801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2020
201–250 th
Young University Rankings 2019
151-200 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Howard Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 1WB, United Kingdom

Finance and Investment 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 in-depth knowledge of markets, finance and investment. Take an optional placement year for hands-on industry experience. Gain a professional qualification from the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI). Develop the theoretical and practical grounding needed for a career in the finance industry. Covering key areas essential to the field such as regulation, derivatives and mergers, with the option for valuable industry experience, you'll be well placed for a rewarding professional life post-graduation. **How you learn** The course is suitable if you don't meet the entry requirements for our BA (Hons) Finance and Investment 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. Our lecturers are experts in the finance and investment industry, and there are regular guest speakers to provide further insight still. Working independently and collaboratively, you apply your knowledge to practical situations, both on campus and in the field. **You learn through** lectures and seminars placement year yearly employability module to strengthen your CV guest lecturers interactive sessions live market scenarios real-life corporate projects and activities case studies and coursework group work and presentations varied, stimulating assessments 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 embark upon a year-long work placement in between your third and fourth years. This gives you a real-world experience to prepare you for your future career. Our strong ties with regional, national and international employers can provide you with placements in banking organisations, international corporations and finance departments across the globe. Previous placements have taken place in Kuwait and the USA, and have included companies such as Dyson, Charles Stanley Wealth Management, Lloyds Banking Group and Hargreaves Lansdown. **Networking opportunities** With guest lecturers and an optional placement year, this degree will provide excellent opportunities to make lasting contacts and network effectively.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time including foundation year
  • Duration
    4 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