The Two-Years Diploma program in Banking and Finance (BAF) is designed to provide students with both the conceptual and technical skills needed by the potential employers of BAF diploma graduates. In this two-year BAF Diploma program, students will study several concentration courses in banking and finance, as well as business, economics, statistics and a variety of other skills necessary to the market needs. In addition to catering for the needs of entry level jobs in the market, the ECT BAF Diploma Courses may also be articulated with a Bachelor Program in Banking and Finance being offered in four-year senior colleges and universities in the country and abroad.
All graduates of ECT Two-Year Banking and Finance Diploma Program will have the ability to:
|Year I – Semester I|
|2||Accounting Theory & Practice I||ACC101||3||None|
|4||Information Technology Skills I||CIS101||3||None|
|5||Business Organization and Management||MAN101||3||None|
|Year I – Semester II|
|3||Accounting Theory & Practice II||ACC102||3||ACC101|
|Year I – Semester III|
|3||Introduction to Financial Management||BAF201||3||ECO201, ACC101|
|Total Credit Hours for Year 1||39|
|Year II – Semester I|
|3||Financial Institutions & Markets||BAF202||3||BAF201|
|Year II – Semester II|
|2||Computer Application in Banking & Finance||BAF204||3||ACC102|
|3||Commercial Banking (capstone course)||BAF205||3||BAF202|
|Total credit hours for the Whole Program||63|
|3||Introduction to Internet and Website Hosting||ECM101||3||CIS 101|
|4||Banking and Finance Internship||BAF207||3||30 Credit hours|
|6||Computerized Accounting System||ACC103||3||ACC101|
Students applying for admission to any of the ECT academic programs must be graduates with a UAE Secondary School Certificate, or its equivalent, as stated in the admission requirements set in the Ministerial Decrees (No. 200/year 2004 and No 133/year 2005), in addition to meeting the following admission requirements:
To apply for any program offered by ECT, prospective students must submit:
*Prospective students must sign pledges at the Admission Office in order to complete the file.*Applicants who have submitted applications with missing information will be requested to provide required information prior to a full assessment of the application can be undertaken.
An adequate level of English language proficiency is required for admission. Applicants are required to present one of the following certificates of proficiency:
The students who are studying remedial English courses (ESL) at ECT, prior to achieving the required TOEFL 500 or English Proficiency score as stated above (part c: Proficiency in English), are eligible to register provided that they fulfill all other admission requirements for ECT academic programs, in only eight ECT general education courses namely:
|BIT100||Introduction to Information Technology skills|
|GEN100||Communication Skills in Arabic|
|GEN104||Man and environment|
Students are categorized according to their placement test/TOEFL results into the one of the five levels of remedial English. At each level of ESL courses, a student can register simultaneously into two of the eight general education courses as specified above.
Throughout your Diploma Programs you will receive career guidance from our expert staff and Student Affairs Dept. You will gain valuable new skills which prepare you for work, graduate entry into management training programmes, or further study.
Professional occupations for which graduates are prepared in the program: