Department of Commerce

The Department of Commerce is one of the major departments of the Yangon University of Economics which has been granted semi-autonomy by the Ministry of Education. The main objectives of the department are to make contributions to the teaching efforts of the University, and to carry out professional activities and teaching the subjects related to accounting, banking and finance, insurance, marketing management and hospitality and tourism management to undergraduate programs, postgraduate diploma programs, master and PhD programs.

In 1955, the Department of Commerce was set up as a separate one from the Department of Economics. Professor Dr. Saw Willian Paul, the first Myanmar MBA degree holder from Harvard University, firstly served as the Head of the Department of Commerce. Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) is the first and foremost degree offered by the Department of Commerce located in Main campus. Starting from the year 2000, the Bachelor of Accounting (BAct) program has been added and conducted for those who are particularly interested in the Accounting, Auditing, Taxation and Financial Reporting. For each specialization for a bachelor’s degree, the Department of Commerce has designed a four-year program. The qualified candidates are allowed to attend other advanced degrees of BCom (Hons) /BAct (Hons) and Master of Commerce (MCom)/Master of Accounting (MAct) programs. The Doctor of Philosophy in Commerce (PhD), a program for commerce specialization was launched starting from the year 2000. The faculty persons who passed the entrance exam are allowed to attend the PhD class.

Currently, to respond the changing trends, the department aspires to upgrade its quality teaching and learning through providing cover for all the study areas of commercial sciences including Commerce, management, accounting, banking and finance, human resource management, marketing management, insurance & taxation and hospitality and tourism management to become successful academicians, professionals, entrepreneurs, business owners and excellent business consultants.

Objectives

  1. To provide the students with a wide range of managerial skills and help them deepen their understanding in the area of accounting, banking and finance, human resource management,  marketing management and hospitality and tourism management
  2. To nurture scholars who possess a fundamental research capability and business professionals who have expertise sufficient to independently engage in business activities by providing the students with advanced knowledge and expertise related to commercial science.

For each specialization for a bachelor’s degree, the Department of Commerce has designed a four-year program. For the award of the Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) and the Bachelor of Accounting (BAct), a student must complete 48 courses structured with lecturer, assignments, presentations, mid-terms test and final examinations.

Master of Commerce (MCom) and Master of Accounting (MAct) are postgraduate courses for students who have completed their Bachelors in Commerce and Accounting . The main mission of these programs are to offer quality education in the field of commerce and accounting at a higher level and to upgrade the bachelor students to understanding about the professional world. The duration of these degrees span a period of two-year with three semesters for course work and one semester for thesis.

Doctor of Philosophy in Commerce (PhD) is the highest academic title awarded by university. This program aims to develop scholars for higher level careers in research and teaching, practice, consulting, training and development and new business creation. Studying for a PhD is a rewarding experiences. It is an opportunity to become an expert in chosen topic and to make both an academic and practical contribution to knowledge. Students can specialize in one of the areas: commerce, human resource management, entrepreneurship, marketing, finance and or any other allied areas of interest in Management and Commerce. PhD in commerce is a five year doctorate level course in Commerce and Business Management in which every students has to take one year for coursework and need to take four years for preparing thesis

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Vision

To be recognized as a globally exposed department committed to quality-driven education.

Mission

  1. To impart superior sustainable value by holistic education.
  2. To create energetic graduates who possess creative and innovative skills to compete ethically and globally.
  3. To promote academic researches related to contemporary business issues.
  4. To provide new programs with an effort to extend global tie-ups aiming to meet the requirements of stakeholders.

Strategic Goals

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ActivitiesAnnouncement

MBF Year End Dinner & Myanmar New Year Party 2016

MBF Year End Dinner & Myanmar New Year Party 2016

MBF 4th Batch Fresher Welcome 2016

MBF 4th Batch Fresher Welcome 2016

BCom & Bact Paying Homage Ceremony 2016

BCom & Bact Paying Homage Ceremony 2016

World saving

World saving

Thingyan festival

Thingyan festival

Faculty MembersVisiting Professors/Lecturers

Head of Department

Professor Dr. Daw Soe Thu

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Dr. Tin Tin Htwe

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Dr. Aye Thu Htun

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Daw Khin Nwe Ohn

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Daw Htay Htay

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Daw Yee Yee Thein

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Dr. Mya Thett Oo

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Dr. Daw Phyo

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Daw Khine Tin Zar Lwin

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Daw Htike Htike Linn

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Dr. Khin Khin Saw

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Daw Nang Sandar Aung

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Daw Thuzar Naing

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Daw Cho Mar Lwin

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Daw Tint Tint Lwin

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Daw Khin Ohnmar Pa Pa Naing

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Daw Than Than Win

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Daw Thida Khine

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Dr. Chaw Su Aung

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Dr. Theingi Nwe

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Daw Ying Swe

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Daw Win Moe Moe Kyaw

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Dr. Ei Khine Win

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Dr. Phu Pwint Nyo Win Aung

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Dr Than Soe Oo

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Daw Phyu Phyu Thant

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Daw Mai Nwe Nwe Aung

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Daw Nwe Nwe Aye

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Daw Poe Zarchi Aung

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Daw Honey

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Daw Thandar Aung

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Daw Hsu Hsu Hlaing

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Daw Tin Cho Latt

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Daw The’ Su Mon

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Daw Nandar Tun

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Daw Thwe Thwe Tun

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Daw Ei Ei Zin

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Daw Phyu Phyu Lay

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Daw Zar Chi Soe

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Daw Wai Wai Lwin

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Daw Myint Zu Aung

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Daw Phyo Yadanar Aung

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U Banyar Aung

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Daw Khin Sandar Win

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Daw Cho Wai Lwin

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Daw Aye Nyein Nyein Thu

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U Thant Thura Zan

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Bachelor Degrees
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Second Year

Third Year

Final Year

First Year

Second Year

Third Year

Final Year

Masters Degree
Doctor of Philosophy

Diplomas
Certificates

Method of Assessment

Exchange ProgrammeCollaboration Activities
Student Exchange
Faculty Exchange
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