M A Economics
ELIGIBILITY: Bachelor Degree in any discipline from a recognized University.
The course focuses on providing a technical and rigorous approach to the study of economics while offering students enough flexibility to take field electives in the department in order to tailor their programs of study to their professional goals. The Master program in Economics is designed for students who wish to improve their knowledge of economic theory and its applications. It offers students with a prospect to participate in an individual research in a topic of their interest, under expert guidance. The program is ideal for those who wish to specialize in advanced applied economic research. The program offers an excellent opportunity for students seeking a quantitative degree with a focus in applied econometrics or economic modelling in order to prepare them to work in a variety of positions that require the ability to conduct applied economic research.
How does it address the need for transferable skills?
The Masters in Economics course is both extensive and demanding, requiring student to obtain sufficient experience of the current issues of the world especially that of the emerging economies. The research process encompasses developing skills in critical reasoning, mathematical ability, including deriving and interpreting quantitative measurements. The course by default is interdisciplinary and confirms that students are able to comprehend the economic and social transitory of its current times.
How does it meet contemporary demands and job opportunities?
Graduates of this program will have the tools to conduct applied economic research and a sound preparation for progression to doctoral study. Specifically, upon successful completion of the program graduates will be able to take a rigorous, quantitative approach to economic problems, to build and test economic models, using sophisticated economics tools, to advance professionally and to compete for well-paying jobs across a broad spectrum of industries and sectors, to apply to and enrol in a doctoral program. The innovative courses in particular speak about the necessity of the times. This course will provide a number of job avenues to the students such as Economist in government sectors as well as the corporate, Academics etc