Awarding Institute: 
Overview: 

This programme is designed for professionals already in the financial services industry, such as bankers, accountants, stockbrokers and insurers who want to expand their knowledge and abilities. It is also appropriate for people interested to begin a new career as a financial planner or those who would like to expand their knowledge in financial planning.

Discipline: 
Programme Structure: 
Year 1 Year 2
  • Accounting for Managers
  • Entrepreneurship: Practice & Processes
  • Introduction to Financial Planning
  • Managing in the International Economy
  • Risk Management and Insurance Planning
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial and Investment Planning
  • Taxation Planning
  • Retirement Planning and Estate Planning
  • Strategic Management
  • Research Methodology in Financial Planning
  • Financial Planning Project​
Entry Requirements: 

You must have obtained a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 2.50 CGPA or its equivalent. 

If you hold a Bachelor’s degree with a 2.0 CGPA minimum, you may still gain entry with 5 years working experience in a relevant field. 

Finance graduates may be eligible for credit transfers. 

Non-degree holders may apply through the Accredited Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) process. Typically, you should be at least 30 years of age with a diploma or STPM equivalent. Please note that the application for APEL is made to the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA). 

For international students: If your first degree was not conducted in English, you will have to take the English Placement Test or demonstrate English proficiency that is equivalent to IELTS with a bandwith score of 6.0.

Certified Financial Planner (CFP) holders will receive 5 subject exemptions:

  • Introduction to Financial Planning
  • Risk Management and Insurance Planning
  • Taxation Planning
  • Financial and Investment Planning
  • Retirement Planning and Estate Planning
Career Opportunities: 

You will gain access to many open doors of employment and explore careers such as financial planner, agency manager, financial analyst, account manager, investment consultant, investment broker, chief financial officer or an employee of financial institutions.