Coventry University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Business and Finance

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Course summary

This course provides you with the knowledge and skills required for a future career path covering finance, business, management and leadership. Whether you dream of running your own business or becoming a well-rounded competitor in the job market, this course is designed to help you gain a solid understanding of business organisations, finance, operations, marketing, e-commerce and management, in addition to valuable practical skills. Key Course Benefits Develop an in-depth understanding of today’s business world and fast-moving financial sector This course covers a wide range of subjects such as setting up your own business, business organisation and management, e-commerce, economics, entrepreneurship, leadership and marketing, as well as a firm understanding of corporate finance and investments. Develop practical skills in our Bloomberg Trading Floor* Develop your skills in our Trading Floor, featuring 42 dual screen Bloomberg terminals. You'll also have the opportunity to gain the Bloomberg Market Concepts Certificate, on successful completion of a short course (subject to availability)*. Tailor your studies Our wide range of economics and finance courses share a common year one and aim to offer you opportunities to achieve a thorough grounding in entrepreneurism, economics, accounting, personal finance, and maths and statistic. Please see module section for further information. Gain real-world exposure Prepare for a future career in business and finance with a work placement*. Past students have undertaken placements at companies such as Indivior and Scottish Power Energy Networks. sigma Maths and Statistics Support* Access maths and statistics support through drop-in sessions with experienced tutors. For more information about what you will study, please visit our website.

Course details

Modules

This course has a common first year. The common first year enables you to work alongside students doing similar courses to you, to widen your knowledge and exposure to other subject areas and professions. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with other students, so you can share your insights and experience which will help you to develop and learn. If you discover an interest in a specific subject you have studied, upon successful completion of your first year, you could swap degrees with another course in your common first year (subject to meeting progression requirements). Common first year courses: Banking and Finance BSc (Hons) Business Economics BSc (Hons) Economics BSc (Hons) Finance and Investment BSc (Hons) Financial Economics BSc (Hons) Global Financial Planning BSc (Hons) Year Two In Year 2, you will continue to develop the skills and knowledge you’ve learnt. We do this by embedding the following four principles into the curriculum and developing your: Technical skills – digital fluency, backed with the right academic knowledge Study skills – to be an adaptive, independent and proactive learner Professional skills – to have the behaviour and abilities to succeed in your career Global awareness – the beliefs and abilities to be a resilient, confident and motivated global citizen Placement Year There’s no better way to find out what you love doing than trying it out for yourself, which is why a work placement2 can often be beneficial. Work placements usually occur between your second and final year of study. They’re a great way to help you explore your potential career path and gain valuable work experience, whilst developing transferable skills for the future. If you choose to do a work placement year, you will pay a reduced tuition fee* of £1,250. For more information, please go to the fees and funding section. During this time you will receive guidance from your employer or partner institution, along with your assigned academic mentor who will ensure you have the support you need to complete your placement. Final Year Year 3 aims to bring you to the level to enter the world of work by consolidating your knowledge and skills from years 1 and 2. You could also work on a large final project in an area of your interest, with the support of a supervisor. For more information about what you will study, please visit our website.

Assessment method

This course will be assessed using a variety of methods which will vary depending upon the module. Assessment methods include: Formal examinations Phase tests Essays Group work Presentations Reports Projects Coursework Exams Individual Assignments The Coventry University Group assessment strategy ensures that our courses are fairly assessed and allows us to monitor student progression towards the achieving the intended learning outcomes.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Chartered Management Institute
  • European Foundation for Management Development

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
N290
Institution code:
C85
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

All applications are considered on an individual basis and the whole application is reviewed which includes previous and predicted qualifications, experience, reference and your motivation to study the course. The University also accepts the BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate / BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma and BTEC Level 3 National Diploma / BTEC Level 3 Diploma for entry onto degree programmes, provided that they are studied in combination with other qualifications that are equivalent to three A2 Levels. This may include subject specific requirements where necessary. If you are successful in receiving an offer, you will be invited to an Applicant Visit Day to discover more about the course and studying at Coventry University.


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
84%
Student satisfaction
64%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
89%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Business and Finance at Coventry University - UCAS