Bachelor Of Financial Technology (Honours)

January, May and September
Course Duration
3 Years
Course Location
Kuala Lumpur
Course Mode
Approval Code
(N/343/6/0266) (3/2026)
Accreditation Code
(MQA/PA 14153)


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.

About the Programme


The assessment is a combination of examinations, projects and assignments - students in their final year are also required to complete a project in the capstone course. This will enable students to acquire up-to-date vocational skills that are relevant and competitive, which will undoubtedly reflect the complex and challenging nature of the financial technology and business realms.

Entry Requirements

Academic Requirements


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

​International Baccalaureate

Pass International Baccalaureate (IB) with minimum score of 26 points in 6 subjects


ATAR score 60% OR minimum 60% average in 5 subjects

UCSI Foundation Year

Minimum CGPA of 2.50 out of 4.00, and pass SPM (or any equivalent qualification) with credit in Mathematics and pass in English

Local matriculation

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.

Note :
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
Band 4
SPM English Language 1119/O-Level English/IGCSE
Minimum grade C or PASS
UEC English Language
Grade A2

For International Students
Cambridge English Qualifications and Tests
(i. B1 Preliminary, B2 First, C1 Advanced C2 Proficiency )
Cambridge English Qualifications and Tests
(ii. Linguiskill Online)
Cambridge English Qualifications and Tests
(iii. Occupational English Test (OET)(Conventional/Online))
Pearson Test of English
Band 4
TOEFL Essentials (Online)

  • 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.

Courses Offered

Year 1
  • 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
  • Co-Operative Placement 1

Electives 1

  • Digital Finance or
  • Object Oriented Analysis Design
Year 2
  • 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 2

Electives 2

  • Software Project Management or
  • Behavioural Analytics
Year 3
  • Ethical Trading and Market Abuse Regulation
  • Trends of Applications in Business
  • Technopreneurship
  • Trading strategies
  • Capstone project
  • Risk Management and Insurance
  • Financial Derivatives
  • Co-Operative Placement 3

Elective 3 & 4 (Choose any 2 out of 4)

  • Multinational Finance
  • Basic Econometrics
  • Data Mining
  • Mobile Commerce
General Courses (MPU) are compulsory for all students.
For Malaysian students:
  1. Appreciation of Ethics and Civilisations
    (Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban)
  2. Philosophy and Contemporary Issues
    (Falsafah dan Isu Semasa)
For foreign students:
  1. Philosophy and Contemporary Issues
  2. Communication in Bahasa Melayu 3
    (Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 3)

All students:
  1. Bahasa Kebangsaan A (if applicable)
  2. U2 - University Life
  3. U2 - Integriti dan Anti Rasuah (Integrity and Anti- Corruption)
  4. U4 - Extracurricular Learning Experience 1
  5. U4 - Extracurricular Learning Experience 2
  6. U4 - Extracurricular Learning Experience 3

Career Opportunities

  • Blockchain Developer
  • App Developer
  • Financial or Business Analyst
  • Product Manager
  • Compliance Expert
  • Cybersecurity Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • Quantitative Analyst


Local Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 75,885

International Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 89,520

Note: This is an estimated fee, as different countries have different visa processing charges and administrative fees. For more information, kindly refer to your region’s counselor for the detailed fee breakdown.

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