Diploma In Finance

Approval Code N/343/4/0272; 06/2024
Accreditation Code MQA/PA 11335
Classification Diploma in Finance
Subject Area Finance, Banking, Insurance
Course Mode Full Time
Course Duration 2 Years
Course Location Kuala Lumpur
Intakes January, May and September

Finance is the systematic and comprehensive financial technique pertaining to business and investment. Finance also refers to the process of summarising, analysing and reporting company performance. From the financial statements that summarise a large company's operations, financial position and cash flows over a particular period come a concise summary of the company’s financial performance. This programme aims to provide students with a holistic and wholesome learning approach towards finance with the aim of providing a broad-based education, in the areas of financial and investment context use for decision-making in a variety of business contexts. Students learn the relevant academic principles of finance, skills and knowledge through innovative teaching and learning methodologies. Basically, students will be equipped with communication and analytical skills which will be applied to their work once they graduate.


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.


Academic Requirements
3 credits or 3 Grade (Cs) including Mathematics and pass in English
Minimum 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 
Other equivalent qualifications accredited by Malaysian government.

Note / Legend:

Discretion is given to the Head of Department 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' Levels principal – 'A' to 'E'

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS minimum Band 5.0
  • TOEFL  (Internet-based) minimum 42
  • Cambridge English Qualification and Test minimum score of 154
  • Pearson Test of English minimum score 47
  • MUET minimum Band 3 

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
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

Bahasa Kebangsaan A
(if applicable only)

  • 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
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 

# Elective Choose any TWO

  • Auditing Theory and Practice 
  • Basic Taxation
  • Global Banking
  • Intermediate Islamic Banking and Finance
  • Cooperative Placement

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