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Finance with Business Communication (Top-up) BA (Hons)

University of Portsmouth

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

Overview

You’ll get an understanding of finance within a business context, develop valuable cross-cultural business communication abilities and improve your English language skills.

This course will prepare you for a career in many areas of business and finance, such as business development and consultancy, financial planning, investment banking, recruitment and marketing.

What you'll experience

On this top-up course, you’ll:

  • Join the course at either the year 1 or year 2, depending on the level of your previous studies
  • Get a blend of the analytical, technical and commercial knowledge and skills required in business
  • Study with a group of international students to improve your English language skills
  • Be taught by a mixture of professionally qualified staff and expert academic researchers
  • Use the University’s Bloomberg terminals to monitor and analyse real-time financial market data movements and trade
  • Apply the concepts and skills you learn in real situations
  • Get all the support you need while living in a new country, from our Global Office
  • Join a community with more than 4,000 international and EU students from over 100 different countries

Careers and opportunities

When you finish the course, our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job or graduate training programme that puts your skills to work.

You could pursue a career in commerce or use your financial expertise to forge a career within the financial sector.

What can you do with a Finance with Business Communication (Top-up) degree?

Routes our graduates have gone on to include:

  • commercial banking
  • corporate finance
  • financial planning
  • investment banking
  • money management

Other graduates have continued their studies at postgraduate level on courses such as MSc Forensic Accounting and MSc Finance or set up successful businesses with help and support from the University.

After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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GCSE/National 4/National 5 :

3 GCSEs at grade C or above to include Mathematics/3 GCSEs at grade 4 or above to include Mathematics.

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University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    61st

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

Around 5,200 of the university's 29,000 students come from 150 countries around the world. The Global Community networking scheme helps them to meet.
The University of Portsmouth Global team is dedicated to supporting international students from enquiry, through application and arrival, to graduation.
International students can get specialist advice on matters including visas and immigration, settling in to the UK and adjusting to a new culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    37th out of 103 1

    44th out of 123

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    112 51%

    61st

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88 88%

    17th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.13 83%

    44th

    16
  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    117 54%

    72nd

    15
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    18th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    59th

    17

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