Finance (Sustainable Finance) with Year Abroad at University of Reading - UCAS

Course summary

Explore the key concepts of financial sustainability – and broaden your skills and experience by studying overseas – with our BSc Finance (Sustainable Finance) with Study Year Abroad degree.. Recent changes in finance – including the need to focus on sustainable investment and environmental principles – have necessitated change across the financial world. Develop the key skills and knowledge to meet these changes head-on, as you gain expertise in sustainable finance and business ethics. Your studies will be underpinned by core modules on the essentials of business and finance, giving you a thorough understanding of the financial sector. You’ll enrich this learning and broaden your life experience with an integrated Study Year Abroad. Experts from Henley Business School will introduce you to the:

  • fundamental principles of accounting, finance and economics
  • quantitative techniques of finance
  • role of finance in business and society
  • ethics required to work in the finance industry.
As your studies progress, you’ll gain deeper knowledge of the core concepts of sustainable finance. You’ll learn through a combination of lectures, seminars, practical workshops, and self-guided study. This will provide the opportunity to discuss subject materials in an in-depth way with your lecturers and fellow students. In your third year, you’ll have the opportunity to continue your studies at one of our overseas partner universities. We’ll help you decide where to go and for how long, guide you through the application process, and support you when you’re abroad. The Henley Business School is ranked 16th for Business and Management in the Guardian University Guide, 2024, and has triple-accredited status from the UK, European and US accrediting bodies (AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB). After the first year of your BSc Finance (Sustainable Finance) degree, you can choose to transfer to any of our other specialist pathways. For more information, please visit the programme page: https://www.reading.ac.uk/ready-to-study/study/2024/business-and-management-accounting-and-finance-ug/bsc-sustainable-finance-study-year-abroad

Modules

The following modules have been approved in principle for delivery in 2025/26. Please note that as part of our current curriculum improvement process, all modules require final University approval and may be subject to change. Core modules for this course:

  • Introductory Securities and Markets
  • Introductory Finance/Trading Simulations 1
  • Introductory Economics for Business and Finance
  • Introductory Quantitative Techniques for Business and Finance
  • Ethics in Investment Management.
The University cannot guarantee that all optional modules will be available to all students who may wish to take them. Further information about the content of final approved modules will be available in the summer of 2024. We suggest that you regularly revisit our course page during this time to ensure you have the most up-to-date information regarding the modules offered on this programme. Check our website for more details about the course structure.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
N372
Institution code:
R12
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Contextual offers for this programme are typically two grades beneath our standard entry requirement, e.g. BBC including A level or AS level Mathematics at grade B.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5We require a minimum score of 6.5 overall with at least 5.5 in each element of the test (Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing).
TOEFL (iBT)88We require a minimum score of 88 overall with no less than 17 in Listening and Writing, 18 in Reading and 20 in Speaking.
Cambridge English AdvancedBWe require a grade B or a score of 176 overall with no element less than 162.
Cambridge English ProficiencyCWe require a grade C or a score of 176 overall with no element less than 162.
PTE Academic69We require a minimum score of 69 overall with at least 59 in each element of the test (Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing).
Institution's Own TestTest of English for Educational Purposes (TEEP). We require a minimum score of 6.5 overall with at least 5.5 in each element of the test (Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing).
Trinity ISEMeritWe require a Merit in each element from ISE II. If you take ISE III or ISE IV, we require a Pass in each element.

Full list of acceptable English Language Tests

http://www.reading.ac.uk/ad-EnglishTests.aspx


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £29950 Year 1
International £29950 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Finance (Sustainable Finance) with Year Abroad at University of Reading - UCAS