MSS in Economics

Introduction

This programme is designed to give the students a broad exposure to the dynamic process of economics. The Master of Social Science (MSS) programme in Economics also emphasizes all round competence in economics. Student in this programme will have all the necessary skills for jobs in the related fields and ability to successfully complete higher studies in Economics at home and abroad. The MSS in Economics at European University of Bangladesh (EUB) is designed for the student with a research oriented mind.

The Master of Social Science (MSS) in Economics is a two year programme intended for students who want to develop economic understandings and knowledge, and to develop their skills in development and applied research. It is designed not only for those who wish to pursue careers in academia, but also outside it such as, government departs and offices, business and research organizations.

Students who have completed a four year BSS Honors in Economics programme, without any break in studies, are eligible to apply directly at the Second Year Level. Other must successfully complete the First Year Level.

The Master of Social Science (MSS) in Economics (One-Year Master)

Students who have completed a four year BSS Honors in Economics programme, without any break in studies, are eligible to apply directly at the Second Year Level. In order to be admitted to Second Year Level/ Final year level.

  1. Students who have a four year BSS(Hons) in Economics: Regular students i.e. those who have completed satisfactorily four year BSS(Hons) programme, are eligible for admission at the Second Year Level.
  2. Results: 2.5 Grade Point in all degrees.

Course Structure of the One Year MSS Programme
MSS in Economics is a 39 credit our programme. These credits are divided into Foundation, Core, Specialization and Elective courses. Foundation, Core Course is compulsory. Specialization (student has to take 2 courses form a group), Electives Courses and Research /Thesis Courses are alternative. The programme structure of the MSS in Economics is given below:

Study Area Course Code Courses Title Semester Credits Total Credits
 

 

Foundation Courses

ECO: 513 Microeconomics Theory 1st 3  

 

12

 

ECO: 514 Macroeconomics Theory 1st 3
ECO: 515 Mathematical Economics 1st 3
ECO: 516 Statistical Methods for Economics 1st 3
 

Core Courses

ECO: 517 Research Methodology 2nd 3  

9

 

ECO: 518 Microeconomics Theory-II 2nd 3
ECO: 519 Macroeconomics Theory-II 2nd 3
 

 

 

Specialization

Courses

 

 

 

A. International

Economics

ECO: 520

 

International Trade 2nd 3  

 

 

6

 

 

 

ECO: 521 International Finance 2nd 3
 

B. Development

Economics

 

ECO: 522

 

Development Economics 2nd 3
ECO: 523 Development Partner and Economic Order 2nd 3
 

C. Financial

Economics

ECO: 524 Business and Finance 2nd 3
ECO: 525 Money and Banking 2nd 3
D. Econometrics ECO: 526 Advanced  Econometrics-I 2nd 3
ECO: 527 Advanced Econometrics-II 2nd 3
 

 

 

Elective Courses

ECO: 528 International Trade Policy 2nd 3  

 

 

 

6

 

ECO: 529 Monetary Economics 2nd 3
ECO: 530 Contemporary Economic Ideas 2nd 3
ECO: 531 Bangladesh Economy 2nd 3
ECO: 532 Globalization, Regionalism and International Financial organization 2nd 3
ECO: 533 Public Policy Analysis 2nd 3
 

Research and Thesis

ECO: 534 Thesis /Research Based Term Paper 3rd 6  

6

 

 

 

Grand Total=

 

39 Credits

To obtain MS (Two Year) in Economics degree students will have to complete 75 credit hours. The duration of program is 2 (Two) year. The total semester of the programme is 6 (Six). The medium of instruction of programme is English. The programme design is shown in the below:

Year Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3 Total
Credit Hours Credit Hours Credit Hours Credit Hours
1 12 18 6 Total=39

To get MS in Economics degree a student must obtain a CGPA 3.00 and above. If any student fails in any course he/she will get the opportunity to improve the grade by retaking the examination in the subsequent semester.

Courses Name

Credit

Duration

Tuition Fee

Tuition Fees

Others

Total

Semesters

Per Credit

Total

Total

Fees

BSS (Hons. in Economics)

141

12

1,519.00

2,14,179.00

1,02,000.00

3,16,179.00

MSS in Economics (2 year)

69

6

1,311.00

90,459.00

56,000.00

1,46,459.00

MSS in Economics (1 year)

36

3

1,600.00

57,600.00

34,000.00

91,600.00

MGDS (1 year)

39

3

1,453.00

56,667.00

34,000.00

90,667.00