Prepare yourself for the world of business and finance

The BSc Finance and Business Management programme at the University of Reading Malaysia’s world-renowned Henley Business School is an innovative undergraduate degree course that provides an academic grounding in these two key areas.

Modules cover finance specialisms such as International Financial Accounting, Corporate Finance, Portfolio Management, Derivatives and Securities. Students are able to develop skills in Financial Trading, using trading simulation software, in our state-of-the-art Dealing Room. Other core subjects of business management such as Marketing, International Business and Organisational Behaviour are also studied.

The study of finance and business management progresses through the programme so that students obtain a critical grasp of core theory along with thorough knowledge, skills of application and analysis. The programme also aims to prepare students for responsible professional leadership and managerial roles after graduation. It is distinctive in placing a strong emphasis on an international business perspective relevant for the emerging challenges facing business in a global context.

This programme requires a strong level of numeracy and focuses on quantitative techniques and financial analysis.


Year 1
Core modules include:

  • Market, Marketing and Strategy
  • People and Organisations
  • Introduction to International Financial Accounting
  • Introduction to Management Accounting
  • Introductory Finance / Trading Simulation
  • Introductory Economics for Business and Finance
  • Introductory Quantitative Techniques for Business and Finance

Year 2
Core modules include:

  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Modelling / CMS
  • Marketing Management
  • Business Strategy
  • Portfolio Management
  • Management Accounting

Year 3
Optional modules may include:

  • Derivative Securities / Trading Simulation
  • Strategy and International Business
  • Management of Risk
  • Islamic Banking Practices
  • International Marketing
  • Comparative International Marketing

Please note that all modules are subject to change.

Please note that all undergraduate degrees from the University of Reading in the UK and in Malaysia are Honours Degrees.


Dai Jing Ooi, BSc Finance and Business Management Course Testimony at University of Reading Malaysia

Dai Jing Ooi|BSc Finance and Business Management - 2014

“I like studying at UoRM because it is a reputable university for business degrees and is one of the top 200 universities all over the world. The lecturers here are very friendly and helpful. The environment is very relaxing and it is also a conducive place for studying. When I first came to UoRM, I was very excited about the quality of teaching that would be delivered because Henley Business School is a great business school and I am very proud to be part of it.“


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Entry requirements
A Level: AAB+ - BBB
UEC:14 points from 5 subjects excluding Chinese Language and Bookkeeping & Accounts
International Baccalaureate:
30 points overall including 5 in Standard Level (SL) Mathematics

OR an equivalent international qualification

Grade A or higher in Maths at IGCSE; SPM Mathematics Grade B A or higher

Grade B or higher in English at IGCSE; SPM English 1119 Grade B or higher

IELTS Band 6.5 (or equivalent) is required for those whose education has not been undertaken in English

3 years full-time

Intake dates
January and September

Malaysians – RM per annum
2017/18: 37,900

International Fees – RM per annum
2017/18: 54,000


Our graduates go on to work for a wide range of leading employers around the world. A degree from Henley Business School can provide a route into many areas. Our statistics show that on average more than 93% of our students are in employment or further study within six months of graduating. Future typical roles* for our graduates of BSc Finance & Business Management may include:

  • Retail and Investment Banking
  • Financial Controller
  • Business Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • Insurance Underwriter
  • Wealth Manager
  • Senior Manager/CEO
  • Marketing Manager
  • Human Resources Manager

*These may be subject to further professional qualifications.