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.



April and August 2021



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 and Crowdfunding Regulation
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Business Computing and Fintech

  • 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
  • Islamic and Asian Civilisations
  • Ethnic Relations
  • 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
  • Malay Studies 3
  • 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.


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


For more info, contact our education counsellors online

Justine Phua (for international enquiry)
+6014-661 7660




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