University of Greenwich

Business with Finance BA Hons

This combined business and finance degree teaches banking sector basics, business analysis, finance and systems.

Our business with finance degree explores the analytical aspects of business. Focused on teaching you the practical skills and knowledge you need for a business career, this course also covers quantitative analysis and systems, and how the banking sector works.

Course modules cover essential financial knowledge such as developing and managing businesses, sustainability and financial crises, while the opportunity to work with business professionals and/or local communities on live projects provides practical experience.

  • Ideal for aspiring business leaders with a keen eye for finance.
  • You'll learn how to develop and manage businesses, taking into account emerging business issues with particular emphasis on finance.
  • Our courses in Accounting and Finance have 80% in student satisfaction (The Complete University Guide League Tables 2022) 
  • Our courses in Accounting and Finance are ranked in TOP 5 overall in London (The Guardian 2021).
  • Our courses are ranked TOP 10 in Accounting & Finance subjects in London (The Complete University Guide League Tables 2022)


Career Prospects

Will I have a work placement?

Work placements are optional, and you are responsible for arranging your placement with support from the university.

Previous students have secured a placement year within the NHS, Butler & Young and Computacenter.

How long is my placement?

Work placements are 9-12 months of full-time paid work. You take this between the second and third years of study.

What are the financial arrangements?

UK placement annual salaries range between £13,000-£18,000 pro rata. Some charity/voluntary work organisations offer travel costs and lunch expenses in lieu of a full salary.

What sort of careers do graduates pursue?

Career opportunities are available with a specialist financial focus in general management within retail, consultancy, small to medium enterprises and business start-up.

Are internships available?

Internships are optional, and last for a minimum of six weeks. Gain a Certificate in Professional Practice and valuable employment experience before graduating.

Do you provide employability services?

Our Business School Employability team is committed to supporting your journey towards a rewarding graduate destination. We provide a professional service to empower you to achieve your potential. Services include:

  • CV, cover letter, and interview tips
  • Careers fairs
  • Overseas exchange
  • Mentoring

Course Details

Full Time Year 1

Compulsory modules.
Personal and Professional Development (15 credits)
Introduction to Business Processes (30 credits)
Business Planning and Development (30 credits)
Discover Project Management (15 credits)
Introduction to Finance and Economics (30 credits)

Full Time Year 2

Compulsory modules.
Creativity and Decision Making in Business (30 credits)
Project Planning and Management (30 credits)
Future Paths
Banking: Principles, Practice and Regulation (30 credits)
Operations Management (30 credits)

Full Time Year 3

Compulsory modules
Innovation in Action (15 credits)
Managing Strategy (30 credits)
Sustainability in Business (15 credits)
Personal and Professional Practice 3 (SMS)
Corporate Financial Management (30 credits)

Optional modules
Final Year Project: Consultancy Project (30 credits)
Business Creation Project (30 credits)
Thematic Independent Studies (30 credits)

Part Time Year 1

Compulsory modules
Personal and Professional Development (15 credits)
Introduction to Business Processes (30 credits)
Discover Project Management (15 credits)

Part Time Year 2

Compulsory modules
Business Planning and Development (30 credits)
Introduction to Finance and Economics (30 credits)

Part Time Year 3

Compulsory modules
Project Planning and Management (30 credits)
Future Paths
Operations Management (30 credits)

Part Time Year 4

Compulsory modules
Creativity and Decision Making in Business (30 credits)
Banking: Principles, Practice and Regulation (30 credits)

Part Time Year 5

Compulsory modules
Innovation in Action (15 credits)
Managing Strategy (30 credits)
Sustainability in Business (15 credits)
Personal and Professional Practice 3 (SMS)

Part Time Year 6

Compulsory modules
Corporate Financial Management (30 credits)

Optional modules
Final Year Project: Consultancy Project (30 credits)
Business Creation Project (30 credits)
Thematic Independent Studies (30 credits)

Sandwich Year 1

Compulsory modules.
Personal and Professional Development (15 credits)
Introduction to Business Processes (30 credits)
Business Planning and Development (30 credits)
Discover Project Management (15 credits)
Introduction to Finance and Economics (30 credits)

Sandwich Year 2

Compulsory modules.
Creativity and Decision Making in Business (30 credits)
Project Planning and Management (30 credits)
Future Paths
Banking: Principles, Practice and Regulation (30 credits)
Operations Management (30 credits)
Placement Preparation (Business School)

Sandwich Year 3

Compulsory modules.
Business Placement (One year) (30 credits)
Work Placement (Business School)

Sandwich Year 4

Compulsory modules.
Innovation in Action (15 credits)
Managing Strategy (30 credits)
Sustainability in Business (15 credits)
Business Placement (One year) (30 credits)
Personal and Professional Practice 3 (SMS)
Corporate Financial Management (30 credits)

Optional modules
Final Year Project: Consultancy Project (30 credits)
Business Creation Project (30 credits)
Thematic Independent Studies (30 credits)

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