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MA in Economics


The programme intends to prepare students for a successful future in academia or in business, government, and related fields. The curriculum has an emphasis on creating mathematical and statistical foundations that helps students get more out of their core and elective courses. The curriculum is as rigorous as any postgraduate economics programme offered in India or elsewhere, allowing students to pursue careers as academics, consultants, and practitioners across the world. Taught by academics with Ph.D. degrees from prestigious international and Indian schools who have shown experience via research scholarship and consultation. In addition to giving students the chance to enrol in prominent programmes overseas through Alliance University's worldwide academic partners, the programme also aims to provide internship possibilities for students.


Two Years (Four Semesters)

Commence of the course

Course Duration

Mode of Study


Bachelors' degree in any discipline with 50% marks from any recognized university.

Programme Outcomes

Developing better knowledge of the key ideas in economics.

Imbibing the economic reasoning and critical thinking

Developing the ability to evaluate actual economic conduct.

Developing right articulation skills to explain economic viewpoints.

Ability to operate effectively in finance, economics, and statistics.

Access the knowledge on themes and issues related to economics from a variety of sources by using contemporary library, searching, and retrieval techniques.

Understand the career opportunities in variety of banking, economics, and statistical services.

Career Opportunities

Graduates with an MA in Economics have job options in the fields of banking, finance, the stock market, and associated management companies. After earning their MA in Economics, applicants with the necessary knowledge and abilities can find plenty of employment in the commercial and public sectors.

Some of the career opportunities for graduates with an MA in Economics are listed below:

  • Associate Researcher
  • Trade Analystg
  • Stock Broker
  • Marketing Manager
  • Branch Retail Manager
  • Bank Manager
  • Teacher / Professor
  • Data Analyst
  • Director of Operations
  • Financial Analyst
  • Digital Marketern
  • Project Manager

Course Structure

Specialization (3rd and 4th Semester): Dual Specialization

3rd Semester

  • Public Policy
  • Development Economics

4th Semester

  • Political Economy
  • Industrial Economics
  • Labour Economics
  • Public Economics
  • Environmental Economics
  • Economics of Regulation
  • Energy Economics
  • Welfare Economics
  • Economic Development and Policy in India
  • Topics in Development Economics
  • Understanding Development: A Multidisciplinary Approach
  • Trade and Development
  • Environment and Development
  • Economics of Sustainability and Development Goals (SDGs)
  • FDIs and Development
  • Economic Systems and Institutions Ethics and Economics
  • Economics of Discrimination, Political Economy of governance
  • Economics of Organisations
  • Women in Development
  • Industrial Organisation
  • Labour Economics and Industrial Relations
  • Economic Theory of the Firm
  • Economics of Innovation
  • Gig Economy
  • Labour Economics

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