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BScFinance and Management

University of Essex
United Kingdom, Colchester
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Overview

Do you want to widen your career options by studying both finance and business management? Do you want to study at a business school with highly respected finance and management academics, with some of Britain’s most satisfied students?

This course is designed to give you career flexibility after graduation. We help you to develop the quantitative skills appropriate for the finance sector, as well as the qualitative, discursive skills appropriate for management and leadership. You may seek to lead a finance team within an organisation, pursue a career as a financial analyst or use your business knowledge to work in any area of management. In your third year, you also have the option to undertake a paid work placement to develop your professional skills and further enhance your CV.

You learn about how businesses make financial decisions and study international financial markets. Your management modules also develop the necessary skills and knowledge to be an effective leader.

We use real-life examples to apply theory to practice and you regularly have access to our virtual trading floor. Here, you can learn how to use real-world Bloomberg data, information and analytics to make better business decisions and practise trading stocks and securities using X_TRADER. This industry leading software enables you to trade multiple markets from a single screen.

Programme structure

Year 1

Introduction to Accounting
Quantitative Methods and Finance
Introduction to Management and Marketing
Research and Study Skills for Professional Development
Student Success Tutorial
Economics for Business

Year 2

Corporate Finance
Portfolio Analysis
Financial Modelling
Organisational Behaviour
Research Methods in Management and Marketing
Business Strategy
Successful Futures
Financial Reporting and Analysis (optional)

Final year

Financial Management
Leadership in Organisations
Human Resource Management
Risk Management and Financial Institutions
Current Issues in Financial Reporting (optional)
Auditing (optional)
Finance Research Project (optional)

Career opportunities

We develop your employability skills throughout your course. In your first year, a specialist module develops your professional skills in analysis, critical thinking, presentation and communication. In your second year, our Successful Futures module introduces the graduate recruitment process, including practical advice to excel at interviews and assessment centres.

Our students develop rewarding careers at some of the most recognised brands in the world, as well as exciting SMEs:

PWC
EY
Bank of England
WeFarm, a social enterprise helping farmers out of poverty
Footprint Digital, a fast-growing digital marketing agency

Many have also started their own successful businesses. Recent examples include:

ethical fashion range Fikay Fashion, by EBS graduate Aaron Jones BEM
the Nordics’ largest entrepreneurial jobs portal, startupmatcher.com
crowdfunded Zizzy Bar, a mobile events service with more than 10,000 Instagram followers

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States