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Year of Entry 2019/20
BA (Honours)

Business and Financial Management

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Full-time Business and management

Stand out as a financial management specialist.


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Everything you need to know...

What is the fee? Home/EU: £9,250 per year (£1,200 for placement year)
International: £13,250 per year (£1,200 for placement year)
How long will I study? 3 / 4 Years
Where will I study? City Campus
What are the entry requirements? 80 UCAS points through Clearing
What is the UCAS code? NN1H
When do I start? September 2019
Placement available? Yes

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Course summary

  • 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 work 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.

Student View

Watch student George Murphy talk about what it’s like to study on this course.

How you learn

Watch course leader Michael Charlton talk about this course.

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

There are opportunities to study abroad at one of our partner universities with the possibility of funding through the Erasmus programme.

Course leaders and tutors

Michael Charlton
Michael Charlton
Senior Lecturer

Michael is a member of the Business Operations and Systems (BOS) subject group and teaches across a range of modules in this area, specialising in operations managem … Read more

Applied learning

Work placements

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.

Live projects

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.


Future careers

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

Where will I study?

You study at City Campus

City Campus

City Campus is located in the heart of Sheffield, within minutes of the train and bus stations.

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Location

Howard Street
Sheffield
S1 1WB

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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

Entry requirements

All students

GCSEs Maths grade D or 3 and English Language grade C. Equivalencies are accepted.

80 UCAS points, including 48 points from two A levels or equivalent, or an alternative qualification such as an Access course.

If you don't meet these criteria you may be qualified for our BA Business and Financial Management with Foundation Year.

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'.


Modules

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.

Year 1

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Customers And Markets Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Exam
Module: Data Analysis For Business Decisions Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Developing Professional And Academic Skills Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Practical
Module: Introduction To Financial Management Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Exam
Module: People And Organisations In Context Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Exam
Elective modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Global Business Environment Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework

Year 2

Compulsory modules
Module Credits
Module: Financial Management Applications Credits: 20
Module: International Financial Management Credits: 20
Module: Performance Measurement And Operations Credits: 20
Module: Risk Management Credits: 20
Elective modules
Module Credits
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

Year 3

Compulsory modules
Module Credits
Module: Placement Year Credits: -

Final year

Compulsory modules
Module 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
Elective modules
Module Credits
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

Home/EU students

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.

International students

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.

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Financial support for home/EU students

How tuition fees work, student loans and other financial support available.

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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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