University of Nottingham Malaysia

Economics

     
  
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Economics is about the real world and the choices we face. This fascinating subject requires you to question how society works and enables you to develop and use a wide range of skills relevant to the world today.

Nottingham’s School of Economics has an enviable reputation. We consistently rank amongst the top ten in the UK’s higher education league tables and were awarded top marks by the UK Quality Assurance Agency for our teaching quality. The quality of our research is nationally and internationally recognised. We ranked third for research power in the latest UK Research Assessment Exercise and were placed 32nd in the world, 8th in Europe and 4th in the UK in the prestigious Tilburg University Top 100 Worldwide Economics Schools Research Ranking.

What is economics?

Life is about choices. However, individuals, firms and governments cannot have everything they want. Constrained by both time and resources, they must choose from a range of possible options. Does an individual want more leisure time or a higher income? Does a government want to spend more money on hospitals or more on defence? Does a firm cut prices or advertise more to increase sales? Economics studies the way in which these choices are made, and can inform policy in areas as diverse as education, the environment, commerce, transport, globalisation and health.

At The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus we offer the

following undergraduate degree programme within economics.


How you are taught

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

Career prospects

An economics degree from Nottingham will give you a head start in your career. Employers rate our degrees highly and recognise that our graduates have a strong academic foundation and excellent transferable skills. Economics graduates opt for a wide variety of professions, becoming accountants and actuaries, business and financial analysts, government and policy advisors, investment and merchant bankers, management consultants, pension advisors, market researchers, journalists and teachers.

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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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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