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Diploma in Investment Management

Course Title : Investment Management, Diploma
Course Code : DIVM


About the Course
Diploma in Investment Management (DIVM) is an undergraduate academic programme that leverages on a unique learning opportunity in the combined disciplines of Investment, Law, Finance and Management. Students pursuing the programme will be exposed both to the rich tradition and rigour of the investment management, as well as to the state-of-the-art technologies used in the fields of economics, management, marketing, finance and insurance. As such, graduates of the programme are expected to be competent to handle not only the common investment transactional matters but as well to assist the investment analyst in managing investment reports. As for the later career opportunities, graduates are most encouraged to join our Bachelor in Investment Management (Hons) programme in order to get the maximum exemption of 30 credits.

Entry Requirement

(i) Pass SPM with 5 credits including Bahasa Malaysia and Mathematics;

    OR

(ii) Pass Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with at least grade B in 5 subjects;

    OR

(iii) Other equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government

Duration : 2 1/2 years

Core Subjects

  • Principles of Finance
  • Principles of Corporate Finance
  • Elementary Accounting
  • Quantitative Methods in Finance
  • Introduction to Cost Accounting
  • Financial Statement and Reporting Analysis
  • Introduction to Strategic Management
  • Investment Regulation and Practices
  • Equity and Fixed Income Security Analysis
  • Financial Futures and Options
  • Real Estate Valuation and Management
  • Investment Management Project

Career Prospect
Graduates will find many opportunities in government ministries and departments, local authorities, government enforcement agencies (income tax; immigration; custom etc.), remiser firms, private corporations and companies, consultancy firms, banks, security firms, insurance companies, multimedia telecommunication companies, marketing agencies, educational institutions as well as international corporations and companies.

Diploma in Investment Management graduates qualify for careers as investment analyst assistant, assistant financial planner/controllers and bankers. Investment students are also prepared to assist the managerial positions in investment or finance.

KPT Reference : R/343/4/0094 [JPT/BPP(U)1000-801/33/Jld.13(36)]

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