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Course summary

Master the art and science behind the financial markets and develop a deep understanding of the wider business world. Our CISI-recognised BSc (Hons) Finance and Investment Management course lays the foundations for a range of rewarding careers in this fascinating industry. The core focus of our teaching is about preparing you for employment. Key modules include Careers in Accounting, Economics and Finance, and Professional Practice in Accounting, Economics and Finance – both designed to build practical knowledge of working in the industry. And you won’t just be learning about investing in the classroom. You’ll also be putting your skills into practice in our on-site trading room, complete with industry-standard professional Bloomberg terminals that reflect live, real-life market developments. Between your second and final years, you can choose to deepen your understanding even further through a year-long work placement – gaining valuable hands-on experience within financial organisations including the Royal Bank of Scotland or the Bank of England. This course is highly rated by students, receiving a 90% overall satisfaction rating in the National Student Survey 2020. Recent graduates are now working for some of the biggest names in the industry, including Bloomberg, Deloitte and Brewin Dolphin. The University are actively seeking Professional, Statutory and Regulatory Body (PSRB) accreditation from the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI) for the programme, however this is subject to approval by the accrediting body.


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Assessment method

Your tutors will use a variety of teaching methods, which may include lectures, seminars, problem-based workshops, case discussions, practical activities, group work and tutorials. Teaching is backed up by a well-designed support system that will underpin your learning journey. You will have access to a Guidance Tutor with whom you can discuss any academic issues. Extensive feedback from both tutors and peers is built into the course.

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

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Entry requirements

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Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

-Undergraduate fees are set by Government and are subject to annual review. Once these have been approved we will update fees/funding information for UK and EU students.
Finance and Investment Management at Northumbria University, Newcastle - UCAS