Banking and Italian
This course provides a fantastic opportunity to combine Banking with the in-depth study of a language. You will acquire a solid grounding in in the principles of banking and finance and gain advanced skills in Italian.
You will benefit from excellent teaching and student support whilst developing key skills and knowledge that you will need for your year abroad, and later on, for the world of work.
Banking offers you the opportunity to study the theory and practice of financial services and financial markets, and to analyse the broader role of the financial sector in the national and global economies. Banking and financial services is a highly competitive and rapidly changing sector in every modern economy. In recent years, forces such as globalisation, technological change, deregulation and international integration have transformed the banking and financial services sector.
Italian will give you advanced skills in the Italian language, and a broad range of specialised and detailed insights into the culture, society and history that go with it. You will take core modules developing the key oral, aural and written skills each year.
For 2020 entry:
Typical offer is based on a minimum 104 tariff points from a Level 3 qualification* e.g.:
- A Levels (including grade C or above in a relevant language. No language required for language-beginners’ pathway)
- International Baccalaureate Diploma (including grade H5 in a relevant language. No language required for language- beginners’ pathway)
- BTEC National/Extended Diploma and Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma: MMM**
- City & Guilds Advanced Technical/ Extended Diploma: considered on a case by case basis**
- Access: Pass **
- Welsh Baccalaureate is accepted.
International Candidates: school leaving qualifications and college diplomas are accepted from countries worldwide (subject to minimum English Language requirements).
For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.
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In each taught year of this course (Years 1, 2 and 4) you will take an equal number of Banking (50%) and Language (50%) modules. Your third year will be spent abroad.
Course content is for guidance purposes only and may be subject to change.
Scholarships & funding
Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.
Upon successful completion of the program, students will earn a BA (Hons) degree.
Employability and Modern Languages and Cultures degrees
Studying Modern Languages opens the door to a wide variety of careers. Many Bangor Modern Languages graduates have, of course, gone into teaching and translating, but just as many have embarked upon successful careers in the civil service, business and commerce, industry and the media. The skills you learn whilst studying languages – cultural awareness, communication, accuracy, planning and logical analysis – are valued highly by employers from all sectors of the economy.
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We offer a variety of options to gain valuable employability skills, which includes supporting you in work placements and internships that you may wish to undertake.
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