Bachelor of Economics in Finance (Honours) (R/0311/6/0005 ● MQA/FA5486)


Medium of Instruction: English

Intakes: February, April, September

Duration: 3 years


The Finance programme at Xiamen University (XMU) is offered by the School of Economics, the first school of economics ever established among the national key comprehensive universities in mainland China. The Economics programme at XMU has always ranked among the top five in mainland China. According to the 2013 Tilburg University Worldwide Economics Schools Research Ranking, XMU ranked among the top four in China and 16th in Asia for the number of published articles in prestigious international publications. We are supported by a strong faculty consisting of 22 professors, 15 associate professors, 9 assistant professors and 1 senior researcher, many of whom have been awarded academic honours, including two first prizes at the national level.

Our programme at Xiamen University Malaysia Campus equips graduates with sound theoretical and practical knowledge and skills in banking and finance. Armed with a sense of professionalism and a strong belief in ethical standards of practice, graduates are empowered to operate efficiently and effectively in the financial markets by applying their skills to build wealth for individuals and institutions.

Programme Highlights
  • Access to excellent educational resources provided by one of the top economics schools in China.

  • An unrivalled opportunity to gain a first-hand insight into the characteristics of the financial system and monetary market in China.

  • A rewarding opportunity to learn from experienced faculty staff with specialist knowledge and diverse backgrounds.

  • Xiamen University Malaysia (XMUM) is an Affiliated University of the CFA Institute and our Bachelor of Economics in Finance (Hons) programme has been accepted into the CFA University Affiliation Program (UAP).  Graduates of our Bachelor of Economics in Finance (Hons) programme are prepared to undertake the exams leading to the CFA credential. XMUM is also eligible to receive a limited number of CFA Program Student Scholarships each year.

Main Courses Offered

Investment banking, asset management, commercial banking, equity research, corporate finance, risk management 

Entry Requirement
STPMA pass in STPM with at least a Grade C+ (GP 2.33) in any 2 subjects
A levelA pass in A-Level with at least a Grade C in any 2 subjects
UECA pass in UEC with at least a Grade B in 5 subjects

A pass in Foundation/Matriculation with at least CGPA 2.5 out of 4.0

Diploma (in a relevant field)A pass in Diploma with at least CGPA 2.5 out of 4.0

Mathematics -a credit in SPM or a Grade B6 in UEC or the equivalent

English Language - a pass in SPM or a Grade C7 in UEC or the equivalent


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