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Business Finance

Business Finance

On this course, students will delve into the complex world of business finance, from micro-studies to macro-finance.

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Course Summary

On this course, students will delve into the complex world of business finance, covering aspects ranging from company finance to the bigger picture of the UK economy. Students will investigate how big businesses weather the storm of turbulent economic times, with topical debate on the impact of Brexit on the UK’s businesses and their finances.

Students will be introduced to aspects of business finance such as investment, the finance of mergers and acquisitions and financial forecasting. They will explore what happens when a company becomes publicly listed, and gain an understanding of the relationship between a business and its shareholders. They will discuss specific business case studies, as well as working in groups to complete exercises such as creating a pitch for investment for a fictional company.

Finance is a lucrative and sought-after career, and attendance on this course will stand students in good stead for pursuing jobs in this sector. Students will gain an excellent introduction to the world of business finance during their time on this course, providing valuable knowledge and experience that can be mentioned on CVs and in job applications. Students who wish to pursue a career in business or finance will have the chance to quiz our expert teachers about university applications and what employers in this sector look for in candidates.

Course Outcomes

What will you get out of the Business and Finance Summer Course?

In addition to expanding their knowledge of business finance, students will also develop important transferable skills during their time on this course. For example, opportunities for debate help develop students’ confidence in public speaking, while group exercises strengthen their ability to work effectively in a team. These skills will prove useful for any future job, whether students choose to pursue business finance or any other career.


No knowledge of business finance is necessary for this course, but students are expected to have an interest in business and to be familiar with current issues affecting the world’s economy and businesses.


Oxford College Accommodation

  • Location Oxford
  • Ages Ages: 12+, 13-15, 16-18, 19+
  • Bedroom Type Single and twin
  • Bathroom Type En-suite & Shared (single gender)
  • Year Built Founded in 1096 (University of Oxford)

Cambridge University Accommodation

  • Location Cambridge
  • Ages Ages: 13-15, 16-18
  • Bedroom Type Single and twin
  • Bathroom Type En-suite & shared (single gender)
  • Year Built Founded in 1209 (University of Cambridge)

Imperial College London

  • Location London
  • Ages Ages: 16-18
  • Bedroom Type Single
  • Bathroom Type En-suite
  • Year Built Founded in 1907

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Business Finance is part of the Broadening Horizons programme.

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