BA (Hons) in Finance

 Programme overview

The BA (Hons) in Finance is designed for students who would like to be players in global financial markets, designing financial management strategies or providing financial advice to governments, companies or individuals. Finance students will have the opportunity to learn the principles and applications of financial analysis, management, securities analysis, portfolio management, risk management, international finance, and strategy.

The graduate of this degree programme will be equipped with a broad range of relevant skills, including 'logical' thinking, problem solving and numerical skills such as use of statistical techniques used in the analysis of business problems. They will also be equipped with the generic skills of information technology, communication, creativity, logical reasoning, critical analysis and good judgment. They will be able to make right decisions in selecting projects and financial assets under alternatives with the goal of maximizing the value of the resources being managed.

Job opportunities:

Graduates may be employed by trading and merchant banks, investment firms, consultancies, treasury and risk management, stock broking, fund and portfolio management, international trade and derivatives trading and pricing and Stock exchanges.

 Awards: (students must register for a particular award in order to qualify for that award)

  • Diploma in Higher Education
  • BA (Honours)

 Mode of delivery: Full time and Part time

 Programme Structure

Students are required to pass 8 modules totalling 120 credits in each year (level). In total students must satisfactorily complete 360 credits (24 modules) with a combination of core and specialisation modules to be eligible for the award of the BA (Honours).

Please note that:

Programme structures may be subject to change and modules may be offered in any of the semesters in an academic year

 Modules in Level 1 (first year)

#

Module name

Credits

1

Integrated Language Skills in Business

15

2

Academic Reading & Writing in Business

15

3

Introduction to Financial  Accounting

15

4

Principles of Management

15

5

Principles of Economics

15

6

Computerised Accounting

15

7

Fundamentals of Finance

15

8

Business Mathematics and Statistics

15

 

Total Credits

120

 

 Modules in Level 2 (second year)

#

Module name

Credits

1

English for Professional Development and Communication in Business

15

2

Financial Markets and Institutions

15

3

Quantitative Techniques in Accounting & Finance

15

4

Business Law and Taxation in Oman

15

5

Investment Decision Analysis

15

6

Foundation to Business Strategy

15 

7

Research Methods

15

8

Corporate Accounting   

15

 

Total Credits

120

 

 Modules in Level 3 (third year)

#

Module name

Credits

1

Advances in Accounting and Finance

15

2

Financial Statement Analysis

 15

3

International Finance

15

4

Corporate Finance

 15

5

Security Analysis & Portfolio Management

15

6

Strategic Management

15

7

Small Business Finance/ Islamic Banking and Finance   

15

8

Financial Engineering

15

 

Total Credits

120

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