Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Finance and Banking

  • Years to Completion: 4
  • Credit Hours: 123hrs
  • Language: English

About the Program

The BSc Business Administration with major in Finance and Banking aims to offer high quality specialized learning, engaging students in a continuous process of learning that benefit them to develop and establish a sound career in the financial sector. The Finance and Banking Major also intends to develop students‘ skills on the required tools for understanding investment, financial management and financial institutions and related areas and provide them the opportunity to further their professional development by undertaking professional qualification such as Charted Financial Analyst (CFA).

After attaining this degree, you will be able to work in:

  • Financial Analyst
  • Investment Banker
  • Bank Branch manager
  • English Language, Arabic Language and Math Requirements (minimum score):

EmSAT (English)

EmSAT (Arabic)

EmSAT (Math)






iBT 61

Computer-based 173

Paper-based 500


Starting academic year 2021-2022, the Admissions Criteria for Business Programs will be as following:

  • A minimum High School Average of 70% for Advanced or Elite Track or 75% for General Track or equivalent in Standardized International.
  • EmSAT score of 1100 for English Language or an equivalent English Proficiency Test approved by the CAA.
  • EmSAT score of 600 for Arabic Language. Alternatively, international students can register for a non-credited Basic Arabic Language course at the institution.
  • EmSAT score of 600 in Mathematics or equivalent.
  • Passing a personal interview set by the College of Business in addition to other conditions of admission set by the university.
  • Conditional admission can be allowed for not achieving the Arabic Language EmSAT score but not for English Language or overall High School Certificate.

A bachelor degree is granted after a successful completion of the required credit hours and cumulative grade point average as following:

  • A student must complete 123 credit hours as follows:
    • University Requirements Courses: 21 credit hours
    • Elective Courses: 9 credit hours
    • Core Courses: 51 credit hours
    • Major Courses: 30 credit hours
    • College and Free Electives: 12 credit hours
  • The minimum cumulative grade point average required for a bachelor degree is 2.00.
  • Transfer students form other institutions must complete at least 50% of the required credit hours at AFU. The last 30 required credit hours of the study plans must be completed at AFU
  • The minimum period of enrollment for the completion of a requirement is 6 regular semesters (inapplicable to transferred students)
  • The maximum period of enrollment for the completion of a requirement is 14 regular semesters.
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