MBA (FINANCE)

INTRODUCTION

PBS aims to nurture future leaders that practise human governance values and principles. PBS also engages in research, consulting, and business development activities. This programme caters to top managers who would like to have an in-depth understanding of how financial markets function. This programme is designed to equip students with financial management and investment analysis skills. (N/345/7/1058)(MQA/FA8637)(08/22)

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must possess one of the following qualifications:

  • recognised Bachelor’s degree [Level 6, Malaysian Qualifications Framework (MQF)] with minimum CGPA of 2.75 or its equivalent as accepted by the PBS senate; or
  • A recognised Bachelor’s degree with a CGPA below 2.75 but not lower than 2.50 will only be considered based on a strict internal assessment (including test, interview or portfolio); or
  • recognised Bachelor’s degree (Level 6, MQF) or equivalent not meeting CGPA of 2.50, can be accepted subject to minimum 5 years of working experience in relevant field; or
  • A recognised Postgraduate Certificate’s degree or its equivalent; or
  • Other qualifications approved by the PBS Senate.

All international candidates graduated from degree programmes whereby English is not the medium of instruction must have obtained a minimum of 550 for the TOEFL Paper-based test or 80 for the Internet-based test, or IELTS Band 6.0, or MUET Band 5.0.

DELIVERY OF COURSES

FULL-TIME STUDENTS

Trimester No of Courses
4
 2  4
4
3
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  • Lectures are conducted on alternate weekdays morning or evening or weekends (Saturdays and Sundays).
  • There will be 1 – 2 weeks of inter trimester break.
  • Study duration is 1 year 4 months – 2 years.

PART-TIME STUDENTS

Trimester No of Courses
1 2
 2 2
3 2
4 2
5 2
6 2
7 2
8 Project Paper

  • Lectures are conducted on alternate weekends (Saturdays and Sundays).
  • There will be 1 – 2 weeks of inter trimester break.
  • Study duration is 2 years 8 months – 3 years.
PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
The structure of the MBA (Finance) programme is as follows:
Total courses of 15  (14 x 3 credits + 1 x 6 credits) 48 credit hours
7 core courses  (7 x 3 credits) 21 credit hours
5 specialisation courses (5 x 3 credits) 15 credit hours
2 elective courses (2 x 3 credits) 6 credit hours
Project paper 6 credit hours

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 Specialisation
FIN7101 Financing Businesses
FIN7201 International Finance
FIN7202 Investment Analysis
FIN7205 Islamic Finance
FIN7207 Corporate Finance
 Elective – Choose 2 only
MGT7101 Managing Operations of Business
MGT7104 Knowledge Management
MGT7105 Business Intelligence and Analytics Systems
MGT7106 Digital Business and Entrepreneurship
FIN7203 Current Issues in Finance
FIN7204

Financial Planning

FIN7206

Security Analysis & Portfolio Theory

FIN7208 Financial Technology (FINTECH)
MGT7201 Digital Transformation
FEES

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*ALL FEES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE     **UPDATED 23 FEBRUARY 2021