Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman UTAR

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman UTAR

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Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) Banking and Finance Fees Structure, Admission, Intake, Deadline

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Duration 3 years (Full-time)
  Intake Intakes: January, May, October


Overview of Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) Banking and Finance in Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman UTAR Malaysia

Banking and Finance related to the management of money and financial instruments of an economy, especially by govermental and corporate entities. Their activities range from managing the circulation of monies, the decision making of investment, the granting of credit, the acquisition of capital, the provision of banking facilities and the management of financial institutions and financial system.The Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) Banking and Finance is developed to train students not only on the different operational aspects of a business entity but is also designed to equip students with specialised banking and finance knowledge and skills.In addition, students practice with an industrial relevant tool such as SAS (Statistical Analysis System) for business analytics and intelligence, data management and predictive analytics. The combination of operational efficiency and expertise in banking and finance coupled with ability in the industrial relevant tool is a qualification that is highly sought after by many employers other than those in the banking and finance sector.Graduates of the Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) Banking and Finance are eligible for certain exemptions from the professional examinations of AICB, ACCA, ICSA, MACS and FPAM. UTAR is one of the few universities in the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) University Programme that included a significant portion of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK) into its curricula. Hence, UTAR Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) Banking and Finance will be provided with a solid foundation to pursue the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Programme.


  • Financial Sector Corporate Governance and Market Surveillance Manager
  • Bank Credit Analyst
  • Personnel Financial Planner
  • Hedge Fund Manager
  • Portfolio Investment Manager
  • Business and Financial Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • Investment Banking Analyst
  • Investment Performance Measurement Analyst



Year 1

  • Business Finance
  • Co-Curriculum
  • Credit Analysis and Lending
  • English for Management
  • Financial Accounting Framework I
  • Financial Accounting Framework II
  • Financial Institutions Operations
  • Management Principles
  • Managing Information
  • MPU1*
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Quantitative Techniques I
  • Quantitative Techniques II


Year 2

  • Basic Econometrics
  • Business and Society
  • Commercial Bank Management
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Econometrics
  • Elective I
  • Elective IV
  • English for Business
  • Financial Derivatives
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Money and Banking Management
  • National Languages/Other Languages
  • Research Method
  • Sun Zi's Art of War and Business Strategies


Year 3

  • Banking Operations and Treasury Management
  • Elective II 
  • Elective III
  • Industrial Training
  • International Finance
  • Islamic Banking
  • Legal Framework of Banking and Financial Institutions
  • MPU 1**
  • Research Project
  • Risk Management


Elective I - Choose 1 course

  • Financial Markets and Regulations
  • Investment Management
  • Personal Financial Planning and Management
  • Elective II - Choose 1 course

    • Business Taxation
    • Financial and Monetary Systems
    • Time Series Analysis


  • Elective III - Choose 1 course

    • Academic Writing
    • Portfolio Management


  • Elective IV - Choose 1 course

    • Interpersonal Communication
    • Introduction to Multimedia
    • Public Speaking and Oral Presentation
    • Technopreneurship
    • MPU 1* - Choose 1 course

      • Hubungan Etnik - For Local Students
      • Malaysian Studies 3 - For International Students


  • MPU 1** - Choose 1 course

    • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 - For International Students
    • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (TITAS) - For Local Students

National Language/Other Language - Choose 1 course

  • Bahasa Kebangsaan (A) - For Malaysian only, without SPM-BM credit
  • Communication Tamil For Health Sciences
  • Introduction to French
  • Introduction to German Language
  • Introduction to Japanese
  • Introduction to Korean
  • Introduction to Tamil Language
  • Introduction to Thai Language


Co-curriculum - Choose 1 course

  • Art, Craft, and Design
  • Arts and Cultural Performance
  • Business Plan Writing & Preparation
  • Community Project
  • Critical Thinking, Creative Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Language, Culture and Social Study Aboard
  • Leadership and Teambuilding
  • Managing Personal Finance
  • Martial Arts
  • Music Performance
  • Oral Communication
  • Social Entrepreneurship Project
  • Sports
  • Study Soft Skills and/or Life Skills Abroad
  • Team Work and Collaborative Project
  • Work Ethics and EQ


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