Finance

B.Sc in Business Administration (Finance Concentration) at UCB are generally designed to equip students with strong conceptual and technical foundation within the area of finance. The courses offered in this program will also prepare students with specific finance techniques and financial decision making to critically evaluate various issues in financial markets, as well as how finance shapes business management within organizations.

Graduates of B.Sc in Business Administration (Finance Concentration) have a broad career prospects in various industries from banking, financial corporation, investment companies, insurance firms, capital market, research institutions, and public sectors. The graduates from this programme could work as financial analyst, bankers, asset managers, brokers, financial officers, and insurance officers. The B.Sc in Business Administration (Finance Concentration) taught here embedded employability skills in critical thinking, presentation, interpersonal, and communication skills across all courses. Many of our graduates also went on to form their own start-up businesses and became successful young entrepreneurs. The students can also take advantage of the services offered by the college, including skills events, training, conferences, internships, and placements.

B.Sc in Business Administration (Finance Concentration) also prepares you for taking professional finance qualifications such as certified financial analyst (CFA), certified financial planner (CFP), and certified financial risk management (CFRM).

 

Concentration requirements

This degree requires 122 credit hours. 

University Requirements (Compulsory) 9 Courses (26 Cr)

ARA101         Arabic                     

CSC101          Computing Essentials                     

ENG101         English I                     

ENG102         English II                     

MAT101        Calculus I                     

SBS155          Human Rights                     

ENG201         English III : Technical Writing                     

WCS201         Cultural Studies I                     

SBS206          Bahrain Modern History                     

 

University Requirements (Elective) Select 2 Courses (6 Cr)

ENG220         Themes in Literature                     

 

 

GRD130         Painting                     

 

 

LIT203          Studies in American Literature                     

 

 

PHL202         Business Ethics

 

 

 

PHL203         Critical Thinking Skills                     

 

 

POS101          Intro. to Political Science                     

 

 

PSY201          Introduction to Psychology                     

 

 

SBS201          General Sociology                     

 

 

SBS203          Human Development                     

 

 

SBS205          Communication Skills

 

 

 

WCS301         Cultural Studies II                     

 

 

WMN201       Women Studies                     

 

 

 

 
       

 

 Program Requirements (Compulsory) 15 Courses (45 Cr)

 

ACT101         Financial Accounting 1                     

 

 

 

 

BUS301         Entrepreneurship                     

 

 

 

 

MGT101        Principles of Management                     

 

 

 

 

ACT201         Managerial Accounting                     

 

 

 

 

ECO201         Microeconomics                     

 

 

 

ECO202         Macroeconomics                     

 

 

FIN201          Principles of Finance                     

 

 

MKT201        Principles of Marketing                     

 

 

STS201          Probability And Statistics I                     

 

 

BUS205         Business Law                     

 

 

BUS315         Internship/Practicum                     

 

 

BUS350         Business Communications                     

 

 

CIT311          Management Information Systems                     

 

 

MGT301        Organization and Management                     

 

 

MGT490        Business Policy & Strategy                     

 

 

 

 
         

 

Program Requirements (Elective) Select 4 Courses (12 Cr)

BUS251         Internet Technology                     

 

 

BUS310         Managerial Economics                     

BUS325         New Venture Creation                     

BUS435         Family Entrepreneurship Management                     

CIT231          Cloud Computing                     

 

 

CIT262          Multimedia Systems                     

FIN385          Financial Planning and Control                     

MAT102        Calculus II                     

 

 

MGT385        Tourism & Hospitality Management                     

STS202          Probability And Statistics II    

                 

 

 

Concentration Requirements (Compulsory)  6 courses (18 Cr)

ACT102         Financial Accounting II                     

 

FIN301          Financial Statement Analysis                     

 

FIN305          Commercial Banking                     

 

FIN351          Investment Management                     

 

FIN355          Financial Markets & Institutions                                       

 

 

FIN360          Corporate Finance                     

 

       

 Concentration Requirements (Elective) Select 3 Courses (9 Cr)

FIN338          Engineering Finance                     

FIN365          International Finance                     

FIN370          Portfolio Theory & Management                     

FIN375          Risk Management                     

FIN385          Financial Planning and Control                     

IBF301           Islamic Economics                     

IBF303           Theory of Islamic Banking & Finance                     

IBF306           Islamic Financial Systems                     

IBF309           Accounting for Islamic Banks                     

 

Free Electives (Elective) Select 2 Courses (6 Cr)

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"The Role of 5G in IOT" webinar

The webinar “The Role of 5G in IOT” will be held on 1st of March from 12 pm to 1pm Bahrain time. The speaker will be Dr Bilel Jamoussi- Chief of the Study Groups Department at the International Telecommunication Union Standardization Bureau in Geneva Switzerland. The webinar will explain how the ITU is bringing together governments, industry, international organizations and academia to develop consensus based international standards for 5G and IoT, and in particular, how this work is shaping smart cities. The webinar will also explore how 5G will support IoT applications across various industry sectors.