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The Bachelor of Economics (Natural Resources) (Hons.) program is offered to meet the needs of knowledgeable undergraduate. The program focuses on the application of economic theory to solve a wide range of economic problems, particularly in the areas of natural resources as well as development and finance. Students are also exposed to the latest learning methods such as digital economy, e-learning and industrial revolution. Graduates of the program are also equipped to meet various job opportunities in the private and public sectors as well as young entrepreneurs who can drive the growth and development of the country’s economy.

 

A. PROGRAMME OBJECTIVES

  • To produce knowledgeable graduates especially in the field of natural resource economics, high ability, skilled, ethical and credible.
  • To foster positive attitudes among economics graduates in contributing expertise and ideas for national development.
  • To apply graduates with leadership and entrepreneurial skills.

 

B. CAREER PROSPECTS


Bachelor of Economics (Natural Resources) has a variety of career opportunities in the public and private sectors. These include the position as managers, administrators, researchers, economic analysts, economic consultants, bank officials, finance officers, production operations officers, appraisers, planning and development officers, forestry officials, agricultural officials, statistics, educators and entrepreneurs.

C. ADMISSION CRITERIA

University’s General Admission Requirements

i. Passed SPM/equivalent.

ii. Passed Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia with a credit at SPM level/ equivalent.

iii. Sat for Malaysian University English Test (MUET).

iv. Passed STPM examination with at least a grade of C (GPA 2.00) in GeneralStudies/General Paper, and a grade of C (GPA 2.00) in two (2) other subjects.

or Possess a diploma or other qualifications accredited by the Malaysian Government and approved by the University Senate.
or Passed the Ministry of Education’s Matriculation/Universiti Malaya’s Pre-University Science Programme with a CGPA of at least 2.00.

Programme’s Specific Requirements

i) Minimum qualifications for STPM/Matriculation/Pre-University candidates:

a) Acquired a grade of B- (GPA 2.67) in one of the following subjects at STPM/ Matriculation/Pre-University level: Economics,
Accounting, Mathematics or Business Studies.

b) A credit in Mathematics at SPM level or a grade of C (GPA 2.00) in Mathematics at STPM/Matriculation/Pre-University
level.

c) Passed English at SPM level.

ii) Equivalent Qualifications:

Diploma in related discipline from accredited institution.