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Finance with a Year Abroad BSc (Hons)

Swansea University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Bay Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

Are you looking for a finance degree to give you a competitive edge? The BSc Finance degree at Swansea University will do just that.

This degree is perfect if you have a dedicated interested in financial fields such as investment banking or financial trading.

By blending theory, empirical evidence and practical application, you will build essential transferable skills, enabling the analysis and critical evaluation of real-world financial issues and concepts.

As a finance specialist you will play a fundamental role in the running of a business – big or small. Managing budgets and taxes, financial reporting, completing audits - all are critical in ensuring that a business or organisation runs as effectively and successfully as possible.

Our course is accredited by the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA) with University Affiliation Program status, which signals to students and employers that our curriculum is closely tied to the practice of investment management and is helpful to students preparing for the CFA® Program exams.

FINANCE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

As a Finance graduate from Swansea, you will find yourself in a great position to secure rewarding employment at any desirable organisation.

Whatever financial organisations you target after graduating, this degree makes you a strong candidate for employment. Your next step could lie in any of these roles:

  • Wealth management or investment adviser
  • Finance analyst
  • Banking professional
  • Auditor

January entry is only available to International students. The Student Loans Company regulations do not support January entry for UK/EU students on a programme with this format.

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Advice and guidance on postgraduate study and funding
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

We also provide help and advice for Swansea University Alumni up to two years after you graduate.

Year Abroad

You can study on our Year Abroad variant, which is a four-year degree including a year studying at one of our international partner institutions. Choosing this option allows you to develop your communication skills, enhance your cultural awareness and you can even gain proficiency in a foreign language prior to graduation.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    29th

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University, established in 1920 is renowned for its research reputation, teaching excellence and its unique seafront location.
Swansea is an international university with students from over 130 countries and a strong international academic community.
The university has a friendly campus community, offering specialist support for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    28th out of 105 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    133 60%

    36th

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85 85%

    12th

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%

    51st

    33

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