Finance (FinTech) with a Foundation Year at Swansea University - UCAS

Swansea University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Finance (FinTech) with a Foundation Year

Course summary

As a student of our Accounting and Finance department within the School of Management at Swansea University, you can expect to receive excellent teaching, driven by our world-class academic team of staff and state-of-the-art Bay Campus facilities. The Foundation Year is an excellent pathway to gaining the required knowledge and skills in finance before joining Year 1 students of the BSc Finance (FinTech) degree within the School of Management. This degree is perfect if you have a dedicated interested in financial fields such as finance technology or programming for finance. What distinguishes this programme is its integration of real-world data sourced from widely recognised databases such as Refinitiv, FactSet, Obis M&A, and S&P Capital IQ – the very databases industry analysts and researchers rely on. The foundation year is taught at The College, on Bay Campus. Located next to the School of Management, The College is the University’s pathway provider and offers a unique learning environment; designed to fully prepare you for the final three years of your degree. Small lecture and seminar classes, state-of-the-art facilities and world-class teaching help you to realise your full academic potential.


The foundation Year (Year 0), taught at The College, combines both subject specific and study skill content, to enable successful integration into Year 1 of the Finance programme. Your first year of study is made up of compulsory modules, ensuring a solid foundation in core disciplines. Compulsory modules are studied by all students on the programme, meaning you are automatically enrolled. Examples of compulsory modules include: • Foundations of Finance • Foundations of Financial Accounting • Economics for Accounting and Finance Your second and third years will comprise of a mixture of compulsory and optional modules, which you can pick according to your chosen career. Examples of 2nd and 3rd year modules include: • Introduction to FinTech • Programming for Finance • Digital Assets • Corporate Finance • Financial markets and Institutions • Asset Management For the full programme structure and module breakdown, please visit our webpage at

Assessment method

We offer a variety of assessment methods within our programmes, which can include: • Examinations • Class Tests • Written assignments • Group presentation Throughout your undergraduate Finance degree, you will develop excellent research and analytical skills and learn to present your ideas effectively both verbally and in writing. For full breakdown of course structure and assessment, please get in touch with us at [email protected].

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

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Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Finance (FinTech) with a Foundation Year at Swansea University - UCAS