This course aims to help young people make informal and confident decisions about their finances. In year 1 students will gain knowledge about the concept of "money", develop understanding of the typical financial needs and the range of services available. Additionally students will be able to gain an awareness of risk and reward and the overall scope of the financial services industry. In year 2 students then apply this to a broader financial environment. In depth studies into various financial products extends students awareness of the financial environment they live in.
Overall requirement for Post 16:
5 A* - C at GCSE (English and mathematics grade 4). Max 2 BTECs at merit can count.
University courses in finance, business and accountancy. Careers in retail, banking, administration.