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Why study Banking and Finance

Why study Banking and Finance

Why you should study banking & finance?

There’s never been a more exciting time or place to join the field of banking and finance. New technologies and the rise of the borderless business ensure endless opportunities for our graduates.   Banking and finance is a unique business niche. It combines creative but serious research with a practical mathematical foundation. By studying banking and finance, you become part of an ever-changing, fascinating field that can profoundly impact the way we live.

Banking and Finance ROCKS!

How is banking and finance used in the real world?

“Banking and finance qualification can take you anywhere. You’ll enjoy a challenging and vibrant career with the world’s biggest businesses, or achieve stellar academic success.”

 Prof. Sanel Halilbegovic, Head of Department of Banking and Finance


"I truly believe you'll see more and more of our graduates in top academic and professional positions in BiH and around the World."                                           

Prof. Sanel Halilbegovic, Head of Department of Banking and Finance


“International Banking and Finance dominates the global economy.   Understanding the key mechanisms of it, will accelerate you to success”,  

Prof. Malcolm Duerod, Harvard University graduate


What do Banking and Finance courses cover?

Our cutting-edge courses cement us as the leading finance school in BiH and the region.

Core courses include following topics: Stock Trading, Investments, Corporate Finance, Asset Pricing, Financial Management etc.

By studying Banking and Finance at International Burch University you will be able to:

  • Understand how organizations make financial policies and decisions. This can involve capital structure, investments, mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, security issuance, dividends and ownership structure
  • Identify what organizations can do to benefit their shareholders
  • Explain how security prices evolve and are determined
  • Determine price equilibrium
  • Discuss the ways rational agents attempting arbitrage can link prices in different markets
  • Describe how market makers in exchanges match buyers and sellers (market microstructure)
  • Utilize financial information to trade and discuss how this enters the pricing mechanisms
  • Explain the ways intermediaries (such as money managers and hedge funds) affect markets and prices
  • Discuss whether observed prices and investment decisions can be rationalized by models of optimizing agents