Bachelor of Analytical Economics (Hons.)

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

The advent of big data spurs the demand for analytical economists

The increasing complexity of the global economy, more competitive business environment and additional financial regulations require analytical economists

The program is designed to produce competent economists who have a thorough understanding of analytical economics and financial literacy with specialisations in either Financial Economics or Development Economics. Our graduates are trained to become experts in conducting research, in-depth data analysis and interpretation, monitoring economic conditions and developing accurate forecasts. With the provision of significant credit hours for quantitative and programming subjects in this program, our   graduates are ready for Big Data.

Graduates of this program can become economic analyst, banker, manager, financial analyst, consultant, administrator, entrepreneur, researcher and academician.

Mr. Mohd Helmi bin Ramlee, the Senior Economist at the Monetary Policy Department in Bank Negara Malaysia is one of our graduates of this program.

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
  • A minimum score of band 2 in MUET* *Candidates not meeting this requirement may be subjected to an internal review process.
  • 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

English for Business Studies
Critical Thinking and Applications in Management
Mathematics
Microeconomics
Information Systems and Multimedia
Statistics
Macroeconomics
Digital Transformation Technologies
Principles of Accounting
Management
Mathematics for Economics
Bahasa Kebangsaan A
Foreign Language Beginners Level
Hubungan Etnik
Pengajian Malaysia 3
TITAS (local)
BM Komunikasi 2 (International)

Entrepreneurship
Intermediate Microeconomics
The Economy of Malaysia
Econometrics
Research Methodology
International Economics
Analytical Programming
Intermediate Macroeconomics
Principles of Operation Research
Environmental and Resource Economics
Seminar in Analytical Economics
Co-Curriculum
Islamic Institutions in Malaysia
Introduction to Multicultural Studies in Malaysia
Stress and Well-Being Among Malaysian

Money and Banking
Research Project 1
Multivariate Data Analysis
Research Project 2
Econometrics Modelling and Forecasting
Business Modelling and Simulation
Business Analytics
Practical Training

Financial Economics
International Finance
Investments
Behavioural Finance
Development Economics
Labour Economics
Comparative Economics Study
Knowledge Economy

CAREER PROSPECTS

  • Researchers
  • Analysts and executives in highly competitive industries such as banking, insurance, finance, manufacturing, education, consultancy, health, tourism, shipping, and energy

STAFF

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ong Hway Boon

Associate Professor

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tan Siow Hooi

Associate Professor

Ts. Dr. Chinnasamy Agamudai Nambi Malarvizhi

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Choon Shay Wei

Lecturer

Dr. Norhazlin Ismail

Senior Lecturer

Goh Han Hwa

Lecturer

Hazrina Johari

Lecturer

Noor Shahaliza Othman

Lecturer

Dr. Yvonne Lee Lean Ee

Lecturer

INDUSTRIAL ADVISOR

MOHD HELMI RAMLEE

Bank Negara Malaysia

Mohd Helmi Bin Ramlee is currently a Senior Economist for Fiscal Advisory Unit, Monetary Policy Department, Bank Negara Malaysia. He completed his Master of Science (Economics) and Bachelor of Economics (Analytical Economics) with Honors from the Universiti Putra Malaysia, and Multimedia University, respectively. He is also a Ph.D. Candidate in Economics, focusing on capital flows in Malaysia.

As a Senior Economist, he assisted the Council of Eminent Persons in formulation of policies for the new Government (e.g. reintroduction of SST, targeted fuel subsidy and social protection). He is also a key member of Fiscal Policy Working Group (collaboration between Ministry of Finance, Economic Planning Unit and Bank Negara Malaysia) which formulated various policies including implementation of GST and subsidy rationalisation. He is also a team leader for project on “Strategies to Protect and Strengthen Malaysia’s Sovereign Ratings”. He has been appointed as the Industrial Advisor Panel for Bachelor of Analytical Economics (Hons) in FOM since year 2019.

EXTERNAL EXAMINER

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR DR. MING CHEUNG

Department of Media, Faculty of Arts, University of Adelaide, Australia

Ming Cheung (張可明) is Associate Professor with Tenure in Media at the University of Adelaide, Australia. She conducts research on visual communication, digital marketing and advertising, participatory social media, user experience design, design thinking and innovation management, design education and creativity, media policy and intellectual property. She holds degrees with First Class Honours or Distinction in design, law, information technology, education, languages and music.

She hasled and completed 16 national and university grant projects and published productively in some of the top-ranked international journals. In the recent five years, 14 of her refereed publications were published or are forthcoming in SCI-, SSCI- or AHCI-listed journals. The majority are sole-authored. A Top Paper Awardee, she has consistently presented her research in the largest and most prestigious international conferences in her field.

She started her career as a practitioner in advertising and design, having worked as Principal Consultant in a design agency for 11 years. She also worked as Project Manager leading and managing 56 staff members in the Hong Kong Government. She then joined City University of Hong Kong as a faculty member. She was awarded the Teaching Excellence Award of CityU in 2005 and was the Program Leader of BA (Hons) in Integrated Strategic Communication of CityU from 2007 to 2010.

She was Visiting Associate Professor in Digital and Creative Media at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China in 2011, during which she networked with more than 100 media and product designers in Ningbo and Shanghai. She is currently also Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, Permanent Member of the JM Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice, Adjunct Associate Professor at the School of Design of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and Adjunct Research Fellow at the University of South Australia. In 2014, she was awarded the University of Adelaide’s HUMSS Executive Dean’s Prize for Excellence in Teaching and the HUMSS Faculty Prize for Excellence in Teaching. She writes in English and Chinese, and speaks fluent English, Cantonese and Mandarin as well as some Japanese and Korean.

She was a brass band conductor before, and learnt oil painting from her father since four years old and darkroom photography from her brother since seven. She plays the piano and flute, and is a lover of squash and water sports. Her favourite places of interest include the Grand Canyon, Yosemite, Maui, Molokini, Hokkaido, New Zealand and Amazon Rainforest. She is now working on her sole-authored academic book “User Experience Design” as well as her first novel “十一月二十一”.

More about Ming Cheung:
http://www.adelaide.edu.au/directory/ming.cheung