Course Details

The Bachelor of Economics (Hons) is an excellent starting point for a career in the accounting, finance and banking professions. Organised in terms of modules that emphasise both theory and relevant applications, the program offers a systematic exposure to tools with which to analyse financial markets, banking operations, corporate financial decision making and accounting reports.

On completion of the program, graduates will have an understanding of fundamental issues, debates and problems related to the operations of financial systems at both the micro and macro levels, in the context of national and global economies. They will be ready for a career in various accounting, finance and banking professions.

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  • 3-year honours program
  • 31 subjects including an economics research project
  • 14 weeks for full semester; 7 weeks for half semester

Any one of the following:

  • HELP Foundation in Arts / Foundation in Science with a minimum CGPA score of 2.0 out of 4.0
  • HELP Diploma in Business with a minimum CGPA score of 2.0 out of 4.0
  • 2 Cs in STPM***
  • 2 A-Level passes
  • 5 Bs in Senior Middle 3 (UEC) including Mathematics and English
  • 5 CPU passes with a minimum average of 50%
  • University Aggregate of 50% or ATAR score of at least 50 for various Australian Matriculation Programs
  • Equivalent qualification

***The stated qualifications need to be supported with a pass in Mathematics, English, Sejarah and Bahasa Melayu at SPM level

Most subjects follow the assessment pattern below:

  • Continuous assessment – 50%
  • Final examination – 50%
  • Total – 100%

January, May, August

YEAR 1

7 compulsory subjects
  • ACC155 Elements of Accounting & Finance I
  • ECO155 Microeconomics I
  • ECO157 Macroeconomics I
  • ECO158 History of Economics Thought
  • QBM153 Mathematics I
  • QBM154 Statistics I
  • QBM175 Mathematics II
Choose 2 electives from the following
  • ACC177 Elements of Accounting & Finance II
  • ECO173 International Relations
  • ECO174 Human Geography
  • MGT101 Principles of Management
  • QBM176 Statistics II

YEAR 2

6 compulsory subjects
  • ECO203 International Economics
  • ECO255 Malaysian Economy
  • ECO256 Research Methods
  • ECO260 Econometrics I
  • ECO286 Microeconomics II
  • ECO287 Macroeconomics II
Choose 3 electives from the following
  • ECO257 Regional Studies
  • ECO258 Public Finance
  • ECO293 Advanced Principles of Management
  • QBM276 Management Science Methods I
  • QBM277 Management Science Methods II
  • QBM278 Management Mathematics I
  • QBM279 Management Mathematics II

YEAR 3

5 compulsory subjects
  • ECO353 Fiscal & Monetary Policy
  • ECO355 Econometrics II
  • ECO372 Development Economics
  • ECO373 Monetary Economics
  • ECO400 Economics Research Project
Choose 3 elective from the following
  • MGT305 Business Ethics & Social Responsibility
  • ECO387 Labour Economics
  • ECO388 Economics of Industry
  • QBM372 Further Mathematics I
  • QBM373 Further Mathematics II
Economics Research Project
  • All students are required to complete a research project in economics or related areas under supervision.

5 Compulsory MPU Subjects

MPU1 (to do 2 subjects)
  • MPU3113 Hubungan Etnik (Malaysian students)
  • MPU3123 Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (Malaysian students)
  • MPU3143 Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (International students)
  • MPU3173 Pengajian Malaysia 3 (International students)
MPU2 (choose 1)
  • MPU3213 Bahasa Kebangsaan A*
  • MPU3233 Leadership in Business

*for Malaysian students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu

MPU3 (choose 1)
  • MPU3313 Comparative Ethics for Malaysia
  • MPU3323 Malaysian Constitution
  • MPU3333 Malaysian Digital Transformation
  • MPU3343 Career Pathways in the field of Behavioural Sciences in Malaysia
  • MPU3353 Personal Financial Planning in Malaysia
  • MPU3373 Goods & Services Tax in Malaysia
MPU4 (choose 1)
  • MPU3412 Co-curriculum – Sports 2
  • MPU3422 Co-curriculum – Community Service 2
  • MPU3432 Co-curriculum – Event Management 2
Malaysian
International