The bachelor’s degree in finance focuses on the key areas of personal finance, corporate finance and investment, risk, banking and international finance, including general business subjects, which will provide you with a specialized, but rounded, program of study. The availability of options enables you to develop expertise in one or more areas, depending upon your interests. The degree is aimed at enabling graduates to succeed in the dynamic, fast-moving financial services industry.
Successful individuals in finance possess excellent critical thinking skills and the ability to analyze information. They learn the ability to identify and control risk, competency in decision-making and quantitative proficiency. Students engage with the unknown and solve problems creatively, understanding the ways in which various bodies of knowledge connect and overlap and understanding the limits of these bodies of knowledge. They gain an awareness of the world beyond the self in an open and intercultural way, a rigorous ethical understanding, a dedication to their vocation, and the realization of all these in action. They also learn valuable skills like leadership, teamwork, and outstanding oral, written, and electronic communication.