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Bachelor of Science in Finance

Bachelor's Degree Programme
(Full-time)

Provides the foundational knowledge and skills required of a qualified and competent finance professional.

Bachelor of Science in Finance


Overview

The Finance programme provides the foundational knowledge and skills required of a qualified and competent finance professional. With an applied focus and an emphasis on data and technology, our students learn to be proficient at analysing real-life financial cases. This application-oriented approach gives students the contextual knowledge required to solve complex problems in the financial industry.

SUSS is a founding academic partner of the Global FinTech Institute (GFI) which administers the Chartered FinTech Professional (CFtP) qualification to promote the field of FinTech and professionalism in the FinTech industry. Being aligned in the curricula, our students may be exempted from one or more component examinations of the CFtP if the appropriate courses are passed.

Students may pursue Finance as a single major, or in combination with a minor(s) or second major.

Overview

Admission Requirements

Refer to general admission criteria for full-time undergraduate programmes.

There will be additional admission criteria to better target students who are aligned to the educational philosophy of our full-time programmes. This will be done through interviews and selection tests.

In addition, applicants are required to meet one of the following minimum eligibility criteria:

  • At least a Grade B4 in GCE 'O' Level Mathematics, or
  • A pass in GCE 'O' Level Additional Mathematics, or
  • A pass in GCE 'A' Level H1 Mathematics or Statistics, or
  • A pass in GCE 'A' Level Mathematics

Financial Assistance

There are also various types of financial aid available to students who need financial assistance. Please click here for more details.

Programme Structure

Students pursuing the full-time programmes are required to complete 200 credit units (cu), which include:

*Note: Major Elective courses comprise Elective and Restricted Elective courses.


The major courses comprise compulsory and elective courses. Within the elective basket, the following are pre-requisite courses for some compulsory courses:

  • BUS105 (pre-requisite for FIN205)
  • ACC202 (pre-requisite for FIN304/306)
  • ANL252 (pre-requisite for FIN312/313)

Our graduates will be well-equipped to meet the challenges of a demanding yet rewarding financial career, and can expect to find employment opportunities in areas such as compliance, risk management, financial planning, treasury and capital management, private banking and corporate finance.

FIN379 Personal Financial Planning
Students who enrol in the Finance programme as their first or second major are exempted from Modules 1 to 5 in the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) examinations by the Financial Planning Association of Singapore (FPAS) if they pass the course. They will be required to take the Module 6 examination to fulfil the requirements for the CFP credential. Students who pass the course but do not take Finance as a major are exempted from the Modules 1, 2, 3 and 5 CFP examinations. They will be required to take the Modules 4 and 6 examinations to fulfil the requirements for the CFP credential.

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