Business finance is concerned with the principles of capital and investment in a commercial setting.
If you have an interest in the broad spectrum of financial disciplines including economics, statistics, and accounting, the UOWD's Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) - Finance in UAE will provide you with the specialized skills to help you succeed in a growing international business sector. The program will help you gain an in-depth understanding of the role of financial management in business, including how to solve financial problems and identify, justify and communicate financial advice, based on a range of social, economic and regulatory factors.
4 Years - Full-time
IntakesSpring - FebruarySummer - JuneAutumn - September
Tuition FeesAED 232,943USD 63,472(VAT 5% inclusive)
You will also acquire knowledge about the role of financial institutions, particularly the operation of securities markets, to develop an understanding of how companies raise capital and choose between investment options and understand how financial institutions operate in the current business environment.
The UAE’s rapid growth as a major international business hub means there is a wealth of employment possibilities in the financial services sector. There are also opportunities for employment in global banks and international financial consultancy firms. Graduates of the BCom in Finance can undertake professional roles such as:
Accreditation and Recognition
This program is accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education - Higher Education Affairs and is fully recognized within the UAE, GCC nations and internationally for further education and employment in the private and public sectors.
In addition, the program is quality assured by UOW, which is registered with the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA), the national regulator of the higher education sector in Australia. UOWD graduates have the opportunity to exchange their UOWD degrees for the equivalent UOW Australia degree after completion.
To qualify for the award of the degree of Bachelor of Commerce (Finance), a candidate shall accrue an aggregate of at least 204 Credit Points (cp) which include 60 cp of General Education, 54 cp from program core, 6 cp Capstone subject and the specific major requirements.
ACCY200 Financial Accounting II A
ECON339 Applied Financial Modelling
FIN 222 Corporate Finance
FIN 223 Investment Analysis
FIN 226 Financial Markets and Institutions
FIN 322 Advanced Corporate Finance
FIN 323 Portfolio Analysis
Plus one of the subjects from the following list:
FIN 324Financial Statement Analysis
FIN 351 International Finance
Plus 6 electives. Zero level subjects cannot be taken as electives
ACCY111 Accounting Fundamentals in Society
COMM101 Principles of Responsible Business
COMM121 Statistics for Business
ECON100 Economic Essentials for Business
FIN 111 Introductory Principles of Finance
MARK101 Marketing Principles
OPS 216 Operations Management
MGNT110 Introduction to Management
One subject from the following 3 options (6cp):
ACCY112 Accounting in Organisations*
ECON102 Economics and Society
MGNT102 Business Communications
COMM331 (Capstone) Integrative Business Capstone
*Students majoring in Accountancy or Finance must undertake ACCY112. Students majoring in International Business are strongly encouraged to take ECON102.
General Education (GED)
Students are required to complete 60 credit points of General Education from the following seven (7) categories:
English, Arabic or other languages (18cp)
GED 010 Academic Study Skills 1
GED 020 Academic Study Skills 2
Information Technology and Mathematics (12cp)
MATH060 Foundation Mathematics for Business
OPS 113 Business Oriented Information Systems
Islamic Studies or History or Culture (6cp)
ARTS017 Islamic Culture
One subject from Natural or Physical Sciences (6cp)
ENVI030 Environmental Science
PHYS030 Foundation Physics
One subject from Humanities or Arts (6cp)
ARTS035 Introduction to Philosophy
LAW 101 Law, Business and Society
One subject from Social or Behavioural Sciences (6cp)
PSYC015 Introduction to Psychology
SOC 103 Introduction to Sociology
Innovation and Entrepreneurship (6cp)
INE 301 Fundamentals of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Students are expected to complete 6 electives (30 cp) from 100, 200 or 300 levels.