BSc in Banking & Finance (BScBF)

BSc in Banking & Finance (BScBF)

Program Overview

The Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Banking & Finance offers high quality, specialized education to students looking to develop personal and professional skills required for professional opportunities available today in the banking and financial sector. The program goes beyond the fundamentals of banking and finance education to include courses on Fintech, Data analytic, Cyber Crimes and Quality management providing a solid framework for students to build skills and competencies to pursue career in modern day banking and finance sectors.

The aim of the program is to develop students’ knowledge and understanding of the theories and principles underpinning banking and finance, and their application to retail and wholesale financial services within the broader context of globalized banking and financial services.

Program Objectives:

Within the context of achieving the Institute’s mission statement the BSc in Banking and Finance aims to:

  • Develop students’ knowledge and understanding of the theories and principles underpinning banking and finance, and their application to retail and wholesale financial services within the broader context of globalized banking and financial services.
  • Ensure graduates have the knowledge and skills to identify, assess and manage risk exposures inherent in financial institutions and markets.
  • Enable the development of intellectual skills including critical, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Support the development of a range of subject-specific and general practical and transferable skills.
  • Develop students’ ability to analyze, interpret and communicate financial information.
  • Develop students’ interpersonal, research, computing and communication skills.

Program Learning Outcomes:

On successful completion of this program the graduate will be able to:

  • Use a comprehensive range of theoretical and practical knowledge to solve complex problems in core areas of banking, financial markets and risk-management.
  • Critically evaluate the theory and practice of investment analysis for firms and investors to inform financial decision making.
  • Apply research techniques to collate and assess a range of information sources to prepare financial analysis using quantitative analysis techniques and reasoning.
  • Work independently to solve complex problems, and contribute effectively to completing, and leading, team’s projects.
  • Assess customer’s financial needs and recommend appropriate financial products and services.

 

 

Mission

The EIBFS BSc Program in Banking and Finance aims to offer high quality, specialized education to students looking to develop personal and professional skills required for embarking on a well-grounded career in the banking and financial sector. With the help and support of highly qualified staff, students will learn banking and financial theory and practice in a welcoming and top notch academic environment.

Program Objectives

  1. to provide students with a firm foundation of knowledge in banking and Finance to introduce students to accounting, economics (both micro and macro), and business Financing .
  2. to broaden the students’ understanding of the global Financial and banking institutions to develop students’ skills in quantitative analysis, Financial accounting, and other specialized and related areas such as e-banking
  3. to upgrade the students’ knowledge in general education areas such as English, Math, Statistics and Applied Sciences, in addition to enhancing their ability to practice successfully in the UAE, and Gulf business environment
  4. to enable students to apply their theoretical knowledge and learning at the practical level
  5. to enhance the students’ standing in the competitive job market in the banking and Finance industry and increase their employability in an expanding industry in order to achieve the objectives of the Emiratization policy

The Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Banking & Finance introduces students to the fundamentals of Banking and Finance and provides them with the skills necessary for a broad understanding of the theoretical and practical aspects of the banking and finance sectors within a global economy characterized by continuous development, innovation, competition and change.

01)  to provide students with a firm foundation of knowledge in banking and finance to introduce students to accounting, economics (both micro and macro), and business financing.

02)  to broaden the students’ understanding of the global financial and banking institutions to develop students’ skills in quantitative analysis, financial accounting, and other specialized and related areas such as e-banking.

03) to upgrade the students’ knowledge in general education areas such as English, Math, Statistics and Applied Sciences, in addition to enhancing their ability to practice successfully in the UAE, and Gulf business environment

04) to enable students to apply their theoretical knowledge and learning at the practical level

05)  to enhance the students’ standing in the competitive job market in the banking and finance industry and increase their employability in an expanding industry in order to achieve the objectives of the Emiratization policy

Duration

  • • English
    • Financial Mathematics
    • Computer Applications in Business
    • UAE Society
    • Islamic Thoughts & Culture
    • Contemporary Environmental Issues
    • Principles of Accounting
    • Business Communication
    • Principles of Management
    • Calculus I
    • Banking Theory and Practice I
    • Introduction to Psychology
    • Microeconomics
    • Calculus II
    • Business Statistics
    • Speech & Oral Business Communication in English
    • Financial Statement Analysis
    • Macroeconomics
    • Organizational Behavior
    • Banking & Business Law
    • Banking Theory & Practice II
    • Linear Algebra
    • Management Information Systems (MIS)
    • Technical Writing for Bank & Financial Services
    • Islamic Banking
    • International Financial Reporting Standards
    • Operations Management
    • International Economics
    • Business Finance
    • Business Practices in UAE & GCC
    • Research Methodology
    • Financial Markets and Central Bank System
    • Bank Management & Financial Services
    • Investment & Portfolio Management
  • • Investment Banking
    • Business Strategies
    • Bank Risk Management
    • Derivatives
    • Marketing Financial Services
    • Supervised Internship
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