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Master of Arts – Economics

The Master of Arts (MA) in Economics is a postgraduate course that prepares candidates for the world of accounts, retail, sales, finance and tax in the public, business or industrial sector. Candidates are trained to analyze the everyday trends of the financial market, pursue independent research, use complex statistical data, contribute to social issues and specialize in qualitative and quantitative research methods. Theoretical knowledge, technical skills to perform high quality analysis and exposure to the institutional, developmental and ecological aspects of the economy are highlighted during the course. Candidates who are curious about the world’s economy and about how the finances in an economy increase and grow will find this course interesting. The course includes principles of economic theory, micro- and macroeconomics, comparative economic systems, money and banking systems, international economics and quantitative analytical methods and their applications. Skills like research, presentation, analytical thinking, critical analysis and leadership are enhanced through this course.

DURATION

2 years

RECOGNITION AND ACCREDITION

  • Government of Karnataka
  • UGC Approved
  • NAAC Accredited

AFFILIATION

  • Bangalore University
  • Deemed University

ACADEMIC SYSTEM

Semester System

ENTRANCE EXAMINATIONS

  • State-specific Entrance Examinations
  • University-specific Entrance Examinations

ENTRANCE EXAMINATION PATTERN

Syllabus:

  • English Language
  • Numerical Ability
  • Logical Reasoning
  • General Knowledge
  • MCQs

FEE STRUCTURE

  • Merit: Between Rs. 60000 to 1 Lakh
  • Management: Between Rs. 1.5 Lakhs to 2.5 Lakhs

SALARY RANGE

Between Rs. 5 Lakhs to 15 Lakhs p.a.

CAREER AREAS

  • Colleges
  • Corporate Companies
  • Banks
  • Consultation Firms
  • Stock Analysis/Trading Companies
  • Software Companies
  • Import/Export Companies
  • Agriculture Companies
  • Digital Marketing Firms

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Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum 50% marks in Bachelor’s degree in any stream from a recognized education board
  • Minimum 45% marks in Bachelor’s degree in any stream from a recognized education board for Reserved Category
  • Qualifying examinations

Admission Procedure

  • Merit – Candidates are selected based on selection criteria of the particular college applied
  • Management – Candidates who wish to apply for Management seats can go for Direct Admission

Career Prospects

Possible Career Opportunities:

  • Teacher and Lecturer
  • Economist
  • Data Analyst
  • Equity Analyst
  • Financial Planner
  • Accountant
  • Research Associate
  • Business Analyst
  • Money Manager
  • Corporate Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • Investments Analyst
  • Market Analysts
  • Investment Banker
  • Marketing Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Finance Consultant
  • Securities Analyst
  • Accountant
  • Financial Advisor

 

Higher Studies

Candidates can pursue higher studies after course completion:

  • MPhil
  • MBA – International Finance
  • PhD – Economics

 

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