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Bachelor of Banking and Finance (Hons)

Offered by: Open University Malaysia (OUM)
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration24840/Course
Part Time/Full TimePart Time studies/Weekend classes
FacultyOUM Business School
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyAccounting & Finance
Mode of Study4 Yrs 8 Mths
Course Description

The Bachelor of Banking and Finance with Honours (BBF) program offered by Open University Malaysia is to fulfill individual needs with interest in pursuing further education and career in banking and finance. The program to be offered will produce skilled and competent graduates to perform tasks and responsibilities in the fields of banking and finance. OUM aims to produce quality graduates that are analytical, creative and innovative and able to contribute to the development and advancement of banking and finance industry. The BBF curriculum was designed to enable the graduates to obtain various knowledge and skills in banking and finance which include conventional and Islamic approaches.

This program focuses on main fields in the banking and finance such as financial management, corporate finance, international finance, risk management, investment analysis and portfolio management, Islamic finance, conventional banking and Islamic banking, with the intention of providing a wide knowledge and financial skills to the students. Besides core courses offered by OUM, students will enrol into the compulsory courses and basic compulsory such as language, living skills, ethics, entrepreneurship, information technology, thinking skills, management and communication. The purpose of the courses is to provide BBF graduates with various knowledge and skills that are useful to them in their careers either in the public or private sectors.

MPU Courses
Subject Name Credit Hours
Tamadun Islam Dan Asia 3
Hubungan Etnik 3
Entrepreneurship 3
Health & Wellness 3

University Courses
Subject Name Credit Hours
Learning Skills For Open Distance Learners 3
English For written Communication 3
English For Oral Communication 3
English For Workplace Communication 3
Professional Ethics 3


Basic Courses
Subject Name Credit Hours
Principles Of Management 3
Introduction To Communication 3
Thinking Skills And Problem Solving 3
Basic Concept Of Information Technology 3


Core Courses
Subject Name Credit Hours
Mathematic for Management 3
Principles of Microeconomics 3
Marketing Management I 3
Human Resource Management 3
Principles of Macroeconomics 3
Introduction to Statistic 3
Financial Accounting 3
Marketing Management I 3
Financial Market and Institution 3
Financial Management 1 3
Fundamental of Shariah for Islamic Finance 3
Management Accounting 3
Financial Management II 3
Bank Management 3
Company Law 3
International Business 3
Organisational Behaviour 3
Research Methodology 3
E-Commerce 3
International Finance 3
Risk Management and Insurance 3
Strategic Management 3
Islamic Banking Operation 1 3
Portfolio Investment Management 3
Islamic Banking Operation II 3
International Banking 3
Financial Derivatives 3
Entry Requirements

Normal Entry

Passed SPM with at least one credit in any subjects; AND
Passed STPM or equivalent with 2 principles in any subjects; OR
Passed Diploma in relevant field which is recognised by MQA; OR OR
Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government; OR OR
Passed a recognized Matriculation Certificate.


APEL Admission

More than 21 years of age on 1 January in the year of application; AND
Relevant work experience / prior experiential learning; AND
Pass the APEL Assessment (Aptitude Test & Portfolio) conducted by OUM

Career Prospects
  • Financial Planners
  • Investment Bankers
  • Bank Managers
  • Credit Managers
  • Portfolio Managers
  • Financial Analysts
  • Stock Brokers

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

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