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Financial and Investment Management with Placement Year BA (Hons)

York St John University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    York St John University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The York Business School BSc (Hons) Financial and Investment Management programme has been designed to offer an in-depth knowledge of financial and investment principles combined with practical application and skills that ready you for work in the industry.In addition to delivering comprehensive theoretical and practical aspects of finance, economics and investment, this programme will provide you with a firm understanding of the interaction of finance, financial markets and investment analysis. You will gain an understanding of the foundations of corporate finance, quantitative analysis, investment portfolio management, economics, regulation and ethics as well as other critical areas.Special featuresAccreditation by the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI) giving you a globally recognised qualification (Level 3 Certificate in Introduction to Investment) alongside your degree, plus optional additional CISI qualificationsOpportunity to complete the Investment Foundation program accredited by the Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) and gain internationally recognised certificationProgramme of guest speakers and training consultantsField trips, real corporate projects and live market scenarios embedded in the programmeOpportunity to engage with a range of practising financial advisors, organisations, employers and entrepreneurs and take part in work-related experiences and internshipsOpportunity to compete in trading simulation competitions both within the University and on national/international scalesOpportunity to qualify as a Microsoft Office SpecialistAccess to a range of specialist resources including Financial Information Database (FAME), Bloomberg and Financial Times Interactive to support learning and researchOpportunity to gain a Bloomberg qualificationExcellent personal and academic support. You will be allocated an academic tutor to support you throughout the programmeYear in industryAll of our business students have the option of adding in a year in industry and / or a semester of studying abroad with one of our partners to their course. A year in industry gives students fantastic experience and is attractive to potential employers. This normally takes place after the second year of the course and extends the course duration by one year (15% of the standard tuition fee is chargeable). Study Abroad normally takes place for a semester of the second year of the course and doesn’t extend the course duration as credits achieved abroad count towards your degree.You don’t need to decide whether you would like to take either of these options until after you have started the course with us.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 12,750per 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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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 96

University information

York St John University

  • University League Table

    103rd

  • Campus address

    York St John University, Lord Mayor's Walk, York, York, YO31 7EX, England

York St John's friendly campus is located at the heart of York but has a global outlook, with a family of students from over 60 countries.
The dedicated international support team assists students from the start, with help in language, study skills, finance, mental wellness and general settling in.
Global Guides support international students to settle into life at York St John, with social activities for UK and international students.

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