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International: £13,250 per year (£1,200 for placement year)
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- Develop specialist financial knowledge in areas such as global financial markets, risk management and corporate governance.
- Learn how to understand, interpret and critically evaluate financial information, as well as build skills in business management – vital for careers in management at senior levels and beyond.
- Have the opportunity to study abroad — with Erasmus funding available for European placements.
The overall aim is to give you a sound training in business and to focus on the importance of finance and financial markets in helping to build successful, profitable and sustainable businesses.
Watch student George Murphy talk about what it’s like to study on this course.
How you learn
The course takes a highly practical approach to learning and teaching. For this reason learning takes place in a wide variety of settings.
You learn through
- engaging with real-world business problems
- presenting to business entrepreneurs and owners
- one-on-one coaching with tutors
- collaborative team working on live projects
Course leaders and tutors
You will have the opportunity to arrange a year-long work placement in between your second and third years. This gives you a real-world experience to prepare you for your future career.
You meet business entrepreneurs with real-world business problems and under the guidance of tutors are expected to study and propose workable solutions to the client organisations.
This course prepares you for a career in
- audit and assurance roles
- financial graduate schemes
- customer insight and operations
Previous graduates of this course have gone on to work for
- Price Waterhouse Coopers (PWC)
- Boots Alliance Financial
- Enterprise plc
This award is endorsed by the Institute of Financial Accountants (IFA).
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 work with
- various technologies in order to bring something of the real-world into the classroom
- a virtual learning environment
- various software applications
- Bloomberg trading suite
- the Business School's subscription service
- other digital resources
This must include at least 64 points from 2 A Levels or equivalent BTEC qualifications. For example:
- BBC at A Level
- DMM in BTEC Extended Diploma.
- A combination of qualifications, which may include AS levels, EPQ and general studies
- English language or literature at grade C or 4
- Maths at grade D or 3
• Access - an Access to HE Diploma with at least 45 credits at level 3 and 15 credits at level 2. At least 15 level 3 credits must be at merit grade or above, from a QAA-recognised Access to HE course, or an equivalent Access to HE certificate.
If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills, or equivalent.
If you do not have any of the qualifications above but have relevant experience you are welcome to discuss potential opportunities with the admissions tutor.
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'.
The modules for 2019/20 may vary to those given below, which are for academic year 2018/19
You can take an optional placement in year three.
|Module: Customers And Markets||Credits: 20||
|Module: Data Analysis For Business Decisions||Credits: 20||
|Module: Developing Professional And Academic Skills||Credits: 20||
|Module: Introduction To Financial Management||Credits: 20||
|Module: People And Organisations In Context||Credits: 20||
|Module: Global Business Environment||Credits: 20||
|Module: Financial Management Applications||Credits: 20|
|Module: International Financial Management||Credits: 20|
|Module: Performance Measurement And Operations||Credits: 20|
|Module: Risk Management||Credits: 20|
|Module: Business Law||Credits: 20|
|Module: Essential It Skills For Business||Credits: 20|
|Module: Leading And Managing Teams||Credits: 20|
|Module: Managing International Business||Credits: 20|
|Module: Planning Your Own Business||Credits: 20|
|Module: Service And Retail Marketing||Credits: 20|
|Module: Placement Year||Credits: -|
|Module: Corporate Governance Regulations And Ethics||Credits: 20|
|Module: Global Financial Markets||Credits: 20|
|Module: Mergers And Acquisitions||Credits: 20|
|Module: Strategy Projects And People||Credits: 20|
|Module: Business In The European Economy||Credits: 20|
|Module: Business Operations And Project Management||Credits: 20|
|Module: Consultancy Skills For Organisational Change||Credits: 20|
|Module: Contemporary Issues In International Business||Credits: 20|
|Module: Contemporary Issues In Marketing||Credits: 20|
|Module: Customer Psychology||Credits: 20|
|Module: Financial Performance Management||Credits: 20|
|Module: Leadership In Contemporary Organisations||Credits: 20|
|Module: Managing For Success||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 2019/20 is £9,250 per year. During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200.
† 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 2019/20 is £13,250 per year. During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200.
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 Business and management courses (PDF)
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