BA (Hons) Business Studies with Finance (Sandwich)

In Edinburgh

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  • Typology

    Bachelor's degree

  • Location

    Edinburgh (Scotland)

  • Duration

    4 Years

Description

Course introduction:
Combine a degree in business with on the job experience and graduate with excellent prospects. Similar to our BA (Hons) Business Studies (Sandwich) course, this route allows you to specialise in Finance. You'll benefit from studying in Edinburgh, home to many international financial services companies, with whom Edinburgh Napier has many close industry links. This four-year course will provide you with a sound understanding of business and financial management theory, including excellent numerical, statistical and analytical skills and includes a year-long industry placement.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Edinburgh (Midlothian/Edinburghshire)
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Craiglockhart Campus, EH14 1DJ

Starts

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To take into account

Minimum year 1 SQA Higher BBBC Standard Grade 3/National 5 C in Maths and English. A Level  CCC GCSE grade C in Maths and English. Irish Leaving Certificate  B2, B2, B3, B3 at Higher Level Ordinary Level grade C in Maths and English. BTEC (QCF) Extended Diploma Level 3 Minimum grades MMM (Merit, Merit, Merit) in a related subject.  GCSE grade C in Maths and English. International Baccalaureate Diploma Award of Diploma with points overall to include three HL subjects at grade 5.  4 points in SL Maths and English. European Baccalaureate Pass at % or above with...

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What you'll learn on the course

  • Financial Management
  • Management
  • Business Studies
  • Financial Services
  • International
  • Finance
  • Financial
  • Industry
  • Financial Training
  • IT Management
  • Skills and Training

Course programme

This course will provide a broad understanding of the business world, both domestically and internationally, giving you a major advantage as you seek to enter the employment market. You’ll also have the valuable opportunity to put theory into practice with a year-long industry placement. By specialising in finance you'll gain excellent numerical, statistical and analytical skills required for a career in finance and accounting. You'll develop transferable skills in communication, presentation, group working and analysis. You'll also get the opportunity to study abroad for a trimester, preparing you for an international business career. This is a full-time course studied over four years. You’ll learn by a variety of teaching methods including lectures, tutorials and through independent study. What you study Year 1 Principles of Economics Accounting for Business Research and Business Skills Introduction to the Financial Services Sector Behavioural Studies Marketing Year 2 Business and Management Challenges Managerial Finance Financial Management Introduction to Human Resource Management Strategic Appraisal World Economy Year 3 Work-based Learning (-week placement) Year 4 Corporate Financial Management or Taxation Issues in Finance or Corporate Social Responsibility Leadership in a Changing Environment Business Strategy and Sustainable Development Dissertation Work placement A compulsory approved work placement in Year 3. Study modules mentioned above are indicative only. Some changes may occur between now and the time that you study. You can view a list of all current modules in our module catalogue.

Additional information

Our graduates enjoy great success in their careers and many go on to their first jobs in their work placement company. The broad course opens up more employment opportunities in commercial business and the public sector. Career opportunities financial services graduate training schemes marketing human resources logistics
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