Shena Simon Campus
(Full Time - 2 years)
This course is for people interested in a career in Finance. In your first year you will develop the skills needed for a wide number of financial roles and there are a range of possible occupational specialisms. The key areas of study will consist of, the business environment, careers within the finance and accounting professions, security and risk, data driven innovation/analytics and design thinking.
On this course, you will develop research skills, project management, professionalism, and ethics within Finance. Activities and topics of study include:
• Studying the financial industry in-depth
• Research and analysis skills
• Work with finance industry professionals
• Collaborative learning, based on real industry scenarios.
You will be using dedicated T-Level rooms, state-of -the-art facilities on our campus and will have access to the latest financial software.
Min 5 GCSEs grade 4 or above including maths and English. Preferable grade 5 in maths and 5 English
Work Experience is a vital part of the course and you will be supported in finding a work placement relevant to your study.
You'll complete a set of written exams and an employer set project. You'll also have to complete an externally set assignment that covers the specialist area of Business Support. In addition, you'll take part in live briefs set by a range of employers in Greater Manchester throughout your studies.
Upon successful completion of this qualification, learners will... progress onto a Foundation Degree in Business Management with our higher education partner UCEN Manchester and follow this up with an optional top-up year to earn a BA (Hons) degree.
You could also progress on to another degree level university course in business or Finance.
Alternatively you could begin your career with an entry level job in a finance company where you can work towards a professional qualification such as ACCA or Cilex.Careers page
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