BSc of Accounting, Banking and Finance

The aim of the Bachelor of Accounting, Banking and Finance is to provide the necessary education, skills and values to students who seek a career in a finance-related profession in industry, in the financial services sector, in financial institutions,... Read More | Share it now!

Programme Structure

The Bachelor of Accounting, Banking and Finance includes general education courses, courses in Finance, Business Administration and Economics and specialization in the disciplines of Accounting and Banking. The specialization courses are excellently connecting theory with practice and give the students an opportunity to deepen their respective fields. This objective is achieved through modern and alternative teaching methods and incorporating the latest developments in the field of Finance. The direction of Banking provides the student with a comprehensive theoretical and applied education in the field of financial services and markets, both nationally and globally. Students compose investment portfolios, evaluate credit risk and thereby acquire real experiences. The direction of the Accounting allows students to study specific subjects such as Financial and Managerial Accounting, Corporate Finance, Accounting Information Systems, Budgeting Training Budgets and Economic Studies, Taxation and Audit. In general, the accounting direction through specialized courses, aims to meet the professional needs of the accounting and finance sector.

Career Prospects

Graduates of the Bachelor of Accounting, Banking and Finance with the knowledge and skills they will gain will have excellent job prospects in the public and private sector. They will successfully pursue careers in the banking sector, in the provision of financial and investment services, fund management companies and insurance companies, as accountants, money analysts of investment programs and financial advisors. The career of a graduate in Accounting offers great job prospects for a successful professional career. This is supported in this contributes by he constant availability of jobs in the industry. Kostas Giannopoulos Professor of Finance Kostas Giannopoulos – Professor of Finance.

Code Course ECTS

Year: 1 Semester: 1

ECON101 Principles of Microeconomics 6.0
BUSN100Introduction to Business6.0
MATH103
Introduction to Mathematics
6.0
PSYC100Introduction to Psychology6.0
PEPS101Computer Skills3.0
PEPS103
Academic Writing, Communication Skills and Foreign Language
3.0
30.0

Year: 1 Semester: 2

ECON102 Principles of Macroeconomics 6.0
ACCN101Principles of Financial Accounting 6.0
STAT103Statistics I6.0
BUSN104Principles of Marketing3.0
GEED102
Introduction to Philosophy or
3.0
ECON110
Introduction to Behavioural Economics
3.0
PEPS104
Academic Writing, Communication Skills and Foreign Language II
3.0
30.0

Year: 2 Semester: 3

ACCN201
Principles of Management Accounting
6.0
FINA200 Financial Theory6.0
FINA202
Principles of Risk and Insurance
6.0
BUSN201
Organisational Behaviour
6.0
BUSN210
Digital Economy
6.0
30.0

Year: 2 Semester: 4

ACCN203
Financial Analysis & Business Valuation 6.0
BUSN103Business Law 6.0
ACCN215Business Taxation 6.0
FINA201 Derivatives Markets
6.0
STAT203
Statistics II
6.0
30.0

Year: 3 Semester: 5

ACCN310
Advance Management Accounting 6.0
ACCN306Information Systems for Accountants 6.0
ACCN315
Advanced Business Taxation
6.0
FINA304
Financial Risk Management
6.0
GEED104
Sociology and Anthropology
6.0
30.0

Year: 3 Semester: 6

ACCN202 Financial Reporting 6.0
ACCN305
Advanced Financial Accounting
6.0
ACCN311 Corporate Law 6.0
ACCN312Audit Principles and Procedures 6.0
FINA311
Financial Management
6.0
30.0

Year: 4 Semester: 7

ACCN400 Performance Management 6.0
ACCN401Corporate Finance & Business Ethics 6.0
ACCN403Advance Financial Reporting 6.0
PEPS401 Dissertation OR6.0
BUSN408
Business Decision-Making
6.0
30.0

Year: 4 Semester: 8

ACCN413Advance Audit Principles & Procedures 6.0
ACCN410
Performance Management II
6.0
PEPS401
Dissertation OR
6.0
BUSN412
Research Methods
6.0
BUSN411
Internship OR
6.0

Elective
6.0
30.0

 

First Year

Students of the Bachelor of Accounting, Banking and Finance will study, among other things, the material of compulsory subjects of Microeconomic and Macroeconomic Theory, of Accounting, of Financial Mathematics and Statistics, which is the appropriate foundation for their respective specializations.

Second Year

Students will cover important areas of specialization of the Bachelor of Accounting, Banking and Finance, such as Markets Derivatives, Principles of Safety and Risk Management, Financial and Operational Analysis as well as Finance and Estimates of Real Estate.

 

Third and Fourth Year

Offers the opportunity for specialization in Investment Analysis, Investment Banking, and the Financial Business Management and Banking. In the fourth year, however, the student must write a dissertation that will cover additional teaching part of the program. For successful completion of the course, students will be required to fulfil all requirements of the Bachelor of Accounting, Banking and Finance.

 

 

Third and Fourth Year

Offers the opportunity for specialization in Investment Analysis, Investment Banking, and the Financial Business Management and Banking. In the fourth year, however, the student must write a dissertation that will cover additional teaching part of the program. For successful completion of the course, students of the Bachelor of Accounting, Banking and Finance will be required to fulfil all Programme requirements.

 

Specializations

Accounting

The specialization of Accountancy offers a unique opportunity for the student to acquire the appropriate background for the professional certification of the Association of Certified Accountants (ACCA).

Students, upon successful completion of their studies, will be examined only in 5 of the 14 tests required for the successful acquisition of professional certification and ACCA professional qualification as a Chartered Accountant. Also the topics covered in some of the subjects of the third and fourth year offer the knowledge base for the last 5 tests for the qualification of ACCA in professional level. Moreover, graduates of this Bachelor of Accounting, Banking and Finance obtain comparative advantages compared to their authorized accountants who have only professional certification, since after acquiring a recognized undergraduate title may continue their studies at postgraduate level.

The specialization in Accounting provides graduates excellent career opportunities in accounting and consulting firms, insurance and shipping companies, financial institutions or financial organizations. Among other subjects, students with specialization in Accounting will be taught the following:

  • Fundamentals of Accounting
  • Advanced Costing and Management Accounting
  • Information Systems for Accountants
  • Accounting Computer Applications
  • Advanced Financial Statements
  • International Accounting

Banking and Finance

The globalization of the economy, the single European economic environment and global competition create increasing demands of quality, innovation and expertise of the employees in the banking and financial sector. The specialization in Banking has been created in response to the training needs in these new circumstances and needs of the market. Each programme graduate will be able to approach and solve theoretical and practical aspects of the financial and banking sector of a modern economy. Students of the Bachelor of Accounting, Banking and Finance will gain a comprehensive and global view of the subjects of finance and banking, which are directly related to the current and future needs of executives in the area of Finance and Banking, both nationally and globally.

The Bachelor of Accounting, Banking and Finance offers specialization in key areas of banking, such as Investment Banking, Labelling and Managing Credit Risk and Bank Management. Graduates of the Program, with their knowledge and skills, will have excellent job prospects in the public and private sector. They can pursue careers successfully in the banking sector, in the provision of financial and investment services, in asset management companies and in investment company programs as analysts or financial advisors.

  • Money and Banking
  • Principles of Insurance and Risk Management
  • Derivatives Markets
  • Financials of Real Estate
  • Adjusting Financial Services
  • Property Evaluation
  • International Financial Management
  • Purchase Bonds
  • Behavioural Finance
  • Financial Risk Management
  • Banking Investment
  • Banking Management

 

 

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