Business Finance BSc Hons

Business Finance BSc Hons

The world of finance is rapidly changing, with new innovative financial products being developed on a constant basis. The present times have also witnessed an unprecedented number of companies failing because of poor financial management. All these challenges call for dynamic and brilliant people who can design financial solutions and make the world a better place.

The degree is designed to equip you with wider business and Finance environment knowledge. Offering you the opportunity to acquire key business and financial skills, explore innovative practices and entrepreneurial skills. The course is accredited by Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments (CISI). The course also aligns with various other professional bodies courses such as Association of Corporate Treasures (ACT), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), and many others.

Delivery of the course is flexible and includes a blend of lectures, workshops, field trips and online learning. The modules, which feed into the course, are widespread, broad, covers key current topics such as Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and help you to appreciate finance from a range of perspectives. Ultimately, decision making in finance, calls for one to exercise their judgement and intuition and this course helps you to strengthen that judgement.

The course team has, between it, years of industrial experience in the finance field as well in academia. Therefore, students with little or no background in finance are assured of getting all the help they need in order to excel in the course. You will learn a lot from course team’s knowledge and experience, as you will be regularly engaging in inquiry based and experiential learning, which has been designed to assimilate work-based scenarios.

In order to enhance your employability, extra-curricular activities such as trading trainings, conferences and field trips will be arranged throughout the academic years. Outside speakers from industry will also be invited to give presentations on how best to improve your employability. Moreover, you’ll also have the opportunity to gain industry experience by going on a professional placement, or to travel overseas to study abroad at one of our partner universities. In a nutshell, the knowledge attained from the course will help you to seek a variety of employment in the sector nationally and internationally.

Entry Requirements

  • GCSE English language and mathematics at grade C/4 or above
  • IELTS 6.0 overall with 5.5 minimum in all bands

Career Prospects

The business finance specialism and professional alignment of the programme enables progression into a career in business finance, treasury finance, corporate banking or business management.

PLACEMENTS
In order to apply and enhance the skills you learn from the course, you will have the option to undertake a year-long work placement in the UK or overseas. Shorter-term work placements, voluntary work and internships will also be available.
We boast partnerships with businesses across the globe, including AXA Insurance, HSBC, Lloyds Bank and PwC.

Course Details

In order to complete this course a student must successfully complete all the following CORE modules

Year 1

Principles of Economics
Professional Development in Accounting
Quantitative Methods for Finance
Introduction to Finance
Introduction to Financial Accounting
Data Intelligence

Year 2

Corporate Finance
Financial Reporting
Principles of Taxation
Risk Management

OPTIONAL modules
Entrepreneurial Finance
Financial Analysis for Investments
Principles of Islamic Finance
Entrepreneurship in the Digital Age
Business Operations
Financial Modelling
Intermediate Macroeconomics

Final Year

Banking, Financial Markets and Institutions
Financial Technology
Corporate Financial Strategy
Current Issues and Trends in Finance

ONE of the following core optional project routes
Business Research Project (Major)
Business Research Methodology and Practice + Business Advice ProjectBusiness Research Methodology and Practice + Business Start-Up Project
Business Research Methodology and Practice + Business Start-Up Project
Business Research Methodology and Practice + Community Advice Project

OPTIONAL modules.
International Finance
Equity and Fixed Income Securities
Investment and Portfolio Management
Islamic Capital Markets

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