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Program Details

Faculty : School of Graduate Studies

Program Name : Master of Arts Degree in Economics / Applied Economics

BGCSE Points(or similar) :


Type : Graduate

No. of Semesters : 4

Description :

 Subject to the provisions of General Regulations for Master's Degrees, the following Special Regulations shall apply to the MA (Economics) and MA (Applied Economics) Degree Programmes.

Courses involved :

Semester 1

Core Courses

  ADVANCED MICROECONOMICI Credits : 3
  ADVANCED MACROECONOMICSI Credits : 3
  POLICY ANALYSIS Credits : 3

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 1.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 1.

Semester 2

Core Courses

  ADVANCED ECONOMETRICS Credits : 3
  ADVANCED MACROECONOMICS II Credits : 3
  ADVANCED MICROECONOMICS II Credits : 3

Optional Courses

  RESEARCH METHODS Credits : 3

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 2.

Semester 3

Core Courses

  DISSERTATION PROPOSAL Credits : 9

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 3.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 3.

Semester 4

Core Courses

  DISSERTATION PROPOSAL Credits : 9
  DISSERTATION (ECONOMICS) Credits : 12

Optional Courses

  DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS Credits : 3
  PLANNING AND PROJECT APPRAISAL Credits : 3
  INTERNATIONAL TRADE THEORY AND POLICY Credits : 3
  INTERNATIONAL FINANCE Credits : 3
  AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS Credits : 3
  RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS Credits : 3
  LABOUR ECONOMICS Credits : 3
  FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS AND MARKETS Credits : 3
  CORPORATE FINANCE Credits : 3
  ECONOMICS OF PUBLIC ENTERPRISES Credits : 3
  MONETARY THEORY AND POLICY Credits : 3
  INDUSTRIAL ECONOMICS Credits : 3
  PUBLIC FINANCE Credits : 3
  ECONOMIC THEORY AND INSTITUTIONS Credits : 3
  HEALTH ECONOMICS Credits : 3
  MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS Credits : 3

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 4.
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