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 Programme 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 Programme, 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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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


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


5 compulsory subjects

ECO353 Fiscal & Monetary Policy
ECO355 Econometrics II
ECO372 Development Economics
ECO373 Monetary Economics
ECO400 Economics Research Project

Economics Research Project

All students are required to complete a research project in economics or related areas under supervision.

MPU2 (choose 1)

MPU3213 Bahasa Kebangsaan A*
MPU3233 Leadership in Business
*for Malaysian students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu

MPU4 (choose 1)

MPU3412 Co-curriculum – Sports 2
MPU3422 Co-curriculum – Community Service 2
MPU3432 Co-curriculum – Event Management 2

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

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)

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

3 Year Honours Programme
31 subjects including a graduation project
14 weeks for full semester; 7 weeks for half semester

Most subjects follow the assessment pattern below:

Continuous assessment – 40%
Final examination – 60%
Total – 100%

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

January, May, August

* This intake is only applicable for those entering the Programme without being granted any exemptions.