Bachelor Degree in Economics and Finance

Duration: 3 years

Semesters:6

Students in this course are expected to gain the economic reasoning, quantitative skills and institutional knowledge required to solve problems arising in finance. This course will provide students with a systematic understanding of economic approaches to development and in particular, the role of finance and financial institutions. Students will be able to evaluate the merits of the various mechanisms of financing development and to understand the bases for financial policy. During the course students will develop the skills required for the analysis of development issues, and to understand the interlinkages between statistics and econometrics, and develop expertise on international trade and exchange rate policies and related economic matters. Additionally, students have the opportunity to study a range of options covering project and programme management, public policy, and development policy.

Modules

- Business Computer Applications
- Development Studies
- Business Mathematics
- Business Communication
- Introductory Macroeconomics
- Accounting for Finance

- Business Statistics
- Managerial Economics
- Financial and Monetary Economics
- Financial Management
- Basics of Money and Banking
- Introductory Microeconomics

Modules

- Research Methodology
- Management Information System
- Business Management
- Portfolio and Investment Analysis
- Financial Statements Analysis
- Economic Planning and Policy

- Entrepreneurship
- Operations Research
- Development Economics
- Financial Markets and Institutions
- Public Economics
- Finance and Security Analysis
- Practical Training

Modules

- Human Resource Management
- Business Law and Ethics
- International Finance
- Financial Programming and forecasting
- Mathematical Techniques for Economists
- Intermediate Microeconomics

- Development Finance
- Project Planning and Management
- Introduction to Econometrics
- International Economics
- Intermediate Macroeconomics

Minimum Entry Qualifications:

  • Form VI (six) with at least two principal passes in Accountancy, Economics, Mathematics and Commerce with total points not below 3.5 obtained from the scoring: A=5, B+ = 4, B=3, C=2, D=1, E=0.5, F=0 for those who completed studies in year 2014 onwards OR
  • Form VI (six) with at least two principle passes in Accountancy, Economics, Mathematics and commerce with total points not below 3.5 obtained from the scoring: A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1, S=0.5, F= 0 for those who completed studies before year 2014 OR
  • An appropriate Ordinary Diploma with second class or average of “B” pass OR,
  • An NTA Level 6 with at least Second Class equivalent qualification in the related subjects
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