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Finance (with specialisation in Banking)

BCom - Bachelor of Commerce
Location Curtin Mauritius
Study method On-campus
Study mode Full-time
Intake February, July
Duration 3 years full-time (6 semesters)

The Banking major will introduce you to banking practice and management, the different risk areas that banks are exposed to and the application of different financial models and methodology to manage these risks. You will also acquire the skills and knowledge needed to prepare and present holistic financial plan to meet clients’ goals.

The Banking major will also provide you with an understanding of international risks faced by banks operating in a global market place and the management of these risks.

In the Finance major, you will learn about investment evaluation, how to fund activities and understand the importance of the capital structure of a company. The course also provides you with an understanding of the structure and operations of financial markets and financial instruments including derivative instruments. You will also learn about security analysis and portfolio performance evaluation techniques.

Please note:

During your first semester of the Bachelor of Commerce you’ll complete common core units which will provide an introduction to the various aspects of business. You do not need to make a final decision on a single or combined major until your second semester

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Career opportunities

This course can help you become a:

  • Investment analyst
  • Credit Analyst
  • Business analyst
  • Business Developer
  • Underwriter
  • Operations Officer
  • Portfolio manager
  • Customer Service Supervisor/Manager
  •  Dealer
  • Financial Advisor/Manager

Credit for previous study

Recognition of prior learning is assessed on an individual basis.