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Accounting, Banking, Finance and Actuarial

APU's Accounting, Banking, Finance & Actuarial programmes are excellent springboards for individuals who wish to launch a professional career. The programmes are well established, and is designed to provide a thorough understanding of the principles and practice of accounting, banking, finance, actuarial and related subjects. Students on the course have the flexibility of developing and building their specialist knowledge whether in industry or public service. The awards cover an in-depth knowledge of the core areas, equipping students with necessary skills for the future. them with practical employment skills. The primary objective of these programmes is to develop knowledgeable and capable students to enable them to secure key positions in the financial services sector.

The aims of the APU Accounting, Banking, Finance & Quantitative Studies Programmes are to:

  • Provide you with a rewarding yet challenging learning experience to enable you to be a high quality graduates with the knowledge, skills and understanding for an effective and valued career.
  • Enable you to undertake employment in industry, commerce or public service as professionals by developing your capabilities in relation to innovation, integration of ideas and concepts, interactive development, information provision and imaginative approaches to processes and problem solving.
  • Provide you with a Personal Development Planning opportunity in relation to enhancing your employability through increasing your independence, inventiveness, ingenuity and developing your all round intelligence in relation to solving problems, decision making, working with other people and communication skills.
  • Facilitate your progression, both academic and practical, by means of developing knowledge, key skills and a capacity for independent and lifelong learning
  • Enable you to specialise in depth in areas corresponding to your ability and choice.

Upon completion, students are eligible for exemptions from the below Professional bodies as our Accounting and Finance degrees are accredited by them:

Also, Diploma in Accounting are eligible for 3 fundamental modules exemption from ACCA.

Powered by FinTech - All Accounting & Finance and Banking & Finance Programme comprise modules in Financial Technology (FinTech). In the age of Industrial Revolution 4.0 (Industry 4.0), FinTech is gaining momentum year-on-year and is creating a huge demand for professionals with FinTech skills. Traditional accounting, banking and finance industry is being digitally transformed; to cater to the skills gap, the knowledge of technology applications has become an essential part of the graduates' skillsets.

Actuarial Studies Programme - Worldwide Accreditation by IFoA, UK and SOA, US

We are amongst the first few universities in Asia & Malaysia to obtain maximum block exemptions from 6 papers under the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA), UK curriculum. This is an excellent testimony to the quality of our programme, which complies to international standards that is accepted and recognised worldwide. 

Internship / Industrial Training

A well-structured internship or industrial training programme in collaboration with industry is incorporated into the curriculum. The main objective of the internship programme is to further enhance your employability. In many cases the same company at which you had internship/industrial training will offer you employment as soon as you graduate. In all cases you will gain an invaluable insight into the world of business and managemet practices and be better equipped to position yourself for the career you seek.

Accounting, Banking, Finance and Actuarial Programmes

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