Bachelor (Hons) in Finance

Sunway University Business School


About The Programme

The Bachelor (Hons) in Finance programme aims to train multi-talented Banking & Finance graduates by providing strong grounding in a diverse range of subjects comprising Accounting, Banking, Fintech, Investment, and Quantitative Methods to meet today’s industry demands. This also includes specialized training and skill development in long-term national priority areas; an intensive two-semester applied project in addition to an internship with securities firms. Students will also be well-prepared to transition into higher-level professional qualifications such as the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and the Chartered Banker (CB) offered by the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers.

With a BF degree, graduates will be well-equipped to successfully kick-start their careers in a range of organization both small and big from ordinary firms (all firms need finance), conventional banks, financial institutions to modern Silicon Valley-type start-ups and Digital Asset Exchanges, besides being future-ready to embrace Industrial Revolution 4.0.

On successful completion of the programme, the graduates will also be awarded with a degree from Lancaster University. They will be awarded two certificates, making them graduates of both Sunway University and Lancaster University.



January, April, September



3 Years (full-time)  


Keys to Students Learning

The Bachelor (Honours) in Finance is an Undergraduate degree that aims to train students in a broad range of Finance knowledge and skills that will adequately prepare them to succeed in their careers not only as a Financial Services professional but in various industrial sectors as well. The keys to the students learning are knowledge skills in National Priority Areas including, but not limited to:

  • Fintech
  • Banking
  • Data Analytics
  • Applied Finance Projects


Career Prospects in Various Disciplines

  • Corporate banking
  • Investment banking
  • Financial consultancy
  • Financial & economic policy
  • Financial analysis
  • Investment management
  • Data analytics
  • Financial regulation
  • Financial planning
  • Market analysis
  • Financial services


Programme Structure

  • Principles of Financial Accounting
  • Introductory Economics
  • Principles and Practice of Management
  • English for Business
  • Principles of Business Finance
  • Business Statistics
  • Business Law
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Business Computing

  • Financial Management
  • Financial Institutions & Markets 
  • Communication Skills
  • Quantitative Methods for Data Mining
  • Operation Management
  • Islamic Banking, Securities and Finance
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Fixed Income Securities and Options
  • Community Project

  • Corporate Finance
  • Investment Management
  • Finance Project I
  • Business Ethics and Social Responsibility
  • Strategic Management
  • International Financial Management
  • Finance Project II
  • Internship

Choose 3 of the following electives

  • Finance Analytics
  • Development Economics
  • Banking Law and Regulations
  • Money, Banking and Bitcoin
  • Financial Planning
  • Startup Foundry

for Local Student
  • Appreciation of Ethics and Civilisation
  • Philosophy and Current Issues
  • Community Project
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A (applicable to students who did not sit for SPM or did not obtain a Credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu)

for International Student
  • Malay Language for Communication 2
  • Appreciation of Ethics and Civilisation
  • Community Project


Entry Requirements

Average C+ or CGPA 2.33 (Minimum 2 principals)

BC/CDD; Minimum 14 points (points are calculated based on grades obtained for 2 or 3 subjects)

Australian Matriculation

Canadian Matriculation

Monash University Foundation Year

Sunway Foundation in Arts
CGPA 2.5

Sunway Foundation in Science and Technology
CGPA 2.5

Sunway Diploma
CAVG 55% (Students may obtain advanced standing if credit transfer requirements are met)

Unified Examination Certificate
Maximum 25 points from 5 subjects (all grade Bs including Mathematics)

International Baccalaureate
Completed with minimum 27 points (excluding bonus points)


Other Qualifications

Any other equivalent qualifications; applicants with no standard qualification will be considered on a case-to-case basis.

The International Preparatory Programme (IPP) is an intensive six-month preparatory programme. International students or candidates from certain countries that want to take Sunway University’s certain degree programmes (for eg programmes in partnership with Lancaster University), they will need to take and pass our online six-month International Preparatory Programme (IPP) to be eligible to enrol on a Sunway degree programme that also leads to a degree certificate awarded by Sunway’s partner institution.

Students are required to pass all the subjects with C and above to qualify for this.


Mathematics Requirement

SPM / O-Level: Credit or its equivalent


English Language Requirements

TOEFL 550 paper-based, 213 computer-based, 80 internet-based

IELTS or equivalent 6.0

PTE Academic 50 overall (minimum 46 in each skill)

MUET Band 4

SPM English B3 or B+

UEC English B4

O-Level English  Credit

Sunway Intensive English Programme (IEP) Pass Level 4 with minimum 65%

ESL/English Satisfactory level in Pre-University programmes, where the medium of instruction is English