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Bachelor of Financial Economics (Hons)

Offered by: UCSI University
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration3 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees (International Student)65400/Course
CampusUCSI University, Kuala Lumpur Campus
FacultyFaculty of Business
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyAccounting & Finance
Course Description

UCSI University’s Bachelor of Finance Economics (Hons) is structured to equip students with sound knowledge of financial and economic analyses. Students are trained to put their ideas to practice throughout the programme, which boasts breadth and depth in financial economics.

At the University, we believe in grooming the best practitioners not only in, but for, the industry. In this light, our graduates are equipped with a solid understanding of key industrial practices and the fundamental assumptions that make them work. From policy analysis to financial risk analysis, our students will be exposed to a wide variety of decision making processes and strategic considerations, enabling them to make more informed financial decisions. With professional knowledge and skills in hand, our graduates are set to meet the needs of today’s dynamic marketplace.


Learners will be assessed with a combination of examinations, projects and assignments. In the final year, students are required to complete a dissertation course.

Students will also have to complete internships to develop career-related skills that will mould them into effective practitioners.

Year 1
  • Business Accounting
  • Financial Markets and institutions
  • Business Communication
  • Business Law
  • Statistics and Its Applications
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Mathematical Economics
  • Business Law - Malaysian Perspective (MPU-U3)
  • Extracurricular Learning Experience 1 (MPU-U4)
  • University Life (MPU-U2)
  • Co-operative Placement 1
Year 2
  • Financial Management 1
  • Financial Management 2
  • Corporate Finance
  • Business Research Methods
  • Management Ethics
  • Intermediate Microeconomics
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • Economics for Financial Analysis
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Principles of Banking
  • Basic Econometrics
  • Introduction to Internet Technologies
  • Extracurricular Learning Experience 2 (MPU-U4)
  • Co-operative Placement 2
Year 3
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Monetary Economics 1
  • International Economics
  • Investment Analysis
  • Risk Management and Insurance
  • Financial Derivatives
  • Portfolio Management (Elective)
  • Treasure Management (Elective)
  • Financial Economics (Elective)
  • Issues in Global Economy (Elective)
  • Research Project 1
  • Research Project 2
  • Extracurricular Learning Experience 3 (MPU-U4)
  • Co-operative Placement 3

* Students should note that not all elective courses will be offered in the semester.

General Courses (MPU) are compulsory for all students.

U1 –   For Malaysian students:
  1. Ethnic Relations
  2. Islamic Civilisation and Asian Civilisation

–   For foreign students:
  1. Malaysian Studies
  2. Communication in Bahasa Melayu 3

All information is correct at the time of upload and UCSI University reserves the right to make amendments without prior notice.

Entry Requirements

For general Business degree: UCSI Foundation year Pass, with a minimum CGPA of 2.0 STPM Minimum 2 principals (C) (CGPA 2.0) in 2 subjects and pass in Mathematics and English at SPM Level A-Level Minimum 2 principals (E) UEC Minimum 5 credits (B6) including in Mathematics and English National Matriculation Minimum CGPA of 2.0 International Baccalaureate (IB) Minimum score of 26 points in 6 subjects Canadian Pre-U Minimum average of 60% in 6 subjects SAM Minimum average of 60% in 5 subjects Australian Year 12 ATAR 65% Other qualifications deemed equivalent to STPM/A-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency Minimum overall average of 60% Diploma (business-related) Minimum CGPA of 2.0 Other equivalent qualifications To be reviewed by the faculty on a case-to-case basis *For Accounting, Actuarial Science, Diploma and School of IT programmes, please refer to for more details on entry requirements

Intake Months

April, September, December

Career Prospects

Graduates can work in specialised positions or become highly quali?ed generalists.

  • Primary Careers
  • Global Asset Manager
  • Secondary Careers
  • Private Equity Specialist
  • Investment Risk Manager
  • Other Possible Careers
  • Statistician
  • Corporate Financial Analyst
  • Portfolio Strategist
  • Economist
  • Researcher
  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Broker
  • Business Analyst
  • Consultant
  • Investment Banker

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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