Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Banking & Finance

KPT/JPS (FA5406) 06/20 

Receive Comprehensive Training in the Tools & Financial Skills Required in Today’s Modern Banking Industry.

The Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Banking and Finance introduces students to the principles and practice of modern banking, covering aspects of banking, international finance, economics and law.

In this programme, students acquire a firm foundation necessary in the financial services industry, and gain a clear understanding of the functions and internal operations of banks and other financial institutions.

They will also explore the fundamentals behind the assessment of financial needs and pairing of suitable financial products. Students’ inquisitive minds are constantly kept fuelled through dialogues on contemporary banking and finance issues such as Financial Crises, Quantitative Easing, Government Policies, Currency Challenges and more. The programme is also designed to give students the skills to manage finance in institutional settings such as banks or investment houses.

Upon completion of the programme, graduates will be granted exemptions from the following recognised professional body:
  • CIMA – Exempted from 5 CIMA papers and to take the balance 11 papers to complete the professional qualification
 
 


Career Options
  • Financial Controller
  • Financial Planner
  • Investment Banker
  • Investment Manager
  • Lease Finance Consultant
  • Stockbroker
  • Treasury Manager
  • Tax Consultant
  • Block Chain / Fintech Manager
…and many more
 
Programme Structure
DURATION
3 years
PROGRAMME LOCATION
KDU University College, Utropolis Glenmarie
YEAR 1
  • Academic English 1 & 2
  • Financial Accounting
  • Introduction to Banking
  • Principles of Finance
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Principles of Economics
  • Principles of Management
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Company Law
YEAR 2
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Corporate Finance
  • Introduction to Econometrics
  • Financial Markets & Institutions
  • Credit Risk and Lending Management
  • Digital Strategy for Financial Product and Services
  • Investment Banking
  • Professional Development Planning & Leadership Skills
  • The Economics of Money and Banking
  • Business Digitalization
YEAR 3
  • Corporate Governance in Banking and Finance
  • Investment Analysis
  • International Finance
  • Portfolio Management
  • Elective (1 subject)
  • Research Methodology
  • Final Year Project
  • Internship
ELECTIVE
  • Operations Management
  • Organisational Behaviour
MPU
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A*
  • Life in Malaysia
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (International Students)
  • Pengajian Malaysia 3 (International Students)
  • Hubungan Etnik (Malaysian Students)
  • Tamadun Islam & Tamadun Asia (Malaysian Students)

*Notes: 
Bahasa Kebangsaan A is compulsory for all Malaysian students 
  • without a credit in SPM Bahasa Malaysia. 
  • without SPM Bahasa Malaysia (applicable to students from UEC, O Level, or other equivalent programmes)
Study Route
Fees & Intakes
2019 INTAKE DATES
  • 14 Jan
  • 9 May
  • 4 Sep
  • 4 Nov
ESTIMATED FEES

LOCAL STUDENTS
  • RM64,850
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
  • RM70,550

 

*Terms and Conditions Apply
*Instalment Payment Plan Available
Entry Requirements
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONMINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENT
  •  STPM :
3 Ds
  • GCE A Levels :
2 C+ or CGPA 2.33
  • UEC :
5 Credits (inclusive of Mathematics and a Pass in English)
  • Diploma :
Pass with min. CGPA of 2.5
  • Foundation Studies :
Pass with min. CGPA of 2.5
Any other qualifications deemed equivalent by the Ministry of Education, Malaysia (or as stated in the Document Senarai Nilai Taraf Kelayakan Akademik, Malaysian Qualifications Agency)Pass (Subject to review and approval of certified transcripts)
Notes: In addition to the above mentioned requirement, the student must have obtained a Credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent. 
ENGLISH REQUIREMENT
Local Student :Band 3 in MUET
International Student :Band 6.0 in IELTS; or a min score of 60 (IBT) or 550 (PBT) in TOEFL ; or score 58 and above for Pearson English Test
*If English language requirements are not fulfilled, additional English module(s) may be taken at KDU University College.


Notes:
In addition to the above mentioned requirement, the student must have obtained a Credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent.
STUDENT TESTIMONIALS
Low Zhan Hua
Bachelor's Degree of Business
Class of 2013
His friends and lecturers are definitely the ones who gave him the best memories. The lecturers not only see them as students, but also as a friend and mentor to them. Even after graduating, Teddy is still in touch with his classmates till now.
EVENTS CALENDAR
Aug
3
KDU Open Day
Date :
3 - 25 August 2019
Time :
10am - 5pm
Venue :
KDU University College, Utropolis Glenmarie & KDU College, Damansara Jaya
Sep
5
Orientation Day
Date :
5 - 25 September 2019
Time :
8.00am - 6.00pm
Venue :
KDU University College, Utropolis, Glenmarie