Accounting, Banking, Finance and Actuarial Programs

Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU)
Kuala Lumpur, WP Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Qualification
Foundation / Pre-U / A-level
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
1 year
Intakes
March April June July September
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 6,039
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 6,278

About this course

The APU Foundation Programme lays the pathway towards professional tertiary education. It is a vital transformation point for students; soft skills, general knowledge and preparatory subject fundamentals acquired at the Foundation lead to excellence in a student’s education performance, as well as career-readiness as they move on as global professionals eventually. This is achieved through 4 key areas:

  • Leadership & Teamwork
  • Problem-Solving Skills
  • Social Skills & Responsibilities
  • Practical Skills

The unique support system at APU Foundation Programme consist of helpful academic mentors who are committed in ensuring academic achievements, providing pastoral care, advising, mentoring, motivating students’ potential and performance, to ensure that they undergo a smooth transition from secondary education to tertiary learning.

Upon completing your study in this programme, you will be able to:

  • Enter Level 1 of degree study
  • Make an informed choice about what degree you want to study
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the concepts which underpin the study of Accounting, Banking, Finance, Actuarial Studies
  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing to a given audience
  • Work effectively in a team
  • Demonstrate English and other study skills appropriate to undergraduate learning
  • Apply skills in numeracy, technology and communication
  • Explain the essential elements of technology
  • Use appropriate application software and the Interne

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirement: 

  • 5 Credits in at least 5 subjects at SPM level including a Credit in Mathematics with a minimum of a pass in Bahasa Malaysia and Sejarah (History);
  • 5 Credits (Grade C & above) in at least 5 subjects including Mathematics at IGCSE/O-Levels;
  • 3 Credits (Grade B & above) in at least 3 subjects in UEC including Mathematics.
  • A qualification that APU accepts as equivalent to the above.

English Requirement:

  • IELTS : 4.0
  • TOEFL IBT : 30-31
  • Pearson (PTE) : 30
  • MUET : Band 2

Curriculum

Semester 1:

  • English for Academic Purpose
  • Communication Skills
  • Personal Development & Study Methods
  • Essentials of Web Applications
  • Mathematics

Semester 2:

  • Introduction to Business
  • Fundamental of Finance
  • Global Business Trends
  • Public Speaking in English

Semester 3:

  • Academic Research Skills
  • Principles of Accounts
  • Economics for Business
  • Perspectives in Technology / Further Mathematics**
  • Co-Curricular

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