NMIMS SAMSOE’s M.Sc. in Economics: A Specialised Programme in Economics Education and a Pathway to Flourishing Career Opportunities

NMIMS SAMSOE’s M.Sc. in Economics: A Specialised Programme in Economics Education and a Pathway to Flourishing Career Opportunities

In a world characterised by dynamic economic challenges, students are recognising the significance of a specialised education in economics to navigate and contribute meaningfully to global economic trends. Students looking for an advanced understanding of the diverse field of Economics may now pursue the Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Economics offered by NMIMS Deemed-to-be-University’s Sarla Anil Modi School of Economics (SAMSOE). Admissions are now open for the two-year programme, which equips students with the analytical tools and insights necessary for a nuanced understanding of the complex subject of economics. [NS1] 


The M.Sc. in Economics programme provides a thorough understanding of the various theoretical and empirical constructs in the field of Economics. Imparted by well-qualified and highly experienced faculty, the programme develops the student’s ability to build and test economic models using advanced methods and sophisticated economic tools. The curriculum, equipped with electives in the second year, aims to enhance students’ analytical and critical thinking on different economic issues. The programme focuses on fostering research acumen among students through compulsory research projects in the second year. Moreover, seminars and workshops form an integral part of the course keeping students abreast with the latest trends in the realm of economics.


The programme at SAMSOE goes beyond traditional frameworks, introducing students to innovative concepts and analytical approaches that are essential in today's dynamic economic landscape. Upon completion, students will have access to a wide range of lucrative career opportunities in consulting companies, research centres, government departments, international agencies and the financial sector. The practical and theoretical knowledge gained throughout the course prepares graduates to tackle real-world challenges with confidence and competence. Moreover, the programme prepares a strong academic foundation for students looking to pursue a PhD in Economics.

Top banking and financial organisations have successfully participated in the placement programme at SAMSOE and hired exceptional professionals. Some of them include CRISIL, HDFC Bank, Ernst & Young, and AU Small Finance Bank, to name a few.


Prof. Amita Vaidya, Director, Sarla Anil Modi School of Economics, highlighted,“NMIMS SAMSOE’s M.Sc. in Economics is designed to empower the next generation of economic thinkers and leaders. The programme is specifically designed for aspiring minds eager to delve into the intricate realms of economic theory and policy.”


Eligibility Criteria:

The candidate must be a graduate in any stream from a recognised University and must have cleared graduation with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks.

Candidate must have done a course in Mathematics or Statistics in their 10+2 or equivalent examination AND at the Graduation level.


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