Welcome to this course on Finance as a field of study.
Before we get started, let’s take a step back. Finance is one of the many fields of study in the Commerce faculty. Regardless of whether you decide to study at a university, University of technology, TVET or private college Commerce is the faculty where all business qualifications live. Typically, you will be able to choose a stream of study which will allow you to major in a subject which focuses on a particular element in business. Some examples include Marketing, Accounting and, of course, Finance.
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
LO1: Understand the nature and expectations of a Finance course
LO2: Discover the various institutions where Finance can be studied
LO3: Gain insight into some of the employment options
LO4: Know whether Finance is the right course for you