Degree of Bachelor of Finance
The Degree of Bachelor of Finance is governed by Resolutions of the University Court. The provisions of Resolution No. 582 supporting the Generic Undergraduate Regulations are set out with those regulations. The provisions of Resolution No. 698 are as follows:
1. The Degree of Bachelor of Finance (BFin) may be awarded by the Senate of the University of Glasgow in the College of Social Sciences (the College) as an Ordinary Degree and as a Degree with Honours, in such designations as may be prescribed by Regulations.
2. The award of the Degree shall be governed by Resolution No. 582 - “Generic Regulations for the award of Degrees gained by the successful completion of Undergraduate Programmes” together with such Supplementary Regulations as are contained in this Resolution No. 698 - “Degree of Bachelor of Finance”. The Supplementary Regulations are set out in the Schedule of Regulations attached to this Resolution.
3. The early exit awards of Diploma of Higher Education and Certificate of Higher Education shall be governed by the Generic Undergraduate Regulations.
1. Recognition of Prior Learning
Generic Undergraduate Regulation §4 applies. Credits to a maximum of 120, or exceptionally above that, as deemed appropriate by the College, may count as part of the overall requirements of a minimum graduating curriculum for the Bachelor of Finance degree.
2. Maximum Period of Study
The period of study for the Degree with Honours shall normally extend over no more than five academic sessions of full-time study or, where the curriculum consists of, or includes, a period or periods of part-time study, no more than eight academic sessions.
Generic Undergraduate Regulations §10 and §11 apply with the following additional requirements:
a) To progress a candidate must meet the following requirements after attending for the number of sessions specified in the first column:
|Credits required||Additional requirements|
|One||80 credits||Which must be achieved at grade D3 or above and must include Finance 1, Economics 1A and Economics 1B.|
|Two||200 credits||Which must be achieved at grade D3 or above and must include Finance 1, Economics 1A, Economics 1B and Finance 2.|
|Three||300 credits||Which must be achieved at grade D3 or above. All level 1 and level 2 courses must be achieved at grade D3 or above.|
b) A candidate will normally be required to discontinue studies for the Degree unless they have obtained grade D3 or above in at least 60 credits in the first session, and at least 80 credits in each subsequent session of attendance.
4. Courses Available to Candidates
Courses for the Degree are set out in the progarmme specification.
5. Programme Requirements for the Award of the Degree
Generic Undergraduate Regulations §14 and §16 apply for the award of an ordinary degree and the award of an Honours degree respectively.