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International: £13,650 per year
- Improve your banking and investment knowledge, and your communication and teamwork skills.
- Convert your existing qualification to an honours degree.
- Study four core modules and two additional modules. The additional modules you study depend on your entry qualification.
This course is designed for international students and is suitable if you have an HND in financial services or a similar banking, finance or investment level 5 qualification. It enables you to convert your existing qualification to an honours degree.
How you learn
With expert lecturers and regular industry guests, this stimulating course tackles both theoretical concepts and practical challenges. You discuss and tackle real life scenarios, with superb facilities and learning materials.
You learn through
- lectures and seminars
- an optional placement year
- yearly employability module
- guest lecturers
- interactive sessions
- live market scenarios
- real-life corporate projects and activities
- case studies and coursework
- group work
With guest speakers and careers events and you'll be well placed to develop a network of well-placed contacts within the finance industry.
As part of this course you will be offered the opportunity to sit a professional examination with the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI). This will further enhance your standing in the job market upon graduation.
This course prepares you for a career in
- financial management
Previous graduates of this course have gone on to work for banks and other corporates, with postgraduate study after completion of the degree also popular.
Where will I study?
You study at City Campus
City Campus is located in the heart of Sheffield, within minutes of the train and bus stations.City Campus map
Adsetts Library is located on our City Campus. It's open 24 hours a day, every day.Learn more
Equipment and facilities
On this course you have
- 24/7 access to Bloomberg professional terminals, not only allowing you to see exactly the same information the industry sees also resulting in a Bloomberg qualification
- a free subscription to the Financial Times
You must be an international applicant and typically have
• HND with an overall merit profile or above in business finance, financial services or business accounting
• a foundation degree with 120 credits in each year with an overall mark of 55% or higher in a finance or accounting related area
• Edexcel level 5 BTEC in banking and finance with an overall merit grade
• a relevant professional qualification
If English is not your first language you need an IELTS score of 6.0 or above, with a minimum score of 5.5 in each skill.
Applications are considered on a case by case basis.
Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 at the point of enrolment.
Additional information for EU/International students
If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page. You can also watch a video guide on how to apply.
For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.
Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances.
|Module: Corporate Treasury Management||Credits: 20||
|Module: International Derivatives And Risk||Credits: 20||
|Module: International Financial Markets||Credits: 20||
|Module: Risk Management And Investment||Credits: 20||
|Module: Sustainable And Responsible Business In The C21 - Contemporary Challenges||Credits: 20||
Fees and funding
Our tuition fee for UK/EU students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2020/21 is £9,250 per year. ††
† If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.
Our tuition fee for international students starting full-time study in 2020/21 is £13,650 per year.
Financial support for home/EU students
How tuition fees work, student loans and other financial support available.
Additional course costs
This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.Additional costs for Accounting, banking and finance courses (PDF)
Any offer of a place to study is subject to your acceptance of the University’s Terms and Conditions and Student Regulations.
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