MS Applied Economics

MS in Applied Economics is a two-year professional degree program offered by multiple educational institutes in Pakistan. Applied Economics is a management discipline that studies how products and services are produced, distributed, and consumed. It assures that economic agents' dealings, interactions, and behaviours are smooth, examining how economies function in various situations. It is concerned with developing students' analytical and technical skills to learn how to apply these skills and practical experience to identify and analyse economic problems to come up with a practical solution. Data analysis, communication, communication and negotiation, leadership, management, and teamwork are among the expertise enterprises require in the applicable sector to acquire an in-depth understanding of the local and global economy.

Core Courses

  • Applied Econometrics
  • Advance Macro-Economics
  • Mathematical Methods for Economists
  • Developmental Economics: Theory and Policy
  • Advance Micro-Economics

Eligibility Criteria

  • 16 years of education in relevant field.
  • 50% marks in previous degree.
  • Passing marks in Entry test.


The Scope of MS Applied Economics is very promising in Pakistan and worldwide as there is a high demand for skilled and experienced economists in both public and private institutes. National authorities, such as the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, hire fresh economics graduates. Furthermore, public and private banks hire competent economists to improve their understanding, analysis, and solutions to banking problems and ensure the smooth operation of the financial department’s economic cycle. In addition, Companies hire economists for their financial department to have a deep insight into their business economic cycle. It is such a remarkable degree program with many career opportunities that students pursue, even having a background in pre-engineering at an intermediate level. Some of the career opportunities in Pakistan for economist are as follow:

  • Economist
  • Consultant
  • Professor
  • Policy Analyst
  • Budget Analyst
  • Market Researcher
  • Data Scientist
  • Statistician


Universities Offering MS Applied Economics in Pakistan

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