BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN FINANCE AND INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT

Application and Registration Closing Date: August 2nd, 2019

START:
August 6, 2019
DURATION:
4 Years on FT and 5 Years on PT/DE
ID:
BFI

Address

Dedan Kimathi Road, P.O Box 35243, Lusaka, Zambia.   View map

The 21st Century has provided a complex financial environment to profit making organisations, non-profit making entities and governments.  The need for critical analysis and dynamic judgment in such an environment requires decision makers, business advisors, and individual entrepreneurs etc. to possess certain skills. The Bachelor of Science Finance and Investment Management degree is structured with this background in mind.  It is a programme that is designed to enable a candidate to be an insightful problem solver and critical thinker in business finance and investment management.  The programme is meant to provide knowledge and skills that enhance decision-making and improves value creation in all forms of organisations and governments.

To qualify for admission to the BFI degree programme an applicant must have any of the following qualifications.

  • five credits at ‘O’ Level including English and Mathematics
  • Any relevant three year accountancy diploma from a reputable college or university
  • At least three ‘A’ level passes including Mathematics or equivalent
  • Any degree from a recognized institution
  • Part or full qualifications in ZIBFS, ZICA, CIMA and ACCA

DURATION OF STUDY

The programme runs for four years on full time, part time and distance education and not more than five academic years in case of any eventualities or unforeseen circumstances.

Year 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
Semester 1 Semester 2
Course

Code

Course Title  Course

Code

Course Title
BFI111 Academic Writing BFI112 Introduction to

Macroeconomics

BFI121 Introduction to Investments BFI122 Principles of Accounting
BFI131 Introduction to

Microeconomics

BFI132 Introduction to Quantitative

Methods

BFI141 Introduction to Finance BFI142 Introduction to Financial

Markets

 

Semester 1 Semester 2
Course

Code

Course Title Course

Code

Course Title
BFI211 Business Finance BFI212 Investment Planning
BFI221 Financial Accounting BFI222 International Trade and

Finance

BFI231 Business and Corporate Law BFI232 Derivatives
BFI241 Monetary and Financial

Systems

BFI242 Taxation
Semester 1 Semester 2
Course

Code

Course Title  Course

Code 

Course Title 
BFI311 Financial Reporting BFI312 Behavioural Finance
BFI321 Mergers and Acquisitions BFI322 Securities Analysis

 

BFI331 Advanced Taxation BFI332 Managing Strategic Risk
BFI341 Financial Risk Management BFI342 Portfolio Management

 

Semester 1 Semester 2
Course

Code

Course Title  Course

Code 

Course Title 
BFI411 Strategic Management BFI412 Public Finance
BFI421 Research Methods BFI422 Econometrics
BFI431 Corporate Finance BFI432 Innovation and

Entrepreneurship

BFI441 Financial Modelling and

Forecasting

BFI442 Dissertation

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