BACHELOR OF BUSINESS (HONS) BANKING & FINANCE

JPT/JPS (N/343/6/0040) (MQA/FA1148) 02/17
INTAKES : MARCH, AUGUST
 
This Bachelor of Business in Banking and Finance degree programme is designed to equip students with a background of banking and finance concepts, as well as knowledge and skills that allow for practical application in the modern-day workplace.

Students are prepared for a wide-array of careers in financial sectors, including financial consultancy, stock broker, commercial and investment banking, securities commission and central bank.
 
3-YEAR PROGRAMME

Comprehensive Curriculum
  • In-depth understanding of banking & finance via modules such as Money & Banking, Banking Law, Investment Management, Derivatives Securities, Islamic Finance, Doing Business in Asia, and Business Ethics & Values.
  • Understanding of the capital market through modules by Securities Industry Development Corporation (SIDC) and Bursa Malaysia Derivatives, such as Futures & Options, and Rules & Regulations of Futures & Options.
  • Understanding of financial planning through module by Credit Counseling & Debt Management Agency (an agency under Bank Negara Malaysia), such as the Personal Financial Planning.

Industry-relevant Curriculum
  • The Module Adoption Programme (MAP) links theory to practice by inviting industry specialists such as CIMB Group to give lectures, share experiences, case studies and projects to enhance students’ learning.
  • Opportunity to embark on a fast-track employment programme (Exec Track Programme) with CIMA and KPMG.

The AICB Executive Banker Certificate Award
  • Students who obtain a grade point average of more than 3.0 will graduate from Taylor’s University with an additional certificate, the Executive Banker certificate which is awarded by the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers (AICB).
 
PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
YEAR 1
Semester 1
  • Business Communication
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Introduction to Management
  • Microeconomics
  • Quantitative Methods for Business
Semester 2
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Macroeconomics
  • Organisational Behavior
  • Principles of Marketing
  • MPU (U2)*
  • MPU (U3)*
 
YEAR 2
Semester 3
  • Bank Management
  • Business Law
  • Money & Banking
  • MPU (U1a)*
  • MPU (U1b)*
  • MPU (U4)*
Semester 4
  • Portfolio Management
  • Research Methods
  • Risk Management
  • Wealth Management
  • Elective I
 
YEAR 3
Semester 5 (Short Semester)
Internship / Industry Immersion

Semester 6
  • Business Ethics & Values
  • Business in Context: Case Study I
  • or
  • Entreprenuership Accelerator Project I
  • or
  • Project (Baking & Finance I)
  • Islamic Banking & Finance
  • Elective II
Semester 7
  • Credit Management
  • Futures & Options
  • Islamic Finance
  • Personal Financial Planning
  • Elective III
 
ELECTIVES
Year 2 Electives
  • Corporate Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • Introduction to Management Accounting
Year 3 Electives
  • Credit Management
  • Comparative Banking
  • Financial Economics
  • Futures & Options
  • Organisational Studies
  • Rules & Regulations of Futures & Options
 
NOTE:
* The Ministry of Education (MOE) requires all students to take Mata Pelajaran Umum (MPU) (i.e. General Studies) which is categorised under U1, U2, U3 and U4 within the duration of their studies. U1 modules are prescribed by MOE whereas U2, U3 and U4 modules are from a list of University Core Modules (UCM) prescribed as per the Programme Guide.
 
CAREER OPTIONS
  • Credit Manager
  • Credit Processing
  • Corporate Treasurer
  • Finance Manager
  • Financial Research Analyst
  • Fund Manager
  • Investment Analyst
  • Mortgage Sales
  • Remisier
  • Risk Management Manager
 
 
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