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Course options

  • Qualification

    Higher National Diploma - HND

  • Location

    CU Coventry

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    APR

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

This detailed course focuses on giving you the foundation knowledge needed for a successful career within financial services.A wide and varied industry, we will provide you with not only theoretical insights but the practical knowledge needed to effectively deliver financial services. This programme covers a comprehensive range of financial themes including, regulation, risk management, financial planning, financial economics, investment practice and portfolio analysis.In this course, you’ll become confident in your ability to assess, risk and critically appraise existing theories and practices for the successful implementation of financial practice. With a degree in financial services behind you, you can progress onto career routes such as investment banking, financial advisory and financial economics.If you enjoy responsibility, helping people and working with numbers, our degree will enable you to not only learn about investment practices, but how to practically carry out financial planning and work autonomously in the field of financial services.**Staff**This course has been developed and is taught by practising professionals and industry experts. Our academics bring a wealth of expertise to the classroom with many continuing to undertake research and other projects alongside teaching, meaning our students gain a well-rounded and relevant teaching experience.**Practical Experience**Throughout your studies, you will find that the course is underpinned with practical elements. In particular, we plan to support you on your journey from student to graduate and hopefully employment by facilitating and encouraging work placements and internships to help you stand out from other graduates.**Placements**At CU Coventry, we put a strong focus on getting our graduates ready to enter the job market. This can be done in a variety of ways—one key element is work placements. With this degree, you are given the opportunity to undertake short and long-term placements in between the second and third year. Key course benefits;- Upon completion of this course, you will receive a qualification awarded by Coventry University, which is ranked 13th best university in the UK in the Guardian University Guide 2019. Coventry University were also awarded a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) in 2017.- An opportunity to study at separate locations across the UK, in Coventry, London and Scarborough. - You will receive support with applying for short and long-term placements, to gain the experience employers desire, with our in-house Careers & Employability department. - In order to make higher education accessible to as many people as possible, we keep our tuition fees competitively priced.- Small tutorial group sessions ensure that you receive the mentoring help and support you need.- We deliver one module at a time during each block. This means you can dedicate your time to specialise in each subject without the distraction of numerous modules and multiple deadlines.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

Coventry University

  • University League Table

    54th

  • Campus address

    Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry, Warwickshire, CV1 5FB, England

Typically more than 13,000 non-UK students study at the university's UK campuses each year, with over 18,000 more studying in partner institutions worldwide.
A variety of pre-sessional English courses are available to help students prepare before starting their course. Additional costs apply.
PhD and MRes students can apply for financial support towards a project or placement via the international experience scheme (subject to availability).

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    57th out of 103

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    114 52%

    55th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    47th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.16 83%

    39th

    1

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