In this programme, students will study the core concepts and practices of financial technology and learn how technological advances have necessitated change throughout the industry. This three-year course develops the knowledge and skills to meet these changes head-on, as students acquire a deep understanding of finance and financial services. Students will also obtain expertise in programming and financial applications and learn how to apply their technological skills to real-world problems.
Financial Technology (Fintech) is used to describe the new technology that seeks to improve and automate the delivery and use of financial services.
Pass STPM with a minimum Grade C+ (GPA 2.33) in any 2 subjects and pass SPM with credit in Mathematics and pass in English; OR
Pass A-Level with minimum 2 D grades
Pass in UEC with minimum 5 credits (B6) including Mathematics and pass in English
Pass International Baccalaureate (IB) with minimum score of 26 points in 6 subjects
SAM/Australian Year 12
Pass South Australian Matriculation (SAM) / Australian Year 12 with minimum average of 60% in 5 subjects
UCSI Foundation programmes
Pass UCSI Foundation programmes with minimum CGPA of 2.50 out of 4.00
CGPA 2.5 and pass SPM (or any equivalent qualification) with credit in Mathematics and pass in English.
Any qualification equivalent to Diploma in Finance, Banking, Insurance or related field
(Level 4, MQF) with minimum CGPA of 2.50; OR
Other equivalent qualifications
As recognised by the Government of Malaysia.
The credit requirement for Mathematics and pass in English at SPM level for candidate in first, second and fourth categories can be waived should the qualifications contain Mathematics and English subjects with equivalent / higher achievement.
English Language Requirements
For Local Students
SPM English Language 1119/O-Level English/IGCSEMinimum grade C or PASS
UEC English LanguageGrade A2
For International Students
Cambridge English Qualifications and Tests169
Pearson Test of English59
- International applicants who do not meet the English Language requirements will need to improve their proficiency by enrolling into the English for Tertiary Education programme (R/KJP/00920-00929) which helps them prepare for attaining a required band score. Placement into the various levels of the English for Tertiary Education programme depends on the English Language qualification students have at the point of admission and/or the outcome of the English Placement Test.
- The applicants who have met the respective academic programme’s English Language Requirement may be advised by Faculty to improve their proficiency by undertaking additional English proficiency courses.
- Applicants who have an academic qualification from a higher learning institution which uses the English Language as a medium of instruction may be granted an exemption from the University English Language requirements.
- Principle of Economics
- Introduction to Fintech
- Programming for Fintech
- Statistics and Its Applications
- Introductory Accounting
- Financial Management
- Discrete Mathematics 1
- Mathematical Economics
- Principles of Banking
- Business Communications
- Introduction To Islamic Banking
- Digital Finance or
- Object Oriented Analysis Design
- Investment Management for Fintech
- Introduction to Intelligence System
- Financial Modelling
- Introduction to Financial Infrastructure
- Cloud Computing Application Systems
- Corporate Finance
- Electronic Payment Systems and Security
- Business Intelligence for Finance
- Data Analytics for Finance
- Co-Operative Placement 1
- Software Project Management or
- Behavioural Analytics
- Ethical Trading and Market Abuse Regulation
- Trends of Applications in Business
- Trading strategies
- Capstone project
- Risk Management and Insurance
- Financial Derivatives
- Co-Operative Placement 2
Elective 3 & 4 (Choose any 2 out of 4)
- Multinational Finance
- Basic Econometrics
- Data Mining
- Mobile Commerce
- Blockchain Developer
- App Developer
- Financial or Business Analyst
- Product Manager
- Compliance Expert
- Cybersecurity Analyst
- Data Scientist
- Quantitative Analyst
Programme Learning Outcomes:
-Students will be able to identify and apply relevant data to analyse appropriate quantitative measures that can help in making informed financial decisions.
-Students will be able to describe and expound on competing propositions in a structured, organised and deliberate manner with comparisons, anecdotal evidence and descriptive analysis.
Students will be able to express the analytic, quantitative and ethical dimensions of a business problem and proposed solutions in a clear, well-organised manner which is free from bias or distortions.