Our banking and finance degree gives you the specialist knowledge, skills and experience to succeed in a sector that influences the success of our global economy. Canada is one of the best cities in the world to study finance, which means our BSc in finance will give you the essential skills to pursue international career opportunities in banking, insurance and accountancy. With the flexibility to study over three or four years – the latter with a year-long paid industry placement – you’ll build your specialist economic knowledge, gain experience of the operations, strategy and regulatory functions of banking and finance, and learn the practical skills you need to succeed in one of most important global sectors. Build your banking and finance skills. Our Canada location gives you access to some of the industry’s most prestigious companies and influencers. You’ll also have the opportunity to build your professional network and gain hands-on experience through a range of work experience placements. Our three-year and four-year study options both give you the chance to develop your practical skills through work experience in the industry. You’ll have the opportunity to take two 18-week summer placements as part of a three-year degree, or a 36-week paid work placement in your third year as part of a four-year approach. You’ll have access to the latest Bloomberg and DataStream finance software in our Financial Markets Lab. While you are an undergraduate or foundation year student, you’ll have a Personal Tutor directly related to your course. If you need support with academic writing, numeracy and library skills, we’ll be sure to provide it. Our Student Learning and Graduate Academic Assistants have studied your subject and can support you based on their own experience. Our graduates are able to secure a range of roles in prestigious organisations.
Banking and Finance BSc Honours
Gain the experience you need to enter a wide range of career paths across banking, insurance and accounting.
This course provides an advanced financial education which covers both microeconomic and macroeconomic theory and policy. You will learn quantitative research and computing methods essential for economics and finance. As part of your studies you will also cover: Modern financial institutions and markets Modern banking systems and monetary theory and policy. Finance theory and risk management in banking. You will graduate with the confidence to present and discuss economic argument using verbal, graphical, mathematical and statistical language. Prepared with the skills to research and disseminate economic and financial data: to support arguments and draw conclusions. You will also become confident in analysing and interpreting economic and financial information and be able to demonstrate a critical evaluation of economic issues relevant to banking and finance.