Banking and Finance

Risk management, banking and corporate finance are among the core businesses of the banking and finance industry. The focus of the bachelor degree programme “Banking and Finance” is to grasp, both practically and theoretically, the complex relationships in the sector and the derivations thereof.

The programme further entails extensive knowledge of the insurance industry. This combination could be the foundation stone of a career set in the banking and finance sector.

Graduates of this programme can

  • identify and analyse the various operations of banks and insurance companies
  • apply concepts and methods in consumer banking, risk management, mathematics and corporate finance
  • distinguish between and evaluate insurance products
  • put insurance controlling methods into practice
  • analyse and propose solutions for questions related to finance (e.g. portfolio selection, fixed-income securities and options) and corporate finance (company finance and valuation)
  • combine intercultural management skills and occupation-specific English abilities in order to work effectively in an international environment

Career options

  • Customer relationship manager
  • Asset manager
  • Account manager
  • Financial analyst
  • Portfolio manager
  • Auditor or tax consultant

You can find more information in the current brochure of the degree programme (German)

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Be the finance expert of tomorrow (German)

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Interview with the director of degree programme Gernot Kreiger (German)

Frequently Asked Questions

The programme at a glance

Degree

Bachelor of Arts in Business, BA

Admission procedure

  • Online admission test (multiple choice) (reading comprehension, English, mathematics/logic, business administration and degree-programme-specific section)

Preparation materials can be found on the website of the respective degree programme in the download area.

Semester abroad

Possible in semester 3 or 4

Traineeship

Semester 6

Application period for EU/EEA citizens and applicants

1 October until 6 June


Application period for non-EU/EEA citizens and applicants

1 October until 15 May

Tuition fee

€ 363.36 / semester (+ € 21.20 student union fee)

Programme duration

Six semesters

Language of instruction

German

Contact hours

Career parallel: three weekday evenings and Saturdays (daytime); full-time: Monday to Friday (daytime)

Admission requirements

Michael Kutmon

Coordinator

michael.kutmon@fh-vie.ac.at

+43 1 720 12 86-59

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ECTS and course information

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