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Finance and Investment

Richmond, The American International University in London

  • January, 2020 Start Date

  • 4 years Duration

  • Full Time Study Mode

  • £9250.00 Course Fee

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Course Description

The BA Finance and Investments programme equips students with the skills and knowledge to enter a range of exciting careers in Banking, Corporate Finance, Fund Management and International Finance. The degree structure covers the key areas of Financial Accounting, Corporate Finance and Investment Management.

This degree programme enables our students to respond to the demand for graduates with knowledge and skills required to lead or financially direct organizations, from family run businesses to global corporations or to secure employment in the world of finance and banking.

Students acquire a solid foundation in business, accounting and economics’ fundamentals with information technology and a sound understanding of financial concepts and considerations within a global financial environment. The programme covers key areas that are vital to the finance industry such as: mergers, regulation and derivatives. In-depth focus is dedicated to the applications of tools in finance and investment such as risk measurement and management, asset pricing, cost of capital, exchange rate determination, financial modelling and econometric testing.

Students can tailor their degree with specialist options in Derivatives, International Finance and Wealth Management. Together with the option to gain Internship experience, the degree aims to form graduates with strong skills and key tools required by global employers in this competitive industry.

Our academics are experts in the finance and investment industry, and there are regular guest speakers to provide further insight. Students will work independently and collaboratively to apply their knowledge to practical situations, both on in the classroom and in the field. Graduates from this programme are also eligible to receive a Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Award in Management & Leadership.

The BA Finance and Investments programme equips students with the skills and knowledge to enter a range of exciting careers in Banking, Corporate Finance, Fund Management and International Finance. The degree structure covers the key areas of Financial Accounting, Corporate Finance and Investment Management. This degree programme enables our students to...

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Available Dates

Location Start Date Price  

Classroom

Richmond Hill Campus

Full Time, 4 years

January, 2020

£9250.00

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Classroom

Richmond Hill Campus

Full Time, 4 years

September, 2020

£9250.00

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Entry Requirements

A Level: 96 UCAS points

US High School Diploma (or equivalent): 2.5 GPA minimum (on 4.0 scale)

International Baccalaureate: 24 IB points (year 1) BTEC National Diploma: MMM.

Completion of Year 12-13 International equivalent secondary school qualification with a minimum grade average of grade of C including mathematics and English

  • English Language Requirements (Non Native English Speakers)

A Level: 96 UCAS points US High School Diploma (or equivalent): 2.5 GPA minimum (on 4.0 scale) International Baccalaureate: 24 IB points (year 1) BTEC National Diploma: MMM. Completion of Year 12-13 International equivalent secondary school qualification with a minimum grade average of grade of C including mathematics and English English Language...

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Student Satisfaction

Source: NSS

Overall student satisfaction
76%
of students were satisfied overall
The teaching on my course
73% of students strongly agree that staff are good explaining things
77% of students strongly agree that staff have made the subject interesting
63% of students strongly agree that the course is intellectually stimulating
75% of students strongly agree that the course has challenged them to achieve their best work
Learning opportunities
67% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to explore ideas or concepts in depth
80% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to bring information and ideas together from different topics
69% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to apply what they have learnt
Assessment and feedback
64% of students strongly agree that the criteria used in marking have been clear in advance
69% of students strongly agree that the marking and assessment has been fair
64% of students strongly agree that the teedback on their work has been timely
56% of students strongly agree that they have received helpful comments on my work
Academic support
79% of students strongly agree that they have been able to contact staff when they needed to
57% of students strongly agree that they have received sufficient advice and guidance in relation to their course
55% of students strongly agree that good advice was available when they needed to make study choices on their course
Organisation and management
65% of students strongly agree that the course is well organised and running smoothly
65% of students strongly agree that the timetable works efficiently for them
74% of students strongly agree that any changes in the course or teaching have been communicated effectively
Learning resources
62% of students strongly agree that the IT resources and facilities provided have supported their learning well
78% of students strongly agree that the library resources (e.g. books, online services and learning spaces) have supported their learning well
77% of students strongly agree that they have been able to 3ess course-specific resources (e.g. equipment, facilities, software, collections) when they needed to
Learning community
59% of students strongly agree that they feel part of a community of staff and students
84% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to work with other students as part of their course
Student voice
88% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to provide feedback on their course
56% of students strongly agree that staff value students’ views and opinions about the course
42% of students strongly agree that it is clear how students’ feedback on the course has been acted on
34% of students strongly agree that the students’ union (association or guild) effectively represents students’ academic interests

University TEF Outcome

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Statistics

Source: hesa.ac.uk

  • UCAS Points48

  • Employment RateN/A

  • Average Graduate SalaryN/A

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