Our Business and Finance BA focuses on teaching and training you, as well as ensuring you get work placement experience at home or abroad.
This degree aims to provide you with sound ﬁnancial knowledge, placed in a business context. We hope to provide you with a firm understanding of the role of business in society and how finance can impact on and be used to improve business performance.
Professional experience and skills development are embedded throughout the course with different opportunities. You’ll hear from current practitioners, take part in trade games and discuss contemporary issues, such as sustainability, financial crisis and technological innovation.
Coventry has excellent links with national and international employers, like PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Grant Thornton, Ernst & Young, IBM and Jaguar Land Rover. Our teaching is grounded in the corporate world, using real-life international case studies and providing a range of exciting work placement options.
Why Coventry University?
An award-winning university, we are committed to providing our students with the best possible experience. We continue to invest in both our facilities and our innovative approach to education. Our students benefit from industry-relevant teaching, and resources and support designed to help them succeed. These range from our modern library and computing facilities to dedicated careers advice and our impressive Students’ Union activities.
Do you have an interest in current financial and business issues? Do you ﬁnd yourself asking questions about how the financial crisis impacted on businesses? Are you interested in the way businesses obtain and manage their financing?
Our degree has been designed to deepen your knowledge of the wider business and finance environment. You’ll explore innovative corporate practices and discover the implications and opportunities of globalisation, all the while developing key business, entrepreneurial and personal skills, such as team working, communication and problem solving.
Our close links with major employers ensure the course remains responsive to the need of potential employment sectors. A degree in business and finance gives you the opportunity to access a range of graduate positions around the world – in financial management, investment banking, advertising, marketing, e-commerce, human resources or project management.
The strong vocational element and use of case studies should give you a good grounding in real business situations. We aim for our students to benefit from a wide range of desirable professional skills, including: team working; critical evaluation; self-directed learning; problem-solving; action planning and organising; written and oral communication; presentation; questioning and listening. The following personal qualities will also be addressed in each of the skills modules: achievement orientation; initiative and creativity; self-confidence; decisiveness; reflectiveness; adaptability and flexibility.
Coventry University is committed to preparing you for your future career and giving you a competitive edge in the graduate job market. The University's Careers and Employability team provide a wide range of support services to help you plan and prepare for your career.
Where our graduates work
Our graduates have progressed to careers across a wide spectrum of industry sectors, from banking, accounting and finance to manufacturing and marketing. Alternatively, you may decide to continue your studies at postgraduate level to further enhance your employability. Here at Coventry, we offer the MSc Banking and Finance or MBA Finance, for example.
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