MA Economics


The MA Economics Programme is structured to enable the learners to effectively apply their knowledge and skills to various economic matters .The programme focuses on quantitative and theoretical methods of economics that will help the learner deal with economic problems systematically. The diverse set of courses offered within the programme holds the learner through current economic issues and also helps the learner to think about methods to be adopted to resolve them. After the completion of the programme the learner will be well equipped to analyse economic issues in a professional manner. The programme is organised on semester basis and the programme has 4 semesters spread over 2 years and they need to complete all the required courses for a total of 72 credits. However the learners can earn additional credit of 8 credit on successful completion of 2 courses under the Cross Border Discipline over and above the approved courses for the admitted Programme. The learner has to complete 12 Discipline Core (DC) courses over four semesters within two years of study. In addition, the learner will complete three Discipline Specific Elective (DE) courses and two Ability Enhancement Compulsory Courses (AE) which are Discipline Specific (DS) and Institution Specific (IS). In addition, two courses are Skill Enhancement Compulsory Courses (SE)/Internship (IN) and the course of Dissertation/Project Work (DP). The learners are allowed to presume two courses of study in any two disciplines as Cross Border Discipline Courses (CB), if they desire so, in addition to the lawful and required creditors.