University of Greenwich

Course Introduction

This degree will develop your financial knowledge in the context of the global economy and equip you with the skills required for a complex and changing business environment.

BSc Hons Finance and Investment Banking has been accepted into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program. This status is granted to institutions whose degree programmes incorporate at least 70% of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK), which provides students with a solid grounding in the CBOK and positions them well to sit for the CFA exams.

The programme covers financial and management accounting, quantitative analysis and systems, international corporate finance, investment management, and banking principles, practice and regulation.

Our strong connections with companies in Canary Wharf, one of the world’s leading financial centres, offer you enviable networking, mentoring and internship opportunities. Previous students have secured work placements at Barclays, Northern Trust, State Street and Goldman Sachs.

What careers could I pursue?

Graduates can pursue employment in a range of areas. Specialist fields may include investment banking, asset management, wholesale and retail banking, insurance, treasury operations and consultancy.

Course Modules

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Introduction to Financial Accounting (30 credits)

Introduction to Management Accounting (30 credits)

Personal and Professional Development 1 (Accounting) (15 credits)

Quantitative Methods (15 credits)

Introduction to Finance and Economics (30 credits)

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Banking: Principles, Practice and Regulation (30 credits)

Managing Business Finance (30 credits)

Financial Markets, Instruments and Institutions (30 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

Taxation (30 credits)

Islamic Banking and Finance 1 (30 credits)

Business and Company Law (30 credits)

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

International Corporate Finance (30 credits)

Investment Management (30 credits)

Quantitative Research Methods (15 credits)

Quantitative Finance Research Project (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

Ethics and Corporate Governance (30 credits)

Theory and Practice of Trading (30 credits)

Advanced Risk Management (30 credits)

Start Date:

09/2019

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £12,100 Overseas Fees
6 years
Part Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
6 years
Part Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £12,100 Overseas Fees
4 years
Sandwich
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
4 years
Sandwich
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £12,100 Overseas Fees