M.A. Economics or Master of Arts in Economics

This Institution is recognized by the Govt. of Karnataka, Affiliated to Bangalore University, Approved by AICTE- NEW DELHI and recognized by UGC under 2(F)

Program Overview

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 advance level. This postgraduate degree course generally covers the study of principles of economic theory, micro and macro economics, econometrics, quantitative analytical methods, applications to specific industries and public policy issues.

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Value of Master of Economics Degree

A master’s degree in Economics can help get a lot of jobs, but with coursework that can be more focused for the economically inclined, it can be a path into banking or consulting. If done while at a job it can remove the need for “Going back for the MBA.” Students mastered MA Economics in LORVEN institution have been awarded with ranks and gold medal from the University for obtaining highest marks.

JOBS: Financial risk or Investment analyst, Auditor, Economic consultant, Jobs @ Nonprofit organizations, Teaching, Government jobs and much more.

Curriculum

MA in Economics - The Master of Economics is a postgraduate master's degree in economics comprising training in economic theory, econometrics and / or applied economics.

M.A. (Economics) has the duration of two years consisting four semesters. Each academic year shall comprise two semesters starting from July-August to December and January to June. The university conducts the examination at the end of each semester. For each paper 80 marks allotted for university exam and 20 marks for internal assessment.

Semester I:

  • 1.1 Advanced Micro Economics
  • 1.2 Advanced Macro Economics
  • 1.3 Public Economic Theory & Policy
  • 1.4 Mathematical Methods for Economists
  • 1.5 Development Economics
  • 1.6 Monetary Economics

Electives:

  • 1.7.1 Agricultural Economics
  • 1.7.2 Financial institutions & Management
  • 1.7.3 Economics of Nobel Laureates
  • 1.7.4 Economics and Law

Semester II:

  • 2.1 Indian Economics
  • 2.2 International Economics
  • 2.3 Statistical Methods for Economists
  • 2.4 Advanced Managerial Economics
  • 2.5 Indian Public Finance
  • 2.6 Project Work or Elective

Electives:

  • 2.6.1 Agri-Business
  • 2.6.2 Economics of Labour
  • 2.6.3 Economics of Insurance
  • 2.6.4 Regional Economics

Semester III:

  • 2.1 Indian Economics
  • 2.2 International Economics
  • 2.3 Statistical Methods for Economists
  • 2.4 Advanced Managerial Economics
  • 2.5 Indian Public Finance
  • 2.6 Project Work or Elective

Electives:

  • 2.6.1 Agri-Business
  • 2.6.2 Economics of Labour
  • 2.6.3 Economics of Insurance
  • 2.6.4 Regional Economics

Semester IV:

  • 4.1 Advanced Computer Applications for Economics Analysis
  • 4.2 Environmental Economics
  • 4.3 Demography
  • 4.4 Economic Planning
  • 4.5 Urban Economics
  • 4.6 Project Work

Additional Master of Economics Program Information and FAQ

Other pertinent information.

  • Is it full-time/part-time? Full time
  • When are classes held? 6 days a week
  • Is class online or in-person? In person
  • Are there special requirements for students? Mentioned in “Requirements to apply bulleted out.”
  • Is there an internship/work placement program?

Master of Economics Application Process

  • Applications will be available from May 2017 onwards for the academic year AUG 2017 – JUL 2019.
  • Download the application form from the website http://lorven.college/admissions/ or collect the application form from the college directly by remitting Rs 500/-
  • Fill the application and hand it over at the college office in person or through post.
    • Note: if the application form is downloaded directly from the website then a DD worth Rs 500/- has to be attached along with the application form.
  • Selection will be based on merit.

Requirements to Apply

  • A candidate who has passed Bachelor of Arts.
  • Marks secured minimum of 40% in aggregate of all subjects and 50% in cognate (Economics) subject (45% for SC/ST candidates), is eligible for admission.