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Economics (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #531 (QS) Kuala Kedah, Malaysia
Economics (Hons) from Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) aims to build strong transferable skills in relevant quantitative methods and statistical techniques, the programme is supported by modules that provide students with understanding to deal with and organise data in the scientific way. 
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Economics (Hons) from Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) has produced graduates who are currently working in various sectors including banking, import-export, education, government, the tourism, health and insurance.


  • Policy Analyst 
  • Economic Consultant
  • Actuary
  • Financial Analyst
  • Budget Analyst

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    132 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Industrial Regulation 
  • Microeconomics 
  • Macroeconomics 
  • Monetary Theory and Institutions 
  • Principles of Economics 
  • Monetary Economics
  • Investment Theory 
  • Public Finance 
  • Health Economics 
  • Econometrics 
  • Islamic Economic System and Thoughts
  • International Trade 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • Senior High School/Senior Secondary School/Other Certificates from the government schools with the period of at least 11 to 12 years of study from Primary to Higher Secondary (the cetificate is valid for 5 years from the year of Higher Secondary Examination) OR any other certificate that is recognized by the Senate of the university
  • Pass the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) at least 500/ International English Language Testing System (IELTS) at least 5.5; OR
  • Obtain a certificate from any Countries with English Language Education System OR any other English Language certificate that is recognized by the Senate of the university.
  • Applicant must have a credit pass in Mathematics or equivalent and English Languages to apply the undergraduate programme.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1978 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 989 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    258 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 129 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Kuala Kedah

  • 1690 - 2370 MYR/month
    Living Costs

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