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|Course type:||Dual Honours,|
|Entry requirements:||Read more about entry requirements|
|Typical offer:||BBB or ABC|
|Tuition fees:||Read more about tuition fees|
|Duration and mode of study:||3 Years/ 4 years with placement, Full time/Sandwich|
|Location of study:||Keele University campus|
|Subject Area:||Business and Management, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences|
Finance is central to the understanding of business behaviour, strategy and performance, and is a superb foundation for many interesting careers.
Finance at Keele engages with multiple disciplines including economics, business management, environmental science, mathematics, politics, psychology and sociology. You’ll learn a theoretical framework for finance while making extensive use of practical techniques to apply in real world problem solving. You’ll also learn industry standard software for organising, presenting and analysing business data. You’ll learn about investor decision making and the roles of the markets, exploring concepts such as moral hazard, adverse selection, information asymmetry, arbitrage, optimal risk sharing and informational efficiency. You’ll become confident using data to understand, interpret and manage financial situations in a range of private and public sector contexts.View our video
Our Course Information Documents (CIDs) are designed to give you all of the details you need to make an informed decision about what and where to study.Dual Honours Course Information Document (PDF)
Looking for a more complete list of modules? You can view the module list for 2016 entry on our Module Catalogue. Please note this is not a guaranteed module list for future intakes:Module Catalogue
Skills and Careers
What will this mean for my future?
Your Finance degree from Keele will prepare you for a wide choice of careers. You might work in a field directly related to finance, or use your new transferable skills to do something different. You could work as an investment analyst, financial trader, banker or investment banker, chartered or management accountant, or tax advisor. Alternatively, you might go on to work in insurance, IT, journalism, statistics or the civil service, or to train as a solicitor. This degree will also prepare you to undertake postgraduate studies in Finance or related fields.
Codes and Combinations
Codes and Combinations
Single Honours, Major and Foundation course information
Students are candidates for the degree of Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) (BA Hons) if their two Principal courses are in humanities and/or social science subjects.
All students who study a science subject are candidates for the degree of Bachelor of Science (with Honours) (BSc Hons).
can be combined with:
For overseas students who do not meet direct entry requirements, we offer the opportunity to take an intensive Foundation Diploma programme in Business and Management leading to second year degree entry.
Study in Malaysia
The named degrees of Business Management and Finance are offered by our delivery partners KDU University College and KDU College Penang. For more information about the courses please follow the links below:
KDU University College - BA (Hons) Business Management and Finance
KDU College Penang - BA (Hons) Business Management and Finance
The named degrees of Business Management and Finance and International Business and Finance will be offered, subject to Malaysian Qualification Authority approval with our delivery partner SEGi, from 2016.
Full Unistats data is available at unistats.direct.gov.uk (opens new window)
On the Finance Programme you have the opportunity to spend a semester abroad in your second year studying at one of Keele’s international partner universities. Exactly which countries are available depends on your choice of degree subjects. An indicative list of countries is on the website Partner Universities however this does not guarantee the availability of study in a specific country as this is subject to the university’s application process for studying abroad.
No additional tuition fees are payable for studying abroad but you do have to bear the costs of travelling to and from your destination university, accommodation, food and personal costs. Depending on the destination you are studying at additional costs may include visas, study permits, residence permits, and compulsory health checks. You should expect the total costs of studying abroad to be greater than if you study in the UK, information is made available from the Global Education Team throughout the process, as costs will vary depending on destination.
"The benefit of having a personal tutor that dedicates their time to a small group of students was very helpful for an international student. "
Business Management and Finance Graduate, 2014
"The highlight of my degree was the chance to study abroad in my second year."
Finance and Marketing Graduate, 2012.