DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS
Master of Science (MSc) in Economics
This specialist program will give you the foundation to pursue a career as a professional economist in the private or public sector or to proceed to a PhD in Pakistan or overseas. The core units, with their strong focus on economic theory, data and events, will give you a strong competitive edge in the areas of economic analysis and policy work. The Islamia College University Peshawar offers one of the highest-rating and largest economics programs in the region, so it’s is expected that many of our graduates will go on to hold senior positions in various educational institutions and other policy-related departments across the federal and state governments. It is also expected that our graduates will also take on leading roles in the corporate world and key positions in the not-for-profit sector; as well as in international financial agencies, markets and institutions. You can join them. Some of the units of study you can study in this degree include: Environmental Economics, Economics of the Labour Market, Applied Business Forecasting, and International Money and Finance.
Duration: 2 – Year
Scheme of Studies
Course Credit hrs.
ECON 501 Advanced Microeconomics 4
ECON 505 Advanced Macroeconomics 4
ECON 503 Optional (Economics) 3
ECON 507 Optional (Economics) 3
ECON 502 Advanced Econometrics 4
ECON 506 Issues in Pakistan Economy 4
ECON 504 Optional (Economics) 3
ECON 508 Optional (Economics) 3
Credit hours of MS course work 27
Semester-III:Econ. 509 MS Dissertation / Thesis 09
Total credit hours of MS program 36
List of MS Optional Courses
All optional courses are of three credits each.