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UCAS CODE: N301

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science - BSc

  • Location

    Leicester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Overview**The Finance and Investment BSc course at DMU provides a rigorous academic approach to finance with a focus on practical skills and employability. Students will be equipped with the advanced technical skillset, knowledge, and professional attitude necessary to excel in a career in the financial sector. The course is a member of the Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) Affiliation Program and our curriculum well prepares students to sit the CFA examinations to obtain one of the most reputable professional qualifications in the finance and investment industry.On this course, you will develop a comprehensive understanding of finance through exploration of the connected disciplines of accounting and economics. This programme is ideal for those interested in a mathematical approach, where strong emphasis is placed on quantitative data. The use of important industry-standard commercial databases and software, such as Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters Eikon, Matlab, and Python, are integrated into teaching to bridge the theoretical and practical aspects of finance.Innovative modules will introduce you to new methodologies – such as Artificial Intelligence and Financial Applications, where you will gain hands-on experience of using, evaluating, and even developing your own AI applications, to solve real-life problems.Our Trading Room will give you a simulated experience on industry-standard software that is used by decision-makers in practice. The programme is also structured to address many of the competence requirements of professional finance bodies.**Key features:**- Be equipped with an advanced technical skillset and professional attitudes to develop your career in finance and investment.- Benefit from broad module content covering topics in finance, accounting, and economics.- Experience a ‘state-of-the-art’ module Artificial Intelligence and Financial Applications, which will introduce you to the new methodology revolution. You will have hand-on experience of using and evaluating AI applications, as well as developing your own applications to solve real-life problems.- Study a programme which is structured to address many of the competency requirements of professional Finance bodies. We are proud to be a member of the CFA Affiliation Program.- As a member of the CFA Affiliation Program, we can award the CFA Program Awareness Scholarships to a number of our top-performing students every year.- Gain practical experience and essential employability skills with the modern trading room equipped with industry-standard databases including Bloomberg, Refinitiv, FAME, FT.COM, among others.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,250per year

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UCAS Points : 112

Normally 112 UCAS points from at least two A levels or equivalent, including one A or AS Level of the following subjects: Mathematics, Physics or Statistics

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University information

De Montfort University

  • University League Table

    101st

  • Campus address

    De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 9BH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    68th out of 105 27

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    94 42%

    91st

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55.0 55%

    57th

    49
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    68th

    23

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