Finance with a Year in Industry BSc (Hons) Add to your prospectus

  • Offers study abroad opportunities Offers study abroad opportunities
  • This degree is accreditedAccredited

Key information


  • Course length: 4 years
  • UCAS code: N302
  • Year of entry: 2019
  • Typical offer: A-level : AAB (including Mathematics) / IB : 35 with no score less than 4 / BTEC : D*D*D
  • Aimed towards students seeking a career in both financial and domestic institutions including international and central banks, banking regulators or in consultancy.

  • Be taught by Finance research-active members of staff with expertise in a wide range of financial areas providing valuable insight into the current financial world.

  • Specially designed programme to utilise significant investment into one of the largest University Trading Suites to help emphasis the practical applications of financial theories using the industry standard Bloomberg Professional.

The University of Liverpool Management School is one of an elite group of institutions worldwide to be AACSB-Accredited.

Our new BSC (Hons) Finance programme has a theoretical and practice-led approach covering the core aspects of finance including quantitative methods for finance, financial accounting, management accounting and finance.

On the Year in Industry programme you spend Year Three on placement in industry.

By choosing a Year in Industry, you will be able to put all the financial theories and knowledge you have gained into practice within a specialist financial company like PwC, domestic institution like Bank of England or a private organisation like Microsoft.

Choosing this specialist course can give you an advantage in a range of financial related careers or even further study. Our new programme benefits from the outstanding links we have in the Financial sector and industry with organisations such as Bank of England, Deloitte, EY, Lloyds Banking Group, KPMG, PwC and Unilever.

Links with Professional Bodies

With close industry links, excellent teaching, and quality content the programme is accredited by a number of professional accountancy bodies with exemptions from various examination papers are available upon successful completion of certain modules. We are also working towards further financial related accreditation.

Department Key Facts

Number of first year students

694 Year One undergraduates across all programmes in 2017

Graduate prospects

90% of our students are employed or in further study 6 months after graduating (DLHE 2015/16)

National Student Survey

91% overall satisfaction at programme level for Accounting and Finance BA (Hons) (NSS 2017)

Department resources

New £12 million extension providing additional resources including an experiential marketing facility, Bloomberg trading floor, social study spaces, flexible teaching rooms and lecture theatres.

Facts and figures


36 professional accreditations across the Management School recognising excellence in programme content and teaching

Why this subject?

Enhance your employability with our co-curricular programme

With our unique 'ULMS Extra' programme you will go beyond the core curriculum and have the opportunity to develop your employability and personal networks by participating in specially designed activities, business societies and business competitions.

Reach your full potential

Our committed Student Support team is available to provide learning and development opportunities such as study skills sessions, placement advice, study abroad opportunities and pastoral support to help get the most of your student life and prepare you for the global workplace.

Benefit from our range of industry links and research expertise

We have outstanding links with private and public sector organisations as well as leading academics conducting cutting-edge research which helps shape our innovative curriculum to ensure that you develop knowledge and skills grounded in the real world. 

Gain a global perspective

With a vibrant international learning community you’ll be exposed to business ideas and cultures from the UK and beyond, drawing on a long tradition of commercial acumen in one of the world's truly global cities, still at the heart of international trade and interaction. 

Take advantage of innovative teaching methodologies

Modules are taught using the latest active learning techniques including business simulations, real-world case studies, social media, interactive participation software, lecture capture and real-time financial and business data using our Bloomberg Trading Floor.  

Tailor your studies to suit your interests and career aspirations

Our programmes offer flexibility, choice and opportunities allowing you to pursue your career and life aspirations. See what our current students think about their studies and what some of our graduates are doing now.