Higher National Diploma in Business Finance


National diploma in Business and Finance has been introduced in 1984 by the Board of Technology and Education Council in United Kingdom. The syllabi has been revised in 2004, and 2010 to meet the rapid changes in the business environment. It is a short term (two and half year English medium) course, which meets industrial requirements.

This Higher National Diploma in Business Finance provides students with a strong foundation education in Business and Finance. Students will also be provided with specialized knowledge in selected areas of study with accompanied technical skills in finance, management, and business strategy. In the process the programme will enable the students to develop analytical, logical, critical and problem-solving skills and personal attributes such as communication and presentation skills

Subjects and Credits

Year 1 - Semester 1

Module CodeModule TitleModule TypeCreditsStatus
BF 1113Business EconomicsCore03GPA
BF 1123Management ProcessCore03GPA
BF 1133Business Mathematics and StatisticsCore03GPA
BF 1143Business English ICore03GPA
BF1153Financial AccountingCore03GPA

Year 1 - Semester 1

Module CodeModule TitleModule TypeCreditsStatus
BA 1213Cost and Management AccountingCore03GPA
BA 1223Information TechnologyCore03GPA
BA 1233Business LawCore03GPA
BA 1243Business English IICore03GPA
BA 1253Advanced Financial AccountingCore03GPA

Year 2 - Semester 1

Module CodeModule TitleModule TypeCreditsStatus
BF 2113Advanced Management AccountingCore03GPA
BF 2122Computer Application for BusinessCore02GPA
BF 2133Financial ManagementCore03GPA
BF 2143Professional CommunicationCore03GPA
BF 2153Enterprise OperationCore03GPA

Year 2 - Semester 2

Module CodeModule TitleModule TypeCreditsStatus
BF 2213Strategic ManagementCore03GPA
BF 2223Financial ModellingCore03GPA
BF 2233Advanced Financial ManagementCore03GPA
BF 2244Tax and AuditingCore04GPA

Year 3 - Semester 1

Module CodeModule TitleModule TypeCreditsStatus
BF 2253InternshipCore03GPA

Entry Qualification

Applicants should have one of the followings:

GCE (A/L) Examination (old syllabus) in 04 subjects including Economics, Commerce & Finance, Accountancy in one sitting;


GCE (A/L) Examination (new syllabus) in 03 subjects including Economics, Business Studies and Accounting or any two of the above with one of the following subjects; Geography, Home Economics, Political Science, Logic & Scientific Methods,   Agricultural Science or Combined Mathematics in one sitting.


Successfully completion of National Certificate for Accounting Technicians conducted by the Department of Technical Education & Training.


 An ordinary passes in English and Mathematics at the GCE (O/L) Examination

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