Solent University (Southampton)

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Solent University

Business Management with Finance

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Course summary

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Develop your skills in business and financial strategy on this professionally focused course, offering a valuable combination of management, business and financial knowledge and skills which will help you widen your career prospects in a fast-paced, rewarding profession. Dual accredited with the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), the degree also enables you to add a professional leadership and management award (level 5) to your CV when you graduate. Learn to analyse future trends and identify the impacts of economic changes on capital markets and borrowing, and build a comprehensive understanding of the workings of national and international capital markets. You will explore financial language and theory, develop enquiry, analysis, evaluation and communication skills, and learn to offer practical, sustainable and ethical solutions to challenging real-world problems. Ranked top 25% in the UK for business, management and marketing (Guardian UK University Guide 2021) Solent Business School will help you develop the skills and confidence to progress a successful career in finance, business and management or even start up your own business. Our courses are taught by a talented and diverse teaching team with a wealth of finance and business expertise – and real-world connections – giving you both academic credibility and the chance to build your professional skills and network. Dual accredited with Chartered Management Institute; on graduation, you will also receive a level 5 professional diploma in leadership and management. What does this course lead to? When you graduate, you will have a broad range of transferable skills, allowing you to pursue careers in any of the following areas: Business project manager Finance officer Business and risk analyst Business planning manager Business development manager Business advisor Corporate banking manager Wealth manager Investment manager Financial analyst Finance transformation project manager Who is this course for? Ideally suited to students who want to develop their financial literacy and management skills, the course gives you the tools to create value for society, the economy and yourself. You may not be sure yet which industry or organisation will suit you. You may work in financial services, in local or global business, or in a smaller entrepreneurial firm or start-up. You may even start your own business. Whatever your aspiration, you know you have the potential to be an analytical, creative, problem solver with determination. On this exciting course you’ll gain valuable and applied finance and management skills, from interpersonal skills to capital trading to data analysis.

Course details

Modules

YEAR 1 - CORE MODULES Positive Psychology for Success Contemporary Management Theory Data Analysis, Tools and Application Marketing, Sales and Negotiation Skills Business Finance for Managers Creative Enterprise and Innovation YEAR 2 - CORE MODULES Project Management in Business Operations Management Values Driven Leadership Community Enterprise Capital Market Trading The UK Financial System YEAR 3 - CORE MODULES Developing the Professional Manager Research Methods Final Major Project Ecological Economics Sustainable Strategic Management International Financial Reporting and Analysis

Assessment method

The course is assessed through simulation, reports, plans, presentations, evaluation and financial analysis, podcasts, blogs, reflective logs, papers and coursework assessments that relate to the real-world case studies and business practice, drawing on financial knowledge.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
BMF1
Institution code:
S30
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

For information about applying to Solent as an International applicant, please visit https://www.solent.ac.uk/how-to-apply/entry-requirements/help-for-international-students

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

• Direct entry to years 2 (Level 5) or 3 (Level 6) We welcome applications from students currently studying a Foundation Degree, DipHE, HNC, HND or modules of an undergraduate degree course at another university, who wish to enter directly into Years 2 or 3 of one of our undergraduate degree courses. • Level 5 (year 2) entry To directly enter the second year of this course you will need to show appropriate knowledge and experience. For example, you are an ideal candidate if you have 120 undergraduate credits at Level 4 or a CertHE in a related subject area. • Level 6 (year 3) entry To directly enter the third year of this course you need to show appropriate knowledge and experience. For example, you are an ideal candidate if you have 240 undergraduate credits (at Levels 4 and 5), a DipHE, Foundation Degree or HND in a related subject area.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with 5.5 in each individual component.
TOEFL (iBT)80with a minimum of 20 in each individual compoenent.

All international applicants need to be aware that the English language requirements to attend Solent University, and the English language requirements to obtain a visa from the Home Office, may be different. This means that if you meet the Solent University language requirement to gain a place on the course, you may still have to meet additional requirements to be granted with a visa by the Home Office. We strongly advise all applicants to visit the Home Office website which outlines all the requirements for a successful visa application and to take a look at this PDF document which outlines both Solent University and Home Office requirements for a number of language tests.


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £13800 Year 1

Additional fee information

While most course costs are covered by your tuition fees, some essential resources and optional extras may need to be paid for separately. These additional costs are listed below. For advice on budgeting and managing your money, please contact [email protected] Optional costs Whilst the CMI qualification is included within the course fees, undertaking the Project Management Qualification for the Association of Project Management will require an exam fee to be paid, which is normally around £200.

Sponsorship information

Solent University offers a number of bursaries, grants and scholarships. For more information, please visit https://www.solent.ac.uk/finance/grants-bursaries-scholarships/bursaries

Business Management with Finance at Solent University (Southampton) - UCAS