Economics, M.A. | Bharathiar University | Coimbatore, India
24 months
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375 USD/year
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About

Upon graduating the Economics MA programme offered at Bharathiar University you will be able to provide indepth understanding of theories and models used in the subject of economics and also to expose the students on practical aspects of the same theory.

Overview

The erstwhile Autonomous Post-Graduate Centre of the University of Madras functioning in Coimbatore since 1973, was inducted with the Department of Economics during 1976-77. Subsequently, this formed one of the nine academic departments with which the Bharathiyar University came into existence in February 1982. 

Until the academic year 1988-89, the Department was offering research programmes leading to M.Phil and Ph.D. degrees. During the academic year 1988-89, the Department started offering a hybrid Postgraduate programme in Applied Economics. 

The Master of Business Economics (M.B.E) Programme is based on the Business Management Models practiced in developed economies was introduced during the academic year 1999-2000 in the place of M.A. Applied Economics. During the academic year 2001-2002 Choice Based Credit System was introduced to all the departments in the University.

Programme Objectives

  • To equip the students on understanding of macroeconomic structure, recent trends in economics to develop a logical thinking.
  • To understand the thrust areas of research in the field of Economics to enable the students to take up empirical and policy oriented research.
  • To equip the students with managerial and entrepreneurial skills for self
  • employment.
  • To prepare the students to have exposure on examinations for administrative positions and specialized research.

Course Objectives:

  • To gain sound knowledge in basic Economic theories, concepts and models.
  • To gain sound knowledge to apply economic theories and models to execute managerial functions.
  • To enable students to obtain managerial problems solving skills.

Course Outcomes

On the successful completion of the Economics MA programme offered at Bharathiar University, the students will be able to:

  • Understand the factors that affect firm‟s pricing decision
  • Relates the basic economic theory and principles to current microeconomic issues and evaluate related public policy.
  • Know how individuals and firms interact within markets, when markets fail, and how government policy may improve outcomes for society.
  • Develop students‟ abilities to construct and sustain an argument using the phrases and concepts that economists use in their deliberations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Micro Economic Analysis 
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Indian Economy
  • Environmental Economics
  • Behavioural Economics 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

90 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Pass in B.A. Economics / Econometrics / Statistics / Mathematics / Business Economics / Commerce / Management as one of the papers is eligible.
  • Registration fee of Rs.400/- for each application should be paid through Net Banking/Debit/Credit cards/ NEFT.
  • Registration for SC/ST candidates is Rs.200/- for each application ( Photo copy of the Community certificate be enclosed)
  • The Online application form shall be completed in all aspects.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    375 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 750 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National tuition fee: INR 2640/semester 

Living costs for Coimbatore

18295 - 24970 INR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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