This programme is designed to cover the essential understanding that you need to prepare for a successful career in banking and financial services.

You will have the opportunity to investigate and analyse a range of issues relating to the financial markets, the core elements of banking and the financial world at large. In the first year you will get to grips with the workings of the sector both from an organisational point of view and in respect of the financial markets. The second year builds specific understanding of the commercial environment in which banks operate. In the final year the focus is on developing strategic concepts and enhancing analytical skills. There is also an opportunity to undertake a work placement within the industry.

BSc (Hons) Banking and Financial Services

Faculty of Business and Management

BSc (Hons) Banking and Financial Services

Course Overview

This programme is designed to cover the essential understanding that you need to prepare for a successful career in banking and financial services.

You will have the opportunity to investigate and analyse a range of issues relating to the financial markets, the core elements of banking and the financial world at large. In the first year you will get to grips with the workings of the sector both from an organisational point of view and in respect of the financial markets. The second year builds specific understanding of the commercial environment in which banks operate. In the final year the focus is on developing strategic concepts and enhancing analytical skills. There is also an opportunity to undertake a work placement within the industry.

Career Prospects

The local financial services sector is fast expanding and Mauritius is striving to become a dynamic and innovative financial hub of international repute. There is an increased demand for well trained graduates in the financial services industry. Graduates will be employed in banks, non-bank financial institutions (insurance, leasing, investment, global business, stockbroking), public and private sector.

Teaching Methods

The degree will be assessed in a variety of ways that are appropriate to the subject and learning outcomes within the programme. A range of assessment tools will be used including written examinations, coursework in the form of written assessment, reports and projects, case studies, and in the final year, a research project. However, some modules will be assessed wholly on the basis of continuous assessments. On successful completion of this course, you will be awarded a BSc(Hons) in Banking and Financial Services.

Entry
Requirements

EITHER Pass in: 3 subjects at A-level and 1 subject at subsidiary level at Higher School Certificate Examination

OR Pass in: 2 subjects at A-level and 2 subjects at subsidiary level at Higher School Certificate Examination

OR Pass in: 3 subjects at A-level at the London General Certificate Examination

Course Structure

Semestre 1

  • Effective Presentation Skills
  • Reinforcement de la Langue Française
  • Maths
  • Computer Applications in Business
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Economics
  • Principles of Management
  • Principles of Marketing

Semestre 2

  • Business English
  • Techniques d’Expression Orale
  • Business Statistics
  • Business Computer Environment
  • Business Accounting
  • Financial Markets
  • Banking and Financial Institutions
  • Introduction to Law
  • Personal Professional Project PPP 1

Semestre 3

  • Report Writing
  • Français: Aspects de la Communication
  • Research Methods 1
  • Advanced Business Statistics
  • Personal Professional Project PPP 2
  • Credit Analysis 1
  • International Trade Documentation and Payment
  • The Legal Banking Environment
  • Treasury

Semestre 4

  • Communication Skills at Work
  • Techniques D’Expression Professionelle
  • Information System
  • International Trade Finance
  • Principles of Investment
  • Credit Analysis 2
  • Legal Framework of Branch Banking
  • Supervised Project

Semestre 5

  • Effective Interpersonal Communication
  • Français des Affaires
  • Research Methods 2
  • Bank Regulation and Resolution of Banking Crises
  • Globalisation of Financial Markets
  • Macroeconomic Analysis

Semestre 6

  • Advanced English or Advanced French
  • Personal Professional Project PPP3
  • Financial Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Research Project
  • Internship (12 weeks)

Mode & Fees

Mode:Full Time (3 years)-full degree programme
Full Time (1 year)-top up degree
Part Time (4.5 years)-full programme
Part Time (1.5 years)- top up degree

Fees:
Local students (Full Time and part time)
No tuition fees
Administrative fees:Rs 5500 / year
International Students(Full time)
SADC countries:Rs 45000 / year
NON-SADC countries:Rs 80000 /year
Full programme-The course is run over 6 semesters (three academic years) on a full time basis and 9 semesters (four and a half academic years) on a part time basis.

Top up programme- The course is run over 2 semesters (one academic year) on a full time basis and 11/2 semesters (one and a half academic years) on a part time basis.

How
to Apply

In addition to a completed application form:
– A letter of motivation
– Academic Results
– Copy of your CV detailing your work history if any

Location

Available at Swami Dayanand Campus

Any further inquiries?

Please contact on the following email: [email protected]