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Business Finance (Final Year Top-Up)
This course is subject to validation
Start dates: September 2023 / January 2024 / September 2024
Full time: 1 year
Department(s): Oxford Brookes Business School
The Oxford Brookes Business School Top-Up programmes provide you with an opportunity to build upon your previous studies to develop your academic skills through experiential learning in an inclusive and diverse community.
On the Business Finance Top-Up programme, you will be immersed in a range of employer focussed modules that include, Essentials of Accounting and Finance, Strategic Management, Business Ethics and Contemporary Issues in Finance.
You will have access to industry standard facilities, including our new Bloomberg Suite where you can make mock trades using live real-world data.
You will collaborate with students and academic staff from a wide range of cultures and backgrounds, formulating ideas with a truly global perspective.
Oxford Brookes Business School offers excellent employability support through our Careers team, and you will have the opportunity to work on live client briefs, hear from industry experts in their fields and have ongoing careers support through the Oxford Brookes University Alumni Networks.
Learning and teaching
On this course your learning experience will be exciting as well as challenging. You will have the opportunity to:
take part in case study analysis
solve issues for real businesses
work with diverse groups to present your analysis and recommendations.
We focus on helping you to develop the skills you will need to succeed in today’s fast-paced and competitive business world. You will also have opportunities to learn from business professionals. Whether it’s guest speakers or working on live cases from the business community.
We use a variety of assessment methods and pay particular attention to when and how feedback is given to support your learning. We make use of a range of feedback methods including audio and face-to-face, as well as written feedback.
The majority of teaching and assessment activities take place between Mondays and Fridays, 9am to 7pm. There may be occasions when such activities may fall outside of these hours.
Contemporary Issues in Finance
Critical Enquiry Research Project
Essential Skills for Academic Success
Finance and Accounting for Business
Please note: As our courses are reviewed regularly as part of our quality assurance framework, the modules you can choose from may vary from those shown here. The structure of the course may also mean some modules are not available to you.
With the broad range of skills you’ll learn on this course, you’ll be a valuable addition to any business. We’ll help you build professional skills to adapt to working life, and our careers office is always there to support you in your search. Job opportunities include:
Many of our students go on to graduate training schemes in companies like IBM, Virgin Mobile, Intel, Yell Ltd, O2 and Dell.
Further offer details
Specific entry requirements
Relevant degree completed up to Level 5 learning / equivalent to a L5 HND in a relevant subject
Please also see the University's general entry requirements.
English language requirements
English requirements for visas
If you need a student visa to enter the UK you will need to meet the UK Visas and Immigration minimum language requirements as well as the University's requirements. Find out more about English language requirements.
Many of our courses consider applications for entry part-way through the course for students who have credit from previous learning or relevant professional experience.
Find out more about transferring to Brookes. If you'd like to talk through your options, please contact our Admissions team.
Terms and Conditions of Enrolment
When you accept our offer, you agree to the Terms and Conditions of Enrolment. You should therefore read those conditions before accepting the offer.
How to apply
Full time international applicants can also apply through UCAS
Questions about fees?
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Questions about fees?
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+44 (0)1865 483088
Please note, tuition fees for Home students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students in line with an inflationary amount determined by government. Tuition fees for International students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students.
Oxford Brookes University intends to maintain its fees for new and returning Home students at the maximum permitted level.
Financial support and scholarships
Please be aware that some courses will involve some additional costs that are not covered by your fees. Specific additional costs for this course are detailed below.
On rare occasions we may need to make changes to our course programmes after they have been published on the website. For more information, please visit our changes to programmes page.