BA Banking and Finance

BA Banking and Finance

All our programmes follow our 2+1 system, studying two years  Istanbul and one year in the UK ,  the last year will be studied at a partner university in UK. Or study the 3 years at Axcel International Academy in Istanbul.

Banking is one of the key drivers of the economy. The Banking and Finance programme will give you insight on the rhetoric, intricacies, and controversies within this subject while focusing on an international level.

It builds upon previously acquired business and finance knowledge and skills, and concentrates on the complexity of global banking and finance practices.

Our courses are taught by highly skilled instructors who have mastery in the field.

Year 1

  • Business and the Business Environment (Core, 15 Credits)
  • Marketing Processes and Planning (Core, 15 Credits)
  • Human Resource Management (Core, 15 Credits)
  • Leadership and Management (Core, 15 Credits)
  • Accounting Principles (Core, 15 Credits)
  • Managing a Successful Business Project (Core, 15 Credits)
  • Entrepreneurial Ventures (Optional, 15 Credits)
  • Work Experience (Optional, 15 Credits)

Year 2

  • Research Project (Core, 30 Credits)
  • Organisational Behaviour (Core, 15 Credits) 
  • Understanding and Leading Change (Specialist, 15 Credits) 
  • Global Business Environment (Specialist, 15 Credits) 
  • Principles of Operations Management (Specialist, 15 Credits) 
  • Sales Management (Optional, 15 Credits) 
  • Business Intelligence (Optional, 15 Credits) 

Progressing to the third year is subject to the successful completion of the first 2 years at Axcel and meeting the university entry requirements.

Year 3

  • International Business Economics and Banking
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Investing and Financial Market Behaviour
  • International Business Performance Appraisal
  • Financial Risk Management.

Further course details at the University of Derby Website

The Banking and Finance consists of eight mandatory units and seven core specialist units.

Students will cover specific areas such as:

  • Financial Reporting
  • Advanced Management Accounting
  • Financial Statement Analysis
AgeMust be over the age of 16 to gain access onto the Programme
Educational QualificationFoundation year or GCE equivalent
English ProficiencyMinimum IELTS UKVI 5.5 or Pass Axcel English Proficiency Test (AEPT)

Please refer to our entry terms for more details


The purpose of assessment is to ensure that effective learning has taken place of the content of each unit. Evidence of this learning, or the application of the learning, is required for each unit.


Students graduating from this programme can choose to progress onto a full-time or part-time postgraduate programme at Axcel International Academy. This will enable you to gain a general management qualification such as the MBA.

Our degree is an accepted qualification by the Australian Immigration Office.

Where can this qualification take you?

Below are some examples of job roles:

  • Chartered Accountant
  • Accounting Technician
  • Financial Advisor


Duration 3 Years
Skill level Undergraduate
Language English
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