BA114 - Diploma in Investment Analysis

An understanding of the importance of managing the financial capital and investment opportunities is crucial to the success of a business entity or an investor. Realizing the growing need for professionals in the field of investment and finance, this programme is becoming a highly demanded programme among diploma students of the faculty. The programme which started in June 1981 is designed to develop and equip students with a good knowledge and understanding of investment and finance upon which they build a career.

The programme of Diploma in Investment Analysis is a 3–year programme offered by the Faculty of Business Management, UiTM, covers a wide range of courses. It includes the study of finance, investment, accounting, economics, marketing, management, mathematics and statistics, language and communications, information technology and legal foundations. This wide range of courses provides students with the basis needed in facing the challenges in the future. The programme also prepares students for the Bachelor programme in the field of finance and investment.

Holders of this diploma will have the opportunity to work at stock broking firms, merchant banks, commercial banks, investment banks and the commodity share market. They can also choose to work at the finance department of various corporations.

Program Overview

This program covers

  • Investment Management
  • Operations & Regulations of Securities Markets
  • Analysis & Valuation of Equities
  • Technical Analysis
  • Analysis & Valuation of Fixed Income Securities
  • Portfolio Management
  • Futures & Options
  • Financial Analysis

Study Plan

Semester 1

  • Co-curriculum !
  • Fundamentals of Islam
  • Integrated Language Skills: Listening
  • Financial Accounting
  • Business Mathematics
  • Fundamentals of Management
  • Third Language I

Semester 2

  • Co-curriculum II
  • Islamic Thought & Civilization
  • Integrated Language Skills: Reading
  • Microeconomics
  • Fundamentals of Marketing
  • Business Communication
  • Third Language II

Semester 3

  • Co-curriculum III
  • Foundational Islamic Economics
  • Integrated Language Skills: Writing
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Fundamentals of Finance
  • Operations and Regulations of Securities Market

Semester 4

  • Business Law
  • Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship
  • Information Technology in Business
  • Financial Analysis
  • Analysis and Valuation of Equities
  • Introduction to Technical Analysis

Semester 5

  • Operations Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Project Paper – Company Analysis
  • Analysis and Valuation of Fixed Income Securities
  • Portfolio Management
  • Introduction to Futures and Options

Career Prospect

  • Banking
  • Finance
  • Investment
  • Securities
  • Brokerage

Study Prospects

  • Business Economics
  • Customer Service Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Event Management
  • Finance
  • Health Administration
  • Human Resource Management
  • Insurance
  • International Business
  • Islamic Banking
  • Marketing
  • Office Systems Management
  • Operations Management
  • Retail Management
  • Transport

Opportunities for Further Studies

Holders of this diploma can proceed directly into the third semester of the Bachelor of Business Administration program at the Faculty of Business and Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM). Graduates can also further their studies at any local or foreign universities.

Program Availability

The program is offered at UiTM Terengganu & Johor.

Contact Us

Faculty of Business and Management
42300 UiTM Cawangan Selangor
Selangor Darul Ehsan
Malaysia

fbm@uitm.edu.my 

Tel: +603-3258 7045 (Administration), +603-3258 7042 (Academic), +603-3258 5028 (Student Affairs)
Fax: +603-3258 7000, 7111 & 7211 

   

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