Higher Study options after BA in Economics


The undergraduate degree in Economics educates students with the production, distribution and optimum utilization of goods and services. The students who have passed HSC class from a recognized institution are eligible to apply for the same. The students who successfully complete the course can find ample higher study options. The higher education programs allow students to obtain rewarding jobs any of the firms in government or corporate enterprises. The major employment areas for these professionals are

  • Agricultural Institutions
  • Economic Research Institutes
  • Analysis/Forecasting firms
  • Stock Exchanges
  • Financial Information Firms
  • Banks/ Credit Unions
  • International Trade Companies
  • Manufacturing Firms
  • Computer/ Telecommunication Companies
  • Environmental Protection Agencies
  • Government Departments
  • Statistical Research Firms

Qualification Criteria for Higher Studies after BA in Economics

The students who have passed the bachelor degree courses in Economics are eligible to apply to higher education programs in the same. The degree must be pursued from any of the recognized educational institutions. The candidate should score a minimum of 55% marks in graduation to get admitted to higher education programs. Certain higher study courses are offered on the basis of the marks in certain entrance exam conducted. In such case the candidate has to score well in that entrance test to seek admission to the course.

Higher study options in after BA in Economics

Master’s course in Economics is the main higher education program opted by Economics graduates. Apart from this they can go for other education courses such as

  • M.A. in Economics
  • M.A. in Mass Communication (MMC)
  • M.Sc. in Advertisement & Journalism
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Masters in Applied Economics
  • MBA in Economics

This course helps aspirants to pursue higher education programs such as M. Phil and PhD in the same. Moreover the higher education programs increases the possibility to grab a better job in any of the above mentioned areas.

Career Opportunities after Higher studies in Economics

Higher study courses in Economics helps aspirants to obtain good jobs in public or private sector. This will help them to build up a bright career in areas of Management, teaching etc.  The main job profiles for aspirants after higher degree courses in Economics are

  • Economist
  • Economic Researcher
  • Sales Analyst
  • Investment Analyst
  • Investment Administrator
  • Financial Service Manager
  • Securities Analyst Trainee
  • Fixed Income Portfolio Manager
  • Foreign Trade Analyst
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Cost Estimator
  • Customer Profit Analyst

In the industry hard working professionals can climb the ladder of success easily. Such professionals can have adequate career growth and can earn well.



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One Response to “Higher Study options after BA in Economics”

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    Debasish Sengupta:

    Is there any institution in India where there is self financing course for Higher study in Economics…Got 53% in Graduation from calcutta University but could not come out in Entrance tests due to some handicappedness last few months…Ambitious…perfectionist…very much eager to pursue higher study in reputed university

    Please help