Bachelor of Economics

Bachelor of Economics

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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 specialized knowledge. Since 2015, the newly introduced specialization system provides students the option to specialize in one of four (4) areas, namely;

  • Economics
  • Administrative Studies and Politics
  • Development Studies
  • Applied Statistic
Entry Requirements

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

  1. 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
  2. Achieve a minimum Band in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET) as required in special requirements of the programme; and
  3. Fulfilled any of the programme Special Entry Requirements as below:

PROGRAMME

STPM
(CURRENT YEAR)

MATRICULATION/  FOUNDATION
(CURRENT YEAR)

DIPLOMA/ EQUIVALENT

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

STREAM

Science & Arts

Science & Accounting

Science & Arts

A-Level, IB, AUSMAT, Sports School PRE-U

UM6314001
Bachelor of Economy
7 normal semesters

Pass STPM with a minimum CGPA of 3.30;

and

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

  • Ekonomi
  • Perakaunan
  • Mathematics (M)/  Mathematics (T)
  • Pengajian Perniagaan;

and

Obtained of at least Grade B+ in SPM for Mathematics;

and

Obtained of at least Band 3  for MUET.

Pass Matriculation/  Foundation with a minimum CGPA of 3.30;

and

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

  • Ekonomi
  • Perakaunan
  • Mathematics
  • Pengurusan Perniagaan;

and

Obtained of at least Grade B+ in SPM for Mathematics;

and

Obtained of at least Band 3  for MUET.

REQUIREMENT 1

Possessed a  Diploma in Economics and Administration or other relevant fields from any institution recognised by Malaysian Government and approved by the University Senate with a minimum CGPA of 3.30;

and

Obtained of at least Grade B+ in SPM for Mathematics;

and

Obtained of at least Band 3 for MUET.

OR

REQUIREMENT 2
Pass STPM not within the current year with a minimum CGPA of 3.30 and a minimum of Grade B in any one (1) of the following subjects:

  • Ekonomi
  • Perakaunan
  • Mathematics (M)/  Mathematics (T)
  • Pengajian Perniagaan;

and

Obtained of at least Grade B+ in SPM for Mathematics;

and

Obtained of at least Band 3 for MUET.

OR

REQUIREMENT 3

Pass Matriculation/  Foundation not within the current year with a minimum CGPA of 3.30 and a minimum of Grade B in any one (1) of the following subjects:

  • Ekonomi
  • Perakaunan
  • Mathematics
  • Pengurusan Perniagaan;

and

Obtained of at least Grade B+ in SPM for Mathematics;

and

Obtained of at least Band 3  for MUET.

REQUIREMENT 1

Possessed a  GCE A-Level with at least Grade B in any one (1) of the following subjects:

  • Economics
  • Accounting
  • Mathematics
  • Business Studies

and

Obtained of at least Grade B+ in SPM for Mathematics;

and

Obtained of at least Band 3  for MUET.

However, applicants who do not possess a MUET but possessed the following results may be considered for a conditional offer with the fulfilment of the MUET requirements within the duration of one (1) academic session:

  • Obtained of at least Band 5 (Academic) (Academic) in IELTS; or
  • Obtained of at least 500 points (PBT)/  173 points (CBT)/  60 points (IBT) in TOEFL.

OR

REQUIREMENT 2

Possessed a recognized International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma with a minimum score of 30 points;

and

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

  • Economics
  • Mathematics
  • Business Studies

and

Obtained of at least Grade B+ in SPM for Mathematics;

and

Obtained of at least Band 3 for MUET.

However, applicants who do not possess a MUET but possessed the following results may be considered for a conditional offer with the fulfilment of the MUET requirements within the duration of one (1) academic session:

  • Obtained of at least Band 5 (Academic) (Academic) in IELTS; or
  • Obtained of at least 500 points (PBT)/  173 points (CBT)/  60 points (IBT) in TOEFL.

OR

REQUIREMENT 3

Possessed an Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT) qualification with a minimum Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) score points of 80 percent;

and

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

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

and

Obtained of at least Grade B+ in SPM for Mathematics;

and

Obtained of at least Band 3  for MUET.

However, applicants who do not possess a MUET but possessed the following results may be considered for a conditional offer with the fulfilment of the MUET requirements within the duration of one (1) academic session:

  • Obtained of at least Band 5 (Academic) (Academic) in IELTS; or
  • Obtained of at least 500 points (PBT)/  173 points (CBT)/  60 points (IBT) in TOEFL.

OR

REQUIREMENT 4

Possessed Pre-University Sports School Certificate with a minimum CGPA of 3.30;

and

Obtained of at least Grade B at Pre-University Sports School Malaysia level in any one (1) of the following subjects:

  • Ekonomi
  • Akaun
  • Mathematics
  • Pengurusan Perniagaan;

and

Obtained of at least Grade B+ in SPM for Mathematics;
and

Obtained of at least Band 3 for MUET.

However, applicants who do not possess a MUET but possessed the following results may be considered for a conditional offer with the fulfilment of the MUET requirements within the duration of one (1) academic session:

  • Obtained of at least Band 5 (Academic) (Academic) in IELTS; or
  • Obtained of at least 500 points (PBT)/  173 points (CBT)/  60 points (IBT) in TOEFL.
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