University of Nottingham Malaysia
School of Economics

Career Advantages of an Economics degree

Economics is a versatile degree. Economics graduates have enviable flexibility to choose from a wide range of careers, ranging from

  • exciting and high paying jobs in investment banks (such as Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase etc.) and management consultancies (such as Ernst and Young, Deloitte, PwC etc.)
  • high impact jobs with opportunities to shape policies in think-tanks, government agencies (such as central bank, Ministry of Finance, Economic Planning Unit etc.) and international policy institutions (such as the World Bank, IMF, United Nations etc.)
  • numerous opportunities in the business world (including commercial banks and firms in various industries;  see also this page)
  • and many more (A list of notable people with a degree in Economics can be found here)

The solid mathematical, quantitative and analytical skills that students acquire in an Economics degree programme are highly in demand in the market, making Economics degree one of the highest paid degrees in the market




School of Economics

University of Nottingham Malaysia
Jalan Broga, 43500 Semenyih
Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia

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