BSc (Hons) Financial Management
This programme provides students with the financial knowledge and managerial skills needed to stand out to employers in today’s business world.
You will develop an in-depth understanding of how contemporary business organisations make financial decisions within unpredictable environments and how financial markets function. Students will graduate with the expertise to solve real-life business problems and the entrepreneurial skillset to launch a new business.
The course is taught by expert faculty who will ensure students have a base knowledge of finance, accounting, and related topics for further study, training, and work. This includes learning how managers should organise their financial transactions effectively and with integrity.
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Who is it for?
Combining theoretical learning with practical know-how, this financial management course is tailored to students aspiring to careers within the diverse areas of accounting, finance, and management.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will also have gained the key quantitative, computing, communication, and study skills needed to progress onto further education in the field.
The flexible, online learning format of the BSc (Hons) Financial Management allows students to fit studying around their existing commitments. With 24/7 access to LSBF’s online learning platform, you’ll benefit from flexible learning that puts you in control of your study plan.
What will you learn?
The programme operates on a 20-credit modular structure over three semesters. All taught modules are semester based and are worth 20 credits, which is indicative of 200 hours of learning, comprised of student contact, independent study, and assessment.
Project modules carry 30 credits each, and all BSc (Hons) students will need to complete 2 project modules. This programme is studied online over three academic years.
To achieve the principal award of BSc (Hons) Financial Management, a student must complete 360 credits, 120 credits at FHEQ levels 4, 5 and 6, respectively. Students are also eligible to exit the programme with the following subsidiary awards:
- BSc (Non-Hons/ Ord)– 300 credits with a minimum of 60 credits at FHEQ level 6
- DipHE – 240 credits with a minimum of 120 credits at FHEQ level 5
- CertHE– 120 credits at FHEQ level 4
In order for students to progress they must achieve a minimum average of 40%.
How will you study?
Students will learn via LSBF’s virtual learning platform, CANVAS, through a series of interactive lectures, workshops, group work, and interactive presentations
More specifically, the course will incorporate a variety of teaching methods, including:
- Dissemination of information and facilitation of learning via lectures, seminars, and the internet.
- Debate and discussion in seminars / plenary sessions / online discussion boards.
- Directed reading through the use of texts, organisational and government data, and articles.
- Individual presentation of financial data and associated activities.
- Development of a research proposal culminating in the completion of a project.
The minimum qualification for admission to the programmes is 3 A-levels at grades BBC (112 UCAS points) or equivalent.
There is an extensive matrix of qualifications (international included) that have been benchmarked against 3 A-Levels that will be applied where equivalencies are necessary. In addition, both English IELTS 6.0 with 5.5 in all components or equivalent*, and Maths with a minimum level of GCSE Grade 4 or equivalent are required.