Diploma in Banking and Finance

Diploma in Banking & Finance
N/343/4/0255 (MQA/PA08667) 01/23

Diploma in Banking and Finance programme provides the students with the essentials of banking and financial knowledge. This 2 ½ years programme emphasises on nurturing students with the necessary knowledge to be able to contribute to the financial services field and managerial finance field. Technical principles and interpersonal skills are carefully tailored into the programme to fit the dynamic, technology-driven global banking and finance landscape.

Students will be engaged with the fundamentals and specialisations in areas such as Corporate Finance, Financial Derivatives, Financial Statement Analysis, international Finance, Credit Management, Offshore Banking and Finance.


Prior to the start of any year of a course (including prior to the start of year 1 at the application stage), a student may request exemption from one or more specific taught modules during the year on the basis of previous qualifications or experience.

Exemptions will only be considered where the relevant course regulations allow for module exemptions to be granted.

Students with relevant Diploma or equivalent qualifications will be exempted from academic year 1 and 2 depending on their qualifications, subjects to approval from the Examination Board.


Assessment is through a mix of examination, coursework and essays, plus other oral and activity-based assignments. Coursework includes problem-solving activities, consultancy projects, presentations and individual and group reports.


Graduates will be awarded the MQA(Malaysian Qualifications Agency) accredited Diploma after completion of all three academic years.


ENGL 0102 English for Learning
MATH 0201 Statistics for Business
BUSS 0102 Business Communication
ACCT 0102 Accounting Principles
MPU 2163 Pengajian Malaysia 2 / MPU1133 Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1
BUSS 0103 Business Organisations
DFIN 0101 Principles of Finance
ACCT 0203 Intermediate Financial Accounting 1
INFO 0101 Business Information System
MPU 1212 Bahasa Kebangasan A / MPU 2232 Entrepreneurship Skills 2
LAWS 0201 Business Law
ECON 0201 Microeconomics
MPU 2412 Community Service 1
DFIN 0102 Financial Institutions
MKTG 0203 Principles of Marketing
DIBF 0201 Introduction to Banking
DFIN 0201 Financial Markets
MGMT 0202 Management
DFIN 0204 personal Financial planning
MPU 2322 Organisational Behaviour in Multi-Ethnic Society in Malaysia 2
DIBF 0202 Fundamentals of Banking Systems
ECON 0202 Macroeconomics
DIBF 0203 Managerial accounting
DFIN 0203 Risk and Insurance
DIBF 0204 Money and Banking
DIBF 0302 Banking Operations
FIA 0303 Investment and Financial Analysis
DFIN 0206 Ethics in Finance
FIAC 0302 Financial Management
BUSS 0301 E-commerce
PRO J0303 Research Project

i. Pass Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) (or any equivalent qualification) with at least credits in 3 subjects including Mathematics and pass in English;
ii. Pass Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) (or any equivalent qualification), with a minimum of Grade C (GP 2.00) in any subject, and pass SPM (or any equivalent qualification) with credit in Mathematics and pass in English;
iii. Pass Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) with a minimum grade of Maqbul and pass SPM ( or any equivalent qualification) with credit in Mathematics and pass in English;
iv. Pass Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM) Level 3 in a related field, and pass SPM ( or any equivalent qualification) with credit in Mathematics and pass in English;
v. Any Certificate in Finance, Banking, Insurance or related field (Level 3, MQF) with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 out of 4.00.

Note: The credit requirement for Mathematics and pass in English at SPM level for candidate in category (ii), (iii) and (iv) can be waived should the qualification contain Mathematics and English subjects with equivalent/higher achievement.

For Diploma level, international student are required to achieve a minimum score of 5.0 for International English Language Testing System (IELTA) or its equivalent.

Financial Planning & Services, Trade Services, Banking Services, Stock & Investment Markets, Personal Financial Planning Services, Entrepreneurs, and more.