Master of Philosophy in Economics
Design of the Programme
The programme is normally conducted by coursework, examinations and research. A candidate will be required to take a total of 44 units of coursework, research and thesis.
The programme shall normally last for duration of two academic years. The first year of study will focus on coursework, and second year of study will be devoted to research and writing of a thesis.
The following core courses are offered. Core courses must be taken by all students. Students must however, choose FOUR (4) elective courses in order to attain the 44 units.
ECO 801 Advanced Microeconomics
ECO 803 Research Methodology
ECO 805 Economic History
ECO 807 Mathematical Techniques and Programming
ECO 808 Econometric Theory and Practice
ECO 802 Advanced Macroeconomics
ECO 804 Policy Analysis and Economic Management
ECO 806 Corporate Finance and Investment
ECO 809 Mathematical Economics
ECO 898 Research Proposal
ECO 899 Thesis