Understanding contemporary corporate finance is the key to understanding modern business. Covering all areas of finance including investment analysis and capital management, you’ll have the tools to solve financial problems faced by business today. This course is tailored towards ambitious students who want a management and finance degree, and you’ll learn in a live environment. Using data from the Stock Exchange, you’ll form portfolios of listed companies and compare it against the market. You’ll identify over and under-priced companies, as well as calculating Beta, among other skills. You’ll take on the challenge of a work placement, developing your theory and practical skills to an employable level, as well as developing your understanding of financial organisations. During your BA in Business Management (Finance), you’ll develop key business skills to help you in a management or financial career. Focusing on topics such as resource management, leadership, business finance and analysis, you’ll be able to work effectively as part of a team. Presenting and communicating your ideas will give you confidence in a fast paced business environment, and you’ll have specialist knowledge in business strategy and process. Through this course you can become a student member of the Chartered Management Institute, leading to full membership upon graduation. You’ll also successfully train to get Bloomberg and DataStream certificates during your degree, a key part of the course. Supporting your career goal sour personalised approach gives you the support you need to succeed as a student. While you are an undergraduate or foundation year student, you’ll have a Personal Tutor directly related to your course. If you need support with academic writing, numeracy and library skills, we’ll be sure to provide it. Our Student Learning and Graduate Academic Assistants have studied your subject and can support you based on their own experience. On completion of this course, you’ll be ideally placed to begin working across a range of business management and finance specific roles. Previous graduates have gone on to work in roles with prestigious international banks and financial institutions such as PwC and Lloyds Banks. It’s important to have a solid foundation in finance and business management if you want a fulfilling career in this industry, and we can help you feel confidence to take this on.
Business Management (Finance) BA Honours
Finance isn’t just about the money, it’s a multifaceted industry that requires skills to solve all sorts of financial problems.
The programme is studied over three years full-time, or four years if the option of a 12 month placement is taken. The course is divided into modules and each has a value of 30 credits. You must successfully pass modules to gain credits. To gain a BA (Hons) degree title you must gain 360 credits of which 120 must be in Year 3. You will develop key business skills, knowledge and experience in order to excel in a management career. Companies and organisations require graduates who have expert business knowledge, who can also demonstrate analytical and problem solving skills, with the professional acumen to deal with challenges in a fast-paced business environment. You will develop essential skills and knowledge in business management and broaden your knowledge by focusing on key topics, such as the behaviour of people within organisations, and resource management. You will build on your financial knowledge and skills and learn the role of accounting within organisations. Upon graduating, you will be able to work effectively in teams and be able to present and communicate business management ideas with confidence. You will understand topics related to managerial decision-making management strategy, managerial leadership, business finance and financial statement analysis. In addition, you will acquire skills of group dynamics and team work, as well as demonstrating numerical, communication and analytical expertise. We also ensure you develop specialist knowledge in: Stakeholders: their expectations and behaviour. The environment of business and its impact on strategy. Design, production and distribution of products and services. Business resources: acquisition, application and control Business process: planning, improvement and control.