BSc Finance

Aston University
Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
4 years
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.


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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