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BSc (Hons) in Banking and Finance

Programme Introduction

Finance is the study on how an individual or a company manages its funds. It encompasses the management of money at the personal, corporate and public levels. Students learn how the world economy functions and all the activities associated with money, investments, debts, capital markets; and processes and considerations behind the deployment and creation of specific funds. Banking is a specialized functions within finance and is an essential activity in the financial sector and a key conduit for all global trades and business transactions.

The programme offers an applied oriented approach to gain a solid foundation in banking and financial planning and executions. It is grounded on banking operations to equip graduates to go straight into a job in the local banks or financial institutions. It is ideal for someone seeking a career in the financial sector.

Programme Learning Outcomes

A. Knowledge

PLO1. Acquire a good understanding of key concepts and theories of economics, finance and banking and their relationships within the global business environment;

PLO2. Equip and apply the specialised knowledge and skills on subject matters of finance, investment, financial tools, data and risk analyses, and banking management;

PLO3. Equip graduates with sound understanding on the roles and responsibilities of a financial specialist to be effective contributors as individuals and in teams in organisations;

B. Cognitive Skills

PLO4. Demonstrate the ability to retain and deploy the knowledge and skills taught in lessons and practices with attention to details;

PLO5. Demonstrate the ability to apply knowledge and skills with confidence and professionalism in case studies, practical situations and in real-life internship conditions when available.

PLO6. Demonstrate good analytical and evaluative skills to solve structured and situational issues and problems through critical thinking, and logical sound reasoning;   

C. Interpersonal Skills and Responsibility

PLO7. Demonstrate ability to operate independently whilst also deploy effective communication and interpersonal skills to influence and operate as a team player and leader;

PLO8. Display good personal discipline, time management and teamwork skills to achieve desired outcomes (shown in assessment results).

D. Numerical Skills, Information Technology and Communication

PL09. Develop the competencies in the use of simple mathematics and computer software skills to conduct financial calculations to prepare and/or analyse financial statements.

To enter EAMU, students are required to provide the required documents and meet the criteria for admission as follows:

a) Admission documents requirements

    • Completed Application Form
    • Payment of application fee
    • Copy of Baccalaureate/Certificate of National High School Exam/Equivalent Certificate (Officially stamped & approved by communal authority)
    • Copy of Transcripts
    • Copy of IELTS/TOEFL/Equivalent English Proficiency Certificate (if any)
    • Copy of Birth Certificate/National ID
    • Copy of Passport for International students or Below age of 18
    • Recent Passport-size (4×6) Photographs (back is written with name and DOB)

b) Academic requirements for admission to Year 1

    • Possess a Pass in the National Bac II Qualification;
    • Hold an equivalent certificate to High School level e.g. GCE ‘A’ level.
    • Attain a minimum English proficiency of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent e.g. TOEFL or Cambridge English accepted to gain direct entry into Year 1 of degree course.

The Alternate student admission pathway entry requirements are directed at mature adults who have acquired sufficient working experience and competencies to contribute in quality learning in the classrooms.

    • Obtain at least a Year 10 certificate with minimum ‘C’ average;
    • At least 8 years of working experience with at least 3 years at supervisory or managerial level.
    • English Proficiency of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent.
    • Attend an interview with Head of school to determine suitability

c) Academic requirements for Transfer-in students into Year 2

    • Possess an accredited Degree Foundation Year certificate;
    • Attain a minimum English proficiency of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent
    • Attain an English proficiency of IELTS 5 before entering the Foundation Year course in the previous institution, AND complete a full year of Foundation year study taught in English medium

*Note: all Transfer-in applications need to be approved by MoEYS and may result in additional bridging subjects of Year 1 before proceeding or concurrently with Year 2 degree program.

Conditions for obtaining a degree

    • Students must successfully complete all subjects and achieve the total number of credits required by the program; AND
    • Write and present the Honours Thesis Defense report successfully; AND
    • Take and pass the Exit/state examination.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this degree is equipped with the necessary knowledge, skills and practical expertise to work in a wide range of industries and in both public and private sectors. Our Banking and Finance degree graduates can work in either the manufacturing or service organisations in positions such as:


Financial Analyst

Financial Consultant

Credit and Loan Officer

Bank Officer

Budget Analyst

Investment banker

Stock and commodities broker

Currency trader

Financial and Insurance agent

Why you need a degree?

For career

✓ The cooperate world wants graduates only

✓ Essential knowledge and skills

✓ Job prospects, Career Better income

✓ Management and business skills

For self-development and improvements

✓ Self confidence and resilience

✓ Independence and critical thinking

✓ Better social and communication skills

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