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Exam BodyAPU Malaysia Degree
Course DurationFull time (1+ years) / Part time (2-3 years)
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time / Part Time
FeesRM 29,500
Fees (International Student)RM 36,800
CampusAPU Malaysia
FacultySchool of Accounting and Finance
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyMasters Degree Level
Field of StudyAccounting & Finance
Mode of StudyTaught
Course Description

This programme is specifically designed to provide:

  • A solid in-depth knowledge in the theory and practice of decision making needed to face the challenges in the financial world of today.
  • An understanding of the demanding financial environment and its key areas at a global level.
  • Specialised financial knowledge and tools to move from theory to real-world applications needed for a graduate to be on the forefront of the financial world.

The Benefits of This Programme:

On successful completion of this programme, you will be able to:

  • Have an in-depth understanding concerning principles of the financial workings and also the application of such understanding in using those financial assets to the world of business and investment.
  • Understand and apply advanced concepts of finance and investment and extend the knowledge of the finance discipline into more specialised areas.
  • Have the ability to integrate knowledge, handle complexity and formulate judgments with incomplete or information including reflection on the social and ethical responsibilities linked to the application of their knowledge and judgments.
  • Communicate clearly and unambiguously the conclusions and the knowledge and rationale underpinning them, to specialist and non-specialist audience.
  • Apply qualitative and quantitative techniques in analysing and evaluating financial and investment problems.
  • Use information technology, such as word processing, databases, the web and econometric packages to download and analyse financial and economic data.
  • Conduct independent research and solve multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary questions in a professional field on an academic, higher education level.
  • Put plans into action with the experience learned from the successful entrepreneurs and a solid understanding of the realities of a business especially in financial or investment related areas.

Who Should Attend:

This degree is intended for finance professional looking to widen their skill base, or students who have made a professional commitment to pursue a career in the finance industry and who have studied finance in an undergraduate degree and are interested in equipping with the most comprehensive array of analytical tools and techniques. This Masters of Finance could be a stepping stone to one of the most sought-after careers in the finance sectors broadly defined as corporate finance, security analysis, portfolio management, options and futures, treasury management, the functioning of financial institutions and markets, and financial decision-making.

Curriculum

Modules & Project:

The modules are designed to provide a solid understanding of financial principles and their applications of those understanding to various aspects of the finance industry.

Core Modules

  • Quantitative Methods for Decision Making
  • Securities, Futures and Options
  • Financial Regulation and Regulatory Policy
  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Fixed Income and Equity Investment
  • International Finance
  • Investment and Portfolio Management
  • Research Methodology
  • Project

Project:

You will be expected to conduct effective research in relation to Finance for both academic and industry purposes. Project will provide you an opportunity to study a topic related to Finance in the form of a written report. You are required to develop your chosen research study by conducting literature reviews, engaging with research methodology, developing skills in data collection and analysis. At the end of the study, you will produce and present a report conforming to the conventions of academic writing.

Entry Requirements

DIRECT ENTRY TO MASTER PROGRAMME:

• Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.75 out of 4.00, or its equivalent qualification as acceptable by the Senate.

• Bachelor’s degree in related field with CGPA below 2.75 out of 4.00 but above 2.50; or its equivalent qualification can be accepted, subject to a minimum of 5 years’ working experience in relevant field.

• Relevant professional accounting qualifications equivalent to a bachelor’s degree as accepted by the Senate.

Intake Months

Full Time - Jan,May, Aug                                   

Part Time -Jan, March, May, Jul, Sep, Nov

Career Prospects
  • Administrative and Support
  • Financial Manager
  • Insurance Manager
  • Securities Researcher
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Financial Planner
  • Investment Banker
  • Securities Trader
  • Risk Assurance
  • Financial Advisor
  • Financial Analyst
  • Money / Investment Manager
  • Asset Manager
  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
  • Risk Manager

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.


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