Bachelor of Arts in Financial Services

Application & Registration Closing Date: 12th January 2018

START:
15th January 2018
DURATION:
4 Years on FT and 5.5 Years on PT/DE
ID:
BAFS

The University of Zambia in association with ZCAS is pleased to introduce the Bachelor of Arts in Financial Services (BAFS) programme. By the end of the programme students should be able to:

  • Understand the scope of financial services in Zambia.
  • Evaluate the factors shaping financial services in Zambia and internationally.
  • Demonstrate the critical abilities of analysis, interpretation, evaluation and judgment as applied to banking, insurance, pensions and capital markets.
  • Collect and analyze business data to help in solving challenges related to the provision of financial service
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COURSE STRUCTURE

YEAR ONE

  • Communication Skills
  • Introduction to Law
  • Fundamentals of Accounting Principles
  • Introduction to Marketing for Financial services
  • Introduction to Economics
  • Introduction to Quantitative Methods
  • Introduction to Business Management
  • Introduction to Financial Markets

YEAR TWO

  • Financial Accounting
  • Credit Analysis and Lending
  • Introduction to ICT for Financial Services Providers
  • International Trade and Finance
  • Law in Financial Services
  • Financial Products and Services
  • Monetary and Financial Systems
  • Retail and Corporate Banking

 

YEAR THREE

 

  • Financial Reporting
  • Financial Management
  • Investment and Portfolio Management
  • Treasury Management
  • Financial Environment and Risk
  • Corporate Governance and Ethics
  • Management of Information Technology
  • Regulation of Financial Services

 

 

YEAR FOUR

  • Strategic Management in Financial Services
  • Life and Pensions
  • Research Methods
  • Dissertation
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Modelling and Forecasting

Options (choice of two from three)   

  • Retail Financial Services
  • Corporate Financial Services
  • Central Banking

MODE OF DELIVERY

Mode of Study:                      Full time, Part time and Distance Education

Intakes:                                  Starting in January and July

Teaching and learning methods: Lectures and tutorials, Practical classes, Group work, Discussions, Projects and Case Studies

 

ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS

  • Five credits at ‘O’ Level including English and Mathematics;
  • Diploma in Banking and Finance;
  • Professional Diploma in Banking and Finance;
  • Part qualified CIMA, ACCA and ZICA or equivalent;
  • Any degree from a recognised institution;
  • ACCA, CIMA, ZICA or Equivalent professional qualification or

At least three ‘A’ level passes including English and Mathematics or equivalent

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2 Comments

  • any exemptions for NATech qualifications

    maxwell mafuta Reply
    • Yes you get exemption with NATech. Please Visit student Admin for more information.

      Serah Mbewe Reply

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