Business & Finance

Course details

Campus(es)

Paisley

UCAS Code

N1N3

Start Date

September 2019

Degree

BA (Hons)

About the course

Understanding how an organisation is managed and funded is key to its survival and growth. And to succeed in business you’ll need a broad range of skills.  

The BA Business & Finance has been developed in partnership with industry, employers and professional associations to meet the challenges and demands of modern business.  

You will develop a clear understanding of the skills to successfully manage and organise a business. In addition, you’ll also gain core skills in finance to help you ensure that an organisation is run on a secure financial footing.

Our links to local and national organisations ensure that teaching and assessments focus on real companies and real issues that business managers are faced with.

The BA Business & Finance allows you to gain a part-exemption from professional accountancy exams. This means that if you go on to complete professional exams with ACCA or CIMA, it will take less time and money.

Applications for this course are open to people currently residing in:

Scotland & EU/EEA

  • Year 1: Closed
  • Year 2: Closed
  • Year 3: Closed

England, Wales & Northern Ireland

  • Year 1: Open
  • Year 2: Closed
  • Year 3: Closed

International (non-EU)

  • Year 1: Open
  • Year 2: Closed
  • Year 3: Closed

Entry Requirements

  • Scottish Highers: BBBC (102 UCAS Tariff points) including English plus SQA National 5 (Grade C, or above) / Standard Grade (Credit) in Maths
  • A levels: CCC (96 UCAS Tariff points) plus GCSE English Language and Maths
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H3 H3 H4 H4 including English plus OL English and Maths
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 24 points (4, 2 at HL)
  • Scottish Wider Access Programme: Access to Humanities BBB

Clearing Guide

Clearing can sometimes feel like a bit of an emotional rollercoaster. Don’t worry though as we’re here to guide you through the process, giving you the information and advice you need.

UCAS Track

You should use UCAS Track to keep up-to-date with your Undergraduate application. Your UCAS Track account will be updated once a decision has been made on your application and you’ll be notified.

Fees & Funding

Your tuition fee status is determined by your nationality and the country where you are ordinarily resident. Find out all about undergraduate fees and funding for Scottish, UK, EU and International students, including tuition fees, student loans, and alternative sources of funding.

Contact us

If you’re not sure about anything, get in touch – we are here to help!

Whilst we may be dealing with a lot of enquiries during Results Day, our advisors will do everything they can to answer your call or email as efficiently as possible, so you shouldn’t be waiting too long.

T: 0800 027 1000 (Freephone within the UK)
T: +44 (0)141 849 4101 (outwith the UK)
E: uwsclearing@uws.ac.uk

Disclaimer

We will always try to make sure that we publish accurate course information but we do not accept responsibility for any mistakes or omissions. We will also try to make sure that we deliver our courses in line with our published information. However, we may not always be able to do so and you can find further information about this in our enrolment terms and conditions.

Need help? Call the Clearing hotline: +44(0)141 849 4101

If you’re not sure about anything, get in touch – we’re here to help!

Lines are open from 8.45am to 4.45pm Monday to Friday with extended hours on the dates below. Whilst our lines may be busy during results day, our advisors will do everything they can to answer your call as efficiently as possible, so you shouldn’t be waiting too long.

  • Tuesday 6th August – 8.30am-6pm
  • Wednesday 7th August – 8.30am-6pm
  • Thursday 8th August – 8.30am-6pm
  • Friday 9th August – 8.30am-6pm

From Monday 12 August and onwards: 8.45am – 4.45pm

Clearing drop-in sessions

Our clearing drop-in sessions will be taking place simultaneously at both our Paisley and Lanarkshire campuses on Thursday 8th and Thursday 15th of August from 3.00 – 6.00pm.

Our student recruitment team and ambassadors will be on-hand to give you advice about your potential study options and what you are eligible to apply for.

If you already have your results, we’ll even be able to take you through your UCAS application if you wish to apply on-the-spot.

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