Master of Economics (MEc)

Full Time / Part-time

Master of Economics (MEc)

Universiti Malaya
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  • 42
  • Campus
  • Masters
  • 2 years


Master of Economics (MEc) is a 2 years Masters program taught at Universiti Malaya, . The program is offered in campus-based modes with full Time and part-time options. To successfully obtain Master of Economics (MEc) from Universiti Malaya you are required to complete 42 credit hours. After completion of Master of Economics (MEc) you will be able to further continue for advance studies or start career as Economist, Economic Analyst.

Admission Requirements

The minimum requirements for admission in Master of Economics (MEc) at Universiti Malaya for all applicants (Domestic or International) are:

  • program specific academic requirment set by Universiti Malaya.
  • English Language OR any other language requirments as set by Universiti Malaya as pre-requiste for admission in Master of Economics (MEc).

Note: Please check the university website in the link below.

A Bachelor degree with a minimum of CGPA 3.0 or equivalent and sufficient knowledge in the field of economics or in quantitative oriented fields.  

Courses Units

You need to complete 42 credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at


  • Philosophy and Methodology of Research
  • Research Project
  • Advanced Microeconomics
  • The Malaysian Economy
  • Applied Econometrics


  • Economic Development and Planning                                
  • Applied Macroeconomics
  • Money and Finance in Economic Development
  • Public Economics
  • International Trade and Environment
  • Islamic Banking and Finance
  • Issues in Economic Analysis
  • Advanced International Trade
  • Urban Economics
  • Social Protection
  • Time Series Analysis
  • Applied Financial Econometrics
  • Poverty and Inequality
  • Institutions, Industrial Development and Economic Growth

More Information

The programme is designed for those aspiring to hold positions requiring economic analyses and a high level of economic proficiency in business, industry and government. The programme provides its graduates with broad knowledge in a wide range of areas in economics. Students are also trained in conducting research to enhance their report writing and problem solving skills in areas related to economics necessary to be effective economic analysts.

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