KDU University College introduces Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Banking and Finance
KDU’s Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Banking and Finance prepare industry-ready graduates in meeting the needs of new economy
The School of Business (SOB) at KDU University College is proud to introduce its latest programme, the Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Banking and Finance, geared to develop human capital and mould future talents.
According to Dr. Ng Mei Leng, Head of the School of Business, “Besides studying various core business subjects such as management, economics, accounting, company law, students will be gaining insights of the specialised area of banking and finance.”
The finance and banking industry encompasses a broad range of businesses that manage money and investment, and this is one of the key industry that drives the global economics.
In moulding students to fit themselves into the finance and banking line, Dr. Ng elaborated, “KDU’s home-grown Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Banking and Finance programme is designed to prepare graduates to be ready for the industry.”
The Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Banking and Finance educates students about key banking financial concepts, the know-how of assessing and matching the financial needs of organisations and individuals to suitable financial products, while giving them the skills to manage finance in institutional settings, such as bank or investment houses.
“To prepare students who are set to embark on the various aspects of financial services, including banking, international finance, economics and law, this programme will help them gain a good mastery of the knowledge, skills and ethics necessary in the financial services industry. On top of that, they will acquire a clear understanding of the internal operations of banks and other financial institutions,” Dr. Ng continued.
Characteristically, this programme is suited for students who possess a knack for numbers, who can grasp and learn new concepts very quickly, with the right attitude and ready to work under pressure.
Specialisation in banking and finance will increase business graduates’ scope of career options. A graduate of this programme will see a wide range of career options, be it in retail line, finance companies, banking or insurance institutions, government sectors, multinational corporations and such.
Upon completion of studies, graduates can even begin as self-employed financial planners, stockbrokers, lease finance experts for a small start-up, entrepreneurs running their own business, investment managers for a large financial corporation and so on.
The Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Banking and Finance, offered at the School of Business, KDU University College, is currently open for enrolment.
To find out how you can hit the ground running with KDU, log on to www.kdu.edu.my or call 03-5565 0538 (KDU University College, Utropolis, Glenmarie) / 03-7953 6688 (KDU College, Damansara Jaya).