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Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Banking and Finance 3+0 in Collaboration with Bangor University, UK




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Program Description

Banking and financial services is a highly competitive and rapidlychanging sector in every modern economy and this course prepares you to takleit head on. In recent years, forces such as globalisation, technologicalchange, deregulation and international integration have fundamentallytransformed the banking and financial services sector. Banks have responded togrowing competitive pressure by diversifying into new activities. Insurancecompanies and pension funds have also grown rapidly and non-bank institutionssuch as supermarkets and telecommunications firms now compete directly infinancial services markets.

A degree in Banking and Finance offers you the opportunity to study the theory and practice of financial services and financial markets, and to analyse the broader role of the financial sector in the national and global economies

Duration: 3 years
Intake: February, June & September


Approval Code: N/343/6/0225 (PA9222) 04/2023
Modules
-Quantitative Methods
-Introduction to Business and Management
-Management and Financial Accounting
-Business Study Skills
-CORE Economics
-Introduction to Marketing
-Financial Markets and Institutions
-Law for Business
-Probability and Optimisation
-Finance
-Microeconomics
-Bank Management
-Statistical Methods
 
Modules
-Macroeconomics
-Investment
-Corporate Governance & Regulation
-International Banking
-Advanced Corporate Finance
-Econometrics
-Money and Banking
-Advanced Investment Theory and Practice
-Investment Banking
-Executive Compensation
-Corporate Risk Management
-Financial Economics
-Industrial Organisation
 
Modules
-Industrial Training

Malaysian Students*
-Tamadun Islam and Tamadun Asia
-Hubungan Etnik
-Bahasa Kebangsaan A OR Entrepreneurship

International Students**
-Bahasa Melayu
-Komunikasi 2
-Pengajian Malaysia 3
-Entrepreneurship

Malaysian and International Students***
-Moral Studies
-Community Service
Entry Requirement
i. A pass in Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) or its equivalent, with a minimum Grade C+ (GGPA 2.33) in any 2 subjects and pass Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) (or any equivalent qualification) with credit in Mathematics at SPM level and pass in English ; OR
ii. A pass in Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) with a minimum grade of Jayyid and pass SPM (or any equivalent qualification) with credit in Mathematics at SPM level and pass in English ; OR
iii. Pass Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with 5 credits ; OR
iv. Any qualification equivalent to Diploma in Finance, Banking, Insurance or related field (Level 4, MQF) with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 out of 4.00 ; OR
v. Matriculation/ Foundation qualification (or its equivalent qualification) with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 out of 4.00, and pass SPM (or any equivalent qualification) with credit in Mathematics and pass in English; OR
vi. Other related equivalent qualifications recognised by the Government of Malaysia. 

• International students are required to achieve a minimum score of 6.0 for International English Language Testing System (IELTS) OR its equivalent.
Remarks  

Note: The credit requirement for Mathermatics and pass in English at SPM level for category (i),(ii) and (v) can be waived should the qualifications contain Mathematics and English subjects with equivalent/higher achievement.  

* Local students without credit in Bahasa Melayu in SPM are compulsory to take Bahasa Kebangsaan A in U2 at any level.

** All degree students including local students who have obtained credit Bahasa Melayu in SPM and who have taken Bahasa Kebangsaan A at earlier level will take MPU3333 Entrepreneurship.