The course will equip you with an understanding of economics as it relates to the banking and financial industries. You will also learn about investments, in terms of valuing and selecting stocks, mutual funds, corporate and government bonds.
Combining knowledge of the banking and finance industries, a degree course in banking and finance will teach you all aspects of banking and finance. Course content will encompass everything from the transfer and growth of money to securities and insurance, among others.
Principles of management; macroeconomics; financial accounting; information technology; principles of marketing; financial planning; principles of banking; business communications; finance; managerial decision making; business policy and strategy.
A degree in banking and finance will usually take at least three years to complete.
Good grades in mathematics are usually required for acceptance into the course.
You can find work in financial establishments, trading firms and stockbroking firms in areas of administration, customer service, loans, investment analysis etc.