Bachelor of Business (Hons) Finance & Economics
- Field Of Study:
- Business Administration & Management
- Level Of Study:
- Course Subject:
- Economics, Finance
- Course Intake:
- August, March
This programme is designed to equip students with in-depth understanding of economic behaviour and an extensive knowledge of the financial sector, drawing upon the many insights of modern theories in economics and finance.
Through this programme, students will develop methodological approaches and knowledge required to analyse and evaluate the complexities of financial markets. Students will discover more about capital markets and investment decision-making, option pricing as well as national economies on a macro-economic level.
Graduates from this programme will ultimately acquire relevant insight and capabilities that enable them to hold positions of great responsibility in the economic and financial system, financial institutions, international organisations, supervisory authorities and central banks.
- Graduates will be provided with a solid foundation to pursue the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) programme.
- In-depth understanding in business, finance and economics via modules such as Applied Econometrics, International Economic: Theory & Policy, Investment Management, Islamic Finance, Doing Business in Asia and Business Ethics & Values.
- Understanding of the capital market through modules by Securities Industry Development Corporation (SIDC) and Bursa Malaysia Derivatives, such as Futures & Options, and Rules & Regulations of Futures & Options.
- Understanding of financial planning through module by Credit Counseling & Debt Management Agency (an agency under Bank Negara Malaysia), such as the Personal Financial Planning.
- The Module Adoption Programme (MAP) links theory to practice by inviting industry specialists such as CIMB Group to give lectures, share experiences, case studies and projects to enhance students’ learning.
- Opportunity to embark on a fast-track employment programme (Exec Track Programme) with CIMA and KPMG for selected students.
Learning Beyond the Classroom
- Exposure to latest industry practices and trends via professional development activities such as business simulations, tea talks, dialogues, forum, workshops and scholarly updates.
- Service learning through community based projects, which cultivates students’ civic responsibility and understanding of relationships between theory, practice, values and community.
Dynamic Internship Exposure
- Minimum 10-week internship exposes students to the real working environment and provides relevant skills for future employment.
- Students will receive equal recognition and certification from both Taylor’s University and the University of the West of England (UWE), UK.
- Taylor’s Business Foundation (TBF): Pass with min. CGPA 2.00
- Diploma in Business (DIB): Pass with min. CGPA 2.00
- Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM): Min. CCC with CGPA 2.00
- Unified Examination Certificate (UEC): Min. 5Bs. Max. 24 points
- A Level: Min. CDD or equivalent of min. 200 points
- South Australian Matriculation (SAM): Min. ATAR 65
- Canadian Pre-University (CPU): Min. average of 65% in 6 subjects
- International Baccalaureate (IB): Min. 24 points in 6 subjects
- Other Qualifications: Students with other qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis
- IELTS: Band 6.0
- TOEFL: 79 (Internet Based Test)
- MUET: Band 4
- UEC English: B4
Students who have completed a full year preparatory / foundation study in English may be exempted from meeting the English requirements.
- Bank Manager
- Corporate Treasurer
- Financial Analyst
- Financial Manager
- Financial Planner
- Fund Manager
- Investment Manager
Source: Taylor’s University