12 months
2176 USD/year
1372 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Postgraduate students at the School of Social Sciences from University Sains Malaysia undertake research in a wide range of disciplines, namely Anthropology & Sociology, Economics, Development Planning and Management, Political Science, Peace and Conflict Studies, Social Work, Islamic Development Management, European Studies and Psychology.


The Economics postgraduate degree from University Sains Malaysia is comprised by research, by coursework and by "mixed mode" (combining coursework and research leading to the submission of a dissertation).

Research Thrust Areas


  • Economic Theory
  • Environmental Economics
  • Industrial Economics
  • Public Finance/ Public Sector Economics
  • Technology Transfer
  • Economy

Programme Structure

Research areas include:

  • Finance
  • International Economics
  • Economic Development
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Labour Economics Econometric
  • Islamization of Economic Institutions

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree with a CGPA of 3.00/4 or equivalent in a related field.
  • Any Bachelor's degree with working experience related to the field of study.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    2176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1088 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    1372 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 686 USD per semester during 12 months.

Full time local: Tuition Fee (Semester) : 2,900.00 MYR

Part time

Local: Tuition Fee (Semester) : 2,385.00 MYR

International: Tuition Fee (Semester) : 963.00 USD

Living costs for George Town

1755 - 2203 MYR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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