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Finance is concerned with monetary resources and everything related to it: assets, liabilities, banking, investment, credit, etc. Divided generally in three areas of expertise: public finance, corporate finance and personal finance, finance is very complex and requires solid knowledge and ability in areas such as mathematics, statistics, economics and sometimes computer programming.

Public finance deals with the finances of the state or the state divisions such as provinces, counties or municipalities, also including central banking system that have a great influence in the global economy. Corporate finance is focused on maximizing the profit or the value of a private enterprise by balancing risk and profitability in the management of investments and is the main area studies within a Bachelor or Master degree in finance.

Finance students will receive insight into business procedure and will achieve the capacity to make use of mathematical aptitude and take the organization's or client's goals, resources and options into consideration while making suggestions for financial growth.

The most common career paths for finance graduates are: commercial/investment banker, stock, insurance or real estate broker, financial planner, financial manager, economist, tax adviser, business analyst and more.

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Short Course Modular Foundation

The Modular Foundation offered by The University of Exeter is a short programme for those who wish to experience life as an international student at the University of Exeter where you will improve your study skills and knowledge in a subject related to your academic interests.

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Harvard Summer School offers several open-enrollment courses, specialized in Economics, such as "Principles of Economics", "Introduction to Managerial Finance" and "Financial Accounting".

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Short Course Level 6 Extended Diploma in Management (Finance)

Level 6 Extended Diploma in Management (Finance) is a 120 credit size qualification and is the equivalent level to the 3rd year of a degree that will enable students who achieve Level 4 and 5 Extended Diplomas in Management to progress to a BA(Hons) top-up in Business Administration and holders of the Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management to top up to an MBA.

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