Financial Studies

Course Information

  • Course Code: S203
  • Duration: 2 academic years
  • Start Date: 09-Sep-19, 01-Aug-20
  • Validated by: London Institute of Banking & Finance
  • Study mode: Full Time
Overview

The Financial Studies qualifications will give you the chance to become financially independent and prepare you for life after education. You will not only learn how to manage money effectively but also about income and expenditure, financial products and how public money is raised and spent. This wide selection of topics introduce you to many of the essential skills that employers say are missing, including independent thinking and numerical skills.

 

What will I study?

This course will encourage you to become a responsible borrower, sensible saver and understand the need for financial planning in your life. You will have the opportunity to get involved with: 

Student Investor Challenge

The Student Investor Challenge gives you the chance to experience what it’s like being a stock broker in a fast-paced and competitive market. Teams, consisting of four members you will take control of two investment portfolios to invest in the stock market.

Young Financial Journalist

 We want you to tap into your journalistic nature and produce a 1,000 word article on a current affairs question. With the articles being judged by prominent financial journalists.

City of London visit

YOu will have the opportunity to visit our London  and receive a presentation from a member of the Financial Capability team about the opportunities in the banking and financial services industry. 

 

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