About MA Economics

The ever-changing economic, market and financial institutions shape the scope of the business world and the study of commerce equips students with the relevant skillsets to control and navigate these changes. The Faculty of Arts offers a 2 year masters degree program which aims at equipping students with the relevant specialisation competencies required to actively contribute to the growth of the commercial sector. The program is strategically designed to expose students to the contemporary trends in the global economic systems. Our curriculum is uniquely designed to provide students with the most enriching exposure to some of the vital interdisciplinary  aspects of commerce such as, accounting, finance, banking and insurance. The program is strategically designed to develop the analytical logical and interpretive skills of the students so as to understand and relate to the modern and current business practices in the nation and the world at large. The faculty of arts centres on developing and nurturing the students in the mannerisms and ethics required for the business profession, to ensure a transparent navigation of the commercial field. The program maintains a position of great significance as economists play the pivotal role of navigating and shaping the minds of the people within the society. The students receive guidance and training from an elite league of faculties and experts who nurture the students in the various industry based ways of economics. Beyond the scope of the curriculum, the program goes on to shape the interpersonal and communication skills of the students in preparation of their career in economics.


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MA EconomicsProgram Outcomes

Why Study MA Economics

From public to private financial institutions and banking systems, the up-scaling of every economy is hinged on the active participation and contribution of commercial experts. Therefore owing to this, pursuing this program will provide students with the vital skill sets and abilities which are on great economic demand. The subject is interdisciplinary with accounting and finance, thus students who get to pursue this program have a career leverage in the business sector, with prospective careers in:


An ability to understand various financial systems and to develop an apt understanding of the economic trends and practises

Financial risk analyst

An ability to work and adapt to economic dynamics and geographic landscapes while dealing with people from various industrial backgrounds.

Financial risk analyst
Data analyst

Data analyst

An ability to develop mathematical skills and accounting abilities, which are required for the effective navigation of the industry.

Financial planner

An ability to develop mathematical skills and accounting abilities, which are required for the effective navigation of the industry.

Financial planner


An ability to acquire mannerism and ethics which are essential for the field and the effective conduct of the regulations.

Duration: 2 years (Semester System)



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Eligibility Criteria

A candidate to be eligible for admission to M.A. programme should have passed in the Bachelor Degree Examination conducted by any recognized University.


Mode of Admission

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MA Economics feesFees


MA Economics

₹ 40,000/- Annually*

* Tuition Fees may vary depending on the Country/ State in which the candidate has passed their qualifying examination.

MA Economics CurriculumCurriculum

Basic Microeconomics

Research Methods

Basic Macroeconomics

Advanced Microeconomics


Advanced Macroeconomics

Indian Economy I

Quantitative Techniques I

Economic Growth and Development

Basic Public Economics

Basic Financial Economics

Advanced Financial Economics

General Elective: English


Quantitative Techniques-II

Agricultural Economics

Labor Market Economics

Regional and Urban Economics-II

Educational and Health Economics

International Economics-II

Regional and Urban Economics I

Advanced Public Economics

Political Economy

Economics Project


MA Economics Curriculum Practical Resources


Language Laboratory

The faculty of arts focuses in the overall development and one of the major skills required in this field is the ability of students to adapt to various social dynamics of the students


Computer Lab

The computer lab provides students hands on experience in various software with high speed internet access. Students get aware of the basics of computer which

MA Economics CurriculumActivities

Visit to Radio City Station

The students of Mass Communication department, Faculty of Arts, Parul University visited Radio City station, Old Padra Road, Vadodara on 27th February 2018 to get an exposure to the basics of radio broadcast and operations of a private FM with Assistant Professor Akansha Kumar and Dr. Pallavi Dubey from the Mass Communication and Sociology department respectively. We are thankful to Atik Khan, the programming director of Radio City for hosting the students and explaining them the important aspects of a radio station and RJ Jahnvi, popular Radio Jockey of Radio City who gave some important tips to students.

Workshop on “Visual Communication”

A workshop on Visual Communication for students of Mass Communication department, Faculty of Arts was conducted by Rajeet Shah and Karan Bhatt of Dreamvoxmedia on 21 st February 2018. The workshop was divided into two parts: (a) Technical: It offered students with basics of a digital single lens reflex camera and the different kinds of angle and frame size to use for a scene or picture enhancement; (b) Creative: It dealt with writing of a concept, script, climax and screenplay.

National Youth Day Celebration

On the occasion of 156th Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, Faculty of Commerce jointly with Faculty of Arts organised 'National Youth Day Celebration' on 12th January, 2019. Mr. Animesh Bhatt, a renowned TEDx Speaker graced the event as the Chief Guest.The inaugural event was attended by around 350 people comprising of participants, students, faculty members, judges etc.As a part of the celebration, competitions like Elocution, Quiz (on the theme of Swami Vivekananda) and Debate were organised for the students.The theme of the event 'Arise, Awake and don't stop until the goal is reached' was indeed justified by the young participants and made it a successful event.

Expert Session by Mr. Parvez Shaikh, CEO, Purple Crayon Advertising

An expert Session was organized under the Entrepreneurship Development Cell and Department of Mass Communication & Journalism, the session focused on how to be an entrepreneur and having your own advertising agency. It was a very interactive, fun and informative session by Mr. Parvez Shaikh, the CEO of Purple Crayon Advertising. The students were absorbed in his presentation about his passion of being an entrepreneur. The session focused on what it takes to be an entrepreneur, difference between entrepreneurship and start-ups, necessities and challenges faced, what success would mean and making a mark in the advertising industry.

Expert Lecture on Importance of foreign language- French and Enriching Student’s Vocabulary

On the 27th March 2017, an expert talk was held for French Language for Arts, B.Com, and M.Com students. The expert talk was very well organized by Faculty of Arts. Ms. Parul Talegaonkar gave a wonderful and very motivating session for an hour. Ms. Parul began with introduction that took a few minutes. She mentioned what we will be learning throughout the lecture and undoubtly was able to keep her word.