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Finance, Investment and Risk (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Glasgow, United Kingdom
This Finance, Investment and Risk (Hons) programme of Glasgow Caledonian University, has a track record of producing in demand graduates with the knowledge and expertise needed to succeed in the fast moving world of financial services.
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Overview

The Finance, Investment and Risk (Hons) programme of Glasgow Caledonian University, focuses on specific areas key to financial services and, indeed, to finance generally. These are: personal finance, corporate finance and investment, risk, banking and international finance.

Key facts:

You can choose to study a language in Years 2-4 of this degree. GCU offers modules in French, German, Italian and Spanish from beginners to professional level.

Our students are offered free student membership of the CII, which gives them access to online resources and local industry and networking events. The department also organises its own events for students, where they can meet and chat with a range of industry professionals.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Enterprising Behaviours for the Business Professional
  • Law in Business
  • Financial Markets Environment
  • International Economic Issues and Challenges
  • Fundamentals of Financial Management
  • Introduction to Quantitative Data Analysis

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.

General Requirements

All entry requirements listed here should be used as a guide and represent the minimum required to be considered for entry. Applicants who are made a conditional offer of a place may be asked to achieve more than is stated.

Year 1
  • SQA Higher: ABBB including English plus Nat 5 Maths at C
  • A Level: BCC PLUS GCSE Maths and English at C/4
  • ILC Higher: H1, H2, H3, H3, including English PLUS Maths at O1
  • IB Diploma: 25 points must include Maths
  • BTEC: Level 3 Extended Diploma in relevant subject at DMM PLUS GCSE Maths and English at C/4

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • RUK: £9250

Living costs for Glasgow

  • 620 - 1020 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

We provide high-quality education for a fair price; as the University for the Common Good, we are committed to offering accessible higher education for talented students by keeping our tuition fees low and providing a generous scholarship package of over £2.5 million per year.

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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