Finance, B.Sc.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    11200
    Tuition (Year)
    9000
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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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. 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.

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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

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average duration 72 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • 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 (30 credits)
  • Introduction to Management Accounting (30 credits)
  • Personal and Professional Development 1 (Accounting) (15 credits)
  • Quantitative Methods (15 credits)
  • Introduction to Finance and Economics (30 credits)

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Banking: Principles, Practice and Regulation (30 credits)
  • Managing Business Finance (30 credits)
  • Financial Markets, Instruments and Institutions (30 credits)

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

  • Taxation (30 credits)
  • Islamic Banking and Finance 1 (30 credits)
  • Business and Company Law (30 credits)

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • International Corporate Finance (30 credits)
  • Investment Management (30 credits)
  • Quantitative Research Methods (15 credits)
  • Quantitative Finance Research Project (15 credits)

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

  • Ethics and Corporate Governance (30 credits)
  • Advanced Risk Management (30 credits)

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • 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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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 Per Year

  • GBP 11200 International
  • GBP 9000 EU/EEA

Funding

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