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Finance (Sustainable Finance) with Year Abroad BSc (Hons)

University of Reading

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Explore the key concepts of financial sustainability – and broaden your skills and experience by studying overseas – with our BSc Finance (Sustainable Finance) with Study Year Abroad degree.Recent changes in finance – including the need to focus on sustainable investment and environmental principles – have necessitated change across the financial world.This flexible, four-year degree develops the key skills and knowledge to meet these changes head-on, as you gain expertise in sustainable finance and business ethics. Your studies will be underpinned by core modules on the essentials of business and finance, giving you a thorough understanding of the financial sector. You’ll enrich this learning and broaden your life experience with an integrated Study Year Abroad.Experts from Henley Business School will introduce you to the:- fundamental principles of accounting, finance and economics- quantitative techniques of finance- role of finance in business and society- ethics required to work in the finance industry.As your studies progress, you’ll gain deeper knowledge of the core concepts of sustainable finance, including:- environmental economics- corporate social responsibility- responsible investment- sustainability reporting.You’ll learn through a combination of lectures, seminars, practical workshops, and self-guided study. This will provide the opportunity to discuss subject materials in an in-depth way with your lecturers and fellow students.The University of Reading is a CFA partner university. Within this partnership, a number of scholarships are offered towards CFA exams (partial fee reduction) for which students can apply.**Choose BSc Finance (Sustainable Finance) with Study Year Abroad at Henley Business School**- Ranked 19th in the UK for Accounting and Finance (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2020).- Triple-accredited status from the UK, European and US accrediting bodies (AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB).**Flexible study options**After the first year of your BSc Finance (Sustainable Finance) with Study Year Abroad degree, you will have the option to transfer to any of our other specialist pathways:- BSc Finance (Investments)­- BSc Finance (FinTech)­- BSc Finance (International Business)­Each pathway is designed to help you understand particular challenges within finance and how to respond to them.If you choose to remain on the general degree course, you’ll still be offered a wide range of options in your second and final years – allowing you to tailor your learning to your individual interests.We also offer two other variations of this course: BSc Finance (Sustainable Finance), a three-year course; and BSc Finance (Sustainable Finance) with Placement Year, a four-year course with a year spent on work placement instead of abroad.**Dedicated industry facilities with BSc Finance (Sustainable Finance) with Study Year Abroad**Put your understanding of financial systems and capital markets into practice in our state-of-the-art dealing rooms, featuring computer trading simulations and financial modelling.**Study Year Abroad**In your third year, you’ll have the opportunity to continue your studies at one of our overseas partner universities. We’ll help you decide where to go and for how long, guide you through the application process, and support you when you’re abroad.**A focus on employability**In addition to having a year abroad on your CV, we work hard to ensure that the personal skills required to secure, and succeed in, future roles are embedded into the curriculum.**Careers for BSc Finance (Sustainable Finance) with Study Year Abroad graduates**The skills and knowledge you acquire from your degree in finance will provide a route into:- Asset management- Banking and investment banking- Consultancy- Finance- Susta

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 23,700per year

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

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University information

University of Reading

  • University League Table

    36th

  • Campus address

    University of Reading, Whiteknights House, PO Box 217, Reading, Wokingham, RG6 6AH, England

The University of Reading is an international community with more than 23,000 students from around 160 countries.
Reading is a lively town just 22 minutes from London Paddington by train, and 45 minutes from Heathrow Airport by coach. Windsor and Oxford are also close by.
Reading supports undergraduate, master's and doctoral students to maintain, improve and develop their academic English.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    29th out of 105 9

    30th out of 71 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    127 57%

    40th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%

    2nd

    15
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    80th

    35
  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    121 60%

    38th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74.0 74%

    26th

    13
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    60th

    6

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