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

Swansea University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Finance (FinTech) with a Year in Industry

Course summary

Swansea University's Accounting and Finance department has an excellent reputation for preparing graduates for success within the financial industry. Swansea's School of Management offers an excellent learning experience and future career potential. This degree, with a Year in Industry opportunity, is perfect if you have a dedicated interest 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. By blending theory, empirical evidence, and practical application, you will build essential transferable skills, enabling the analysis and critical evaluation of real-world financial issues and concepts. The third year of a 4-year course with a Year in Industry will be spent on placement. We have a strong network of industry contacts, and you will receive dedicated support from our in-house employability team, ranging from CV advice through to mock interviews. Lecturers on this course have a wealth of "real life" experience that directly influences course content; ensuring the most up-to-date and relevant information is at your fingertips. This programme is ideal for those looking to develop the skills that are essential to excelling in a career within the financial sector.


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 fourth years will comprise of a mixture of compulsory and optional modules, which you can pick according to your chosen career. Examples of 2nd and 4th 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:

  • Year 1

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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 Year in Industry at Swansea University - UCAS