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Finance and Investment BA (Hons)

Sheffield Hallam University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

- Attain in-depth knowledge of markets, finance and investment.- Take an optional placement year for hands-on industry experience.- Gain a professional qualification from the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI).Develop the theoretical and practical grounding needed for a career in the finance industry. Covering key areas essential to the field such as regulation, derivatives and mergers, with the option for valuable industry experience, you'll be well placed for a rewarding professional life post-graduation.Our lecturers are experts in the finance and investment industry, and there are regular guest speakers to provide further insight still. Working independently and collaboratively, you apply your knowledge to practical situations, both on campus and in the field.**You learn through**- lectures and seminars- placement year- yearly employability module to strengthen your CV- guest lecturers- interactive sessions- live market scenarios- real-life corporate projects and activities- case studies and coursework- group work and presentations- varied, stimulating assessments**Applied learningWork placements**You will have the opportunity to embark upon a year-long work placement in between your second and third years. This gives you a real-world experience to prepare you for your future career.Our strong ties with regional, national and international employers can provide you with placements in banking organisations, international corporations and finance departments across the globe. Previous placements have taken place in Kuwait and the USA, and have included companies such as Dyson, Charles Stanley Wealth Management, Lloyds Banking Group and Hargreaves Lansdown.**Live projects**You will work in a team on a live consultancy project in conjunction with a client sourced by specialist teams at Sheffield Hallam.Your group will be expected to present its findings to the client and offer suggestions on how to solve the particular issue that the client raised with you at the beginning of the module.**Networking opportunities**With frequent guest lecturers from the likes of Lloyds Bank and the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI), and a valuable placement year, there is ample opportunity to make lasting contacts within the finance industry.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 13,995per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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UCAS Points : 112

This must include at least 64 points from 2 A Levels or equivalent BTEC qualifications. For example:BBC at A Level DMM in BTEC Extended Diploma.A combination of qualifications, which may include AS levels, EPQ and general studies.

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    85th out of 103 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    105 48%

    75th

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    59 59%

    81st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    79th

    57

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