Financial Services HNC/HND/BA (Hons) DegreeCoventry University
£ 5.846 - (6.751 €)
- Bachelor's degree
- Scarborough (Inghilterra)
Cosa impari in questo corso?
Skills and Training
The Financial Services honours degree focuses on a wide range of financial themes including: regulation, risk management, financial planning, financial economics, investment practice and portfolio analysis.
If you are passionate helping people and organisations manage their wealth to achieve their financial goals the BA (Hons) Financial Services Degree programme should give you the academic knowledge and experience to begin your career with the opportunity of working for: global banks, investment houses, stock brokers, wealth managers and local banks & building societies.
Once enrolled onto the BA (Hons) Financial Services Degree programme you will have the opportunity to study for the Investment Management Certificate*
Additional costs may apply.WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?
Financial Services HNC
The HNC programme is year one of the Financial Services BA (Hons) degree. This course examines financial products and services and the regulation and practice covering these. It covers a broad range of topics, from decision-making processes of individual investors and borrowers to the most effective methods of communicating information. You should also be able to develop the skills and knowledge that will help prepare you to continue your studies at HND and BA (Hons) degree levels within Coventry University Scarborough Campus, should you wish to gain higher level academic qualifications and/or professional qualifications. Part of the course is based on the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) level 4 Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning.
Financial Services HND
You can apply to this course directly or it can be a progression from successfully completing the HNC programme. This HND programme is year two of a degree course. This course focuses on the marketing of financial services and the principles of business lending and risk. It covers a broad range of topics, from developing a critical understanding of marketing strategies to the leadership and management skills required in financial services organisations. You will also be able to develop the skills and knowledge that will help prepare you to continue your studies at BA (Hons) degree level within Coventry University Scarborough Campus, should you wish to gain a higher level academic qualification and/or professional qualifications.
Financial Services BA (Hons) Degree
This course focuses strongly on providing you with a deep knowledge and understanding of management in the wider financial environment and global and strategic leadership in the financial services sector. It covers a broad range of topics, from the decision-making processes of individual investors and borrowers to the structure and requirements of financial products, services and strategies. The course also covers the syllabus for the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning in year three of your degree.WHAT WILL I LEARN?
HNC (Year 1)
- Financial Markets & Regulation
- Financial Protection
- Investment Theories & Risk
- Pension Management & Analysis
HND (Year 2)
- Marketing and New Media
- Financial Economics & Risk
- Corporate Governance & Risk
- Financial Planning Practice
BA (Year 3)
- Business Financial Planning
- Taxation & Trust Management
- Investment Practice
- Portfolio Management & Analysis
On successful completion of the programme you should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of:
- Financial Regulation – including the structure and regulation of financial products, services and strategies available to individuals and businesses
- Marketing strategies – the most effective methods of communicating information about banking and insurance products, services and strategies and managing client relationships
- Financial Planning – including the decision-making processes of individual investors and borrowers, taxation of individuals and organization, business financial planning and investment practice
- Wealth Management – including products and services, the application of these to a client base and regulation that governs these
- Portfolio Management & Analysis – alternative approaches to investment management, asset valuation and risk management, plus business financial planning and investment planning
This course will be taught through a variety of methods – lectures, tutorials, self-directed learning, textbooks, module webs, scenario-based learning sets, professional libraries and resources, journals and case studies, seminars, discussion forums and peer-to-peer learning.PROFESSIONAL BODY QUALIFICATIONS
Modules within the BA (Hons) Financial Services degree programme are mapped to the:
CII Chartered Institute of Insurance
- The Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning.
- Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning.
CFA\IMC – Investment Management Certificate
- The Investment Environment
- Investment Practice
Coventry University Scarborough Campus is currently in the process of accreditation in both the CII and IMC to obtain ‘prior learning’ credits for students on the degree programme.
Coventry University Scarborough Campus is pending accreditation for IMC Advantage status.
Upon successful completion of these elements you’ll have the opportunity to take the examinations to complete these professional qualifications.
Should you decide to take the professional qualification with the CII, there will be additional student membership fees and assessment fee.HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?
Assessments will take the form of individual and group coursework, which is vocationally relevant. The wide range of assessment techniques used at Coventry University Scarborough Campus will ensure that you have every opportunity to demonstrate your skills and knowledge in full.
There are no traditional final examinations to worry about. Instead, we’ll assess your learning through coursework and phase tests. Assessments take place during and at the end of each six-week block.TEACHING CONTACT HOURS
As a full-time student a normal learning block will mean that you get 18 hours of teaching each week in groups of approximately 25-50 students. Depending on the course you have chosen, you’ll attend morning (9.00-13.00) or afternoon (14.00-18.00) sessions. You will also need to attend one two-hour tutorial each week."