HELP University’s Business Programme: Educating the Next Generation of Leaders

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HELP University’s Faculty of Business, Economics and Accounting (FBEA) is the leading provider of business and related programmes faculty since 1986.

The faculty offers honours degree programmes in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Analytics, Entrepreneurship, Management, Human Resource Management, International Business, Marketing, Hospitality Management, Tourism Management and Business Psychology, and the Diploma in Business. These programmes provide attractive and flexible credit transfer programmes to Australia and the UK. Recently, two students from our faculty have received scholarships to study at the University of the West of England (UWE) in Bristol, United Kingdom.

These two students are:

Meng Yu

Meng Yu, graduated from the Niskayuna High School in New York City, USA and was introduced to the Bachelor of Business (Accounting) (Hons) programme offered at HELP at a Higher Education Fair in Mid Valley by Mr. Stephen Wu, Dean of FBEA. He chose to do a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting at HELP due to the number of exemptions granted by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) as well as the flexibility to complete his studies abroad. Men Yu obtained a scholarship to study the Final Year of an Accounting and Finance degree at UWE. UWE has been recognised with the highest possible rating in the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcome Framework (TEF) in 2018 as a Gold-standard institution in recognition of the institution’s consistent outstanding teaching quality.

Sanford Yanesh Lopez, another recipient of the UWE Scholarship went to UWE to do the final year of a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting & Finance. He chose to study at UWE because of the university’s reputation of having a good track record in producing very skillful and job-ready graduates.

Reputable programmes offered by FBEA

Both students have chosen to study an Accounting degree programme at HELP because of the reputation of FBEA in the offering of accounting programmes.

HELP’s accounting programme is the first accounting programme offered by a private university in Malaysia to be accredited by Certified Practising Accountants (CPA). The accounting programme is also granted maximum exemptions by professional bodies such as ACCA and The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

Another popular programme offered by FBEA is the Diploma in Business programme which prepares students for admission into the second year of business-related degree programmes at HELP and internationally-recognised universities. It is widely accepted by Australian, British and NZ universities as being equivalent to their first year course of studies, such as the University of Queensland, University of Western Australia, University of New South Wales, Macquarie University, Leeds University and Liverpool University.

Majority of the students choose to complete a Bachelor’s degree in Business at HELP upon completion of the 2-year Diploma programme as students are able to complete a Bachelor’s degree in Business in less than two years. This being the case, all SPM or O-Levels leavers can now graduate with a degree in Business Studies in less than four years. Students who have completed a Diploma in Business are also well prepared for the job market as they will have acquired the knowledge and practical skills in business.

Exclusive transfer option with the University of Queensland (UQ) Australia

The University of Queensland (UQ), one of Australia’s top eight universities, offers HELP Diploma in Business graduates a flexible 2+2 credit transfer arrangement to complete a degree in Business or Commerce at UQ. HELP’s Bachelor of Business students are offered with an exclusive 2+1 credit transfer arrangement in recognition of the high quality of teaching at HELP, the only institution in Malaysia to have this exclusive arrangement. This makes both the HELP Diploma in Business and Bachelor of Business programmes, highly attractive programmes. Furthermore, in recognition of the long standing partnership with HELP and also the high standard and quality of the programmes offered by FBEA, UQ will provide all students enrolling in eligible pathway programmes at UQ the ‘Global Connect Scholarship which is worth about RM32,000

Other factors that make the Diploma in Business programme a highly attractive proposition is that Diploma in Business students who progress into a Bachelor of Business programme are eligible for a subsidised study trip to Australia or China to enhance their study experience.

Enhancing Students Digital Growth & Learning Experiences at HELP University

Students of FBEA will also also get a hands-on experience of live stock-trading at the Bloomberg Finance Lab at HELP’s RM25M facility, the Business Analytics and Technology Innovation Centre (BATIC). All students are eligible to attend a free Certificate in Data and Business Analystics course and earn a certification in Bloomberg Market Concepts via the Bloomberg terminals. This certification course is also embedded in the Bachelor of Business (Finance) (Hons) programme. This programme is also affiliated with the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute. Furthermore, graduates of this programme are equipped with a solid grounding in CFA’s Candidate Body of Knowledge and positions them well to sit for the CFA exams.

Students of FBEA will also also get a hands-on experience of live stock-trading at the Bloomberg Finance Lab at HELP’s RM25M facility, the Business Analytics

Furthermore, FBEA’s Bachelor of Business Analytics (Hons) graduates will be awarded with a certificate from SAS Institute upon completion of the programme. SAS Institute is one of the world’s top software development company providing analytics solutions to more than 83,000 businesses around the world today. 92 of the top 100 companies on the 2018 Fortune Global 1000 are SAS Institute’s customers.

HELP’s FBEA is also the first and only business school in Malaysia to be awarded the Premier Digital Technology Institution (PDTI) status By the Malaysian Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC).

PDTIs are institutions with a proven track record of producing high quality graduates for digital tech-based high value jobs via cutting-edge research and education policies, strong industry linkages, and career development and placement services.

For more info on our FBEA programmes, visit or call 03-2716 2000