Finance, Risk and Business

City of Glasgow College


City Campus


Financial Services is a large sector in Scotland with a number of employment opportunities. This course combines core elements of Business with specialist Financial Service units that have been selected specifically to give you an advantage if applying for roles in Financial Services.

This course is designed to provide you with the key competencies required by anyone entering the Financial Services Industry as a trainee, or at a technical level, or for anyone already working in such a position but wishing to lay the foundation of a professional career.

Mandatory units are:

Investment; Principles of insurance; Pension provision; Financial services regulatory framework; Income tax; Statistics for business; Economics 1: micro and macro theory and applications; Personal and business lending; Research skills; and Graded unit 2 project.

Entry Requirements

HNC Finance, Risk and Business. You will be invited for interview.

Progression Routes

This course is designed as a pathway to BA Finance Investment and Risk at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Accounting and Finance

SCQF Level