Bachelor (Hons) in Finance

Overview

The Bachelor (Hons) in Finance programme aims to train multi-talented Banking & Finance graduates by providing strong grounding in a diverse range of subjects comprising Accounting, Banking, Fintech, Investment, and Quantitative Methods to meet today’s industry demands. This also includes specialized training and skill development in long-term national priority areas; an intensive two-semester applied project in addition to an internship with securities firms. Students will also be well-prepared to transition into higher-level professional qualifications such as the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and the Chartered Banker (CB) offered by the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers.

With a Bachelor in Finance degree, graduates will be well-equipped to successfully kick-start their careers in a range of organization both small and big from ordinary firms (all firms need finance), conventional banks, financial institutions to modern Silicon Valley-type start-ups and Digital Asset Exchanges, besides being future-ready to embrace Industrial Revolution 4.0.

On successful completion of the programme, graduates will also be awarded a degree from Lancaster University. They will be awarded two certificates, making them graduates of both Sunway University and Lancaster University.

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Intakes
January, April, September
Duration
3 Years (full-time)
Career Prospects
  • Corporate banking
  • Investment banking
  • Financial consultancy
  • Financial & economic policy
  • Financial analysis
  • Investment management
  • Data analytics
  • Financial regulation
  • Financial planning
  • Market analysis
  • Financial services
Estimated Annual Course Fee
  • RM36,000
    for Malaysian students
  • USD8,257
    for international students
International students must pay their fees in RM equivalent. The USD here is just an indicative/estimation and subject to the prevalent exchange rate

Programme Structure

Year 1

Principles of Financial Accounting
Introductory Economics
Principles and Practice of Management
English for Business
Principles of Business Finance
Business Statistics
Business Law
Principles of Marketing
Business Computing

Year 2

Financial Management
Financial Institutions & Markets
Communication Skills
Quantitative Methods for Data Mining
Operation Management
Islamic Banking, Securities and Finance
Financial Statement Analysis
Fixed Income Securities and Options

Year 3

Corporate Finance
Investment Management
Finance Project I
Business Ethics and Social Responsibility
Strategic Management
International Financial Management
Finance Project II
Internship

Electives (Choose 3)*

Choose 3 of the following electives
  • Finance Analytics
  • Development Economics
  • Banking Law and Regulations
  • Money, Banking and Bitcoin
  • Financial Planning
  • Startup Foundry

*Subject to availability. Students are asked to enquire with the Programme Leader in advance.

Additional MOHE Compulsory General Studies subjects

For Local Student

  • Appreciation of Ethics and Civilisation
  • Philosophy and Current Issues
  • Community Project
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A (applicable to students who did not sit for SPM or did not obtain a Credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu)

For International Student

  • Malay Language for Communication 2
  • Appreciation of Ethics and Civilisation
  • Community Project
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Entry Requirements

STPM

Average C+ or CGPA 2.33 (Minimum 2 principals)

A-Level

BC/CDD; Minimum 14 points (points are calculated based on grades obtained for 2 or 3 subjects)

Note: For A-Level points calculation

A = 10 points

B = 8 points

C = 6 points

D = 4 points

E = 2 points

Australian Matriculation

ATAR 60

Canadian Matriculation

60%

Monash University Foundation Year

60%

Sunway Foundation in Arts

CGPA 2.5

Sunway Foundation in Science and Technology

CGPA 2.5

Sunway Diploma

CAVG 55% (Students may obtain advanced standing if credit transfer requirements are met)

Unified Examination Certificate

Maximum 25 points from 5 subjects (all grade Bs including Mathematics)

International Baccalaureate

Completed with minimum 27 points (excluding bonus points)

Other Qualifications

  • Any other equivalent qualifications; applicants with no standard qualification will be considered on a case-to-case basis.

Mathematics Requirement

  • SPM / O-Level: Credit or its equivalent

English Language Requirements

  • TOEFL 550 paper-based, 213 computer-based, 80 internet-based
  • IELTS or equivalent 6.0
  • PTE Academic 50 overall (minimum 46 in each skill)
  • MUET Band 4
  • SPM English B3 or B+
  • UEC English B4
  • O-Level English  Credit
  • Sunway Intensive English Programme (IEP) Pass Level 4 with minimum 65%
  • ESL/English Satisfactory level in Pre-University programmes, where the medium of instruction is English

Additional Requirements for Certain International Students

International students from certain countries that want to take some Sunway University degree programmes (for example programmes in partnership with Lancaster University) will need to take and pass our online six-month International Preparatory Programme (IPP). This is a requirement to enrol on a Sunway degree programme that also leads to a degree certificate awarded by Sunway’s partner institution. Students are required to pass all the subjects with grade C or above to progress to the degree.

Scholarships and Financial Aid

For more information about the scholarships and financial aid, please visit the SEG Scholarships website.

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