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BA (Hons) International Finance – Top-up

  • UCAS Code:
    N390
  • Institution:
    B50
  • Delivery:
    Full time according to Funding Council definitions

Accredited by:

This course is delivered by the AACSB-accredited Business School, an accreditation which places us within the top institutions globally for business degrees. Less than 5% of business schools worldwide have attained this hallmark of excellence which recognises a focus on excellence in all areas, including teaching and student learning.

This inspirational one-year course offers you the opportunity to successfully achieve an Honours degree in International Finance and the prospect of going on to enter a business and finance-related Master’s course.

This top-up course builds on finance foundation subjects that overseas students will have studied at their previous HE institutions. It is designed to appeal to overseas students who are interested in areas of international finance.

You’ll study core units as well the opportunity to choose three optional units. Each unit is designed to build upon existing finance knowledge and skills, as well as developing interpersonal skills and effective study techniques. It is an intensive course that requires total commitment and a high level of motivation. The teaching team works closely with you to ensure you achieve your maximum potential.

Key information

Next start date:

September 2019, September 2020

Location:

Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus

Duration:

1 year

Accreditations:

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Required subjects:

Accounting, Economics or Finance

Entry requirements:

Foundation Degree with 55% or above in a required subject. HND with Merit or above in a required subject – find out more.

International entry requirements:

If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS 6.0 (Academic) or above with a minimum of 5.5 in each component of writing, speaking, listening and reading. For more information check out our full entry requirements.

Course details

On this course you will be taught by a range of staff with relevant expertise and knowledge appropriate to the content of the unit. This will include senior academic staff, qualified professional practitioners, demonstrators, technicians and research students. You will also benefit from regular guest lectures from industry.

How you will be assessed

You will be assessed by coursework culminating in your final year research project, and you will also undertake group work and written exams. The assessment methods for each unit can be found in the programme specification for your course.

Download the programme specification (pdf 713kb)

Your application

This course will suit applicants who are:

  • Aspiring to enhance their knowledge of business-related disciplines and develop critical appreciation of effective implementation strategies
  • Keen to develop their competencies in analysing and managing the contemporary business environment
  • Dedicated to their studies and can take responsibility for their personal and professional development
  • Self-motivated and have the ability to manage their own time and learning environment effectively.

How to apply

Entry requirements

Careers

This course will give you the chance to hone your business management skills after completing a Foundation degree or HND and will prepare you for work in a variety of corporate environments.

Our International Finance graduates perform well once they enter the world of work, thanks to the focus on practical skills as well as business theory. They work for a wide range of companies, including Bravissimo, Ceuta Healthcare, Enterprise, Lloyds Bank, Opus Recruitment, Pentalever, Savills and Tesco, among others.

Costs and fees

All fees are quoted in pounds sterling and are per year. Your tuition fees will be the same for each year of your course. You can find full information about funding your studies and paying your fees in our undergraduate fees and funding section.

Fees quoted are for tuition only unless stated otherwise, and we’re committed to ensuring there are no hidden extra costs while you’re at university – that’s why we’re clear about what you can expect us to cover, and what your cost of living will be. You’ll also find you could benefit from a range of discounts as a student.

Find out more about budgeting and living expenses

Our staff

On this course you will be taught by staff with relevant expertise and knowledge appropriate to the content of the unit. This could include senior academic staff, qualified professional practitioners and research students, many of whom are actively engaged in research and/or professional practice which is integrated into the teaching of this course. Please note that teaching staff can change.

Course changes