Finance BSc (Hons)

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Duration
Location
Start Date
Duration
3 Years
Location
Waterside
Start Date
September

Overview Updated 23/09/2019

*Subject to validation

BSc Finance provides you with the rigorous and essential financial, quantitative and analytical skills necessary for professional careers in banking, asset management and financial research. You will examine core concepts in economics, financial analysis, security valuation, portfolio theory and risk management. There is a strong focus on decision-making in line with regulatory, ethical and sustainability standards. The programme is aligned to key investment and risk management professional qualifications.

Course

Highlights

HP Laptop and software included with this course.

Additional

Information

Careers

Brokers and Traders, Compliance Managers, Financial Advisors, Financial Sales and Client service professionals, Financial Analysts, Financial Planners and Consultants, Fund Managers, Investment Bankers and Researchers, Investment Consultants and Strategists, Pension Specialists, Portfolio and Wealth Managers, Project and Programme Risk Managers, Regulatory Consultants, Risk Analysts, Risk Specialists.

Course Details

Our BSc Finance programme is ideal for those who intend to work in the investment management profession and obtain a professional financial designation with well-known investment credentials.

This specialist programme will equip you with the strong theoretical and technical skills required for the highlighted career paths and professional finance accreditations such as Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments (CISI) and Institute of Risk Management (IRM).

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The Northampton Employment Promise.

*We promise to secure paid experience for you, if you need it.

We work with employers to understand what they’re looking for and we’re confident that if you follow one of our structured awards, as well as committing to your studies you’ll be in a competitive position when it comes to applying for graduate jobs.

We’re so confident, that we promise to secure a paid 3-6 month internship for you, if you need it. Find out more about the Northampton Employment Promise, including how it works and who is eligible.

Open Days

See for yourself

Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying at The University of Northampton.

To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2019
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

Home / EU: 0300 303 2772

International: +44 (0)1604 894503

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Entry Requirements

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Course Content

  • Critical Thinking and Academic Skills (20 Credits)
    Module code: TBC
    Core Module Y
  • Data Analysis and Statistics for Finance (20 Credits)
    Module code: TBC
    Core Module Y
  • Introduction to Microeconomics and Macroeconomics (20 Credits)
    Module code: TBC
    Core Module Y
  • Introduction to Finance (20 Credits)
    Module code: TBC
    Core Module Y
  • Introduction to Accounting (20 Credits)
    Module code: TBC
    Core Module Y
  • Quantitative Methods for Finance (20 Credits)
    Module code: TBC
    Core Module Y

Postgraduate Opportunities

Further your study

Our postgraduate courses are a great way to enhance the skills you have already learnt. Benefit from our 20% alumni discount on postgraduate fees to give you a CV that will catch the eye of employers.

Accounting and Finance MSc

Management MSc

Economics MSc

 

Fees & Funding

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £9,250
Part Time: £1,400 per 20 credit module
Optional Work Placement Year: £950
Foundation Study Framework: £6,600 for the foundation year; thereafter standard fees apply

Additional costs

There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2020. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the university with details of the costs.

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £12,500
Foundation Study Framework: £9,800 for the foundation year; thereafter standard fees apply
Optional Work Placement Year: £950

Additional costs

There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2020. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the university with details of the costs.

Scholarships

EU and International Scholarships

We’re committed to offering the opportunity to study in the UK to the best and brightest students from around the world.

TD Lewis Scholarship

The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,000.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

The Chancellor's Fund

The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply.  The…

Wilson Endowment Scholarship

The Wilson Endowment Scholarship provides a £1,500 scholarship to undergraduate students from the Northamptonshire area. The endowed scholarship was donated in memory of Mr Lynn Wilson,…

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Updated 23/09/2019

  • *Subject to validation

    BSc Finance provides you with the rigorous and essential financial, quantitative and analytical skills necessary for professional careers in banking, asset management and financial research. You will examine core concepts in economics, financial analysis, security valuation, portfolio theory and risk management. There is a strong focus on decision-making in line with regulatory, ethical and sustainability standards. The programme is aligned to key investment and risk management professional qualifications.

    Course

    Highlights

    HP Laptop and software included with this course.

  • Our BSc Finance programme is ideal for those who intend to work in the investment management profession and obtain a professional financial designation with well-known investment credentials.

    This specialist programme will equip you with the strong theoretical and technical skills required for the highlighted career paths and professional finance accreditations such as Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments (CISI) and Institute of Risk Management (IRM).

    Read more

    Additional

    Information

    Careers

    Brokers and Traders, Compliance Managers, Financial Advisors, Financial Sales and Client service professionals, Financial Analysts, Financial Planners and Consultants, Fund Managers, Investment Bankers and Researchers, Investment Consultants and Strategists, Pension Specialists, Portfolio and Wealth Managers, Project and Programme Risk Managers, Regulatory Consultants, Risk Analysts, Risk Specialists.

    • *We promise to secure paid experience for you, if you need it.

      We work with employers to understand what they’re looking for and we’re confident that if you follow one of our structured awards, as well as committing to your studies you’ll be in a competitive position when it comes to applying for graduate jobs.

      We’re so confident, that we promise to secure a paid 3-6 month internship for you, if you need it. Find out more about the Northampton Employment Promise, including how it works and who is eligible.

    • See for yourself

      Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

      Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying at The University of Northampton.

      To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

  • TBC

     

    TBC

    Contacts

    Course enquiries
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2019
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

    • Critical Thinking and Academic Skills (20 Credits)
      Module code: TBC
      Core Module Y
    • Data Analysis and Statistics for Finance (20 Credits)
      Module code: TBC
      Core Module Y
    • Introduction to Microeconomics and Macroeconomics (20 Credits)
      Module code: TBC
      Core Module Y
    • Introduction to Finance (20 Credits)
      Module code: TBC
      Core Module Y
    • Introduction to Accounting (20 Credits)
      Module code: TBC
      Core Module Y
    • Quantitative Methods for Finance (20 Credits)
      Module code: TBC
      Core Module Y
    • Further your study

      Our postgraduate courses are a great way to enhance the skills you have already learnt. Benefit from our 20% alumni discount on postgraduate fees to give you a CV that will catch the eye of employers.

      Accounting and Finance MSc

      Management MSc

      Economics MSc

       

  • Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £9,250
    Part Time: £1,400 per 20 credit module
    Optional Work Placement Year: £950
    Foundation Study Framework: £6,600 for the foundation year; thereafter standard fees apply

    Additional costs

    There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2020. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the university with details of the costs.

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £12,500
    Foundation Study Framework: £9,800 for the foundation year; thereafter standard fees apply
    Optional Work Placement Year: £950

    Additional costs

    There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2020. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the university with details of the costs.

    Scholarships

    EU and International Scholarships

    We’re committed to offering the opportunity to study in the UK to the best and brightest students from around the world.

    TD Lewis Scholarship

    The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,000.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

    The Chancellor's Fund

    The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply.  The…

    Wilson Endowment Scholarship

    The Wilson Endowment Scholarship provides a £1,500 scholarship to undergraduate students from the Northamptonshire area. The endowed scholarship was donated in memory of Mr Lynn Wilson,…

*Course data provided by Unistats

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Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

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360° Tour