By Research

Master of Science in Economics (N/314/7/0057) (05/26) (MQA/PA 14033)

Programme Overview:

The Master of Science in Economics programme is designed to produce competent graduates in research to meet market demand as well as the nation's needs. The Master of Science in Economics programme will offer students the opportunity to develop and enhance their skills in various research, ethics, professionalism and social advancement which is in line with the 11th Malaysia Plan 2016-2020 and Malaysian Education Blueprint for Higher Education (2015-2025). The design of the curriculum of this programme not only produces competitive human capital, but also allows students to develop their potential towards achieving the country's goals and objectives.

Intake:

Rolling Intake (throughout the year)

Duration:

Full time (Malaysian & International students) - 2 years

Part time (Malaysian students ONLY) - 3 years

Campus:

KL Main Campus

Compulsory

  • Research Methodology
  • Statistical Methods for Research
  • Master Research

Career Prospects

  • Academia 
  • Market Researcher
  • Economist
  • Consultant
  • Analyst
  • Advisor

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree in the field or related fields with a minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent, as accepted by the HEP Senate; OR
  • A Bachelor's degree in the field or related fields or equivalent with minimum CGPA of 2.50 and not meeting CGPA of 2.75, can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment;OR
  • A Bachelor's degree in the field or related fields or equivalent with minimum CGPA of 2.00 and not meeting CGPA of 2.50, can be accepted subject to a minimum of 5 years of working experience in relevant field and rigorous internal assessment.
  • Candidates without a qualification in the related fields or relevant working experience must undergo appropriate pre-requisites courses determined by the HEP and meet the minimum CGPA based on (i) to (iii). 

English Language Requirements

Malaysian Students

  • MUET Band 3.5 OR IELTS Band 5.0 OR CEFR High B1 OR TOEFL iBT 40 OR its equivalent; OR
  • Exemption of English Language requirement if medium of instruction during Bachelor studies was in English

International Students

  • IELTS Band 5.0 OR CEFR High B1, TOEFL iBT 40 its equivalent; OR
  • Exemption of English Language requirement if medium of instruction during Bachelor studies was in English

      

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CENTRE FOR POSTGRADUATE STUDIES AND RESEARCH
TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
JALAN GENTING KELANG
SETAPAK
53300 KUALA LUMPUR

TELEPHONE: +603-41450100
Ext no. 3637, 3725
EMAIL : cpsr@tarc.edu.my

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