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/PA8637)(08/22)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must possess one of the following qualifications:

  • A recognised Bachelor’s degree with a CGPA of at least 2.75 or its equivalent (i).
  • A recognised Bachelor’s degree with a CGPA below 2.75 but not lower than 2.50 will be considered based on a strict internal assessment (including test, interview or portfolio); or
  • A recognised Bachelor’s degree with a CGPA below 2.50 will be considered if he/she has had a minimum 5 years of working experience; or
  • A professional qualification that is recognised as being equivalent to (i) above; or
  • A pass at Level 7 Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) assessment by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA); 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 TOEFL 550 or IELTS Band 6.0 or MUET Band 5.0.

DELIVERY OF COURSES

FULL-TIME STUDENTS

Trimester No of Courses
4
 2  4
3
3
Project Paper
  • 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 18 months.

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 weekdays morning or evening, or weekends (Saturdays and Sundays).
  • There will be 1 – 2 weeks of inter trimester break.
  • Study duration is 32 months.
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
9 core courses (9 x 3 credits) 27 credit hours
5 specialisation courses (5 x 3 credits) 15 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 from 7 Courses
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

FEES

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*ALL FEES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE     **UPDATED 29 MAY 2020