MA (Hons) Business and Finance

Heriot-Watt University Malaysia (HWUM)

Putrajaya, Putrajaya, Malaysia

Quick Facts


3 years


Full-time, On-campus



Tuition Fees


Course Structure

  • Fundamentals of Finance
  • Personal Finance and Investment Ethics
  • Introduction to Economics
  • Management in a Global Context
  • Financial Markets Theory
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Management Accounting in Organisations
  • International Bond and Currency Markets
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Financial Derivatives
  • Managing Corporate Value
  • Strategic Management
  • Choose 3 optional courses

Optional courses available for Year 2 include:

  • Innovation Management,
  • Business Research Methods,
  • Consumer Behaviour,
  • Marketing Communications,
  • Critical Approaches to Management,
  • Resourcing and Talent Management
  • Business Venturing.
  • Two Approved Business Management options
  • Two Approved Finance options

Choose 2 optional courses

Approved Business Management options include:

  • International Business,
  • International Entrepreneurship
  • Retail Marketing,
  • Changing Trends in Employment,
  • Marketing and Managements in SMEs
  • Marketing Sustainability

Approved Finance options include:

  • Agency Theory and Corporate Governance
  • Contemporary Issues in Finance

*Information correct at time of publication and may be subject to change

Entry Requirements

  • Foundation Year Heriot-Watt University Malaysia Foundation in Science or Business: CCCC
  • A Level/STPM: CCC
  • UEC: 20 points or less (5 subjects not less than B grade)
  • CPU: 70%
  • SMA 3 (Indonesia): 7.5
  • IB Diploma: 25 points
  • Diploma or any other relevant qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government, acceptable to the University

Special requirements: In addition to the entry requirements above, we also require a minimum B in Mathematics at SPM/O Level or equivalent. Special English requirements may also apply.

  • If English is not your first language, then evidence of proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.0 is required.

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Tuition fees


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