BSc (Hons) in Digital Banking and Finance

The paradox of technological advances and evolving globalization requires multidisciplinary and integrative approaches to comprehend the exact realities in the banking and finance sector. In this context, the programme is designed to produce qualified, efficient, and skilled human resources in the field of Banking and Finance to meet the national, industrial, and regional needs with destructive technology. The program expects to provide standard theoretical and practical knowledge to improve those skills and competencies that can be effectively utilized on the job in collaboration with Coventry University UK. Therefore, the career development in banking and finance professions of persons who will be qualified in this Program will be more effective and faster. Further, they will have better opportunities and the ability to enter the industry both globally and locally as this qualification is awarded by Coventry University UK.
During the program, the student will be able to enhance their competencies as the learning environment consists of both local and global industry experts and academics which will induce the globalized banking and finance sector exposure promptly.

NIBM

Department

Business
NIBM Programmes

Campus

Colombo /
NIBM Programmes

Level

Degree
NIBM

Method

Full-Time/ Part-Time
NIBM

Duration

1 Year

Objectives

  1. To prepare participants for career opportunities existing in local and international organizations.
  2. To provide a broad exposure to banking, finance and technology perspective and to emphasize disruptive technology.
  3. To equip participants with the essential proficiencies of facing the challenges in contemporary business finance and banking field both globally and locally.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

For entry into Year 1: Advanced Diploma in Digital Banking and Finance

For after A/L Students – Full-time path

  • Those who have sat for GCE Advanced Level and qualified with a minimum of three (03) simple passes are eligible for the first year of the degree program or 
  • Those who have sat for GCE Advanced Level and absence of Three (03) simple passes should need to follow Certification in Business Management (CBM) during the first year of the degree program

OR

  • Those who have completed their GCE Ordinary level will have to follow Foundation Course in Business Management and after successful completion are eligible for the first year of the degree program

For professionals – Part-time path

  • Those who have qualified in GCE Advanced Level with Three (03) Years of work experience

OR

  • Those who have qualified in GCE Ordinary Level with Five Year (05) work experience

OR

  • Those who have successfully completed Advanced Certificate in Digital Banking and Finance 

OR

  • Part qualification of professional qualifications such as AAT, CA, ACCA, CIMA, CMA with the approval of the course director also eligible for the first year of degree program on Part-Time basis

For entry into Year 2: Higher National Diploma in Digital Banking and Finance

Those who have successfully completed the Advanced Diploma in Digital Banking and Finance 

For entry into Year 3: BSc (Hons) Digital Banking and Finance

  • Those who have successfully qualified in Higher National Diploma in Digital Banking and Finance

Commencement

  • Colombo – October 2022

Course structure and modules

Year 1: Advanced Diploma in Digital Banking and Finance

  1. The Financial System
  2. Business Communication
  3. Information Communication Technology
  4. Commercial Banking
  5. Banking and Financial Law
  6. Digital Banking
  7. Customer Relationship Management
  8. Central banking and Economic Fundamentals
  9. Financial Technology (FinTech)
  10. Credit management
  11. Risk Management and Compliance
  12. Non-Banking Financial Institutions
  13. Fundamentals of Finance
  14. International Trade and Finance
  15. Independent study

Year 2: Higher National Diploma in Digital Banking and Finance

  1. Introduction to Econometrics
  2. Investment Banking
  3. Financial Institution Management
  4. Principles of Finance
  5. Treasury/ Fund Management
  6. Governance, Risk and Compliance
  7. Financial Market Operations
  8. Management Information Systems for Banking
  9. Employability Skills in Finance and Banking
  10. Individual project and Industrial Training

Year 3: Final year BSc (Hons) Digital Banking and Finance

  1. Artificial Intelligence in Finance
  2. Corporate and Investment Banking
  3. Financial Regulation and Compliance
  4. Financial Risk Management
  5. Fintech Landscape and Transformations in Financial Services
  6. Machine Learning and Big Data for Banks and Financial Institutions

Programme Fees

Full-Time Path

  • Year 1 – Advanced Diploma in Digital Banking and Finance
    Course Fee: LKR 200,000  + Registration Fee: LKR 5,000
  • Year 2 – Higher National Diploma in Digital Banking and Finance
    Course Fee: LKR 400,000 + Registration Fee: LKR 5,000
  • Year 3 – BSc (Hons) Digital Banking and Finance (Weekends)
    Course Fee: LKR 750,000 + Registration Fee: LKR 5,000

 

Part-Time Path

  • Year 1 – Advanced Diploma in Digital Banking and Finance
    Course Fee: LKR 150,000 + Registration Fee: LKR 5,000

    • Year 2 – Higher National Diploma in Digital Banking and Finance
      Course Fee: LKR 400,000  + Registration Fee: LKR 5,000
  • Year 3 – BSc (Hons) Digital Banking and Finance (Weekends)
    Course Fee: LKR 750,000 + Registration Fee: LKR 5,000

Student loan facilities are available from BOC, NSB & NDB banks. Send us an inquiry to ask about payment plans and loan facilities.