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Location: Main Site
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2021/10/01
Duration: 12 months
Intl fees: £24150
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Lancaster University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
Do you want to pursue a career in banking and the financial services? Our course equips you with tools vital for corporate banking or a role with a regulator.This course is at the cutting edge of financial disciplines. It continually changes to keep pace with the corporate finance landscape. You will be taught by both prominent academics and highly experienced professionals in economic theory and advanced quantitative methods. You will analyse financial markets and the institutional framework of the money and banking sectors. In your final term you have the chance to take part in an innovative practical research project. Supervised by a dedicated expert in your chosen topic, you will develop valuable skills and professional training to enhance your future career prospects.Our graduates go on to work as economists in central banks and government organisations, bankers, financial analysts and risk managers in financial institutions. This course is also excellent preparation for pursuing doctoral research.
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2:1 Hons degree (UK or equivalent) in Economics, Finance or a related subject. You will have successfully completed modules in Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Mathematics including Calculus, Statistics and Probability. We may also consider non-standard applicants, please contact us for information.
IELTS: 7.0 (minimum of 6.0 in each)
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About this university
Around 3000 student attend the university from outside the UK coming from around 100 different countries. As well as the student union, there is also wellbeing and support groups to help students adapt to their new home and groups dealing with sports and cultures from around the world. There is help to adapt to life in the city and in the UK as well as practical assistance available with matters such as immigration paperwork and visas. Lancaster University Students Union (LUSU) is the heart of student life outside the classroom at the university. There is no central building for the union apart from an administration area and each college has its own branch. There are some 200 societies operating within the university ranging from the student union newspaper, established in 1967 and being the oldest student media on campus to sports, arts, political and cultural organisations. The students union is also responsible for the organisation of fairs and balls during the year. There are a number of different sports available to students through the university and most of the teams take part in the various university and college leagues. There is an annual Roses Tournament against the team from the University of York, taking its name from the 15th century civil war called the War of the Roses between the two counties.