University of Nottingham Malaysia

Economics and International 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

Your first year will provide a rigorous grounding in economic theory and quantitative methods and emphasise the relevance of such methods to the study of economic questions of importance to individuals, firms, government and society. You will cover the core principles ofeconomics, international economics and quantitative economics and there is an emphasis on economic issues of regional and global concern. Throughout the degree you will develop the analytical and discursive skills of a well-trained economist. You will also be able to study optional modulesfrom across the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. 

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

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

 

Year two 

Typical core modules

  • Financial Economics
  • International Trade
  • Macroeconomic Theory
  • Microeconomic Theory
  • Quantitative Economics 3 and 4

Typical optional modules

  • Development Economics
  • Experimental and Behavioural Economics
  • Labour Economics 


Year three 

Typical core modules

  • Advanced Financial Economics
  • Advanced International Trade Theory
  • Economics Dissertation
  • International Money and Macroeconomics
  • International Trade Policy

Typical optional modules

  • Advanced Macroeconomics 
  • Advanced Development Economics
  • Advanced Microeconomics
  • Advanced Experimental and Behavioural Economics
  • Topics in Econometrics  


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 anddoctoral 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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