BA119 -Diploma in Banking Studies

With the challenges arising from the liberalization and globalization of business today, and realizing the importance of the banking industry as the financial intermediary and primary source of financing for the domestic economy, there is a need to understand the banking system of Malaysia. The Diploma in Banking Studies offered by the Faculty of Business Management, UiTM started in July 1967, is designed to develop and train students in the area of banking management and finance. 

The 3-year programme covers a wide range of courses including  the study of banking management, finance, accounting, economics, marketing, management, mathematics and statistics, language and communication, information technology and legal foundations. This wide range of courses provides students with the basis needed in facing challenges in the banking industry. Apart from preparing students to fulfil related job vacancies in banking environment, this programme also prepares students for the Bachelor programme in the field of finance, banking and investment. Graduates from this programme will fill job vacancies at the supervisory and junior level at any financial institutions such as banks, finance companies and merchant banks.

Program Overview

This program covers

  • Risk & Insurance
  • Investment Management
  • Banking Operations
  • Finance of International Trade
  • Financial Analysis
  • Fundamentals of Islamic Banking
  • International Banking
  • Credit Management

Study Plan

Semester 1

  • Co-curriculum I
  • Fundamentals of Islam
  • Integrated Language Skills: Listening
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting & Reporting
  • Business Mathematics
  • Fundamentals of Management
  • Third Language I

Semester 2

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

Semester 3

  • Co-curriculum III
  • Fundamentals of Islamic Economics
  • Integrated Language Skills: Writing
  • Introduction of Statistics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Fundamentals of Finance
  • Banking Operations

Semester 4

  • Information Technology in Business
  • Fundamentals of Islamic Banking
  • Business Law
  • Human Resource Management
  • Financial Analysis
  • Finance of International Trade

Semester 5

  • Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship
  • Operations Management
  • Investment Management
  • International Banking
  • Credit Management
  • Legal Aspects and Ethics in Banking

Career Prospect

  • Banking
  • Finance
  • Securities
  • Brokerage

Study Prospect

  • 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 Kedah, Negeri Sembilan, Sarawak, Kelantan, Melaka, Sabah, Pahang, Johor.

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