Master of Economics(Research)

by | Apr 15, 2019

This programme aims to provide candidates with an advanced knowledge of economics. Candidates can complete the programme through two different modes of study: coursework intensive and research intensive. The coursework intensive mode of study places emphasis on the ability of the candidate to demonstrate their depth and scope of knowledge through successfully completion of course modules, while the research intensive mode of study places emphasis on the ability of the candidate to demonstrate their advanced knowledge and understanding of economics through the completion of independent research. The principal scopes of the programme are to produce graduates that have advanced knowledge in the area of economic theory and are capable of the empirical application of such knowledge and independent research in the field of economics. Additionally, the programme seeks to produce graduates with the tailored skills necessary to be successful as academics, researchers and policymakers.

Programme Structure (Research Mode)

List of Courses

Core Courses

  • Microeconomic
  • Macroeconomics
  • Econometric Methods

Compulsory Module Courses

  • Monetary Economics
  • Portfolio Analysis
  • Monetary Economics
  • International Finance

Industrial Economics*

  • Advanced Industrial Organisation
  • Trade and Industrial Economics
  • Advanced Labour Economics

Public Economics

  • Public Finance
  • Economics of Social Policy
  • Political Economy of International Trade

International Economics*

  • International Finance
  • Trade and Industrial Economics
  • Political Economy of International Trade

Development Economics

  • Advanced economic Planning
  • Development Theory and Policy
  • Trade and Development

Human Resource Economics

  • Human Resource Development Planning
  • Human Resource Management
  • Advanced Labour Economics

Agricultural and Applied Economics

  • Advanced Agricultural Economics
  • Applied Resource Policy and Project Analysis
  • Policy Analysis and Agricultural Programme

Environmental and Resource Economics

  • Applied Resource Policy and Project Analysis
  • Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
  • Dynamic Optimisation and Decision Theory


  • Advanced Econometrics
  • Time Series Econometrics
  • Applied Econometrics

Islamic Economics

  • Fiqh for Economics
  • Islamic money and Capital Markets
  • Advanced Islamic Economic Analysis

Specialization in Islamic Banking

  • Islamic Capital and Money Markets
  • Islamic Banking
  • Risk Management in Islamic Banking
  • Current Issues in Islamic Banking

Specialization Islamic Finance

  • Islamic Capital and Money Markets
  • Islamic Financial Management
  • Islamic Asset Management and Planning
  • Theory and Practice of Takaful

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