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MASTER OF ECONOMICS BY COURSEWORK (42 Credits)


INTRODUCTION

The programme is designed for those aspiring to hold positions requiring economic analyses and a high level of economic proficiency in business, industry and government. The programme provides its graduates with broad knowledge in a wide range of areas in economics. Students are also trained in conducting research to enhance their report writing and problem solving skills in areas related to economics necessary to be effective economic analysts.

ENTRY REQUIREMENT 

A Bachelor degree with a minimum of CGPA 3.0 or equivalent and sufficient knowledge in the field of economics or in quantitative oriented fields.   


PROGRAMME STRUCTURE 

6 CORE COURSES (30 Credits)

  • Philosophy and Methodology of Research
  • Research Project
  • Advanced Microeconomics
  • Advanced Macroeconomics 
  • The Malaysian Economy 
  • Applied Econometrics

ANY 4 OPTIONAL COURSES (12 Credits) 

  • Economic Development and Planning             
  • Applied Macroeconomics         
  • Money and Finance in Economic Development
  • Public Economics    
  • International Trade and Environment
  • Islamic Banking and Finance
  • Issues in Economic Analysis
  • Advanced International Trade
  • Urban Economics
  • Social Protection
  • Time Series Analysis
  • Applied Financial Econometrics
  • Poverty and Inequality
  • Institutions, Industrial Development and Economic Growth


COURSE INFORMATION

PROGRAMME DURATION 
Minimum: 2 Semesters
Maximum: 8 Semesters

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS (For International Applicants)
Minimum TOEFL score of 550 or;
Minimum IELTS overall band score of 5.5

Last Updated: 02/12/2019