BACHELOR OF BUSINESS (HONS) FINANCE & ECONOMICS

KPT/JPS (R/343/6/0039)02/22
INTAKES : MARCH, AUGUST
 
Our bachelor degree in Finance and Economics programme is designed to equip students with in-depth understanding of economic behaviour and an extensive knowledge of the financial sector, drawing upon the many insights of modern theories in economics and finance.

Through this finance economics degree programme, students will develop methodological approaches and knowledge required to analyse and evaluate the complexities of financial markets. Students will discover more about capital markets and investment decision-making, option pricing as well as national economies on a macro-economic level.

Our students also have the chance to obtain the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) credentials which is recognised all over the world and is a requirement if our students wished to pursue employment in banks or as Financial Analysts, Fund Managers and Risk Managers.
 
3-YEAR PROGRAMME

Professional Accreditation
  • Graduates will be provided with a solid foundation to pursue the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) programme.

Comprehensive Curriculum
  • In-depth understanding in business, finance and economics via modules such as Applied Econometrics, International Economic: Theory & Policy, Investment Management, 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 KPMG 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.
 
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
  • Business Law
  • Corporate Finance
  • Intermediate Microeconomics
  • MPU (U1a)*
  • MPU (U1b)*
  • MPU (U4)
Semester 4
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Economics for Organisation
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • Portfolio Management
  • Research Methods
Semester 5 (Short Semester)
Internship / Industry Immersion
 
YEAR 3
Semester 6
  • Business Ethics & Values
  • Business in Context: Case Study I
  • or
  • Entreprenuership Accelerator Project I
  • or
  • Project I (Finance & Economics)
  • Elective I
  • Elective II
Semester 7
  • Business in Context: Case Study II
  • or
  • Entreprenuership Accelerator Project II
  • or
  • Project II (Finance & Economics)
  • Derivatives
  • Financial Economics
  • Strategic Management
  • Elective III
 
ELECTIVES
  • Business Ethics & Values
  • Business Law
  • Cross Cultural Management
  • Developmental Economics
  • Doing Business in Asia
  • Human Resource Management
  • Industrial Economics
  • Principles of Marketing
  • 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
  • Bank Manager
  • Corporate Treasurer
  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Manager
  • Financial Planner
  • Fund Manager
  • Remisier
  • Investment Manager
 
 
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