M.A. (Economics)

Master of Arts in Economics

Stream Arts
Course Type Master
Duration 2 Years

M.A. Economics or Master of Arts in Economics is a postgraduate Economics Course. Economics includes a comprehensive and thorough study of Economics as a discipline at an advanced level. This postgraduate degree course generally covers the study of principles of economic theory, micro- and macroeconomics, comparative economic systems, money and banking systems, international economics, quantitative analytical methods, applications to specific industries and public policy issues, etc. M.A. (Economics) is two years duration course and the syllabus is divided into four semesters.

M.A. Economics Employment Areas

Corporate Sectors (marketing and accounts sections)

Finance, Commerce and the Banking Sectors

Economic Consulting Firms

Custom Departments

Import/Export Companies

UPSC

Agricultural Economics

M.A. Economics Job Types

Accountant

Research Associate

Business Analyst

Money Manager

Corporate Analyst

Financial Analyst

Investments Analyst

Market Analysts

Investment Banker

Marketing Manager

Operations Manager

Personal Finance Consultant

Securities Analyst

M.A. Economics Employment Areas

Corporate Sectors (marketing and accounts sections)

Finance, Commerce and the Banking Sectors

Economic Consulting Firms

Custom Departments

Import/Export Companies

UPSC

Agricultural Economics

M.A. Economics Job Types

Accountant

Research Associate

Business Analyst

Money Manager

Corporate Analyst

The basic eligibility criterion for pursuing M.A. (Economics) degree is having graduation degree in any stream.

However, many of the reputed universities demand graduation degree with Honours in Economics or Economics as one of the subjects studied in graduation from any of the recognised university/college of the country for admission to M.A. (Economics) degree course.

Some of the very reputed universities and institutes demand a minimum of 45-50% marks in graduation as qualifying criteria to secure admission in this course and some also conduct entrance examination to get admission to their M.A. (Economics) degree course. Selection to the degree course in these colleges is based on marks secured in the final merit i.e. total marks aggregated in the final exams of graduation and the entrance exam.