The BSc Finance programme of Pan-Atlantic University provides its graduates with proficient mastery in finance and investment management decision-making. It builds them not just to be professionals but critical thinkers capable of managing the financial resources of various forms of organizations. The programme will equip students with skills and tools for making apt financial decisions and provide foundational knowledge of finance.
Our aim at the School of Management and Social Sciences (SMSS) is to deliver real-world business solutions in a rapidly evolving global environment and raise students to become responsible leaders. The BSc Finance course achieves this goal by getting the students attuned to the global financial market, with the capacity to make strategic contributions to the management of financial resources.
Students will learn how to:
- Analyze financial statements of private and public firms
- Draw insights to make optimal decisions
- Identify and evaluate investment risk, inflation, and other constraints. Draft financial plans and build financial models
- Manage firms working capital, and hedge foreign exchange risks.
- Construct and manage an investment portfolio to yield optimal returns.
- Make strategic decisions in the area of banking, investment, and finance.
The University has standard facilities, equipment, highly experienced and knowledgeable members of faculty who have both academic and industrial experience. State-of-the-art computer laboratories have standard software packages for financial data analysis.
Our programme promotes ‘learning by doing ’, hence the provision of software packages such as Infoware and Bloomberg market data terminals to educate the students on the dynamics of financial market analysis and securities trading. Also, the ‘Growmykudi’ trading platform is available as a business simulation game to harness the students’ skills in securities trading.
BSc finance has a compulsory internship programme for three months during the summer holiday of the third year. Students will serve as interns in top companies to learn and acquire practical experience. Any student who wishes to have a voluntary internship during other summer holidays can do so with prior approval.
The course content and evaluation systems are benchmarked with top institutions within and outside the country. Upon completion of the programme, our graduates have the advantage of belonging to the prestigious PAU and LBS alumni network.
O’ Level Requirements
Credit level passes in at least five subjects (in not more than two sittings) at ‘O’ level in a nationally recognized examination including:
- with any other two subjects in Arts or Social Science.
- Current PAU-Approved cut-off mark
- The required UTME subjects are English Language and Mathematics with any other two (2) subjects from Economics, Financial Accounting, Commerce, Geography and French or any other Arts or Social Science subject
In addition to ‘O’ level requirements, candidates must have one of the following qualifications:
- Minimum of two ‘A’ level credits in relevant subjects.
- International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB) in relevant subjects.
- NCE with merit in a relevant discipline.
- An OND/HND credit level in a relevant discipline.
- ICAN-ATS 3 certificate.