University of Brighton

Degree level: Undergraduate

Finance and Investment

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Course summary

Experience the intensity of a career in finance and investment in our real-time trading room on this professionally accredited course. You will acquire the skills needed for work across the financial sector, enabling you to apply economic and financial principles to business situations in the UK and international economies. Our real-time trading room, sponsored by financial brokers OSTC, recreates the pressure of a trading floor with up-to-the-minute data from Reuters. There you can apply your skills to real-world financial markets, use simulation software and learn from the expertise of guest traders. Trading sessions are supervised by guest traders who pass on their own extensive trading experience. A distinctive feature of the course is the optional salaried work placement year, where you can gain valuable experience and make professional contacts for your future career. The course is accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII). Don’t meet these entry requirements? For students who do not hold the academic qualifications or experience required for entry to this course the Accounting, Finance and Economics BSc(Hons) with Integrated Foundation Year is available to prepare you to progress onto year 1 of this degree.

Course details


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:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)66.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5. in each element, or equivalent English Language qualification.

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
50%
Student satisfaction
40%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
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
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £13842 Year 1
International £13842 Year 1

Additional fee information

The fees listed here are for full-time courses beginning in the academic year 2022-23. Please note that the £13,873 international fee is for classroom based courses. For lab based courses a higher fee of £14,892 applies. EU students will be charged international fees unless they have settled status awarded by the UK Government's Settlement Scheme. Further tuition fees are payable for each subsequent year of study and are subject to an annual increase of no more than 5% or RPI (whichever is the greater). The annual increase for UK/EU students, who are subject to regulated fees, will increase no more than the statutory maximum fee. The tuition fee you have to pay depends on a number of factors including the kind of course you take, and whether you study full-time or part-time. If you are studying part-time you will normally be charged on a pro rata basis depending on the number of modules you take. If your course includes a sandwich year option you will pay a reduced fee during this year; £1,370 for home students and £2,120 for international students. All fees should be checked against the information listed on the course page on our website: www.brighton.ac.uk/courses as specific details will be included there. You may have to pay additional costs during your studies. The cost of optional activities is not included in your tuition fee and you will need to meet this cost in addition to your fees. A summary of the costs that you may be expected to pay, and what is included in your fees, can be found on our website.
Finance and Investment at University of Brighton - UCAS