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Economics and Management Sciences, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
University rank #651 (QS) ,
The Department of Economics offers the master of Economics to provide graduate studies in Economics which combines both conventional and Islamic aspects: to produce experts who are competent in both conventional and Islamic Economics; to encourage further research in Islamic Economics and Policies in line with the fast changing economic environment.

About

The Department of Economics offers the master of Economics to provide graduate studies in Economics which combines both conventional and Islamic aspects: to produce experts who are competent in both conventional and Islamic Economics; to encourage further research in Islamic Economics and Policies in line with the fast changing economic environment. The Department's strength is in the areas of Islamic Economics, International Economics, Monetary Economics, Macroeconomics and Development Economics.

The Master of Economics programme provides three (3) options for students to choose. These are:

Hours to complete

Option 1

  • 24 credit hours of coursework + 18 credit hours thesis

Option 2

  • 33 credit hours of coursework + 9 credit hours research Paper

Option 3

  • 39 credit hours of coursework + 3 credit hours of Applied Research Methods

A student who opts for option 1 or option 2 must submit a thesis or research paper proposal to the Department's postgraduate coordinator and his/her potential supervisor. Once it is approved, the student can proceed with the research writing. A supervisor and a co-supervisor (if necessary), will be appointed for the student.

For option 3, the student must register for ECON 6999: Applied Research Methods, normally in the final semester of the student's studies. To enrol in the course, an outline of the research plan needs to be submitted to the Department's postgraduate coordinator two weeks before the semester begins for approval.

Duration

Students may enrol on a full-time or part-time basis. Full-time students must enrol for a minimum of 9-12 credit hours per semester. Part-time students may register for 6 credit hours each semester.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Econometrics
  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Islamic Economics Thought
  • Trade & Development
  • Economic Development & Policy
  • International Trade: Theory & Policy
  • International Finance
  • Industrial Economics
  • Environmental Studies
  • Industrial Organisation
  • Labour Economics
  • Finance
  • Managerial Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Derivatives
  • Money, Banking & Capital Markets
  • Financial Economics
  • Money, Banking & Capital Markets
  • International Finance
  • Financial Economics
  • Islamic Economics & Finance
  • Islamic Banking System & Operations
  • Islamic Capital Markets
  • Islamic Economics & Finance Issues Form Shariah Perspective
  • Shariah Oriented Public Policy/ Al Siasah Al Shariah
  • Regulatory Framework of Islamic Financial Contracts
  • Applied Research Method

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • A relevant Bachelor's degree with good grades (CGPA >= 3.0) from an accredited instituion of higher learning or any other certificates recognized to be equivalent to a Bachelor's degree and with relevant professional experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4468 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4468 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    1554 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1554 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
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Living costs for Kuala Lumpur

  • 2210 - 3820 MYR/month
    Living Costs

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