251–300 th
World University Rankings 2021
76-100 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PP, United Kingdom

Finance with a Foundation Year - Swansea University

The BSc Finance course with Foundation Year, is designed for students interested in a career in the financial field, such as investment banking or financial trading. Through blending theory, empirical evidence and practical application, you will build strong a financial foundation and develop essential transferable skills allowing you to analyse and critically evaluate real-world financial market issues and concepts. Course content is accredited by a number of professional industry bodies, including the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA). The foundation year is taught at The College, on Bay Campus. Located next to the School of Management, The College is the University’s pathway provider and offers a unique learning environment; designed to fully prepare you for the final three years of your degree. Small lecture and seminar classes, state-of-the-art facilities and world-class teaching help you to realise your full academic potential. Accounting and Finance at Swansea University is currently recognised as one of the best departments in the UK for producing the highest degree results in comparison to entry requirements – we are ranked within the Top 10 in the UK for Value Added (Guardian University Guide 2018). As a student of our Accounting and Finance department within the School of Management at Swansea University, you can expect to receive excellent teaching, driven by our world-class academic team of staff and state-of-the-art Bay Campus facilities. Our BSc Finance with a Foundation Year, is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), meaning that graduates may be exempt from up to 9 CIMA professional examinations, depending on module selection. As well as this, Swansea offers a number of exemptions from the Association for Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) examinations meaning graduates on this course may be exempt (depending on module selection) from 8 out of 9 of the ACCA ‘Fundamentals’ examinations. **We guarantee that you will be made a conditional offer for a course at Swansea University. Subject requirements will apply. Please come along to our next Open Day or get in touch for further information.**