Diploma in Financial Technology

Duration:2 years & 6 months

Intakes:May & August

Campus:MCKL - Kuala Lumpur

Level of Study:Diploma


Course Code:KPT/JPS(N/343/4/0289)(MQA/PA15228)02/29

About this course

The wave of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR4.0) has caused the financial industry to swiftly evolve with technology leading to a new era of Financial Technology (FinTech). Talents with cross-discipline knowledge and skills in Finance and Information Technology are in demand for the coming years.

The Diploma in Financial Technology will fully equip students with comprehensive knowledge and future-oriented skills in Financial Technology. Some of the key areas include Financial Accounting, Financial Technology, Principles of Investment and Blockchain. With a comprehensive programme, MCKL aims to produce future-ready students to meet the need of the FinTech industry.

Upon completion of this programme, students will gain exposure to theoretical and practical knowledge of the fintech industry. Students can join the workforce, become FinTech entrepreneurs or further their studies at our partner universities in any related field of specialisation.

Extensive Programme
The subjects offered in this course are comprehensive and extensive to ensure students gain the skills needed to succeed in business-related industries.

Future-oriented Curriculum
Our programme structure ensures that students are future-proof for the workforce by equipping them with industry relevant and in-demand skills. Get exposure to Introduction to Digital Marketing, Introduction to FinTech, Introduction to Blockchain and FinTech Governance.

Compulsory Industrial Training
Taking on a 12-week industrial training in the final semester provides students with real-life working experience and a seamless transition to employment. MCKL is currently partnered with a range of industry-leading organisations to provide students with the best learning opportunities.

Holistic Learning Environment
Exposure to real-life case studies and community-based projects, such as Service Learning and Character Formation.

Internationally Recognised
Opportunity to pursue a bachelor’s degree at our partner universities abroad, such as Teesside University.

Learning Opportunity with Experts
Opportunity to be exposed to real-world projects and gain valuable experience from the business and e-commerce industry through our Industrial Collaboration Programme (ICP).

Total Course Fees

Local Students: RM23,400
International Student: RM23,400

*Fees above are just an estimated fees which exclude general fees, deposit, registration fees and other miscellaneous fees.

To find out more on scholarships, visit us at https://mckl.edu.my/admission/scholarship-financial-aid/

For more information, please email admission@mckl.edu.my

Subject Offered

Common Core:

  • Business Ethics
  • Business Law
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Information System for Business
  • Business Data Communication
  • Introduction to Microeconomics
  • Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • Introduction to Business Communication
  • Financial Accounting
  • Calculus and Algebra
  • Introduction to Management
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Discipline Core:
    • Introduction to Finance
    • Financial Management
    • Principles of Investment
    • Financial Modelling
    • Personal Financial Planning
    • Introduction to FinTech
    • Introduction to Blockchain
    • FinTech Governance
    • FinTech Project
    • Business Statistics
  • Compulsory Subjects:
    • Fundamentals of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    • Introduction to Digital Marketing

Industrial Training:

  • Industrial Training for Digital Marketing
*Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU):

  • Falsafah dan Isu Semasa 2
  • Information Literacy
  • Character Formation
  • Service Learning
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A
    • For local students who do not have credit in SPM BM
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1
    • For international students

MPU: The Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) requires all students to take Mata Pelajaran Umum (MPU) (i.e. General Studies) within the duration of their studies. MCKL established a series of subjects that different programmes need to implement for all students to meet the ministry’s requirements. Subjects will differ depending on the institution and the level of studies of the student.

Entry RequirementsApplicants must have one of the following Entry requirements:

Min. 3 credits in any subjects including Mathematics and a pass in English

Min. 3 credits in any subjects including Mathematics

Min. a Grade C in any subjects; and pass SPM with a credit in Mathematics and a pass in English

Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) or Malaysian Government will be considered on a case-by-case basis

Students without a credit in Mathematics and a pass in English at SPM level or its equivalent may be admitted if the Certificate programme contains subjects in Mathematics and English that are equivalent to Mathematics and English at SPM level.

International Student Only

Entry requirements for international students – please contact: admission@mckl.edu.my

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