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BSc (Hons) Finance
As financing and investment decisions are taken in an increasingly complex, uncertain business environment, there’s a huge demand for talented financial professionals. BSc (Hons) Finance equips you to excel at the highest levels of business.
Why choose this course?
Featuring financial consultancy and economic research projects with business, BSc (Hons) Finance sets you apart as a confident, versatile and progressive graduate. You’ll build vital financial decision-making skills to make an impact from day one in your career.
Is this course for you?
It’s ideal if you want to learn more about financial systems, structures and instruments, risk management, and the way markets behave. You’ll become adept in handling financial accounts and statements while developing your understanding of how financial management fits within an organisation’s overall strategy.
How you will learn
Employers provide case studies, practical scenarios and consultancy projects so you can apply theory to real-world business challenges. You’ll analyse financial news, create strategy documents, undertake research and track your own portfolio of investments. In our Bloomberg Financial Markets Lab, you’ll have real-time data at your fingertips.
Opportunities and experiences
Make the most of placement, internship and study abroad opportunities. Thanks to our strong professional links, you could compete for international placements with names like PwC, DHL and the Institute of Directors. You can also gain the Bloomberg Market Concepts Certificate alongside your degree.
This course is accredited by leading professional bodies the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), meaning the course is mapped against the skills employers are looking for and provides you with additional awards and/or exemptions towards professional body memberships. The programme is also accredited by the Chartered Institution for Securities and Investment (CISI), the largest and most widely respected professional body for the securities and investment profession in the UK. This degree has been closely mapped against CISI’s Introduction to Investment foundation qualification, helping to prepare you for this exam.
Careers and employability
BSc (Hons) Finance prepares you for lucrative careers within the global financial sector or as a finance specialist in any organisation. Many students progress to prestigious graduate management and financial training schemes, putting them on the fast track to promotion.
Did you know? We also offer this course:
- With a Foundation Year
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||128 points||Your offer will be based on your predicted grades from your core A2s (full A levels), BTEC Diploma etc. We will accept up to 16 points towards the total from level 3 qualifications such as AS (where those AS levels are not taken on to A2 level), the Extended Project, or Music qualifications. We usually consider an A Level in General Studies as a supplementary qualification. A good application/performance will be taken into account if you do not meet the criteria / offer.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDM|
|Access to HE Diploma||
D: 15 credits
M: 24 credits
P: 6 credits
|Pass Access to HE Diploma with 60 credits with 45 at Level 3|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||GCSE Maths and English Grade C/Grade 4 (or above) or equivalent qualification|
English language requirements
IELTS overall score at a minimum of 6.0; with at least IELTS 5.5 in each band (Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing) or another Secure English Language Test(SELT)at CEFR level B2 or above
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|