About the Program
The M.Sc. in Economics is a two-year postgraduate program having specialization tracks in applied econometrics, public policy and banking & finance. The Program aims to provide rigorous training in modern economic theories and techniques with a special emphasis on evaluating the policy issues. The graduates of M.Sc. program will gain skills required for advanced research in variety of domains in economics and will have strong grasp over collecting, collating, analyzing data and providing meaningful insights form the analysis. This is supplemented by series of courses based on advanced tools and techniques for data analysis aided by different software (s) and a dedicated yearlong master dissertation. The graduates will gain lifelong learning skills during the program such as leadership and teamwork and become industry ready with cutting edge knowledge.
Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)
PEO 01: To prepare graduates for an advanced career in the field of Economics and Economic research fulfilling the global and domestic industry requirements
PEO 02: To train the graduates with essential and advanced skills through interdisciplinary, innovative and flexible learning pedagogy
PEO 03: To inculcate values and ethics among them and prepare socially responsible graduates
PEO 04: To embed lifelong learning skills and professional traits among the graduates
Program Outcomes (POs)
At the end of the Program the students will be able to:
PO 01: Domain specific knowledge and skills/ Acquire knowledge of advanced economic theories and adequately evaluate the issues related to economy, public policy, business and society
PO 02: Problem Analysis and Critical thinking / Demonstrate an ability to construe data and information and critically examine the outcomes in relation to economic theories
PO 03: Modern IT Tools / Efficiently adopt software (s) in conducting advanced analysis of economic data and other research oriented activities
PO 04: Business and Society / Appraise the importance of economics as a discipline in context of business and society
PO 05: Environment and sustainability / Draw inferences on concerns emerging from environmental changes as implied to society at large
PO 06: Ethics / Hone ethical behavior and become sensitive towards the society
PO 07: Leadership and Team work / Improve Leadership skills via developing strong emotional aptitude and become a lifelong leaner.
PO 08: Communication: Develop verbal and non-verbal communication skills for a successful career in Research, Industry, Business and Entrepreneurship
Under Graduate degree in economics or applied economics (honours or major) from any recognised university in India or abroad with minimum 50% marks in aggregate. Adamas University conducts AUAT for M.Sc. in Economics admission. Selected candidates will be called to the campus for further admission rounds such as personal interview and group discussion.
Duration (in Year): 2
Following areas attract the graduates in Economics:
Research, Consulting, teaching, investment banking, retail banking, marketing analytics, trade houses, and firms engaged in International business with job titles as Assistant / Associate Economists, Assistant Professor, Business Analyst, Associate Consultant, Financial Analyst, Corporate Finance Associate, Financial Services Managers, Investment Analyst, and Market Research Specialist / analyst.
Internship and Placements
The Department of Economics and School of Business and Economics is supported by a Career Development Centre (CDC) of Adamas University and a dedicated committee of faculty members within the department for placement and internship related activities. The two jointly not only provides support in placements and internships for the students but also orient the students to get industry ready. The department also organize boot camps focusing on these activities time to time. Some of our prominent recruiters in recent past have been Bank of America, Reliance Jio, Kotak, Bajaj Finance, Empaxis, and many more.