Opportunities for Employment and Professional Development

Finance graduates have excellent career prospects both locally and globally. The typical entry level positions will be research and financial analysts, corporate finance executives and investment banking executives. The target job market includes finance companies, commercial banks, investment and merchant banks, stock brokering companies, primary dealers, insurance companies, venture capital firms, fund management companies, unit trusts, pension funds and in the finance division of any other institution.

It should however be noted that finance job market is highly correlated with the economy and hence the performance of the economy is the key determinant in job prospects for finance graduates. In addition, hence the prospective employers tend to look for progress towards a professional qualification in addition to a degree, finance graduates are strongly encouraged to engage in studies to obtain a professional qualification as well.