Programs

B.Sc. in Banking & Financial Sciences

B.Sc. in Banking & Financial Sciences

Department

Department of Undergraduate Studies

Description

The degree aims to to promote a good understanding of domestic and international banking and agood understanding of financial theory and analysis. IT promotes an appreciation of the nature and functioning of financial markets and Omani Financial System and its products and provides specialised and innovative education focusing on the banking and financial sector in Oman. IT draws from international regulatory standards and practices in the industry and adapt to suit Oman financial system's requirements.

Entry Requirements
  • Diploma in Accounting, Finance, Human Resource, Marketing, Banking or its equivalent.
  • A direct entry into the programme after completing the Higher Secondary School level.
  • Proof of proficiency in English language (a score of at least 5.0 with reading and writing at least 4.5 in the IELTS test of English , (unless their first degree was taught in English) is a must.
Examining Authorities

College of Banking and Financial Studies

PROGRAMME CONTENT

It will take 4 years (8 semesters) to complete the programme on a full-time mode, assuming the student has met the entry requirements

Duration

Modules*

Semester One

  • Maths1
  • Principles of Business management
  • Financial Accounting – 1
  • Micro Economics
  • Technical writing -1

Semester Two

  • Principles of Financial Management
  • Principles of Statistics & Financial Math
  • Math 2
  • Business Communication
  • Technical writing -2

Semester Three

  • Intermediate Financial Management
  • Principles of marketing
  • Financial accounting – 2
  • Macro Economics
  • Electronic business

Semester Four

  • Financial markets
  • Money and Banking
  • Commercial laws of Oman
  • Financial statement analysis
  • International investments

Semester Five

  • Investment management
  • Risk management
  • Domestic banking operations
  • Supervision and regulations of banks
  • Oman and Islamic civilization

Semester Six

  • Management of foreign exchange
  • International banking operations
  • Baking credit
  • Research methods
  • Internship

Semester Seven

  • Bank financial management
  • Bank accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Elective 1
  • Research project – 1

Semester Eight

  • Omani financial system
  • Strategic human resource management
  • Research project -2
  • Elective 2
  • Elective 3

Electives

  • Islamic bank - Sem 7
  • Management information system - Sem 7
  • Investment portfolio management - Sem 7
  • Project appraisal - Sem 8
  • Personal Finance - Sem 8
  • Investment banking - Sem 8
  • Taxation accounting - Sem 8
  • Operation management - Sem 8
  • Financial services marketing - Sem 8

*Sequence of the modules may change subject to requirements

Registration

May - August

Contact Details
  • Mr. Sayyed Mohammed Danish - Director of Undergraduate Department
    danish@cbfs.edu.om
    Office lines: 24502288, ext:416