Bachelor of Analytical Economics (Hons.)

Faculty of Management (FOM)

(R2/314/6/0002) 02/22 (A7921)

Graduates of the Bachelor of Analytical Economics are expected to be experts in conducting research, collecting and analysing data, handling projects, monitoring economic conditions and developing accurate forecasts. The three-year programme catered to Economics students is carefully developed for a thorough understanding of analytical economics and financial literacy, with the variation of fundamentals and specialisation subjects namely Developmental Economics and Financial Economics.

Apart from the typical educational methods, students will also be required to get involved in research projects and industrial training to equip them with a better understanding of the professional culture in the industry they desire. Many of our graduates are engaged in the banking, insurance, finance, manufacturing, education, consultancy, health, tourism, shipping, logistic and investment sectors. Some potential career prospects include economic analyst, banker, manager, entrepreneur, financial analyst, consultant, administrator, researcher and academician.


  • Entry Requirements
    • • Pass Foundation / Matriculation from a recognised institution; OR
    • • Pass STPM / A level or its equivalent with 3 Principals inclusive of Mathematics / Economics / Accounting / Business Studies, and a pass in Mathematics and English at SPM level; OR
    • • Pass STAM with minimum grade Jayyid in 2 subjects and a pass in Mathematic and English at SPM level or its equivalent.
    • • Pass UEC with minimum of grade B in at least five (5) subjects inclusive of Mathematics and English; OR
    • • Pass Diploma from a recognised institution.
    • English Entry Requirement for International Students:
      All undergraduate programmes offered by Faculty of Management require a minimum score of 5.5 in IELTS or its equivalent, except for Bachelor of Finance (Hons.) and Bachelor of Financial Engineering (Hons.), which require higher minimum score of 6.0 in IELTS or its equivalent.
  • Programme Structure
    • Core
      • Year 1
        • English for Business Studies
          Critical Thinking and Applications in Management
          Information Systems and Multimedia
          English for Business Communication
          Principles of Accounting
          Mathematics for Economics
      • Year 2
        • Entrepreneurship
          Intermediate Microeconomics
          The Economy of Malaysia
          Econometrics I
          Research Methodology
          International Economics
          Financial Management I
          Project Cycle and Evaluation
          Intermediate Macroeconomics
          Principles of Operation Research
          Econometrics II
          Industrial Training
      • Year 3
        • Money and Banking
          Environmental and Resource Economics
          Econometrics Modelling and Forecasting
          Business Modelling and Simulation
          Seminar in Analytical Economics
          Multivariate Data Analysis
          Research Project I
          Research Project II
    • Minor Modules (Financial Economics)
      Financial Economics
      International Finance
      Behavioural Finance
      Development Economics
      Labour Economics
    • Comparative Economics Study
      Knowledge Economy
    • University Subjects
      • Year 1
        U1 – Hubungan Etnik OR Pengajian Malaysia 3
      • Year 2
        U2 – Bahasa kebangsaan A or Foreign Language
        U4 – Co-curriculum
        U3 – Introduction to Multicultural  Studies in Malaysia/ Stress and Well-Being among Malaysians
      • Year 3
        U1 – TITAS or Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2
  • Career Prospects
    • Researchers, analysts and executives in highly competitive industries such as banking, insurance, finance, manufacturing, education, consultancy, health, tourism, shipping, and energy.