The program is intended to develop skills in economic theories and principles and the mathematical and statistical tools required to carry out research and complex analyses. The program is designed to provide quality education with a focus on research and to equip students with the art of living as productive members of society, contributing to the socio-economic uplift of Pakistan. With a dedicated faculty at the forefront of their fields, students benefit from cutting-edge economic insights directly applicable to their future careers, ensuring a seamless transition from classroom learning to professional success.

Program Objectives

Research opportunities within the MS program in Economics are designed to foster intellectual curiosity, develop research skills, and prepare students for further academic pursuits or professional careers in economics. By actively engaging in research, students gain a deeper understanding of economic concepts, enhance their problem-solving abilities, and acquire valuable experience that sets them apart in the job market. It provides students with valuable hands-on experience and the chance to contribute to the advancement of economic knowledge. They can have independent research projects, interdisciplinary research, data analysis, and econometrics and can do publications and perform collaborate with government and industry.

Entry Requirements

The minimum eligibility criteria for MS Economics program is:

A 16 year degree in the relevant field from an accredited educational institution with First Division (annual system) or CGPA 2.5/4.0 (semester system). No third division or D grade throughout the academic career. GAT (General) with 50% marks.


02 years

Credit Hours

30 Cr Hr

Offering semester

Spring, Fall

Scheme of Studies

Career Prospects

A Master of Science in Economics provides graduates with advanced knowledge and skills in economic theory, econometrics, data analysis, and research methodologies. This higher level of education opens up a broader range of career paths and job prospects. Here are some potential career paths for individuals with a Master of Science in Economics:

  • Economist: With a master's degree in economics, they may find opportunities in government agencies, central banks, international organizations, research institutions, or think tanks. Economists analyze economic data, conduct research, develop economic models, and provide insights and recommendations on economic policies, trends, and market dynamics.
  • Data Analyst/Data Scientist: Graduates with advanced quantitative skills and econometric knowledge can work with large datasets, apply statistical and econometric techniques, build predictive models, and derive insights to drive decision-making processes in industries such as finance, marketing, or technology.
  • Research Analyst: They can pursue careers as research analysts in both public and private sectors. They can work in market research firms, policy research organizations, consulting companies, conducting economic research, analyzing data, and providing insights for strategic planning, policy development, or business decision-making.
  • Financial Analyst/Quantitative Analyst: With their advanced knowledge of economic principles and quantitative analysis, graduates can work as financial analysts or quantitative analysts in the finance industry.
  • Policy Advisor/Consultant: Master's in Economics graduates can work as policy advisors or consultants, providing expertise on economic policies and their implications. They can work for government agencies, non-profit organizations, or consulting firms, advising on various policy areas such as fiscal policy, trade policy, environmental policy, or development policy.
  • Market Research Manager: With their advanced research skills, economics graduates can progress into managerial roles in market research. They can oversee research projects, manage teams, analyze market trends, and provide strategic insights to guide marketing strategies and business development.
  • Economic Forecasting Analyst: Many organizations, including banks, research institutions, and consulting firms, employ economists with advanced degrees to analyze economic indicators, model economic scenarios, and provide forecasts and predictions to guide financial and business decisions.
  • Academic Career: Graduates can pursue a Ph.D. in Economics and become professors, researchers, or economists in academia, conducting research, publishing papers, and teaching economics to students.

Contact Details

Mr. Shahid Mahmood Sargana
Incharge Undergraduate Program
Email: shahidsargana@comsats.edu.pk

Mr. Azhar Mehmood Rehmat
Assistant Program Officer

Student Coordinator of MS Program & Ph.D
Email: azharmehmood@comsats.edu.pk