Get the skills you need to succeed in the banking, financial and commercial sector, along with essential market insights, with our Banking and Finance degree in Chelmsford.
You're ambitious, and you understand the kind of skills you need to get ahead in the banking, financial and commercial sector.
We know you’re determined, and that you want to have a strong grasp of what it’s like to work in banking and finance after you graduate.
Our BSc (Hons) Banking and Finance degree course offers a practical, hands-on learning experience. With our Bloomberg Financial Markets Lab, industry connections, and optional placements and internships, you’ll learn in a unique university environment.
Here at ARU, we understand the importance of collaboration in today’s financial world. So develop your cooperative skills and ideas generation with course-based student societies – and become a stronger player on the job market.
Our Bloomberg Financial Markets Lab in Chelmsford offers you the chance to enhance your employability, through virtual trading and live financial information on global stock exchanges. We believe that the sooner you start, the more you’ll get out of it. That’s why you’ll be using Bloomberg, with full support, from Year 1.
Networking is a smart move for your career, and you’ll be able to make the most of our industry connections. We encourage you to engage at regular seminars and talks led by experts, offering you valuable insights into the business world.
We know that your future career is important, and you want to build your CV. So we’ll encourage you to grab every opportunity for real-world experience – this could mean a placement year in industry as part of your degree, or taking the chance to study abroad.
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As well as our extensive library and IT facilities, you can expect the following as part of your Banking and Finance degree course:
Senior Lecturer in Banking and Finance
Head of School of Economics, Finance and Law
There are exciting career opportunities across the banking and finance industries, in both private and public sectors. With your Banking and Finance degree, you may wish to move into a role in the financial markets, in areas such as FX management, derivative markets or equity fund management, or you could opt to gain experience in the banking sector in areas such as credit risk management, or mergers and acquisitions. You may even decide to start your own business.
We work with employers to make sure you graduate with the knowledge, skills and abilities they need. They help us review what we teach and how we teach it – and they offer hands-on, practical opportunities to learn through work-based projects, internships or placements. Throughout your degree you’ll come into regular contact with a number of professional bodies which will allow you to network and create contacts.
Through our Intern Programme, around 35 students each year get a business mentor, work experience, exclusive training and development, and a reference from our Dean.
"I cannot say enough how much the support provided and the co-curricular activities has helped throughout uni and will continue to be of use in the future."
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You have the option to take a placement year as part of this course. It’s a great chance to get hands-on experience in the industry you want to work in.Your guide to placements
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