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.
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.
6 CORE COURSES (30 Credits)
–Philosophy and Methodology of Research
–The Malaysian Economy
ANY 4 OPTIONAL COURSES (12 Credits)
–Economic Development and Planning
–Money and Finance in Economic Development
–International Trade and Environment
–Islamic Banking and Finance
–Issues in Economic Analysis
–Advanced International Trade
–Time Series Analysis
–Applied Financial Econometrics
–Poverty and Inequality
–Institutions, Industrial Development and Economic Growth
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
*Subject to change
The faculty is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities such as two computer teaching laboratories equipped with LCD and statistical software with a total capacity for 105 students, a student computer laboratory for 51 students and five lecture theatres.
In addition, the beautiful new building for postgraduate studies, houses 15 seminar rooms, a computer laboratory with a capacity for 54 computer workstations, 2 conference halls with a capacity of 100 persons each and 3 wireless LAN coverage (WiFi) zones within the faculty.
Indeed, FEA is one of the few premier institutions that can provide such quality, in terms of facilities.