Why study this course?

Our Banking and Finance in the the City course takes four weeks to complete and is part of our International Summer School programme. This course focuses on the organisation, structure and functions of financial markets and institutions in London and around the world.

All of our summer school courses are worth 15 UK credit points / 3 US credit points, and upon successful completion of this course we will provide you with a transcript of records.

Key information

Start date: 8 June 2020
Duration: Four weeks
Cost: £1,400
School: Guildhall School of Business and Law  
Location: Holloway campus
Credit value: 15 UK credit points / 3 US credit points  
Application deadline: 1 April 2020

To register for this summer school course you will need to fill in our International Summer School application form.

Entry requirements

You can apply for a place on our summer school if you are currently studying an undergraduate degree with another university.

More about this course

Throughout this course you will learn about:

  • the organisation, structure and functions of financial markets 
  • participants in financial markets including banks, building societies, pension funds, open-ended funds, closed-ended funds, hedge funds, analysts and regulators
  • capital markets: equity markets and debt markets
  • money markets: discount market, gilt-edged market, repo market, and parallel markets
  • the derivatives market and commodity markets
  • foreign exchange and the eurocurrency market
  • insurance markets
Teaching and assessment

During this course you will participate in campus-based lectures and seminars, with additional external trips and visits around London to support your learning. 

Diagnostic and formative assessment will take place on a weekly basis to develop your theoretical, analytical, oral and written communication skills. In the final week of the course you will be required to undertake a summative assessment which comprises of a group presentation and accompanying report.

Course fees

The cost of this course is £1,400.

If you would like to take two summer school courses, the total cost of your tuition fees would be £2,650. 

If you want to take this course alongside our Internship course, the total cost of your tuition fees would be £3,500.

If you have any questions about tuition fees please get in touch with Johanna Kunze.

How to apply

To register for this summer school course you will need to fill in our application form below.

International Summer School 2020 application form

Application deadline: 1 April 2020

If you have any questions, please get in touch with Johanna Kunze either by email at studyabroad@londonmet.ac.uk or by phone on +44 (0)20 7133 4058.