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Finance (with a professional placement year) BSc (Hons)

University of Sussex

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**About the course**Gain the specialised skills and knowledge to help shape the financial industry of tomorrow. With our Finance BSc, you develop an in-depth understanding of modern financial markets – from risk management and hedging to banking regulation and corporate finance. On this course you gain a solid grounding in the principles of accounting and finance, and the theories of investments, as well as exploring more specific aspects of accounting and econometrics. You'll also get an introduction to statistics and mathematics for finance and economics. You'll learn practical skills and practise making informed business decisions, just as you might in your future workplace, through real-world problem-solving exercises. This includes using trading-floor simulations that utilise real-time data from the Bloomberg Professional service. While broadening your knowledge of finance you can tailor your degree to your career preferences through a wide range of options including blockchain finance, cryptocurrency markets, strategy, innovation and ethics. You also have the opportunity to apply for a year in industry and gain valuable professional experience. **Professional Partnership** The Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI) provides official recognition of the Year 1, Year 2 and Year 3 modules as strong preparation for selected CISI qualifications. You may also opt into CISI membership for career events, presentations and employability training.**About Sussex**Sussex graduates change the world. Our students become the leaders of the future, making discoveries, improving lives and changing things for the better.Study with us to join a welcoming and inspiring community of staff and students from more than 140 countries.**Location**We shape the world from a fantastic campus on the UK’s beautiful south coast.We are the only UK university surrounded by a national park, so you can step off campus to explore the hills and woodlands of the South Downs. The vibrant, colourful and creative seaside city of Brighton & Hove is just nine minutes away.With Brighton voted the happiest city in England for students, (Student Living Survey, Sodexo, 2018) there can be few better places to study.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 18,500per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : ABB - AAB

You must have GCSE (or equivalent) Mathematics, with at least grade 6 (or grade B). We will also consider applicants with GCSE Mathematics with grade 5 where you are taking an A-level in Accounting, Business, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, Physics or Psychology. You should also have a broad range of GCSEs grade 9-4 (A*-C), including good grades in relevant subjects.


University information

University of Sussex

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  • Campus address

    University of Sussex, Sussex House, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN1 9RH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    23rd out of 103 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    128 58%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    91 91%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%



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