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Course summary

Course description Prepare for a career in the finance industry. Our BSc Finance degree will develop your understanding of finance, economics and management to equip you with the knowledge, skills and applied experience that makes our graduates some of the most employable in the country. You will unpack many aspects of finance and management throughout the course, from capital markets and derivatives, through to asset pricing and international finance. You’ll also develop excellent financial literature skills, from interpreting small scale to large financial data and apply these to real-world company performance questions. As well as class-based learning, students on our BSc Finance will enjoy study trips such as the recent visit to the London Stock Exchange. Given the global demand for graduates with finance degrees, you can also study a language alongside your degree as well as explore our study abroad opportunities and double degree route. Key course benefits • Ranked 14th in the UK for career after 15 months (Guardian University Guide, 2023). • Ranked 6th in the UK for graduate prospects outcomes (Accounting and Finance) Complete University Guide, 2023. • Top 20 in the UK for graduate prospects (Accounting and Finance) Complete University Guide, 2022. • Our research quality has been ranked 13th in the UK for Accounting and Finance (Compete University Guide, 2022). • As part of your degree, you’ll undertake a professional placement, gaining valuable practical experience in the field of your chosen subject area. • Finance graduates can claim exemptions from the examinations of a number of professional bodies. • This course is delivered by the triple-accredited Aston Business School – one of just 1% of business schools in the world to hold AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA accreditation. Course details Modules For more information on this course and a full list of modules, visit the course page: Assessment method For more information on the methods of assessment on this course, visit the course page:


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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

All applications are considered on an individual basis and the whole application is reviewed which includes previous and predicted qualifications, experience, reference and your motivation to study the course. Aston University welcomes applications from students with a wide range of qualifications from the UK and overseas, including combinations of qualifications. If your qualifications are not listed here and you wish to check whether they meet the entry requirements for this course, please contact the university.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £18250 Year 1

Additional fee information

For Sandwich courses the placement fee is £1250 for Home/UK students and £2,500 for International students. **The latest information relating to EU students and tuition fees for 2024 can be found on the UCAS website at: ***The United Kingdom government has confirmed that European Union (EU), other European Economic Area (EEA) and Swiss nationals commencing academic courses in England from August 2021 will no longer be eligible for home fee status. ^^Tuition fees for students are reviewed annually and may increase in subsequent years in line with inflation linked to the Retail Price Index (RPI) to take account of the University’s increased costs of delivering the Programme. Any such increase shall always be in accordance with the law.
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