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BSc (Hons) Finance & Investment   APPLY

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Level UNDER-GRADUATE
  Duration 3 Years
  Intake January, May and September
  Tution Fees N/A

The programme aims to produce competent graduates with the fundamental knowledge and skills to undertake capital appraisals, financial assets valuation and management of investments and risks in various financial markets including equities, bond, FOREX, commodities and derivatives. Specifically, the programme will expose students to both theoretical and practical approaches in areas such as corporate finance, security analysis and portfolio management, to name a few. Overall, the programme encompasses a comprehensive study of money markets, financial instruments, financial planning, banking and corporate restructuring.


Assessments

The assessment is a combination of examinations, projects and assignments - students in their final year are also required to complete a dissertation in the Financial Research Project course. This will enable students to acquire up-to-date vocational skills that are relevant and competitive, which will undoubtedly reflect the complex and challenging nature of the accounting, finance and business realms.

Qualification

Academic Requirements

UCSI Foundation Year

Minimum CGPA of 2.50 out of 4.00, and pass SPM (or any equivalent qualification) with credit in Mathematics and pass in English.

 

STPM

Minimum Grade C+ (GP 2.33) in any 2 subjects; and pass SPM (or any equivalent qualification) with credit in Mathematics and pass in English.

 

A-levels

Minimum 2 D grades

 

UEC

Minimum 5 credits (B6)  including Mathematics and pass in English

 

National matriculation/ Foundation

Minimum CGPA of 2.50 out of 4.00, and pass SPM (or any equivalent qualification) with credit in Mathematics and pass in English.

 

International Baccalaureate (IB)

Minimum score of 26 points in 6 subjects

 

Canadian Pre-U

Minimum average of 60% in 6 subjects

 

SAM / Australian Year 12

Minimum average of 60% in 5 subjects

 

Other qualifications deemed equivalent to STPM/A-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency

Minimum overall average of 60%

 

Any qualification equivalent to Diploma in Finance, Banking, Insurance or related field (Level 4, MQF)

Minimum CGPA of 2.50 out of 4.00

 

Other equivalent qualifications

To be reviewed by the faculty on a case-to-case basis


Note (Source: Finance Program Standard):
The credit requirement for Mathematics and pass in English at SPM level for the candidate with STPM or Matriculation/Foundation qualification can be waived should the qualifications contain Mathematics and English subjects with equivalent / higher achievement.

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR FOUNDATION YEAR

Qualification

Academic Requirements

SPM

Pass SPM with minimum 5 credits

O-Level

Minimum 5 credits (C)

UEC

Pass UEC with minimum 3 credits (B6)

Other qualifications deemed equivalent to STPM/A-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency

Minimum overall average of 50%

Other qualifications deemed equivalent to SPM/O-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency

Minimum overall average of 60%

Note / Legend:

Discretion is given to the Head of Department to deal with applicants who have results borderline to the Academic Requirements.

SPM Credit – 'A+' to 'C'
O-Level – 'A' to 'C'
UEC Credit – 'A1' to 'B6'

STPM principal – 'A' to 'C'
'A' Levels principal – 'A' to 'E'

English Language Requirements

For local student:

  • A distinction (A+, A, or A-) in the English Language subject at SPM/UEC level. If the English Language requirement is not met, student may be required to take an additional English module(s) prior to or concurrently with the undergraduate program based on the University’s decision.

For international student:

  • IELTS minimum Band 6
  • TOEFL  (Internet-based) minimum 60
  • Cambridge English Qualification and Test minimum score of 169
  • Pearson Test of English minimum score 59
  • MUET minimum Band 4

 

The course is an excellent platform to prepare students for exciting careers in the corporate sector, financial industry, government agencies and evenpostgraduate studies in finance and investment. Graduates of this programme are able to find career opportunities in the following roles:

  • Investment Analyst
  • Credit Manager
  • Financial Analyst
  • Treasurer
  • Fund Manager
  • Credit Analyst
  • Financial Planner
  • Investment Broker
  • Investment Banker
  • Risk Manager
  • Financial Trader

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 (MPU-U2)
  • Business Law - Malaysian Perspective (MPU-U3)/
    Other MPU-U3 equivalent courses (MPU-U3)
  • Extracurricular Learning Experience 1 (MPU-U4)
  • 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
  • Equity Analysis
  • Extracurricular Learning Experience 2 (MPU-U4)
  • Co-Operative Placement 2

Elective 1 (Choose ONE)

  • Relationship Marketing
  • Strategic Management

Year 3

  • Financial Research Project A
  • Risk management and Insurance
  • Business Research Method
  • Portfolio Management
  • Treasury Management
  • Financial Research Project B
  • Financial Derivatives
  • Multinational Finance
  • Strategic Financial Management
  • Merger, Acquisition and Corporate Restructuring
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Extracurricular Learning Experience 3 (MPU-U4)
  • Co-Operative Placement 3

Elective 2 (Choose ONE)

  • Islamic Capital Markets
  • Entrepreneurship

 

General Courses (MPU) are compulsory for all students.

U1

– For Malaysian students:

  1. Ethnic Relations
  2. Islamic Civilisation and Asian Civilisation

– For foreign students:

  1. Malaysian Studies
  2. Communication in Bahasa Melayu 3

Financial Planning Association of Malaysia (FPAM)

Financial Planning Association of Malaysia (FPAM)
Module 2 out of 4 towards Certified Financial Planner certification examinations

Exemption for Module 2
The students must have passed BFI302 Risk Management and Insurance with at least a B grade and also need to attend a 30 hour workshop on Estate Planning to be eligible for the exemption.

Along with this students who have passed BFI202 Personal Wealth Management with a B grade are only required to attend 20 a hours workshop on Tax Planning before registering for Module 1 exams. This is in lieu of the 60 hours of lectures required for the module.  

 

The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI)

The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI)
Complete 6 levels to become a Chartered Fellow

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