David Latham - Programme Leader
David Latham is the Programme Leader for the BA (Hons) Business and Finance. His research interests include Behavioural Finance and Corporate Finance.Academic Staff List
Welcome to BA (Hons) Business and Finance
How You Study
What You Need to Know
We want you to have all the information you need to make an informed decision on where and what you want to study. To help you choose the course that’s right for you, we aim to bring to your attention all the important information you may need. Our What You Need to Know page offers detailed information on key areas including contact hours, assessment, optional modules, and additional costs.
An Introduction to Your Modules
† Some courses may offer optional modules. The availability of optional modules may vary from year to year and will be subject to minimum student numbers being achieved. This means that the availability of specific optional modules cannot be guaranteed. Optional module selection may also be affected by staff availability.
How you are assessed
Entry Requirements 2023-24
This course provides exemptions from elements of examination for the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Depending on the exemptions sought, students may be required to undertake specific modules. Other exemptions are achieved upon completion of the course. These include: Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Papers F1, F2 and F3 on completion of the degree, and F9 on completion of modules Financial Management and Advanced Financial Management.
Student Managed Investment Fund
Lincoln International Business School offers the Student Managed Investment Fund (LSMIF), which is an investment fund created, operated, and maintained by students within the school, with everything running within the real-world environment of finance.
Students will be managing real money with the with objective of positive returns whilst managing risk. Industry veteran and long-time lecturer Hao Quach will help support the students throughout, with many years of experience in all aspects of investment banking and 20 years teaching in multiple countries, Hao will use his experience to ensure the stability of the fund and provide guidance. Find out more about the Student Managed Investment Fund.
Work Placement Year
All full-time students on this course have the opportunity to take a year-long work placement after the second year. A work placement can allow students to gain experience and apply their learning in practice. Those who choose this route do not pay tuition fees for that year but will be required to cover their own travel, accommodation, and general living costs. Students are expected to source their own placement, and tutors can provide support during the process if required.
There are also opportunities for relevant work experience and career development as part of the degree course itself, as well as through various other Lincoln International Business School and University schemes. For more information, visit LIBS work placements pages.
"The course was excellent for broadening your knowledge of both the financial and wider objectives of a business. It had many modules and this was something that attracted me to the course as there were plenty of options throughout the three years."Bhavesh Bhagwanji, BA (Hons) Business and Finance graduate
A wide variety of opportunities exist in many areas of business and finance around the world. These include roles in financial management, investment banking, advertising, marketing, e-commerce, human resources, and project management.
Working in Partnership
Lincoln International Business School works with students and organisations to enhance the contribution of business to society. For students, that means developing their business skills and knowledge to improve their career readiness.
The University of Lincoln is a member of AACSB, a global nonprofit association connecting educators, students, and businesses to achieve a common goal: to create the next generation of great leaders. Find out more.
Visit Us in Person
The best way to find out what it is really like to live and learn at Lincoln is to join us for one of our Open Days. Visiting us in person is important and will help you to get a real feel for what it might be like to study here.Book Your Place
Accountancy and Finance
Accountants play an integral role in the business world, providing the financial information needed to inform the decisions of an organisation.
Banking and Finance
The banking sector offers lucrative and rewarding careers for graduates with the skills and drive to succeed in a highly competitive global industry.
Economics and Finance
Making the right decisions at the right time in finance requires foresight and understanding of the factors at work.