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. The 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 earns 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.
Can higher academic degrees 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 the University of London and it means you guarantee work anywhere in the world!
About the School
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