University of Bedfordshire

Degree level: Undergraduate

Business Studies with Finance

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Course summary

This course is for you if you have a committed interest in studying finance as a major part of your degree experience and see yourself developing a finance-oriented career. It has the potential to equip you for a career in finance management where financial knowledge combined with general business and soft skills in management are seen as a great advantage, and where your capability will see you comfortable in operating in many different task environments. Why choose this course?

  • The course offers you the opportunity to develop a thorough understanding of finance within the business environment. Combining this with an understanding of the key dimensions of management and leadership will enable you as a manager to be able to interpret data and financial information in a range of business contexts and projects.
  • In order to remain competitive businesses are looking for graduates who are able to work in a flexible, collaborative way in order to help provide innovative financial solutions to often complex and open-ended problems.
  • This course is specifically designed to enable you to develop these skills through an exciting programme that links academic theory and real world business projects in realistic business and marketing settings.
  • Studying this course will help you to gain an insight into the reality of finance and business operations that goes beyond what is discussed in the text books and will help you to engage with potential employers in a much more meaningful way.

Course details


- Accounting For Business (AAF016-1) Compulsory - Business Practice Explored (BSS005-1) Compulsory - Finance For Business (AAF017-1) Compulsory - Managing People (BSS006-1) Compulsory - Using Data To Build Business Practice (BSS004-1) Compulsory - Leadership And Management (BSS028-2) Compulsory - Managerial Accounting And Finance (AAF037-2) Compulsory - Operations And Project Management (BSS027-2) Compulsory - Planning Careers And Employability (BSS030-2) Compulsory - Strategy And Innovation (BSS029-2) Compulsory - Business Finance (AAF040-3) Compulsory - Business In Practice (BSS065-3) Compulsory - Developing Employability Skills. The Future You (BSS059-3) Compulsory - Dissertation In Business (Finance) (BSS068-3) Compulsory - Preparation For The Dissertation (BSS058-3) Compulsory Every effort is made to ensure this information is accurate at the point of publication on the UCAS website. For the most up-to-date information, please refer to our website.

Assessment method

The overall aim of the assessment strategy is designed to enable you to demonstrate the ability to do business in practice. We use a wide and varied range of assessments in the knowledge that individuals are not all the same therefore you will find a broad range which reflect a wide range of learning styles. You will be given opportunities to demonstrate that you understand the theory and have developed critical thinking skills which help evaluate the relevance of what has been learned. Assessments are designed to help you to develop and demonstrate the skills that are essential to effective communication in businesses settings and to allow for progress through the course. Critical to assessment is the feedback to you will receive throughout the course. Feedback will range from formal feedback based on submitted work to informal feedback in discussions and seminars. Assessments will use a variety of methods. Your assessments will enable you to develop a range of transferable skills that are highly prized by employers. You will be expected to develop your ability to develop your academic skills and your employability skills as you progress through the course.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants with other qualifications will be considered. If you would like to check that your qualifications will be accepted please contact the university.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
International £13200 Year 1

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Business Studies with Finance at University of Bedfordshire - UCAS