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M.Sc Economics with Specialisation in Financial Economics

Equip yourself to address challenging economic problems.

  • Start date: August 5th, 2023
  • Duration: 3 Years
  • Time commitment: Full Time
  • Program fee: Rs. 2,48,000

About the Program

Chitkara Business School’s M.Sc Economics program (with Specialisation in Financial Economics) is a niche 2-year program developed to meet the increasing demand for specialists in finance and economics sought by financial institutions, companies and public sector organisations. This full-time degreeprogramlays emphasis on problem-solving skills that can be applied in a wide variety of settings and offers an invaluable start to a student’s career.

By using modern Economic analysis and quantitative empirical methods, you are equipped with the tools to analyse complex real-world problems in public policy making, as well as in private businesses and international organisations. You learn not only how to apply and use various well-known models, but also master the fundamental concepts on which they are based. You will learn how to alter, test and adapt these models in new market environments.

The Chitkara University Experience

Why Study M.Sc Economics

Top Reasons
  • Gain an international perspective
  • Global job opportunities
  • Growing demand in the market
  • Highly transferable skills
  • Acquire skills to leverage economic tools
  • Acquire numerical, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Recession proof career
  • Diverse career options
  • Ample opportunities to pursue research
Learning Outcomes
  • Apply economic principles and analysis, mathematical and quantitative methods to a range of issues, problems and policies.
  • Understand concepts, principles, theories, models and methods of modern advanced financial economics, macroeconomics, econometrics and quantitative methods.
  • Conduct research through reviewing academic literature, collecting data, and applying econometric methods.
  • Development of IT skills through using statistical and econometric packages and word processing coursework.

Curriculum

The program combines economics, finance, statistics and mathematics and imparts rigorous training in the area of financial economics. It helps you to enhance your analytical skills, which will prepare you for wide range of career opportunities and also research opportunities. Through blended learning you will study the theoretical background and work with industry on real business problems to develop the personal and professional skills you need to be a key player in this global, knowledge-based economy.

The program follows module-based teaching – each module has two subjects of two to three credits, with each credit amounting to 18 hours of study including classroom teaching projects and assignments. Designed in consultation with leading financial recruiters, the program combines a rigorous academic core with tailored practical applications.

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Eligibility

The pre-requisites to get admission in M.Sc Economics at Chitkara University are:
  • An undergraduate degree with minimum 50% marks / final year student with minimum 50% marks until last exam given
  • Qualifying Personal Interview round

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Career Opportunities

Our M.Sc Economics (with Specialisation in Financial Economics) students may look forward to a progressive and a gratifying career as, but not limited to –

  • Economist
  • Data Scientist
  • Financial Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Credit Analyst
  • Statistician
  • Researcher and Consultant
  • Stock Broker
  • Foreign Trade Analyst
  • Portfolio Manager

How to Apply

In order to pursue an M.Sc Economics, the students can start their application by –

  • Download the admission form from the Chitkara University website, or getting it from the nearest bookstore to your place.
  • Duly fill in the admission form, attaching the required certificates, and send it to the Chief Admissions Officer at Chitkara University.
  • Next, details filled out in the form and certificates attached will be verified.
  • Upon the successful completion of the verification, you will get a message from the Relationship Manager assigned to you for further assistance.

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Attending Chitkara Business School has been an incredibly enriching experience. The curriculum is challenging yet rewarding, and the professors are knowledgeable and approachable. The diverse student body has exposed me to different perspectives and ways of thinking, and the networking opportunities have been invaluable. I highly recommend Chitkara Business School to anyone looking to further their education and advance their career in the world of business and economics.

Nikhil Chopra
Batch 2023

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