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KEEPING WITH THE MOTTO OF ‘EDUCATION FOR THE REAL WORLD’, PES UNIVERSITY IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE A UNIQUE MASTER’S PROGRAMME IN APPLIED ECONOMICS. THE UNIVERSITY IS COMMITTED TO PROVIDE WORLD CLASS EDUCATION AND INSPIRE STUDENTS TO REALIZE THEIR POTENTIALS. THIS PROGRAMME IS A STEP TOWARDS ACHIEVING EXCELLENCE IN ECONOMICS AND DEVELOPMENT STUDIES BY PREPARING STUDENTS TO MAKE A MARK IN THE GLOBAL COMPETITION AMONG CAREER ECONOMISTS.
This programme is initiated under the continuous guidance of a former Director of an internationally reputed research institution in economics and social sciences. Keeping in view the evolving economic environment and India’s increasing integration with global economy, the M.Sc. Applied Economics course is designed with emphasis on emerging national and global economic challenges. The course is a unique endeavour to prepare top class economists, whose knowledge and skills can find wide applications for policy making in government sectors and strategizing business management.
This programme is tailored keeping in view the global demand for economists from private and public sector. The programme will equip students in advanced research work and trained professional economists to suit the demand. The curriculum is designed to prepare the student to undertake analysis of economic issues using the latest methodologies. The course is structured to constantly upgrade the knowledge of economic events in the world through continuous interactions and enhance their analytical strengths. The programme is spread over four semesters with 16 compulsory papers (64 credits) and 4 specialization papers (16 credits) besides 4 audit courses. Each Semester will have a specialization, audit course.
First year of the course focuses on in-depth understanding of Micro Economics, Macro Economics, Basics of Econometrics & Mathematical Economics, International Trade Theories & Empirics, Development Economics and India’s Development experience. This will also be supported with two specialisation papers. Second year of the course will equip the students with Advanced Econometrics, Public Economics, Monetary Economics, Game Theory Applications, Optimisation, Forecasting, Industrial Economics and Research Methodology. The final semester of the course will have a dissertation carrying 20 credits with guidance from expert faculty.
Centre for Development Studies @PES
PES University has achieved many a mile-stones in Science, Engineering and Technology and now moving towards setting excellence in Development Studies. PES University, located in Bangalore- India, is one of the country’s leading teaching and research universities. Our students graduate with the ability to adapt to an intellectually and technologically changing environment. Over the years, we have accomplished this with the participative efforts of the management, staff, students and parents. The Centre for Development Studies was established recently and M.Sc. Applied Economics is the first programme offered by the centre.
The Centre for Development Studies is established by PES University, where the course is located. PES University is known for providing opportunities in learning and CDS will continue the research in the area of development through an interdisciplinary approach.
Students who have completed graduation (BA; BSc (Physics, Mathematics, Environmental Sciences); B Com, B Stat; BE, B Tech) with First division are eligible to apply. Admissions will be through entrance examination. Visit www.pes.edu/PESAT to apply online and book examination slot.
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