Upon successful completion of this program students will be able to:
As a result of completing this program, students should have acquired the following skills and values:
The Finance major is designed to equip students for careers in the investment, finance, banking and corporate financial services industries. The Finance major also has a strong risk management emphasis (ie the use of derivative securities such as options, futures and swaps to reduce risk exposure) which leads to risk management opportunities in the corporate sector.
Our Finance graduates are much in demand both within the Finance profession and also in other areas of business. There are a number of professional Finance bodies which offer further training to our graduates and this leads to careers in Audit, Business, Management, the Public Sector and Taxation.
Finance graduates have also a good record of moving up the hierarchy and achieving high positions within an organization, which is not necessarily in the Department of Finance.
Detailed Course Facts
Tuition fee Not specified Start date October 2015 Duration full-time 48 months Languages Take an IELTS test
Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Full-time
Most bachelor's degree programs are designed to require 4 academic years of full-time study.
Further Study Options
At New York College: With the BA in Finance you are accepted by most MBA and MA or/and MSc programs offered at New York College. Most students choose to combine work with further study by choosing one of our MBA programs, in International Finance or Banking.
At Institutions Abroad: The entry qualifications for graduate studies differ from university to university; however the SUNY/Empire State College degree is accepted by most universities in the U.S. and all in the U.K. Popular universities usually require in addition to the degree a GPA higher than 3.0. If you are interested for study abroad opportunities, contact your advisor early on your studies with us, and through our Student Affairs Department come in contact with our alumni who continued their studies abroad.
English Language Requirements
IELTS band : 6
To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to
take an IELTS test. More About IELTS
The admissions process involves a comprehensive review of your academic background, test scores, application essay, recommendations, and activities both in school and in your community.
All candidates for undergraduate admission must submit the following:
English Language Requirement
Students are required to have a good standard of English before starting any program. For students whose native language is not English, NYC requires a minimum of TOEFL score of 197 (computer based test), IELTS 6.0, or a recognized equivalent.
All non-native English speakers who do not possess any of the above-mentioned certificates, will be required to take an English language placement test, which is offered at NYC free of charge.
Students that have attained Cambridge Proficiency or TOEFL score of 197 or higher are exempt from the placement test and may enroll full-time.
No work experience is required.
"The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."
Scholarships for students who are already attending the University of Reading.
The University of Amsterdam aims to attract the world’s brightest students to its international classrooms. Outstanding students from outside the European Economic Area can apply for an Amsterdam Merit Scholarship.
* The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than New York College.