Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman UTAR

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman UTAR

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Bachelor of Economics Honours Financial Economics Fees Structure, Admission, Intake, Deadline

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Duration 3 Years
  Intake January, May, October


Overview of Bachelor of Economics Honours Financial Economics in Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman UTAR Malaysia

This programme aims to prepare students with both sound theoretical understanding and empirical ability with respect to economic and finance issue. It aims to cultivate the critical thinking and analytical skills of the students in analysing economic issue and phenomenon. The programme provides opportunities for undergraduate to "do economics".

The learning outcomes of the programme emphasise largely on the ability of the undergraduates to comprehend the fundamentals concepts of economics and to scientifically apply the theories of economics and finance in understanding real-world economic issues. To attain this goal, the curriculum is thus designed to motivate active participation of students in teaching-learning interaction, and academic writing.

Graduates of the Bachelor of Economics (Honours) Financial Economics are eligible for certain exemptions from the professional examinations of  MACS

.UTAR is one of the few universities in the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) University Programme that included a significant portion of the CFA Programme Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK) into its curricula. Hence, UTAR Bachelor of Enonomics (Honours) Financial Economics will be provided with a solid foundation to pursue the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Programme.


  • Financial Economist
  • Financial Controller
  • Consumer Loan Officer
  • Investment Strategies Researcher
  • Derivatives Expert
  • Economy Analyst


Year 1

  • Business Accounting I
  • Business Accounting II
  • Business Finance
  • Corporate and Business Law
  • English for Business
  • Information Systems
  • Management Principles
  • MPU1*
  • National Language/ Other Languages
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Quantitative Techniques I
  • Quantitative Techniques II


Year 2

  • Academic Writing
  • Basic Econometrics
  • Co-Curriculum
  • Econometrics
  • English for Management
  • Industrial Economics
  • Macroeconomics I
  • Macroeconomics II
  • Malaysian Economy
  • Microeconomics I
  • Microeconomics II
  • Money and Banking Management
  • MPU1**
  • Research Methods
  • Sun Zi's Art of War and Business Strategies


Year 3

  • Business and Society
  • Industrial Training
  • International Finance
  • International Trade
  • Elective I
  • Elective II
  • Microeconomic Foundation for Financial Analysis
  • Portfolio Management
  • Time Series Analysis
  • Undergraduate Project


Elective I - Choose 1 course

  • Banking Operations and Treasury Management
  • Financial and Monetary Systems
  • Financial Derivatives
  • Elective II - Choose 1 course

    • Islamic Banking
    • Personal Financial Planning and Management
  • Risk Management


    • MPU 1* - Choose 1 course

      • Hubungan Etnik - For Local Students
      • Malaysian Studies 3 - For International Students
  • MPU 1** - Choose 1 course

    • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 - For International Students
    • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (TITAS) - For Local Students

National Language/Other Language - Choose 1 course

  • Bahasa Kebangsaan (A) - For Malaysian only, without SPM-BM credit
  • Communication Tamil For Health Sciences
  • Introduction to French
  • Introduction to German Language
  • Introduction to Japanese
  • Introduction to Korean
  • Introduction to Tamil Language
  • Introduction to Thai Language

???????Co-curriculum - Choose 1 course

  • Art, Craft, and Design
  • Arts and Cultural Performance
  • Business Plan Writing & Preparation
  • Community Project
  • Critical Thinking, Creative Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Language, Culture and Social Study Aboard
  • Leadership and Teambuilding
  • Managing Personal Finance
  • Martial Arts
  • Music Performance
  • Oral Communication
  • Social Entrepreneurship Project
  • Sports
  • Study Soft Skills and/or Life Skills Abroad
  • Team Work and Collaborative Project
  • Work Ethics and EQ


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