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BANKING AND FINANCE

Financial Management III (Module 1) - FMA3M1X
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: This module covers the time value of money, risk and return, capital budgeting techniques: certainty, risk and some refinements, the cost of capital, dividend policy, hybrid and derivative securities.
Banking III - BAN3701
Under Graduate Degree,Diploma Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: BAN2601
Purpose: This module will be especially useful to students who are following or planning to follow a career in banking and who have an interest in investment management. The purpose of the module is to provide students with the knowledge necessary to understand the investment process, investment alternatives and return and risk in the investment context. It will equip students with the skills to undertake technical analysis and to manage portfolios.
Banking : Treasury Management - BAN3702
Diploma,Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Pre-requisite: BAN2602
Purpose: This module is especially intended for students in the banking and other financial services sectors who are, or intend to become, involved in the management processes of the bank. The recent changes in the bank environment globally have necessitated the development of a broader range of higher level competencies in bank management, including in the field of Treasury Management. The purpose of the module is to provide the student with relevant competencies and capabilities (knowledge, skills, norms and values) in bank treasury management.
Financial Management - FIN3701
Under Graduate Degree,Diploma Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English,Afrikaans
Pre-requisite: FIN2601 or MNF2023
Purpose: To enable students to gain insight into investment decisions; financing decisions; optimal capital budget; target capital structure; dividend theory and dividend policy.
Working Capital Management - FIN3702
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in Afrikaans,English Module presented online
Pre-requisite: FIN2601 or MNF2023
Purpose: To enable students to manage the working capital of a firm; cash; credit management and accounts receivable; inventory; financing working capital.
Financial Management IV - FMA401V
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree,Diploma Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 24
Module presented in English
Purpose: Task and terrain of the financial manager, the capital structure of the business, capital budgeting and the time value of money, working capital policy, the budgetary process, financial analysis and planning, inflation and its effect on financial decision-making, taxation and its effects on financial decision making, dividend policy, acquisitions, mergers, prediction of business failure and issues and concepts in financial management.
Financial Institutions Management - BAN4801
Honours,Post Graduate Diploma Year module NQF level: 8 Credits: 24
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: This module will be useful to students who are following or planning to follow a career in banking and financial institutions management. Students credited with this module will be able to identify the risks faced by various financial institutions and use it as a basis for managing financial institutions.
Advanced Financial Management - FIN4801
Honours,Post Graduate Diploma Year module NQF level: 8 Credits: 24
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: To provide students with an advanced understanding of the financial functions of an enterprise, financial forecasting, risk and return measurements and valuation problems. The forms of capital, cost of capital, financial structures, investment decisions, dividend policies, management of current assets, growth, expansion and reorganisation of an enterprise are covered in detail.
Banking: Introduction - BAN1501
Diploma,Higher Certificate Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: This module will be useful to students who need to acquire foundational concepts of the banking environment and develop an understanding of various products and services in the banks. The purpose of the module is to provide students with knowledge of the financial sector that will serve as a foundation for later courses and modules in Banking.
International Financial Management - FIN4802
Honours,Post Graduate Diploma Year module NQF level: 8 Credits: 24
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: To provide students with an advanced understanding of international financial management, including exchange rate risks and the management thereof. It also addresses short term and long term asset and liability management.
Banking: Fundamental Principles - BAN1502
Diploma,Higher Certificate Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to develop students' basic understanding of banking and its role in the payment, savings and investment system of an economy. In particular its aim is for students to acquire further knowledge of the fundamental principles in banking, including policies that affect the financial services sector, and to develop a deeper understanding of the products and services offered in the banking industry.
Money and Banking - BAN2601
Under Graduate Degree,Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: This module will be useful to students who are following or planning to follow a career in banking. It aims to give a unique understanding of the dynamic and evolving nature of the financial system and how it is related to the aggregate economy. This module offers discussions on theory, institutions, and policy as they relate to changes in the financial system, as well as an analytical foundation for understanding these changes. It is designed to introduce students to the study of money and banking as well as financial market analysis.
Banking : Introduction to Treasury Management - BAN2602
Under Graduate Degree,Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: BAN2601
Purpose: The recent changes in the bank environment globally have necessitated the development of a broader range of higher level competencies in bank management, including in the field of Treasury Management. The purpose of the module is to provide the student with relevant competencies and capabilities (knowledge, skills, norms and values) in bank treasury management.
International Finance - BAN2603
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: This module enables students to understand international financial markets and how banks finance international trade and manage risks associated therewith.
Financial Management - FIN2601
Under Graduate Degree,Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English,Afrikaans
Pre-requisite: FAC1601, MNB1601 & ECS1601
Purpose: To enable students to gain insight into the task and scope of financial management; financial statements and cash flow; analysis of financial statements; overview of financial planning; time value of money, risk and return; value (shares, debentures and options).
Personal Financial Management - FIN2602
Under Graduate Degree,Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English,Afrikaans
Purpose: To enable students to gain insight into personal financial planning; managing personal finances; real estate; transport; personal investments and insurance; tax; retirement; estate planning; evaluation of personal financial performance; business plans.
Finance for Non-Financial Managers - FIN2603
Diploma,Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English,Afrikaans
Purpose: To enable non-financial managers/students to gain an insight in the financial objectives of a firm; understand financial statements; analyse financial statements; do financial planning; apply time value of money; manage the working capital of a firm.