Key Information

Full-time

4 years

Typical Offer

BBB (120 UCAS Tariff points from a minimum of 3 A Levels)

Campus

Brayford Pool

Validation Status

Validated

Fees

View

UCAS Code

N310

Course Code

BANFINUM

Key Information

Full-time

4 years

Typical Offer

BBB (120 UCAS Tariff points from a minimum of 3 A Levels)

Campus

Brayford Pool

Validation Status

Validated

Fees

View

UCAS Code

N310

Course Code

BANFINUM

(MFin) Banking and Finance (MFin) Banking and Finance

The Lincoln Student Managed Investment Fund lets students gain real world experience of the stock exchange.

Key Information

Full-time

4 years

Typical Offer

BBB (120 UCAS Tariff points from a minimum of 3 A Levels)

Campus

Brayford Pool

Validation Status

Validated

Fees

View

UCAS Code

N310

Course Code

BANFINUM

Key Information

Full-time

4 years

Typical Offer

BBB (120 UCAS Tariff points from a minimum of 3 A Levels)

Campus

Brayford Pool

Validation Status

Validated

Fees

View

UCAS Code

N310

Course Code

BANFINUM

Teaching and Learning During COVID-19

The current COVID-19 pandemic has meant that at Lincoln we are making changes to our teaching and learning approach and to our campus, to ensure that students and staff can enjoy a safe and positive learning experience here at Lincoln.

From autumn 2020 our aim is to provide an on-campus learning experience. Our intention is that teaching will be delivered through a mixture of face-to-face and online sessions. There will be social activities in place for students - all in line with appropriate social distancing and fully adhering to any changes in government guidance as our students' safety is our primary concern.

We want to ensure that your Lincoln experience is as positive, exciting and enjoyable as possible as you embark on the next phase of your life. COVID-19 has encouraged us to review our practices and, as a result, to take the opportunity to find new ways to enhance the Lincoln experience. It has challenged us to find innovative new approaches to supporting students' learning and social interactions. These learning experiences, which blend digital and face-to-face, will be vital in helping to prepare our students for a 21st Century workplace.

Of course at Lincoln, personal tutoring is key to our delivery, providing every student with a dedicated tutor to support them throughout their time here at the University. Smaller class sizes mean our academic staff can engage with each student as an individual, and work with them to enhance their strengths. In this environment we hope that students have more opportunities for discussion and engagement and get to know each other better.

Course learning outcomes are vital to prepare you for your future and we aim to utilise this mix of face-to-face and online teaching to deliver these. Students benefit from and enjoy fieldtrips and placements and, whilst it is currently hard to predict the availability of these, we are working hard and with partners and will aspire to offer these wherever possible - obviously in compliance with whatever government guidance is in place at the time.

We are utilising a range of different digital tools for teaching including our dedicated online managed learning environment. All lectures for larger groups will be delivered online using interactive software and a range of different formats. We aim to make every contact count and seminars and small group sessions will maximise face-to-face interaction. Practicals, workshops, studio sessions and performance-based sessions are planned to be delivered face-to-face, in a socially distanced way with appropriate PPE.

The University of Lincoln is a top 20 TEF Gold University and we have won awards for our approach to teaching and learning, our partnerships and industry links, and the opportunities these provide for our students. Our aim is that our online and socially distanced delivery during this COVID-19 pandemic is engaging and that students can interact with their tutors and each other and contribute to our academic community.

As and when restrictions start to lift, we aim to deliver an increasing amount of face-to-face teaching and external engagements, depending on each course. Safety will continue to be our primary focus and we will respond to any changing circumstances as they arise to ensure our community is supported. More information about the specific approaches for each course will be shared when teaching starts.

Of course as you start a new academic year it will be challenging but we will be working with you every step of the way. For all our students new and established, we look forward to welcoming you to our vibrant community this Autumn. If you have any questions please visit our FAQs or contact us on 01522 886644.

Dr. Hao Quach - Programme Leader

Dr. Hao Quach - Programme Leader

Dr. Hao Quach started his academic career in 1998. He joined the University of Lincoln in 2014. Prior to that he had worked either as a lecturer or as a research fellow at a number of universities, including Harvard University, California State University at Long Beach, University of Salford, University of Liverpool, University of Birmingham, National Economics University, and the National University of Vietnam in Hanoi. He has published research in areas of capital markets with specific focus on pricing models, business valuation, investment strategies, corporate governance, behavioural finance, banking system, and microfinance.

School Staff List

Welcome to (MFin) Banking and Finance

From the City of London to Singapore, Frankfurt to New York, the banking sector offers lucrative and rewarding careers for graduates with the skills and drive to succeed in a highly competitive global industry.

Lincoln’s MFin Banking and Finance degree is aimed at those who aspire to a career in the financial sector in roles such as securities analyst, financial or investment manager, or as a private, commercial, or investment banker.

During this course, students are encouraged to learn about how the economy works, how decisions are made in banking and finance, and how financial systems and capital markets operate in an international context. They are invited to explore how government policies influence the overall stock market index, how corporate actions affect stock prices, and how private and corporate wealth is created.

A number of our academics teaching Banking and Finance at Lincoln have knowledge and practical expertise gained from experience in the sector, which gives students the opportunity to learn about real-world scenarios.

Students from this programme are invited to participate in Lincoln Student Managed Investment Fund, a fund that is run and managed by students to invest in shares of companies listed on London Stock Exchange. This is organised by academics with real-world experience in the sector.

Students on this four-year MFin programme have the opportunity to study research methods and advanced modules. They also have the chance to complete a substantive independent study project in an area of specific interest.

Welcome to (MFin) Banking and Finance

From the City of London to Singapore, Frankfurt to New York, the banking sector offers lucrative and rewarding careers for graduates with the skills and drive to succeed in a highly competitive global industry.

Lincoln’s MFin Banking and Finance degree is aimed at those who aspire to a career in the financial sector in roles such as securities analyst, financial or investment manager, or as a private, commercial, or investment banker.

During this course, students are encouraged to learn about how the economy works, how decisions are made in banking and finance, and how financial systems and capital markets operate in an international context. They are invited to explore how government policies influence the overall stock market index, how corporate actions affect stock prices, and how private and corporate wealth is created.

A number of our academics teaching Banking and Finance at Lincoln have knowledge and practical expertise gained from experience in the sector, which gives students the opportunity to learn about real-world scenarios.

Students on this four-year MFin programme have the opportunity to study research methods and advanced modules. They also have the chance to complete a substantive independent study project in an area of specific interest.

How You Study

Throughout the course, students are able to learn the foundations of economic principles, accounting and finance, and business data analysis. They then progress to study more advanced financial and banking management. The third year provides students with the flexibility to tailor their degree to their specific interests, with a range of optional modules available.

Students on this four-year MFin programme have the opportunity to study research methods and advanced modules. They also have the chance to complete a substantive independent study project in an area of specific interest.

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.

Find out More

How You Study

Throughout the course, students are able to learn the foundations of economic principles, accounting and finance, and business data analysis. They then progress to study more advanced financial and banking management. The third year provides students with the flexibility to tailor their degree to their specific interests, with a range of optional modules available.

Students on this four-year MFin programme have the opportunity to study research methods and advanced modules. They also have the chance to complete a substantive independent study project in an area of specific interest.

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.

Find out More

An Introduction to Your Modules

Module Overview

This module aims to introduce students to the nature and mechanics of financial information. This is done in a manner which encourages a critical reflection upon the construction and uses of such information. Both management and financial accounting are considered. In particular, students can be introduced to the detail of double entry book keeping and the associated financial reports of sole traders, partnerships, limited companies (including those in a manufacturing environment) and simple not for profit organisations. The module aims to examine the role of financial information for the variety of possible users and explore the different, often conflicting needs of these groups.

Module Overview

This module is intended for students who are interested in understanding the way people work, as individuals and as group members in firms. The module explores essential topics in a clear, concise and informative manner, aiming to introduce students to the interpersonal perceptual processes in a work environment; the key behavioural factors determining effective and ineffective groups; the usefulness of theories on leadership/management styles; and the difficulties in implementing change in organisations.

Module Overview

This module aims to provides the non-Economist with with an amalgam of economic theory and contemporary comment which prepares them for a further study in Economics. There is a grounding in basic tools and concepts. It provides ideas about labour markets and market structure, the market, inflation and deflation, growth and stagnation and balance of payment issues and exchange rates.

Module Overview

This module is designed to provide an introduction to the theory and practice of marketing. Students will have the chance to examine the key concepts and issues of marketing.

Module Overview

In the last couple of decades the banking industry was at the heart of dramatic changes, including deregulation, financial innovation and globalization. This module is designed to examine these developments and their effects on the banking sector. The module continues by providing students with the opportunity to analyse contemporary issues in banking that emerged as responses to these global developments. These issues include the provision of credit and in particular credit rationing, securitization of debt, and competition and mergers in the banking sector.

Module Overview

Financial Management introduces the role of the financial manager and focuses on the key issues surrounding investment, financing and distribution decisions. As a first introduction to finance, specifically, this covers the identification, appraisal and evaluation of investment opportunities in the context of shareholder wealth maximization, the sources of finance available and the markets they trade in. The issues of risk identification, measurement and evaluation is also explored in this module.

Module Overview

This module is designed to make students aware of international financial markets and institutions. The need for financial markets and institutions is the underlying scope of the module and students have the opportunity to investigate this importance for their own countries.

Module Overview

This module is designed to introduce the principles and methods for statistical and econometric modeling. It provides students with the opportunity to develop the fundamental skills of using econometrics software packages that are essential for students who wish to pursue further studies or a professional career in economics, finance or related disciplines. Real-world data can be used in this module to help students to develop problem-solving skills.

Module Overview

This module aims to provide students with the opportunity to develop knowledge of the gains to be made from trading internationally. It focuses also on the gains to be made from economic integration and the globalisation process. The module also seeks to examine the main patterns of trade and exchange and aims to demonstrate how free trade can be influenced by government and the future risks of protectionism.

Module Overview

This module provides an opportunity for students to extend their understanding of macroeconomics. It emphasises the role of macroeconomics as an applied discipline, focusing on issues facing the world’s economies featured in the Financial Times. By the end students are expected to be able to use the techniques learned to interpret changing macroeconomic aggregates, events and policies.

Module Overview

This module focuses upon the primary statement of roles which participants in the financial landscape provide. These roles are central to the idea of money and role which it plays in the modern landscape in terms of the flow of funds as a framework. The module aims to provide a brief introduction to the major participants; banks, pension funds, insurance companies and the management role of funds which they have.

Module Overview

This module aims to build on Fundamentals of Econometrics and seeks to look at further and advanced topics in econometric analysis. The module aims to provide students with the opportunity to further their econometric modeling skills by using real-world empirical applications in the fields related to economics, finance, and rural and urban economics. The topics covered aim to reflect the development of contemporary applied econometrics. These topics include time series regression, cross-sectional and panel data regression, instrumental variables regression, experiments and quasi-experiments, and discrete choice model.

Module Overview

The module seeks to provide students with the opportunity to develop an understanding of recent advances in econometrics for testing theories in economics and finance. It aims to develop the technical skills necessary to pursue a wide range of empirical research in economics and finance and offers the opportunity to develop some advanced time series skills.

Module Overview

This module aims to introduce the more complex areas of financial management. It is designed to familiarise students with the major theoretical developments and practices in the areas of corporate finance and risk management. Students are encouraged to develop critical thinking when considering the advantages and disadvantages of diverse practices in the areas of corporate finance and risk management.

Module Overview

Personal financial planning is the process whereby individuals can determine whether or not they can meet their financial objectives through proper management of their financial resources. This module demonstrates and explores the application of a range of techniques used to help achieve this aim. Many students will go on to work in the financial services sector. This module aims to provide these students with a fundamental underpinning of the issues they are likely to face when working in this industry.

Module Overview

Private Banking and Wealth Management is a module targeted at students who wish to build upon their previous knowledge of international financial markets and products by analysing and evaluating the core financial service of wealth management. The module aims to both broaden students’ knowledge and understanding of the financial services industry and further develop their intellectual and practical skills via the analysis and evaluation of the wealth management process.

Module Overview

This module aims to widen the concepts and motivations in understanding the economic activities of agents, and develops an appreciation of why these are different from standard/neo-classical economics. The module draws on the recent research from the area of behavioural finance, biology and psychology to present a foundation, upon which to build a more critical understanding of the rational economics foundations. The module covers alternative modus operandi for economic interactions, such as Prospect Theory and other models. The module investigates situations and the assumptions about behaviour which gives rise to certain behavioural biases, which constitute observable phenomena. These are then generalised to the “probable effects” on markets.

Module Overview

This module aims to provide an introduction to decision-making in different environments. After a short review of the rational choice paradigm, the module seeks to explore intertemporal decision problem and Expected Utility Theory.

Module Overview

This module aims to offer students two significant moments of practical reflection. Firstly, the module provides students with the opportunity to reflect on some of the powerful images of leadership that influence their own views on leading, following and leadership. Secondly, the module asks for students to consider their own skills, qualities and capabilities in order to consider their near future and the question 'what sort of leader am I and what sort of leader might I become?'

Module Overview

The module aims to focus on the role of financial managers managing a special type of business – the commercial banks. The module is designed to give a brief introduction to the banking and financial services industry in an opened and globalized economy context, including the organisation and structure of banking and financial services industry.

Module Overview

The dissertation provides the opportunity to demonstrate the ability to reflect critically on the aspects relating to their Masters programme. The vehicle will be the researching and writing of a dissertation, based on the methods delivered in the pre-requisite QM modules modules. The dissertation is the capstone of the Masters learning process, and allows the student to demonstrate mastery in scholarship of a programme related topic that they have selected in amalgamation with supervisory tutors.

Module Overview

This module is set in the real world of corporate finance, and is designed to ensure that students have the opportunity to understand the fundamentals of how to analyse and challenge a set of figures. Students have the chance to develop their understanding of core analysis methodology and also to look beyond the core figures and the results of the analysis with the aim of enabling them to challenge the figures, the thinking, the structure and the underlying business drivers. The thinking and techniques from the earlier part of the module can be developed to encourage students to use their learnings in a number of corporate scenarios, requiring the application of theory to the realities of the ever-changing corporate market.

Module Overview

The module focuses on the role of investment bankers who have to deal with typical transactions in the capital markets from debt and equity capital market products to mergers and acquisitions and more structured products such as leverage buyouts. The module also analyses typical products, the process of investment banking and how typical investment banking transactions are implemented.

Module Overview

This module aims to develop an understanding of, and a challenge to, the wider relevance of the continuing evolution of corporate governance, its basis in law and code, and its interaction with the expectations under the IFRS financial reporting environment. It will provide student with the opportunity to gain a critical understanding of current issues affecting financial and non-financial reporting in an international context.

† 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.

An Introduction to Your Modules

Module Overview

This module aims to introduce students to the nature and mechanics of financial information. This is done in a manner which encourages a critical reflection upon the construction and uses of such information. Both management and financial accounting are considered. In particular, students can be introduced to the detail of double entry book keeping and the associated financial reports of sole traders, partnerships, limited companies (including those in a manufacturing environment) and simple not for profit organisations. The module aims to examine the role of financial information for the variety of possible users and explore the different, often conflicting needs of these groups.

Module Overview

This module is intended for students who are interested in understanding the way people work, as individuals and as group members in firms. The module explores essential topics in a clear, concise and informative manner, aiming to introduce students to the interpersonal perceptual processes in a work environment; the key behavioural factors determining effective and ineffective groups; the usefulness of theories on leadership/management styles; and the difficulties in implementing change in organisations.

Module Overview

This module aims to provides the non-Economist with with an amalgam of economic theory and contemporary comment which prepares them for a further study in Economics. There is a grounding in basic tools and concepts. It provides ideas about labour markets and market structure, the market, inflation and deflation, growth and stagnation and balance of payment issues and exchange rates.

Module Overview

This module is designed to provide an introduction to the theory and practice of marketing. Students will have the chance to examine the key concepts and issues of marketing.

Module Overview

In the last couple of decades the banking industry was at the heart of dramatic changes, including deregulation, financial innovation and globalization. This module is designed to examine these developments and their effects on the banking sector. The module continues by providing students with the opportunity to analyse contemporary issues in banking that emerged as responses to these global developments. These issues include the provision of credit and in particular credit rationing, securitization of debt, and competition and mergers in the banking sector.

Module Overview

Financial Management introduces the role of the financial manager and focuses on the key issues surrounding investment, financing and distribution decisions. As a first introduction to finance, specifically, this covers the identification, appraisal and evaluation of investment opportunities in the context of shareholder wealth maximization, the sources of finance available and the markets they trade in. The issues of risk identification, measurement and evaluation is also explored in this module.

Module Overview

This module is designed to make students aware of international financial markets and institutions. The need for financial markets and institutions is the underlying scope of the module and students have the opportunity to investigate this importance for their own countries.

Module Overview

This module is designed to introduce the principles and methods for statistical and econometric modeling. It provides students with the opportunity to develop the fundamental skills of using econometrics software packages that are essential for students who wish to pursue further studies or a professional career in economics, finance or related disciplines. Real-world data can be used in this module to help students to develop problem-solving skills.

Module Overview

This module aims to provide students with the opportunity to develop knowledge of the gains to be made from trading internationally. It focuses also on the gains to be made from economic integration and the globalisation process. The module also seeks to examine the main patterns of trade and exchange and aims to demonstrate how free trade can be influenced by government and the future risks of protectionism.

Module Overview

This module provides an opportunity for students to extend their understanding of macroeconomics. It emphasises the role of macroeconomics as an applied discipline, focusing on issues facing the world’s economies featured in the Financial Times. By the end students are expected to be able to use the techniques learned to interpret changing macroeconomic aggregates, events and policies.

Module Overview

This module focuses upon the primary statement of roles which participants in the financial landscape provide. These roles are central to the idea of money and role which it plays in the modern landscape in terms of the flow of funds as a framework. The module aims to provide a brief introduction to the major participants; banks, pension funds, insurance companies and the management role of funds which they have.

Module Overview

This module aims to build on Fundamentals of Econometrics and seeks to look at further and advanced topics in econometric analysis. The module aims to provide students with the opportunity to further their econometric modeling skills by using real-world empirical applications in the fields related to economics, finance, and rural and urban economics. The topics covered aim to reflect the development of contemporary applied econometrics. These topics include time series regression, cross-sectional and panel data regression, instrumental variables regression, experiments and quasi-experiments, and discrete choice model.

Module Overview

The module seeks to provide students with the opportunity to develop an understanding of recent advances in econometrics for testing theories in economics and finance. It aims to develop the technical skills necessary to pursue a wide range of empirical research in economics and finance and offers the opportunity to develop some advanced time series skills.

Module Overview

This module aims to introduce the more complex areas of financial management. It is designed to familiarise students with the major theoretical developments and practices in the areas of corporate finance and risk management. Students are encouraged to develop critical thinking when considering the advantages and disadvantages of diverse practices in the areas of corporate finance and risk management.

Module Overview

Personal financial planning is the process whereby individuals can determine whether or not they can meet their financial objectives through proper management of their financial resources. This module demonstrates and explores the application of a range of techniques used to help achieve this aim. Many students will go on to work in the financial services sector. This module aims to provide these students with a fundamental underpinning of the issues they are likely to face when working in this industry.

Module Overview

Private Banking and Wealth Management is a module targeted at students who wish to build upon their previous knowledge of financial markets and products by analysing and evaluating the core financial service of wealth management. The module aims to both broaden students’ knowledge and understanding of the financial services industry and further develop their intellectual and practical skills via the analysis and evaluation of the wealth management process.

Module Overview

This module aims to widen the concepts and motivations in understanding the economic activities of agents, and develops an appreciation of why these are different from standard/neo-classical economics. The module draws on the recent research from the area of behavioural finance, biology and psychology to present a foundation, upon which to build a more critical understanding of the rational economics foundations. The module covers alternative modus operandi for economic interactions, such as Prospect Theory and other models. The module investigates situations and the assumptions about behaviour which gives rise to certain behavioural biases, which constitute observable phenomena. These are then generalised to the “probable effects” on markets.

Module Overview

This module aims to provide an introduction to decision-making in different environments. After a short review of the rational choice paradigm, the module seeks to explore intertemporal decision problem and Expected Utility Theory.

Module Overview

This module aims to offer students two significant moments of practical reflection. Firstly, the module provides students with the opportunity to reflect on some of the powerful images of leadership that influence their own views on leading, following and leadership. Secondly, the module asks for students to consider their own skills, qualities and capabilities in order to consider their near future and the question 'what sort of leader am I and what sort of leader might I become?'

Module Overview

The module aims to focus on the role of financial managers managing a special type of business – the commercial banks. The module is designed to give a brief introduction to the banking and financial services industry in an opened and globalized economy context, including the organisation and structure of banking and financial services industry.

Module Overview

The dissertation provides the opportunity to demonstrate the ability to reflect critically on the aspects relating to their Masters programme. The vehicle will be the researching and writing of a dissertation, based on the methods delivered in the pre-requisite QM modules modules. The dissertation is the capstone of the Masters learning process, and allows the student to demonstrate mastery in scholarship of a programme related topic that they have selected in amalgamation with supervisory tutors.

Module Overview

This module is set in the real world of corporate finance, and is designed to ensure that students have the opportunity to understand the fundamentals of how to analyse and challenge a set of figures. Students have the chance to develop their understanding of core analysis methodology and also to look beyond the core figures and the results of the analysis with the aim of enabling them to challenge the figures, the thinking, the structure and the underlying business drivers. The thinking and techniques from the earlier part of the module can be developed to encourage students to use their learnings in a number of corporate scenarios, requiring the application of theory to the realities of the ever-changing corporate market.

Module Overview

The module focuses on the role of investment bankers who have to deal with typical transactions in the capital markets from debt and equity capital market products to mergers and acquisitions and more structured products such as leverage buyouts. The module also analyses typical products, the process of investment banking and how typical investment banking transactions are implemented.

Module Overview

This module aims to develop an understanding of, and a challenge to, the wider relevance of the continuing evolution of corporate governance, its basis in law and code, and its interaction with the expectations under the IFRS financial reporting environment. It will provide student with the opportunity to gain a critical understanding of current issues affecting financial and non-financial reporting in an international context.

† 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

A variety of assessment methods are utilised during this course, including essays, examinations, oral presentations and practicals. These assessments are designed to develop skills that will be useful upon graduation of the course.

The University of Lincoln’s policy is to ensure that staff return assessments to students promptly.

A variety of assessment methods are utilised during this course, including essays, examinations, oral presentations and practicals. These assessments are designed to develop skills that will be useful upon graduation of the course.

The University of Lincoln’s policy is to ensure that staff return assessments to students promptly.

Fees and Scholarships

Going to university is a life-changing step and it's important to understand the costs involved and the funding options available before you start. A full breakdown of the fees associated with this programme can be found on our course fees pages.

Course Fees

For eligible undergraduate students going to university for the first time, scholarships and bursaries are available to help cover costs. The University of Lincoln offers a variety of merit-based and subject-specific bursaries and scholarships. For full details and information about eligibility, visit our scholarships and bursaries pages.

Going to university is a life-changing step and it's important to understand the costs involved and the funding options available before you start. A full breakdown of the fees associated with this programme can be found on our course fees pages.

Course Fees

For eligible undergraduate students going to university for the first time, scholarships and bursaries are available to help cover costs. The University of Lincoln offers a variety of merit-based and subject-specific bursaries and scholarships. For full details and information about eligibility, visit our scholarships and bursaries pages.

Entry Requirements 2020-21

United Kingdom

GCE Advanced Levels: BBB

International Baccalaureate: 30 points overall

BTEC Extended Diploma: Distinction, Distinction, Merit

Access to Higher Education Diploma: 45 Level 3 credits with a minimum of 120 UCAS Tariff points

Applicants will also need at least three GCSEs to include a grade 5 (B) in Maths, a 4 (C) in English and one further GCSE graded at 4 (C) or above. Equivalent Level 2 qualifications may be considered.

International

Non UK Qualifications:

If you have studied outside of the UK, and are unsure whether your qualification meets the above requirements, please visit our country pages https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/studywithus/internationalstudents/entryrequirementsandyourcountry/ for information on equivalent qualifications.

EU and Overseas students will be required to demonstrate English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.0 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in each element. For information regarding other English language qualifications we accept, please visit the English Requirements page https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/studywithus/internationalstudents/englishlanguagerequirementsandsupport/englishlanguagerequirements/

If you do not meet the above IELTS requirements, you may be able to take part in one of our Pre-sessional English and Academic Study Skills courses.

If you would like further information about entry requirements, or would like to discuss whether the qualifications you are currently studying are acceptable, please contact the Admissions team on 01522 886097, or email admissions@lincoln.ac.uk

Entry Requirements 2021-22

United Kingdom

GCE Advanced Levels: BBB

International Baccalaureate: 30 points overall

BTEC Extended Diploma: Distinction, Distinction, Merit

Access to Higher Education Diploma: 45 Level 3 credits with a minimum of 120 UCAS Tariff points

Applicants will also need at least three GCSEs to include a grade 5 (B) in Maths, a 4 (C) in English and one further GCSE graded at 4 (C) or above. Equivalent Level 2 qualifications may be considered.

International

Non UK Qualifications:

If you have studied outside of the UK, and are unsure whether your qualification meets the above requirements, please visit our country pages https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/studywithus/internationalstudents/entryrequirementsandyourcountry/ for information on equivalent qualifications.

EU and Overseas students will be required to demonstrate English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.0 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in each element. For information regarding other English language qualifications we accept, please visit the English Requirements page https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/studywithus/internationalstudents/englishlanguagerequirementsandsupport/englishlanguagerequirements/

If you do not meet the above IELTS requirements, you may be able to take part in one of our Pre-sessional English and Academic Study Skills courses.

If you would like further information about entry requirements, or would like to discuss whether the qualifications you are currently studying are acceptable, please contact the Admissions team on 01522 886097, or email admissions@lincoln.ac.uk

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.

Digital numbers on the stock exchange

"I’m interested in investment banking and this course provided the knowledge of how to analyse stock prices and markets, so it’s been really beneficial."

Patryk Lisowski, BSc (Hons) Banking and Finance graduate

Career Opportunities

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.

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Virtual Open Days

While you may not be able to visit us in person at the moment, you can still find out more about the University of Lincoln and what it is like to live and study here at one of our live Virtual Open Days.

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Related Courses

The University intends to provide its courses as outlined in these pages, although the University may make changes in accordance with the Student Admissions Terms and Conditions.
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