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Foundation Degree in Finance

DURATION: 2 years full- time

This course will give you the knowledge and skills that you need to work in the fast-growing financial sector. Whether you’re already working in this dynamic industry or fancy a change of direction, you’ll leave this course with the right balance of academic knowledge and workplace experience to start your dream career. With over 2 million people in the UK employed in the financial services sector, there are career opportunities in areas such as accountancy and finance, banks and building societies, financial planning, insurance or investments and pensions.

What you will study

You will study modules from:

  • Introduction to Personal Taxation
  • Understanding Financial Services Regulation
  • Enterprise Management – Financial Services
  • Customer Sales
  • Customer Services
  • Financial Planning, Protection and Insurance
  • Pensions
  • Retirement Planning
  • Law for Insurance and Financial Services
  • Debt, Investment and Risk.

How you will study

You will be taught through a mixture of lectures, workshops, tutorials and computer lab-based sessions, supported by online learning materials. Work based learning is a vital part of the foundation degree to give you valuable experience to maximise your employment prospects.

Entry

Usually 160 UCAS points and/or relevant experience of working in the industry. For those who don’t have the right qualifications, each case will be considered individually.

Course Type:

Full Time

Course Length:

2


Course Levels:

4&5



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