Finance is about making and managing money. It can involve investing in the stock market, trading in currencies and derivatives, or making lending decisions in banks. Students who study the BSc Finance with a Year in Industry degree at Queen's will gain the skills and knowledge that are needed to succeed in the financial industry. PLACEMENT A placement year with a financial institution is integrated into this degree. A dedicated placement team supports students through the application process, and helps them to find high quality opportunities. TOP RANKINGS Finance and Accounting at Queen’s is consistently ranked in the top 10 in the UK by The Times and the Complete University Guide. INDUSTRY LINKS During the third year of the degree, students complete a 9 to 12 month placement within a financial institution. These placements are usually in Belfast, Dublin, Glasgow or London. Example placements include Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, the Bank of England and KPMG. The placement year provides students with excellent experience and connections, and gives students a competitive edge when seeking graduate employment. WORLD CLASS FACILITIES You will have access to industry standard Bloomberg terminals in the Trading Room, giving students the skills, experience and knowledge necessary to prepare them for a career in the financial services sector. INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED EXPERTS Many of our staff are leading international experts in their fields of research. CFA AFFILIATION The BSc Finance at Queen’s has been accepted into the Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) University Affiliation Program. This status is granted to universities whose degree programmes incorporate at least 70 per cent of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge, including the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct. Our status as an Affiliated University of CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) signals to students and the marketplace that our BSc Finance degree curriculum is closely tied to professional practice and helps students when sitting their CFA exams. STUDENT EXPERIENCE Students can take part in the QUB Student Managed Fund which gives participants the opportunity to invest real money and manage the risk of their portfolios. Students rate the course very highly, giving satisfaction rates averaging 93% over the last five years in the National Student Survey.
How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£4750||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£4750||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.