Master of Economics


Master of Economics KPT/JPS(PA 8109)08/22

Master of Economics program in Lincoln University College is designed to equip students with the tools of the professional economist to tailor with the global economic workforce. The program offers comprehensive instruction in a wide range of areas related to economics, including Economic Development, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Islamic Economics and Econometric. The program curriculum guide focuses on developing an understanding of key theoretical concepts and on practicing skills associated with the areas of Economics studies. There is a balance of personal and work-based skills promoted throughout the guide. Professionals can assess the needs, define the problems, evaluate goals, relate to the theory, opt for quantitative analysis and evaluate policies. The solid mathematical,quantitative and analytical skills that students acquire in an economics degree program are highly in demand in the market that makes one of the highest paid degrees in the job market.

For successful completion of Masters degree in LUC, each candidate should publish minimum of Two research articles in scopus indexed journals, with Lincoln affiliation.

Master of Economics program is intended to train professional economists with the knowledge and skills needed for a successful career. The student will have acquired practical and conceptual skills in research, consultancy, planning, design, development,operation and maintenance founded on principles, economic theory and various applied fields. The program of Master of Economics will produce Economists who are:

  • Knowledgeable to identify the complex economic mechanism and policies regarding utilization and allocation of resources and capital.

  • Capable of inculcating systematic, rigorous and ethical social responsibility through value and attitudes.

  • Capable to communicate effectively and develop solutions to economic problems.

  • Proficient of having lifelong learning skills of modern economics resources and information management by pursuing advanced educational opportunities.

Economics has high utility and tremendous demand in the job markets. Economics is a very important discipline both for career as well as job point of view. Job opportunities have increased manifolds post liberalization, privatization and globalization and after merging of world economy. Moreover,the master graduates can work as an economic analysts, researchers and consultants and also for the civil services. Master’s degree in Economics would provide opportunity for the posts of Accountant financial manager in bank and Insurance companies and in Government Economic Service. Possible job titles could include:

· Industrial economists
· Micro economists
· Financial economists
· Macro economists

Full Time : 18 Months.
Part Time : 36 Months.

Sl.No. MQA Subject Code Subject Name Credits
1 MOE 1114 Economic Development 4
2 MOE 1124 Economics of Growth and Development 4
3 MOE 1134 Microeconomics 4
4 MOE 1144 Econometric 4
5 MOE 1214 Fundamentals of Mathematics and Statistics 4
6 MOE 1224 International Trade and Finance 4
7 MOE 1234 Macroeconomics 4
8 MOE 1314 Research Methodology 4
9 MOE 1324 Islamic Economics 4
Elective (Please choose any one from the following)
10 MOE 1334 Economics of Natural Resources 4
11 MOE 1344 Environmental Economic Development 4
12 MOE 1354 Monetary Theory and Policy 4
13 MOE 1364 Computer Modeling for Application of Economics 4
14 MOE 2416 Project Work 6

Intake :

  1. January
  2. May
  3. September

Entry Requirements :

  1. A Bachelors’ Degree (LEVEL 6, MQF) in Economics field with a minimum CGPA 2.50 out of 4.00 or its equivalent qualifications as accepted by the Senate of Lincoln University College; or
  2. A Bachelor's Degree (LEVEL 6, MQF) in Economics field with Mathematics with CGPA below 2.50 out of 4.00 or its equivalent qualification can be accepted, subject to a minimum of five (5) years of working experience in relevant field.

Duration : 18 Months.

University : Lincoln University College

Level : Master