Department of Finance, Risk Management and Banking

Welcome to the Department of Finance, Risk Management and Banking at the University of South Africa (Unisa), where we offer world-class tuition and career-oriented programmes tailored to your goals. Unisa, as an open distance e-learning institution, empowers students to excel in their studies while balancing other commitments.

Our commitment to excellence

  • Tailored learning experience: We offer a diverse range of in-depth courses that allow students to customise their programmes according to their specific career aspirations. Whether you are pursuing a degree in finance, risk management or banking, our flexible learning approach enables you to study at your own pace and convenience.
  • Study–work balance: We understand the demands that are placed on today's professionals. That is why our programmes are designed to accommodate individuals who wish to study and work simultaneously. Our flexible scheduling and online resources allow you to pursue your academic goals without sacrificing your professional commitments.
  • World-leading research: We, as the Department of Finance, Risk Management and Banking at Unisa, are committed to becoming a global leader in research and training within the banking and finance industry. We actively promote research activities in finance, support doctoral research initiatives and offer educational programmes tailored to industry needs.
  • Industry collaboration: We foster meaningful partnerships with industry leaders to ensure our programmes remain relevant and responsive to the evolving needs of the banking and finance sector. Through organised interfacing activities, we facilitate knowledge exchange between academia and industry, creating valuable opportunities for both students and professionals.

Explore our programmes

  • Higher Certificate in Banking (98552)
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Financial Management (98306 – FMN)
  • Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Financial Management (90095)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Risk Management (98210)
  • Master of Philosophy in Financial Management (90158)
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Management Studies (Finance, Risk Management and Banking) (90021 – FIN)

Why choose us?

  • Experienced faculty
  • Cutting-edge curriculum aligned with industry standards
  • Flexible learning options suitable for working professionals
  • Accessible online resources and support services

Join us at the Department of Finance, Risk Management and Banking at Unisa and embark on a rewarding journey towards academic excellence and professional success in the dynamic world of finance, risk management and banking.

Last modified: 2024/03/12