What will I learn?

Some of the global issues in our times relate to economic growth and sustainable development, unemployment, poverty, financial and monetary crises. The BSc (Hons) Financial Economics programme gives you the opportunity to combine studies in the areas of economics, financial mathematics and statistics for a wider range of careers both within and outside the financial services industry.

You would have more flexibility to venture into diverse fields such as financial planning, macroeconomics, financial forecasting, and trading, financial-economic research as well as risk and asset management in banking.

To remain competitive in an increasingly complex financial ecosystem, this programme also incorporates topics in the Certified Financial Planner (CFP), Registered Financial Planner (RFP) and Securities Commission Licensing Examination modules to prepare students for these certifications. Some students are even recommended to take an additional examination in order to obtain a Certified Financial Analyst (CFA) status.

Career Prospects

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Financial Analyst / Planner

Claims Analyst / Adjustor


Economics Analyst

Compliance Auditor

Pension Fund Administrator


Economics Researcher

Life / Property / Casualty Underwriter

Which department am I in?

Sunway University Business School

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
RM24,600.00 (US$ 5,985) per year
RM 73,800 for the entire course, RM 9,500 (Resource Fee); Intl admin fee: RM 5,940

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

To be confirmed


Sunway University

No. 5, Jalan Universiti,

Bandar Sunway,



47500, Malaysia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have STPM or equivalent qualification. Any other qualifications will be considered on a case-to-case basis. English language requirements - TOEFL: 550 (paper-based), 213 (Computer-based), 80 (Internet-based); IELTS: 6.0; PTE Academic: 50 overal (minimum 46 in each skill); MUET: Band 4; O-Level English (1119): Credit; SPM English: B3 or B+; UEC English: B4; Sunway Intensive English Programme (IEP): Pass Level 4 with minimum 65%; ESL / English Satisfactory level in Pre-University Programmes.

For international students

Any foreign qualification that is equivalent to below given Malaysian qualifications is eligible for admission to this programme:

STPM: Average C+ or CGPa 2.33 (Minimum 2 principals); A-Level: Minimum 14 points; Australian Matriculation: ATAR 60; Canadian Matriculation: 60%; Monash University Foundation Year: 60%; Sunway Foundation in Arts: CGPA 2.5; Sunway Foundation in Science Technology: CGPA 2.5; Unified Examination Certificate: Maximum 25 points from 5 subjects (all Grade Bs including Mathematics); International Baccalaureate: Completed with minimum 27 points (excluding bonus points); Other Qualifications: Any other qualifications will be considered on a case-to-case basis. Mathematics Requirements: SPM / O-Level: Credit; MQA requires local students to possess a Muet or international English proficiency qualification in order to register for the accounting and finance programme.

They also must have

IELTS or equivalent 6.0
MUET Band 4
SPM English B3 or B+
UEC English B4
O-Level English (1119) Credit
Sunway Intensive English Programme (IEP) Pass Level 4 with minimum 65%
ESL/English Satisfactory level in Pre-University programmes, where the medium of instruction is English


About this uni

Sunway University is in the top 2% of universities in Asia, according to QS Asia University Rankings 2019.

  • 880,000-square-feet campus in the heart of Sunway City
  • Awarded 5-star rating in QS Stars University Rankings 2019
  • Has drawn over 26,000 students from over 90 countries
  • Offers a range of scholarships worth RM 402 million