Finance

Finance

BSc and BBA in Banking and Finance with University of London and AUT
What is Banking and Finance?

Finance is the science that describes the management, creation and study of money, banking, credit, investments, assets and liabilities. It is also the study of the processes used in banking operations and investments.

Who are our international partners?

The BSc in Banking & Finance degree is awarded by the University of London and has academic direction from London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) one of University of London’s constituent colleges. University of London is one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in the world, and the LSE is internationally  recognized for its cutting-edge research and teaching; it has 16 Nobel prizes among its past and present faculty.

What are the benefits of enrolling in this major at AUT?

AUT offers the unique opportunity  to enroll in a dual degree programme and simultaneously study for a degree from AUT and the University of London. Graduates of the dual degree programme are sought after by top companies both locally and internationally. Most courses are taught by LSE professors who will visit AUT for intensive lecturing so you will get the same quality of education as if you were studying at LSE in London. Exams are held at the British Council and students who complete successfully. This program earn two degrees: a BSc from University of London under academic direction by the prestigious London School of Economics and Political Science- LSE, and a BBA from AUT duly accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education in Lebanon. The program consists of 99 AUT credits and an equivalent of 72 UoL credits. Also, your graduation ceremony takes place in London, as well as Lebanon.

How does the program synchronize education with internships?

This program enjoys the support of a special Advisory Board made up of public and private renowned figures in finance. This Board will offer students high-quality internships at international & local finance organizations and will open up important career horizons to the graduates of these 2 programs.

What higher academic degrees can be pursued after the BSc?

Graduates of the LSE-led University of London degrees have gone on to highly prestigious master and doctorate degrees, for example at the London School of Economics, Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard, Princeton and Yale.

What are the career opportunities available?

BSc in Banking and Finance open doors to employment in prestigious investment companies like Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Merrill Lynch, the Ministry of Finance or any agency related to it and in the financial department of any kind of company (banks, commercial companies, advertising agencies, hospitals…). hedge funds, private equity firms The future carries various opportunities as financial markets expand. Studying at AUT, you get a Bachelor degree from University of London and it means you guarantee work anywhere in the world!

Contract Sheets

General Education Requirements 26 credits
Code # Course Title Cr Prerequisites
Group A : Language and Communication (10 credits)
ENG 203 English Communication I 3
ENG 204 English Communication II 3 ENG203
BUS 210 Business
Communication Skills
3 ENG203
BUS 215 Business
Presentation Skills
1 Coreq. BUS210
Group B : General Business & Humanities (7 credits)
BUS 201 Foundations in Business 3
HUM 212 AUT Cultural Plus 1
HUM 318 Human Rights 3 ENG 203
Group C : Arts & Social Sciences (3 credits)
ART 205 Contemporary Arts 3
HUM 210 Arts Appreciation 3
HUM 211 Music Appreciation 3
POL 202 Globalization and Political Change 3 ENG 203
SOC 202 Justice, Society and Gender 3 ENG 203
Group D : Mathematics, Science and Technology (3 credits)
HLT 210 Health and
Wellness
3
NTR 201 Introduction to Nutrition 3 ENG 203
Group E : Health and Physical Education (3 credits)
HLT 200 First Aid and Safety 2
PED . Physical Education 1


Major Core Requirements 40
credits
Code # Course Title Cr Prerequisites
ACC 210 Principles of Accounting I 3 ENG020
ACC 215 Principles of Accounting II 3 ACC210
BUS 230 Business Law 3 MGT201
BUS 310 Quantitative Methods for Business Decisions 3 MAT221
BUS 491 Internship 1 Senior Standing
ECO 201 Microeconomics 3 ENG203
ECO 202 Macroeconomics 3 ENG203
MAT 221 Calculus & Applied Math for Business 3
MGT 201 Management Principles 3 ENG203
HRM 320 Human Resources Management 3 MGT201
MIS 360 Management Information Systems 3 MGT201
MKT 201 Marketing Principles 3 ENG203
STA 211 Business Statistics 3
HOM 260 Food Safety 3 ENG203
Specialization Course Requirements 24 credits Prerequisites
Code # Course Title Cr
FIN 221 Managerial Finance 3 ACC215
FIN 310 Financial Markets 3 FIN221
FIN 320 Corporate Finance I 3 FIN221
FIN 321 Corporate Finance II 3 FIN310
FIN 340 Investment Analysis I 3 FIN221
FIN 344 Investment Analysis II 3 FIN310
FIN 411 Bank Management
& Credit Analysis
3 FIN310
FIN 425 Financial Risk Management 3 FIN310
Free Elective (200 level or above) for AUT student ONLY 9 credits
Other Requirements for LSE students ONLY 12 credits Prerequisites
ECO 301 Intermediate
Microeconomics
3
ECO 302 Intermediate
Macroeconomics
3
FIN 385 Financial Statment Analysis 3
FIN 422 Financial Valuation 3