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Finance and Investment (with Placement Year)

Coventry University
On campus
 1073 Points
4 Years

Program Description

Successful completing of the Finance and Investment BSc can help you gain the skills and confidence to offer sound financial advice that could change someone’s future.

Currently recognised by the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) and the Chartered Financial Analyst Society of the UK (CFA UK) and offering exemptions from certain exams set by the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII), this specialist course will suit those who intend to pursue a potential future career in the financial services sector, in areas such as investment advice, insurance, pensions, and wealth management.

By studying this course, you will also have the opportunity to undertake the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) professional qualification, the Investment Advice Diploma, whilst studying towards your potential degree – with previous students on this course receiving a study guide towards the exam as part of the course. Upon successful completion, this qualification can help to further your employability, as well as setting you up to progress to further higher-level qualifications in the CISI’s UK wealth management study pathway.

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Year 1

Mathematical Techniques for Finance

Fundamentals of Finance

Financial Accounting Foundations

Statistical Analysis for Finance

Regulatory Environment

Academic and Professional Skills in Finance

Year 2

Principles of Finance

Economics of Banking and Finance

Psychology in Finance

Financial Services

Investment and Taxation

Employability Skills in Finance 1

Placement Year


Year 4

Insurance and Pensions

Employability Skills in Finance 2

Wealth Management


Corporate Governance and Ethics

Optional Modules


On successful completion, you should be well placed to pursue professional positions with financial institutions, including:

  • investment advisory services
  • commercial banks
  • brokerage firms
  • insurance companies
  • finance companies

You could also enter the finance departments of non-financial corporations, non-profit institutions and governmental agencies.

Our graduates have obtained roles in financial consultancy, investment analysis and wealth management for companies including Microsoft, IBM, Tesco Graduate Scheme, IBM, Toys R Us and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).


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