BSc Finance and Investment Management

Our BSc Finance and Investment Management course is a unique course designed to give students a broad knowledge of the financial and investment markets. Students will learn about financial trading and how to explore various investment opportunities within different financial markets. They will analyze existing financial markets to understand the factors which shape the modern financial services world.

Year One

In the first year, students will gain basic knowledge in a range of disciplines including finance, accounting, economics and business computing.

Core courses
Introduction to Finance
Basic Mathematics
Introduction to Accounting
Principles of Economics
Introduction to Business

Students will take Required and Elective courses from within and outside the department to make up the minimum number of credit units.

Year Two  

In the second year, students will begin to advance their knowledge of financial markets, accounting, insurance and investment.

Core courses
Principles of Finance
Introduction to Financial Systems
Financial Accounting I & II
Financial Mathematics I & II
The Nigerian Financial System

Students will take Required and Elective courses from within and outside the department to make up the minimum number of credit units.
Students will undertake a micro project organized in conjunction with a financial institution to gain exposure to real-world systems.

Year Three  

In the third year, students will develop more understanding of financial and investment management, banking, insurance and human behavior in organizations.

Core courses
Financial Management
Investment Management
Theory and practice of investment
Cost and Management Accounting
Research methods

Students will take Required and Elective courses from within and outside the department to make up the minimum number of credit units.

Year four  

The final year provides students with specialized knowledge in business policies and strategies, development finance, corporate governance and capital market and portfolio theory.

Core courses

Students will undertake their final year research project and present a thesis.

Students will take Required and Elective courses from within and outside the department to make up the minimum number of credit units.
Students will be prepared for employment and so they will take the ‘Employability and Career Planning’ course.