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Finance BSc (Hons) University of Westminster, London

UK

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Course info

Summary

Course summary

This exciting programme is designed with input from financial firms, public and private companies. Our aim is to combine theoretical learning content with practice to give you a deep understanding of modern financial theories together with learning about how companies make investment, financing and acquisition decisions. It will prepare you for a career in the dynamic, highly regulated world of financial services.

Developing core quantitative and analytical skills, you’ll learn how to prepare and interpret financial data and managerial information. This education will enable you to develop your expertise to evaluate financial issues to confidently make financial decisions. You will gain a broader understanding of the socio-economic, legal and professional environment within which finance operates. Graduates from this programme will be better placed to provide expert guidance to both professionals and non-professionals to solve complex real-world problems – the scope of the subject areas is broad ranging from graduates taking on roles from corporate financial management to highly analytical areas of the field in financial risk and investment management.

The University is also recognised by the Chartered Financial Institute (CFA) as a University Affiliated Program partner. A fair proportion of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge is is embedded in this specialist finance degree.

You’ll be taught by academics with professional experience in investment banking, derivatives, asset pricing, Treasury Management, algorithmic and high frequency trading, pricing and hedge fund trading. Theoretical aspects of your learning are seamlessly blended to develop practical skills using our state-of-the-art Financial Markets Suite (FMS). The learning resources facility provides access to a rich source of financial and market data.

As well as a firm grounding in investment, finance fundamentals and general management, you’ll be able to study a wide variety of specialist finance modules, such as portfolio management and securities analysis. With the City of London's global financial institutions on our doorstep, you’ll begin building your professional network from day one. We also have guest lecturers and industry speakers, from big brokerage firms and asset management companies.

CAREERS

On this degree you’ll develop fundamental knowledge in finance, ethical awareness, independent thinking, leadership, self-confidence as well as problem-solving, communication and teamwork skills. You will be well prepared to work in areas such as asset financing, investment or corporate banking, financial planning, hedge funds, investment and security analysis, risk management, stockbroking, wealth management and treasury. Many of our students go on to postgraduate study here and at a range of other universities.

Graduate employers

Graduates from this course have found employment at organisations including:

  • Bank of England
  • Barclays
  • BlackRock
  • BT
  • Earnt
  • EE
  • Goldman Sachs
  • HSBC
  • KPMG
  • NHS
  • UBS

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Finance BSc (Hons).

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees

£14,400.00 (14,79,862) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

13-Sep-21

Venue

Main Site

115 New Cavendish Street,

Fitzrovia,

London,

City Of Westminster,

W1W 6UW, England

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees

£14,400.00 (14,79,862) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

13-Sep-21

Venue

Main Site

115 New Cavendish Street,

Fitzrovia,

London,

City Of Westminster,

W1W 6UW, England

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees

£14,400.00 (14,79,862) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

13-Sep-21

Venue

Main Site

115 New Cavendish Street,

Fitzrovia,

London,

City Of Westminster,

W1W 6UW, England

Entry requirement for international students

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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