Master of Finance | Asia Pacific University (APU)

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Master of Finance

Duration:
Full time (1+ years)
Part time (2-3 years)

Awarded by:
APU, Malaysia

Intakes:

Full Time:

06 Dec 2021

Part Time:

12 Nov 2021

  

APU-DMU DUAL DEGREE PROGRAMME



Students who are under Masters Degree Programme will have the option to opt-in for the APU-DMU Dual Degree Scheme. Under this Scheme, students will receive 2 Degree Certificates & Transcripts upon graduation: 1 from Asia Pacific University (APU), Malaysia and 1 from De Montfort University (DMU), UK.

To know more about APU-DMU Dual Scheme, please click HERE

 


ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

• Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.75 out of 4.00, or its equivalent qualification as acceptable by the Senate.

• Bachelor’s degree in related field with CGPA below 2.75 out of 4.00 but above 2.50; or its equivalent qualification can be accepted, subject to a minimum of 5 years’ working experience in relevant field.

• Relevant professional accounting qualifications equivalent to a bachelor’s degree as accepted by the Senate.

(Applicants with Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Economics, Software Engineering, Banking & Finance, Engineering, Actuarial Science, Mathematics and Statistics maybe considered for entry to the Master of Finance programme.)

Note: The above entry requirements may differ for specific programmes based on the latest programme standards published by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).


 
ENGLISH REQUIREMENTS

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

• IELTS : 6.5

For more information please click HERE

Students from English speaking countries and those with qualifications taught in English (previous Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree taught in English) are exempted from English requirements. Applications for exemption must be accompanied by supporting documents.


PROGRAMME OUTLINE

This programme is specifically designed to provide:

  • A solid in-depth knowledge in the theory and practice of decision making needed to face the challenges in the financial world of today.
  • An understanding of the demanding financial environment and its key areas at a global level.
  • Specialised financial knowledge and tools to move from theory to real-world applications needed for a graduate to be on the forefront of the financial world.

THE BENEFITS OF THE PROGRAMME

On successful completion of this programme, you will be able to :

  • Have an in-depth understanding concerning principles of the financial workings and also the application of such understanding in using those financial assets to the world of business and investment.
  • Understand and apply advanced concepts of finance and investment and extend the knowledge of the finance discipline into more specialised areas.
  • Have the ability to integrate knowledge, handle complexity and formulate judgments with incomplete or information including reflection on the social and ethical responsibilities linked to the application of their knowledge and judgments.
  • Communicate clearly and unambiguously the conclusions and the knowledge and rationale underpinning them, to specialist and nonspecialist audience.
  • Apply qualitative and quantitative techniques in analysing and evaluating financial and investment problems.
  • Use information technology, such as word processing, databases, the web and econometric packages to download and analyse financial and economic data.
  • Conduct independent research and solve multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary questions in a professional field on an academic, higher education level.
  • Put plans into action with the experience learned from the successful entrepreneurs and a solid understanding of the realities of a business especially in financial or investment related areas.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This degree is intended for finance professional looking to widen their skill base, or students who have made a professional commitment to pursue a career in the finance industry and who have studied finance in an undergraduate degree and are interested in equipping with the most comprehensive array of analytical tools and techniques. This Masters of Finance could be a stepping stone to one of the most sought-after careers in the finance sectors broadly defined as corporate finance, security analysis, portfolio management, options and futures, treasury management, the functioning of financial institutions and markets, and financial decision-making.

MODULES & PROJECT

The modules are designed to provide a solid understanding of financial principles and their applications of those understanding to various aspects of the finance industry. The students are able to act autonomously in planning and implementing financial strategies which include Financial Analysis, Quantitative Methods, Investment Management and Financial Markets as well as Corporate Finance.

MODULES

  • Quantitative Methods for Decision Making
  • Securities, Futures and Options
  • Financial Regulation and Regulatory Policy
  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Fixed Income and Equity Investment
  • International Finance
  • Investment and Portfolio Management
  • Research Methodology
  • Project

PROJECT

You will be expected to conduct effective research in relation to Finance for both academic and industry purposes. Project will provide you an opportunity to study a topic related to Finance in the form of a written report. You are required to develop your chosen research study by conducting literature reviews, engaging with research methodology, developing skills in data collection and analysis. At the end of the study, you will produce and present a report conforming to the conventions of academic writing.


CAREER OPTIONS

  • Administrative and Support
  • Financial Manager
  • Insurance Manager
  • Securities Researcher
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Financial Planner
  • Investment Banker
  • Securities Trader
  • Risk Assurance
  • Financial Advisor
  • Financial Analyst
  • Money / Investment Manager
  • Asset Manager
  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
  • Risk Manager


COURSE FEES

Malaysian Students

International Students

RM 29,500

RM 36,800 (USD 9,315)

​* Fees stated above do not include Enrolment Fees, Registration Fees and other Miscellaneous Fees. Please refer to Fee Guide for details.


MQA ACCREDITATION

(R/343/7/0098)(10/23)(MQA/FA3456)

All information is correct at the time of publication, but is subject to change in the interest of continuing improvement.