The Master of Business Economics provides broad understanding of latest and emerging trends in the field of business and economics. It emphasis on the studies of impact on private and public sector organizations due to Government polices and continuously changing global business environment. The program equips the candidates to face these challenges and prove themselves as future business managers or policy consultants due to their great analytical and problem solving skills.
Following are the objectives of this program:
To develop such skills in the students that can enable them to merge business and economics concepts in a broader way.
To produce entrepreneurial class that will help in promoting industrial growth of the economy.
To prepare students for careers in research, teaching, business administration and related fields of economics.
To enable students to make investment decisions and motivate management and staff to deliver the best results.
Admission Eligibility Criteria
At least 45% marks or CGPA of at least 2.00 out of 4 in B.Com, BBA (2- years) or B.Sc. (Math, Stat & Economics courses) from a recognized University/Institute.
Candidates having less than 45% marks will be eligible for admission after successful completion of “Zero Semester
Candidates holding B.A/B.Sc. or Bachelor degree in disciplines other than those mentioned above may enter through Post Graduate Diploma (PGD in Accounting/ Finance/ Accounting & Finance/ Banking & Finance/ Business Administration/ Public Administration/ Marketing Management/ Entrepreneurship & SME Management or Human Resource Management) route.
However, candidates holding 2-year Bachelor’s Degree from VU will only be allowed to continue seamlessly towards their respective 4–year BS Degree Program at a later stage in life.
Course(s) exemption is allowed.
This is minimum two-year full time study program spread over four semesters. Each semester has at least 18 weeks duration for teaching and examinations etc.
Courses of Study / Scheme of Studies
The scheme of studies for MB Econ program is outlined as under.
|• Budgeting and Forecasting
||• International Economics|
|• Business Econometrics
||• Introduction to Business|
|• Business Mathematics & Statistics
||• Introduction to Computing|
|• Corporate Finance
||• Investment Analysis & Portfolio Management|
|• Crises Management
|• Development Economics
||• Managerial Accounting|
|• Final Project/Internship Report -Economics
||• Managerial Economics|
|• Financial Accounting
|• Financial Economics
||• Money & Banking|
|• Financial Management
||• Principles of Management|
|• Human Resource Management
||• Principles of Marketing|
|• Information Systems
||• Research Methods|
Assessment of Study Progress
The students’ study progress evaluation mechanism is based on continuous assessment throughout the semester by giving assignments, on-line quizzes, Graded Discussions Boards (GDBs), mid-term and final-term exams. The mid-term and final-term exams are conducted at VU’s designated exam centers and usually count 80 to 85% of the total marks of a course.
Students are required to complete a Project/ Internship Report of 3-credit hours in the final semester of their MB Econ program. The choice of the final project is at the student’s discretion. However, consultation with the student advisor is compulsory. Students have to submit a detailed write-up of the Project and may be required to give a presentation.
Student taking Internship course are required to complete 6 to 8 weeks internship in the organization and shall get internship letter from the concerned organization. The students who are already in service shall be exempted from Internship but required to submit the Project.
Award of Degree
To be eligible for the award of degree of Master of Business Economics, students are required to complete prescribed respective courses amounting to at least 72 credit hours with a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.0 out of 4.
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The courses may be revised time to time as a result of continuous review to bring them at par with courses from being taught at top-class foreign universities. While reviewing the courses, needs of local industry and job market are also given full consideration.
The University reserves the right to change fee structure from time to time.