United Arab Emirates University
United Arab Emirates University

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.

Program Objectives

  • 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 Outcomes

Upon 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