Finance BSc (Hons)Coventry University
£ 9.000 - (10.111 €)
- Bachelor's degree
- Scarborough (Grossbritannien)
Was lernen Sie in diesem Kurs?
Financial Risk Management
Skills and Training
Financial Risk Management
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This course runs in 2016/17.
Do you think you could cut it as an investment banker? Understand the complexities of financial risk management? Oversee a million pound portfolio? Take over as corporate treasurer of a multinational firm? Become a city trader? Yes? Then the BSc Finance course may be for you.
This course is designed to provide you with the essential knowledge required to succeed in today’s highly competitive and dynamic world of finance. You will be taught by staff that have years of practical industry experience and/or research expertise across many areas of finance. Real-life case-studies, innovative projects and hands-on workshops will develop your specialist financial knowledge and enable you to bridge the gap between finance theory and reality, which should leave you ready to immediately put what you have learned into practice in your chosen career.
The Finance BSc is a CFA Society UK recognised degree. Students completing this course will have the knowledge to cover 70% of the society’s Investment Management Certificate (IMC) exam syllabus and be well positioned to complete the qualification, aiding entry into the Investment profession.
The course also covers many of the requirements of professional finance bodies, Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) and Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA). You could benefit from a range of accreditations/exemptions on successful completion of the degree.
If you choose this course you will benefit from:
- hands-on experience of market leading financial databases such as Thomson Reuters Eikon, Bankscope and Datastream for applied learning;
- teaching that benefits from the faculty’s collaborative research and insight from corporate partners such as the Financial Services Authority and leading consultancies such as Oxera;
- an interactive and internationally diverse learning environment;
- experience using our state-of-the-art Trading Floor and finance platforms/software including Bloomberg, Reuters, Datastream and Bankscope, which can further enhance your employability.
European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD)
The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII)
Exemptions, recognitions and memberships 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?
The first year will introduce the fundamentals of finance, economics, accounting and mathematical techniques. You will also develop your academic and IT skills and benefit from training in using financial databases and spreadsheets.
The second year adds depth to theoretical and practical material covered in Year One with a focus on finance in a business context. You will study all aspects of the financing process including fundraising, investment appraisal, corporate decision-making, risk management and financial regulation using practical examples.
In your final year, as well as completing an individual dissertation, you will study specialist finance modules such as Investment Analysis, Portfolio Theory and International Finance. There is also the opportunity to focus on key areas of finance that interest you, such as banking or econometrics.HOW WILL THIS COURSE BE TAUGHT?
Your course will be based on a series of weekly lectures, seminars and workshops. You will also be assigned a personal tutor who will meet regularly with you to review and discuss your progress and offer advice.
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?
Assessment will be a mixture of coursework assignments and formal examinations. In addition you may be required to deliver presentations to ensure that you develop competitive communication skills. Coursework can be individual or set in groups, which will develop team working, negotiation, management and other core interpersonal skills necessary in working life.
An estimated percentage breakdown of how your final grade is assessed is as follows: formal examinations 70%; coursework, tests, essays 20%; group work etc. 5%; presentations etc. 5%.
A compulsory Add+vantage module must also be completed: please see the page on the Add+vantage scheme for more details.TEACHING CONTACT HOURS
In a typical week you will have up to 14 contact hours of teaching comprising:
Personal tutorial/small group teaching: 2 hours of tutorials (or project supervision)
Medium group teaching: 6 hours of practical classes, workshops or seminars
Large group teaching: 6 hours of lectures
Personal study: 22–24 hours studying and revising in your own time each week"