About this course
This finance course covers the skills and knowledge required to be successful in the financial industry. You'll develop key quantitative and analytical skills, and learn about the importance of corporate finance and its governance.
BSc Finance is a rigorous new programme which will equip you with a strong foundation in finance. You'll also learn how to evaluate key issues in finance from a variety of perspectives.
With this course, you can:
learn how to prepare and interpret financial and managerial information for a variety of users
gain a sound understanding of investment and finance
take a year on an industrial placement to improve your skills
explore career paths through a range of relevant optional modules, such as Islamic finance and behavioural finance
present an assignment to audit partners from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) - we regularly invite guest lecturers
Our academics are involved in research, with particular strengths in areas such as financial technology (fintech), high-frequency trading, corporate finance, portfolio theory and alternative investments. This means your studies will be informed by the latest findings.
All of our Business courses include the option to spend a year studying abroad, at one of our partners in Europe, North America, Australia or Asia. It is a unique opportunity to experience another culture, improve your language skills and enhance your CV.
The finance degree is very flexible. For example, you could learn more about international banking, or select modules in other areas of business and management, such as marketing, human resources management or project management.
This course is based at Highfield, Southampton.
This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.
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The programme specification sets out the learning outcomes of this course and details how the course is taught and assessed.