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Bachelor of Finance Honours Fees Structure, Admission, Intake, Deadline

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Duration 3 Years
  Intake January, May, October
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Overview of Bachelor of Finance Honours in Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman UTAR Malaysia

Finance concerns the management of money and the acquisition of funds by individuals, business entities and governments through the financial system. It deals with activities such as managing financial resources for daily operations, the designing of sound financial or investment strategy, raising of funds, acquiring low-cost credit, fund allocation and financial risk management.

The Bachelor of Finance (Honours) aims to prepare students with specialist skills in finance and the ability to design financial management strategies as well as provide top-level financial advice to governments, companies and individuals. It allows for in-depth study of critical concepts in finance, economics and accounting while focusing on issues of business finance in both domestic and international settings. There is an emphasis on quantitative techniques and will require skills in key qualitative and quantitative research methods. We have excellent learning facilities including the most up-to-date Bloomberg Financial Terminals. Having access to Bloomberg in their coursework, our students will learn how to analyse financial markets, assess economic scenarios and interpret the key news developments that impact the global economy.

UTAR is one of the few universities in the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) University Programme that included significant portion of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Kowledge (CBOK) into its curricula. Hence, UTAR Bachelor of Finance (Honours) will be provided with a solid foundation to pursue the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Programme. In addition, graduates of the Bachelor of Finance (Honours) are also eligible for certain professional paper exemptions from other prestigious professional bodies such as ACCA, ICSA, MACS adn FPAM


  • Research Analyst & Investment Analyst
  • Audit Manager
  • Cost Estimator
  • Insurance & Reinsurance Advisor
  • International Trade Consultant
  • Treasury & Risk Manager
  • Financial Analyst Investment Performance Specialist
  • Investment Banking Analyst



Year 1

  • Co-Curriculum
  • Corporate and Business Law
  • English for Business
  • Financial Accounting Framework I
  • Financial Accounting Framework II
  • Financial Information for Management
  • Financial Management
  • Management Principles
  • Managing Information
  • MPU1*
  • National Language/ Other Languages
  • Quantitative Techniques I
  • Quantitative Techniques II
  • Sun Zi's Art of War and Business Strategies

Year 2

  • Basic Econometrics
  • Business Ethics
  • Corporate Finance
  • Econometrics
  • Economics
  • Elective I
  • English for Management
  • Financial Investment
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • International Trade
  • Islamic Finance
  • Management Accounting
  • MPU1**
  • Research Methods

Year 3

  • Business and Society
  • Financial Derivatives
  • Fixed Income Securities
  • Industrial Training
  • International Monetary Systems And Banking
  • Multinational Finance
  • Portfolio Management
  • 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



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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