Banking and Finance Undergraduate Program (B.S., 4 Years)
The fundamental mission of the Banking and Finance undergraduate program is to educate and train high caliber, technology literate bankers and financiers with ethical values who are equipped with up-to-date information and who have the ability to make decisions and put them into action. To achieve this, the Department of Banking and Finance puts special emphasis on-student-centered education. Projects are given to students to encourage team-work and to enable them to put their theoretical knowledge into practice. Moreover, throughout their studies, students improve their presentation skills using contemporary technological means.
The aim of the Banking and Finance undergraduate program is to equip the students with financial analysis techniques both in theory and application. Additionally, the program also aims to equip the students with information technology skills applied in finance sector.
Students of the Department of Banking and Finance graduate with the ability to transform the theoretical knowledge obtained throughout their studies into practice. Furthermore, students learn to utilize rapidly developing information technologies widely used by the banking and finance sector prior to graduation. Our students can easily find jobs in international banking and finance corporations and get promotion in a very short time. The success of our graduates in their professional lives in Turkey and other countries is a clear evidence of the level of our education. The Department of Banking and Finance has modern teaching facilities such as a computer laboratory with strong Internet connections and a Reuters terminal, all providing an opportunity for students to follow the latest developments in the capital markets and finance sector worldwide. Furthermore, at the end of their third year, students undertake an internship in a financial institution. This practical training provides students with a link between their academic training and its application in business. EMU provides scholarships for high honor and honor students after the second semester of their studies.
Graduates of the Department of Banking and Finance have excellent job opportunities in the financial sector as well as in other sectors. Their extensive knowledge in technical finance, outstanding computer skills and strong command of the English Language make our graduates very attractive to businesses in the private and public sectors. Some of the businesses where our alumni have found employment are banks, financial companies, stock exchange, accounting offices, insurance companies, consulting companies, administrative positions in the financial sector and universities.