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Finance and Investment (Hons), Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Sligo, Ireland
Bachelor of Business in Finance and Investment (Hons) from Institute of Technology Sligo prepares the graduate for a variety of roles throughout the sector in funds, insurance, banking and accounting.
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Finance and Investment (Hons) from Institute of Technology Sligo offers a work placement in third year, or may study abroad for one semester in one of our European partner institutes.


Bachelor of Business in Finance & Investment graduates can expect to fill financial services roles in the following areas:-

  • Funds Industry: Fund Administration, Fund Analysis, Compliance, Trading, Trainee Fund Accountant
  • Banking: Credit Analyst, Payments Administrator, Compliance, Dealer, Cash Management, Administration
  • Insurance: Underwriting, Claims Handler, Loss Adjusting,Accounts Handler, Business Development
  • Accounting: Trainee accountant (any industry)
  • Teaching: Opportunities also exists in teaching (H Dip required), lecturing (Masters required) or in management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    480 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business Strategy 
  • Macroeconomics 
  • Corporate Financial Management
  • Investments - Portfolio Analysis
  • Principles of Risk and Risk Management
  • Taxation 
  • Managing and Marketing Services 
  • Financial Markets 
  • Services Marketing Management

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • The requirement for entry to one of our Level 8 programmes is a minimum of 4 grade O6 and 2 Grade H5. This must include English or Irish and Mathematics.
  • We accept a H7 and above in Higher Level Mathematics, and also a B2 or higher in Foundation mathematics, as meeting the mathematics entry requirements.
  • We require a minimum of 160 points for all Level 8 programmes.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Sligo

  • 650 - 1000 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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


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