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Finance LIBF L3 at Swale Sixth Form

Course description

Summary of skills students gain by studying this subject

Students who study finance will look at the immediate, short term and long term elements of the financial world.  Students will first understand key criteria such as saving, borrowing, budgeting and financial providers such as Banks and Building Societies before they critically analyse and evaluate how as a society we can become more sustainable and secure with our money.

Course content

Potential Topics that will be studied

The purpose of money, budgeting, saving, borrowing, sustainability, ethics and globalisation are some of the key topics included in the subject.  Short term and long term financial sustainability for individuals and businesses are the key units included.

Entry requirements

Entry Requirements

Students need to achieve 5  9 - 4 GCSE Grades, including English and mathematics



100% exam based

All units have a Multiple Choice test and a Case Study Written Examination.  Marks are also awarded for spelling and grammar which ensures students' literacy levels are improved upon.

Future opportunities

Progression and career opportunities

Finance opens up an exciting world of opportunities for students.  Students can go on to study Accounts and Finance at University or seek an opportunity with a financial company through an Apprenticeship Scheme.  The LIBF University offer scholarships to students who have excelled on the Finance course.  Fields of employment include accountancy, financial advice agents, and estate agency amongst many other areas.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 15 October 2018
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