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Finance and French (5 yrs) MA (Hons)

University of Aberdeen

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  • Qualification

    Master of Arts (with Honours) - MA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    05-SEP-22

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

Finance and French at Aberdeen brings the strong competitive advantage of a major European language and culture to your powerful understanding of the principles of finance and wider business skills. You will be an extremely sought-after graduate across industry, public and other sectors, with opportunities expected to grow further with growing internationalisation and innovations in the financial world.In Finance, you will explore financial management, corporate and personal finance, financial institutions, derivatives and the stock market. You will analyse and evaluate financial problems and gain the practical skills to understand and use information from financial newspapers and documents. Your knowledge will grow in the dynamic, international environment of our Business School of 45 nationalities, inspired by staff who are leaders in business practice and theory, in small classes with real-life scenarios. You will benefit from the input of employers and the support of dedicated careers advisers.You will also benefit from professional training facilities, such as our virtual Thomson Reuters Eikon trading floor, used by major financial services companies across the world, and integrating real activity in financial markets directly into students’ courses.In French, you will take advantage of our outstanding reputation, the highest possible rating in the last national Teaching Quality Assessment, many opportunities to develop your language skills informally as well as through classes and become familiar with French culture, history and contemporary life.As an integral part of your 5-year programme, you will spend the whole of year three taking your language and cultural skills to a very high level as a teaching assistant or visiting student in a French-speaking country. You will have many advantages to offer employers operating in multinational companies in Europe and also the European Commission. You will also have special opportunities in all sectors in French-speaking countries in Africa, which have fast-developing economies and growing energy industries.

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26 January

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A level : BBB

For First Year Entry a minimum of 3 A Levels at BBB or 4 AS at AABB.For Second Year Entry a minimum of an A in the subject selected for Single Honours plus BB, or AB in the subjects selected for Joint Honours plus a further B.In addition GCSE Maths is required, as well as GCSE in English or English Language is also required.

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University information

University of Aberdeen

  • University League Table

    38th

  • Campus address

    University of Aberdeen, Directorate of External Relations, King's College, Aberdeen, Aberdeen, City Of, AB24 3FX, Scotland

One of the top 40 universities in the UK (Complete University Guide).
Student population includes over 130 nationalities, with strong international global networks.
An International Centre provides support to students from application to graduation.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    14th out of 105 10

    21st out of 50 12

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    180 81%

    4th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    84th

    13
  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    190 92%

    5th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50.0 50%

    42nd

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.35 87%

    4th

    38

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