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Master of Arts- Economics

Master of Arts- Economics

Sharda School of Business Studies (SBS)

  • Programme Code

    SBS0141

  • Level

    Post Graduate

  • Duration

    2 Years

About the Programme

Masters of Arts in Economics or M.A. (Economics) is a two-year post-graduate programme provides an in-depth insight of finance and management sectors and develops the skills of a student so that they are able to face any challenge in the industry. The programme teaches the latest principles of economic theory through practical learning to students with the help of various internship programmes, workshops, seminars etc. 
The curriculum of this programme has been devised with the latest research in mind and draws on some of the most intriguing research fields and generally includes the study of principles of economic theory, micro and macroeconomics, financial systems, International economics etc. 
It provides students not only the opportunity to be trained by highly qualified economists but also gives them the opportunity to leverage and expand their networks so that they can shape their careers, whether it be in the academically or beyond.

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

  • PEO1- have leadership capacity to take decisive action by analyzing economic ideas, policies, actions and events critically and objectively
  • PEO2- have professional competence to contribute to industry, government and society under the dynamic and complex national and global economic environment
  • PEO3- have national and global ethical standards in professional life
  • PEO4- have strong academic foundation in economic theory and its application that can assist in vertical professional mobility

Program Outcomes

  • PO1-  explain and communicate various aspects of sustainable economic development and the implications on business, society, national and global economy
  • PO2-  demonstrate higher level understanding and analytical thinking by using their knowledge of economic concepts and analytical tools
  • PO3-  appraise the role of policies, institutions, groups, sectors, regions and sub-regions within the country and at the global level
  • PO4-  apply data analytical tools and the quantitative & qualitative methods in solving socio-economic and contemporary business issues
  • PO5-  assess the global and local socio-economic, business, and policy issues with competence
  • PO6-  apply the knowledge of economics in socio-economic and business problem- solving and relate to academia and industry with the urge for continuous learning

Program Specific Outcomes

  • PSO1: Demonstrate competence to express and engage in a decent career opportunity in the field of business, economics, and policy analysis
  • PSO2: Use quantitative & qualitative analytical tools and techniques along with the knowledge of economics in socio-economic and business problem solving
  • PSO3: Analyze important national, sub-national, regional, rural, urban, and sectoral economic aspects with competence
  • PSO4: Evaluate international economic issues, ideas, opinions, actions and events meaningfully

This course is for individuals who...

Any individual who is curious to know about the world economy and how finances in economies grow should opt for this programme — anyone with critical thinking skills and the ability to analyse the ups and downs of the financial market is an ideal fit for this programme.
 

Students who are looking for...

looking for a challenging career where they are actively contributing to the country's economic development and growth by using innovative techniques and policies. Anyone looking for a variety of careers where they can utilise their interpretational and analytical ability should opt for this programme.

Course Fee
For National Students
1st Year 116699 2nd Year 120200
For International Students
Fee Per Semester Fee Per Year
1400 2700
Programme Structure

S.

No.

SubjectCode

 

Subjects

TeachingLoad

Credits

L

T

P

  1.  

THEORY SUBJECTS

  1.  

MAN101

Microeconomic Theory 

5

1

0

6

  1.  

MAN102

Macroeconomic Theory

5

1

0

6

  1.  

MAN103

Mathematics and Statistics for Economics

5

1

0

6

  1.  

MAN104

Econometrics

5

1

0

6

  1.  

RBL001

RBL1

0

0

0

0

Practical/Viva-Voce/Jury

  1.  

MAP103

Computer Application in Economics

0

2

4

4

 

 

TOTALCREDITS

 

28

S.

No.

SubjectCode

 

Subjects

TeachingLoad

Credits

L

T

P

 

THEORY SUBJECTS

  1.  

MAN105

Economic Growth and Development

5

1

0

6

  1.  

CCU108

Community Connect

0

0

0

0

  1.  

RBL002

RBL 2

0

0

0

0

Specialization I

  1.  

MAN106

Agriculture Economics

5

1

0

6

  1.  

MAN107

Agricultural Policy

5

1

0

6

  1.  

MAN108/ MAN109

Agricultural Marketing / Agriculture Finance

5

1

0

6

Specialization II

  1.  

MAN110

Financial Economics

5

1

0

6

  1.  

MAN111

Financial Modeling

5

1

0

6

  1.  

MAN112/ MAN113

Financial Risk Management/ Corporate Finance

5

1

0

6

 

 

TOTALCREDITS

 

24

S.

No.

SubjectCode

 

Subjects

TeachingLoad

Credits

L

T

P

 

THEORY SUBJECTS

  1.  

MAA 201

INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS

4

0

0

4

  1.  

MAA 202

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS

4

0

0

4

  1.  

MAA 203

ECONOMICS OF EDUCATION

4

0

0

4

  1.  

MAA 205

RESEARCH METHODS

4

0

0

4

  1.  

DSM001

ENERGY ECONOMICS AND POLICY

3

0

0

3

  1.  

DSM002

PANEL DATA ECONOMETRICS

 

3

0

0

3

  •  
  1.  

MAP 201

Internship

0

0

8

4

 

 

TOTALCREDITS

 

26

S.

No.

SubjectCode

 

Subjects

TeachingLoad

Credits

L

T

P

 

THEORY SUBJECTS

  1.  

MAA207

HealthEconomics and

Policy

4

0

0

4

  1.  

MAA206

UrbanEconomics

4

0

0

4

  1.  

DSM013

MonetaryPolicy,Institutions

& Theory

3

0

0

3

  1.  

DSM018

IndiaintheGlobalEconomy

3

0

0

3

  •  
  1.  

MAP202

Dissertation

0

0

8

4

 

 

TOTALCREDITS

 

18

Eligibility Criteria
For National Students
  • Graduation with minimum 50% marks in Economics/Statistics/Mathematics/Commerce/Accounts as a subject
For International Students The eligibility criterion for all programs for international applicants is minimum 50% in the qualifying examination and having studied the pre-requisite subjects for admission in to the desired program.
Career path you can choose after the course
  • Operations Officer
  • Analyst-broking
  • Credit officer
  • Cash Officer
  • Accountant
  • Finance Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Financial Analyst
  • Company Law Assistant
  • Finance Manager
  • Account Executive 
  • Corporate Analyst 
  • Investment Analyst
  • Risk Analyst 
  • Investment Banker
     
  • YES Bank
  • Canara Bank
  • Bank of India
  • Snapdeal
  • SBI
  • Punjab National Bank
  • ICICI Bank
  • Citibank
  • HDFC
  • Pricewaterhouse Cooper
  • RBS
  • Deloitte
  • IndusInd Bank
  • KPMG
  • Ernest & Young
  • Hindustan Unilever Ltd.
  • Nestle India
  • Cadbury India
  • Asian Paints India

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