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Bachelor of Science in Finance

Bachelor's Degree Programme

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

Bachelor of Science in Finance


The Bachelor of Science in Finance is a four-year direct honours programme. The programme offers foundational knowledge and skills necessary for aspiring finance professionals to excel in their field with confidence and competence. Students are required to complete a total of 200 credit units (cu) in order to graduate. Students must also complete a 24-week work attachment, an overseas experience and a community engagement. Ultimately, our aim is to nurture graduates who epitomise professional excellence, a profound sense of social responsibility, and an unyielding drive for lifelong learning, embodying SUSS's dynamic spirit of Dream, Dare, Do.


Unique Features of the Programme

Our programme provides a rich and immersive learning journey, offering students invaluable insights into various facets of the financial landscape, including investment strategies, sustainable finance principles, fintech innovations, and risk management practices. Additionally, students have the opportunity to participate in workshops focusing on cutting-edge fintech and blockchain applications, facilitated by NiFT. Engaging in this vibrant academic environment, students can collaborate with peers who share their dedication, and may also choose to join the SUSS Investment Group, where they can hone their skills in investment research and presentation.

Furthermore, our programme recognises the importance of industry certification, with credits applicable towards esteemed credentials such as the CFA Institute Investment Foundations Certificate and the CAIA Fundamentals of Alternative Investments Certificate1, enabling our students to attain recognised qualifications even before graduation.

Through the embrace of the interdisciplinary perspectives offered by the SUSS Core, your academic journey is enriched and critical thinking skills cultivated, empowering you to navigate diverse social landscapes with empathy, insight, and informed perspectives.

1 : CFA's Investment Foundations Certificate and CAIA's Fundamentals of Alternative Investments Certificate are credit recognised for 2.5 cu each at Level 2.

Students will graduate with a first major in Finance, which may be complemented with a second major or up to two minors.

Pursuing a second major presents students with a valuable opportunity to cultivate a versatile skill set that transcends disciplinary boundaries— a crucial asset in today's rapidly evolving, knowledge-driven economy. By embracing this interdisciplinary approach, students can distinguish themselves and position themselves for success in a competitive landscape.

Students will decide on the pathway as they progress academically. The flexible structure of the programme allows students to deepen or broaden their course selections to suit their personal preferences, interests, and career aspirations. Here are some examples of how this can be achieved:

Course Selection Purpose Possible Job Role
Analytics Second Major (60 cu)Apply analytics to financial data to derive information for decision making in trading, investment, risk management or regulatory compliance..Financial Analyst, Quantitative Analyst, Risk Analyst, Financial Planner, Investment Banking Analyst

Information and Communication Technology Major
(60 cu)
Open up a wide range of career opportunities that leverage both financial expertise and technical skills.

Financial Analyst specialising in FinTech, Financial Consultant specialising in Information Security, FinTech Entrepreneur, Financial Systems Analyst
Accountancy (30 cu)
+ Applied Economics

Minor (30 cu)
Develop a robust foundation to analyse companies within their economic context using financial statements.
Financial Analyst, Corporate Finance Analyst, Risk Analyst
FinTech (30 cu)
+ Supply Chain Management Minor

(30 cu)
Build a strong foundation to proficiently analyse finance within the context of contemporary supply chains, integrating innovative blockchain applications.Financial Analyst with Supply Chain Focus, Supply Chain Finance Manager, Investment Analyst with FinTech Focus

Marketing (30 cu)
+ Miscellaneous General Electives Minor (30 cu)
Open up various career opportunities in both finance and marketing-related fields.Financial Planner, Wealth Manager, Financial Sales Representative, Commercial Banker

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.

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.

Module Types
45 cu
5 cu
5 cu
5 cu
35 cu
15 to 30 cu
60 cu

(Students can use up to 60 cu to take minors or a second major.)

15 to 30 cu
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.

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