Dr Kim Nguyen - Programme Leader
Dr Kim Nguyen is a Senior Lecturer in Accountancy and Finance at Lincoln International Business School. Before arriving at Lincoln, she worked at the University of Nottingham, Nottingham Trent International College, and Banking University of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. She is an experienced researcher with market experience in banking services. She graduated with a PhD from the University of Nottingham with the thesis entitled: 'Herd Behaviour in Financial Markets: An experimental approach'. Dr Nguyen's research interests include behavioural economics and finance, and she has also researched in the areas of monetary policy and microfinance.Academic Staff List
Welcome to (MFin) Banking and Finance
How You Study
What You Need to Know
We want you to have all the information you need to make an informed decision on where and what you want to study. To help you choose the course that’s right for you, we aim to bring to your attention all the important information you may need. Our What You Need to Know page offers detailed information on key areas including contact hours, assessment, optional modules, and additional costs.
An Introduction to Your Modules
† Some courses may offer optional modules. The availability of optional modules may vary from year to year and will be subject to minimum student numbers being achieved. This means that the availability of specific optional modules cannot be guaranteed. Optional module selection may also be affected by staff availability.
How you are assessed
Entry Requirements 2023-24
Student Managed Investment Fund
Lincoln International Business School offers the Student Managed Investment Fund (LSMIF), which is an investment fund created, operated, and maintained by students within the school, with everything running within the real-world environment of finance.
Students will be managing real money with the with objective of positive returns whilst managing risk. Industry veteran and long-time lecturer Hao Quach will help support the students throughout, with many years of experience in all aspects of investment banking and 20 years teaching in multiple countries, Hao will use his experience to ensure the stability of the fund and provide guidance. Find out more about the Student Managed Investment Fund.
Work Placement Year
Students have the opportunity to undertake a one-year work placement after their second year, enabling them to gain experience and apply their learning in practice. Those who choose to do so, do not pay tuition fees for that year, but are expected to cover their own travel, accommodation, and living costs. Students are expected to source their own placement, and tutors can provide support during this process if required. More information regarding placements with the Business School visit the LIBS work placements pages.
"Apart from the module content, Lincoln also features unparalleled extracurricular experience in the Lincoln Student Managed Investment Fund, which has helped in boosting skills, knowledge, and connections in the finance sector, as well as being a great way to meet friends."Nathan Smith, MFin Banking and Finance graduate
A Banking and Finance degree can be a pathway to senior management positions in the private, public, and commercial sectors. Graduates may choose to pursue a career in financial management, stock brokerage and trading, investment management, commercial banking, private banking, wealth management, or investment banking. This degree encourage the development of research techniques, which are necessary for those choosing to progress to further postgraduate-level study.
Working in Partnership
Lincoln International Business School works with students and organisations to enhance the contribution of business to society. For students, that means developing their business skills and knowledge to improve their career readiness.
The University of Lincoln is a member of AACSB, a global nonprofit association connecting educators, students, and businesses to achieve a common goal: to create the next generation of great leaders. Find out more.
Visit Us in Person
The best way to find out what it is really like to live and learn at Lincoln is to join us for one of our Open Days. Visiting us in person is important and will help you to get a real feel for what it might be like to study here.Book Your Place
Banking and Finance
The BSc (Hons) Banking and Finance is aimed at those who aspire to a career in the financial sector.
Economics and Finance
Economics and Finance programmes explore financial and economic events and their impact on markets.
The ability to analyse and solve business problems in market economies is highly sought after in many types of careers around the world.