Course Details:

Finance is concerned with the study of financial instruments, institutions, markets and systems. It involves the study of financial decision making under uncertainty, which has applications in many fields including banking, financial consulting and planning, funds management, merchant banking, stock broking and treasury.

This program provides rigorous training in the theory and applications of finance. The program involves a core in mainstream finance supplemented with studies in related quantitative techniques and methodologies, economics and management.

On completion of this program, graduates will understand:

  • how corporations make financial decisions
  • how individual investors select and manage their investment opportunities and portfolios
  • the intricacies of derivative securities
  • the management of the financial services industry

For more information on entry requirements, program pathway, subjects listing and to get to know the faculty, please click on download brochure.


9 compulsory subjects
  • ACC101 Financial Accounting 1
  • ACC103 Management Accounting 1
  • ECO101 Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECO102 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ITC101 Information Technology for Business
  • LAW101 Business Law
  • MGT101 Principles of Management
  • MKT101 Principles of Marketing
  • QBM101 Business Statistics

YEAR 2 & 3

Accounting (14 compulsory subjects)
  • ACC200 Accounting Information Systems
  • ACC201 Management Accounting 2
  • ACC202 Financial Reporting
  • ACC203 Financial Accounting 2
  • ACC301 Management Accounting 3
  • ACC302 Corporate Accounting
  • ACC303 Auditing & Assurance Services
  • ACC304 Accounting Theory & Practice
  • FIN202 Financial Management
  • HRM201 Managing Human Resources
  • LAW201 Company Law
  • TAX301 Taxation
  • MGT203 Business Research
  • MGT400 Graduation Project
Partial List of Electives (for all specialisations)
  • ACC201 Management Accounting 2
  • ACC291 Islamic Bank Management
  • ACC305 Corporate Governance
  • ACC312 Reporting Framework & Accounting Practice
  • BKG301 Comparative Banking Structure
  • COM200 Managerial Communication
  • ECO203 International Economics
  • FIN203 Financial Institutions, Instruments and Markets
  • FIN204 Investment Analysis & Decision Making
  • FIN206 Introduction to Technical Analysis & Trading
  • FIN207 Mergers & Acquisitions
  • FIN301 Corporate Finance
  • LAW201 Company Law
  • LAW305 International Business Law
  • MAT201 Business Mathematics
  • MGT200 Small Business Management
  • MGT201 Organisational Behaviour
  • MGT202 E-Business
  • MGT204 Asian Entrepreneurship & Innovation
  • MGT205 Asian Business Environment
  • MGT209 Production & Logistics Management
  • MGT300 Managing People across Cultures
  • MGT302 Change Management
  • MGT303 Corporate Policy & Strategy
  • MGT304 Strategic International Business Management
  • MGT305 Business Ethics & Social Responsibility
  • MGT309 Project Management
  • MKT206 Retail Management
  • MKT208 Brand Management
  • MKT301 Integrated Marketing Communications
  • MKT302 Strategic Global Marketing
  • MKT305 Strategic Marketing Relationship
  • MKT307 Environmental Marketing
  • MKT308 B2B Marketing
  • MKT309 Marketing Engineering
  • QBM201 Advanced Business Statistics
Graduation Project
  • All students are required to complete a graduation project in their
  • related fields under supervision.

5 Compulsory MPU Subjects

MPU1 (to do 2 subjects)
  • MPU3113 Hubungan Etnik (Malaysian students)
  • MPU3123 Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (Malaysian students)
  • MPU3143 Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (International students)
  • MPU3173 Pengajian Malaysia 3 (International students)
MPU2 (choose 1)
  • MPU3213 Bahasa Kebangsaan A*
  • MPU3233 Leadership in Business
  • *for Malaysian students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu
MPU3 (choose 1)
  • MPU3313 Comparative Ethics for Malaysia
  • MPU3323 Malaysian Constitution
  • MPU3333 Malaysian Digital Transformation
  • MPU3343 Career Pathways in the field of Behavioural Sciences in Malaysia
  • MPU3353 Personal Financial Planning in Malaysia
  • MPU3373 Goods & Services Tax in Malaysia
MPU4 (choose 1)
  • MPU3412 Co-curriculum – Sport 2
  • MPU3422 Co-curriculum – Community Service 2
  • MPU3432 Co-curriculum – Event Management 2

Any one of the following:

  •  HELP Foundation in Arts / Foundation in Science with a minimum
    CGPA score of 2.0 out of 4.0
  • HELP Diploma in Business with a minimum CGPA score of 2.0 out of 4.0 2 Cs in STPM***
  • 2 A-Level passes
  • 5 Bs in Senior Middle 3 (UEC) including Mathematics and English
  • 5 CPU passes with a minimum average of 50%
  • University Aggregate of 50% or ATAR score of at least 50 for
    various Australian Matriculation Programs
  • Equivalent qualification

***The stated qualifications need to be supported with a pass in
Mathematics, English, Sejarah and Bahasa Melayu at SPM level.

Most subjects follow the assessment pattern below:

  • Continuous assessment – 40%
  • Final examination – 60%
  • Total – 100%

January, March**, May, August, October**

** This intake is only applicable for those entering the program without being granted any exemptions.
  • 3-year honours program
  • 31 subjects including a graduation project
  • 14 weeks for full semester; 7 weeks for half semester

Seminars covering the following areas will be conducted and all students are required to attend. Although these seminars do not count as credits towards graduation, all HELP graduates must be trained in the following essential skills:

  • Resolving Conflicts
  • Negotiation
  • Interpersonal Dynamics
  • Team Building