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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    25-JAN-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Do you think you could cut it as an investment banker or City trader? Would you relish the challenge of overseeing multimillion pound portfolios? Are you interested in how financial markets operate? Our professionally recognised degree has been designed to teach skill sets used in careers in finance or investment. The nature and relevance of finance to all organisations, coupled with transferrable skills in creative problem solving and critical evaluation, are useful in a wide range of decision making roles.We aim to deepen your understanding of financial decision-making, risk management and the behaviour of financial markets. We consider the governance of global enterprises and how finance shapes leadership, strategy and planning.Throughout the course, teaching is designed to embed the professional skills required by business and finance sector employers, developing your specialist financial knowledge and bridging the gap between finance theory and practice. We draw on actual case studies, innovative projects and use a range of practical exercises, such as trade games, portfolio creation and management, to simulate real-world financial practices. You’ll have access to the largest academic trading floor in Europe, which provides hands-on experience of market leading financial databases and platforms, including Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters Eikon, Fitch Connect and DataStream, so you can practise making business decisions.This course is formally recognised as a CFA UK Investment Management Certificate (IMC) advantage programme. We also enjoy links with the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI). Guest speakers have previously deliver sessions in topics such as commercial awareness, employability and working in the business sector.Past students have undertaken placements and some students have gone on to work for prestigious companies including Microsoft, IBM, Tesco Graduate Scheme, Jaguar Land Rover and the NHS.**Key Course Benefits**- Designated Employment Personal Tutor (EPT) to work with you throughout your course to offer support and career guidance. - Coventry Business School was ranked ‘excellent’ in 2018 by Eduniversal, an annual ranking of business schools in over 150 countries.- Coventry Business School is an active member of the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) and Chartered Association of Business Schools (CABS). - Teaching benefits from research and insight from corporate partners, including the regulatory bodies and leading consultancies. Examples include Bloomberg and Fitch Connect.- High levels of student satisfaction for our Finance courses – 92% overall in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2018, 90% for the quality of teaching and 91% for academic support.- Impressive industrial placement opportunities, which have previously included: Lloyds Banking Group; Mattioli Woods (Pensions and Wealth Management); - HM Treasury; Allianz Indonesia; PwC; The Boots Company; and Jaguar Land Rover. - Opportunity for professional certification of key financial database skills. You will take the Bloomberg Market Concepts examinations during their first year. Students are expected to pass this assessment in accordance with Bloomberg set regulation. This can help assist students employability as trading floors around the world are reliant on Bloomberg technology.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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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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