Meritus University

Meritus University

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Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Finance (Investment Strategy)   APPLY

  Study Mode
FULL TIME,PART TIME
  Level
UNDER-GRADUATE
  Duration
3 years full-time / 6 years part-time
  Intake
  Tution Fees
N/A

Financial specialist specializes in Investment Strategy is among profession that is most wanted by many including financial institutions. The Asian Institute of Finance once reported in 2015 that 76% employers reporting talent shortages, 77% employers reported that it was increasing difficult to hire and among all those jobs, “specialist” in the areas of “Risk Management & Compliance”, “Product Development” and “Asset/Wealth Management” were among those most difficult jobs to be filled. The MERITUS University’s Bachelor of Science (Hons) Finance (Investment Strategy) is specially designed for these opportunities.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Finance (Investment Strategy)

  • Accounting Fraud
  • Bank Operations and Professional Ethics
  • Corporate Finance
  • Derivatives I
  • Derivatives II
  • Econometrics
  • Equity Investment
  • Ethical and Professional Standards
  • Financial Planning: Process and Environment
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Fixed Income
  • Fundamentals of Actuarial Mathematics 1
  • Fundamentals of Actuarial Mathematics 2
  • International Trade Finance
  • Introduction to Cost Accounting
  • Introduction to Fraud, Money Laundering and AMLA
  • Introduction to Investments
  • Introduction to the Financial Industry
  • Planning for Business Owners and Professionals
  • Portfolio – Building Wealth – Part 1
  • Portfolio – Building Wealth – Part 2
  • Portfolio – Building Wealth – Part 3
  • Portfolio – Building Wealth – Part 4
  • Portfolio – Building Wealth – Part 5
  • Portfolio Management and Stock Exchange Simulation
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Quantitative Methods with Big Data for Business
  • Tax, Retirement, Will & Estate Planning

Business Management

  • Business Communication
  • Corporate and Business Strategy
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Foreign Language – Mandarin
  • Finance for Business
  • Financial Accounting and Reporting
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Introduction to Malaysian Business Law
  • Introduction to Organisations and Management
  • Macroeconomics
  • Marine Finance
  • Marine Insurance
  • Marketing, Communication and Branding
  • Microeconomics
  • Research Methods
  • Risk Management and Insurance
  • Social Enterprise Project

Personal Development

  • Employability Skills
  • English Language
  • Personal & Leadership Development

Compulsory

  • Malaysian Studies
  • Communication using Malay Language 2

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Entry Requirements:

For Malaysian Student

  • Pass in STPM with a minimum Grade C+ (GPA 2.33) in any 2 subjects and pass SPM with at least 5 credits in any subject OR
  • Pass UEC with at least Grade B in any 5 subjects OR
  • Pass in STAM with a minimum grade of Jayyid and pass SPM with at least 5 credits in any subjects including English and Mathematics OR
  • Pass Matriculation / Foundation in Science and Technology / Science / Arts / Business field or its equivalent from a recognized institution with at least CGPA 2.50 OR
  • Pass A-Level in any 2 subjects or equivalent OR
  • University Aggregate of 50% or ATAR score of at least 50 for various Australian Matriculation Programs OR
  • Completed International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) with minimum of 20 points in 5 subjects OR
  • Completed Canadian Pre-University (CPU) with minimum average of 50% in 5 subjects OR
  • Pass any MQA accredited Diploma (Level 4 MQF) with least CGPA 2.50 OR
  • Pass any MQA accredited Advanced Diploma (Level 5 MQF) with least CGPA 2.00
  • Any other qualification that are equivalent and approved by The MERITUS University’s Senate.

For International Student

  • Pass Matriculation / Foundation in Science and Technology / Science / Arts / Business field or its equivalent from a recognized institution with at least CGPA 2.50 OR
  • Pass A-Level in any 2 subjects or equivalent OR
  • University Aggregate of 50% or ATAR score of at least 50 for various Australian Matriculation Programs OR
  • Completed International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) with minimum of 20 points in 5 subjects OR
  • Completed Canadian Pre-University (CPU) with minimum average of 50% in 5 subjects OR
  • Pass any MQA accredited Diploma (Level 4 MQF) with least CGPA 2.50 OR
  • Pass any MQA accredited Advanced Diploma (Level 5 MQF) with least CGPA 2.00
  • Any other qualification that are equivalent and approved by The MERITUS University’s Senate.

International Students English Proficiency

  • International English Language Test (IELTS)
    – Overall band 6.5 OR
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
    – Paper based test score of 570 and above OR
    – Computer based test score of 230 and above OR
    – Internet based test score of 88 and above.
  • Conditional offers are considered on a case by case basis by the Admissions Committee.

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