Master of Economics (MEcons.) (Coursework)

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Masters (Coursework)
Tuition Fees
Master by Coursework (RM13 170.00 – RM39 943.00)
Full Time : 2 – 6 Semester / Part Time : 4 – 8 Semester
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Course Overview

Coursework (Normal Classroom Hour)

Admission Requirements (By Coursework)

Master Programme (By Coursework)

  • A Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent from Universiti Malaysia Sabah or any other higher institution recognized by the Senate of Universiti Malaysia Sabah; or
  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent not meeting CGPA of 2.50, can be accepted subject to a minimum of 5 years working experience in relevant field.


Universiti Malaysia Sabah provides impressive range of postgraduate programmes from Master Degrees to Doctor of Philosophy degree. Most are offered on a full time and part time basis. Practical in approach, they are designed to respond to the requirements of both career-minded graduates and prospective employers. The Centre for Postgraduate Studies (CPS) is entrusted with the responsibility for the effective administration of the postgraduate study programme at UMS.

The University’s distinctive strength lies in providing high quality teachung and research with a strong professional and applied focus. Collaboration, in both academic and professional communities, is the cornerstone of the success of both our taught and research programmes of study. Courses are developed in discussion with employers and working professionals to ensure their relevance to industry, commerce and the public sector. Our research units maintain partnership locally, regionally, nationally and internationally.

The facilities at UMS are excellent. Being one of the ‘youngest’ public higher institutions in the nation therefore most of our academic buildings are new and have seen purpose built for higher education.

Next Intake Dates

  • March intake
  • September intake