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Finance (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #349 (QS) ,
The BSc Finance (Hons) at City, University of London is for someone who knows they are interested in finance, and at this point would like to keep their eventual finance career options open. The skills you gain during your studies will equip you both for a career in finance or further, postgraduate study.

About

The BSc Finance (Hons) at City, University of London is for students who want to progress with the knowledge and skills required for a successful career in the increasingly competitive world of global finance and banking.

Objectives

The three degrees in finance (Finance, Banking and International Finance, and Investment and Financial Risk Management) provide detailed knowledge of how financial markets work, how companies make investment, financing and acquisition decisions and how modern banks operate. If you are looking for a career in finance and weighing up which aspects of the field excite you the most, this course if for you.

This course will sharpen your understanding of the broad disciplines involved, from corporate finance to asset pricing, international finance to corporate governance. Throughout your studies, you’ll focus on quantitative methods, enabling you to understand the cutting-edge techniques in use today. In the second half of the degree, core modules allow you to create a bespoke degree that matches your own interests. As a result, you will gain a good understanding of financial markets, its activities, and its products.

Career

Graduates of the BSc Finance degree will be well-placed to enter a career in the finance industry, working for financial intermediaries, in treasuries division of multinational firms, for brokerage houses (securities and/or insurance), in auditing and consulting, for treasury departments of any corporations, within central banks and regulatory offices, in enterprise risk management divisions, as well as analysts for debt and equity markets.

Job roles for BSc Finance graduates could include:

  • Assistant Auditor
  • Consulting Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • Graduate Analyst
  • Insurance Broker Assistant
  • Investment Banking Analyst
  • Investment Banking Credit Risk Analyst
  • Market Analyst
  • Risk Management Assistant
  • Underwriting Assistant.

Accreditation

ACCA Accredited

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Core Modules:

  • Banking and financial institutions
  • Business skills
  • Finance and investment
  • Introductory financial accounting
  • Macroeconomics
  • Mathematics for finance
  • Microeconomics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    99

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General Requirements

  • A-Level: AAA
  • BTEC/OCR Cambridge Technical Level 3 Extended Diploma: DDD
  • For BTEC/OCR Cambridge Technical applicants we also require a minimum of grade 5 (C) in GCSE English and grade 7 (A) in GCSE Maths.
  • IB: 35 points overall (can include up to three bonus points) with 5 minimum in each subject.

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    18000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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