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Diploma in Finance




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Program Description

Finance is the art and science of managing financial resources, which includes money, planning and wealth. Finance discipline also concerned with determining value and making financial decisions. In general, the discipline covers the understanding on the processes, institutions, markets and instruments involved in the transfer of money amongst individuals, businesses and governments. Moreover, banking and insurance also equally important in the area of finance. In depth, it covers a collection of services provided by individuals or financial institutions that may include investment advice, brokerage services, financial planning, account management, negotiation for business arrangements and other services.

These includes Financial Management, Investment Management, Wealth Management and Financial Engineering. Meanwhile, Banking includes Retail Banking, Corporate Banking,Investment Banking and Digital Banking, whereas Insurance covers Life and Non-Life businesses.

UNIQUENESS OF THE PROGRAMME

1.   Provide financial literacy with practical and theoretical training in class.
-Scenario based learning by gathered the information from recognized bodies. Such as Bursa Malaysia and Department of Statistics of Malaysia.
-Inculcate learning process through recognized website or software. Such as share investor.com and Datastream.

2.   Wide areas of job opportunities in financial and non-financial industries.
-Finance
-Banking
-Insurance
-Investment

3.   Provide industrial training for students to strengthen the knowledge and practical training.

4.   Guestlecture series from financial and non-financial industries experts.

5.   Solvereal-based problems with appropriate current financial methods.

6.   Highpotential to pursue study into bachelor degree programme.

Approval Code: N/343/4/0259 (PA  11152 ) 09/2023

Duration of programme: 7 semesters

Modules
-Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1* OR
Pengajian Malaysia 2**
-Business Mathematics
-English for Academic Purposes
-Fundamentals of Finance
-Fundamentals of Information Technology
-Principles of Management
-Basic Financial Accounting
-Communication Skills
-Credit Management
-Fundamentals of Marketing
-Microeconomics
-Principles of Investment
-Bahasa Kebangsaan A*** OR
Leadership****
-Financial Management
-Risk Management
 
Modules
-Accounting for Decision Making
-Business Law
-Business Statistics
-Financial Markets and Institutions
-Investment Analysis
-Rethinking The Malaysian Context
-Financial Mathematics
-Financial Statement Analysis
-Macroeconomics
-Personal Financing Planning
-Portfolio Management
-Community Service
-Elective
-Ethics and Governance
 
Modules
-Industrial Training (one semester)






Entry Requirement
i.Pass SPM with a minimum of 3 credits including Mathematics and a pass in English; OR
ii. Pass UEC with a minimum of grad B in 3 subjects including Mathematics and a pass in English; OR
iii. Pass STPM with a minimum gred C (NGMP 2.0) and pass SPM with a credit in Mathematics and a pass in English; OR
iv. Pass STAM with a minimum grade of Maqbul and pass SPM with credit in Mathematics and a pass in English; OR
v. Pass SKM (level 3 KKM) in related field with a CGPA 2.0 and a credit in Mathematics and a pass in English at SPM; OR
vi. Pass certificate in Finance, Banking,Insurance (level 3 KKM) in related field with a minimum GP2.0 and a credit in Mathematics and pass in English at SPM level; OR
vii.Any other equivalent qualification recognised by the Government of Malaysia.
Additional Criteria

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

 For Diploma level , international students are required to achieve a minimum score of 5.0 for International English Language Testing System (IELTS) OR its equivalent.  

Remarks  

Notes:

 *To be taken by international student.

 **To be taken by local student.

 *** To be taken by student whodid not earned credit in Bahasa Melayu in SPM/UEC.

 **** To be taken by student whoearned credit in Bahasa Melayu in SPM/UEC.

 ***** Elective courses:

No.

Course Code

Course Name

1.

DIF2743

Entrepreneurship

2.

DIF2713

Introduction to Econometrics

3.

DIF2723

Introduction to Islamic Banking

4.

DIF2733

Insurance and Takaful