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BBA (Hons.) with Specialization in Islamic Banking & Finance

Program Overview

Duration: 4 years, 8 semesters

Credits: 132

Areas: Business, Entrepreneurship, Management, Banking, Finance, Information Technology, Marketing, Islamic Banking and Finance

Specialization: Islamic Banking & Finance

Double Majors The students have an option to choose BBA degree with Double Majors from the following:

  1. BBA (Hons.) with Double Majors in Finance & Marketing
  2. BBA (Hons.) with Double Majors in Supply Chain Management & Marketing
  3. BBA (Hons.) with Double Majors in Marketing & Islamic Banking and Finance

The students who desire to get Double Majors degree will enroll for one additional semester on completion of their BBA degree in at least one of the above areas of specialization.

  • Scholarships

    Merit Scholarships
    75% of the tuition fee for all students securing 90% or higher marks in intermediate or 3As in A levels 
    50% of the tuition fee for all students securing 80-89% or 2As in A levels 
    75% of the tuition fee for all students with 3.9 or higher CGPA with full workload
    50% of the tuition fee for all students with 3.8 - 3.89 CGPA with full workload

    Need Based Scholarship
    Up to 100% subject to assessment of the need, certain verifications and competence

    Beaconhouse Group Patronage Scholarship
    100% admission fee waiver for all graduates of Beaconhouse School System or its affiliates.

  • Career Prospects

    This program is suitable for the candidates who wish to pursue their careers in the financial and non-financial corporate entities. The likely employers of our graduates may include:

    • Marketing Companies (Multinational FMGs)
    • Advertising Companies
    • Distribution Companies
    • Financial Sector (Banks, Rating Agencies, Insurance Companies, Development Financial Institutions, Foreign Exchange Companies, Leasing Companies, Mudarba Companies)
    • Non-financial Corporate Sector (Local and Multinational Companies)
    • Regulatory Bodies (Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan and State Bank of Pakistan)
    • Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) 
    • Academic Institutions and Research Organizations

         

  • Program Objectives 

    Our BBA program aims at achieving the following objectives:

    • To provide students with a broad, functional knowledge of basic theories and practices in the field of business, economics, finance and management.
    • To help students to develop their communication and interpersonal skills to interact in a corporate business environment
    • To develop their ability to understand the legal framework under which businesses and financial entities are required to operate.
    • To develop ability of the students to read, understand and use  annual report of corporate entities for informed decision making
    • To create awareness of banking environment, financial products, operations and risk management techniques and practices.
    • To develop an understanding of financial management and corporate financing strategy and processes of financial and non-financial corporate entities.
    • To develop managerial and leadership skills
    • To develop quantitative & analytical skills required to interpret and use economic, financial and business information for decision-making and research
    • To develop their understanding of consumer behavior, marketing principles and techniques
    • To train the students in applying information systems and technology in businesses
    • To develop awareness and understanding of the global context in which businesses operate
    • To develop understanding of the ethical and social issues of concern to the business community
    • To prepare students to become responsible and contributing members of the community
    • To provide students with opportunities to learn both inside and outside of the classrooms to acquire current state of knowledge and practices to enhance their employability.
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  • Learning Outcomes

    • Students have sound theoretical knowledge of business, economics, finance and management.
    • Communicate effectively and professionally and demonstrate the ability to create coherent written and oral statements with the diverse audience across the cultures replicating skills to analyze and synthesize information.
    • Demonstrate the ability to identify and evaluate relevant information for decision-making and make usage of diagnostic thinking skills and analytical techniques to assess the information and solve problems in the environment characterized by uncertainty. 
    • Awareness and ability to understand and use computer-based information systems and end-user computing tools and infrastructures to apply and interpret functional business knowledge. 
    • Understand various leadership styles and demonstrate proven ability in exercising these styles according to the requirement of the situation. Understand the importance of teamwork and group dynamics in achieving organizational goals and demonstrate ability to work effectively in teams. Graduates acknowledge and understand significance of the cultural diversity, adapt their interpersonal behaviors and style accordingly. Understand the dynamics of the organizational conflict and power and politics and make use of their analytical and interpersonal skills accordingly 
    • Acquire awareness of global diverse perspectives and understand the theory, operations, and challenges of global business. 
    • Identify core organizational values and understand the issues of ethical and social diversity based on ethic, gender, religion, and culture and demonstrate the ability to propose feasible solutions to these issues.
    • Learn through formal lectures and demonstrate confidence in computer lab sessions, discussions, mock interviews and internships. 
    • Demonstrate ability to understand the legal framework for businesses
    • Demonstrate effectively practicing of overall functional business knowledge and ability to identify and interpret essential business concepts, principles and skills.

       

  • Admission Criteria

    Candidates, with minimum 55% marks in intermediate or equivalent grades in A levels or High School Diploma, are eligible to apply for this program. Admission offer would be subject to the decision of the admission committee based on candidate’s academic history and performance in the test and interview.

  • Program Structure

    Key: M=Mandatory Course, GR=General Elective, F= Foundation Course, C= Core Course, S=Specialization Course *Interdisciplinary courses

    • Year 1 Semester 1

      Course Code Course Title Course Category Credit Hrs Pre-Reqs
       EDU-101 Foundation English M1 3 -
       SLA-103 Islamic Studies M2 1.5 -
       BBA-103 Introduction to Mathematics M3  3 -
       BBA-204 IT in Business M4 3 -
       BBA-112 IT in Business Labs M5 1.5 -
       SLA-103 Pakistan Studies M6 1.5 -
       BBA-111 Introduction to Business F1 3 -
        Total   16.5  
    • Year 1 Semester 2

      Course Code Course Title Course Category Credit Hrs Pre-Reqs
       BBA-101 Microeconomics M7 3 -
       BBA-105 Business Statistics M8 3 -
       BBA-207 International Relations and Current Affairs GR1 3 -
       BBA-113 Principles of Management F2 3 -
       BBA-114 Business Communication I M9 3 M1
       BBA-109 Introduction to Accounting F3 3 -
        Total   18.0
    • Year 2 Semester 3

      Course Code Course Title Course Category Credit Hrs Pre-Reqs
       BBA-201 Business Mathematics C1 3 M3
       BBA-106 Macroeconomics M10 3 M7
       BBA-203 Principles of Marketing F4 3 -
       BBA-108 Business Finance F5 3 F3
       BBA-212  Business Communication 11 M11 3 M1
       BBA-107 Introduction to Banking F6 3 F3
        Total   18.0
    • Year 2 Semester 4

      Course Code Course Title Course Category Credit Hrs Pre-Reqs
       - Elective* GR2 3 -
       BBA-213 Cost and Management Accounting C2 3 F3
       BBA-303 Operations Management C3 3 F1
       BBA-214 Organization Behavior F7 3 F2
       BBA-215 Social and Economic Issues in Pakistan GR3 3 M10
       BBA-110 Financial Statement Analysis and Reporting C4 3 F3
        Total   18.0
    • Year 3 Semester 5

      Course Code Course Title Course Category Credit Hrs Pre-Reqs
       BBA-202 Financial Instruments, Markets and Institutions C5 3 F3
       BBA-210
      Management Information System F8 3 F2,M4,M5
       BBA-315  MIS Lab F9 1.5  F2, M4, M5
       BBA-311 Quantitative Techniques in Business C6 3 M8,C1
       BBA-304 Corporate Law and Governance C7 3 F1
       BBA-309 Entrepreneurship and Business Development C8 3 F1
        Total   16.5
    • Year 3 Semester 6

      Course Code Course Title Course Category Credit Hrs Pre-Reqs
       BBA-208 Human Resource Management F10 3 F2-F7
       BBA-402 Business Tax and Commercial Laws C9 3 F3
        Elective* GR4 3 -
       BBA-316 Business Research Methods F11 3 M8
       BBA-317 Consumer Behavior C10 3 F4
       BBA-404 Business and Professional Ethics C11 3 F1
        Total   18.0
    • Year 4 Semester 7

      Course Code Course Title Course Category Credit Hrs Pre-Reqs
        **Specialization Course
      S1 3 -
        **Specialization Course
      S2 3 -
        Elective* GR5 3 -
        Elective* GR6 3 -
        Elective* GR7 3 -
        Total   15.0
    • Year 4 Semester 8

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      Course Code Course Title Course Category Credit Hrs Pre-Reqs
        **Specialization Course
      S3 3 -
        **Specialization Course
      S4 3 -
       BBA-413 Business Project C12 3 F11
        Elective* GR8 3 -
        Total   12.0
    • List of Elective Courses

      Course Code Course Title Course Category Credit Hrs Pre-Reqs
       BBA-207 International Relations and Current Affairs GR1 3 -
       BBA-215 Principles of Sociology GR3 3 M10
       
      Any 6 courses from the following or from other schools or departments:


       
        Contemporary Business and Finance Issues
      GR 3 F1,F3
        Principles of Sociology GR 3 -
        World History GR 3 -
        Self-Growth Leadership GR 3 -
        Academic Writing  GR 3 -
        Business Strategy & Policy GR 3 F2
        Project Management GR 3  -
        Foreign Exchange & Treasury Management GR 3  F5,M10
    • List of Specialization Courses (Islamic Banking & Finance)

      Course Code Course Title Course Category Credit Hrs Pre-Reqs
      BBA-431 Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence
      S1 3 -
      BBA-432 Islamic Commercial Law S2 3 C9
      BBA-433 Accounting for Islamic Finance
      S3 3  F3
       
      Students can choose any one course from the following:


       
      BBA-434 Islamic Economics and Capital Markets or
      S6 3 C5,F7,M10
      BBA-435 Islamic Banking & Finance or S4 3 F6
      BBA-436 Islamic Insurance: Takaful
      S5 3 S1
  • Transfer Policy

    Transfer of the students from other related schools / programs would be permissible for only those students who have secured minimum 3.0 CGPA.  Transferred students must complete 66 credit hours from BNU.

  • Degree Requirement

    Students are required to complete 132 credit hours with minimum 2.0 CGPA to qualify for award of the degree. Students must maintain minimum 2.0 SGPA with a minimum workload of 4 courses in the first semester.  Academic performance of the students and their attitude towards their studies is continuously monitored. Contrary to any other policy, the students failing to meet minimum academic standards or casual attitude towards their studies are dropped from the program at any time. Hundred percent attendances of the delivered lectures is mandatory, however, the students with minimum 75% attendance are eligible to appear in the final examination.