It was not earlier than a decade ago that BAF students gained immense exposure in their career fields. Globalization out of all can be considered the major reason. As the interconnectedness between countries is thriving over time, what are the career after BAF?
Apparently, it has been noticed that students are unaware not only of the career opportunities but also the stream as well. Within this blog, we will be addressing in depth the career opportunities after BAF.
What is BAF?
Bachelor of Accounting and Finance (BAF), also known as B.Com Accounting and Finance is an undergraduate course that lasts for three years. This course provides comprehensive knowledge of
accounting and finance. This course provides in-depth knowledge of taxation, auditing, business laws, accounting, and economics.
Here is an overview of the subject of BAF which can give a better knowledge of what this degree encompasses
- Business law
- Cost accounting
- Finance Accounting
- Managerial economics
- Risk Management
Courses to do after BAF
Here we are to put a full stop to your endless worries. If you are the one who is confused and often finds yourself asking “What can I do after BAF?”, the content ahead is just for you.
Below, we have mentioned a few of the courses which you can do after BAF:
- MBA in Finance:
An MBA in finance is a good opportunity for one to specialize in Finance. This would give one a better understanding of finance principles, financial management, and analysis of the financial market. This specialization offers a unique opportunity to blend theoretical subjects with practicality. This can help a lot in career, by letting one gain the skill of business management or financial decision-making
through case studies, projects, etc.
2. Chartered Accountant
This is one of the most chosen courses after BAF. This course is taken in good numbers by any graduate from the commerce stream. This is because the course opens the door to getting a high-paying job. Moreover, it comes with the feasibility of taking up the course simultaneously with BAF which makes it a good choice to get two degrees by graduation.
3. Chartered Financial Analyst
CFA has a pattern resemblance to CA. This is a US-based non-profit organization-certified course. This comprises a three-level exam and clearing it gives one an international certification. What’s interesting about the course is that it gives one the opportunity of having a job abroad. Places like the UK, US, Dubai, etc recruit CFA certified with ease while also making it a good course in demand.
4. Master of Commerce
A Master of Commerce can also be a great step to take after BAF. Being a widely taken course in the Commerce stream, Masters can help one to explore more career opportunities. This is because many job positions state a Master’s in Commerce as a prerequisite to gain the position. This course just broadens the horizon to subjects one learns in B.Com and BAF which helps one gain in-depth knowledge.
There are various others available to dor Masters. The following are a few such courses:
- Masters in Corporate Accountancy
- Masters in Advanced Accountancy
- Masters in Accounting and Finance
- Masters in Accounting and Taxation
- Masters in Accounting and Auditing
5. Diploma Courses
Diploma courses are best if one is looking to gain extra knowledge in a particular niche or subject. Following are a few of the diploma courses to do after BAF:
- Diploma in Investment Studies (D.I.S. )
- Diploma Course in E-Commerce & Financial Accounting Mgt.
- Diploma in Banking and Finance
- Diploma in International Business
- Diploma in Insurance
- Diploma in Corporate Law
We have given more detailed information of the courses in one of our blogs on I AM CONFUSED ABOUT MY CAREER AFTER B.COM.. WHAT TO DO?
Career Opportunities after BAF
The above description which gives an overview of broad terms is still not competent to reveal the career prospects. Within the pages ahead, we will be directing you towards career avenues after BAF which can help you with walking on the right path. Here are the following:
- Finance Managers
- Finance Analysis
- Tax Consultants
- Financial Risk Manager
- Accounts Assistant
- Tax Consultant
- Auditors Accountant
Within this blog, we have talked at length about the career prospects and course options after BAF. Being a BAF graduate, if you still feel stuck, we can help you out by assisting. It is advised to consult once with the experts of a career counselor before you take up any career. This is because choosing a career impacts a lot and if opted unwisely, things can unfavorably go downturn. So, better to conduct thorough research and advice before choosing any of the avenues.