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. There is also an opportunity to undertake a work placement within the industry. Some of the key modules taught over the 4 semesters are listed below.

Diploma in Banking and Financial Services

Faculty of Business and Management

Diploma in 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. There is also an opportunity to undertake a work placement within the industry. Some of the key modules taught over the 4 semesters are listed below.

Career Prospects

The local financial services sector is fast expanding and Mauritius is striving to become a dynamic and innovative financial hub. 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 diploma 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 Diploma in Banking and Financial Services.

Entry
Requirements

Cambridge Higher School Certificate with at least 2 ‘A’ levels or completion of Foundation Course or equivalent pre-university qualifications.

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
  • Intership (8 Weeks)

Mode & Fees

Mode: Full Time (2 years) & Part Time (3 years)
Duration of Course: The diploma is of a duration of two years on a full time basis.
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: Rs 80000 / year
Delivery plan & Intake: The course is run over 4 semesters (two academic years) on a full time basis and 6 semesters (three academic years) on a part time basis.
One intake per year in August.

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]