Program Objectives

MS in Economics is designed to provide a solid background in theory, quantitative methods, and applications appropriate to the needs of economists involved in private and public sectors policy planning, analysis, and forecasting. IMSciences offers a full-time one and a half year MS in Economics. Emphasis is placed on sound training in economic theory, the acquisition of analytical and research skills, and development of a broad knowledge of macro and microeconomics problems. Being a research oriented degree, it provides an opportunity to the successful students to extend their MS dissertation to the PhD level.

Eligibility for Admission

16 years of education in the relevant disciplines such as BSc/BS Economics with a 2.70 CGPA or MSc Economics, MSc Applied Economics with a 2.70 CGPA (with a minimum of 130 credit hours in Bachelors and 60 credit hours in the Master program) or 60% aggregate marks in annual system from any HEC recognized university/institute.
Qualifying the ETS-GRE general test/ NTS-GAT General/Institute’s own test or any other test required by the HEC with 50% marks and interview is mandatory for admission.
The Hafiz Quran shall be given a special credit of 20 marks.

Degree Requirements

A student admitted to the MS Economics program will be required to complete 24 credit hours of course work along with a minimum of 6 credit hours of research work/thesis

Scheme of Courses

No. of Semester 03
Course work 24 Credit Hours
Thesis 06 Credit Hours
Total Credit Hours 30 Credit Hours

Semester Wise Breakup of Courses

Semester 1
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ECON 711 Advanced Micro Economics I
ECON 712 Advanced Macro Economics I 3
ECON 713 Mathematical Statistics & Linear Algebra 3
ECON 714 Economic Research Methods 3
Semester 2
Course Code Course Title
Credit Hours
ECON 721 Advanced Micro Economics II 3
ECON 722 Advanced Macro Economics II 3
ECON 723 Applied Econometric Methods 3
ECON Elective I 3
Semester 3
ECON 731 Research Dissertation 6