Faculty of Business and Finance


Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) Banking and Finance

Banking and Finance related to the management of money and financial instruments of an economy, especially by governmental and corporate entities. Their activities range from managing the circulation of monies, the decision making of investments, the granting of credit, the acquisition of capital, the provision of banking facilities and the management of financial institutions and financial systems. 

The Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) Banking and Finance is developed to train students not only on the different operational aspects of a business entity but is also designed to equip students with specialised banking and finance knowledge and skills.

In addition, students practice with an industrial relevant tool such as SAS (Statistical Analysis System) for business analytics and intelligence, data management and predictive analytics. The combination of operational eficiency and expertise in banking and finance coupled with ability in the industrial relevant tool is a qualification that is highly sought after by many employers other than those in the banking and finance sector. 

UTAR is one of the few universities in the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) University Programme that included a significant portion of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK) into its curricula. Hence, UTAR Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) Banking and Finance will be provided with a solid foundation to pursue the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Programme.

Professional Recognition/Accreditation: 
The UTAR Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) Banking and Finance is recognised by the following organisations. 

Career Prospects

  • Financial Sector Corporate Governance and Market Surveillance Manager 
  • Bank Credit Analyst
  • Personnel Financial Planner
  • Hedge Fund Manager
  • Portfolio Investment Manager
  • Business and Financial Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • Investment Banking Analyst
  • Investment Performance
    Measurement Analyst