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Bachelor of Science in Economics

Bachelor of Science in Economics

Learn how our economic decisions affect others, and how business and financial institutions' choices can affect our society. This BSc Economics degree gives you an in-depth understanding of economic theory, and the skills you need to work in sectors like finance and commerce.

Course Code

Course Code

JPT (N/314/6/0062)
01/27 MQA/PA15225

Intake

Intake

September

Duration

Duration

3 years

Delivery Model

Delivery Model

Full time in Malaysia

Economics

Why Study this Course

economics

Course Structure

Year 1 modules will introduce you to the foundations and principles of microeconomics and macroeconomics, as well as related areas of economics.

In year two, you will gain a greater understanding of microeconomics and macroeconomics, alongside applied econometrics and economics skills.

In your final year, you will undertake independent research and produce a dissertation on a related topic of your choice.

Typical Course Content

Typical Course Content

  • Understanding the Social World 
  • Economics with Experiments 
  • Mathematics for Economics 
  • Economics with Data 
  • Principles of Macroeconomics 
  • Statistics for Economics 
  • Economics Skills and Employability 1
  • Foundations of Microeconomics OR Principles of Microeconomics 

Optional Module

  • Quantitative Modelling in Economics
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics 
  • Intermediate Microeconomics 
  • Applied Econometrics 
  • ECON Dissertation: Prelim Info 
  • Economics Skills and Employability 2 Econometric Theory OR Introduction to Econometrics 

Optional Modules

  • Population Change in Low and Middle Income Countries 
  • Development Economics 
  • Dynamic Macroeconomics 
  • Industrial Economics 
  • Econometrics with Big Data 
  • Games 
  • Migration 
  • Portfolio Theory and Financial Markets

 

  • Dissertation: Literature Review 
  • Economics Skills and Employability 3
  • Dissertation: Research Project OR Dissertation: Research Topics 

Optional Modules

  • Labour Economics 
  • Principles of Finance 
  • Topics in Macroeconomics 3 
  • Behavioural Economics 
  • Population and Reproductive Health 
  • Strategic Management 
  • International Trade 
  • Macroeconomic Policy 3 
  • Public Economics 
  • Choice and Decision 
  • Empirical Finance 
  • Migration 
  • Risk Management
  • Understanding the Social World 
  • Economics with Experiments 
  • Mathematics for Economics 
  • Economics with Data 
  • Principles of Macroeconomics 
  • Statistics for Economics 
  • Economics Skills and Employability 1 
  • Foundations of Microeconomics OR Principles of Microeconomics 
  • Quantitative Modelling in Economics
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics 
  • Intermediate Microeconomics 
  • Applied Econometrics 
  • ECON Dissertation: Prelim Info 
  • Economics Skills and Employability 2 
  • Econometric Theory 
  • Econometric with Big Data 

Optional Modules

  • Population Change in Low and Middle Income Countries 
  • Development Economics 
  • Dynamic Macroeconomics
  • Dissertation: Literature Review 
  • Economics Skills and Employability 3
  • Dissertation: Research Project OR Dissertation: Research Topics 

Optional Modules

  • Labour Economics 
  • Principles of Finance 
  • Topics in Macroeconomics 3 
  • Behavioural Economics 
  • Population and Reproductive Health 
  • Strategic Management 
  • International Trade 
  • Macroeconomic Policy 3 
  • Public Economics 
  • Choice and Decision 
  • Empirical Finance 
  • Migration 
  • Risk Management
  • Understanding the Social World 
  • Economics with Experiments 
  • Mathematics for Economics 
  • Economics with Data 
  • Principles of Macroeconomics 
  • Statistics for Economics 
  • Economics Skills and Employability 1
  • Foundations of Microeconomics OR Principles of Microeconomics 

Optional Module

  • Quantitative Modelling in Economics
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics 
  • Intermediate Microeconomics 
  • Applied Econometrics 
  • ECON Dissertation: Prelim Info 
  • Economics Skills and Employability 2 
  • Games 
  • Econometric Theory OR Introduction to Econometrics  

Optional Modules

  • Population Change in Low and Middle Income Countries 
  • Development Economics 
  • Dynamic Macroeconomics
  • Dissertation: Literature Review 
  • Economics Skills and Employability 3
  • Dissertation: Research Project OR Dissertation: Research Topics 
  • Behavioural Economics 
  • Choice and Decision 

Optional Modules

  • Labour Economics 
  • Principles of Finance 
  • Topics in Macroeconomics 3 
  • Behavioural Economics 
  • Population and Reproductive Health 
  • Strategic Management 
  • International Trade 
  • Macroeconomic Policy 3 
  • Public Economics 
  • Empirical Finance 
  • Migration 
  • Risk Management

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career-opportunities

Career Opportunities

University of Southampton degrees are highly valued by employers. Studying with us will equip you with the skills to operate globally.

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  • Economists
  • Investment Analysts
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  • Marketing Professionals
  • Statisticians
  • European Commission
  • Goldman Sachs
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