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Master the art of using complex models & theories, and acquire highly sought-after technical skills in data analysis.
Our B.A. in Economics with Data Science is designed to produce graduates trained in the application of knowledge in economics to real-life economic, financial, ethical and analytical problems encountered in the economy. The course will enable you to effectively apply the acquired knowledge and skills to situations of economic, institutional and policy making both in governance and industry. This unique course offers the opportunity of studying the traditional curriculum in economics alongside advanced data analytics and data science methods.
The B.A. in Economics with Data Science has a rigorous focus on quantitative techniques and research methods which will orient the students in dealing with economic problems with a practical and analytical approach. The comprehensive and wide scope of the course ensures you receive an extensive experience of the current issues and crisis of the world especially that of emerging economies.
Our 3-Year B.A. in Economics with Data Science program, offers the opportunity to extend your studies by one year and graduate with an Honours degree. In the fourth year of the B.A (Hons.) in Economics with Data Science, we offer our students the following three distinct options to choose from, each designed to elevate their academic and professional capabilities:
This allows students to specialise in a specific area of business management, thereby enhancing their proficiency in the chosen field.
This option is for those who have demonstrated academic excellence and secured a minimum of 75% marks in the first six semesters. It enables students to hone their critical and analytical skills by undertaking a dissertation project under the expert guidance and mentorship of our accomplished faculty.
This provides students with a unique opportunity to apply their theoretical knowledge in real-world situations, thereby enhancing their employability skills as per NEP 2020. This program provides on-site experiential learning opportunities and exposure to industry practices, which is an invaluable addition to your academic and professional journey.
The first year focuses on courses including introductory microeconomics and macroeconomics, statistical techniques for economics and mathematical techniques for economics. The second year comprises intermediate microeconomics and macroeconomics, introductory econometrics, Indian Economy, public economics and development economics. In the third year, students have the option to pursue electives apart from an intensive focus on Applied Econometrics and Financial Economics. Students will also have the opportunity to take part in a 6-month internship in the last semester with major financial institutions and government organisations.
Note: Non-credit courses are also offered other than curriculum like community service, Literacy Initiatives, Short term Internships, Summer School, Exchange Programs with International Exposure as a means of providing experiential learning and enhancing the knowledge of the students.
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Please note that we also accept Pearson Test Score and SAT Score for admission.
Our B.A. in Economics with Data Science students may look forward to a progressive and gratifying career as, but not limited to:
In order to pursue B.A. in Economics with Data Science, the students can start their application by:
B.A. in Economics with Data Science aims at developing among students a sound theoretical understanding of the subject along with practical applications. You will learn economics theories and how to contrast these theories in real life, using data analytic and data science techniques. The program will equip you with a rare combination of advanced skills in data analysis, including big data, and training in economics which will in turn make you highly employable in a range of fields, including finance and the government data service.
Wide in its scope and application, studying economics today opens up several possibilities for the future. In this course, you will graduate with a unique combination of advanced skills in data analysis, including big data, and training in economics which opens up a wide range of career avenues for you. For instance, graduates typically will be suited for the Investment Banks, Asset Management Firms, Management Consultancy Firms, Banking & Financial Services, Trading Desks, Tax & Advisory Firms, Economic Consultancy Firms, Policy Think Tanks. Our Economics with Data Science graduates go on to explore diverse job profiles such as, Investment Analyst, Investment Administrator, Economist, Economic Researcher, Sales Analyst, Financial Service Manager, Securities Analyst Trainee, Cost Estimator, Customer Profit Analyst, Portfolio Manager, Foreign Trade Analyst, Market Research Analyst, Data Analyst, and Data Scientist.
It is very interesting to note that according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), data science jobs are among the fastest growing occupations. The BLS predicts that career opportunities for data and mathematical scientists will grow by 33% through 2030. The BLS projects this in part because, as skills related to big data increase or become more specialised, new or more advanced job opportunities are likely to develop.
Data science is a dynamic and continually evolving field. The vast knowledge and many skills related to data science mean that professionals in this field have a variety of job options and can work in a range of industries, such as health care, technology or marketing. Professionals in data science have a vast array of choices when it comes to finding a job that fits their interests and abilities.