- Course code
- KPT/JPS (N/340/6/0490)(FA4165) 11/19
- Delivery type
- 3 years
- Intake date
With very close links with industry, commerce and relevant professional bodies, our business-related programmes are world-renowned for its teaching and research.
Heriot-Watt University Malaysia Campus
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Business Management and Finance professionals work with executive and management teams to provide expert advice on the impacts and deployment of resources and processes throughout an organisation.
At Heriot-Watt, you will learn how to apply business management and finance knowledge and skills to a range of different managerial, business and problem-solving situations, management decisions, compliance issues and governance.
This undergraduate MA Honours degree* explores the interface between business and finance, in particular the management and business implications of financial decision-making. It is a specialist joint degree with equal emphasis given to the subject areas of business and finance. The degree is particularly suited to students who wish to gain a firm grounding in business and management, but with an insight into the finance and financial operations of businesses and organisations.
Key topics covered include accounting, business policy, corporate finance, economics, management and marketing.
Teaching and assessment
Teaching is delivered through a combination of lectures, tutorials and project work. Each course broadly requires four to five hours per week of contact time in classes and the equivalent in directed self-study during teaching weeks. Course assessment is generally based on either coursework or an exam at the end of the semester, or a mixture of the two at the end of the semester or academic year.
In accordance with our normal practice our professionally orientated programmes are designed to meet the educational requirements for membership of relevantprofessional institutions. In addition to recognition within Malaysia, we seek accreditation by the relevant UK or international professional bodies in accordance with their standard procedures.
*The degree of Master of Arts (MA) is an undergraduate Honours degree, awarded by the ancient universities in Scotland and the UK including Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, St Andrews, Cambridge and Oxford. At other universities in Scotland and the UK, undergraduate degrees in the arts, liberal arts, humanities or social sciences are awarded as Bachelor of Arts (BA).