BSc Finance

Aston University
Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
4 years
Intakes
September
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 47,779
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 78,771

Entry Requirements

UCAS Code: N300

 

Typical offers:

  • A Levels: AAB (340 UCAS points)
  • IB: 35 points. Minimum scores of 6,6,5 at Higher level. Minimum scores of 5 in English and Maths at Standard level.
  • BTEC, Access & other: BTEC National Diploma DDD. Access to HE students are eligible to apply for this course.

 

Further requirements:

  • 5 GCSE grades A*- C to include:
  • GCSE Maths – grade B
  • GCSE English – grade C

 

Please note that General Studies does not contribute towards the UCAS points requirement but is welcomed as an additional qualification.

Curriculum

Year 1

The modules are:

  • English Legal Method & Contract Law
  • Perspectives on Business and Management
  • Information Technology for Business
  • Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • Introduction to Microecomonics
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Introduction to Management Accounting
  • Introduction to Marketing Management
  • Introduction to Organisational Behaviour
  • Principles of Operations Management
  • Introduction to Business Analytics
  • International Perspectives in Organisations

 

Year 2

The modules are:

  • Business Policy
  • Business Game
  • Business, Government & Society
  • Operational Research Techniques
  • Introduction to Econometrics I
  • Introduction to Econometrics II
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Making Managerial Decsions
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Financial Management
  • Financial Accounting

 

Year 3

Professional placement year in finance, accountancy or management role or you have the option to undertake an international study placement. This year is compulsory for all UK and EU students.

See placement year section or find out more about the Aston placement year.

 

Final Year

The modules are:

  • Strategic Management
  • International Finance
  • Further Topics in Derivatives
  • The Organisational Context of Management Accounting
  • Taxation: Policy and Practice
  • Applied Econometrics and Forecasting
  • Investments
  • Financial Economics
  • Derivatives

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