United Arab Emirates University
Bachelor of Finance and Banking
The Bachelor of Finance and Banking offered by the Department of Economics and Finance prepares students for a challenging and rewarding career in an evolving business environment, where the know-how of all finance tools and techniques is a must. The finance major includes topics such as: Principles of Finance, Investment Analysis, Portfolio Management, Financial Derivatives, Corporate Finance, Islamic Finance and Banking, and much more, with emphasis placed on practical applications and real-life problem solving. Our program of study prepares graduates for decision-making positions in corporations and financial services firms such as banks, brokerage firms, investment companies and financial advisory houses.
- Effective communication skills.
- Critical thinking skills to the analysis and solution of Economics problems.
- Positive contribution to teams, as members and leaders.
- Ethical and social awareness.
- In-depth knowledge in a specialist field of business
Program Learning OutcomesUpon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Communicate effectively orally, using technologies to support the oral presentation of information where appropriate.
- Communicate effectively in writing, select and use information technology where appropriate.
- Apply appropriate technologies and techniques to the collection and analysis of information and derive appropriate conclusions for finance problems.
- Research, critically evaluate and interpret information to accurately identify finance problems and suggest solutions.
- Demonstrate autonomy and responsibility in their work.
- Apply teamwork skills and creativity in leadership and direction, appropriate to the context and level at which they are operating.
- Demonstrate ethical reasoning in relation to Finance issues.
- Develop an awareness of the civic responsibilities of the Finance discipline.
- Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of key concepts across the breadth of Finance topics.
- Demonstrate a good knowledge of financial markets and institutions from both a global and local perspective and be able to apply finance tools and concepts to real world problems.
- Utilize appropriate finance frameworks and theories to research and assess contemporary issues in the field and related allied fields where appropriate.
Required Credit Hours: minimum 120 hours