University of Greenwich

Degree level: Undergraduate

Finance and Investment Banking (Extended)

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Course summary

This extended finance and investment banking degree with foundation year is on the CFA Institute University Recognition Program, whose exams set the gold standard for investment professionals. Our extended degree in accounting and financial information systems starts with a foundation year to prepare you for degree-level study. After this, you will study the same modules offered on our three-year course. Designed to develop your financial knowledge and help you get ahead in today's global business environment, modules on this finance and investment banking course include corporate finance, investment management, quantitative analysis and accounting. Strong links with the City and financial organisations in Canary Wharf provide great networking, mentoring and internship opportunities in finance and investment banking. Previous graduates from our finance and investment banking degree have secured work placements at Barclays, Northern Trust, State Street and Goldman Sachs. This course is accredited by 4 accounting professional bodies, including exemption from 5 ACCA papers and full exemption from the operational level of the CIMA qualification. Full details of the accreditation gained on completion of this programme can be viewed here: https://www.gre.ac.uk/bus/study/top-accreditations In addition, this programme is part of the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program. What you should know about this course

  • This four-year degree is identical to the three-year course but has a foundation year with lower entry requirements
  • BSc Hons Finance and Investment Banking has been accepted into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program
  • 2nd in London for Finance & Investment Banking (The Guardian 2023)
  • BSc Finance & Investment Banking - 93% Student Satisfaction (National Student Survey 2022)
  • Our courses are ranked TOP 5 for graduate prospects in Accounting & Finance subjects in London (The Complete University Guide League Tables 2023)

Course details

Modules

All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.

Assessment method

On this course, students are assessed through a combination of course work, exams and practical assessment where relevant. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assignments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • The Chartered Financial Analyst Institute

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We accept A Levels, T Levels, BTECs, International Baccalaureate (IB), Access to HE courses, or equivalent level 3 qualifications.


English language requirements

For our English entry requirements, please click on the following link.

https://www.gre.ac.uk/international/help-and-support/courses


Unistats information

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82%
Student satisfaction
65%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
80%
Go onto work and study

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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
EU £15100 Year 1
International £15100 Year 1

Additional fee information

These fees were set for the 2022/23 intake. Therefore, this may change for the 2023/24 academic year. Please follow this link for more information https://www.gre.ac.uk/finance
Finance and Investment Banking (Extended) at University of Greenwich - UCAS