degree in finance will provide students with the necessary background to embark
on wide variety of careers in finance, such as:
Corporate Finance: Graduates employed in financial management work in
any of several capacities. They may handle cash and working capital, do project
analysis for a firm's investment decisions, or be involved in raising funds in the
capital markets or managing risks.
Investments: Graduates who are employed in investments work as
stock brokers, bond brokers, traders, or in company research and investment
Banking: Graduates employed in the banking sector serve as
loan officers, or credit analysts. They also help manage customers' money
through the trust department or the bank's funds through its investment arm.
Consultation: Graduates employed in
the area of financial planning consultation generally work with clients to
determine the best mix of investments and insurance.
Real Estate: Graduates who work in real estate often work as
real estate brokers or in real estate firms developing, financing, and valuing
property. There are also opportunities in financial institutions or in the
management of a company's real property.
Insurance: Some graduates choose the insurance industry
working as sales representatives, analysts or actuaries.
Investment Banking: Employees in this area deal with fund raising for
corporations from capital markets through public offer of securities,
institutional placements of securities etc.
Treasury: Graduates in this area deals with risk management,
hedging, and currency trading.
Fund Managers: Manages investments of securities in financial
Islamic Banking: This is a fast growing area in the banking sector with
numerous opportunities for finance graduates having adequate knowledge in
Government: Finance graduates are often employed by government
agencies to conduct project analysis and manage public finances.
new major also prepares students who want to pursue graduate study in finance.
For example, the Finance major will be academically prepared to take the
prestigious professional certifications such as the Chartered Financial Analyst
(CFA), the Certified Management Accountant (CMA),Certified Financial Management
(CFM) and Certified Financial Planner (CFP).