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Bachelor’s Degree
Banking and Finance

How to Earn a Degree (Degree Type: Bachelor - Banking and Finance

  • Complete 150 credits in total to earn a Bachelor of Business Administration

Financial Information and Semester Timeline

  • Please refer to the Admissions Office for financial information on the following:

    • Entrance Registration
    • Transfer fees
    • Credit hours charge
    • ID Card
    • ICT Resources Fee
    • Catalogue
    • Registration fee per semester
    • e-Library
    • T-Shirt

Banking and Finance Program Overview

The National Commission on Higher Education accredited Starz as a tertiary level institution and licensed to offer Undergraduate programs in Liberia. The College currently offers several specialized ICT and engineering studies, including; a Bachelor of Information Technology with an emphasis in Networks & System Administration, Bachelor of Engineering with an emphasis in Telecommunications, a Bachelor of Science degree with an emphasis in Management Information Systems, Bachelor of Communication with an emphasis in Broadcast & Media Studies, Bachelor degree in other business and arts disciplines such as Procurement & Logistics Management, Banking & Finance, Business Administration, Project Management, and Marketing Management. These disciplines comprise of a full eight academic semesters.

About Bachelors Degree in Banking and Finance

The degree in Banking and Finance is a four-year full-time study that provides students with relevant skills needed to manage the financial services and processes of institutions. The study also covers computer knowledge, communication, interpersonal, managerial and productivity skills. 

Eligibility Criteria

In order to be eligible for enrollment at the Starz College of Science and Technology :
  • Candidate must be at least a high school graduate or above
  • Candidate must hold a valid WAEC certificate or result
  • Candidate must have interest in IT
  • College will authenticate the accuracy of the data given
  • Candidate must register and successfully complete Starz Entrance and Placement exam
  • Candidate must be enrolled or has graduated from an institute of higher learning to obtain a direct transfer into the program. (No Entrance and Placement Exam needed)

Contact Info

For Admission Office

Admission Office, Starz University
Airfield Sinkor, Montserrado Co. 

+231 886-248-210

Mon – Fri 9:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

Requirements For Incoming, Current and Past Students

Application & Transfer Procedures

Freshman students
Current university students and graduates
  • Register for entrance and placement examination and pick up an Application package
  • Fill application form and submit with the following requirements:
  • One passport size picture
  • Package application in manila and hanging folders and submit before exam date
  • After exam’s result is released, candidates are required to submit the following documents: High School Diploma, Transcript, WAEC certificate, two letters of recommendation, Auto-biography (hand written), and Health Certificate from a hospital

Please submit the following items and documents to be considered for enrollment:

  • Provide original transcript from current university or university attended
  • One passport size picture
  • Submit all documents in a long manila and hanging folders
  • Two letters of recommendation. One from the high school, college or vocational training institution you last attended and the other from a guardian or relation.
  • Short essay: Maximum words count: 350-500 words auto-biography
  • Return application portfolio to: Admissions Office, Starz Campus, Airfield Sinkor, (Opposite Shark’s Business Center), P.O.Box 1040, Monrovia, Liberia
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Course Study Guide for program

  • Year 1 - First Semester
  • Year 1 - Second Semester
  • Year 2 - First Semester
  • Year 2 - Second Semester
  • Year 3 - First Semester
  • Year 3 - Second Semester
  • Year 4 - First Semester
  • Year 4 - Second Semester
First Semester

Year 1

Course No. Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 101 Freshman English I 3
MATH 107 Pre-Calculus I 4
GEOG-101 Fundamental of Physical Geography 3
FREN 101 French Grammar I 3
INFO 101 Computer Introduction 3
FO 100 Freshman Orientation 1
Total Credits 17
Semester 2

Year 1

Course No. Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 101 Freshman English II 3
MATH 108 Math for Decision-Making 4
ACCT-003 Remedial Accounting 0
FREN 102 French Grammar II 3
SOSC-201 Introduction to Liberian Society 3
PHYSC 102 Applied Physics II 3
GEOG-101 Fundamental of Physical Geography 3
Total Credits 19
Semester 1

Year 2

Course No. Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 201 Sophomore English I 3
BFI-201 Introduction to Business Finance-I 4
MANG-201 Principal of Management-I 3
ACCT 101 Introduction to Accounting 3
ECON-201 Principles of Economics-I (Micro) 3
Math-203 Calculus for Business Students 3
Total Credits 19
Semester 2

Year 2

Course No. Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 202 Sophomore English II 3
BEN 202 Ethics/Morals & Customer Relations 3
MANG 202 Principal of Management II 3
ACCT 202 Principal of Account II 3
ECON-202 Principles of Economics-II (Macro) 3
BFI-202 Introduction to Business Finance-II 9
Total Credits 18
Semester 1

Year 3

Course No. Course Title Credit Hours
BFI-341 Finance Institution & Markets 3
BFI-343 Financial Economics 3
ECON-341 Business & Economics Statistics-I 3
MGMT-357 Business Law-I (Comp. Elective) 3
MGMT-366 Financial Management 3
Total Credits 21
Semester 2

Year 3

Course No. Course Title Credit Hours
BFI-342 Monetary Management 3
BFI-344 Investment & Portfolio Management 3
BFI-314 Commercial Banking & Finance 3
ECON-342 Business & Economics Statistics-II 3
Total Credits 18
Semester 1

Year 4

Course No. Course Title Credit Hours
BFI-448 Corporate Finance-I 3
BFI-461 Management of Financial Institution 3
BFI-465 Financial Analysis & Forecasting 3
BFI-467 Contemporary Issues In Finance 3
REME-491 Research Methods (Compulsory) 3
Total Credits 21
Semester 2

Year 4

Course No. Course Title Credit Hours
BFI-449 Corporate Finance-II 3
BFI-483 Introduction to Public Finance 3
BFI-486 International Banking 3
REME-492 Research Project Thesis 3
Total Credits 18

Things To Know First

After admissions approval, all registered students should check at Starz information/front desk for available schedules for selection.

When To Apply?

  Application Deadline Results
First Entrance Exams November 1 December 15
Second Entrance Exams January 1 February 15
Third Entrance Exams January 1 April 1

Where to submit necessary documents?

Documents can be submitted to the below address :

Records & Admission Office,
Starz University, Opposite Sharks
Airfield, Sinkor, Montserrado Co.