BSc (Hons) Financial Economics

General

Program Description

The BSc (Hons) Financial Economics program focuses on providing you with an additional option to combine studies in the areas of financial mathematics and statistics with economics for a wider range of careers both within and outside the financial services industry. Students have more flexibility to move into diverse fields such as financial planning, macroeconomic and financial forecasting, trading, financial and economic research, risk & asset management, banking and finance.

To remain competitive in an increasingly complex financial ecosystem, this program also incorporates the Certified Financial Planner (C.F.P.), Registered Financial Planner (R.F.P.) and Securities Commission Licensing Examination modules to prepare students for these certifications. Graduates will pick up highly sought-after skills to make insightful financial judgments without losing sight of the larger global economy.

Intakes

January, March & August

Duration

3 Years (full-time)

Career Prospects

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Financial Analyst / Planner
  • Claims Analyst / Adjustor
  • Broker-Dealer
  • Life / Property
  • Casualty Underwriter
  • Economics Analyst
  • Compliance Auditor
  • Pension Fund Administrator
  • Statistician
  • Economics Researcher

Modules

  • Programming Principles
  • Principles of Financial Accounting
  • English for Business
  • Linear Algebra & Applications
  • Introduction to Probability
  • Theory of Interest
  • Introductory Economics
  • Calculus
  • Principles of Business Finance
  • Advanced Calculus
  • Financial Economics I
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Communication Skills
  • Malaysian Taxation System
  • Macroeconomics
  • Managerial Economics
  • Financial Management
  • Microeconomics
  • Portfolio Management
  • International Economics
  • Regression Analysis
  • Internship
  • Business Ethics & Social Responsibilities
  • Time Series & Forecasting

Entry Requirement

  • STPM: average B- or CGPa 2.67 (Minimum 2 principals)
  • A Level: minimum 14 points
  • Australian Matriculation: ATAR 65
  • Canadian Matriculation: 65%
  • MUFY: 65%
  • Sunway Foundation in Arts: CGPA 2.5
  • Sunway Foundation in Science and Technology: CGPA 2.5
  • UEC: Maximum 24 points from 5 subjects (all Grade Bs including Mathematics)
  • IB: Completed with minimum 26 points (excluding bonus points)
Last updated Feb 2018

About the School

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For almost 32 years Sunway University has established a reputation both in Malaysia and overseas, as an inspiring educational leader. Perfectly harnessing the highest quality of academic personnel and an exceptionally diverse range of programmes any global educational powerhouse would be proud of. Read less