University of Nottingham Malaysia

Economics BSc (Hons)

     
  

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Qualification: BSc (Hons)
Fees: Malaysian – RM35,690 per year, Non-Malaysian – RM43,090 per year
Mode: Full-time, 3 years
Intake: September
Campus: Malaysia

Course overview

The economics programme will give you an in-depth understanding of contemporary economic theories and transferable skills such as teamwork, problem-solving and writing. Teaching is by lectures, tutorials and seminars and while you will be assessed predominantly throughexaminations, some modules contain elements based on seminars or essays. You will also complete a dissertation in your third year. 

Entry requirements

Our Foundation course route

Our Foundation courses give you another way to study for an undergraduate degree. 

Entry requirements

A level

BBB, excluding critical thinking and general studies

IB Diploma 

30 points with 5,5,5 at Higher Level and 5 points in mathematics at Higher level or 6 points at Standard Level

STPM 

B+B+B+ excluding Pengajian Am

UEC 

5 As, excluding Bahasa Malaysia and Chinese language

SAM or other Australian matriculations

ATAR 86 (consideration to be made based on relevant subjects)   

Canadian (CIMP/ICPU)  

88% average based on 6 subjects with 70% in calculus and 80% in data management
College Placement Test (US Style Curriculum) Minimum final GPA of 3.0 (out of 4) in High School Diploma with grade B in mathematics plus, 610 in evidence-based reading & writing and 570 in mathematics in SATr and 650,650,650 in SAT Subject Tests or 4,4,4 in Advanced Placement Tests
Advance Placement (AP) Applicants who are taking Advanced Placement Tests in addition to another recognised qualification (not US style curriculum), may be considered on a case-by-case basis without the SATr and SAT Subject Tests
Diploma - Other Institutions  Acceptance to the second year is on a case by case basis (and at the discretion of the School) but normally would require an overall GPA of 3.33 (out of 4) or 75% and above (consideration to be made based on relevant subjects), and previous studies must meet the prerequisite requirements to the programme
Foundation - Other Institutions   Acceptance is at the discretion of the School but normally would require an overall GPA of 3.33 (out of 4) or 75% and above (consideration to be made based on relevant subjects), and previous studies must meet the prerequisite requirements to the programme

The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus Foundation 

Average mark of 50% in the Foundation in Business and Management programme with no failed modules 

SPM/GCSE/IGCSE

In addition to the entry requirements listed above, those who have taken SPM/GCSE/IGCSE must have grade A in mathematics              

We strongly encourage all interested students to apply. Our students come to us with a diverse range of qualifications and we also consider applicants' personal statement, references and interview performance (if you have one) when making a decision. The only way for us to fully determine eligibility is through the submission of a completed application.

English language requirements
IELTS: 6.5 (with no less than 6.0 in each element)
TOEFL (iBT): 87 (minimum 20 in speaking and 19 in all other elements)
GCE A Level English Language or English Literature: grade C
GCE AS Level English Language or English Literature: grade C
PTE (Academic): 62 (with no less than 55 in each element)
SPM:  grade A-
1119 (GCE-O Level): grade B
GCSE O Level:   grade C 
IGCSE (first language):  grade C
IGCSE (second language): grade B
MUET Band 5
UEC:  grade A2 
IB English A1 or A2 (Standard or Higher Level):  4 points 
IB English B (Higher Level): 4 points 
IB English B (Standard Level):  5 points 
IELTS and TOEFL test results must be less than 2 years old and all IELTS must be the academic version of the test
 

Foundation

The Foundation in Business and Management is a 1+3 year programme that results in direct progression to the undergraduate degrees related to business and management. This rigorous programme provides students with a strong academic background that will result in enhanced language, communication, critical thinking and study skills.

Students on this programme also chose from a range of elective modules that provide the opportunity to sample topics related to their chosen undergraduate pathway such business economics, management and quantitative methods.

Modules

Year one

Typical core modules

  • Introduction to Microeconomics
  • Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • Quantitative Economics 1 and 2

Typical optional modules

  • Economic Integration 1 and 2
  • Optional modules from across Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences*

 

Year two

Typical core modules

  • Macroeconomic Theory
  • Microeconomic Theory
  • Quantitative Economics 3 and 4

Typical optional modules 

  • Development Economics
  • Experimental and Behavioural Economics
  • Financial Economics 
  • International Trade
  • Labour Economics
  • Optional modules from across Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences*

  

Year three 

Typical core modules

  • Dissertation 

Typical optional modules

  • Advanced Development Economics
  • Advanced Experimental and Behavioural Economics
  • Advanced Financial Economics
  • Advanced International Trade Theory
  • Advanced Macroeconomics 
  • Advanced Microeconomics
  • International Money and Macroeconomy
  • International Trade Policy
  • Optional modules from across the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences*
  • Topics in Econometrics 
*You may select optional modules from other schools in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, including Nottingham University Business School.

Careers

Economics graduates from The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus have been recruited by commercial banks such as Alliance Bank, CIMB, Citibank, HSBC, OCBC, Royal Bank of Scotland, UOB, multinational companies such as Frank Knight, Frost & Sullivan,GlaxoSmithKline, IBM, KPMG, PwC, as well as policy institutes such as Asia Strategy and Leadership Institute, Bank Negara Malaysia and IDEAS.

In addition, a substantial fraction of our graduates are pursuing their master and doctoral studies around the world, as our three-year honours degree is internationally recognised for entry into postgraduate programmes of renown universities around the world, including the London School of Economics, University College London and the University of Warwick. 

Contact

School of Economics
The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus
Jalan Broga,
43500 Semenyih,
Selangor Darul Ehsan,
Malaysia
t:   +6 (03) 8924 8000  
f:   +6 (03) 8924 8005 
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The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus

Jalan Broga, 43500 Semenyih
Selangor Darul Ehsan
Malaysia

telephone: +6 03 8924 8000
fax: +6 03 8924 8001 (Malaysia)/8005 (International)

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