Finance and Investment Banking, B.Sc.

Finance and Investment Banking, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
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The continuing euro-zone debt issue provides a challenging and exciting opportunity for you to study Finance at the University of Greenwich, a subject which is the focus of extensive current debate. 


The continuing euro-zone debt issue provides a challenging and exciting opportunity for you to study Finance, a subject which is the focus of extensive current debate. Heightened awareness of the inadequacies in the financial system have drawn attention to the requirement for a new generation of risk aware, educated managers with an understanding of financial instruments and markets to run effective operations throughout the front, middle and back office environment.

This programme from the University of Greenwich will provide you with an opportunity to capitalise upon these opportunities, providing you with a rigorous yet practical programme of study designed to prepare you for effective job performance within a financial institution.

The Chartered Financial Analyst qualification is globally recognised and respected. While exemptions are not possible, this programme is designed to cover at least 70% of the Level 1 qualification, thereby equipping you with the knowledge to facilitate passing this exam upon graduation.

The aims of the programme are:

  • To prepare you for a career in the finance sector
  • To develop your theoretical and practical knowledge of finance in the context of the global economy
  • To equip you with the skills required for a complex and changing business environment.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
  • Credits
    180 ECTS 360 alternative credits
    For students who will be coming to Greenwich for a full academic year, the normal course load is 120 Greenwich credits (equivalent to 60 ECTS credits).
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Full time

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Introduction to Financial Accounting 
  • Introduction to Management Accounting 
  • Personal and Professional Development 1 (Accounting) 
  • Quantitative Methods 
  • Introduction to Finance and Economics 

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Banking: Principles, Practice and Regulation 
  • Managing Business Finance 
  • Financial Markets, Instruments and Institutions 

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

  • Taxation 
  • Islamic Banking and Finance 1
  • Business and Company Law 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


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Academic Requirements

Applicants should have:

300 UCAS points

FROM at least two full A-levels or BTEC equivalent.

PLUS at least GCSE mathematics grade B and GCSE English grade C.

• Please note that Key Skills: Application of Number and Communication are not accepted in place of GCSE mathematics and English.

• Applicants with professional qualifications and/or four or more years' full-time work experience are considered on an individual basis.

• Applicants who do not have English as their first language require IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill) or equivalent rating in another Secure English Language Test.

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Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    12100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12100 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    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

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