Banking / Finance Degree Programme

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Bachelor of Banking and Finance (Hons)

Logo of Asia Pacific University (APU)

Campus: Kuala Lumpur

Intakes: April, May, September, November

Duration: 3 years

‘A’ levels 2 Passes with Grade C & Above
STPM 2 Principal Passes with a minimum Grade C+ (GP 2.33)
APIIT/APU Foundation or equivalent CGPA 2.5
Ausmat / SAM  Minimum 60%
CPU / Victorian Certificate of Education / Ontario Secondary School Diploma Minimum 50% 
IB Minimum 24 marks
UEC 5 Grade B’s including Mathematics
  • A qualification that APU accepts as equivalent to the above.
Year 1
  • General Studies
  • Co-curricular Activities
  • Quantitative and Statistical Methods
  • Introduction to Management
  • Business and Communications Skills
  • Financial Accounting 1
  • Business Economics
  • Introduction to Banking & Finance
  • Financial Accounting 2
  • Accounting for Bankers
  • Business Law
  • Marketing
Year 2
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • The Financial System
  • Banking Instruments & Procedures
  • Time Series and Forecasting
  • Management of Financial Services
  • Integrated Business processes with SAP ERP System
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Business Research Methods
  • Financial Management
  • Law of Banking & Finance
  • Treasury Management
  • Credit Management
  • Internship
Year 3
  • Risk Management in Banking
  • Financial Derivatives
  • Corporate Finance
  • International Banking & Investment
  • Investigations in Banking & Finance
  • Building Customers Relationships
  • Portfolio Management
  • Banking and Finance Project
  • Control & Audit System
  • Corporate Restructuring
  • Global Finance

Bachelor in Banking and Finance (Hons) with specialism in Financial Planning

This programme is specially designed to provide students with knowledge and skills relevant to the present banking and wealth management services. Students will learn the necessary basic technical competency and professionalism to become employable in the banking and wealth management industry. They are also exposed to a more in-depth understanding of financial planning and ability to undertake a project which explores this area in a more analytical manner. This programme shares common modules with Bachelor in Banking and Finance (Hons) in Year 1. However, in Year 2 students are introduced to financial economics, financial planning and control, knowledge of financial systems, law of banking and finance, and fundamentals of investment. In Year 3, students will learn more about the practical aspects of financial planning especially the role of financial planners in providing advisory and consultancy services to customers including the construction of a comprehensive financial plan. Students will also learn about Financial Derivatives and making financial decisions.

Bachelor in Banking and Finance (Hons) with specialism in Investment and Risk Management

This programme is specially designed to provide students with knowledge and understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of investment and risk management, as well as knowledge and skills necessary to analyse complex situations that occur in financial decision-making. This programme also ensures students’ exposure to a more in-depth understanding of financial risk management and undertake project which explores this area in a more analytical way. This programme shares common modules with Bachelor in Banking and Finance (Hons) in Year 1. However, in Year 2 students will focus on the management and appraisal of financial risk as well as theories of securities & options, understanding of the characteristics of fixed income securities and the tools and techniques for analysis and management of fixed income portfolios. Students will also be exposed to other areas of knowledge of banking, finance, economics, and investment analysis which as supplementary modules to produce wholesome graduates equipped with knowledge in investment and risk management as well as credit risk in banking and finance. In Year 3, students will learn more about the practical aspects of risk management practices and theory especially in banks and corporate firms. Students will also learn about the globalization of banking and finance in International Banking and Investment including strategies of risk management adopted by firms in practice. Concept and empirical applications of Technical Analysis and Trading will also be taught at this level.

Business and Finance MA (Hons)

Logo of Heriot-Watt University

Campus: Putrajaya

Intakes: September

Duration: 3 years

Heriot-Watt University Malaysia Foundation in Business and Design CCCC
A-Level BBC
STPM BBC
Diploma / Any other relevant qualification Recognised by the Malaysian Government
Year 1
  • Financial Markets Theory
  • „„Quantitative Methods
  • „„Corporate Financial Theory
  • „Organisational Behaviour
Year 2
  • „„International Bond and Currency Markets
  • „„Mergers and Acquisitions
  • „„Financial Derivatives
  • „„Managing Corporate Value
  • „„Strategic Management
Year 3
  • Management Dissertation OR
  • „„Accounting and Finance Dissertation

RM 33,100

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Banking and Finance

Logo of KDU University College

Campus: Utropolis Glenmarie

Intakes: January, May, September

Duration: 3 years

GCE A-Levels / STPM 2 Principal Passes
UEC Min. 5 credits
Diploma / Foundation Studies CGPA 2.0 
Any other qualifications deemed equivalent by the Ministry of Education Pass (Subject to review and approval of certified transcripts)
Year 1
  • Academic English 1
  • Academic English 2
  • Business Statistics
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Markets & Institutions
  • Management Accounting 1
  • Principles of Economics
  • Principles of Finance
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Principles of Management
Year 2
  • Advanced Financial Accounting
  • Applied Financial Analysis
  • Auditing
  • Company Law
  • Corporate Finance
  • International Finance
  • Introduction to Taxation
  • Management Accounting 2
  • Professional Development & Leadership Skills
Year 3
  • Accounting Information System
  • Corporate Governance in Banking & Finance
  • 1 Elective Subject
  • Governance, Risk & Ethics
  • Investment Analysis
  • Research Methodology
  • Final Year Project 
  • Internship

RM 60,690

Bachelor of Business Management (Hons) in Financial Management (Dual Degree) SEGi & AU

Logo of SEGi University Colleges

Campus: Kota Damansara

Intakes: January, September

Duration: 3 years

  • Foundation in Commerce
  • STPM
  • Pre-University
  • A-Levels
  • UEC
  • or equivalent qualification
Year 1
  • Personal Development and Communication Skills
  • Quantitative and Statistical Methods
  • Principals of Economics
  • Business Management
  • Financial Accounting 1
  • Global and Applied Economics
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Information Technology & Systems
  • Innovative & Creative Skills in Business
  • Understanding Markets and Consumers
  • Bahasa Malaysia A
  • Pengajian Malaysia
  • Pengajian Islam / Pendidikan Moral
Year 2
  • International Business
  • Business Communication
  • Managing Organization 1
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Financial Management 1
  • Research Methodology
  • Business Law
  • Negociation & Conflict Management
  • E-Commerce
  • Introduction to Strategic Management
  • Business Research Project
  • Corporate Finance
Year 3
  • Business Ethics
  • Business-Government Relations
  • Management Accounting
  • Financial Management 2
  • Financial Reporting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Strategic and Change Management
  • International Finance : Markets & Mgt.
  • Investment Decision
  • Financial Auditing
  • Environmental Management and Technology

Bachelor of Business (Hons) in Banking & Finance

Logo of Taylor's University Lakeside Campus

Campus: Subang Jaya

Intakes: March, August

Duration: 3 years

Taylor’s Business Foundation (TBF) / Taylor’s Foundation in Arts (FIA) / Taylor’s Diploma in Business (DIB)
Pass with min. CGPA 2.00
STPM Min. CCC with CGPA 2.00
UEC Pass with min. 5Bs, max. 24 points
A Levels Min. CDD or equivalent of min. 200 points
South Australian Matriculation (SAM)/SACE International Min. ATAR 65
Canadian Pre-University (CPU) Min. average of 65% in 6 subjects
International Baccalaureate (IB) Min. 24 points in 6 subjects
Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY)
Min. 255 / 400
Year 1
  • Business Communication
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Introduction to Management
  • Microeconomics
  • Quantitative Methods for Business
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Macroeconomics
  • Organisational Behavior
  • Principles of Marketing
  • 2 MPU
Year 2
  • Corporate Finance
  • Derivatives Securities
  • Money & Banking
  • 3 MPU
  • Bank Management
  • Banking Law
  • Financial Markets
  • Investment Management
  • Research Methods
Year 3
  • Internship
  • Comparative Banking
  • Internet Banking
  • Project
  • Elective I
  • Credit Management
  • Futures & Options
  • Islamic Finance
  • Personal Financial Planning
  • Elective II

RM 98,590

Banking and Finance BSc (Hons)

Logo of The University Of Nottingham

Campus: Semenyih

Intakes: September

Duration: 3 years

A level

BBB, excluding general studies

IB Diploma

30 points with 5,5,5 at Higher Level and 5 points in mathematics at Standard or Higher Level

STPM

B+B+B+, excluding Pengajian Am

UEC

5 As, exluding Bahasa Malaysia and Chinese language but may include English. 

SAM or other Australian matriculations

ATAR 86 (consideration to be made based on relevant subjects) 
Canadian (CIMP / ICPU) 88% average based on 6 subjects with at least 80% in mathematics of data management 
The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus Foundation Successful completion of any foundation programme and meeting the mathematics requirements
Year 1
  • Business Economics
  • Business Finance
  • Contemporary Economic Policy
  • Entrepreneurship and Business
  • Financial Accounting
  • Managing Operations in the Digital Enterprise
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Principles of Banking
  • Quantitative Methods 1B
Year 2
  • Computational Finance
  • Consumer Banking
  • Financial Management
  • Introductory Econometrics
  • Legal Framework of Banking and Finance
  • Macroeconomic Policy and Analysis
  • Monetary Theory and Policy
  • Quantitative Methods 2A
Year 3
  • Bank Risk Management
  • Business Ethics
  • Contemporary Issues in Banking
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Economics
  • Financial Markets
  • International Banking
  • International Finance
  • Investment Banking

BSc (Hons) Finance & Investment

Logo of UCSI University

Campus: Kuala Lumpur

Intakes: January, May, September

Duration: 3 years

UCSI Foundation year Pass, with a minimum CGPA of 2.0
STPM Minimum 2 principals (C) (CGPA 2.0) in 2 subjects
A-Level Minimum 2 principals (E)
UEC Minimum 5 credits (B6) including in Mathematics and English
National Matriculation Minimum CGPA of 2.0
International Baccalaureate (IB) Minimum score of 26 points in 6 subjects
Canadian Pre-U Minimum average of 60% in 6 subjects
SAM Minimum average of 60% in 5 subjects
Australian Year 12 ATAR 65%
Other qualifications deemed equivalent to STPM/A-Level by MQA Minimum overall average of 60%
Diploma (business-related) Minimum CGPA of 2.0
Other equivalent qualifications To be reviewed by the faculty on a case-to-case basis
Year 1
  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Statistics and its Application
  • Principles of Banking
  • Microeconomics
  • Introductory Accounting
  • Business Communication
  • Financial Management 1
  • Macroeconomics
  • Introduction to Islamic Banking and Finance
  • University Life
  • Business Law – Malaysian Perspective / Other MPU equivalent courses
  • Extracurricular Learning Experience 1
  • Co-operative Placement 1
Year 2
  • Business Law
  • Financial Management 2
  • International Bank management
  • Basic Econometrics
  • Business Modeling and Spreadsheet
  • Corporate Finance
  • Islamic Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Personal Wealth Management
  • Investment Analysis
  • Merger, Acquisition and Corporate Restructuring
  • Company Law
  • Extracurricular Learning Experience 2
  • Co-operative Placement 2
  • Relationship Marketing / Management Science
Year 3
  • Financial Research Project A
  • Risk management and Insurance
  • Equity Analysis
  • Portfolio Management
  • Treasury Management
  • Financial Research Project B
  • Financial Derivatives
  • Multinational Finance
  • Strategic Financial Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Extracurricular Learning Experience 3
  • Co-operative Placement 3
  • Islamic Capital Markets / Entrepreneurship