The Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Banking and Finance introduces students to the principles and practice of modern banking, covering aspects of banking, international finance, economics and law.
In this program, students acquire a firm foundation necessary in the financial services industry and gain a clear understanding of the functions and internal operations of banks and other financial institutions.
They will also explore the fundamentals behind the assessment of financial needs and pairing of suitable financial products. Students’ inquisitive minds are constantly kept fuelled through dialogues on contemporary banking and finance issues such as Financial Crises, Quantitative Easing, Government Policies, Currency Challenges and more. The program is also designed to give students the skills to manage finance in institutional settings such as banks or investment houses.
Upon completion of the program, graduates will be granted exemptions from the following recognised professional body^
CIMA – Exempted from 4 CIMA papers and to take the balance 12 papers to complete the professional qualification.
Why study banking and finance?
When you major in banking and finance, you will have the opportunity to explore the movement and management of money. Finance is essential to our economy and no matter where you work, it is needed to fund activities. Here are a few reasons to study banking and finance:
A fast paced career – You will never be bored as you will have to be on your toes to keep up with the latest in this field.
Training and development – There will be multiple opportunities for you to advance your career.
Salary and benefits -It is one of the highest paying sectors in terms of salary.
Working abroad – As this is a global industry, you could find yourself working in another country.
Long term career path – The knowledge and experience gained in the banking and finance industry will open many other doors for your career.
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