Department Of Economics

Economics

Brief Histroy: The Department of Economics at FJWU stands out in many respects. The courses being offered are forward looking and development oriented combination of positive/normative and qualitative/quantitative Economics. The Department presently offers 4-degree programs: Ph. D, M. Phil and Bachelors and Associate Degree Program (ADP) in Economics.

.Vision

To aspire, empower and train young women in field of Economics by promoting research, policy formulation and decision making through knowledge sharing.

Mission

The Department of Economics at Fatima Jinnah Women University aims at a development oriented applied education in Economics, generally at global level and specific to Pakistan. The degrees offered, namely Bachelor program and Associate Degree Program, promise conceptual learning, preparing students for higher degrees with a strong background, and introducing students with job markets through internship experiences and above all personal development which helps them to plan a better life for themselves and also to contribute in national development after completing their degree. The higher education programs, consisting of M.Phil and Ph.D., provide strong grounding in theory and application, with rigorous curriculum of courses and dissertation. Potential careers include economic consulting, teaching at the collegiate and University level, performing research at a government agencies, private institutes and renowned think tank.

Associate Degree Program

 

Associate Degree Program in Economics
Award: Associate Degree in Economics
Attendance: Full Time
Duration: 2 Years

Eligibility Criteria

For admission in Associate Degree in Economics applicants are required to have:

  1. 2nd Division in Intermediate or equivalent to 12 years of education

Duration

The Associate Degree in Economics offers two years degree in Economics after 12 years of education and is equivalent to 14 years BA/BSc Degree.

Degree Completion Requirements

To become eligible for award of Associate degree program, a student must satisfy the following requirements:

  1. Must have studied and passed the prescribed courses, totaling at least 72 credit hours.
  2. Must have earned CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average)of at least 2.5 on a scale of 4.0.

Undergraduate Program

 

Bachelor Degree Program in Economics
Award: Bachelors of Economics
Attendance: Full Time
Duration: 4 Years

Eligibility Criteria

Bachelor degree program in Economics is Open to all with 12 years of education.

Duration

The minimum duration for completion of Bachelor degree program in Economics is four years. The HEC allows a maximum period of six years to complete BS degree requirements.

Degree Completion Requirements

To become eligible for award of Bachelor degree program, a student must satisfy the following requirements:

  1. Must have studied and passed the prescribed courses, totaling at least 130 credit hours.
  2. Must have earned CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average) of at least 2.0 on a scale of 4.0

M.Phil Program

 

M.Phil in Economics
Award: Master of Philosophy in Economics
Attendance: Full Time
Duration: 2 Years

Eligibility Criteria

The minimum requirements for admission in M. Phil in Economics isSixteen Years Education in Economics (only). (HAT/GAT General is not required. Applicants will have to pass subject specific written test and interview).

Duration

The minimum duration for completion of M. Phil degree is two years. The HEC allows a maximum period of four years to complete of degree requirements.

Degree Completion Requirements

To become eligible for award of M. Phil degree, a student must satisfy the following requirements:

  1. Must have studied and passed the prescribed courses, totaling at least 30 credit hours including research thesis of 6 credit hours.
  2. Must have earned CGPA(Cumulative Grade Point Average) of at least 2.5on a scale of 4.0.

PhD Program

 


Award: Doctor of Philosophy in Economics
Attendance: Full Time
Duration: 3 Years

Eligibility Criteria

The minimum requirements for admission in PhD in Economics is MS/M. Phil. in Economics. The candidate is require to get a minimum score of 60 in GAT Subject test conducted by the National Testing Service (NTS0, or ETS, USA in the area of specialization chosen at the PhD level (Prior to admission to the PhD Program).

Duration

The minimum duration for completion of PhD degree is three years. The HEC allows a maximum period of eight years to complete of degree requirements.

Degree Completion Requirements

To become eligible for award of PhD degree, a student must satisfy the following requirements:

  1. Must have studied and passed the prescribed courses, totaling at least 18 credit hours.
  2. Must have earned CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average) of at least 3.0 on a scale of 4.0.

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