• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #400 (QS) Islamabad, Pakistan
The curriculum of the Economics program of the National University of Sciences and Technology equips students with an understanding of basic microeconomics, macroeconomics, economic growth and the impact of fiscal and monetary policies. Students can build on this foundation by taking a variety of elective courses of international standards.
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Overview

Unique Features

  • Development of Critical Thinking Skills

The economics undergraduate curriculum equips students with an understanding of basic microeconomics, macroeconomics, economic growth and the impact of fiscal and monetary policies. Students can build on this foundation by taking a variety of elective courses of international standards.

  • Development of Quantitative Skills

The curriculum introduces students to different quantitative tools and techniques to conduct data analysis using applicable  statistical packages.

Research

The coursework exposes young economists to current economic issues and trains them to undertake research. Final year BS Economics students are encouraged to participate in doctoral seminars.

Associated Careers

The Economics program of the National University of Sciences and Technology provides students with a meaningful educational experience. It prepares them for employment in a wide variety of occupations and for further studies in economics, business law and related fields in schools across the world.

Economists can work as advisors to government and public sector organisations, industry, businesses, commercial institutions or investors. They research, analyse and interpret information about economic performance, tax and political decisions according to both national and international economic situations. They seek to determine the implications of their findings and forecast economic changes. They also analyse and solve complex problems by the application of economic analysis tools. Economists are also employed in the banking sector, management and economic consultancies, World Bank, United Nations, trade unions, political parties and other organisations.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Economics
  • Resource Economics
  • Intermediate Microeconomics
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • Probability Theory
  • Development Economics

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • ​‘O / A’ Level (SSC and HSSC) or equivalent with any combination

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4700 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Islamabad

  • 36883 - 51240 PKR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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