BS in Business & Finance

General

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Program Description

The Bachelor of Science in Business and Finance is designed for students who desire a solid foundation in business with a particular emphasis on the theory and application of finance. Finance is characterized by a high level of volatility. This is why students will be trained to quickly navigate their way through such conditions by being flexible and inventive. Following graduation, students will have the capability to step into a position in a banking or financial institution and be well prepared to handle any given task.

Program Details

In the first two years, students will focus on completing the university’s General Education Program (42 US credits / 84 ECTS), which introduces five thematic areas: communication, data and quantitative literature, scientific inquiry, arts and humanities, and social sciences. In the third and fourth years, students will focus on topics relevant to their major. 

  • Program length: 4 years / 8 semesters
  • Credits needed to earn the degree: 120 US credits / 240 ECTS
  • GPA needed to earn the degree: 2.0 or higher

Career Opportunities

  • Chief Financial Officer of a business corporation.
  • Investment Adviser at a hedge fund.
  • Head Analyst at a financial risk management service.

Last updated Jun 2020

About the School

The American University of Malta (AUM) is an American-style university dedicated to higher education and research for an international community at the highest standard. The degree programs, research ... Read More

The American University of Malta (AUM) is an American-style university dedicated to higher education and research for an international community at the highest standard. The degree programs, research activities, and service to the community transform lives and serve society by educating ethically knowledgeable citizens, creating knowledge, and putting knowledge to work in a global setting. AUM educates a diverse student body to become ethically responsible global citizens, critical thinkers, and future leaders in an academically challenging learning environment. It strives constantly to innovate and enhance quality in teaching, research, public service and economic development. The way AUM delivers the degree programs makes up a crucial building block in the foundation of its identity. Each program guides students to building their knowledge from the ground up and structuring knowledge in a coherent and cogent way. It takes students all the way from basic principles to hands-on practice with the latest industry technologies relevant to their fields. Read less