What to do after B.A. in Economics?


Bachelor of Arts in Economics is an under graduate course of 3 years duration which deals with the study of various aspects concerning goods and services. Students who have completed their 10+2 level with good marks can apply for this course. A lot of colleges and Universities in India as well as abroad offer this course. Aspirants who hold this degree have a lot of employment opportunities in various enterprises in our country. There are various higher study options as well as certification courses available after successfully completing B.A. in Economics. The candidates who pursue these courses can find better career opportunities. These courses will improve their salary packages as well.

Higher Studies Options after B.A. in Economics

Aspirants who have completed Bachelor of Arts in Economics have a lot of higher study options available in Economics as well as in its allied fields. Some of them include the following.

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

Job Opportunities for B.A. in Economics graduates

Aspirants who hold a B.A. in Economics degree have a lot of employment opportunities in various undertakings in our country. They are paid very well too. By gaining experience in the field one can accomplish various higher designations also. Some of the job profiles suitable for these graduates include the following.

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

Some of the common areas where these graduates are employed include the following.

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

Short Term Courses for B.A. in Economics graduates

There are a numerous certification courses available after doing B.A. in Economics degree. By gaining such certification courses one can grab better jobs in reputed firms where they will be offered attractive salary packages. Out of the certification courses available in the field of economics the most common one is Certification course in Applied Managerial Economics. By gaining such certifications the overall scope of these graduates will increase. There are various certification courses available abroad also.



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10 Responses to “What to do after B.A. in Economics?”

  1. 10

    what i m do after( B. A )degree with 39%
    in college period i connect with sport activity

  2. 9

    sir, i have six years gap between my 10th to 12th. so i wanted to know am i eligible for govt jobs. Like PSU, CENTRAL GOVT.

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  4. 7
    Balaram roula:

    after ba in economics what a students can do

  5. 6
    subodh kumar singh:

    I want to work in privet company after b.a. economics from IGNOU

  6. 5

    Does an economics graduate wants to have statistical knowledge than the theoretical aspects?which is more preferable?

  7. 4

    where should i study this certificate cource?

  8. 3
    rajesh kumar singh:

    Plz tell me job orinted course after completed economics hons

  9. 2

    what are the job oppertunities for BA economist

  10. 1

    What salary Will i get after doing economics hons from DU?