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Bachelor of Science (Hons) Finance & Investment

Offered by: UCSI University
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Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration3 Yrs (9 Sem)
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Fees55560/Course
Fees (International Student)57540/Course
CampusUCSI University, Kuala Lumpur Campus
FacultyFaculty of Business & Information Science
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyAccounting & Finance
Course Description

The programme aims to produce competent graduates with the fundamental knowledge and skills to undertake capital appraisals, financial assets valuation and management of investments and risks in various financial markets including equities, bond, FOREX, commodities and derivatives. Specifically, the programme will expose students to both theoretical and practical approaches in areas such as corporate finance, security analysis and portfolio management, to name a few. Overall, the programme encompasses a comprehensive study of money markets, financial instruments, financial planning, banking and corporate restructuring.


Assessments

The assessment is a combination of examinations, projects and assignments - students in their final year are also required to complete a dissertation in the Financial Research Project course. This will enable students to acquire up-to-date vocational skills that are relevant and competitive, which will undoubtedly reflect the complex and challenging nature of the accounting, finance and business realms.

Curriculum
Year 1
  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Statistics and its Application
  • Principles of Banking
  • Microeconomics
  • Introductory Accounting
  • Business Communication
  • Financial Management 1
  • Macroeconomics
  • Introduction to Islamic Banking and Finance
  • University Life (MPU-U2)
  • Business Law - Malaysian Perspective (MPU-U3)/
    Other MPU-U3 equivalent courses (MPU-U3)
  • Extracurricular Learning Experience 1 (MPU-U4)
  • Co-operative Placement 1
Year 2
  • Business Law
  • Financial Management 2
  • International Bank management
  • Basic Econometrics
  • Business Modeling and Spreadsheet
  • Corporate Finance
  • Islamic Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Personal Wealth Management
  • Investment Analysis
  • Merger, Acquisition and Corporate Restructuring
  • Company Law
  • Extracurricular Learning Experience 2 (MPU-U4)
  • Co-operative Placement 2
Elective 1 (Choose ONE)
  • Relationship Marketing
  • Management Science
Year 3
  • Financial Research Project A
  • Risk management and Insurance
  • Equity Analysis
  • Portfolio Management
  • Treasury Management
  • Financial Research Project B
  • Financial Derivatives
  • Multinational Finance
  • Strategic Financial Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Extracurricular Learning Experience 3 (MPU-U4)
  • Co-operative Placement 3
Elective 2 (Choose ONE)
  • Islamic Capital Markets
  • Entrepreneurship
General Courses (MPU) are compulsory for all students.

U1 –   For Malaysian students:
  1. Ethnic Relations
  2. Islamic Civilisation and Asian Civilisation

–   For foreign students:
  1. Malaysian Studies
  2. Communication in Bahasa Melayu 3

All information is correct at the time of upload and UCSI University reserves the right to make amendments without prior notice.

Entry Requirements

For general Business degree: UCSI Foundation year Pass, with a minimum CGPA of 2.0 STPM Minimum 2 principals (C) (CGPA 2.0) in 2 subjects and pass in Mathematics and English at SPM Level A-Level Minimum 2 principals (E) UEC Minimum 5 credits (B6) including in Mathematics and English National Matriculation Minimum CGPA of 2.0 International Baccalaureate (IB) Minimum score of 26 points in 6 subjects Canadian Pre-U Minimum average of 60% in 6 subjects SAM Minimum average of 60% in 5 subjects Australian Year 12 ATAR 65% Other qualifications deemed equivalent to STPM/A-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency Minimum overall average of 60% Diploma (business-related) Minimum CGPA of 2.0 Other equivalent qualifications To be reviewed by the faculty on a case-to-case basis *For Accounting, Actuarial Science, Diploma and School of IT programmes, please refer to http://www.ucsiuniversity.edu.my/fobis/ for more details on entry requirements

Intake Months

September and February

Career Prospects

The course is an excellent platform to prepare students for exciting careers in the corporate sector, financial industry, government agencies and evenpostgraduate studies in finance and investment. Graduates of this programme are able to find career opportunities in the following roles:

  • Investment Analyst
  • Credit Manager
  • Financial Analyst
  • Treasurer
  • Fund Manager
  • Credit Analyst
  • Financial Planner
  • Investment Broker
  • Investment Banker
  • Risk Manager
  • Financial Trader

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


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