Business Management (Finance)

University of Derby

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Chartered Management Institute, The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
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Course summary

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BA (Hons) Business Management (Finance) Raise your profile as a confident, capable individual with impressive financial skills and strong leadership potential. This degree is not only accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) but also gives you the chance to gain exemptions from Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) professional qualifications. Why choose this course? Business and Management at Derby is ranked Top 10 in the Guardian University Guide 2020. BA (Hons) Business Management (Finance) enables you to gain a respected CMI Level 5 Diploma as part of your studies. It also features modules that count towards CIMA papers: a head start if you would like to qualify as a chartered management accountant eventually. Is this course for you? This highly practical degree introduces you to the essential aspects of financial management and control, preparing you for a rewarding management role in business finance. How you will learn Through work-related learning, live projects, case studies and business simulations, you will develop specialist skills in financial analysis and projections to deliver practical business solutions. Our Bloomberg Financial Markets Lab gives you access to up-to-the-minute data and analytical tools. Opportunities and experiences There is the chance to spend a year on placement or undertake summer internships. You will also benefit from the guidance of an external CMI mentor, a senior business person who will share a wealth of experience with you. Careers and employability The insights you gain on the BA (Hons) Business Management (Finance) serve you well in any sector and prepare you for rapid promotion. Our graduates now work everywhere from local accountancy firms to international banks like HSBC and Barclays. Did you know? We also offer this course:

  • As part of a Joint Honours degree
  • With a Foundation Year

Course details


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

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Course codeN10B
Institution code D39
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 120 points Your offer will be based on your predicted grades from your core A2s (full A levels), BTEC Diploma etc. We will accept up to 16 points towards the total from level 3 qualifications such as AS (where those AS levels are not taken on to A2 level), the Extended Project, or Music qualifications.  We usually consider an A Level in General Studies as a supplementary qualification. A good application/performance will be taken into account if you do not meet the criteria / offer.
A level BBB
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM
Access to HE Diploma D: 15 credits M: 24 credits P: 6 credits Pass Access to HE Diploma with 60 credits with 45 at Level 3
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE Maths and English Grade C/Grade 4 (or above) or equivalent qualification

English language requirements

IELTS overall score at a minimum of 6.0; with at least IELTS 5.5 in each band (Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing) or another Secure English Language Test(SELT)at CEFR level B2 or above


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
International £14045 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Business Management (Finance) at University of Derby - UCAS