Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman

Bachelor of Finance (Hons)

Finance concerns the management of money and the acquisition of funds by individuals, business entities and governments through financial system. It deals with activities such as managing financial resources for daily operations, the designing of sound financial or investment strategy, raising of funds, acquiring low-cost credit, fund allocation and financial risk management.

The Bachelor of Finance (Hons) aims to prepare students with specialist skills in finance and the ability to design financial management strategies as well as provide top-level financial advice to governments, companies and individuals. It allows for in-depth study of critical concepts in finance, economics and accounting while focusing on issues of business finance in both domestic and international settings. There is an emphasis on quantitative techniques and will require skills in key qualitative and quantitative research methods. 

UTAR is one of the few universities in the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) University Programme that included significant portion of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Kowledge (CBOK) - including the Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct into its curricula. Hence, UTAR Bachelor of Finance (Hons) will be provided with a solid foundation to pursue the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Programme. 

Graduates of the Bachelor of Finance (Hons) are also eligible for certain professional paper exemptions from other prestigous professional bodies such as ACCA, ICSA and FPAM.

Programme Details:


Bachelor of Finance (Hons)

Accreditation Status:   

Fully accredited   


3 years (Full-time) 


January, May, October   

Total Programmee Fees:   

RM39,400 (Malaysian)

RM53,450 (International)  

Medium of Instruction:   





Faculty of Business and Finance (FBF)   

Career Prospects:

  • Research Analyst & Investment Analyst
  • Audit Manager
  • Cost Estimator
  • Insurance & Reinsurance Advisor
  • International Trade Consultant
  • Treasury & Risk Manager
  • Financial Analyst Investment Performance Specialist
  • Investment Banking Analyst