Investment and Financial Risk Management (BSc (Hons))

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The award
BSc (Hons)

How long you will study
3 - 4 years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9250 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 18000 per year

All study options

About Investment and Financial Risk Management at City, University of London

Who is it for?

Our finance courses are for students who want to progress with the knowledge and skills required for a successful career in the increasingly competitive world of global finance and banking.

The BSc Investment and Financial Risk Management is for students who want to work in a wide variety of finance and investment fields. Maybe portfolio management or investment analysis. Maybe corporate treasury or financial trading. You want to understand the role risk plays in investment decision-making and how to manage it.

Objectives

Our three degrees in finance (Finance, Banking and International Finance, and Investment and Financial Risk Management) provide detailed knowledge of how financial markets work, how companies make investment, financing and acquisition decisions and how modern banks operate.

If your goal is a career in the international investment and risk management world, consider this course your jumping off point. You’ll gain an in-depth knowledge of how modern investment analysts and risk managers operate. As you move through the degree you’ll prepare for your career in investment management, trading or analysis in any area of finance.

You’ll study every aspect of the discipline, from managing global investment portfolios to asset trading. All within a broad sweep of rigorous academic learning encompassing equity markets, bond trading, risk management, derivatives, hedging, investment banking and many other broad areas of risk and investments. As a result, you will gain a good understanding of financial markets, its activities and its products.

The jobs in this field are both exciting and well paid. They demand intellectual rigour and commercial acumen, and by selecting this course, you too can prepare yourself with the skills and competencies these jobs require.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBSc (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 - 4 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9250 per yearInternational course feesGBP 18000 per year

Entry requirements

For international applicants requiring a Tier 4 student visa we accept any of the below English language proficiency qualifications at the grades listed:

IELTS (Academic or UKVI): 6.5 overall with no less than 6.0 in any sub test

Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: 58 overall with minimum 50 in each component

IGCSE: English as a First Language (Syllabus 0500 & 0522) or English as Second Language (Syllabus 0510 & 0511) at Grade B or above

International Baccalaureate: Grade 5 at Higher or Standard level

Trinity College (Integrated Skills): ISE III – pass in each area

INTO City Pre-sessional English: 6.5 overall with no less than 6.0 in any sub test (NB. Must be the 6 or 8 week Cass-specific course)

Cambridge English Advanced (also known as Certificate in Advanced English): Grade C (180-192) at CEFR Level C1

Cambridge English Proficiency (also known as Certificate of Proficiency in English): Grade C (200-212) at CEFR Level C2

Cambridge English First (also known as Certificate of First in English): Grade A (180-190) at CEFR Level C1

Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE): English Language Examination grade 4 or above

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