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Master of Commerce in Banking and Finance

Programme Type : Full Time

Fees : Fees

Faculty : Commerce

Entry requirements : A Bachelor’s Degree (NCQF Level 7) in Banking & Finance

Department :  Masters

 

Programme Duration :  2 Years

RATIONALE 

The purpose of the Master of Commerce in Banking is to equip candidates with the necessary competencies required to provide research based solutions to the regulatory and technological challenges faced by the financial sector in today’s competitive environment. Furthermore, the programme will prepare candidates to work in a fast-paced, dynamic financial sector in the area of corporate finance, portfolio risk management, financial risk, global financial markets and their regulation. In addition, this learning programme will enable candidates to read, interpret and reformulate financial statements and as well as propose appropriate financial risk management models to address operational and other risks associated with financial organizations. The Master of Commerce in Banking and Finance will assist to close the human resources gap by availing graduates who are equipped with the relevant skills such as securities, liquidity and risk management as well as the analysis of credit, interest rates and financial statements. Furthermore, one of the major issues in NDP10 is to sustain the economy by promoting private sector growth and development. The Master of Commerce in Banking and Finance bids to shift from reliance on government expenditure for economic growth to that which is private sector driven. Botswana will benefit from Master of Commerce in Banking and Finance graduates equipped with skills in analysis, interpretation, and understanding of the financial system principles and methods in industry and commerce to drive economic growth. Therefore, the proposed Master of Commerce in Banking and Finance is expected to contribute towards the human capital development with specialization in the financial services sector.

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES 

  • Financial Analysts 
  • Financial Planners 
  • Investment Bankers 
  • Bank Managers 
  • Credit Managers 
  • Portfolio Managers 
  • Stock Brokers 
  • Treasurers 
  • Investment Analysts 
  • Financial Advisors
  • Business Development Managers 
  • Project Managers

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 

Applicants should possess: 

    1. A Bachelor’s Degree (NCQF Level 7) in Banking & Finance or any other related area from a recognized institution OR 
  • ii. Candidates who do not have the minimum academic qualifications stated above, but have five years relevant work experience in a related field, or having any recognized Degree will be considered upon satisfying the requirements of the Academic Affairs Board that might include an entrance interview.

DURATION 

The programme will run over a duration of 2 years on full time and 2.5 years on part-time basis. The modes of delivery will be as follows: Conventional, Blended Learning (online & face to face), Block Release and Evening School.

Upcoming Events

04
Jul
ALUMTALKS: LIVING YOUR BRAND – 04 JULY 2024
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
BA ISAGO Convention Center, 11 Koi Street,Peolwane, Gaborone, Botswana