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Bachelor of Finance (Hons)
Bachelor of Finance (Hons)

Bachelor of Finance (Hons)

  • ID:UH440080
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£13,450.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£11,385.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£13,450.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£11,385.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
Estimated Total/program:
£75,405.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

English requirements

  • GCSE: Grade 4/C in English and Mathematics.
  • IGCSE English at grade C or above.
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any band).
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) 51 (with no less than 42 in any band).
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) 72 with band scores of reading 18, writing 17, listening 17, speaking 20.​​

Course Information

This course gives you a firm foundation for a career in finance. A degree in finance will give you the skills for a career in financial services such as banking, investment management, pension fund management and insurance. During the course you’ll develop the sharp evaluation and analytical skills needed to move into more functional and management roles.

The First Year introduces general business and finance agendas, including economics, quantitative methods and ethics. The Second Year explores employability and the business life cycle. The Final Year focuses on areas such as banking, current issues, and global finance and markets. You can also choose from several specialist options.

This course offers potential exemptions from the professional qualifications of the Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT).

You can also study a language with this course. You can be awarded the degree ‘with language’ in the title if you choose to study a foreign language in all years of study.

  • Over 95% of students said that they were satisfied with the learning community on the course (NSS 2019)

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Degree programmes are structured into levels, 4, 5 and 6.  These correspond to your first, second and third/final year of study.  Below you can see what modules you’ll be studying in each.  

Level 4

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Economics for Business, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • The Finance Professional, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Analytical Techniques for Finance, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Principles of Finance, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Economy and Society, 15 Credits, Optional
  • The Global Business Environment, 15 Credits, Optional

Level 5

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Macro Foundations for Finance, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Financial Markets and Instruments, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Business Finance, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Enhancing Employability in Finance, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Quantitative Analysis for Finance, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Analysing Financial Statements, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Exploring Business Ethics, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Business Life Cycle, 15 Credits, Optional

Level 6

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Money, Banking and Finance, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Analysis of Current Issues in Finance, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Corporate Financial Strategy, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Financial Aspects of International Business, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Behavioural Finance, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • HBS Placement, 0 Credits, Compulsory
  • Dissertation - Finance, 30 Credits, Optional
  • International Production and Governance, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Issues in Global Economy, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Information Systems and Knowledge Management, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Islamic Banking and Finance, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Research Methods, 0 Credits, Optional
  • Corporate Treasury Management, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Industry Practice in Accounting and Finance, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Advanced Financial Decisions, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Public Finance, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Advanced Financial Decision Making, 15 Credits, Optional
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • At Hertfordshire, our BA Finance graduates have a great track record for going into high-performing, high-salary roles throughout the sector. In fact, 95.8% of Business School graduates are in work or further study just six months after they graduate. 
  • Where you take your career is up to you. From banking to accounting, trading to investments, with your BA you’ll be exceptionally qualified for a whole range of career paths. In fact, Hertfordshire finance graduates work for all sorts of organisations, all over the world.
  • You could join an innovative small business or a major international corporate, start your own business or stay on to study a Master’s with us.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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