Collective Investment Schemes (M8)

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M8 is aimed at equipping potential financial advisers/representatives with the requisite knowledge of the product characteristics, tools and techniques to analyse, advise and market collective investment schemes and unit trusts.

Chapter 1 – Types Of Investment Assets – I
Chapter 2 – Types Of Investment Assets – II
Chapter 3 – Financial Markets
Chapter 4 – Risk and Return
Chapter 5 – Time Value Of Money
Chapter 6 – Considerations For Investments
Chapter 7 – Unit Trusts
Chapter 8 – Fund Products
Table 1 – Future Value Interest Factors For One Dollar

Structure & Format
50 multiple-choice questions.

1 hour

Minimum Passing Grade & Result Slip
One mark will be awarded for each correct answer. No mark will be awarded or deducted for any wrong or blank answer.

No certificate will be issued. Only Result Slip will be issued.

Examination Mode
English Medium – Computer Screen Examination (CSE)
The candidate can self-study for the closed book examination.

Examination Resitting
There is no limit on the number of times that a candidate can sit for an examination.

For a list of approved exemptions, please refer directly to MAS Website at under MAS Notice No. FAA-N13: Notice on Minimum Entry and Examination Requirements for Representatives of Licensed Financial Advisers and Exempt Financial Advisers.