Bachelor of Finance (Honours)

Bachelor of Finance (Honours) is one of the few programmes in the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) University Programme that included significant portion of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK) into its curricula. Hence, Bachelor of Finance (Honours) will be provided with a solid foundation to pursue the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Programme. In addition, UTAR have close relationship with CFA, UTAR students have chance to take part in CFA talk, workshop, events, and competition. The outstanding students eligible to apply scholarship to finance their CFA level 1 examination. 

Bachelor of Finance (Honours) is also highly recognised by authority professional bodies and get paper exam exemptions, those are Financial Planning Association of Malaysia (FPAM); Malaysian Financial Planning Council (MFPC); The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA); The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and Malaysian Association of Company Secretaries (MACS). 

Bachelor of Finance (Honours) is highly recognized by professional bodies because we aim 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. We have excellent learning facilities including the most up to date Refinitiv Financial Solutions. Having access to Refinitiv in their coursework, our students will learn how to analyse financial markets, assess economic scenarios, and interpret the key news developments that impact the global economy.

Programme Details:


Bachelor of Finance (Honours)

Accreditation Status:   

Fully accredited   


3 years (Full-time) 


January, June, October   

Total Programme Fees:   

RM47,650 (Malaysian)

RM64,750 (International)  

Medium of Instruction:   



Kampar, Perak   


Faculty of Business and Finance (FBF)   

Career Prospects:

  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP)
  • Registered financial planner (RFP)
  • Auditor
  • Accountant
  • Treasury and Risk Manager
  • Company Secretary