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Finance (Honours), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) London, United Kingdom
The Finance (Honours) degree at the University of Westminster enhances your analytical abilities, together with the team-working, problem-solving, communication skills and commercial awareness needed in a complex global financial world. 

About

The Finance (Honours) degree at the University of Westminster will enable you to develop your understanding of modern finance theories and applications.  You will gain a broader understanding of the socio-economic, legal and professional environment within which finance operates. You will also acquire the transferable and cognitive skills necessary for lifelong personal and professional development.

A unique feature of this course is that you will be able to use Westminster Business School’s Financial Markets Suite (FMS). The FMS utilises the Bloomberg platform, a state-of-the-art teaching and research resource used widely by leading global financial institutions. All of our final year students get an early career immersion experience of using this powerful database to make informed financial decisions. 

The skills and knowledge you develop will open up a range of job opportunities in areas such as asset financing, banking, financial planning, hedge funds, investment analysis, risk management, stockbroking, wealth management and treasury. The course is also designed to help your progression to professional qualifications and matches the needs of relevant professional bodies.

Career Path 

When you successfully complete the BSc Finance Degree you may work in the following jobs: Fund Manager, Financial Analyst, Assets Manager, Investment Manager, Investment Banker, Corporate Banker, Corporate Finance Specialist, Treasury Specialist, Stockbroker, Finance Departments of Public and Private Companies and other related Finance jobs.

Examples of where BSc Finance graduates found jobs include:

  • Front Office Analyst (RBS)
  • Analyst (Goldman Sachs)
  • Analyst (Clearbrook Capital Partners LLP)
  • Analyst (Citi); Project Manager (ProFinda)
  • Cash Equity Trading (UBS)
  • Insurance Broker (Motorcade Insurance).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      3 or 4 years

  • Credits
    360 credits alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Corporate Financial Accounting
  • Global Business Environment
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Introduction to Financial Markets
  • Mathematics for Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Modelling and Statistics
  • Professional and Research Skills for Finance 
  • Securities Analysis

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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General Requirements

UK 
  • A levels – BBC (GCSE Maths at Grade B or higher is recommended)

  • International Baccalaureate – 28 points

  • Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma – DMM

  • Access to HE Diploma – Pass with 45 credits at Level 3 with a minimum of 33 Level 3 credits at Merit or Distinction plus at least grade C in Maths and English at GCSEs.

EU AND INTERNATIONAL
  • International Baccalaureate - 28 points

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13400 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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