Year 1: introduction to the basic principles of investment and value, valuation of bonds and shares, investment decisions in business companies and accounting methods.
Year 2: topics include domestic and international financial decision-making and policies in business, risk and return and pricing of company shares and the efficiency of financial markets; develop an understanding of financial statements, the banking system, and statistical and econometric methods.
Year 3: classes build on Year 2 and cover advanced issues in corporate finance, the banking system, and risk management, using for instance derivatives to help companies manage exchange rate risk.
Year 4: you can specialise in Finance as a Single Honours subject and write your research dissertation in Finance; alternatively you can continue with a Joint Honours degree in Finance and your other principal subject, and write a dissertation in either Finance or your other subject.
2024 entry requirements
4 or 5 Highers at AAAA or AAABB (first sitting) or 6 Highers at AAAABB (two sittings) including English plus Maths at National 5 at B.
Widening access entry:
4 Highers at ABBB (first sitting) or 5 Highers at AABBB (two sittings) including English plus Maths at National 5 at B.
Higher Maths required at A for combination with Accounting and Mathematics and Statistics.
Please refer to list below
Strathclyde Business School
Accounting and Finance
|Finance and Accounting
Finance and Business Analysis and Technology
Finance and Business Enterprise
Finance and Business Law
Finance and Economics
Finance and Hospitality and Tourism Management
Finance and Human Resource Management
Finance and Marketing
Finance and Mathematics and Statistics