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.

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  • Entry Requirements
    • • Pass Foundation/Matriculation studies from a recognised institution; OR
    • • Pass STPM or its equivalent with a minimum Grade C (GP 2.00) in any 2 subjects AND a Pass in Mathematics and English at SPM Level or its equivalent; OR
    • • Pass A-Level with a minimum of Grade D in any 2 subjects AND a Pass in Mathematics and English at SPM Level or its equivalent; OR
    • • Pass STAM with a minimum Grade Jayyid (Good) in 2 subjects AND a Pass in Mathematic and English at SPM or its equivalent; OR
    • • Pass UEC with a minimum of Grade B in at least five (5) subjects inclusive of Mathematics and English; OR
    • • Pass Diploma from a recognised institution.
    • Note: The requirement to Pass Mathematics and English subjects at SPM Level for candidate in category STPM (A Level or its equivalent) and STAM can be waived should the qualifications contain Mathematics and English subjects with equivalent/higher achievement.
  • Programme Structure
    • Core
      • Year 1
        • English for Business Studies
          Critical Thinking and Applications in Management
          Mathematics
          Microeconomics
          Information Systems and Multimedia
          Statistics
          Macroeconomics
          Management
          Principles of Accounting
          Financial Management I
          Econometrics I
          The Economy of Malaysia
      • Year 2
        • Entrepreneurship
          Intermediate Microeconomics
          Research Methodology
          International Economics
          Project Cycle and Evaluation
          Intermediate Macroeconomics
          Principles of Operation Research
          English for Business Communication
          Mathematics for Economics
          Money and Banking
          Environmental and Resource Economics
          Econometrics II
      • Year 3
        • Econometrics Modelling and Forecasting
          Business Modelling and Simulation
          Seminar in Analytical Economics
          Multivariate Data Analysis
          Research Project I
          Research Project II
          Practical Training
    • Minor Modules (Financial Economics)
      • Financial Economics
        Investments
        International Finance
        Behavioural Finance
        Development Economics
        Labour Economics
        Comparative Economics Study
        Knowledge Economy
    • University Subjects
      • Year 1
        U3 – Islamic Institutions in Malaysia, or Introduction to Multicultural Studies in Malaysia, or Stress and Well-Being Among Malaysians
        U4 – Co-curriculum
      • Year 2
        U1 – Hubungan Etnik
        U1 – TITAS
      • Year 3

        U2 – Bahasa Malaysia or Foreign Language
  • Career Prospects
    • Researchers, analysts and executives in highly competitive industries such as banking, insurance, finance, manufacturing, education, consultancy, health, tourism, shipping, and energy.