The Postgraduate Diploma in Finance, Banking and Investment Management is aimed at providing working professionals with the knowledge and skills to operate successfully and professionally in the finance and banking environment. This programme is designed for students from any undergraduate background who display basic numeracy levels, and has been developed to provide the student with a theoretical understanding of concepts related to finance and banking, as well as practical application of the principles relevant to effective financial and investment management.
The knowledge of finance and banking will serve to create new career opportunities in both the public and private sector.
The School of Accounting, Economics and Finance at the University of KwaZulu-Natal offers a Postgraduate Diploma in Finance, Banking and Investment Management that has been designed to provide students from commerce and non-commerce backgrounds with the necessary theoretical knowledge to follow a career in Finance or Banking
For students holding any degree who have a basic numerate ability, this diploma will enable them to gain a focused, financial grounding which will complement their under-graduate degree. The knowledge of finance and banking gained will create new career opportunities in both the public and private sectors.
Career opportunities include corporate and investment banking, stock broking, asset management, currency and commodity broking, derivatives trading and corporate finance.
“FBIM Programme at UKZN has been a vital element of my academic and personal development. Studying on this programme has shaped my ability to think laterally and brought me a step closer to becoming a well-rounded fnance professional. I commend the staff of the programme for their impeccable selection of core modules in fi nance,banking & investment management. It is without doubt astepping stone to a life-long learning the ever exciting field of finance”. – Damilola M Aboluwodi BSc(Admin), FBIM Graduate & MCom(Finance) UKZN.“I would like to say thank you for how much you actually managed to teach us during that one year, I think you only realise how great a diploma it was, or is, when you start working. I will not deny that the course has provided myself, together with the rest of the group that fought it out last year, with an awesome grounding in the financial industry, which I have learnt is extremely tough.” – Bruce Campbell B.Soc.Sci & FBIM Graduate, M3 Capital
Lectures are held from Mondays to Thursdays between 17h30 and 20h30