This is a specialist course that seeks to educate and prepare you for a range of careers within the finance profession. It aims to provide you with specialist financial skills and knowledge – everything from derivatives, portfolio theory and risk management, to financial modelling, governance and ethical finance.
- Three dedicated pathways (Finance, Banking and Investment Management), enable you to tailor the course to an area of specialist interest
- Development of skills and knowledge to suit globally-orientated, enterprising financial working environments
- The chance to integrate theoretical and practical learnings
- You will have the option to apply for a ‘professional experience’ opportunity, designed to further develop your skills and knowledge with the aim of maximising your employability prospects. See the modules section for more information.
This course seeks to provide you with the specialist financial skills and knowledge needed to pursue a career in a finance-related position, across a variety of businesses, organisations and sectors, including banking and investment. By offering you the choice of three sector-specific pathways, this course focuses on helping you understand how to practically apply your learning and consider current developments within finance and the wider world. This course should help you to understand the importance of finance to corporations, banks, stock markets and investors, not just in the UK but overseas as well. The course’s international content is designed to help develop you into a global-ready graduate, able to work effectively in a variety of markets. Additionally, this course is part of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute’s University Affiliation Program and is designed to help with your preparations for the CFA Program exams. Modules Semester one modules: Corporate Finance – 15 credits Quantitative Methods – 15 credits Derivatives – 15 credits Governance, Accountability and Ethics – 15 credits Semester two pathways and associated modules* Finance pathway Banking pathway Investment Management pathway Semester three - Project and the Professional Development modules
This course will be assessed using a variety of methods which could vary depending upon the module. Assessment methods may include reports, tests, exams, practical coursework and presentations as part of individual assignments or group work elements.
Applicants should hold a good honours degree 2:2 or above in a relevant academic discipline, such as finance, accounting or economics. Applications from candidates with relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis.
Fees and funding
No fee information has been provided for this course