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About the course
Throughout this BA in Accounting and Finance with Forex and Investments , you’ll explore the latest developments in the field, and master the complex set of skills needed to embark on a career in accounting and finance. You’ll experience accountancy in the real world while working inside businesses, and graduate with credits towards your professional qualification with the ICAEW, ACCA or CIMA.
This programme is specifically designed to provide:
Specialised knowledge and understanding of money market and the identification of investment alternatives that are available.
Development of intellectual capability, research skills and creative thinking to examine and analyse the impact of the constantly changing environment on the organization & to respond appropriately.
Understanding of the conceptual framework underlying disciplines relevant to investment and treasury management, in order to enable students to prepare for a career within that function.
Upon completion of B.A (Hons) in Accounting & Finance, students are eligible for exemptions in the below Professional Accounting Bodies.
- ACCA-9 Papers Exemptions out of 14 Papers
- CIMA-7 Papers Exemptions out of 16 Papers
- CPA -6 Papers Exemptions out of 15 Papers
- ICAEW- 8 Papers Exemptions out of 15 Papers
- CTIM- 5 to 6 Papers exemptions out of 8 Papers
- MAICSA- 12 Papers Exemptions out of 16 Papers
This level provides a valuable platform of knowledge to the study of accounting in the modern world. Students will be equipped with mathematical, communication skills and be conversant in the technical language and practices of the accounting sector in the market economy. It also provides students with an understanding of the legal, business and social environment in which accounting operates.
Entrepreneurial skills focusing on understanding the principles and concepts of entrepreneurship, generating business ideas, and also in managing small businesses is also introduced in this level.
Quantitative and Statistical Methods
Introduction to Management
Business and Communication Skills
Financial Accounting 1
Financial Accounting 2
Accounting Information Systems
Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship
This level exposed students to the fundamental principles of financial regulation relating to the selling of financial instruments and investment products as identified by statute. This includes the Code of Conduct and Market Practices, investor protection, law and regulations; the Malaysian Financial System and Conduct of the Monetary Policy. Time Series and Forecasting which is a prerequisite to the Technical Analysis, one of the most significant tools available for projecting predictable price direction in the financial markets will also be introduced at this level.
The programme also offers the benefit of training in the SAP system, the world-leading enterprise software suite. The students will have the hands-on training with the system in the lab and ensures that they will be thoroughly acquainted with this important software application.
At this level, all students are introduced to the Business Research Methods which exposes them to how to conduct research and write research proposals.
Advanced Financial Accounting
Introduction to taxation
Cost and Management Accounting
Auditing and Assurance
Integrated Business Processes with SAP ERP System
Business Research Methods
Management Accounting Techniques
Time Series and Forecasting
Regulatory Policy for Investment Markets
In level 3, students will learn the practical aspect of forex trading techniques and practices in the forex and money markets. Learning how to use both technical analysis and fundamental analysis is important, but it is the application of a solid forex trading strategy that allows the educated trader to harness the power of the forex market to keep the risk low and rewards high. This area of understanding will be supported by risk
management in forex, money market operations and basic derivatives.
All students at Level 3 will have to undertake an investigation module and a supervised project in their respective discipline. This project will further develop the academic and practical aspects of the student’s chosen area of study and reinforces independent learning skills.
Ethics and Corporate Governance
Strategic Management Accounting
Financial Risk Management
Trading: Money and Capital Markets
The Foreign Exchange Trading in Practice
Investigation in Forex and Investment
Forex and Investment Project
Note: The specialism will only appear in the academic transcript.
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