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Faculty of Business and Economics
Banking & Finance
BSc (Hons)
4 Years
€ 5,000 excl. Additional Fees
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Banking & Finance (BSc)

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The Banking & Finance Department provides contemporary knowledge and professional skills that will enable students to succeed in a variety of jobs in banking sector as well as in other financial institutions. Through various courses of banking and finance delivered both at domestic and international levels, students will acquire all the necessary concepts, principles and skills which should allow them not only to obtain positions in local financial markets and institutions but also in international ones. The graduates of this program may also continue their academic studies by proceeding with a master’s degree in Banking and Finance or in a related field of study.


The courses of the program aim to establish a firm knowledge in business and banking & finance; educate students with a good command in written and oral English and build strong communication skills much necessary in the local and global financial world. The program’s duration is eight semesters and during this period each student is expected to fulfill a thirty calendar day internship at a financial organization approved by the Faculty so as to be able to acquire some limited practical knowledge in his/her chosen area of interest.


The four-year BSc program in Banking and Finance is a structurally well-balanced program requiring the completion of forty four courses equivalent to 132 credit hours. In the first two years of the program, students are equipped with a strong foundation in the fundamental concepts of business management, business law, computer applications, accounting, economics and statistics. Upon this foundation, the students of banking and finance department continue to build a more thorough knowledge in business finance, international finance, commercial bank management, international banking, more advanced accounting concepts and management information systems in their last two years of study. Students’ knowledge is also broadened with four departmental and four non-departmental elective courses all of which are encapsulated within the four-year program.


Throughout their study, students can utilize computing facilities equipped with state-of -theart personal computers, high-speed internet access and students can also reach university’s library sources (cybrary) as well as external electronic databases such as ABI Inform, EBSCO Business Source Complete, EBSCO Regional Business News and EBSCO Master File Premier much required in business research and project or thesis preparation.

Graduates are prepared for careers in banking and finance industry and can use their acquired knowledge and skills in a wide range of businesses that are involved in Mergers, JVs and Acquisitions, financial forecasting, securities and loans, money marketing, foreign exchange, risk and insurance, government and investment bonds, and portfolio management.

Year 1

Fall Semester

  • ECON101  Introduction to Economics I
  • COMP103  Introduction to Computer & Information Systems I
  • SOCY100  Intro. To Behavioural Science II: Sociology
  • MAT101   Business Mathematics I
  • EGL101  Development of Reading Skills
  • NH001 NC National History
  • TFL101 NC Turkish as a Foreign Language I 

Spring Semester

  • ECON102  Introduction to Economics II
  • COMP104  Introduction to Computer & Information Systems II
  • BUS108  Principles of Management
  • MAT102  Business Mathematics II
  • EGL102  Development of Writing Skills
  • NH002 NC National History II
  • TFL102 NC Turkish as a Foreign Language II (for non-natives)


Year 2 

Fall Semester

  • ECON203  Intermediate Microeconomics
  • BUS203  Financial Accounting I
  • BUS205 Statistics I
  • BUS207  Introduction to Law
  • CS201  Communication Skills I
  • TURK001 NC Turkish I

Spring Semester

  • ECON204 Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • BUS204  Financial Accounting II
  • BUS206  Statistics II
  • BUS208  Business Law
  • CS202  Communication Skills II
  • TURK002 NC Turkish II



Year 3 

  • Fall Semester
  • BUS301  Organisational Behaviour
  • BUS303  Human Resource Management
  • BUS307  Business Finance I
  • BUS315  Principles of Marketing
  • ECON305  Money & Banking
  • Departmental Elective
  • Spring Semester
  • BUS304  Operations Management
  • BUS306  Management Information Systems
  • BUS308  Business Finance II
  • BUS411  Cost Accounting
  • ECON306 Business Cycles & Forecasting
  • Departmental Elective
  • STJ 030 NC Internship - 30 calendar days



Year 4


Fall Semester

  • BUS412  Financial Statement Analysis
  • BUS423  International Finance
  • BUS424  Commercial Banking Management
  • Departmental Elective
  • Non-Departmental Elective
  • Non-Departmental Elective

Spring Semester

  • BUS404  Strategic Management
  • BUS410  Auditing
  • BUS427  International Banking
  • Departmental Elective
  • Non-Departmental Elective
  • Non-Departmental Elective



Banking & Finance Electives:

  • BUS213  Business Ethics
  • BUS422  Project Evaluation and Investment Management
  • BUS425  Portfolio Theory & Management
  • BUS426  Financial Institutions & Markets
  • BUS438  Financial Derivatives in Corporate Decision-Making
  • BUS445  Workshop in Export and Import
  • BUS447  Comparative Banking Regulations
  • BUS464  Accounting for Banks
  • BUS465  Special Topics in Finance
  • Non-Departmental Electives:

Accounting Electives:

  • BUS417  Advanced Accounting
  • BUS428  International Accounting
  • BUS429  Comparative Accounting Standards
  • BUS460  Budgeting Systems & Control
  • BUS461  Accounting Software Applications

Business Management Electives:

  • BUS406  Insurance & Risk Management
  • BUS408  Non-Governmental Organizations
  • BUS409  Corporate Governance & Family Business
  • BUS418  Small Business Seminar
  • BUS419  Research Methods in Business
  • BUS420  Contemporary Issues in Business
  • BUS430  Supply Chain Management
  • BUS444  Cross Cultural Studies in Organizations
  • BUS452  Advertising and Promotion Management
  • BUS454  Logistic Management
  • BUS462  Leadership and Organizational Culture
  • BUS467  Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Service Courses:

  • Language Elective I
  • Language Elective 2

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