Banking & Finance UOE HB

(Top-up)

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Banking and Finance

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  • Overview

  • Overview

  • About the Programme

    How does financial theory aid corporate decision making? How do banks manage risks across global markets? The past 20 years have seen banks and financial markets become increasingly globalised. Deregulation and advances in technology have
    empowered banks to expand their offerings, making them an integral component of all financial sectors. The Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Banking and Finance (Top-up) programme combines academic rigour with practical financial skills to meet the needs of demanding careers in the Banking and Finance industry. You will explore topics including:

    • Banking sector regulation
    • Current issues in modern banking
    • The global financial system
    • The role of the academic, analyst, investor and policymaker
    • Why banks exist and how they operate in the modern economy

    This Degree programme introduces you to the main functional areas of Business, including Accounting, Management and Marketing. This gives you the flexibility to work in any area of Banking and Finance, or Business after graduation. You will have the opportunity to put your knowledge into practice by completing an in-depth, independent research project. This will give you the chance to further develop vital employability skills in the areas of research, time management and critical thinking.

    The Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Banking and Finance (Top-up) is a Direct Honours Degree programme that consists of 15 modules.
     

    Graduation & Degree Awarded
    Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the programme structure will be awarded the Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Banking and Finance from University of Essex, United Kingdom.

    The Degree will be the same as that awarded to the on-campus graduates in the United Kingdom.
     

    Honours Awarded
    Honours in the Degree will be awarded based on the total marks of all programmes in accordance with the university programmes regulations.

     

    Key facts
    Duration
    18 months
    Intakes
    June & December
    Career Opportunities
    Compliance Officer
    Credit Analyst
    Equities Analyst
    Insurance Analyst
    Investment Research Analyst
    Tax Analyst
    Trading Representative
    Assessment
    A combination of assignments and examinations
  • About the Programme

    How does financial theory aid corporate decision making? How do banks manage risks across global markets? The past 20 years have seen banks and financial markets become increasingly globalised. Deregulation and advances in technology have
    empowered banks to expand their offerings, making them an integral component of all financial sectors. The Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Banking and Finance (Top-up) programme combines academic rigour with practical financial skills to meet the needs of demanding careers in the Banking and Finance industry. You will explore topics including:

    • Banking sector regulation
    • Current issues in modern banking
    • The global financial system
    • The role of the academic, analyst, investor and policymaker
    • Why banks exist and how they operate in the modern economy

    This Degree programme introduces you to the main functional areas of Business, including Accounting, Management and Marketing. This gives you the flexibility to work in any area of Banking and Finance, or Business after graduation. You will have the opportunity to put your knowledge into practice by completing an in-depth, independent research project. This will give you the chance to further develop vital employability skills in the areas of research, time management and critical thinking.

    The Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Banking and Finance (Top-up) is a Direct Honours Degree programme that consists of 15 modules.

     

    Graduation & Degree Awarded
    Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the programme structure will be awarded the Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Banking and Finance from University of Essex, United Kingdom.

    The Degree will be the same as that awarded to the on-campus graduates in the United Kingdom.

     

    Honours Awarded
    Honours in the Degree will be awarded based on the total marks of all programmes in accordance with the university programmes regulations.

    Key facts
    Duration
    18 months
    Intakes
    June & December
    Career Opportunities
    Compliance Officer
    Credit Analyst
    Equities Analyst
    Insurance Analyst
    Investment Research Analyst
    Tax Analyst
    Trading Representative
    Assessment
    A combination of assignments and examinations

Accreditation

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Accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

Receive exemption* for up to 9 exams (3 Applied Knowledge and 6 Applied Skills exams)

  • Intakes

    There are 2 intakes per year.

    Commencement
    • June
    • December

      Please contact our programme consultant to obtain a copy of the class schedules.

    Minimum Class Size
    • 20 students

      Class may commence with fewer students than indicated above, subject to resource availability. In the event of cancellation, you will be notified at least 1 week before the programme commencement date, stated in your student contract with Kaplan, and our consultants will contact you to advise on a backup plan.

  • Intakes

    There are 2 intakes per year.

    Commencement
    • June
    • December

      Please contact our programme consultant to obtain a copy of the class schedules.

    Minimum Class Size
    • 20 students

      Class may commence with fewer students than indicated above, subject to resource availability. In the event of cancellation, you will be notified at least 1 week before the programme commencement date, stated in your student contract with Kaplan, and our consultants will contact you to advise on a backup plan.

Curriculum

Modules

Core Modules
  • Corporate Finance
  • Empirical Finance
  • Finance Research Project
  • Financial Intermediaries, Instruments and Markets
  • Financial Management
  • Financial Markets and Monetary Policy
  • Financial Modelling
  • Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • Introduction to Banking
  • International Banking
  • Management Accounting 1
  • Options and Futures
  • Portfolio Analysis
  • Risk Management and Financial Institutions
  • Taxation Policy and Practice
  • Admission Criteria
    Academic Requirements

    This Degree programme accepts a wide range of qualifications, which includes:

    • Polytechnic Diploma
    • Kaplan Diploma
    • Other Private Diplomas and/or Foreign qualifications will be assessed on a case-by-case basis
    English Language Requirements
    • An approved Diploma qualification or higher, where the language of instruction was English; OR
    • GCE O-Level English Language or Literature in English (Grade C6 and above); OR
    • IELTS 6.0 or equivalent; OR
    • Other English language qualifications accepted by the University of Essex, which can be found here.

    In all cases, the final decision on admission to the programme rests with the University. 

    Work Experience
    • When required, the University’s Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning (RPEL) process will be applied, on a case-by-case basis, as part of the admissions process for programmes offered in Singapore through our partnership with Kaplan. Any assessment, typically based on evidence of significant and relevant experiential learning, and related admissions decisions would be conducted by University staff and leads to the recognition of the achievement of learning outcomes and the award of University Credit.
  • Admission Criteria
    Academic Requirements

    This Degree programme accepts a wide range of qualifications, which includes:

    • Polytechnic Diploma
    • Kaplan Diploma
    • Other Private Diplomas and/or Foreign qualifications will be assessed on a case-by-case basis
    English Language Requirements
    • An approved Diploma qualification or higher, where the language of instruction was English; OR
    • GCE O-Level English Language or Literature in English (Grade C6 and above); OR
    • IELTS 6.0 or equivalent; OR
    • Other English language qualifications accepted by the University of Essex, which can be found here.

    In all cases, the final decision on admission to the programme rests with the University. 

    Work Experience
    • When required, the University’s Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning (RPEL) process will be applied, on a case-by-case basis, as part of the admissions process for programmes offered in Singapore through our partnership with Kaplan. Any assessment, typically based on evidence of significant and relevant experiential learning, and related admissions decisions would be conducted by University staff and leads to the recognition of the achievement of learning outcomes and the award of University Credit.
  • Fees

    • Local Applicants
      Apply Now

      Part-time (Local Applicants) – Click here to apply online

      Tuition Fee

      The total tuition fee covers university registration, lectures/tutorials/workshops and main assessments such as assignments/tests/examinations/projects (where applicable), programme materials in digital format, Degree (if earned) and transcript.

      S$23,920.05 payable in 6 instalments 
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST


      Receive a S$400 referral fee when you recommend a friend to enrol in our Degree programme*

      *Click here for Terms and Conditions for Rebates and Offers.

      Non-Refundable Application Fee

      S$239.80
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST

      Student Development Fee

      S$283.40*
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST


      *Payment for this fee will be included in the first instalment.

      The Student Development Fee covers the provision of a comprehensive range of initiatives aimed at enhancing the career and industry-readiness of Kaplan students, such as programmes aimed at improving interpersonal skills, technical and digital skills, as well as career advisory and job matching services. More details can be found here.

      Mode of Payment

      Click here to learn about available payment modes.

      GST

      All fees indicated are inclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST) at the prevailing rate of 9%. For more information on the GST revision, please refer to the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) website. Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.

      Fees remain subject to change. Applicant will be charged the prevailing fees and GST at the time of application. For more information about the programme, please contact our programme consultant.


      Please refer to the following scenarios for how GST will be applied:

      Scenario 1

      • Invoice generated in 2023
      • Services rendered in 2023

      8% GST will apply.

       

      Scenario 2

      • Invoice generated in 2023
      • Services rendered on or after 1 Jan 2024
      • Payment collected on or after 1 Jan 2024 

      9% GST will apply.

       

      Scenario 3

      • Invoice generated on or after 1 Jan 2024

      9% GST will apply.

      Education Loan

      Choice of flexible repayment schemes available to suit your needs.

      • Standard Repayment: Pay your monthly instalments (principal and interest) once your loan is disbursed.
      • Partial Repayment: Pay partial instalments for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Interest Servicing: Pay only interest for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Flexible repayment tenure of up to 8 years.

      Please click here for more information on Maybank Education loan and here for OCBC Frank Education loan. Terms and conditions apply, subject to bank’s approval.

  • Fees

    • Local Applicants
      Apply Now

      Full-time (Local Applicants) – Click here to apply online

      Tuition Fee

      The total tuition fee covers university registration, lectures/tutorials/workshops and main assessments such as assignments/tests/examinations/projects (where applicable), programme materials in digital format, Degree (if earned) and transcript.

      S$23,920.05 payable in 6 instalments 
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST


      Receive a S$400 referral fee when you recommend a friend to enrol in our Degree programme*

      *Click here for Terms and Conditions for Rebates and Offers.

      Non-Refundable Application Fee

      S$239.80
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST

      Student Development Fee

      S$283.40*
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST


      *Payment for this fee will be included in the first instalment.

      The Student Development Fee covers the provision of a comprehensive range of initiatives aimed at enhancing the career and industry-readiness of Kaplan students, such as programmes aimed at improving interpersonal skills, technical and digital skills, as well as career advisory and job matching services. More details can be found here.

      Mode of Payment

      Click here to learn about available payment modes.

      GST

      All fees indicated are inclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST) at the prevailing rate of 9%. For more information on the GST revision, please refer to the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) website. Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.

      Fees remain subject to change. Applicant will be charged the prevailing fees and GST at the time of application. For more information about the programme, please contact our programme consultant.


      Please refer to the following scenarios for how GST will be applied:

      Scenario 1

      • Invoice generated in 2023
      • Services rendered in 2023

      8% GST will apply.

       

      Scenario 2

      • Invoice generated in 2023
      • Services rendered on or after 1 Jan 2024
      • Payment collected on or after 1 Jan 2024 

      9% GST will apply.

       

      Scenario 3

      • Invoice generated on or after 1 Jan 2024

      9% GST will apply.

      Education Loan

      Choice of flexible repayment schemes available to suit your needs.

      • Standard Repayment: Pay your monthly instalments (principal and interest) once your loan is disbursed.
      • Partial Repayment: Pay partial instalments for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Interest Servicing: Pay only interest for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Flexible repayment tenure of up to 8 years.

      Please click here for more information on Maybank Education loan and here for OCBC Frank Education loan. Terms and conditions apply, subject to bank’s approval.

    • International Applicants
      Apply Now

      Full-time (International Applicants) – Click here to apply online.

      Tuition Fee

      The total tuition fee covers university registration, lectures/tutorials/workshops and main assessments such as assignments/tests/examinations/projects (where applicable), programme materials in digital format, Degree (if earned) and transcript.

      $28,040.25 payable in 2 instalments
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST

      Non-Refundable Application Fee

      S$523.20
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST

      Administration Fee

      S$1,199*
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST


      *Includes application for Kaplan Student Access Card, Student’s Pass, Fee Protection Scheme and Medical Insurance.

      Mode of Payment

      Click here to learn about available payment modes.

      GST

      All fees indicated are inclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST) at the prevailing rate of 9%. For more information on the GST revision, please refer to the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) website. Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.

      Fees remain subject to change. Applicant will be charged the prevailing fees and GST at the time of application. For more information about the programme, please contact our programme consultant.


      Please refer to the following scenarios for how GST will be applied:

      Scenario 1

      • Invoice generated in 2023
      • Services rendered in 2023

      8% GST will apply.

       

      Scenario 2

      • Invoice generated in 2023
      • Services rendered on or after 1 Jan 2024
      • Payment collected on or after 1 Jan 2024 

      9% GST will apply.

       

      Scenario 3

      • Invoice generated on or after 1 Jan 2024

      9% GST will apply.

      Education Loan

      Choice of flexible repayment schemes available to suit your needs.

      • Standard Repayment: Pay your monthly instalments (principal and interest) once your loan is disbursed.
      • Partial Repayment: Pay partial instalments for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Interest Servicing: Pay only interest for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Flexible repayment tenure of up to 8 years.

      Please click here for more information on Maybank Education loan and here for OCBC Frank Education loan. Terms and conditions apply, subject to bank’s approval.

  • Duration
    Duration
    • 18 months
    Maximum allowed candidature period
    • 42 months

      If a student fails to complete the programme within the candidature period, they will not be entitled to any recourse or refund.

  • Duration
    Duration
    • 18 months
    Maximum allowed candidature period
    • 42 months

      If a student fails to complete the programme within the candidature period, they will not be entitled to any recourse or refund.

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