Course Information

Ulster University Foundation Degree in Financial Services Management

Ulster University

Level 5


The overall aim of this programme is to provide a sufficiently broad education in the Financial Services sector that will ensure the degree holders are well equipped for further career enhancement. Learners will attain a combination of technical, academic knowledge and transferable skills that employers locally are demanding. This is currently a skill area that has substantial employment potential.


Duration: Session dependent
Hours per Week: Session dependent
Total Hours: Session dependent
Day(s): Session dependent
Start Time: Session dependent
End Time: Session dependent

Additional Information

During your course you may be required to purchase course text books and incur additional costs for printing, photocopying and binding. The overall additional costs incurred to support your studies may be in the region of £250 per year.

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Course Content

Year 1 modules include: Personal and Professional Development with Finance; Economic Environment of Business; Financial Maths and Statistics; Introduction to Marketing and Financial Services; Law and Ethical Standards; and Principles of Accounting. Year 2 modules include: Finance and Investment Analysis; Corporate Governance; Financial Accounting; Management Accounting; and Work Based Learning.

Assessment Method

Learners will be assessed using a variety of methods including coursework, and/or examination. A number of techniques appropriate to the profession are also used to measure Learners progress including observational assessments, interviews, research methods and presentations.

Progression Opportunities

Progression from this Foundation Degree may take the form of either a career as a professional within the Financial Services Industry or the subsequent pursuit of a higher level academic qualification, for example Ulster University BSc Hons Degree in Business with Accounting or Ulster University BA in Business Administration.

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Entry Requirements

Minimum of 72 UCAS tariff points (180 in old UCAS tariff points). Four GCSE passes or equivalent including a minimum of a C in English and a B in Maths. Qualifications equivalent to 72 UCAS tariff points or approved Access course qualification. Refer to general entry requirements. International students must meet the general entrance requirements for admission to any College First Degree, Foundation Degree or Higher National Diploma. English language requirements for international applicants is Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5. Trinity ISE – Pass at Level 3 also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes.

Further Information

Students are required to: / Comply with College Policies and procedures, rules and regulations (available in your Student Diary/Higher Education Handbook, on-line: and on the College VLE). / Submit all coursework and assessments by specified dates, coursework submitted without consent after the deadline shall not normally be accepted. / Pass* all modules in each year of study in order to proceed to the next year of the programme. / The minimum overall pass* mark of 40% is required to be achieved in all modules.

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Course Costs

Total Fee Session dependent
Reduced Fee Session dependent

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Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Campus: Omagh
Week Starting: 01 September 2018
Day: Monday
Time: 00:00–00:00
Fee: £0.00
Reduced Fee: £0.00
Places Available: 25
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Campus: Omagh
Week Starting: 17 September 2018
Fee: £2,600.00
Places Available: 25
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