BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance with a specialism in Forex and Investments

Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU)
Kuala Lumpur, WP Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
3 years
Intakes
June September November
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 20,848
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 21,135

About this course

In this course, students will be equipped with specialised knowledge and understanding of the money market and the identification of investment alternatives that are available. Furthermore, students will have the development of intellectual capability, research skills and creative thinking to examine and analyse the impact of the constantly changing environment on the organization and to respond appropriately. Through this course, students will have a firm understanding in preparing for a career within that function.

Entry Requirements

  • 2 Principal Passes with a minimum Grade C+ (GP 2.33) at STPM level and with a Credit Pass at SPM including Mathematics and a Pass in English at SPM; or
  • 2 Passes in A-Levels & and a Credit Pass in Mathematics at ‘O’ Levels / GCSE; or
  • Pass in Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) with a minimum grade of Jayyid, and credits in Mathematics and a Pass in English at SPM level;
  • The APIIT/APU Foundation or equivalent with CGPA of 2.5 and Credit in Mathematics at SPM/O-Level and a Pass in English ; or
  • 5 Grade B's in UEC including Mathematics; or
  • Canadian Pre-University (CPU) with minimum average of 50%; or
  • Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT) with minimum average of 60%; or
  • South Australian Matriculation Certificate (SAM) with minimum of 60%; or
  • International Baccalaureate with minimum 24 marks;
  • Victorian Certificate of Education with minimum average of 50%;
  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma with minimum average of 50%; or
  • A qualification that APU accepts as equivalent to the above.

Curriculum

Level 1
Common Modules

  • Quantitative and Statistical Methods
  • Introduction to Management
  • Business and Communication Skills
  • Financial Accounting 1
  • Business Economics
  • Islamic Finance
  • Financial Accounting 2
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Business Law
  • Marketing
  • Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurship Project

In addition to the above, all students are also required to successfully complete General Studies modules as stipulated by the Malaysian Qualification Agency, as well as fulfill credit requirements for Co-Curricular Activities.

Level 2
Common Modules

  • Advanced Financial Accounting
  • Introduction to taxation
  • Financial Management
  • Cost and Management Accounting
  • Auditing and Assurance
  • Integrated Business Processes with SAP ERP System
  • Corporate Reporting
  • Business Research Methods
  • Management Accounting Techniques
  • Company Analysis

Specialised Modules

  • Time Series and Forecasting
  • Regulatory Policy for Investment Markets


    Internship

At APU, students are encouraged to be entrepreneurial and innovative. After the completion of Level 2, students will undertake a short internship/industrial training of a minimum of 12 weeks. This will provide students opportunities to engage with real-world business problems both in the programmes and in the renowned Professional Training placements.

Level 3
Common Modules

  • Advanced Taxation
  • Ethics and Corporate Governance
  • Business Analysis
  • Corporate Finance
  • Strategic Financial Decision Making

Specialised Modules

  • Financial Derivatives
  • Financial Risk Management
  • The Foreign Exchange Trading in Practice
  • Forex & Investment Project
  • Portfolio Management
  • Trading: Capital & Money Markets
  • Managing People and Performance
  • Investigation in Forex and Investment

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