What will I learn?

This programme focuses on the operations and management of financial institutions and intermediaries in particular their response to global business trends and contemporary issues that impact the financial services industry.

Programme Outline:

  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Microeconomics
  • Quantitative Studies
  • Introduction to Organisation & Management
  • Fundamentals of Accounting
  • IT Fundamentals and Applications
  • Macroeconomics
  • Fundamentals of Finance
  • Mathematics for Economics
  • Principles of Investment
  • Investment & Financial Analysis
  • Financial Accounting
  • Economic Statistics
  • Basic Taxation
  • Money & Capital Markets
  • Foreign Exchange, Derivatives & Commodity Market
  • Islamic Finance
  • Investment Industry Law
  • Insurance Management
  • Personal Financial Planning
  • Financial Economics
  • Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Ethics for Business

Career Prospects:

Graduates of Diploma in Business Studies (Finance and Investment) can secure employment in financial institutions and intermediaries in the following areas:

  • Fund Management
  • Wealth Management
  • Treasury Management
  • Financial Analysis
  • Foreign Exchange and Derivatives at the Sub-professional Level & etc

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Accountancy, Finance and Business (FAFB)

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
RM14,500.00 (US$ 3,332) per year
RM 29,000 for the entire course

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

25 May 2020


Tunku Abdul Rahman University College

Kuala Lumpur Campus,

Jalan Genting Kelang, Setapak,


Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur,

53300, Malaysia

Entry requirements

For international students

Students are required to complete international academic qualification equivalent to Malaysian high school (i.e. SPM); O Level/IGCSE with minimum 3 Grade C(c) in the relevant subjects or other equivalent qualifications recognized by the Malaysian Government.

International students must meet any one of the following English Language tests recognized by TAR UC as meeting the English Language requirement before they are accepted for admission to any of the TAR UC programmes.

IELTS (Academic): Band 4.0

TOEFL (Paper-based): 397

TOEFL (Internet-based testing): 30

PTE Academic: 30

Or any other qualification which is of equivalent level as determined by the Senate of TAR UC.


About this uni

Tunku Abdul Rahman University College has produced more than 180,000 successful graduates.

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  • Highly qualified academic staff with industry experience
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