The Bachelor of Commerce Banking and Finance Honours degree provides employment opportunities in the following sector, Banking Institutions, Finance Houses, Discount Houses, Asset Management Companies, Micro Finance Companies, Financial Analysis, Financial Advisory Services, Investment Management Companies, Credit Guarantee Companies, etc.

Normal Entry

To qualify for normal entry into the Bachelor of Commerce Banking and Finance Honours Degree programme, a candidate, in addition to satisfying the minimum requirements as prescribed under the General Regulations and the Faculty Regulations for English and Mathematics at ‘O’ Level, must have obtained at least two passes at ‘A’ level in the following subjects:

  • Economics
  • Accounting
  • Mathematics
  • Management of Business
  • Mature entry
Special Entry

Applicants who have successfully completed Higher National Diploma or Institute of Bankers (I.O.B.Z.) or Advanced Diploma (or equivalent) may apply for direct entry into Level II of the degree programme.

Applicant exempted from certain Level II modules shall be required to register for additional modules to make up for the full component of Level II.

No student may complete the degree in less than three academic levels.

Successful completion of the Work Related Learning component at Level III is compulsory for all candidates.


A candidate is required to register for all modules prescribed for the semester notwithstanding the modules, which he/she has been allowed to carry from the previous semester. Each module is worth four (4) credits, except for the Work-Related Learning level which is worth forty (40) credits and the dissertation which is worth 8 credits. The department may accept students who have been discontinued from other programmes on the condition that they meet the entry requirements of the department and subject to availability of places.


Department of Banking and Finance

Midlands State University

P.Bag 9055



Tel +263 54 260409 / +263 54 260450/ +263 54 260667 ext

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