Diploma In Finance

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


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


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


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


Minimum 3 Grade Bs including Mathematics and pass in English


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


Minimum Grade D in any one subject

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
Band 3
SPM English Language
Grade B+
SPM English Language 1119/O-Level/IGCSE
Grade C
UEC English Language
Grade A2
Band 5
Grade 42

  • 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
Band 5.5
Cambridge English Qualifications and Tests
Pearson Test of English

  • 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
  • Pengajian Malaysia (Malaysian) / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (International)
  • Microeconomics
  • Extracurricular Learning Experience 
  • Fundamentals of Management
  • Introduction to Financial Market 
  • Basic and Practices of Marketing
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Business Communication for Diploma
  • Business Law (Malaysian Perspective)
  • Business Ethics
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Entrepreneurship for Diploma
  • Introduction to Office Tools
  • Macroeconomics
  • Organisation Behaviour for Diploma 
  • Introduction to Financial Management
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A (if applicable only)*
Year 2
  • Basic Islamic Banking and Finance
  • Extracurricular Learning Experience
  • Cost and Management Accounting for Diploma
  • Introductory to Banking
  • Intermediate to Financial Management
  • Fundamental of Investment
  • Personal Financial Planning
  • Fundamental 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.
For Malaysian students:
  1. Appreciation of Ethics and Civilisations
For foreign students:
  1. Communication in Bahasa Melayu 3

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

Tuition Fees

Local Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 44,485

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International Students

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