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Clearing - September 2020 entry

Thousands of students go through Clearing every year and it’s important that you find your perfect university match. This page will explain the process and guide you through the next steps.

Want to talk to someone about Clearing? Call us on (020) 7337 6293/4

100% of our students are employed or in further study within six months of graduating.

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How to apply through Clearing

If you are looking to apply for Clearing for September 2020 entry, we strongly recommend that you call us to discuss what we can offer you. Our team are on hand to help you through this process.

Once we’ve discussed your offer and confirmed your details, we’ll send you a formal offer immediately.

Declare us as your choice on UCAS track and we’ll be able to confirm your place.

Make sure you have the following to hand when you’re calling:

  • your UCAS number
  • Clearing number
  • your exam results

Our UCAS codes:

BSc (Hons) Banking & Finance:
3 years: N320
4 years: N321

BSc (Hons) Finance, Investment & Risk:
3 years: N300
4 years: N301 


  • UK/EU students: £9,250 for each academic year
  • International: £13,000 for each academic year

Available courses

We have two courses available for you to study through Clearing. Both are career-focused and will help you to become the ideal candidate in your chosen field.

BSc (Hons) in Banking & Finance 

Learn the theory and skills to create the excellent foundation you need for working in important financial services roles. As you progress you’ll explore career paths and tailor your learning to your chosen role.

BSc (Hons) in Finance, Investment & Risk

You’ll study in a business-like environment during this course, and become familiar with the core elements of investments, analysis and risk management that will underpin your decision-making throughout your career.

Placement year option

Both our degrees are available to study in the standard three years. Some students opt to study with us for four years, which means they spend that extra year in an industry placement. Don’t worry if you haven’t decided yet which option you prefer. You’ll able to switch to the four-year sandwich in your first year with us. 

Welcome programme

Early September 2020

This year we will be engaging with our new students earlier than usual. Prior to Monday 7 September, we'll be running:

  • optional Q&A webinars with our Full Time Programmes Team
  • online taster lectures, and
  • online registration sessions.

Our campus will be open on the week of Monday 7 September. We’ll invite small groups of students to the campus to meet each other and staff. You don’t have to attend, but it will give you the chance to get to know the area and familiarise yourself with our social distancing arrangements. 

14 – 17 September 2020

A week before your first term begins, we host Welcome Week! We’re a tight-knit bunch, so this is an excellent chance to meet your peers, lecturers and support staff.

Welcome week is held in London at our Lovat Lane campus. It will include:

Team building
Joining a university is exciting! In welcome week we’ll celebrate your achievements so far and set you up for a fantastic future as part of the community. Your activities include:

  • Escape room
  • City of London scavenger hunt
  • Celebratory drinks reception with a view of Tower Bridge
  • Student Support Team introduction and services

Mathematical workshop
Certain mathematical skills are more useful to you when you’re looking to work in the industry. This workshop will brief you on the typical maths concepts you’ll be using in your studies to carry into your career. Full details of this workshop will be sent to you once your entry has been confirmed.

Academic writing and research workshop
Effective writing and research is an important skill to have when undertaking any studies. We want to ensure you feel comfortable writing academically. This will help you to articulate your knowledge and get the grades you deserve.

*Please note welcome week will take place pending government guidance at the time on social distancing. We will keep you up to date on how this progresses. 

What do our students say?

Don’t just take our word for it, hear what it’s like to study with us first-hand from our graduates.

“It is a differentiating factor which puts me in front of other internal candidates when speaking with HR or managers [and] has accelerated my progress in the bank.”

Ex-student, Robert Hudson Tucker, Handelsbanken UK

“I began reading the Financial Times, to which the university provide a subscription, and I even started trading myself. This is down to the influence of the students I am surrounded with here – the difference in ambition and industry knowledge is striking.”

Ex-student, Millie Montague, Securities Analyst, Goldman Sachs

Get in touch

If you’ve got any questions please don’t hesitate to contact out team.

Call us on (020) 7337 6293/4 or email us at ftp@libf.ac.uk. We’re available from 9am – 5:30pm, Monday to Friday. 

Extended hours will be available for Clearing on the following dates:

Thursday 13 August 7am – 6pm 
Friday 14 August 8am – 5:30pm


Normal working hours will resume again on Monday 17 August.

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