BSc Finance

BSc Finance

ABOUT bsc finance program
"Shape your future in finance; unlock opportunity and growth."
The BSc Finance program at FBIU is an intensive and comprehensive course designed to impart students with a deep understanding of the financial sector. It aims to develop competent and skilled finance professionals who can manage and navigate the complex world of financial markets, investment strategies, and corporate finance. The curriculum is meticulously structured to cover key areas such as financial management, investment analysis, portfolio management, international finance, and financial institutions. It includes a blend of theoretical principles and practical applications, encouraging students to apply financial theories to solve real-world financial problems. Our BSc Finance program is the ideal stepping stone for those aiming for successful careers in various fields such as banking, financial planning, investment banking, and financial consultancy.

Course Structure

Program run for four (4) academic years for UTME candidates and three (3) years for Direct Entry candidates.

4 Years Program

Intakes: From June
Year 1 - 100 Level

Introduction to Computer and Applications
Introduction to Statistics
Elementary Mathematics I
General Chemistry
English and Communications
Introduction to Entrepreneurship
Introduction French Language I

Fundamentals of Information Technology
Principles of Management
Problem Solving Techniques
Elementary Mathematics II
Electricity & Magnetism
Use of Library, Study Skills and ICT
Introduction French Language II
Introduction to Entrepreneurship

Year 2 - 200 Level

Introduction to Financial System
Elements of Banking
e-banking and finance
Principles of Accounting II
Micro-Economic Theory
Principles & Practice of Management I
Philosophy, Logic & Human Existence
French Language I

Banking Methods & Practice
Corporate Accounting I
Macro-Economic Theory
Principles & Practice of Management II
Elements of Banking Operations
Corporate Finance
Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Year 3 - 300 Level

Banking Practice
Investment Management
Monetary Economics
Financial Management
Innovation Management
Public Finance
Peace and Conflict Resolution
French Language II

Comparative Banking
Research Methods
Bank Lending & Credit Administration
Financial Technology
Introduction to Financial Tools Analysis
Finance Software & Information System I
Venture Creation

Year 4 - 400 Level

International Finance
Public Relations
Corporate Governance
Analysis for Business Decisions
Business Communication Skills
Law of Banking I
French Language III

Research Project
Project Evaluation
Capital Market & Portfolio Theory
Marketing of Financial Services
International Trade & Finance
Law of Banking II

Entry Requirements

Entry into 100 Level
Candidate must
- pass Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) with minimum required points in Mathematics, Economics, any other Social Science or Arts subject and Use of English.
- pass FBIU Screening/Post UTME.
- have Credit level in 5 subjects (English, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics), the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) of the West African Examination Council (WAEC) or together with an appropriate pass in the Joint Admission & Matriculation Board (JAMB) Examination, at not more than two (2) sittings.
200 Level Direct Entry

Candidates with pass in the General Certificate of Education (GCE) at advanced level in Physics, Chemistry and Biology (or Zoology) and also with a minimum of 5 credits in the following subjects – Physics, Chemistry, Biology, English Language and Mathematics at ‘O’ level: in addition to satisfying the minimum entry requirements through JAMB, or graduates with at least a second class honours degree (22) in related disciplines, but must also have a minimum of 5 credits in the subjects stipulated at ‘O’ level. Holders of Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) Certificate who must also have a minimum of 5 credits in the subjects stipulated at O’ level are eligible. Holders of Interim Joint Matriculation Board (IJMB) certificate with biology, chemistry physics subjects combination with at least 12 points, and also have minimum of 5 credits in the subjects listed above.

Transfer to the program (Intra/Inter University)

This is applicable for candidates that satisfy entry level and direct entry level above and other regulations of the University as reviewed from time to time.