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Finance & Banking

Overview

​The Finance and Banking Sciences Department started operation in the academic year 1991-1992, the total number of students, then, was ( 27 ) students. The total capacity of the department at the beginning of the academic year 2016/2017 reached (488) students. The first batch graduated during the academic year 1994/1995, and until the end of the summer semester of the academic year 2016/2017 the number of graduates in the Arabic and English tracks reached (2,359) students.

In Line with its steady concentrated endeavors to upgrade and develop learning and cope with emerging societal needs and global challenges, the Department revised its study plan and curriculum more than once, the last was in the current academic year 2015/2016. Special emphasis is now placed on teaching computerized applications in several courses, and the introduction of a new English track of the Bachelor's degree in Finance and Banking Management.  The department ranked the first in the qualification exam for undergraduate students for the last two years: 2016 and 2017. 
In addition to that the department launched its Master degree in Finance and Risk Management​ in the 1st semester 2015/2016, to be the first leading university in Jordan to launch this track.

The department employ (7) teaching staff member – (2) Full Professor, (2) Associate Professor, (2) Assistant Professor and (1) Master degree graduated from different distinguished university locally and abroad.

Finance &Banking Program Learning Goals
- Students will acquire the most recent theoretical and practical knowledge in Finance &Banking.
- Students will develop problem solving skills.
- Students will develop effective communication skills.
- Students will develop relevant team-working skills.
- Students will demonstrate that they understand ethical and social responsibilities.

Employment Opportunities Available for Graduates:
1-      Banks of different nature.
2-      Insurance Companies.
3-      Investment Companies.
4-      Financial Institutions.
5-      Financial Markets.
6-      Finance Department in Ministries and Govt. Authorities.
7-      Companies` Finance Departments.
8-      Financial Consultancy Companies.
9-      Exchange Companies.
10-    Risk Management Departments.
11-    Independent Project in the Field of Finance Investment.