Finance and Banking

The Banking & Finance Department provides contemporary knowledge and professional skills that will enable students to succeed in a variety of jobs in banking sector as well as in other financial institutions. Through various courses of banking and finance delivered both at domestic and international levels, students will acquire all the necessary concepts, principles and skills which should allow them not only to obtain positions in local financial markets and institutions but also in international ones. The graduates of this program may also continue their academic studies by proceeding with a master’s degree in Banking and Finance or in a related field of study.

 

The courses of the program aim to establish a firm knowledge in business and banking & finance; educate students with a good command in written and oral English and build strong communication skills much necessary in the local and global financial world. The program’s duration is eight semesters and during this period each student is expected to fulfill a thirty calendar day internship at a financial organization approved by the Faculty so as to be able to acquire some limited practical knowledge in his/her chosen area of interest.

 

The four-year BSc program in Banking and Finance is a structurally well-balanced program requiring the completion of forty four courses equivalent to 132 credit hours. In the first two years of the program, students are equipped with a strong foundation in the fundamental concepts of business management, business law, computer applications, accounting, economics and statistics. Upon this foundation, the students of banking and finance department continue to build a more thorough knowledge in business finance, international finance, commercial bank management, international banking, more advanced accounting concepts and management information systems in their last two years of study. Students’ knowledge is also broadened with four departmental and four non-departmental elective courses all of which are encapsulated within the four-year program.

 

Throughout their study, students can utilize computing facilities equipped with state-of -theart personal computers, high-speed internet access and students can also reach university’s library sources (cybrary) as well as external electronic databases such as ABI Inform, EBSCO Business Source Complete, EBSCO Regional Business News and EBSCO Master File Premier much required in business research and project or thesis preparation.

Graduates are prepared for careers in banking and finance industry and can use their acquired knowledge and skills in a wide range of businesses that are involved in Mergers, JVs and Acquisitions, financial forecasting, securities and loans, money marketing, foreign exchange, risk and insurance, government and investment bonds, and portfolio management.

Future start dates

September 2015
February 2016

 

Fees

Foundation and Degree level fees

Fees Fall - Spring 2015-2016

 

Moldovan Students  1000 Euro (+20% VAT)
International Students 2000 Euro (+20% VAT)
Application Fee 100 Euro

 

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Length 

1 + 4 year programme, divided into one year of Foundation studies and 4 years of BA (Hons) studies.


Registration Requirements

 

 Completed University Application Form

 A copy of the photo page of your International Passport.

 Completed Dormitory Application Form (if you intend to stay in the University accommodation)

 High School Diploma or equivalent recognized qualifications

 Evidence of Competence in the English Language. TOEFL, IELTS or equivalent if available. If you do not have these qualifications your proficiency in English will be tested upon arrival at the University, in accordance with the Foundation English School