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B.Sc.(Hons) Business Economics and Finance

Offered by: The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC)
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Exam BodyThe University of Nottingham, UK
Course Duration3 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees36800/Yr
Fees (International Student)45200/Yr
FacultyFaculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyAccounting & Finance
Course Description

Throughout the course you will study core business and economics modules and take additional modules related to finance. You will gain an in-depth understanding of the core areas of economics and finance, such as derivatives pricing, economics of regulation, industrial economics, corporate restructuring, and behavioural economics and finance. This course will provide you with an excellent background for specialist quantitatively-orientated careers in financial economics and research, as well as those in the areas of accountancy, banking, finance and management.

Our strong relationships with professional accounting bodies allow our students on this course to obtain the following professional qualification at an accelerated route through the exemptions listed below:

CIMA

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  • Exemption from up to 5 papers*

*Note: The information on exemptions is subject to change. All exemptions are subject to the fulfilment of the relevant requirements specific to each professional accounting body, which may require specific optional modules to be taken. Further information can be obtained from the website of the professional accounting body.

Curriculum

Year one 

Typical core modules

  • Business Finance
  • Computers in Business
  • Fundamentals of Financial and Management Accounting
  • Introduction to Economics
  • Microeconomics for Business
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Quantitative Methods 1b
  • Work and Society

Plus, Either Quantitative Methods 1a (compulsory for students without a Grade C in A-Level Mathematics or equivalent) or Professional and Academic Development (compulsory for all other students

Year two 

Typical core modules 

  • Corporate Finance
  • Industrial Economics I: Economics of Organisation and Innovation
  • Industrial Economics II: Pricing and Decision Making
  • Introductory Econometrics
  • Quantitative Methods 2a 
Plus approved optional modules 
 

Year three 

Typical core modules 
 
  • Business Ethics and Sustainability
  • Economics of Regulation and Public Choice
  • Financial Economics
  • Financial Markets: Theory and Computation
  • Industrial Economics III: Market Structure and
  • Competition Policy
  • Industrial Economics IV: Games and Strategies

Plus approved optional modules

Entry Requirements

Our Foundation course route

Our Foundation courses give you another way to study for an undergraduate degree. 

Entry requirements

A Level

BBB, excluding general studies

IB Diploma

30 points with 5,5,5 at Higher Level and 5 points in mathematics at Standard or Higher Level

STPM

B+B+B+, excluding Pengajian Am

UEC

2 As and 3 B3s, excluding Bahasa Malaysia and Chinese language. 

SAM or other Australian matriculations

ATAR 86 (consideration to be made based on relevant subjects) 
Canadian (CIMP/ICPU) 88% average based on 6 subjects with at least 80% in mathematics of data management 
College Placement Test (US Style Curriculum) Minimum final GPA of 3.0 (out of 4) in High School Diploma with grade B in mathematics plus, a score of 1200 in SATr and 650, 650, 650 in SAT Subject Tests or 4,4,4 in Advance Placement Tests. Students taking group B subjects may be made an offer across more than three subjects at Advanced Placement level.
Advance Placement (AP) Applicants who are taking Advanced Placement Tests in addition to another recognised qualification (not US style curriculum), may be considered on a case-by-case basis without the SATr and SAT Subject Tests
Diploma - Other Institutions  Acceptance to the second year is on a case by case basis (and at the discretion of the School) but normally would require an overall GPA of 3.33 (out of 4) or 75% and above (consideration to be made based on relevant subjects), and previous studies must meet the prerequisite requirements to the programme
Foundation - Other Institutions Acceptance is at the discretion of the School but normally would require an overall GPA of 3.33 (out of 4) or 75% and above (consideration to be made based on relevant subjects), and previous studies must meet the prerequisite requirements to the programme
The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus Foundation Successful completion of any foundation programme and meeting the mathematics requirements
SPM/GCSE/IGCSE In addition to the entry requirements listed above, those who have taken SPM/GCSE/IGCSE must have grade B in mathematics or grade C in UEC mathematics
We strongly encourage all interested students to apply. Our students come to us with a diverse range of qualifications and we also consider applicants' personal statement, references and interview performance (if you have one) when making a decision. The only way for us to fully determine eligibility is through the submission of a completed application.
English language requirements

IELTS:

6.5 (with no less than 6.0 in each element)

TOEFL (iBT):

87 (minimum 20 in Speaking and 19 in all other elements) 

GCE A Level English Language or English Literature:

grade C
GCE AS Level English Language or English Literature:  grade C

PTE (Academic):

62 (minimum 55)

SPM:

grade A-

1119 (GCE O Level):

grade B

GCSE O Level:

grade C

IGCSE (first language):

grade C

IGCSE (second language):

grade B
MUET: Band 5
UEC: grade A2
IB English A1 or A2 (Standard or Higher Level): 4 points

IB English B (Higher Level):

4 points
IB English B (Standard Level):
5 points
IELTS and TOEFL test results must be less than 2 years old and all IELTS must be the academic version of the test.
Intake Months

September 

Career Prospects

Our interdisciplinary approach to business education will enable you to have a head start in a wide spectrum of careers. Many of our graduates have secured prestigious jobs in multinational corporations. Some of our graduates have become auditors, entrepreneurs, executives in the banking and financial services industry and industry regulators.

Some of our graduates have become auditors, entrepreneurs, executives in the banking and financial services industry and industry regulators. Other career options include academia, investment research, management consultancy, risk management and other service-oriented professions.

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


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