|Field of Study:||Financial Planning and Services
|Description:||The BSc (Hons) Banking and Finance degree at Lincoln is aimed at those who aspire to pursue a career in the financial sector in roles such as financial or investment portfolio managers or as private, commercial, or investment bankers. 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 Banking and Finance degree can be a pathway to senior management positions in the private, public, and commercial sectors and in securities companies. Graduates may choose to pursue a career in financial management, investment management, commercial banking, private banking, wealth management, or investment banking. This degree encourages the development of research techniques, which are necessary for those choosing to progress to postgraduate-level study.