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
Year One This course has a common first year, which 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
This course will be assessed using a variety of methods which will vary depending upon the module. Assessment methods include: Formal examinations Phase tests Essays Group work Presentations Reports Projects Coursework Exams Individual Assignments The Coventry University Group assessment strategy ensures that our courses are fairly assessed and allows us to monitor student progression towards achieving the intended learning outcomes.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- European Foundation for Management Development
- Chartered Insurance Institute
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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
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.
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.