I have completed my BA in economics Hons, and I m planning for a master's. However, I am confused about which courses to choose that provide good jobs?

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Nikhil Agarwal

Nikhil Agarwal

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The master in Economics is a postgraduate master's degree in economics that includes training in economic theory, econometrics, and applied economics. It is also known as an MS in Economics, MA in Economics, or MCom in Economics.

If Economics is your area of expertise and you've always wanted to study the topic overseas, You can consider these universities: 

Harvard University, United States
$ 36,000 - $ 38,000

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), United States
$ 42,000 - $ 44,000

London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), United Kingdom
$ 24,000 - $ 26,000

The University of California, Berkeley (UCB), United States
$ 26,000 - $ 28,000

Stanford University, United States
$ 38,000 - $ 40,000

Princeton University, United States
$ 36,000 - $ 38,000

Yale University, United States
$ 34,000 - $ 36,000

University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
$ 28,000 - $ 30,000

Columbia University, United States
$ 36,000 - $ 38,000

University of Oxford, United Kingdom
$ 26,000 - $ 28,000

University of Pennsylvania, United States
$ 28,000 - $ 30,000

New York University (NYU), United States
$ 34,000 - $ 36,000

The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), United States
$ 30,000 - $ 32,000

UCL (University College London), United Kingdom
$ 26,000 - $ 28,000

Northwestern University, United States
$ 40,000 - $ 42,000

The University of Warwick, United Kingdom
$ 22,000 - $ 24,000

The University of Melbourne, Australia
$ 34,000 - $ 36,000

Cornell University, United States
$ 40,000 - $ 42,000

University of Toronto, Canada
$ 26,000 - $ 28,000

Australian National University, Australia
$ 26,000 - $ 28,000

University of Michigan, United States
$ 38,000 - $ 40,000

The following are some of the requirements:

  • The GMAT is the most crucial component of your application for an MS in Economics.
  • 2-3 years of job experience (depending on the programme you intend to join).
  • The IELTS or TOEFL is required to prove English language ability and to obtain a student visa.
  1. A Bachelor's degree with high marks in economics or a related field.
  2. List of Economics Scholarships
  3. Orange Knowledge Programme in The Netherlands
  4. Full-fee scholarships for international development at UEA
  5. Scholarships for the University of Kent Schwarzman Scholars Program at Tsinghua University's MSc in Development Economics
  6. Asia and the Pacific Developing Countries Scholarship Program (ADB-Japan)
  7. Fellowships for PhD research with Robert S. McNamara
  8. Joint Japan-World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program Fully-funded Masters and PhDs - International Scholarships Hubert Humphrey Fellowships in the USA for International Students

Following graduation in economics, many alums go into:

  • Economist
  • Market research analyst
  • Financial analyst
  • Risk analyst
  • Accountant
  • Data analyst
  • Account manager
  • Management consultant

I tried to cover all the essential information about my economics major. Hopefully, this will help you a lot. 


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