MA Economics

MA Economics

Course Duration:  2 Years

Semesters: 4


Programme Outcome

  1. Advanced Understanding of Economic Theory: Students should develop a deep understanding of economic theories and concepts, including microeconomics, macroeconomics, econometrics, and specialized fields like monetary theory, international trade, labor economics, etc.
  2. Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills: Graduates should be equipped with strong analytical skills to assess economic phenomena, identify problems, and propose solutions using economic models and tools.
  3. Research Skills: MA Economics programs often emphasize research methodologies, including quantitative and qualitative techniques, data analysis, and empirical research, enabling students to conduct independent research projects and contribute to the academic discourse.
  4. Critical Thinking: Students are encouraged to think critically about economic issues, evaluate arguments, assess evidence, and develop informed opinions based on sound economic reasoning.
  5. Communication Skills: Graduates should be proficient in communicating economic ideas and findings effectively, both in written and oral forms, to various audiences, including policymakers, businesses, and the general public.
  6. Policy Analysis: Students often gain the ability to analyze economic policies, evaluate their impact, and propose policy recommendations grounded in economic theory and empirical evidence.
  7. Interdisciplinary Understanding: MA Economics programs may foster interdisciplinary perspectives by integrating insights from related fields such as sociology, political science, psychology, and environmental studies, among others.
  8. Ethical Awareness: Students are expected to develop an understanding of ethical issues in economics, including considerations of equity, sustainability, and social justice, and apply ethical principles in their analysis and decision-making.
  9. Global Perspective: Given the increasingly interconnected nature of the global economy, graduates should have a broad understanding of international economic issues, institutions, and policies.
  10. Preparation for Further Study or Career Advancement: The program aims to prepare students for various career paths, including academia, government, international organizations, research institutes, financial institutions, consulting firms, and non-profit organizations, as well as for further study at the doctoral level if desired.