University of Derby (3+0) Programmes
Programme Overview

Why Choose This Course?

The BA (Hons) Business (Finance) programme introduces students to the principles of both business and finance. It aims to develop a critical understanding of the financial environment in which they will be working and gives them a solid grounding in all aspects of business. Students develop a critical awareness of business issues and a broad understanding of core business subjects which are underpinned by a strong finance specialism.

About the Course

Finance is an important element of business. Businesses and organizations run on sound financial decisions. Whether making multimillion-dollar investments or budgeting appropriately in a volatile market, business and financial managers need an in-depth understanding of finance to successfully adjust to a changing global economy. Essentially, finance is concerned with the management of money – obviously a subject of significant importance for all areas of society and business. As a result, if a student study finance programme he/she will be prepared for a broad range of finance careers, within many types of organizations which includes roles in areas such as commercial banking, financial planning, investment banking, money managing, insurance, etc.

How You Will Learn

In Year 1 students will be introduced to core business areas such as marketing, economics, human resource alongside finance. In Year 2 students will be taught to understand, analyse and interpret financial, management and non-financial information in the context of modern business. In Year 3, i.e; the graduating year, students will learn how to critically evaluate the impact of financial crisis on financial market activity.

Career Opportunities

  • Financial Advisor
  • Financial Analyst
  • Investment Banker
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Risk Manager
  • Stockbrokers
  • Trader

For more information on entry requirements, program pathway, subjects listing and to get to know the faculty, please click on download brochure

Level / Year Module Code Module Name
Year 1

(Level 4)

4AG500

Finance & Business Performance

4MK514

Marketing Fundamentals

4HR500

Understanding People in Organisations

4LO500

Managing Performance in Operations

4EC501

Markets, Prices & Strategy

4IM500

Developing Personal Leadership

Year 2

(Level 5)

5HR501

Employability and Personal Development

5EC500*

Data Analysis Skills (Semester 1 & 2)

5AG501

Business Accounting

5EC501*

Macroeconomics for Business (Semester 1 & 2)

5IM500

Business Simulation

5AG503

Financial Management

Year 3

(Level 6)

6GN500

Delivering Winning Projects

6AG502

Financial Statement Analysis

6AG509 (I)

Issues in Global Business (Part 1)

6EC501

Investing & Financial Markets

6LO500

Improving Business Performance

6AG509 (II)

Issues in Corporate Accountability (Part 2)

Note: *These modules area a year through modules.
  Subject Code Subject Name Remark
MPU 1 MPU3113* HubunganEtnik* Must do 2
MPU3123* Tamadun Islam danTamadun Asia (TITAS)
MPU3143** BahasaMelayuKomunikasi 3
MPU3173** Pengajian Malaysia 3
MPU 2 MPU3213*** BahasaKebangsaan A Choose 1
MPU3223 Leadership and Life Skills
MPU3233 Leadership in Business
MPU 3 MPU3313 Comparative Ethics for Malaysia Choose 1
MPU3323 Malaysian Constitution
MPU3363 Issues of the Social Media on Malaysian Society
MPU3343 Career Pathways in the field of Behavioral Sciences in Malaysia
MPU 4 MPU3412 Co-Curriculum - Sports 2 Choose 1
MPU3422 Co-Curriculum - Community Service 2
MPU3423 Co-Curriculum - Event Management

Notes :
* For Local Students
** For International Students
*** Local students without credit for SPM's Bahasa Melayu must do MPU3213

  Subject Code Subject Name

DOMS

Compulsory Subjects

AES001

Reflective Practice

AES002

Listening, Reading & Writing Skills

Internship

AIP021

Preparation for Career Management: Internship Programme

AIT021

Industrial Training : Part 1

AIT031

Industrial Training : Part 2


cmi

The Business Management programme is accredited by Chartered Management Institute’s (CMI’s) where students will be enrolled as Affiliate Membership and receive an Advance Diploma in Management and Leadership.