|Approval Code||R/343/6/0228; 04/2023|
|Classification||Bachelor of Financial Economics (Hons)|
|Subject Area||Finance and Economics|
|Course Duration||3 years (14 weeks per semester, 7 weeks per short semester)|
|Course Location||Kuala Lumpur|
|Intakes||January, May and September|
UCSI University’s Bachelor of Financial Economics (Hons) is structured to equip students with sound knowledge of financial and economic analyses. Students are trained to put their ideas to practice throughout the programme, which boasts breadth and depth in financial economics.
At the University, we believe in grooming the best practitioners not only in, but for, the industry. In this light, our graduates are equipped with a solid understanding of key industrial practices and the fundamental assumptions that make them work. From policy analysis to financial risk analysis, our students will be exposed to a wide variety of decision making processes and strategic considerations, enabling them to make more informed financial decisions. With professional knowledge and skills in hand, our graduates are set to meet the needs of today’s dynamic marketplace.
Learners will be assessed with a combination of examinations, projects and assignments. In the final year, students are required to complete a dissertation course.
Students will also have to complete internships to develop career-related skills that will mould them into effective practitioners.
Minimum 5 credits (B6) and pass in Mathematics and English
Note (Source: Finance Program Standard):
The credit requirement for Mathematics and pass in English at SPM level for the candidate with STPM or Matriculation/Foundation qualification can be waived should the qualifications contain Mathematics and English subjects with equivalent/higher achievement.
Graduates can work in specialised positions or become highly qualiﬁed generalists.
- Primary Careers
- Global Asset Manager
- Secondary Careers
- Private Equity Specialist
- Investment Risk Manager
- Other Possible Careers
- Corporate Financial Analyst
- Portfolio Strategist
- Financial Analyst
- Financial Broker
- Business Analyst
- Investment Banker
- Financial Statement Analysis
- Monetary Economics 1
- International Economics
- Investment Analysis
- Risk Management and Insurance
- Financial Derivatives
- Portfolio Management (Elective)
- Treasure Management (Elective)
- Financial Economics (Elective)
- Issues in Global Economy (Elective)
- Research Project 1
- Research Project 2
- Extracurricular Learning Experience 3 (MPU-U4)
- Co-Operative Placement 3
* Students should note that not all elective courses will be offered in the semester.
All information is correct at the time of upload and UCSI University reserves the right to make amendments without prior notice.
Module 2 out of 4 towards Certified Financial Planner certification examinations.
Exemption for Module 2
The students must have passed BFI302 Risk Management and Insurance with at least a B grade and also need to attend a 30 hour workshop on Estate Planning to be eligible for the exemption.