Diploma in Banking and Finance

(AA0063) (KL), (AA0143) (PG), (MQA/FA3843) (SB) KL (R2/343/4/0255)(08/28)(AA0063), Penang (R2/0412/4/0254A)(09/28)(AA0143), Sabah (R/343/4/0152)(08/24)(MQA/FA 3843)

Course Information

Duration: 2 years

June and November (November intake only for KL main campus)

Campus: Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Sabah
Full Time
Conducted in Malaysia: Yes
Level of Study: Diploma Level
Field of Study: Accounting & Finance
Faculty: Faculty of Accountancy, Finance and Business
Awarding Country: Malaysia
Exam Body: Internal Qualification, Malaysia
Fees: 18,900 / 35,900 (international)

Course Overview

The curriculum of this programme focuses on the operation and management of banking institutions and the regulations governing the banking industry in Malaysia.


Exemptions awarded by professional body:

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Graduates may be admitted into Year 2 of:

Graduates of this programme can also apply for admission into relevant bachelor degree programmes at TAR UMT or other universities on credit transfer.

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  • Principles of Accounting
  • Economics
  • Quantitative Studies
  • Introduction to Business
  • IT Fundamentals and Applications
  • Fundamentals of Marketing
  • Fundamentals of Finance
  • Principles of Investment
  • Commercial Banking Operations and Services
  • Mathematics of Economics
  • Workplace Communication
  • Fundamentals of Taxation
  • Investment and Financial Analysis
  • Ethics for Business
  • Financial Accounting
  • Bank Lending Assessment & Management
  • Banking Securities
  • Islamic Banking
  • International Trade Finance
  • Law Relating to Financial Services
  • Fintech in Financial Services
  • Personal Financial Planning
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Private Banking
  • Elective

Compulsory Courses:

  • English for Tertiary Studies
  • Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban
  • Academic English
  • Civic Consciousness and Volunteerism/Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Integrity and Anti-Corruption
  • Co-curricular

Entry Requirements

Admission Requirements

  1. SPM - 3 Credits in the relevant subjects
  2. O Level - 3 Grade C in the relevant subjects
  3. UEC - 3 Grade B in the relevant subjects
  4. Certificate - Relevant Certificate accredited by MQA OR Relevant Skilled/Technical/Vocational Certificate recognised by the Malaysian Government.

Compulsory subjects:

  1. (1), (2) or (3) must include SPM Credit/ O Level Grade C in Mathematics/ UEC Grade B in one mathematics subject
  2. (1), (2) or (3) must include SPM Pass/ O Level Grade E(Pass)/ UEC Grade C in English Language


  1. SPM holders must have at least a pass in Bahasa Melayu and SPM holders from Year 2013 onwards must have at least a pass in Sejarah.
  2. Students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu are required to pass Bahasa Kebangsaan A before the award of Diploma.
  3. Equivalent qualifications/qualifications from other Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  4. Subject to the Ministry of Education latest requirements.

Career Prospects

Graduates of Diploma in Banking and Finance can secure employment in the banks and financial institutions in the following areas:

  • Credit Processing
  • Mortgage Sales
  • Treasury Services
  • Customer Relations at the Sub-professional Level & etc
  • All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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