The Foundation Year is a one-year full-time programme that provides an entry route to the BSc Finance, BSc Banking and International Finance and BSc Investment and Financial Risk Management for UK students. The Foundation Year is designed to prepare you for the subjects that will be covered in more depth throughout the rest of your degree. Part of City, University of London, Bayes is ranked amongst the top 6 business schools in the UK* On successful completion of the Foundation Year you will have obtained a fundamental knowledge of mathematics, statistics, economics, IT and business management which will ensure that you are fully prepared to enter Programme Stage 1 of the main degree. The Finance degrees at Bayes provide you with the skills needed for a variety of careers within the finance world- from brokerage, auditing and consulting to risk management, and financial analysis within both debt and equity markets. *Financial Times European Business School Ranking 2022
- Foundation mathematics and statistics
- Introduction to economics
- Introduction to finance and accounting
- Introduction to business and management
- Introduction to Microsoft Office Suite
- Individual project
Some assessment is by group work and individual assignments which you take home to complete. There will be continual assessment using class or online quizzes and tests, but no large formal end-of-year exams. Percentage of the course assessed by coursework The approximate percentage of the course assessment, is as follows: 19% Practical, 81% coursework.
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Please note this course is only open to Home fee-paying applicants.
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