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Diploma In Finance

Intakes
January, May and September
Course Duration
2 Years
Course Location
Kuala Lumpur
Course Mode
Full Time
Approval Code
N/343/4/0272; 06/2024
Accreditation Code
MQA/PA 11335


Overview

The Diploma in Finance is designed to address the Subject Listing evolving and challenging demands of the finance sector. It takes into account the fundamentals of the financial techniques and equips students with the needed skills and knowledge needed to thrive. This programme incorporates innovative teaching and learning methodologies that exposes students with the latest insights on equity investments, financial management and taxation, among others. As students develop the prowess in this area, taking the next step to either pursue a degree programme or venturing into the working environment will become seamless.

About the Programme

Assessments

The assessment includes a combination of examinations, projects and assignments. Students will acquire up-to-date finance technical skills that are relevant and competitive. This reflects the complex and challenging nature of finance and business realms.

 

Entry Requirements

Academic Requirements

​SPM/O-Level

3 credits or 3 Grade (Cs) including Mathematics and pass in English

UEC

Minimum 3 Grade Bs including Mathematics and pass in English

​STPM

Grade (C) (CGPA2.0) in any subject; credit in Mathematics and pass in English at SPM level

​A-Level

Minimum Grade D in any one subject

Any Certificate in Finance, Banking, Insurance or related field (Level 3, MQF)

Minimum CGPA of 2.00 out of 4.00


Note (Source: Finance Program Standard):
The credit requirement for Mathematics and pass in English at SPM level for the candidate with STPM or SKM level 3 in a related field can be waived should the qualifications contain Mathematics and English subjects with equivalent / higher achievement.
 

Note / Legend:

Discretion is given to the Head of School to deal with applicants who have results borderline to the Academic Requirements.

SPM Credit – 'A+' to 'C'
O-Level – 'A' to 'C'
UEC Credit – 'A1' to 'B6'
STPM principal – 'A' to 'C'
A-Level principal – 'A' to 'E'

English Language Requirements

For Local Students
MUET
Band 2
SPM English
Grade B+
UEC English Language
Grade A2
TOEFL IBT
30-31
IELTS
4.0
SPM English Language 1119/O-Level/IGCSE
Grade C
Cambridge English Qualification Test / Linguaskill
140
Pearson Test
36
CEFR
B1 (with at least 2 skill at B1)

  • Applicants who have an academic qualification from a higher learning institution which uses English Language as a medium of instruction can be granted an exemption from the University English requirements and MQA requirement.
For International Students
MUET
Band 3.5
IELTS
Band 5
CEFR
B1 (High B1)
TOEFL IBT
40
Pearson Test of English
47
SPM English Language 1119/O-Level/IGCSE
Grade C
Cambridge English Qualifications and Tests
(i. B1 Preliminary, B2 First, C1 Advanced C2 Proficiency )
154
Cambridge English Qualifications and Tests
(ii. Linguiskill Online )
154

  • International applicants who do not meet the respective academic programme’s English Language Requirements will need to improve their proficiency by enrolling into the English for Tertiary Education programme (R/KJP/00920-00929).
  • 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.

Courses Offered

Year 1
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Fundamentals of Management
  • Introduction to Financial Market
  • Basic Practices of Marketing
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Business Ethics
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Introduction to Office Tools
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Introduction to Organisation Behaviour
  • Introduction to Financial Management
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A (if applicable only)*
Year 2
  • Basic Islamic Banking and Finance
  • Cost and Management Accounting for Diploma
  • Introduction to Banking
  • Intermediate to Financial Management
  • Fundamentals of Investment
  • Personal Financial Planning
  • Fundamentals of Equity Investments
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Principle of Corporate Finance
  • Introduction to Risk Management
  • Cooperative Placement

# Elective Choose any TWO

  • Auditing Theory and Practice 
  • Basic Taxation
  • Global Banking
  • Intermediate Islamic Banking and Finance
General Courses (MPU) are compulsory for all students.
U1
For Malaysian students:
  1. Appreciation of Ethics and Civilisations
    (Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban)
For foreign students:
  1. Communication in Bahasa Melayu 2
    (Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2)

All information is correct at the time of upload and UCSI University reserves the right to make amendments without prior notice.

Career Opportunities

Upon the completion of the Diploma in Finance, graduates will achieve strong financial knowledge and technical skills in the business and financial industry. The job scope is as follows:

  • Finance Officer
  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Planner
  • Securities Broker
  • Treasurer
  • Investment Banker
  • Stockbroker

Fees

Local Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 46,645

International Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 59,220

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.

All information is correct at the time of upload and UCSI University reserves the right to make amendments without prior notice.

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