Master of Arts (M.A)

Economics Integrated with Royal Economics Society, UK
Program code: 041
Course code : 4105
Course Commencement : June 2020
Eligibility

The qualification required to apply for the program is a minimum of 50% marks in the respective bachelor’s degree from a recognized university. Students who are pursuing final year bachelor’s program are also eligible to apply.

Study Campus

School of Humanities & Social Sciences
#1/1-1, Atria Towers, Palace Road
Bengaluru - 560001
P+ 91 80 46498300

Admissions Office

JGI Knowledge Campus
#44/4, District Fund Road
Jayanagar 9th Block Campus
Bangalore - 5600 69
P+ 91 80 46650127

M.A. Economics is a 2-year post graduate program at Jain (Deemed-to-be University) that enables students to develop problem solving, creative writing, and reasoning skills to formulate sound models for policy decisions. The course focuses on intense academic content that blends Mathematics, Statistics, Econometrics, and Operations Research. The scope of this subject is significant in nature with the increasing demand for economic researchers, analysts, consultants, and strategists who are well trained to understand the changing economic trends.

  • Innovative and Learning Practice

    Jain (Deemed-to-be University) places importance on quality and value when it comes to academics and is committed to providing students with knowledge and skills that are in demand, besides opening opportunities to learn wide variety of new concepts and skills.

  • Supportive Environment (Infrastructure)

    Well–equipped digital classrooms, e-library, and state-of the-art-infrastructure are offered to create a unique academic ambience. Jain (Deemed-to-be University) has a multi-disciplinary approach to provide cutting edge quality education to students and enhance discipline, integrity, and the ability to think innovatively. The University aims to create future leaders, who can be the driving force in the society.

  • Career Development Opportunities

    At Jain (Deemed-to-be University), students can build academic networks through seminars, conferences, and internships that bring endless opportunities to create great career paths.

  • Further Study Guidelines

    Postgraduate programs at Jain (Deemed-to-be University) offer a strong basic foundation for further studies encouraging your passion to cater to human development as well as the changing industry and social needs.

Course Highlights
  • Well–grounded in the principles and methods of economic analysis and evaluation of economic arguments
  • Able to undertake research in their area of interest that involves a command of relevant economic theory, research methodology, statistical and econometric methods
  • Able to write and publish research paper
  • Able to present and communicate data insights / findings
I Semester
  • Micro-Economic Theory and Applications - I
  • Macro-Economic Theory and Applications - I
  • Public Economics and Finance
  • Mathematical Methods for Economic Analysis
Electives
  • Financial institutions and markets
  • Principles of marketing
II Semester
  • Micro-Economic Theory and Applications - II
  • Macro-Economic Theory and Applications - II
  • Fundamentals of Accounting
  • Statistical Methods for Economic Analysis
Electives
  • Economics of Insurance
  • Economics of Financial Services
III Semester
  • International Economics
  • Economics of Growth and Development
  • Indian Economic Policy
  • Computer Application and Management Service
Electives
  • Human resource management – Demography
IV Semester
  • International Finance
  • Research Methodology of Data Analysis
  • Banking Operations
  • Dissertation
Electives
  • Economics and Law
  • Econometrics Methods and Applications

Economic advisors are now seen as an inevitable part of any small or large scale organization such as banking, industrial sector, trade, commerce, taxation, finance, insurance, and several other areas. Holding a master’s degree in economics will lead to career opportunities in the public sector, the education sector, and the banking and finance sector, MNCs, corporates, data analysis, and administration.