48 months
14170 GBP/year
1820 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Financial Services (Hons) course from Edinburgh Napier University is the only undergraduate degree course in this area in Scotland.

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The overall aim of the Financial Services (Hons) programme from Edinburgh Napier University  is to provide you with a range of knowledge and skills that are relevant to the operation of modern financial services organisations.

There is flexibility within the programme structure that allows students to follow individual specialisms, and there is the option of paid work in the financial services sector for six months during the second trimester of Year 3.

Graduating students are typically able to begin their careers with relevant firms within the sector, or use their qualification to allow entry to a wide range of Masters programmes in the UK and overseas.

Course details

You will study a range of Modules which are designed to:

  • Provide a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the operations and issues inherent in the UK and international financial markets, including issues related to their regulation and control.
  • Support this knowledge by developing the ability to use relevant theory and analytical techniques in the investigation of financially-centred issues.
  • Instil a sound knowledge of the legal, organisational, financial and technological environment relevant to the sector, and to develop skills in these areas as appropriate.
  • Integrate learning into an analytical, problem-solving, creative approach in relation to the challenges and changes facing the financial services sector and its role in the wider economy.
  • Develop inter-personal and transferable skills which will enable graduates to contribute effectively in business situations or in broader policy-making and regulatory environments.
  • Promote initiative and enterprise by providing opportunities for students to take responsibility for their own learning.

You will be given the opportunity to acquire and develop many valuable practical skills such as the ability to collect, analyse, interpret and understand data and information. On completing this programme you will have been given opportunities to gain an appreciation of the value of education to society and to you as an individual.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting for Business 
  • Research and Study Skills 
  • Planning Personal Finance 
  • Principles of Economics
  • Management Science & Statistics 
  • Marketing Financial Services 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Standard Entry Requirement

  • BBBB
  • National 5 grade C in Maths and English.

Minimum Offer Entry Requirement

  • BCCC
  • National 5 grade C in English.
  • National 5 Maths recommended.

A Level

  • BCC
  • GCSE grade C/4 in English.
  • GCSE Maths recommended.

BTEC (QCF) Extended Diploma Level 3

  • Minimum grades MMM (Merit, Merit, Merit).
  • GCSE grade C/4 in English.
  • GCSE Maths recommended.

BTEC (QCF) National Diploma Level 3 plus A Level

  • Minimum grades DM (Distinction, Merit).

International Baccalaureate Diploma

  • Award of Diploma with 28 points overall with three HL subjects at grades 6, 5, 4.
  • Grade 4 in SL Maths and English.

European Baccalaureate

  • Pass at 70% or above with grade 7 in three subjects.
  • Grade 6 in Maths and English.

Scottish HNC

  • Other HNC subjects may be considered for year 1 entry where a B in the graded unit is achieved.

We welcome applications from students studying a wide range of international qualifications. Specific entry requirements by country.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14170 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14170 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1820 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Republic of Ireland - £9,250
  • Overseas and EU - £14,170

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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