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Bangor University

Banking and Finance (Chartered Banker)

Bangor Campus
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Rank: 72 (The Complete University Guide)

Location: Bangor Campus

Website: www.bangor.ac.uk

Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2022/01/01

Duration: 12 months


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72

The Complete University Guide
62

UKEAS Ranking

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Description

Bangor University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.

This degree programme will provide students with advanced level management and business training relating to practical managerial areas in the banking and finance area. This involves understanding practical managerial issues surrounding the running of banking/financial firms including: bank financial and strategic management, banking and financial sector development, bank and corporate performance, analysing the main features of financial systems and markets. It will also develop students' academic and managerial skills in the banking/financial services area and become familiar with the latest strategic, managerial and industrial developments in the financial services industry.This programme will equip participants' for career promotion and employment in the financial sector by developing and enhancing a range of advanced general transferable intellectual and study skills, as well as enhancing lifelong learning skills and personal development to contribute to society at large.

Requirements

Entry requirements

A 2.2 or higher single or joint Honours degree in a related subject is required, or equivalent overseas qualification and grade. Alternatively, possession of a suitable professional qualification and practical experience may also be accepted. Candidates without a relevant degree or professional qualification should have a minimum of 3 years relevant work experience. English language requirement: IELTS: 6.0 (with no element below 5.5), Pearson PTE: a score of 56 (with no element lower than 51), Cambridge English Test Advanced: 169 (with no element lower than 162). It may be necessary for applicants falling short of this minimum standard to attend an intensive English Language course before registering for the academic programme.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.0 (with no element below 5.5)


Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for Bangor University, Banking and finance .

About this university

International students

The International Student Support Office is the first place for international students to contact when studying in Bangor. They are available to provide help and advice in a range of areas including immigration and visas as well as bringing family members to Wales while studying. They are based in the Rathbone Building on College Road. They also organised English Language Preparation Courses for students to whom English isn’t a first language and range from general courses to pre-sessional and summer courses as well as those while students study. The website also provides information on a by-country basis to use before arriving in the country including entry requirements. The Student Union is responsible for the organisation of services and support for students outside the classroom and all students are automatically members. Included in the societies available to students are a number of volunteering opportunities including through Student Volunteering Bangor that has some 30 projects it is associated with as well as Bangor RAG. There are a total of 150 societies including academic and sports clubs with notable sports including the football and rowing clubs. Fun recreational sports such as canoe-polo and sub-aqua are also available for fitness fans. There are religious societies such as the Christian Union and the Islamic Society as well as hobbies and interest groups such as comedy, drama and photography. There is also a student run radio station called Storm FM. In addition, there is the Student Services department based in the Rathbone Building on College Road who are available to help with a wide range of issues such as financial assistance, careers advice and employment guidance.

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