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BSc (Hons) Financial Analysis

BSc (Hons) Financial Analysis

Sunway University Business School



About The Programme

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 programme, students are prepared for the quantitative aspects of all three levels of the Chartered Financial Analysis (CFA) professional examinations. A CFA charter is the most recognised professional qualification in finance in the world and you will be primed towards achieving this prestigious credential.

January, March & August
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

Programme Structure

  • 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
  • Time Series & Forecasting
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Stochastic Processes
  • Regression Analysis
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Planning

For Local students:

  • Islamic and Asian Civilisations
  • Ethnic Relations
  • Community Service
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A (applicable to students who did not sit for SPM or did not obtain a Credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu)

For International students:

  • Malay Language for Communication 2
  • Malaysian Studies 3
  • Community Service

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)

Other Qualifications
Any other qualifications will be considered on a case-to-case basis

Mathematics Requirements:
SPM / O-Level: Credit

MQA requires local students to possess a Muet or international english proficiency qualification in order to register for the accounting and finance programme.

English Language Requirements

TOEFL 550 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based), 80 (internet-based)
PTE Acedemic 50 overall (minimum 46 in each skill)
MUET Band 4
SPM English B3 or B+
UEC English B4
O-Level English (1119) Credit
Sunway Intensive English Programme Pass Level 4 with minimum 65%
ESL/ English Satisfactory level in English in Pre-University programmes where the medium of instruction is English


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