Finance and Investment BA (Hons)Coventry University
£ 9.000 - (10.676 €)
- Bachelor's degree
- Scarborough (Grossbritannien)
Was lernen Sie in diesem Kurs?
Skills and Training
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This Finance and Investment course runs in 2016/17.
Are you passionate about understanding money? Are you interested in finding out how financial investment works? Would you like to be in a position where you help to design the financial future of clients? Then this is the course for you.
This degree programme is designed to build your wider financial knowledge and transferrable skills. The course includes topics such as finance, investment, economics, accounting and marketing. You will also have the opportunity to study for a professional qualification during the course of your degree that is recognised in the professional sector. This can help enable our students to have an advantage when seeking employment. The financial services industry is a fast moving and exciting sector to be involved in. There are a wide range of career opportunities for young, qualified and ambitious individuals looking to work in finance. We work closely with industry professionals and employers to ensure that our course and qualifications offer current, dynamic and relevant skills to help equip you with the best opportunities for success.
If you choose this course you will benefit from:
- the opportunity to gain a professional qualification from a leading professional institution alongside your degree. You can also benefit from exemption with the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII). Students wishing to study other professional qualifications will also benefit from prior learning recognition from our degree programme, such as Investment Management Certificate (IMC, CFA);
- excellent graduate-level career prospects in the financial services sector for successful graduates;
- academic staff with relevant professional backgrounds and finance experience;
- an optional placement or study-abroad year (subject to application). Students have enjoyed placements with Tesco, IBM, Toys R Us and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC);
- well-developed links with employers such as HSBC, IBM, and the NHS and links to organisations such as the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments (CISI) and the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII).
European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD)
The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII)
Centre of excellence
Charted Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI)
Exemptions, recognitions, memberships and centre status shall be renewed in accordance with the relevant bodies’ standard review process and subject to the University maintaining the same high standards of course delivery.
WHAT WILL I LEARN?
During the first year, you will study a range of subjects including Personal Finance, Introduction to Business, Business Economics and Marketing, as well as numeracy and IT skills for further study in finance and investment. You will also undertake the first module towards a professional qualification.
In the second year, you will begin to specialise in financial topics including Principles of Financial Investment, Financial Services, Business Accounting and Economics of Banking and Finance, while having the opportunity to continue studying elements of marketing and the second stage towards a professional qualification.
In your final year, you will study more specialist finance subjects such as Insurance and Pensions, Investment Analysis, Portfolio Management, International Finance, Financial Management and have the option to produce a dissertation. You will also have the opportunity to complete your professional qualification.HOW WILL THIS COURSE BE TAUGHT?
Your course will be based on a series of lectures, with associated seminars and workshops. You will benefit from regular meetings with an academic personal tutor who will review and discuss your progress and will be available for advice. You will have access to additional academic services such as academic writing and numerical support. There is also available a range of non-academic support functions.
If you are interested in part-time study (which is taught during the day) please contact the Part-time Admissions team on +44 (0) 24 7765 4321 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information, but please note that not all courses have a part-time option.HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?
An estimated percentage breakdown of how your final grade is assessed is as follows: formal examinations 50%; coursework, tests, essays 40%; group work 5%; presentations, posters etc. 5%.TEACHING CONTACT HOURS
In a typical week you will have up to 14 contact hours of teaching and this will break down as:
Personal tutorial/small group teaching: 2 hours of tutorials each week
Medium group teaching: 6 hours of practical classes, workshops or seminars each week
Large group teaching: 6 hours of lectures each week
Personal study: 22–24 hours of studying and revising in your own time each week"