Why study this course?
The Money, Banking and Finance BSc with integrated foundation course is designed to ensure that you study a core of subjects to satisfy a wide range of employers during your career. The course will provide you with advanced training in core areas of economics as well as specialist training in areas relevant to the Money, Banking and Finance programme.
- We are one of a handful of business schools in the UK that holds the prestigious ‘triple-crown’ accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS).
- Our strong links with industry mean that rigorous undergraduate academic study is combined with a real practical focus, leading to excellent job opportunities for our students.
- The University of Birmingham is amongst the top three in the United Kingdom for being most frequently targeted by the country’s top employers.
Your programme of study
Designed for international students who require a preparatory year prior to undergraduate study, the BSc Money, Banking and Finance foundation programme is equivalent in learning to year 13 of the UK education system.
Successful completion of the Money, Banking and Finance foundation year will also guarantee you progression onto the BSc Money, Banking and Finance course. *You will need at least 100 credits, an average of at least 60%, at least 60% in Academic English and Study Skills and at least 65% in Quantitative Methods for Business and Economics.
We will ensure you're fully prepared for your undergraduate programme, immersing you in the university environment and giving you dedicated support in your first year in Dubai.
The BSc Money, Banking and Finance course
The course is designed to allow maximum flexibility whilst ensuring that you study acore of subjects to satisfy a wide range of employers during your career. You will take compulsory modules in Economics, Accounting, Banking, Finance, Law and Quantitative Techniques. During your final year you will also write an extended essay which allows in-depth study of a topic of special interest to you.
Up to 10% of the cohort of students (with a max. of 10 students) will have the opportunity to undertake the second year of our Money, Banking and Finance course in Birmingham. In order to be eligible for this opportunity, students will need to have achieved a weighted mean mark of 60% in their first year and will need to establish their right to study in the UK (via a visa if necessary). When in Birmingham, students will follow the course requirements of the Birmingham-based version of the Money, Banking and Finance course, as they will be temporarily transferred to that programme.