• Faculty of Business and Economics
  • umfpe@um.edu.my
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MASTER OF ECONOMICS (BY COURSEWORK - 42 CREDITS)

The programme is designed for those aspiring to hold positions requiring economic analyses and a high level of economic proficiency in business, industry and government. The programme provides its graduates with broad knowledge in a wide range of areas in economics. Students are also trained in conducting research to enhance their report writing and problem solving skills in areas related to economics necessary to be effective economic analysts.

ENTRY REQUIREMENT

A Bachelor degree with a minimum of CGPA 3.3 or equivalent and sufficient knowledge in the field of economics (Macroeconomics (B+) and Microeconomics (B+)) or in quantitative oriented fields.

Pass the interview by the Faculty

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

6 CORE COURSES (30 Credits)

  • Research Methodology
  • Research Project
  • Advanced Microeconomics
  • Advanced Macroeconomics
  • Econometric Theory and Methods
  • Mathematics for Economics

At least 12 credit of the following optional courses:

  • Public Economics
  • Advanced International Trade
  • Urban Economics
  • Social Protection
  • Behavioural Economics
  • Economic Policy Issues
  • Econometrics for Economic Analysis
  • Financial Economics
  • Health Economics
  • International Finance
  • Islamic Economics
  • Labour Economics
  • Monetary Economics
  • Political Economy
  • Environmental Economics
  • Time Series Analysis
  • Applied Financial Econometrics
  • Poverty and Inequality
  • Institutions and Industrial Development
 

*Optional Courses offered in each semester may vary from semester to semester

PROGRAMME DURATION

Minimum: 3 Semesters including special semester

Maximum: 8 Semesters

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

An International applicant who wishes to follow a Master of Economics programme shall obtain at least the result below in one of the English Language competency examinations as stated below:

1. A minimum of overall IELTS (Academic) score of Band 6.0 with a score of 6.0 for each components (Writing, Speaking, Reading and Listening)
2. A minimum score of 550 for the paper-based total (PBT), a score of 213 for the
   computer-based total (CBT) or a score of 80 for the internet-based total (IBT) for the
   Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL);
3. Pearson Test of Academic English (PTE Academic) with a minimum score of 51;
4. Minimum band 4 Malaysian University English Test (MUET)

BROCHURE

FEE

Malaysian Applicants                       Open
International Applicants                    Open

CONTACT INFORMATION

Marketing Unit
Level 4, Azman Hashim Building,
Faculty of Business and Economics,
Universiti Malaya,
50603 Kuala Lumpur,
MALAYSIA
Tel : +603-7967 3820 / 3918
Email: umfbe_mac@um.edu.my

Last Update: 15/05/2024