A Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Finance and Accounting with the University of Zambia opens up a world of opportunities.
Not only will you graduate with extensive training in corporate accounting, but you will also come away with a sound understanding of critical financial instruments, key influential global institutions and markets, and the technology that drives the modern world of finance.
In addition, you will learn the fundamentals of financial decision-making in the presence of uncertainty – an important skill, particularly in recent times, for a career in banking, financial advising, fund management, merchant banking, stockbroking, or even in the national treasury.
After graduating, you’ll walk away with an accredited degree and find yourself well-positioned to join the workforce with eligibility for membership to the guild of Chartered Professional Accountants.
What is BSc Accounting and Finance?
The BSc Accounting and Finance degree combines the BSc Accounting degree with an advantageous finance component that broadens the knowledge of graduates in areas beyond a traditional accounting degree. Topics such as: financial market fundamentals, areas of advanced business management, investment strategy and planning, and portfolio management for clients on a global scale.
What is a BSc in Accountancy?
A BSc in Accountancy is an undergraduate degree that teaches the fundamentals of financial business management, philosophy, history, and communication skills – all according to a globally-recognized education framework. At The University of Zambia, our program will prepare you for the final examination to be a fully certified practitioner of Accounting (CPA).
The BSc Accounting and Finance subjects cover integral topics for career-readiness such as: business law, micro and macro-economics, corporate governance, entrepreneurship & small business development, financial markets & derivatives, corporate finance, investment analysis & portfolio management, and international business finance. Through these topics and more, our graduates leave our University with the knowledge and skills that form an attractive employment prospect for corporations across the world.
Why We Pair a BSc Accountancy Degree with Finance?
It’s well known that the traditional role of accounting has a primary focus on daily management tasks. Financial reporting and recording of financial activity of businesses and corporations across the world. But it’s a field that risks becoming obsolete with the advent of artificial intelligence.
That’s why we pair our BSc Management Accounting degree fundamentals with the latest finance skills to ensure that our graduates present an expanded offering to their employers. Taking the information gained through traditional accounting practice, our BSc Finance and Accounting graduates will be able to critically analyze data to project future growth, analyze expenditures, and develop overarching strategies that drive a company’s finances. A marriage of professional principles and processes with financial strategy and control with the objective of policy and corporate influence.