Higher Studies options after B.Sc in Economics


Bachelor of Science in Economics (B.Sc in Economics) is an undergraduate course of three years duration. This undergraduate course in Economics mainly deals with the consumption, distribution, and manufacturing of goods and services. Economics has its application in various areas like social institutions, politics, crime, health, war, education, religion, science, law, family, finance, government, business, etc.

The students who have acquired a Bachelor’s degree in Economics can apply for the Master’s degree in Economics. They can also think of pursuing courses like Master of Business Economics, MBA etc.

Higher study courses after B.Sc in Economics

Listed below are a few higher study options after B.Sc in Economics:

  • M.Sc (Hons) in Economics
  • M.Sc in Financial Economics and Administration
  • M.Sc in Economics
  • M.Sc in Applied Econometrics
  • M.S in Quantitative Economics
  • M.Com in Applied Economics
  • M.A in Rural Economics
  • M.A in Quantitative Economics
  • M.A in Economics
  • M.A in Economics & Rural Development
  • M.A in Econometrics
  • M.A in Development Economics
  • M.A in Business Economics
  • M.A in Applied Economics
  • M.B.E
  • MBA in Managerial Economics
  • MBA in Macroeconomic Theory and Policy
  • MBA in Economic Legislation
  • M.Phil in Rural Economics
  • M.Phil in Home Economics
  • M.Phil in Economics
  • M.Phil in Development Economics
  • M.Phil in Business Finance & Economics
  • M.Phil in Business Economics
  • M.Phil in Analytical & Applied Economics
  • Ph.D in Rural Economics
  • Ph.D in Economics
  • Ph.D in Business Economics

Career Opportunities after Higher studies in Economics

The aspirants after higher studies in Economics are mainly employed in financial organizations. These graduates can also find opportunities in insurance as well as banking firms. Some of the government organizations like Department of Commerce, Indian Statistical Institute, etc also recruit these candidates. The economics graduates help the government in budget preparation and policy planning. They can also seek a good career in academics as well. Some of the job types and employment areas for these candidates are listed below.

Job Profiles

  • Corporate Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • Financial Analysts
  • Securities Analyst
  • Investments Analyst
  • Investment Banker
  • Market Analysts
  • Money Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Research Associates
  • Personal Finance Consultant

Employment Areas

  • Agricultural Economics
  • Econometrics
  • Accounting sections of various corporate sectors
  • Banking Sector
  • Commerce Sector
  • Civil Services
  • Customs Department
  • Economic Consulting Firms
  • Import / Export Companies
  • Finance Sector

Teaching is also a good option for those who have undergone higher studies after B.Sc in Economics. After completing their Master’s degree, the students must qualify the NET exam. This qualification will help them to get a job as an academician in any of the government colleges. A Master’s degree is enough to get a job in a private college.



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2 Responses to “Higher Studies options after B.Sc in Economics”

  1. 2

    I have done B.sc(hons) in economics from GNDU.which one is better for me M.Sc(hons) in economics from GNDU Amritsar,Punjab or M.A in economics from Punjab University ,Chandigarh.Plz rply today.its really urgent..

  2. 1

    Is there any age limit for higher study or job for economic graduate?