In light of the importance of the field of financial and banking sciences in all economic and financial sectors, the Faculty of Administrative and Financial Sciences offers this specialization as its contribution to providing qualified human resources, both academically and practically, in the traditional and Islamic financial and banking sciences. This is to meet the needs of financial institutions in the Palestinian community, which is witnessing a significant development in the services related to economic and financial activities. This program’s major is called “Finance and Banking Sciences,” while the minor can be in Accounting and Business Administration or Islamic Banking. These specializations undoubtedly qualify the graduates to work in different fields in the market, especially in the financial sector.

Admission Requirements: Passing the General Secondary Examination (Tawjihi), or its equivalent with an average of at least  65% in any stream.

Students can be accepted in this specialization if they obtain a GPA of 70% as a minimum in both courses (Principles of Financial Management) and (Advanced Financial Management).

Credit hours required for obtaining the degree in this program:

Minor Requirements Major Requirements  Faculty Requirements  University Requirements 
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Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs): 

Graduates are expected to be able to:

  1. Discuss the basic principles of theoretical and practical finance.
  2. Interpret financial phenomena and refer social phenomena to financial ones to address them.
  3. Utilize financial analysis tools through budgets and financial statements.
  4. Analyze and address financial issues in organizations, banks, and others.
  5. Innovate practical financial decisions that enhance efficiency and effectiveness in institutions.
  6. Demonstrate effective communication skills with the work team.

Potential workplace: Graduates can work in/for: 

  1. Production departments in local and regional insurance companies.
  2. Compensation departments in local and regional insurance companies.
  3. Main branches of insurance companies.
  4. Freelance work (entrepreneurship).
  5. Independent project/insurance office serving as an agent for insurance companies.
  6. Private job as a consultant in banks and government departments.
  7. Banks and lending companies.
  8. Insurance companies’ union.
  9. Capital Market Authority.
  10. Monetary authority.
  11. Financial markets.
  12. Financial brokerage companies.

Potential job titles:

  1. Motor Production and General Insurance Officer
  2. General Insurance and Motor Compensation Officer
  3. Reinsurance Employee
  4. Actuarial Expert.
  5. Insurance Agent
  6. Appraiser
  7. Risk/Facilities Department Employee.
  8. Employee at the Insurance Companies Union