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BSc (Hons) Financial Management*

This degree provides clear insight into how today’s financial operations are created and controlled, and prepares you for a career managing them at the highest levels.

You can develop a sharp understanding of both core and specialist financial disciplines. The course also provides a broader understanding of the socio-economic, legal and professional environments within which finance operates.

Course content

You will study the foundations of financial management, investigating quantitative methods, macroeconomics and business law. You will then be able to select from specialisation modules including financial accounting, corporate finance and risk management. Finally, you can focus the skills and knowledge you have developed on individual project work.

This course is also available as a 2 year accelerated option, alongside the standard 3 year route.

Course specialisations

We have also developed ready-made BSc (Hons) Financial Management specialisations*, offering a more direct route into specific financial sectors and roles:

  • BSc (Hons) Financial Management (Banking and Finance)
  • BSc (Hons) Financial Management (Finance and Accounting)
  • BSc (Hons) Financial Management (Business Economics)
Career direction

Upon graduation you will have an extensive range of career options available within financial services, private and public sector organisations. Typical career paths at entry and analyst level can include: Financial Analyst, Management Accountant, Project Analyst and Internal Auditor.

Course structure
Year 1 (Core modules)
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Micro Economics
  • Macroeconomic Environment
  • Business Law
Year 2 (Specialist elective modules)

Any 6 modules from the course options below

BSc (Hons) Financial Management (Banking and Finance)
  • Management Accounting
  • Financial Accounting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Economics
  • Financial Markets
  • Personal Finance
BSc (Hons) Financial Management (Finance and Accounting)
  • Management Accounting
  • Financial Accounting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Taxation
  • Financial Markets
  • Personal Finance
BSc (Hons) Financial Management (Business Economics)
  • Management Accounting
  • Financial Accounting
  • Information Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Economics
  • Financial Markets
Year 3 (Specialist elective modules)

Any 2 standard modules from the course options below

BSc (Hons) Financial Management (Banking and Finance)
  • Research Methods
  • International Financial Management
  • Risk Management
  • Money and Banking (Project)
  • Governance and Ethics (Project)
BSc (Hons) Financial Management (Finance and Accounting)
  • Research Methods
  • International Financial Management
  • Audit and Assurance
  • Corporate Reporting (Project)
  • Governance and Ethics (Project)
BSc (Hons) Financial Management (Business Economics)
  • Research Methods
  • International Financial Management
  • Econometrics
  • Managerial Economics (Project)
  • Developmental Economics (Project)
HND in Business

This Higher National Diploma (HND) covers the essential elements of business operations through group projects and practical assignments – to more accurately reflect the real working environment.

Through this engaging approach to learning, you will be ready to face the challenges of the modern business world armed with the hands-on skills employers demand.

Course content

The course covers the critical foundations of modern business, including strategy, business law and marketing. These are built on with management modules to help you develop vital leadership skills. You will also study business environments and how companies are organised, enabling you to put theory into context.

Company-based learning

Take your development a step further through a work-placement option. This provides credits towards your diploma, and an even greater advantage in the competitive job market.

Career direction

Many graduates go on to work in retailing, marketing, distribution and the Civil Service, among many other sectors. With this HND, the choice really is yours. You also have the option to join the final year of the BSc (Hons) Business Management, BA (Hons) Business Administration or the Bachelor in International Business (BIB).

Course modules
  • Business Environment
  • Managing Financial Resources and Decisions
  • Organisations and Behaviour
  • Marketing Principles
  • Aspects of Contract and Negligence for Business
  • Business Decision Making
  • Business Strategy
  • Research Project

In addition to the modules mentioned above, you will also take 8 additional modules which may include:

  • Advertising and Promotions
  • Business Ethics
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Business Law
  • Financial Systems and Auditing
BSc (Hons) Business Management*

Gain the skills you need to lead individuals, departments and entire organisations with this specialist degree. It combines key business disciplines, such as economics, marketing and finance, with more specialist topics. It also gives you a broad understanding of how to manage across each one effectively.

The adaptable nature of this degree allows you to focus more precisely on the business areas you wish to develop your career within.

Course content

The first year builds a comprehensive awareness of core business areas, such as marketing and organisational structures. You can then choose from more specialist topics, including digital marketing, operations management and developmental psychology. Finally, you can focus the skills and knowledge you have developed on an individual project.

This course is also available as a 2 year accelerated option, alongside the standard 3 year route.

Course specialisations

We have developed ready-made BSc (Hons) Business Management specialisations*, offering a more direct route into specific management disciplines:

  • BSc (Hons) Business Management (Business Psychology)
  • BSc (Hons) Business Management (Business Strategy)
  • BSc (Hons) Business Management (Marketing)
  • BSc (Hons) Business Management (Global Business)
Career direction

The combination of both broad and more tailored skills provides the perfect gateway into your ideal management role or business field. This could include financial consulting, marketing, business analysis or strategic business planning.

Course structure
Year 1
Semester 1
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Introduction to Finance
Semester 2
  • Micro Economics
  • Organisation Behaviour
  • Business Law
Year 2 (Specialist modules)

Choose any 6 modules from the course options below:

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Business Strategy)
  • Management Accounting
  • Financial Accounting
  • Operations Management
  • Information Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Corporate Finance
BSc (Hons) Business Management (Business Psychology)
  • Management Accounting
  • Human Resources Management
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Business Psychology
  • Talent Development for Business Success
  • Marketing Communications
BSc (Hons) Business Management (Marketing)
  • Management Accounting
  • Digital Marketing and New Media
  • Operations Management
  • Market Research
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Marketing Communications
BSc (Hons) Business Management (Global Business)
  • Management Accounting
  • Financial Accounting
  • Operations Management
  • Information Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Corporate Finance
Year 3 (Specialist modules)

Any 2 standard modules from the course options below

Any 2 project modules from the course options below

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Business Strategy)
  • Research Methods
  • International Marketing
  • Management and Leadership
  • Project Management (Project)
  • Business Analysis (Project)
BSc (Hons) Business Management (Business Psychology)
  • Research Methods
  • Management and Leadership
  • Cross-Cultural Management
  • Cognitive Psychology (Project)
  • Project Management (Project)
BSc (Hons) Business Management (Marketing)
  • Research Methods
  • International Marketing
  • Management and Leadership
  • Project Management (Project)
  • Marketing and Entrepreneurship (Project)
BSc (Hons) Business Management (Global Business)
  • Research Methods
  • International Marketing
  • Cross-Cultural Management
  • Project Management (Project)
  • Global Business Management (Project)

*Subject to validation.
Specialisations are subject to student demand.

HND in Fashion and Textiles

The HND in Fashion and Textiles is an exciting and challenging 2 year course for aspiring creative thinkers, and designers to develop their knowledge and skills in the field of fashion and textiles and gain a nationally recognised qualification. You will be studying in one of the most renowned fashion capitals in the world, giving you the chance to draw inspiration from designers and fashion houses whilst preparing to enter this highly creative, dynamic and fast-paced global industry.

If you want to study fashion with an emphasis on creative and practical aspects of garment and accessory design in the fashion and textiles industry we recommend you select the following option:

Year One
  • Visual Communication in Art and Design
  • Contextual and Cultural Referencing in Art and Design
  • Design Application in Fashion
  • Production Techniques in Fashion
  • Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation
  • Pattern Construction in Fashion
  • Professional Practice
  • Fashion and Textiles Materials Understanding
Year Two
  • Ideas Generation and Development in Fashion
  • CAD/CAM
  • Techniques and Processes in Fashion
  • Pattern Drafting in Fashion
  • Research and Development for Fashion Design
  • Garment Manufacture
  • Cultural Understanding in Fashion
  • Fashion Collection Realisation

If you want to study fashion with an emphasis on the branding, merchandising and marketing side of the fashion and textiles industry we recommend you select the following option:

Year One
  • Visual Communication in Fashion
  • Contextual and Cultural Referencing in Art and Design
  • Design Application in Fashion
  • Visual and Personal Presentation
  • Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation
  • Fashion Promotion and Marketing
  • Work-based Experience
  • Business Practice in Art and Design
Year Two
  • Ideas Generation and Development in Fashion
  • Professional Practice
  • Managing a Creative Business
  • Digital Media in Art and Design
  • Clothing Manufacture Production Operations
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Employability Skills
  • Management of the Design and Production Process
HND Hospitality Management

This 2 year Higher National Diploma (HND) provides the knowledge and hands-on skills you need to gain a successful career in the fast-growing hospitality industry.

Through case studies, engaging projects and group work, we will take you closer to the dynamic challenges faced by today’s hospitality managers.

Course content

The course covers areas such as customer service, tourism, merchandising, sustainable tourism and marketing in hospitality. You can also focus your new found skills and knowledge on a dedicated research project.

Company-based learning

This course includes a work placement, allowing you to gain essential experience and to apply your theoretical knowledge to real-life situations. It will take your practical learning a step further, and help you hit the ground running when you embark on your career.

Career direction

Upon graduation, your professional profile will match the requirements of many employers in the hospitality industry. Future roles could include Hotel Manager, Resort Office Manager and Tourism Development Officer.

Core modules
  • The Contemporary Hospitality Industry
  • Customer Service
  • Food and Beverage Operations Management
  • Rooms Division Operations Management
  • The Developing Manager
  • Finance in the Hospitality Industry
  • Research Project
Students also study additional non-core units from:
  • Marketing in Hospitality
  • Menu Planning and Product Development
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Tourism Destinations
  • Employability Skills
  • Hospitality Operations Management
  • Sustainable Tourism Development
  • Human Resources Management for the Service Industry
  • Law for Licensed Premises
  • Conference and Banqueting Management
HND Information Systems Engineering (ISE)

This 2 year Higher National Diploma (HND) offers a highly-valuable understanding of the data networks that today’s organisations rely on.

You will explore the systems that collect, filter, process, create and distribute data, with assignments typically taking the form of coursework, projects and written reports. This more practical learning will develop the hands-on skills you need to launch a successful career in ISE.

This course is delivered through our academic partner, St Patrick’s.

Course content

Your course will cover both fundamentals and the finer points of ISE. This includes examining the key technology behind networking and application engineering. You will also have the opportunity to develop your practical management skills, and push your future career into leadership positions.

Career direction

This diploma paves the way for many different career routes. Possible roles open to you include Software Developer, Programmer, Software Engineer, Web Developer or Systems Analyst.

Course structure
Year 1
  • Computer Platforms
  • Systems Analysis
  • Database Concepts
  • Programming Concepts
  • Networking Technology
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Website Design
  • Project Management
Year 2
  • Knowledge Systems
  • Neural Network Rapid Prototyping
  • Object-Oriented Design
  • Information Systems Engineering Project
  • Application Engineering
  • Advanced Programming Concepts
  • Web Application Development
  • Visual Programming
HND Network Engineering and Telecommunications Systems (NETS)

Meet the demands of the fast-growing network and telecommunications sector, and get the successful career you want, with this 2 year Higher National Diploma (HND).

During the course you will cover the latest system and communications concepts, developing an in-depth understanding of how and why they play such a vital role in today’s connected world.

Through a combination of coursework and engaging assignments, we will take you as close to the real telecommunications environment as possible. This will ensure you are both constantly learning and fine-tuning your skills.

This course is delivered through our academic partner, St Patrick’s.

Course content

You will investigate the telecommunications business, computer platforms and programming concepts. This includes IP networks, server management and website design. You will then complete a final project covering the specific areas you wish to focus on.

Career direction

You will have a range of specialised employment opportunities with this HND. It will enable you to pursue a career in areas such as network engineering, consultancy, process engineering. IT support and mobile network solutions.

Course structure
Year 1
  • Computer Platforms
  • Personal Skills Development
  • Programming Concepts
  • Networking Technology
  • Database Concepts
  • Networking Concepts
  • Systems Analysis
  • Website Design
Year 2
  • Telecommunications Technologies
  • Network Infrastructure
  • Internet Server Management
  • IP Networks
  • Supporting NOS and OS
  • Switch Engineering
  • The Telecommunications Business Environment
  • Network Engineering and Telecoms Systems Project
HNC Law

This 1 year Higher National Certificate (HNC) has been designed to give you a clear insight into the institutions, practices and procedures that form the English legal system.

Law influences practically all aspects of society. This course provides a broad overview of the English legal system, alongside a more focused look at some key areas of law. You will gain the ideal foundation for further study or training.

Course content

By covering topics such as public law and crime, alongside an introduction to the entire legal system, this course provides an essential grounding in law. It also develops essential reading, research and debating skills.

Get a direct route onto a law degree

This HNC is delivered through our partner institution, St Patrick’s. Successfully completing the course provides access onto the first year of the Law LLB also offered through St Patrick’s.

Progress to HND (final year)

The HNC Law also forms the first year of the 2 year Edexcel Higher National Diploma (HND) Law. This means it allows you to enrol onto the HND final year – if you would prefer a more comprehensive legal overview before starting your degree or career.

Career direction

Moving onto the LLB opens the door to a career as a Solicitor or Barrister. Future roles with an HNC can include Legal Executive or Probation Officer. The core practical skills you will acquire, however, are always in demand throughout the private and public sectors.

Course modules
  • Sources of Law and Judicial Reasoning
  • Contract I: Formation and Contents
  • Crime I: General Principles
  • Public Law I: Constitutional Concepts and Institutions
  • Law in Practice I: Civil and Criminal Courts and Police Procedures
  • Legal Personnel and Institutions
  • Contract II: Performance and Breach
  • Crime II: Specific Offences
  • Public Law II: Constitutional and Administrative Law
  • Law in Practice II: Introduction to Employment and Discrimination Law
HND Law

This 2 year Higher National Diploma (HND) provides both a comprehensive overview of Law and valuable insight into its primary disciplines.

Course content

During the first year you will cover the processes and people that form the English legal system, alongside key areas of law such as crime. Successful completion of year 1 also gains you a Higher National Certificate (HNC) Law.

Year 2 pushes further into legal fields and disciplines – reflecting the changes and developments in the legal world. This includes land law, tort and conveyancing. You will also develop the advanced reading, research, presentation and communication skills required for further legal study and a career in law.

Study progression

This HND is delivered through our partner institution, St Patrick’s. Successfully completing the course provides access onto the first year of the Law LLB also offered through St Patrick’s.

Career direction

Typical career paths include the undertaking of a Law LLB in order to become a Barrister or Solicitor. Other legal professions available with an HND Law may include Legal Executive or advisory roles. You will also have a wide range of options available in private and public sector management, advisory services and legal enforcement.

Course structure
Year 1
  • Sources of Law and Judicial Reasoning
  • Contract I: Formation and Contents
  • Crime I: General Principles
  • Public Law I: Constitutional Concepts and Institutions
  • Law in Practice I: Civil and Criminal Courts and Police Procedures
  • Legal Personnel and Institutions
  • Contract II: Performance and Breach
  • Crime II: Specific Offences
  • Public Law II: Constitutional and Administrative Law
  • Law in Practice II: Introduction to Employment and Discrimination Law
Year 2
  • European Union Law
  • The Law of Trusts
  • Law in Practice III: Introduction to Conveyancing
  • The Law of Tort
  • Land Law
  • Dissertation/Case Study