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3 years full time
4-6 years part time
4 years sandwich programme
BSc Hons Finance and Investment Banking is an undergraduate degree in the UK recognised by the CFA Institute. Combined with our tailored courses to develop your knowledge of finance, this will help set your career path in banking, investment or trading.
You will study core and optional courses covering topics including financial and management accounting, quantitative analysis and systems, international corporate finance, investment management, and banking principles, practice and regulation.
We have strong connections with companies in Canary Wharf, one of the financial centres. This offers you networking, mentoring and internship opportunities, making it a perfect location to start your career.
You will have the option to undertake a work placement providing insight and practical skills which employers seek in graduates. Previous students have secured placement years at Barclays, Northern Trust, State Street and Goldman Sachs (global investment bankers).
This degree is recognised by the CFA Institute University Recognition Program. CFA Institute exams are considered the gold standard for measuring competency and integrity in investment professionals. This course covers at least 70% of Level 1 of the CFA Program, so you will be prepared to take the exam upon graduation.
We will encourage you to join the Trading and Investment society and take part in competitions such as the UK Trading Challenge. We are proud that our team of first year Greenwich students won the competition, beating teams from many other universities.
Our accounting and finance subjects are ranked:
- Third in London for course satisfaction by the Guardian University Guide 2016
- Third in London for student satisfaction by the Complete University Guide 2017.
The aims of this degree are:
- To develop your financial knowledge in the context of the global economy
- To equip you with the skills required for a complex and changing business environment.
What you'll study
Please note: Entry requirements may change during Clearing.
Applicants should have:
300 UCAS points
FROM at least two full A-levels or equivalent qualification.
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
- We welcome applications from mature students
- 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 in a secure English language test.
For more information, UK and EU applicants can contact email@example.com or 020 8331 9000.
International applicants can contact firstname.lastname@example.org or +44 (0)20 8331 8136.
Through examinations and in-course assignments, including a dissertation focusing on both qualitative and quantitative aspects of a practical investment problem.
This undergraduate degree recognised by the CFA Institute University Recognition Program. It covers at least 70% of Level 1 of the CFA Program, so you will be prepared to take the exam upon graduation.
Students who complete the sandwich year (work placement) may gain an additional qualification, the Diploma of Professional Experience (DPE).
Graduates can pursue employment in a range of areas. Specialist fields may include investment banking, asset management, wholesale and retail banking, insurance, treasury operations and consultancy.
The Business School has a dedicated Employability Office to assist students in securing a placement during their sandwich year. Working with over 200 companies they also offer a range of internships, mentoring schemes and networking opportunities.
Find out more about our careers and employability support.
Fees and finance
Your time at university should be enjoyable and rewarding, and it is important that it is not spoilt by unnecessary financial worries. We recommend that you spend time planning your finances, both before coming to university and while you are here. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.
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