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Applied Finance in Practice

Gain a degree in Applied Finance in three years. A new approach for a Scottish University, mirroring the three year degree length on offer throughout the rest of the UK.

Key Facts



BSc (Hons) Applied Finance in Practice


Degree Duration

3 years


Pathways Available

International Stage Two
4 years : 1 year pathway + 3 year degree


Start Dates

September 2023

Degree Overview

Finance will always be a popular business subject, given the central role finance plays in all organisations, regardless of size, sector or industry. Finance is also a varied subject, as it contains many different aspects/specialisms, including investment management, risk management, management accounting, portfolio management and much more.

The programme covers a range of applied areas of finance including, financial analysis and simulation, security analysis and portfolio management, plus a broad understanding of the nature of financial markets, institutions and the financial instruments that underpin financial transactions. It also covers key areas such as econometrics, which is to do with statistical and mathematical data/methods, linked to economic decision making. And macro/microeconomics, which are key components of economics and economic decision making. Students will gain the ability to understand financial statements, and a reasonable appreciation of the limitations of financial reporting.

  • You may incur additional costs in the course of your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, Stationary and additional resources.

Why Study this Degree

This course includes an optional eight-week internship matched to your chosen industry. Employers overwhelmingly believe graduates who have an internship experience are more employable due to your increased experience of the workings of international companies and organisations.

The programme also offers students the ability to interpret financial data, including numerical and graphical data. This is a really in-demand skill from employers as the role data plays in our lives increases and finding staff that can interpret and use data is vital.

Your Pathways

International Stage One

The International Year One is the perfect pathway if you want a undergraduate degree from a UK, EU or US University but do not meet the requirements for direct entry.

The IS1 is the first year of a four year International Incorporated Bachelors. And its designed to strengthen your English language abilities and introduce core concepts and knowledge required at university study level.  Once you have successfully completed your studies you will continue the remaining stages of your degree directly with the University of your choice.

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University of Dundee

Ranked in The Guardian’s Top 20 UK Universities in 2021, the
University of Dundee prides itself on three things: Impactful
research, an excellent student experience and a community
campus in the city.

Situated beside the majestic River Tay, Dundee is Scotland’s sunniest city. It also has the highest student ratios per head of population anywhere in the UK so there is an exciting and diverse range of nightlife, leisure activities and culture.

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