Course Details

Bachelor of Economics in Finance (Honours)

Xiamen University




  • Description

    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.

    Field of Study

    Accounting & Finance

    Duration (Years)


    Course Fees (RM)

    RM 24,000 (USD 5,714) per year; Estimated Total Cost - RM 72,000 (USD 17,143)

    MQA No.


    Degree Type

    Foreign Degree (Malaysian Branch Campus)

  • Intake (Month)

    February, April, September

Entry Requirements


    A pass in STPM with at least a Grade C+ (GP 2.33) in any 2 subjects 

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

  • A-Level

    A pass in A-Level with at least a Grade C in any 2 subjects

  • UEC

    A pass in UEC with at least a Grade B in 5 subjects 

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

  • Matriculation/Foundation

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

  • Direct Entry to Year 2 of Degree

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

  • English Requirements

    All incoming foreign students are required to sit for the English Placement test (if they do not meet the minimum TOEFL or IELTS band score).

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

Programme Structure

  • Common Core Courses


    Quantitative Methods and Data Analysis I

    Principles of Accounting


    Quantitative Methods and Data Analysis II

    Principles of Management

    Statistics for Business

    Principles of Finance

    International Economics

    Basic Econometrics

    Research Methodology

  • Major Core Courses

    Commercial Banking


    Investment Banking

    Corporate Finance

    Monetary Policy and Financial Supervision

    Analysis of Financial Statements

    Risk Management

    Financial Engineering

    Portfolio Management


    Industrial Training

    Chinese Financial System


    Financial Econometrics

    International Finance Management

    Islamic Banking

Additional Information

  • Fees
    RM 24,000 (USD 5,714) per year

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