As a Platinum Approved Learning Partner of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Birmingham City Business School is a recognised centre of excellence in finance education. Combining this specialist training with a more general, practical approach to business, this business and finance course enables you to develop a portfolio of relevant skills and knowledge that are sure to impress potential employers.
What's covered in the course?
As a Joint Honours degree student, you follow a core first year before going on to take subject-specific modules.
This first year includes modules on economics, marketing, accounting, finance and management.
The second year allows you to explore concepts such as contemporary business issues, business logistics, business finance decisions, financial markets, and tax and financial planning.
You could spend your third year with a placement company, developing a greater understanding of the business world, picking up key transferable skills, and putting theory into practice.
The final year includes modules in Business Operations and Systems, Comparative Financial Systems and International Corporate Finance, Financial Management and International Business Strategy. You also undertake either a placement project or a research dissertation on an area of your choice.