Bachelor of Science in Economics and Actuarial Science

University of Southampton Malaysia

Iskandar Puteri, Johor, Malaysia

Quick Facts


3 years


Full-time, On-campus



Tuition Fees


Course Highlights

  • Follows the syllabus of the UK campus which is the only UK university to combine economics and actuarial science
  • Accredited by IFoA (UK) with maximum exemptions
  • Added focus on the importance of data in economic analysis in line with industry demands
  • Ranked #81 in the QS World University Rankings 2024, making it the top UK university in Malaysia

Course Structure

  • Economics with Experiments
  • Linear Algebra I
  • Mathematics for Economics Foundations of Microeconomics OR Principles of Microeconomics
  • Economics with Data
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Quantitative Modelling in Economics
  • Statistics for Economics
  • Economics Skills and Employability,
  • Econometric Theory
  • Financial Mathematics
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • Intermediate Microeconomics
  • ECON Dissertation: Prelim Info
  • Econometrics with Big Data
  • Economics Skills and Employability 2

Optional modules:

  • Accounting and Finance for Non-Specialists (Actuarial Science)
  • Stochastic Processes (Actuarial Science)
  • Development Economics
  • Dynamic Macroeconomics
  • Economics Skills and Employability 3

Optional Core Modules:

  • Dissertation: Literature Review OR Project/Dissertation
  • Dissertation: Research Project OR Dissertation: Research Topics
  • Economics Skills and Employability 3

Optional Modules:

  • Actuarial Mathematics I (Actuarial Science)
  • Computational Economics (Actuarial Science)
  • Survival Models (Actuarial Science)
  • Actuarial Mathematics II (Actuarial Science)
  • Mathematical Finance (Actuarial Science)
  • Statistical Methods in Insurance (Actuarial Science)
  • Labour Economics
  • Principles of Finance
  • Topics in Macroeconomics 3
  • International Trade
  • Macroeconomic Policy 3
  • Public Economics

Entry Requirements

  • A Level: AAA or AABB including Mathematics (grade A) or AAB or ABBB including Mathematics (grade A) and Further Mathematics (grade B)
  • IB Diploma: Pass with 36 points overall, 18 at Higher Level, including 6 points at Higher Level in Mathematics (Analysis and Approaches or Applications and Interpretation)
  • STPM: A-A-A-, with A- in Mathematics.
  • UEC: AAAAA with A in Mathematics
  • IELTS 6.5 overall, minimum 6.0 in all components or Grade C in SPM 1119 English (cohort before 2021), SPM CEFR Level B2 or above (cohort from 2021 onwards), Grade C in GCSE English, Grade A in IGCSE English as a Second Language, B3 in UEC English or equivalent

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