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Financial Trading and Investment Management with Foundation Year BSc

Sheffield Hallam University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science - BSc

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    18-SEP-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University.Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information.****Course summary:**- Study your foundation year, then progress to the full degree.- Develop important business skills from the very first day.- Undertake applied projects and explore different ways of working.This foundation year has been designed to enhance your knowledge in advance of undergraduate study. You'll study a range of topics, and apply your skills on rewarding projects and assignments. After completing your foundation, you'll have everything you need for full honours degree study, and progress directly onto the BSc Financial Trading and Investment Management course.**How you learn:**All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.The course is suitable if you don't meet the entry requirements for our BA (Hons) Financial Trading and Investment Management course, or you want extra preparation before starting degree-level study. You share the first year with other Sheffield Business School foundation year students, then move on to the degree.You will learn in a supportive, challenging and exciting environment. You will be based in Sheffield Business School — a vibrant, dynamic setting with excellent facilities located in the heart of the city.You learn through:- lectures and seminars- case studies- presentations- self-directed study- work placements- activities and eventsIn the foundation year, you'll study wider business topics, while specialising in your chosen subject area. You'll learn useful skills such as academic writing, work in diverse teams and learn to utilise a wide variety of data sources. In doing so, you'll fully prepare yourself for undergraduate study.**Applied learning - Degree preparation**After the foundation year, you will be ready to start the full degree. BSc Financial Trading and Investment Management is an engaging, challenging course where you will learn to excel in your field, under expert tutelage and with fantastic opportunities for progression, networking and work placements throughout.**Placement opportunities**On the full degree, you will spend a year working in real, state-of-the-art trading office in London. This will provide you with exceptional contacts and real-world experience.**Live projects**On the BSc degree, there are a range of projects, business simulations and client-led tasks that will allow you to apply your knowledge to real-life scenarios. You'll improve your analytical mindset, learning agility and critical thinking through these activities.**Networking opportunities**Your continued engagement and interaction with the business world will allow you many opportunities for networking throughout the honours degree. You'll work with others, improve your interpersonal skills and learn to build relationships.

Application deadline

25 January

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UCAS Points : 64

This must include at least 32 points from one A level or equivalent BTEC National qualifications excluding general studies For example:CC at A LevelMPP in BTEC Extended Diploma.A combination of qualifications, which may include AS levels and EPQ.

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    66th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Home to a globally diverse student community from 100 countries, Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan, and Malaysia.
Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities collaborate on a range of research and teaching projects and study exchange programmes.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working, or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    83rd out of 104 25

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    111 50%

    66th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    48.0 48%

    70th

    34
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.79 76%

    72nd

    38

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