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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.

·        Scenariobased learning by gathered the information from recognized bodies. Such asBursa Malaysia and Department of Statistics of Malaysia.

·        Inculcatelearning process through recognized website or software. Such asshareinvestor.com and Datastream.

2.   Wideareas 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
Modules
English for Academic Purposes
Fundamentals of Finance
Pengajian Malaysia 2 
(Local Student)
Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (International Student)

Communication Skills
Principles of Management
Business Mathematics
Fundamentals to Information Technology
Principles of Investment

Financial Management
Basic Financial Accounting
Fundamentals of Marketing
Fundamentals of Economics
Credit Management
Elective 1
 
Modules
Business Statistics
Risk Management
Financial Mathematics
Financial Statement Analysis
Investment Analysis
Financial Markets and Institutions
Business Law
Elective 2

Ethics and Governance
Portfolio Management
Personal Financial Planning
Elective 3
 
Modules
Industrial Training (one semester)

Electives to complete 3 out of 4
Introduction to econometrics
Islamic Finance
Insurance & Takaful
Entrepreneurship

COMPULSARY *MPU:
Community Service
English for Academic Purposes
Pengajian Malaysia 2 (Malaysians)
Bahasa Kominikasi 1 (international Students)
Bahasa Kebangsaan A
Leadership
Critical Analysis
Entry Requirement

i.        PassSijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) (or any equivalent qualification) with at least credits in 3 subjects including Mathematics and pass in English ; OR

ii.       Pass Sijil Tinggi Persokolahan Malaysia(STPM) (or any equivalent qualification) with a minimum of Grade C (GP 2.0) inany subject; and pass SPM(or any equivalent qualification) with credit inMathematics and pass in English; OR

iii.      Pass Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM)with a minimum of grade of Maqbul; and pass SPM(or any equivalentqualification) with credit in Mathematics and pass in English; OR

iv.     Pass Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM) Level3 in a related field; and pass SPM (or any equivalent qualification) withcredit in Mathematics and pass in English; OR

v.       Pass UEC with Grade B in 3 subjects  and a pass in Mathematics and English  ; OR

vi.     Any Certificate in Finance, Banking,Insurance or related field (Level 3, MQF) with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 out of4.00; OR

vii.    Other related equivalent qualificationsrecognised by the Malaysia Government.


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  

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

** All diploma students including local students who have obtained credit Bahasa Melayu in SPM and who have taken Bahasa Kebangsaan A at earlier level will take MPU2232 Leadership.

Expected areas include all jobs related to determining value and making financial decisions in financial institutions. Jobs that are related to include: accounting technician,actuarial analyst, business analyst,  risk management executive, quantitative analyst and other finance related work.


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