Begin a dynamic route to a high-flying career in the world of Finance and tackle this ever-changing sector head on, starting with our inspiring and professionally-orientated course. Your transformation from student to a finance professional begins from day one. You will develop finance skills through practical application and real business experiences. Making extensive use of up-to-date technology, you will gain the skills and analytical abilities employers seek. You will be exposed to key concepts in business finance and in areas such as leadership, marketing and people management, strategic management and sustainable entrepreneurship. This solid foundation will support your advanced studies into specialist areas including risk management, financial reporting and analysis for management, and the role of the finance manager. Develop Key Skills This course strikes a balance between developing financial and business analysis skills. It equips you with techniques that help organisations plan and improve their decision-making process. It also prepares you for careers that require financial modelling skills. With this degree you will play a critical role in bridging the technical expertise of ‘hardcore’ data engineers with the operational expertise of marketing, supply chain, manufacturing, risk, and other frontline managers, ensuring that the deep insights generated through sophisticated analytics translate into impact at scale in an organisation. The Placement Year is an opportunity to work in industry or practice so that you can put everything learnt so far into practice and gain hands-on experience.
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Modules are assessed through a combination of assignments, examinations, and group and individual projects. Our teaching directly supports the development of the key skills, knowledge and understanding that are relevant to the assessments.
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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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
The University of Chester considers a wide range of Level 3 qualifications and a wide range of professional / vocational qualifications.
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