801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2021
201–300 th
Impact Rankings 2021
201–250 th
Young University Rankings 2020
Howard Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 1WB, United Kingdom

Finance and Banking with Foundation Year - Sheffield Hallam University

Study your foundation year, then progress to a degree with industry accreditation from the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI) and the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII). Attain the specialist knowledge you need for a career in finance and banking. Develop an eye-catching CV with placements at world-leading firms. Gain additional qualifications alongside your degree. Become a rounded, employable graduate with contacts and credentials. Cover everything from investment banking to portfolio management, with emphasis on the application of your skills and the strengthening of your CV. You benefit from the experience of expert lecturers and industry insiders and graduate with practical experience and academic qualifications that make a real impression. **How you learn** The course is suitable if you don't meet the entry requirements for our BA (Hons) Finance and Banking course, or you want extra preparation before starting degree-level study. You share the first year with other Sheffield Business School foundation year students, then move on to the degree. With expert lecturers and regular industry guests, this stimulating course tackles both theoretical concepts and practical challenges. You discuss and tackle real life scenarios, with superb facilities and learning materials. **You learn through** lectures and seminars an optional placement year yearly employability module guest lecturers interactive sessions live market scenarios real-life corporate projects and activities case studies and coursework group work Presentations In the foundation year, you'll study wider business topics, while specialising in your chosen subject area. You'll learn useful skills such as academic writing, work in diverse teams and learn to utilise a wide variety of data sources. In doing so, you'll fully prepare yourself for undergraduate study. **Applied learning** **Work placements** You will have the opportunity to undertake a year-long paid work placement in your fourth year. This gives you real-world experience to prepare you for your future career. You may take your placement year anywhere from a bank, investment or wealth management firm to a finance department of a corporation. Recent placement providers have included Grant Thornton, Provident Financial, Lloyds Banking Group and Mercedes AMG. **Networking opportunities** With frequent guest lecturers from the likes of Lloyds Bank and the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI), and a valuable placement year, there is ample opportunity to make lasting contacts within the finance and banking industry.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Sandwich including foundation year
  • Duration
    5 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,SheffieldUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £13,650