BSc Banking & Finance

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This degree focuses on global banking and financial services, examining the development, significance and challenges of banking and finance in the modern world.


You will study the following modules:

Start Date

September entry


4 years

Entry requirements

See below

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Year 1 Units

First Semester

  • Principles of Accounting    
  • Introduction to Business
  • Element of Economics    
  • Mathematics I        
  • Use of English I    
  • People and Culture of Nigeria
  • IT and Library Skills

Second Semester

  • Introduction to Management and Society
  • Principles of Economics    
  • Mathematics II        
  • Use of English II    
  • Logic, Philosophy and Human Existence        
  • Computer Applications I


Year 2 Units

First Semester

  • Introduction to Financial Accounting I
  • Statistics I        
  • Introduction to Finance    
  • Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
  • Entrepreneurial Studies I

Second Semester

  • Introduction to Cost and Management Accounting  
  • Elements of Banking        
  • Economic Theory (Macro) II    
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting II    
  • Statistics II        
  • Business Communication


You will study the following modules:

Year 3 Units

First Semester

  • Practice of Banking        
  • Monetary Theory and Policy    
  • Financial Systems        
  • Business Law    
  • Elements of Management
  • Entrepreneurial Studies II

Second Semester

  • Banking Laws and Regulations        
  • Comparative Banking    
  • Banking Methods and Processes    
  • Financial Management    
  • Elements of Government    
  • Research Methods

Year 4 Units

First Semester

  • International Finance        
  • Capital Market and Portfolio Theory    
  • Bank Lending and Loan Administration
  • Marketing of Financial Services
  • Research Project I        
  • Business Policy and Strategy, I

Second Semester

  • Investment Banking    
  • Project Evaluation    
  • Research Project II    
  • Business Policy and Strategy II
  • Analysis for Business Decision

The university campus is safe and welcoming with great facilities. There are plenty of social activities including clubs you can join and sporting events so there is always something to do or take part in.

Student at Nile University


Additional Information

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for this course are normally:


* Must have at least 5 O’level credits, including English, in no more than 2 sittings.

** For complete requirements, please check the 2019/2020 Jamb Brochure.

  • DIRECT ENTRY: Available
  • UTME SUBJECTS: Economics and any two Arts or Social Science subjects
  • O’LEVEL SUBJECTS: Mathematics, Economics/Principles of Accounting and any two Arts or Social Science subjects

How will I be taught?

The course will be taught in lecture and the students will be encouraged to do assignments and homework periodically (as deemed necessary) to aid learning and mastery of the course.

Career support

On graduating, you’ll be equipped to pursue a career in a number of sectors related to banking and investment, such as financial regulation, insurance or accounting. This course is also excellent preparation for postgraduate study.

Further Study

  • MSc Accounting
  • MSc Management
  • MBA Executive Master of Business Admin
  • Mphil Management
  • PGD Management
  • PHD Management
  • PGD Economics
  • MSc Economics
  • PHD Economics

Fees and Finance

In 2020/2021 the full-time tuition fee undergraduate students on this course will be N2,400,000 Per Session.  

Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance please see link Fees and Finance 

Sectoral Advisory Board

The Sectoral Advisory Board (SAB) was formed with the goal of creating a bridge between industry (private/public and national/international institutions) and academics considering the latest requirements of the industry and incorporating necessary components in the curriculum regarding overall development of the department.

Main Objectives of the SAB:

1- Development of 

a) Curriculum of the department 
b) Syllabus of the courses in the department
c) Institutional relationships

2- Increase the potential of

a) Internship
b) Scholarship 
c) Sponsorship

Roles and Responsibilities of the SAB:  
The roles and responsibilities of SAB are as follows:
The SAB develops and recommends new or revised programme goals and objectives.
The Sectoral of "X" Advisory Board advises the department head on matters related to undergraduate, postgraduate, research and outreach programs, including but not limited to curricula, accreditation, new programs, recruitment of students and faculty, and investment of resources. 


Structure of the SAB:

The SAB is composed of members from eminent institutions as well as members from industry and members of faculty of the department. The chairman of the Board is the head of the department.
The Board meets twice per academic year.

Members of the SAB:
The current members of the Sectoral Advisory Board are:




Dr. Cross Oghohi Daniel


Nile university of Nigeria

Efe Okpowe


Zenith Bank

Usman C. Yusuf


Nigerian Police

Rebecca O. Garuba


Guaranty Trust Bank

Chukwudi Nwaichi



Abubakar Mohammed



Mubarak Danbatta Mubarak


Business Tycoon


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