Bachelor of Economics

Bachelor of Economics

The Bachelor of Economics programme is designed to provide solid grounding in theory and economic knowledge and improve the critical and analytical skills of students. The core and elective courses are shaped to produce graduates with broad based as well as specialised knowledge. Beginning in 2021, the newly introduced specialization system provides students the option to specialise in one of five (5) areas, namely;

  1. Applied Economics
  2. Financial Economics
  3. Development Studies
  4. Applied Statistics and Analytics
  5. Public Administration
Entry Requirements

A Malaysian candidate who wishes to pursue a programme of study at the Universiti Malaya must fulfil the University's entry requirements as follows:


(A)

Passed the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) with a credit (Grade C) in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia subject or a credit (Grade C) in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia July paper and pass in History;
and

(B)

Achieve a minimum Band in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET) as required in special requirements of the programme.
and

(C)

Fulfilled any of the programme Special Entry Requirements as listed below.

SPECIAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

STPM (Current Year)

MATRICULATION/ FOUNDATION

Science and Arts Stream
Passed the STPM with at least CGPA 3.30;

and

Obtained at least Grade B at the STPM level in one (1) of the following subjects:

  • Economics
  • Accounting
  • Mathematics (M) / Mathematics (T)
  • Business Studies

and
Obtained at least Grade B+ at the SPM level in Mathematics;

and

Obtained at least Band 3 in MUET

Science and Accounting Stream
Passed the Matriculation / Foundation with at least CGPA 3.30;

Obtained at least Grade B at the Matriculation/Foundation level in one (1) of the following subjects:

  • Economics
  • Accounting
  • Mathematics
  • Business Studies

and
Obtained at least Grade B+ at the SPM level in Mathematics;

and
Obtained at least Band 3 in MUET

DIPLOMA/EQUIVALENT

OTHER  REQUIREMENTS

Science and Arts Stream
REQUIREMENT 1
Possess a Diploma in Economics and Administration or other related fields from any institution recognized by the Government of Malaysia and approved by the University’s Senate with at least CGPA 3.30;
and
Obtained at least Grade B+ at the SPM level in Mathematics;

and
Obtained at least Band 3 in MUET

OR


REQUIREMENT 2
Passed STPM not in current year with at least CGPA 3.30 and obtained at least Grade B in one (1) of the following subjects:

  • Economics
  • Accounting
  • Mathematics (M) / Mathematics (T)
  • Business Studies

and
Obtained at least Grade B+ at the SPM level in Mathematics;

and

Obtained at least Band 3 in MUET

OR


REQUIREMENT 3
Passed the Matriculation/ Foundations not in current year with at least CGPA 3.30;

Obtained at least Grade B at the Matriculation/Foundation level in one (1) of the following subjects:

  • Economics;
  • Accounting;
  • Mathematics;
  • Business Studies

and
Obtained at least Grade B+ at the SPM level in Mathematics;

and
Obtained at least Band 3 in MUET

 

A-Level, IB,
AUSMAT
and
Malaysian Sports School Pre-University Certificate

REQUIREMENT 1
Passed the GCE A-Level with at least Grade B in one (1) of the following subjects:

  • Economics;
  • Accounting;
  • Mathematics;
  • Business Studies;

and

Obtained at least Grade B+ at the SPM level in Mathematics;

and
Obtained at least Band 3 in MUET

However, applicants who do not have MUET but have the following results may be considered for conditional offer by fulfilling the MUET requirements within the duration of one (1) academic session:

  • Obtained at least Band 5 in IELTS (Academic);

or

  • Obtained score of at least 500 points (PBT) / 173 points (CBT) / 60 points (IBT) in TOEFL;

 

NOTE: Candidates may apply using Advanced Subsidiary (AS) examination results. A-Level examination results should be submitted later once it has been obtained.

OR


REQUIREMENT 2
Possess the International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB) with a minimum score of 30 points

and
Obtained at least Grade 5 (Higher Level) in one (1) of the following subjects:

  • Economics;
  • Mathematics;
  • Business Studies;

and
Obtained at least Grade B+ at the SPM level in Mathematics;

and
Obtained at least Band 3 in MUET

However, applicants who do not have MUET but have the following results may be considered for conditional offer by fulfiling the MUET requirements within the duration of one (1) academic session:

  • Obtained at least Band 5 in IELTS (Academic);

or

  • Obtained score of at least 500 points (PBT) / 173 points (CBT) / 60 points (IBT) in TOEFL;

 

OR


REQUIREMENT 3
Possess the Australian Matriculation  programme (AUSMAT) with a minimum Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) rank of 80 percent (%);

and

Obtained at least 16 points (High Achievement) at the AUSMAT level in any one (1) of the following subjects:

  • Economics;
  • Mathematics;
  • Business Management & Enterprise;
  • Accounting & Finance;

and

Obtained at least Grade B+ at the SPM level in Mathematics;

and
Obtained at least Band 3 in MUET

However, applicants who do not have MUET but have the following results may be considered for conditional offer by fulfiling the MUET requirements within the duration of one (1) academic session:

  • Obtained at least Band 5 in IELTS (Academic);

or

  • Obtained score of at least 500 points (PBT) / 173 points (CBT) / 60 points (IBT) in TOEFL;

 

OR


REQUIREMENT 4
Passed the Malaysian Sports School Pre-University Certificate with at least CGPA 3.30;
and
Obtained at least Grade B at the level of Malaysian Sports School Pre-University Certificate in one (1) of the following subjects:

  • Economics
  • Accounting
  • Mathematics
  • Business Management

and
Obtained at least Grade B+ at the SPM level in Mathematics;

and
Obtained at least Band 3 in MUET

However, applicants who do not have MUET but have the following results may be considered for conditional offer by fulfiling the MUET requirements within the duration of one (1) academic session:

  • Obtained at least Band 5 in IELTS (Academic);

or

  • Obtained score of at least 500 points (PBT) / 173 points (CBT) / 60 points (IBT) in TOEFL;
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