Bachelor of Analytical Economics (Hons.)

Faculty of Management (FOM)

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

The Bachelor of Analytical Economics (Hons.) integrates economic theories, econometrics analysis and business analytics in decision making. Students in this programme will be able to construct various econometrics models for analysis and decision making. This is a degree that has significant hours for quantitative and programming subjects, hence making our graduates Big Data Ready. This programme is the first programme that achieved all criterion assessments by ASEAN-QAActual Quality Assessment since 2013. This three-year economics programme allows students to choose their track of study, either in development or financial economics. Students have the option to choose any four, out of five courses, from either track.


  • 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
    • • Any qualifications equivalent to Diploma or Advanced Diploma (Level 4 or 5, MQF); OR
    • Note: The requirement to Pass Mathematics and English subjects at SPM Level for candidate in category STPM, A Level and STAM can be waived should the qualifications contain Mathematics and English subjects with equivalent/higher achievement.
    • • Pass DKM /DLKM/DVM with a minimum CGPA of 2.50. Candidates with CGPA below 2.50 MUST have at least two (2) years of work experience in the related field.
    • Note: DKM /DLKM/DVM candidates may be required to undergo Bridging Programme as an additional requirement.
  • Programme Structure
    • Core
      • Year 1
        • English for Business Studies
          Critical Thinking and Applications in Management
          Principles of Accounting
          Econometrics I
          The Economy of Malaysia
          Principles of Finance
          Digital Transformation Technologies
      • Year 2
        • Entrepreneurship
          Intermediate Microeconomics
          Research Methodology
          International Economics
          Intermediate Macroeconomics
          Principles of Operation Research
          English for Business Communication
          Mathematics for Economics
          Money and Banking
          Environmental and Resource Economics
          Analytical Programming
      • 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
          Business Analytics
    • Electives
      • Financial Economics
        International Finance
        Behavioural Finance
        Development Economics
        Labour Economics
        Comparative Economics Study
        Knowledge Economy
        Entrepreneurial Finance
        Urban Economics
    • University Subjects
      • U3 – Islamic Institutions in Malaysia, or Introduction to Multicultural Studies in Malaysia, or Stress and Well-Being Among Malaysians
        U4 – Co-curriculum
        U1 – Hubungan Etnik
        U1 – TITAS
        U2 – Bahasa Malaysia or Foreign Language
        Pengaijan Malaysia
        BM Komunikasi
        Entrepreneurship in Cross Border E-commerce
  • Career Prospects
    • Economic Analysts, Bankers/ Managers, Financial Consultants, Public Sector Roles, Researchers/ Academicians, Economic Development Advisors.