Course - Post Graduate
Master of Arts in Economics

Duration: 2 years (four semesters)
Eligibility: Preferably BA in economics, an applicant with any other bachelor’s degree, will have to take bridge courses in statistics, mathematics and economics

About the Course

The Master of Arts in Economics program offers a strong theoretical and quantitative background in the principles of economics and aims to train students as professional economists for the government, non-government and the corporate sectors and also for careers in academia and research institutions. The curriculum is designed in a manner that the students are able to independently undertake analysis of economic issues using the various methodologies and analytical frameworks. The course also prepares students for research work and ensures that the latest economic events are used to build the student’s understanding of applied economics and enhance their analytical strengths.

Course of study

The course is designed to bridge the gap between theory and practice ensuring optimum learning by the students.

  • Theoretical knowledge: lectures, demonstration, group discussions, guest lectures, assignments, case studies, lab work, article/book reviews and debates.
  • Practical skills: surveys, role plays, field visits, internship, workshops, seminars, quality circles, project works, case study development, presentations, industrial visits, and other experiential activities.

This course is offered in :-

Department of Management and Commerce Studies
Martin Luther Christian University,
Nongrah Nonglum, Shillong 793006,
Meghalaya (landmark: Nongrah Presbyterian School)

Mission Statement

To contribute to the sustainable development of Meghalaya and Northeast India, by providing knowledge, skills and values that will enable our students to become global citizens while upholding gender, ethnic and religious equity for all, conserving its bio-cultural heritage, and  by recognizing its Christian legacy and commitment .

Student's Pledge

We the incoming/outgoing students of the Martin Luther Christian University vow to always uphold the principles of Honesty, Sustainability, Tolerance and Respect, Quality, Perseverance, Humility, Teamwork, Leadership, Accountability and Recognition as upheld to us in the University. This pledge we make freely, fully understanding that these values will make us good humans and role models.

Contact Details

Martin Luther Christian University
Dongktieh, Block -1,
Nongrah, Shillong 793006
Ph: 0364-2535467/0364- 2535437
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