A Bachelor of Science in Banking and Finance (BSc Banking and Finance) is an undergraduate degree program that focuses on providing students with a comprehensive understanding of the banking and financial industry. The program is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills required for various roles in banking, finance, investment, and related fields.
Duration: Typically a three-year program, divided into six semesters.
Curriculum: The curriculum includes a mix of core subjects, electives, and practical training to offer a well-rounded education in banking and finance.
Specializations: Some programs offer elective courses, allowing students to specialize in specific areas such as Risk Management, Financial Modeling, Islamic Banking, Behavioral Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Real Estate Finance, etc.
Principles of Accounting, Microeconomics, Business Mathematics and Statistics, Introduction to Banking and Financial Services, Principles of Management, Business Communication.
Financial Accounting, Macroeconomics, Quantitative Techniques for Finance, Banking Operations and Procedures, Organizational Behavior, Legal Aspects of Banking.
Corporate Finance, Financial Markets and Institutions, Business Research Methods, Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management, Business Ethics and Corporate, Governance, Elective Course I (e.g., Risk Management, Financial Modeling, etc.).
International Finance, Financial Statement Analysis, Banking Regulations and Compliance, Financial Risk Management, Elective Course II (e.g., Islamic Banking, Behavioral Finance, etc.), Summer Internship/Training.
Financial Derivatives, Strategic Management, Taxation and Tax Planning, Elective Course III (e.g., Mergers and Acquisitions, Real Estate Finance, etc.), Elective Course IV (from the earlier electives or other specialized topics), Dissertation/Thesis.
Entrepreneurship and Small Business Finance, Banking and Finance in the Digital Age, Elective Course V (from the earlier electives or other specialized topics), Elective Course VI (from the earlier electives or other specialized topics), Final Project and Presentation.