Course Information

Ulster University Foundation Degree in Financial Services Management

Ulster University

Level 5

Sessions

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Full-Time
Campus: Omagh
Week Starting: 14 September 2020
Day: Subject to Timetable
Time: 09:00–15:30
Fee: £2,600.00
Reduced Fee: £0.00
Places Available: 10
Course Coordinator: siobhan.breen@swc.ac.uk

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Part-Time
Campus: Omagh
Week Starting: 14 September 2020
Time: 09:00–18:00
Fee: £1,000.00
Reduced Fee: £0.00
Places Available: 10
Course Coordinator: siobhan.breen@swc.ac.uk

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Description

The overall aim of this Foundation Degree is to provide a sufficiently broad education in financial services that will ensure that degree holders are well equipped for further career enhancement. To assist in this, an integral part of the programme is an industrial placement that includes an appropriate Work-based Learning component. This Foundation Degree will equip students with the combination of technical skills, academic knowledge and transferable skills that employers locally are demanding. On-going consultation through the College’s Industrial Advisory Board ensures the industrial relevance of the programme and will ensure that a suitable range of career paths is available to the graduate.

Schedule

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

Terms & Conditions

Students are required to:

  • Comply with College Policies and procedures, rules and regulations (available in your Student Diary/Higher Education Handbook, on-line: www.swc.ac.uk 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.
  • The minimum overall pass mark of 40% is required to be achieved in all modules.
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    Core Modules

    Year 1:

  • Personal and Professional Development with Finance
  • Financial Institutions and Markets
  • Accounting for Financial Decision Makers
  • Financial Mathematics and Statistics
  • Microeconomic Principles
  • Quantitative methods for Finance
  • Year 2:
  • Finance and Investment Analysis
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Business and Career Enterprise
  • Year 3:
  • Finance and Investment Analysis
  • Corporate Governance
  • Work-based Learning
  • Assessment Method

    Students 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 student progress comprising observational assessments, interview skills, research methods and presentations.

    Progression Opportunities

    Progression from the award 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 – Ulster University BSc Honours Degree in Finance and Investment Management.

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    Entry Requirements

  • 72 UCAS tariff points (new QCF).
  • 4 GCSE passes including English (C) and Maths (B).
  • A ‘Level or equivalent approved qualification at Level 3; or
  • Provide evidence of their ability to undertake the programme through the accreditation of prior experiential learning.
  • International Student 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.

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    Course Costs

    Total Fee Session dependent
    Reduced Fee Session dependent
    Fee Per Module Session dependent
    Other Fees Session dependent

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