BSc (Hons) Financial Analysis

General

Program Description

The BSc (Hons) Financial Analysis degree has been designed to meet the increasing demand for quality skills and expertise in the financial services industry. Focusing on the quantitative aspects of finance, students will study equity, fixed-income and derivatives markets and will learn to apply mathematical and statistical knowledge to the fields of investment, risk management and the financial services industry in general.

This solid foundation allows students to either venture directly into a career in finance and investment or to pursue further studies/research in quantitative finance. Through this program, students are prepared for the quantitative aspects of all three levels of the Chartered Financial Analysis (C.F.A.) professional examinations. A C.F.A. charter is the most recognized professional qualification in finance in the world and you will be primed towards achieving this prestigious credential.

Intakes

January, March & August

Duration

3 Years (full-time)

Career Prospects

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Investment Banker / Analyst
  • Portfolio / Fund Manager
  • Money & Wealth Manager
  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Engineer
  • Financial Strategist
  • Financial Research Analyst
  • Investment Banker

Modules

  • Programming Principles
  • Principles of Financial Accounting
  • English for Business
  • Linear Algebra & Applications
  • Introduction to Probability
  • Theory of Interest
  • Introductory Economics
  • Calculus
  • Principles of Business Finance
  • Advanced Calculus
  • Financial Economics I
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Communication Skills
  • Financial Economics II
  • Financial Accounting
  • Portfolio Management
  • Equity Valuation
  • Financial Management
  • Bonds with Embedded Options and Structured Securities
  • Portfolio Management for Institutional Investors
  • Fixed Income Portfolio Management
  • Internship
  • Business Ethics & Social Responsibilities
  • Risk Management Applications of Derivatives

Entry Requirement

  • STPM: average B- or CGPa 2.67 (Minimum 2 principals)
  • A Level: minimum 14 points
  • Australian Matriculation: ATAR 65
  • Canadian Matriculation: 65%
  • MUFY: 65%
  • Sunway Foundation in Arts: CGPA 2.5
  • Sunway Foundation in Science and Technology: CGPA 2.5
  • UEC: Maximum 24 points from 5 subjects (all Grade Bs including Mathematics)
  • IB: Completed with minimum 26 points (excluding bonus points)
Last updated Feb 2018

About the School

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For almost 32 years Sunway University has established a reputation both in Malaysia and overseas, as an inspiring educational leader. Perfectly harnessing the highest quality of academic personnel and an exceptionally diverse range of programmes any global educational powerhouse would be proud of. Read less