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Diploma in Financial Technology

Offered by: Methodist College Kuala Lumpur (MCKL)
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Course Duration2.5 Years
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees (International Student)RM23,600/Course
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyAccounting & Finance
Course Description

The wave of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR4.0) has resulted in the swift evolution of the Financial Industry with highly adaptive and fluid Financial Technologies becoming the new norm. Talents with cross-disciplinary knowledge and skills within these fields will become highly demanded in the coming years.

This programme will fully equip students with comprehensive knowledge and future-oriented skills in Financial Technology. Some of the key areas include Financial Accounting, Financial Technology, Principles of Investment and Blockchain. With a comprehensive programme, MCKL aims to produce future-ready students to meet the need of the FinTech industry.

Upon completion of this programme, students will gain a wealth of theoretical, and most importantly practical and translatable knowledge about Financial Technologies and its applications to understanding the disruptions in the FinTech industry across a broad cross-section of products and services, from traditional banking to blockchain.

Students can join the workforce, become FinTech entrepreneurs or further their studies at our partner universities in any related field of specialisation.

Common Core:
  • Business Ethics
  • Business Law
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Information System for Business
  • Business Data Communication
  • Introduction to Microeconomics
  • Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • Introduction to Business Communication
  • Financial Accounting
  • Calculus and Algebra
  • Introduction to Management
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Quantitative Methods
Discipline Core:
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Financial Management
  • Principles of Investment
  • Financial Modelling
  • Personal Financial Planning
  • Introduction to FinTech
  • Introduction to Blockchain
  • FinTech Governance
  • FinTech Project
  • Business Statistics
Compulsory Subjects:
  • Fundamentals of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Introduction to Digital Marketing
Industrial Training:
  •  Industrial Training for FinTech
*Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU):
  • Falsafah dan Isu Semasa 2
  • Information Literacy
  • Character Formation
  • Service Learning 
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A
    • For local students who do not have credit in SPM BM
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1
    • For international students 

MPU: The Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) requires all students to take Mata Pelajaran Umum (MPU) (i.e. General Studies) within the duration of their studies. MCKL established a series of subjects that different programmes need to implement for all students to meet the ministry’s requirements. Subjects will differ depending on the institution and the level of studies of the student.

Entry Requirements

Min. 3 credits in any subjects including Mathematics and a pass in English

Min. 3 credits in any subjects including Mathematics

Min. a Grade C in any subjects; and pass SPM with a credit in Mathematics and a pass in English

Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) or Malaysian Government will be considered on a case-by-case basis

Students without a credit in Mathematics and a pass in English at SPM level or its equivalent may be admitted if the Certificate programme contains subjects in Mathematics and English that are equivalent to Mathematics and English at SPM level.

Intake Months

 January, June & August

Career Prospects
  • App Developer
  • Blockchain Developer
  • Cybersecurity Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • Financial Analyst
  • FinTech Quantitative Developer
  • FinTech Systems Analyst
  • Investment Analyst

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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