The BSc (Hons) Financial Economics programme ensures that the economics graduates stay ahead of the industry by acquiring technological skills such as quantitative exposure to analytical models, big-data analysis, forecasting, etc. In its new and improved structure in 2021, students will be trained in the application of powerful economics and finance theories, have access to concepts translated as operational models with powerful software to apply to real data, and more emphasis on technology-driven training.
Most academic degrees in economics can no longer keep up with the rapid-pace of changing job demands as technology rapidly changes the work environment. Industry experts have pointed to this in a hidden message – the versatility of the skill sets to succeed in the various industrial sectors is lacking in graduates. With a BFE degree, graduates will be able to learn economics at a higher level as business analytics with the aid of powerful software and expensive data available in the campus. Their specialized training starts in SU in analytics-driven approach to learn economics for business decision-making. Their training transfers to jobs as ready skills for analysis of businesses, industries, product markets essential in modern firms. Government statistics also show BFE graduates earn higher starting salaries than their peers in other disciplines or other institutions.
On successful completion of the programme, the graduates will also be awarded with a degree from Lancaster University. They will be awarded two certificates, making them graduates of both Sunway University and Lancaster University.
January, April, September
3 Years (full-time)
Elective 1 (Choose 1) of the following
Elective 2 (Choose 1) of the following
Elective 3 (Choose 1) of the following
Average C+ or CGPa 2.33 (Minimum 2 principals)
Minimum 14 points (Minimum Grade D in at least 2 subjects)
Monash University Foundation Year
Sunway Foundation in Arts
Sunway Foundation in Science Technology
CAVG 55% or CGPA 2.50
* Students may obtain advanced standing if credit transfer requirements are met.
Unified Examination Certificate
Maximum 25 points from 5 subjects (all Grade Bs including Mathematics)
Completed with minimum 27 points (excluding bonus points)
Credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent
Any other qualifications will be considered on a case-to-case basis
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