University of Nottingham Malaysia

Business Economics and Finance BSc (Hons)

     
  

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Qualification: BSc (Hons)
Fees: Malaysian – RM37,000 per year, Non-Malaysian – RM45,500 per year
Mode: Full-time, 3 years
Intake: February and September
Campus: Malaysia

Course overview

Throughout the course you will study core business and economics modules and take additional modules related to finance. You will gain an in-depth understanding of the core areas of economics and finance, such as derivatives pricing, economics of regulation, industrial economics, corporate restructuring, and behavioural economics and finance. This course will provide you with an excellent background for specialist quantitatively-orientated careers in financial economics and research, as well as those in the areas of accountancy, banking, finance and management.

Our strong relationships with professional accounting bodies allow our students on this course to obtain the following professional qualification at an accelerated route through the exemptions listed below:

CIMA

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  • Exemption from up to 5 papers*
*Note: The information on exemptions is subject to change. All exemptions are subject to the fulfilment of the relevant requirements specific to each professional accounting body, which may require specific optional modules to be taken. Further information can be obtained from the website of the professional accounting body.

 

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 Standard or Higher Level (please consult our Admissions office for Business Economics and Finance programmes)

STPM

B+B+B+, excluding Pengajian Am

UEC

2 As and 3 B3s, excluding Bahasa Malaysia and Chinese language. 

SAM or other Australian matriculations

ATAR 86 (consideration to be made based on relevant subjects) 
Canadian Ontario Grade 12 Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)

80% average based on 6 subjects with at least 70% in mathematics of data management.

Canadian Secondary School Diplomas from other provinces are acceptable and to be assessed based on the University's requirements.

Advance Placement (AP) 4,4,4 in relevant subjects. Applicants taking non-preffered subjects may be made an offer across more than thee subjects at Advanced Placement
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 Foundation Successful completion of any foundation programme and meeting the mathematics requirements

 

In addition to the entry requirements listed above, those who have taken SPM/GCSE/IGCSE/High School Diploma or equivalent must have grade B in mathematics or grade C in UEC 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 4
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, TOEFL and PTE (Academic) test results must be less than 2 years old and all IELTS must be the academic version of the test. MUET results are valid for five years from the date of the release of results.

 

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

  • Business Finance
  • Computers in Business
  • Fundamentals of Financial and Management Accounting
  • Introduction to Economics
  • Microeconomics for Business
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Quantitative Methods 1b
  • Work and Society

Plus, approved optional modules (must include Quantitative Methods 1a for students without a Grade C in A-Level Mathematics or equivalent) 

Year two 

Typical core modules 

  • Corporate Finance
  • Industrial Economics I: Economics of Organisation and Innovation
  • Industrial Economics II: Pricing and Decision Making
  • Introductory Econometrics
  • Quantitative Methods 2a 
Plus approved optional modules 

Year three 

Typical core modules 

  • Business Ethics and Sustainability
  • Economics of Regulation and Public Choice
  • Financial Economics
  • Financial Markets: Theory and Computation
  • Industrial Economics III: Market Structure and
  • Competition Policy
  • Industrial Economics IV: Games and Strategies

Plus approved optional modules 

Careers

Our interdisciplinary approach to business education will enable you to have a head start in a wide spectrum of careers. Many of our graduates have secured prestigious jobs in multinational corporations. Some of our graduates have become auditors, entrepreneurs, executives in the banking and financial services industry and industry regulators.

Some of our graduates have become auditors, entrepreneurs, executives in the banking and financial services industry and industry regulators. Other career options include academia, investment research, management consultancy, risk management and other service-oriented professions.

Contact

Nottingham University Business School Malaysia
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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University of Nottingham Malaysia

Jalan Broga, 43500 Semenyih
Selangor Darul Ehsan
Malaysia

telephone: +6 03 8924 8000
fax: +6 03 8924 8005

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