Canterbury Christ Church University - BSc Finance

Canterbury Christ Church University

BSc Finance

Build your knowledge ready for a career in financial services, banking and accounting or in wider business.

With financial issues regularly making headline news, there is no better time to study finance. On our Finance course you'll analyse and explore contemporary developments and innovation in corporate finance, econometrics, financial decision making, financial analysis and financial markets.

Entry Requirements

A typical offer would be 88-112 UCAS Tariff points. GCSE mathematics at grade C, or above (or equivalent) is required for single honours entry.

For more information on the IELTS (International English language Testing System) requirements for this course

Career Prospects

Finance is the gateway to careers and further study at professional or Master’s level in a range of areas such as banking, financial services, and accounting. You'll develop a range of transferable business skills including communication, IT, research and team working, which are essential for any career in any organisation.

With a focus on employability, the Business School has established links with professional and industrial specialists to enrich the course and provide essential support and advice to our students. Excellent mentoring by our experienced team will guide and prepare you for the challenges and demands of working in the financial services.

Course Details

Year 1 provides a broad introduction to specialisms in finance. Year 2 builds on the concepts and practices learned in Year 1, exploring a variety of subjects that include econometrics, foundations of finance and financial accounting. Year 3 focuses on strategic issues and introduces the global dimension.

You'll explore areas including:

  • business information and analysis
  • financial accounting
  • economics.

You'll have the opportunity to spend a year on professional work placement, which is supported by a dedicated placement officer within the Business School. You can also take the Employability Skills module in Year 2 to help develop your skills in seeking and obtaining a work placement or internship.

Year 1

Academic Skills for Success
Introduction to Financial Accounting
Business and Information Analysis
Introduction to Management Accounting
Managing People in Organisations

Year 2

Foundations of Finance
Excel in Finance
International Financial Reporting
Employability Skills
Accounting for Business
Human Resources Management
Digital Business
Project Management
Operations Management
Business and Sustainability
Managing not for Profit Organisations and Social Enterprises
Research Methods
Corporate and Business Law
Innovation and Enterprise Management
Management and Leadership
Employment Law
Retail Management
Intercultural Experience

Year 3

Financial Markets and Risk Management
Portfolio Management
International and Multinational Finance
Audit and Assurance
Knowledge Management
Strategic Management
Business Ethics
Individual Study
Financial Management for Accountants
International Business
Service Management
New Venture Creation
Public Relations Planning and Strategy
Organisational Change and Change Agents
Entreprenueurship and the Global Market Place
Strategic Digital and Social Media Marketing
Retail Strategy
Intercultural Marketing Communications
Business Project
Contemporary Accounting Issues
Strategic Human Resource Management

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