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Bachelor of Economics (Honours) Global Economics Fees Structure, Admission, Intake, Deadline

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Duration 3 years
  Intake January, May, October
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Overview of Bachelor of Economics (Honours) Global Economics in Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman UTAR Malaysia

Global economic development play a crucial role in driving activity and financial markets in multinational organisations. Globalisation creates growing businesses, trade, investments as well as economic activities and opportunities among countries.

These international economic opportunities between countries are intertwined and can affect other countries positively or negatively. Global economics is a new and recent field in economics whereby economic behaviours and decisions are strategically analysed and explained.

The UTAR Bachelor of Economics (Honours) Global Economics Programme aims at examining the workings of the economics in the global environmental context. Students of this programme will be equipped with the analytical skills and strategic knowledge in discussing world economic issues, international trade trends and global investment opportunities. These knowledge and skills are highly sought after by organisations especially multinational companies involving in global trade and investment.


Year 1

  • Business Law
  • Co-Curriculum
  • English for Business
  • English for Management
  • Financial Accounting Framework I
  • Financial Accounting Framework II
  • Information Systems
  • Macroeconomics I
  • Malaysian Economy
  • Management Principles
  • Microeconomics I
  • Microeconomics II
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Quantitative Techniques I
  • Quantitative Techniques II
  • Sun Zi's Art of War and Business Strategies

Year 2

  • Basic Econometrics
  • Business and Society
  • Business Finance
  • Econometrics
  • Economic Development
  • Elective
  • International Business
  • International Finance Management
  • International Financial Institutions
  • Islamic Finance
  • Macroeconomics II
  • MPU1*
  • MPU1**
  • National Language/ Other Languages
  • Research Methods

Year 3 

  • Current Issues in Global Economics
  • Global Business Strategy
  • Global Environmental Economics
  • Industrial Training
  • International Trade Theory and Policy
  • Monetary Economics
  • Research Project
  • Strategic Financial Management

Elective I - Choose 1 course

  • Public Finance
  • Public Speaking and Oral Presentation

National Language/Other Language - Choose 1 course

  • Bahasa Kebangsaan (A) - For Malaysian only, without SPM-BM credit
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan (B) - For Non-Malaysian only
  • Introduction to French
  • Introduction to Japanese
  • Introduction to Korean
  • Introduction to Thai Language

Co-curriculum - Choose 1 course

  • Art, Craft, and Design
  • Arts and Cultural Performance
  • Community Project
  • Language, Culture and Social Study Aboard
  • Managing Personal Finance
  • Music Performance
  • Oral Communication
  • Social Entrepreneurship Project
  • Study Soft Skills and/or Life Skills Abroad
  • Team Work and Collaborative Project
  • Work Ethics and EQ

MPU 1* - Choose 1 course

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

MPU 1** - Choose 1 course

  • Hubungan Etnik - For Local Students
  • Malaysian Studies 3 - For International Students



  • Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM)
  • Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)
  • A-Levels
  • South Australian Matriculation (SAM)
  • Canadian Pre-University (CPU)


Recognised Tests Undergraduate
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 5.0
Internet-based Testing (iBT) - new TOEFL 42
SPM English Language / O-level English Language    Credit   
MUET    Band 3
Cambridge English / Linguaskill   154
UEC English Language    Grade B



Recognised Tests Undergraduate
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 5.0
Internet-based Testing (iBT) - new TOEFL 42
Cambridge English 154   
Pearson Test of English (PTE)   47
Malaysia University English Test (MUET)  Band 3 



  • Economist
  • Economic Researcher
  • Financial Planner
  • Finance Consultant
  • Corporate Finance Analyst
  • Research and Analyst in Security
  • Economic Advisor
  • Insurance and Fund Manager

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