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Course Duration :  2 Years

M.A. in Economics

Programme Overview

A Master of Arts (M.A.) in Economics is a graduate-level degree program that focuses on advanced study in the field of economics. The program typically combines advanced coursework in economic theory, econometrics, and applied economics with opportunities for research and analysis.

The M.A. in Economics program is designed to prepare students for careers in a variety of fields, including finance, consulting, government, international organizations, and academia. Graduates of the program are equipped with strong analytical and quantitative skills, as well as a deep understanding of economic theory and its practical applications.

Some of the specialized areas within the M.A. in Economics program are:

  1. Microeconomics: This field focuses on the behavior of individuals and firms in the economy, including consumer and producer behavior, market structures, and pricing strategies.

  2. Macroeconomics: This field focuses on the overall performance of the economy, including economic growth, inflation, and unemployment.

  3. Econometrics: This field focuses on the application of statistical and mathematical methods to economic data, with the aim of testing economic theories and making predictions.

  4. Development Economics: This field focuses on the economics of developing countries, including issues such as poverty, inequality, and economic growth.

  5. International Economics: This field focuses on the economic interactions between countries, including trade, finance, and globalization.

 

Career opportunities for graduates with an M.A. in Economics include:

  1. Financial Analysis: Graduates can pursue careers in banking, investment management, and financial analysis, where they apply economic theory and quantitative methods to analyze financial data.

  2. Consulting: Graduates can work in management consulting firms, providing economic analysis and advice to businesses and organizations.

  3. Government: Graduates can work in government agencies, including the Federal Reserve, the Treasury Department, and international organizations, where they use economic analysis to inform policy decisions.

  4. Academia: Graduates can pursue careers in academia, conducting research and teaching economics at universities and research institutions.

  5. Non-Profit and Non-Governmental Organizations: Graduates can work in non-profit and non-governmental organizations, applying economic analysis to address social and economic issues such as poverty, education, and health.

Eligibility

Bachelor’s degree in any stream from any recognized university with minimum 50% marks in it.

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