MS/MPhil in Economics (MS/MPhil Econ) | GIFT University

MS/MPhil in Economics (MS/MPhil Econ)

Career Prospects:

Two-year MPhil program is an advance level Masters in Economics by Research degree gives an excellent starting point for PhD with similar skill set. This degree is an achievement and an importance piece of research in its own right. It creates knowledge and leads to the development of methods and testing the robustness of existing theories. After completion best career is to go for PhD. Mostly students, obtain a PhD position in different university at the Faculty of Economics/ Business or at one of the other participating faculties. However, this is not the only way, and graduates with MS/MPhil degree can track their professions as researcher, analysts and an academicians. These higher level degrees provide an excellent foundation for those, planning careers in consultancy or policy advice.

 

Program Description:

To enhance the analytical skills and economic reasoning, in line with market needs, MPhil Economics program is being offered under the faculty of Business & Commerce of GIFT University, Gujranwala. This degree will provide the support to the industrial sector and the community through original research in wide verity of areas, along with the high quality education in field of economics and econometrics. First year of this degree program will provide rigorous training of four elective economic courses along with the core area of microeconomics, macroeconomics, econometrics and research. Student will write a dissertation on real life problems or varying industrial issues in the second year of MPhil Program.

 

Program Objectives:

The main objectives of these degrees are

  • to provide an integrated knowledge of theory and practical in advance fields of Economics
  • to provide advanced and specialized study in Economics for further learning and research
  • to prepare the students for critical analysis of the current issues and enable them for further discussion
  • to provide a bridge for students willing to study Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • to prepare experts in the field of economics capable of resolving different challenges in all fields of life
 

Program Features:

The program provides:

  • Updated and advanced understanding in the field of microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics
  • refined research skills to analyze real world economic, business and humanities issues and controversies
  • the abilities to pursue doctoral program in Economics with 18 year of economics back ground
  • job opportunities in variety of markets like academia, financial and banking sector, planning & development agencies, government organizations & departments, industries, NGOs, research organizations, etc.

Minimum Eligibility Criteria:

Completed 16 years of relevant degree, recognized by higher education commission, Pakistan. However, the students waiting for results may be granted a provisional admission but they have to provide the final transcript and the degrees before appearing in the final exams of first semester.

Passed the previous degree with a cumulative GPA score of 2.5/4.0 (under a semester system) or a second class Master’s degree (earned under annual system).

Passed the GAT-General, conducted by NTS at the time of admission and must be valid. However, a provisional admission can be granted which will be confirmed by the university after the candidate passes GAT-General test conducted by NTS. Alternatively, candidates have to pass MS /MPhil GIFT University admission test with 50% marks.

   

Program Structure MPhil Economics

Structure

No of Courses

Cr Hrs

Program Core

4

12

Elective

4

12

Thesis

 

6

Total

8

30

 

 

Program Structure MS Economics

Structure

No of Courses

Cr Hrs

Program Core

4

12

Elective

6

18

Total

10

30

 

Minimum Eligibility:

 

Completed 16 years of relevant degree, recognized by higher education commission, Pakistan. However, the students waiting for results may be granted a provisional admission but they have to provide the final transcript and the degrees before appearing in the final exams of first semester.

Passed the previous degree with a cumulative GPA score of 2.5/4.0 (under a semester system) or a second class Master’s degree (earned under annual system).

Passed the GAT-General, conducted by NTS at the time of admission and must be valid. However, a provisional admission can be granted which will be confirmed by the university after the candidate passes GAT-General test conducted by NTS. Alternatively, candidates have to pass MS /MPhil GIFT University admission test with 50% marks.

Enquiries

The Admission Office at GIFT University deals with the enquiries concerning admissions. The prospective candidates are advised to consult this office during working hours of the University.

 

General Criteria to Apply

  • The candidate fulfills the eligibility conditions of the program.
  • The candidate must have earned the eligibility qualification from a recognized educational institution.
  • Good proficiency in English language.
  • The candidate has not been debarred on disciplinary grounds during his earlier educational career.

Admission Application

  • Applications for admissions are invited through advertisement in the media. The prospective candidates are advised to obtain the University Prospectus, Application Form and Admission Schedule from the Admissions Office. They may make queries to the officer on duty for further information.
  • Admission Application should be submitted together with all required documents within the prescribed time limit in the Student Affairs Centre Admissions Office.
  • Online Applicants can apply just by filling the required fields of Online Application Form. Their documents will be verified at the day of admissions test and interview.
  • After admission test and interview, the Admission Committee will advise the successful candidates to deposit fee and other dues in the Accounts Office within the specified time limit.
  • On payment of fee and dues, the Accounts Office will issue the Registration Number to the candidate. at least two days prior to the commencement of the semester.
Duration (Years) 2
No. of Regular Semesters 4
Credit Hour Fee 8,500
Total Credit Hour 30
Total Program Fee 298500**
Semester Fee 76,500
Registration 6,500
Total Semester Fee 83000
1st Semester Credit Hours 9

 

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