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Finance and Investment BSc (Hons)

Coventry University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Are you passionate about understanding money? Are you interested in finding out about how financial investment works? Would you like to be in a position where you help to design the financial future of clients? The financial services industry is a fast moving and exciting sector, which offers a wide range of career opportunities in investment advice, insurance, pensions, and wealth management. Covering topics such as finance, investment, wealth management, accounting and taxation, this professionally recognised degree is designed to build your wider financial knowledge. At the same time, you should develop your analytical, ICT, communication and problem solving abilities. We work closely with industry professionals and employers to ensure that our course and qualifications offer current, dynamic and relevant skills to help equip you with the best opportunities for success.We enjoy close links with many professional finance bodies, such as the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII), CFA Society of the UK (CFA UK) and Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI). Guest speakers often deliver sessions in commercial awareness, employability and working in the business sector. Staff teaching on this degree have written some of the standard textbooks used, as well as published in relevant academic journals, such as the Journal of Financial Service Professionals, Journal of Financial Planning, Journal of Investing, and the Journal of Index Investing. They regularly bring contemporary practice into the classroom, for example, monitoring relevant news stories like the furore around public pensions or executive bonuses, to stimulate debate and discussion.**Key Course Benefits**- Excellent employability – with 96% of graduates in work or further study after six months (DLHE 2016/17).- Existing degree carries prior learning recognition for professional qualifications, such as Investment Management Certificate (IMC).- With around 5,000 students and 300 staff, Coventry Business School is one of the largest in Europe, rated as ‘excellent’ by Eduniversal.- Outstanding facilities include our trading floor featuring 42 dual screen Bloomberg terminals, making it the largest of its kind in Europe.- Coventry Business School is an active member of the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) and Chartered Association of Business Schools (CABS).- Designated Employment Personal Tutor (EPT) to work with you throughout your course. All our EPTs have previously worked in industry and they understand the labour market, the skills employers look for and the processes used by employers to select candidates.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

Coventry University

  • University League Table

    54th

  • Campus address

    Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry, Warwickshire, CV1 5FB, England

Currently more than 13,000 international and EU students study across the university’s UK campuses. 17,000 more study in partner institutions worldwide.
A variety of pre-sessional English courses are available to help students prepare before starting their course. Additional costs apply.
PhD and MRes students can apply for financial support towards a project or placement with an international dimension via the international experience scheme.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    57th out of 103

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    114 52%

    55th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    47th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.16 83%

    39th

    1

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