City, University of London

Degree level: Undergraduate

Business with Finance

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Course summary

The BSc (Hons) Business with Finance pathway is delivered by Bayes Business School (formerly Cass), one of Europe’s leading business schools. Part of City, University of London, Bayes is ranked amongst the top 6 business schools in the UK*. The Business with Finance pathway combines a business management degree with the opportunity to gain a deep understanding of finance. This degree is right for you if you want to pursue a career in the finance sector and you’re keen to apply a range of general management skills. The focus on finance makes you exceptionally well equipped to take your place in the finance operation of a large company or to work in the financial services sector. You will gain a sound understanding of the various elements of running a business and managing an organisation, with a thorough grounding in finance. You will learn about financial markets and the finance processes within an organisation, but can also understand topics related to management and strategy in the context of the finance sector. You will study introductory modules in a wide range of business subjects, such as accounting, marketing, operations management and human resources. You will gain a good grounding in economics and econometrics and also have an opportunity to pursue more specialist elective subjects which could cover areas such as asset management and mergers and acquisitions. The Business with Finance pathway will prepare you for a financial career in any large or medium-sized business, where the combination of management skills and financial understanding make you an invaluable asset. As the only business school in London to be assigned Champion status of the United Nation’s Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) initiative, we are best placed to train the next generation of business leaders capable of managing the complex demands faced by business and society in the 21st century. Our entire suite of undergraduate business management programmes have been created to ensure ethical, social, environmental, cultural, and economic considerations are central to your preparation as future leaders in business. During your time on the Business with Finance pathway, we support your professional and personal growth in a number of ways. As well as hosting a series of business networking events at our state-of-the art building, 2nd year students have the opportunity to mentor 1st year Business Management students and GCSE Mathematics pupils across London, ensuring you develop your communication and leadership skills throughout. The BSc (Hons) Business with Finance pathway is available as a three-year degree, or four-year degree for those who wish to take up a one-year work placement sandwich option or to take a sandwich year studying abroad. The four-year degree offers excellent opportunities to gain relevant work experience to prepare you for your career, and to make contacts in the world of business. You also have the option to apply for a study abroad sandwich year at one of our highly-respected partner institutions across the world. In an increasingly globalised business environment this is excellent preparation. There are six BSc Business Management degree pathways taught at Bayes: BSc Business Management, BSc Business with Finance, BSc Business with Marketing, BSc Business Management with Social Purpose, BSc Business Management, Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship and BSc International Business. At any time during the first-one-and-a-half years of the degree, students can switch to a different pathway, subject to the availability of places. Some restrictions may apply if the student is spending part of the second year on a study abroad scheme. *Financial Times European Business School Ranking 2020

Course details

Modules

Year one Core modules: — Introduction to management — Business economics — Critical analysis for business — Quantitative methods and analytics — Operations and supply chain management — Finance and management accounting 1 — Fundamentals of marketing — Management lab and business skills. Year two Core modules: — Technology and innovation management — Introduction to entrepreneurship — Introduction to finance — Human resources management — Business strategy analysis. Core modules (second term of year two): — Financial and management accounting 2 — Econometrics. Year three Core modules: — Final-year project — Research methods and data analysis — Business in society — Corporate finance.

Assessment method

Most modules are assessed by a combination of exams and coursework. The balance of assessment by coursework (assessed essays and assignments) unseen examinations and a final year project will to some extent depend on the optional modules you choose. The first year of your programme contributes 10% to your final business finance degree classification, the second year 30% and the final year 60%. Percentage of the course assessed by coursework The approximate percentage of the course assessment, based on 2019/20 entry is as follows: Year 1 49% written, 0% practical, 51% coursework Year 2 70% written, 2% practical, 28% coursework Year 3 53% written, 0% practical, 47% coursework.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
N1N3
Institution code:
C60
Campus name:
City, University of London
Campus code:
L

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

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84%
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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
EU £19500 Year 1
International £19500 Year 1

Additional fee information

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