About the programme
The 4-year BCom (Honours with Research) in Applied Finance and Analytics is an undergraduate degree program that combines finance, analytics, and research to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the financial industry. The program is designed to equip students with a deep understanding of finance principles, analytical tools, and research methodologies, which are highly valued in the financial industry.
The curriculum typically covers subjects such as financial accounting, corporate finance, investment analysis, risk management, financial modeling, data analysis, statistics, econometrics, and research methodology. Students also develop skills in programming languages such as R, SPSS, and EViews, and data visualization tools such as Tableau and also build a career in research through quality publishing research articles in Indexed Journals.
The program's unique feature is that it provides students with an opportunity to conduct independent research projects in the field of finance and analytics, which enables them to gain practical knowledge and skills in the industry. The research projects typically involve collecting and analyzing data related to financial markets, companies, and industries and developing models and strategies to improve financial performance.
Graduates with a BCom (Honours with Research) in Applied Finance and Analytics can pursue careers in a range of industries, including banking, KPOs, investment management, insurance, consulting, and research. Job roles may include financial analyst, investment banker, risk analyst, data analyst, financial planner, business consultant, or research analyst.
Additionally, students may also choose to pursue higher education in the field, such as a Master of Finance, Master of Business Analytics, or a Ph.D. in Finance or Economics, to further specialize their skills and knowledge and advance their careers.