Undergraduates

Curriculum for Matriculation Year 2018 or later

BSc (Hons) in Mathematics and Economics

This curriculum applies to students admitted in AY2018/2019 (or later) who are pursuing a BSc (Hons) in Mathematics and Economics.

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Curriculum Overview

Courses Types AU Remarks
MAS Core Courses
46 AU
 
HE Core Courses 21 AU
MAS Prescribed Electives
11 AU
A grade of A- or better in MH4900 (Final Year Project; 8 AU) or HE4099 (Graduation Project; 8 AU) is required to be eligible for Honours (Highest Distinction).
HE Prescribed Electives 24 AU
GER Core Courses​

17 AU

Please refer to URL for the list of GER Core requirements - http://spms.ntu.edu.sg/Programmes/Undergrads/Pages/GER-Core-Requirements.aspx

GER Prescribed Electives 9 AU To be taken from Liberal Arts; Science, Technology, and Society; and Business and Management.
Unrestricted Electives 6 AU  
Total: 134 AU  

 

Year 1 (Minimum of 33 AU)

Courses AU Sem
MH1100 - Calculus I
4 AU
1
MH1200 - Linear Algebra I
4 AU 1
MH1300 - Foundations of Mathematics
4 AU 1
HE1001 - Microeconomic Principles
3 AU
1
HE1002 - Macroeconomic Principles 3 AU 1
MH1101 - Calculus II
4 AU
2
MH1201 - Linear Algebra II
4 AU
2
MH1403 - Algorithms & Computing
3 AU
2
HE2001 - Intermediate Microeconomics
3 AU 2
​​HE2002 - Intermediate Macroeconomics ​3 AU 2
HW0001 - Introduction to Academic Communication
For students who have not passed or been exempted from the Qualifying English Test (QET).

0 AU

GER Prescribed Electives / Unrestricted Electives
as required

 

Year 2

Courses AU Sem
MH2100 - Calculus III 4 AU 1
MH2500 - Probability & Introduction to Statistics 4 AU 1
HE2005 - Principles of Econometrics
Note: HE2005 has a prerequisite of HE1005 or Corequisite with MH2500.
Students are advised to start taking Prescribed Electives in Economics from Year 2.
3 AU 1
MH3100 - Real Analysis I 4 AU 2
MH3500 - Statistics 4 AU 2
MH3700 - Numerical Analysis I 3 AU 2
Prescribed Electives in Economics (see below)
as required
 
GER Prescribed Electives / Unrestricted Electives
as required


 

Year 3

Courses AU Sem
HE3001 - Mathematical Economics 3 AU 1
MH3701 - Basic Optimization 4 AU 2
HE3021 - Intermediate Econometrics 3 AU 2
Prescribed Electives in Mathematics and Economics (see below).

Note: Students are to complete 11 AU of MHXXX Prescribed Electives and 24 AU of HEXXX Prescribed Electives in total by the end of the fourth year of study.
as required  
GER Prescribed Electives / Unrestricted Electives as required  

 

Year 4

Courses AU Sem
Prescribed Electives in Mathematics and Economics (see below).

Note: Students are to complete 11 AU of MHXXX Prescribed Electives and 24 AU of HEXXX Prescribed Electives in total by the end of the fourth year of study.
Note: A grade of A- or better in either MH4900 (Final Year Project; 8 AU) or HE4099 (Graduation Project; 8 AU) is required to be eligible for Honours (Highest Distinction).
as required  
GER Prescribed Electives / Unrestricted Electives as required  

 

Prescribed Electives In Mathematics 

Students must complete 3 Prescribed Electives (at least 11 AU) from MH3xxx and MH4xxx (excluding MH4910, MH4911 and MH4901/MH4903/MH4907). At least 8 AU of these must be at level 4 (MH4xxx).

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Prescribed Electives in Economics

Students are to take 24 AU of courses consisting of 2 from List A, 2 from List B of which at least 1 must be at level 4 (HE4xxx), and the remaining from List A, B or C.

Courses AU
List A HE2013 - International Trade
3 AU
HE2006 - International Monetary Economics 3 AU
HE2007 - Money and Banking 3 AU
HE2021 - Public Economics 3 AU
HE2022 - Industrial Organization and Business Strategies 3 AU
​HE2023 - Housing Economics 3 AU​
HE4017 - Monetary Economics
4 AU
List B HE3002 - Game Theory and Applications to Social Sciences 3 AU
HE3022 - Econometric Modeling and Forecasting 3 AU
HE3023 - Econometric Analysis of Financial Data
3 AU
​HE3024 - Introduction to Applied Economic Policy Research 3​ AU
HE4001 - Advanced Microeconomics
4 AU
HE4002 - Advanced Macroeconomics
4 AU
HE4003 - Advanced International Finance 4 AU
HE4004 - Behavioural Economics 4 AU
​HE4018 - Finance & Development 4 AU​
HE4020 - Econometric Time Series Analysis 4 AU
HE4021 - Advanced Econometrics 4 AU
​HE4023 - Economics of Organizations and Corporate Management ​4 AU
List C HE2010 - Development Economics
3 AU
HE2011 - Labour Economics and Labour Relations 3 AU
HE2015 - Macroeconomic Issues and Policies in Contemporary China 3 AU
HE2020 - Survey Methods and Sampling Techniques 3 AU
HE3003 - The Chinese Economy 3 AU
HE3004 - Health Economics 3 AU
HE3005 - Environmental Economics 3 AU
HE3007 - Financial Economics 3 AU
HE3011 - Cost-Benefit Analysis 3 AU
HE3013 - Urban Economics 3 AU
HE3014 - Economics of Corporate Finance 3 AU
HE3016 - Principles of Mathematical Finance 3 AU
​HE3025 - Introduction to Data Analytics 3 AU​
HE4005 - Growth Theory and Empirics 4 AU
HE4010 - Seminar on the Singapore Economy 4 AU
HE4013 - Experimental Economics 4 AU
HE4015 - Personnel Economics 4 AU
HE4011 - Current Topics in Economics 4 AU
​HE4022 - Empirical Strategy and Program Evaluation ​​4 AU
HE4099 - Graduation Project
May be read to replace two other courses in List C.
8 AU
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