Master of Arts in Economics

Duration: 2 years (four semesters)

Eligibility: Preferably BA in Economics; an applicant with any other Bachelor’s degree will have to take bridge courses in statistics, mathematics, and economics

About the Course

The MA Economics degree offers a strong theoretical and quantitative background in the principles of economics and aims to produce professional economists for the government, non-government, and corporate sectors as well as for careers in academia and research institutions. The curriculum is designed to enable the students to independently analyse economic issues using the various methodologies, analytical frameworks, and the latest economic events.

Course of study

The course is designed to bridge the gap between theory and practice ensuring optimum learning by the students.

  • Theoretical knowledge: lectures, demonstration, group discussions, guest lectures, assignments, case studies, lab work, article/book reviews and debates.
  • Practical skills: surveys, role plays, field visits, internship, workshops, seminars, quality circles, project works, case study development, presentations, industrial visits, and other experiential activities.

Career prospects

  • Government sector
  • Non-government and corporate sector
  • Academia
  • Research institutions
  • Management consultant
  • Financial consultant
  • Statistician
  • Entrepreneur
  • Banking sector
  • Insurance companies
  • Agriculture
  • Civil service

This course is offered in:-

Department of Economics, Commerce & Management Studies, 
Martin Luther Christian University,
Block 1, Dongktieh, Nongrah, Shillong 793006,