Bachelor of Global Finance

The Bachelor of Global Finance program at AUK is designed to educate leaders who excel in all aspects of the discipline of finance. Whether mastering corporate finance to drive business growth and maximize shareholder value, entrepreneurial finance to budget effectively and invest wisely or assessing investment opportunities to manage risks and increase returns – graduates of the Global Finance program are equipped to succeed in today's dynamic financial landscape.


Students will dive deep into real-world financial scenarios and learn how to analyze and model complex financial data. You will also explore financial markets and institutions within the global financial system and gain expertise to prepare accurate and transparent financial statements in accordance with global regulatory standards.


The Bachelor of Global Finance program is developed based on the ASU curriculum and offers a 4+1 Accelerated Master’s degree with ASU. The built-in program components help prepare students to obtain professional certifications (e.g. CFA) while upper-level Portfolio Management courses help gain practical experience in managing real-world investment portfolios. Graduates of the program will be well prepared to face the challenges of a global economic environment and enjoy a wide range of career opportunities in all areas of business.


Main pillars:

  1. Comprehensive curriculum in financial management on a global scale
  2. Accelerated Master’s degree with ASU (4+1)
  3. Practical learning experiences, including managing real-world investment portfolio and venture capital
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Students will become proficient in:
Global financial system

Gain a comprehensive understanding of global financial markets and institutions to develop your critical thinking and decision-making skills essential for success in the global finance industry.

Investment portfolio management

Learn how to assess investment opportunities, construct diversified portfolios, and manage risks effectively to maximize returns for investors.

Accounting and Reporting

Master the art of financial reporting and disclosure in accordance with global regulatory standards to provide stakeholders with valuable insights into a company's financial health.

Managerial finance

Get expertise to analyze capital budgeting, risk management techniques, and capital structure optimization to drive business growth and maximize shareholder value.

Career opportunities
Career opportunities

As a graduate of AUK Bachelor of Global Finance program, you'll step into a dynamic world where the fusion of financial expertise and global perspective is paramount. Whether you aspire to lead in multinational corporations, investment banking firms, or financial consulting, our program equips you with the essential skills and knowledge to thrive. From managing financial portfolios to navigating intricate financial landscapes, you'll master the art of strategic decision-making and risk management on a global scale.

Graduates can develop their careers in the following fields:

  • corporate financial management
  • financial consulting
  • investment banking
  • commercial banking
  • financial services
  • risk management
  • investment management
  • fintech

Graduates can succeed in the following roles:

  • Finance Manager
  • Corporate Financial Controller
  • Treasurer
  • Head of Trading
  • Investment Analyst
  • Chief Accountant
  • Investment Policy Lead
  • M&A analyst
  • Credit Risk Manager
  • Budgeting and Reporting Officer
  • Compliance and Risk analyst

Embark on a valuable journey with AUK internship program, an essential component of the curriculum aimed at equipping students with practical knowledge and skills directly from industry-leading employers. AUK internship program facilitates exposure to American, Polish, and international enterprises and the opportunity to earn additional compensation ensuring practical and relevant training to make you career-ready right after university.

Students will engage in the activities of a particular company under the guidance of the Internship Education Program Advisor and Employer Representative, developing essential hard and soft skills tailored to their career aspirations. Upon completion, students will compile a report detailing their internship activities.

This experience also allows students to build their professional networks, connecting them with peers and professionals across the globe. The internship program is a valuable, practical step towards building a successful career and meaningful connections.

Dual Degree Route and ASU Pathways
Dual Degree Route and ASU Pathways

Dual degree options make top-quality education accessible for Ukrainian students at AUK. Through a combination of online and offline study, you have the opportunity to gain diplomas from both American University Kyiv and Arizona State University.

You can also choose to study on campus in the U.S. or online at Arizona State University.

AUK Degree

4 years studying at AUK, a student gets AUK Bachelor’s degree in Global Finance.

Accelerated Master's degree (AUK+ASU)

4 years studying at AUK, after successful graduation student gets Bachelor’s degree in Global Finance from AUK. Over the last year at AUK student assigns for additional courses from the Master’s program and continue study for 1 year at ASU. After successful graduation student gets Accelerated Master’s degree from ASU.

ASU Pathways

While studying in this program, AUK students can apply for an Accelerated Master's degree in Global Management (on campus) or Leadership and Management (online) at ASU.

This option is available for enrolled students in September 2024. Further, we are going to offer more options within programs for Accelerated Master's degrees.

Those who want to apply for an Accelerated Master's degree at ASU should notice it implies a more intense 4th year of study at AUK.

In the 4th academic year at AUK, students, who want to apply to Accelerated Master's, should choose four specific courses:

  • TAM 511: Global Accounting: Managing with Numbers (6 credits)
  • TAM 530: Data Analytics and Digital Transformation in A Global World (6 credits)
  • TAM 542: Global Leadership and Personal Development (6 credits)
  • TAM 557: Global Marketing in Digital Age (6 credits)

Having successfully passed these courses and enrolling 24 credits in the 4th year of study at AUK, you automatically complete an Accelerated Master's degree in Global Management (on campus) or Leadership and Management (online) at ASU.

The privilege of an Accelerated Master's degree is to get ASU Master's degree only within one year, enrolling credits from 4 courses of the first year of study in ASU Master's degree in the 4th year of study for a Bachelor's degree at AUK.

The decision-making about applying for an Accelerated Master's degree student should make in the 3rd year of study at AUK.

Who should apply to the Bachelor of Global Finance program?
Who should apply to the Bachelor of Global Finance program?
  • Those who have an interest in global business, international markets, currencies and regulations.
  • Students who possess strong analytical skills and enjoy working with numbers and data.
  • Students willing to acquire fluency in English
  • Global thinking indviduals, open to international opportunities.
  • Academically strong and passionate for learning.
  • Ambitious, driven and career-oriented
Application deadline

Following the American tradition of a rolling admission process, applicants have an opportunity to reserve a place in the program before official enrollment by signing a Reservation contract. We encourage you to plan your admission journey well in advance. Start your journey now by contacting the enrollment team for more details.

  • Application deadline for the first wave of enrollment: July 31, 2024.
  • Application deadline for the second wave of enrollment: August 31, 2024.

It may take approximately 2 weeks to get an admission committee decision.

Applicant requirements
  • Fill in the AUK Application form.
  • Prove your English language proficiency: B2 (TOEFL ibt: 60+, IELTS Academic: 5.5+, Duolingo English test: 80+, Cambridge Exam FCE).
  • Write a 400-word motivation letter in English.
  • Record a 1-2 minute self-presentation video in English.

After these steps, if you received an offer of a place on your desired program, you may sign a reservation contract with AUK. This conditional offer will last until the end of first enrollment wave.

  • Complete your secondary education and provide your school certificate.
  • Pass the National Multidisciplinary Test (NMT). Minimum score required: 130+.
Documents required
  • Application form
  • National ID
  • Tax code number
  • English language certificate
  • Digital 3x4 cm photo
  • School diploma and appendix
Tuition fees and scholarships

The annual tuition fee for a Bachelor’s degree at AUK is $8,000.

In 2024 AUK offers several scholarship options for applicants who meet the entry requirements:

  • Guaranteed War-time scholarship of 50% for Year 1 and Year 2, 25% for Year 3 and Year 4, as part of AUK’s continuous response to the war
  • Leaders of the Future scholarship of up to 99% for Years’ 1-4 granted to academically excellent applicants.
  • Honor scholarships of 99% for Years’ 1-4 awarded to children of the fallen heroes and defenders of Ukraine, honoring those who gave their life for freedom.
  • Need based scholarships of 99% for Years’ 1-4 awarded to children from socially sensitive class. Every applicant should be able to provide strong evidence to support the financial need.
Wartime scholarship -50%
  • Academic years: 24-25, 25-26
  • $8000  $4000 per academic year
  • Hybrid learning - online and in person
  • Dual Degrees and Accelerated Master’s
$8 000 $4 000 per academic year
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Talk to an AUK Enrollment advisor to find the best option for you

Complete the request form, and one of our Enrollment Advisors will contact you to guide you through the admission process, program details, and required documents.

Apply to AUK

Congratulations! This is your first step toward admission to AUK. To access the registration form, you will need to create a personal applicant’s account. Please note that the registration form must be filled out in English. You will also need to upload documents, write a motivation letter, and record a short self-presentation video.

Pass National Multi-Subject Test (NMT)

To enter a bachelor's degree program, you have to submit the results of the National Multi-Subject Test (NMT). To do this you will need to sign-up through the official government website of The Ukrainian Center for Educational Quality Assessment. The results will go directly to the EDBO system used for applying to universities.

Sign the contract with AUK

To complete your enrollment, you need to choose our competitive offer at the EDBO and provide the necessary official documents (passport, educational document, etc.). After that, you will receive enrollment confirmation and will be able to sign the final educational and financial contracts.

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