Finance at University of Leicester - UCAS

Course summary

This is for you if... you want a professionally-orientated degree taught by researchers and academics with professional and industry experience and designed to equip you with the confidence you need to succeed in a variety of roles in the finance sector. On our BSc Finance degree you will learn the main theories, concepts, and practices related to finance, as well as appreciate fundamental concepts in related disciplines. The course provides hands-on coverage of practical finance with a focus on investments, data analytics and trading. In addition you will have the opportunity to improve your professional skills. You will gain knowledge and skills to appreciate and critique finance techniques and practices. Your first year is designed to equip you with the fundamental knowledge and study skills to succeed in your academic career. The first year is shared with the following programmes: BSc Accounting BSc Accounting and Finance This means that after a firm foundation in many disciplines, you will have the opportunity to make an informed choice and switch from BSc Finance to either of the other programmes at the end of your first year. The close relationship between research and teaching, as well as the practical focus of delivery are great advantages of studying with us. You will be taught by active and renowned researchers and academics who have professional practical experience in the accounting and finance sector.


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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Contact the Admissions Team at [email protected] with details of the course you are studying including modules taken, previous qualifications obtained with grades (at GCSE and A level or equivalent), the reason for your transfer request.

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Qualification requirements

When considering your application, we will look for evidence that you will be able to fulfil the objectives of the programme of study and achieve the standards required. We will take into account a range of factors including previous examination results.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £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

The tuition fee for home students is reviewed annually and for the academic year 2024/5 it is £9,250. The fees for following years have not yet been decided but are likely to increase each year in line with inflation, subject to government regulations. The inflation rate used will be RPIX, which includes all the items in the Retail Price Index, excluding mortgage payments. For your information, the inflation rate used by the Government when increasing the tuition fee from £9,000 to £9,250 was 2.8%. Fees for international students can be found on the individual course pages. For further information about fees and funding please see the following page of the University website:

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Finance at University of Leicester - UCAS