Bachelor of Economics (Hons)

Get a great start for a career in the accounting, finance and banking professions


This is an excellent starting point for a career in the accounting, finance and banking professions. Organised in terms of modules that emphasise both theory and relevant applications, the programme offers a systematic exposure to tools with which to analyse financial markets, banking operations, corporate financial decision making and accounting reports.

Upon completion of the programme, graduates will have an understanding of fundamental issues, debates and problems related to the operations of financial systems at both micro and macro levels in the context of national and global economies. They will be ready for a career in various accounting, finance and banking professions

Jan, Feb*, May, Aug, Oct* 

* Not available to students seeking credit exemptions

3 years 

Damansara Heights

Indicative Total Fees
including Application Fee, Registration Fee, Resources Fee (Full) and Tuition Fee (Full) RM 79,050

Course Code
(R3/314/6/0010) (09/27) (A7952)

Why study Bachelor of Economics (Hons) at HELP?

HELP's curriculum is broad-based in nature; it emphasises active learning through team-based projects and business simulations, using real-life case studies to enhance problem-solving skills and hands-on experience.

  • HELP's Business programmes are guided by the Industry Advisory Board to ensure that they are relevant and meet the expectation of the industry.

  • Our students have won numerous scholarships from top universities such as UQ, Melbourne, ANU, UNSW, Macquarie, Cardiff, Essex, University of the West of England, and many others.

  • We are distinguished for the quality of our academic staff, the depth of our programmes, the recognition accorded by world class universities, accreditation from professional bodies and our close links with the industry.

  • HELP University is a gateway to many international universities, enabling students to transfer credits to top universities, including those in Australia and the UK

Programme Overview 

Entry Requirements
Transfer Options
Career Pathways
  • Programme Details

    • 3-year honours programme
    • 33 subjects including a graduation project
    • 14 weeks for full semester; 7 weeks for half semester
  • Year 1


    • ACC155 Elements of Accounting & Finance I
    • ECO155 Microeconomics I
    • ECO157 Macroeconomics I
    • ECO158 History of Economics Thought
    • QBM153 Mathematics I
    • QBM154 Statistics I
    • QBM175 Mathematics II
    • ITC101 Information Technology for Business
    • MGT101 Principles of Management
    • MKT101 Principles of Marketing


    • ACC177 Elements of Accounting & Finance II
    • QBM176 Statistics II
  • Year 2 & 3


    • ECO256 Research Methods
    • ECO286 Microeconomics II
    • ECO287 Macroeconomics II
    • ECO203 International Economics
    • FIN201 Business Finance
    • HRM201 Managing Human Resources
    • MGT212 Business Analytics for Decision Making


    • ECO353 Fiscal & Monetary Policy
    • ECO306 Econometrics
    • ECO356 Malaysian Economy
    • ECO373 Monetary Economics
    • ECO372 Development Economics
    • ECO388 Economics for Industry
    • MGT301 Operations Management
    • ECO400 Economics Research Project

    And 1 elective of 4-credit value from Year 2 of 3 subjects (pre-requisite must be met)

    All students are required to complete a research project in economics or a related area under supervision.

  • MPU


    • MMPU3183 Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban
    • MMPU3193 Falsafah dan Isu Semasa
    • MMPU3143 Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (International students)

    MPU2 / MPU3

      • MPU3213 Bahasa Kebangsaan A***
      • MPU3373 A*Gen Careers in Malaysia & Beyond

    *** For Malaysian students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu.MPU4

    • MPU3412 Co-curriculum – Sports 2
    • MPU3432 Co-curriculum – Event Management 2
  • Assessment

  • Most Subjects Follow the Assessment Pattern Below:

    Continuous assessment – 40%
    Final assessment – 60%

  • Entry Requirements

  • Applicants must have one of the following Entry requirements:

    • Matriculation/Foundation or its equivalent: Minimum CGPA of 2.00 out of 4.00**
    • Diploma (Level 4, MQF): Minimum CGPA 2.00 out of 4.00
    • STPM: Minimum Grade C (GP 2.0) in any TWO subjects
    • Advanced Diploma (Level 5, MQF): Minimum CGPA of 2.00 out of 4.00
    • Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM): Minimum grade of Jayyid (good)
    • Diploma Kemahiran Malaysia (DKM) / Diploma Vokasional Malaysia (DVM): Subjected to Senate / Academic Board’s approval
    • Diploma Lanjutan Kemahiran Malaysia (DLKM): Subjected to Senate / Academic Board’s approval
    • A-Level: 2 passes
    • Senior Middle 3 (UEC): 5 B’s***
    • CPU: 5 passes with a minimum average of 50%
    • Australian Matriculation Programmes: University Aggregate of 50% or ATAR score of at least 50 for various programmes
    • Equivalent qualification:
    • * *The stated qualifications need to be supported with a pass in Mathematics, English, Sejarah and Bahasa Melayu at SPM level.
      ***Please refer to the Faculty of Business, Economics and Accounting on the Mathematics and English requirement.

    • ENGLISH REQUIREMENT (International Students): Minimum IELTS 5.5 or equivalent International English Language qualification/li>

HELP University has strong partnerships with many international universities. Our links extend to universities in Australia, UK, Ireland and New Zealand. Our bachelor’s degree students have the flexibility to plan for a 1+2 or 2+1 arrangements with many high-ranking universities that have collaborations with HELP University while our diploma students can plan for a 2+2 or 2+1 1⁄2 or even a 2+ 1⁄2+ 1 or 2+1+1 arrangements.

  • Australia / New Zealand

  • UK / US / Ireland

Here are the career pathways for graduates who complete the Bachelor of Economics (Hons) programme. The graduates can further their studies and do a postgraduate degree to further unlock more career pathways.

  • Possible Career Pathways

    • Economist
    • Journalist
    • Professor
    • Lecturer
    • Financial Analyst
    • Actuary
    • Management Consultant
    • Investment Analyst
    • Credit Analyst
    • Financial Consultant
    • Statistician
    • Accountant
    • Entrepreneur