What is Finance and Business Management?
Finance and Business Management is a joint degree programme that places an equal emphasis on both aforementioned fields, allowing for a wider scope of skills to be gained by students. Students of this course will have modules that cover the nuances of business as well as the basic financial skills required to enter the financial industry.
This course is suitable for students who may be interested by the world of business or students who enjoy working with numbers and statistics.
What are the subjects covered by the course?
The exact subjects defer from course to course, with different institutions offering different subjects, but I have listed below the more common subjects offered by these courses:
What are the requirements to study the course?
- A Level: AAB+ – BBB
- STPM: AAB+ – BBB
- UEC: 14 points from 5 subjects excluding Chinese Language and Bookkeeping & Accounts
- International Baccalaureate (IB): 30 points overall including 5 in Standard Level (SL) Mathematics
OR an equivalent international qualification
Grade A or higher in Maths at IGCSE; SPM Mathematics Grade B A or higher
Grade B or higher in English at IGCSE; SPM English 1119 Grade B or higher
IELTS Band 6.5 (or equivalent) is required for those whose education has not been undertaken in English
What does the education pathway look like?
SPM/O-Levels > STPM/A-Levels/International Baccalaureate (IB)/Foundation/Diploma/Other Pre-University Courses > Bachelor’s Degree > Master’s Degree > Professional Accreditation
What are the career prospects for this course?
Graduates from this course have a wide range of career paths depending on their specific area of interest. However, a mass majority of graduates end up having careers as financial controllers, business analyst, financial analyst, insurance underwriter, wealth manager, senior manager/CEO, marketing manager, human resources manager etc.