Coventry University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Finance and Investment

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Course summary

This specialist course will offer you the chance to gain extensive knowledge of finance and investment, and to develop the requisite skills to succeed in this highly competitive and dynamic sector. Being a good finance specialist requires intellectual rigour and commercial acumen. The roles are in great demand and potential rewards are good. Our course helps you develop the specialist knowledge and skills needed for a successful career in investment banking, asset/portfolio management, corporate finance and other sectors of financial services. Key Course Benefits Prepare for professional qualification Our degree is mapped against the Investment Management Certificate (IMC), the benchmark entry-level qualification for the investment profession. Develop practical skills in our Bloomberg Trading Floor Develop your skills in our Trading Floor*, which is currently one of the largest academic trading floors in Europe, featuring 42 dual screen Bloomberg terminals. You will also have opportunities to gain hands-on experience using a range of economics and business software packages, and the chance to gain the Bloomberg Market Concepts Certificate, on successful completion of a short course (subject to availability). Benefit from industry insight Teaching benefits from research and insight from corporate partners, including the regulatory bodies and leading consultancies such as Bloomberg and Fitch Connect. Gain real-world exposure Prepare for a future career in finance with a work placement*. Access our sigma maths and stats support centre Access maths and statistics support* through drop-in sessions with experienced tutors. *see website for details and disclaimers

Course details

Modules

This course has a common first year. The common first year enables you to work alongside students doing similar courses to you, to widen your knowledge and exposure to other subject areas and professions. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with other students, so you can share your insights and experience which will help you to develop and learn. If you discover an interest in a specific subject you have studied, upon successful completion of your first year, you could swap degrees with another course in your common first year (subject to meeting progression requirements). Common first year courses: Banking and Finance BSc (Hons) Business and Finance BSc (Hons) Business Economics BSc (Hons) Economics BSc (Hons) Financial Economics BSc (Hons) Global Financial Planning BSc (Hons) Modules

  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Principles of Finance
  • Business Accounting
  • Entrepreneurial Thinking
Year Two Your second year will give you the opportunity to further develop the knowledge you gained in the previous year. You will have the opportunity to learn about financial regulation, derivatives, economics of banking and finance, and enhance your employability skills. Placement Year There’s no better way to find out what you love doing than trying it out for yourself, which is why a work placement* can often be beneficial. Work placements usually occur between your second and final year of study. They’re a great way to help you explore your potential career path and gain valuable work experience, whilst developing transferable skills for the future. If you choose to do a work placement year, you will pay a reduced tuition fee* of £1,250. For more information, please go to the fees and funding section of the Coventry website. During this time you will receive guidance from your employer or partner institution, along with your assigned academic mentor who will ensure you have the support you need to complete your placement. Whilst we would like to give you all the information about our placement/study abroad offering here, it is often tailored for each course every year and depending on the length of placement or study abroad opportunities that are secured. Therefore, the placement and study abroad arrangements vary per course and per student. Request further information about going on a placement or study abroad year on the Coventry website. Final Year Year 3 aims to bring you to the level to enter the world of work by consolidating your knowledge and skills from years 1 and 2. You could also work on a large final project in an area of your interest, with the support of a supervisor. For detailed module information please visit the course page on the Coventry University website.

Professional bodies

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

  • European Foundation for Management Development

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
N300
Institution code:
C85
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

All applications are considered on an individual basis and the whole application is reviewed which includes previous and predicted qualifications, experience, reference and your motivation to study the course. The University also accepts the BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate / BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma and BTEC Level 3 National Diploma / BTEC Level 3 Diploma for entry onto degree programmes, provided that they are studied in combination with other qualifications that are equivalent to three A2 Levels. This may include subject specific requirements where necessary. If you are successful in receiving an offer, you will be invited to an Applicant Visit Day to discover more about the course and studying at Coventry University.


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

Fees are to be confirmed.
Finance and Investment at Coventry University - UCAS