MIT WPU School of Economics program designed to unlock career opportunities

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Pune, September 19, 2022: MIT World Peace University (formerly MIT Pune), the premier institute in India offers its flagship courses under the School of Economics. Interested candidates can choose from a B.Sc. (Hons) Economics and M.Sc. Economics programme. New Age courses focus on building a strong foundation in using economics to pursue a successful and lucrative career. Furthermore, the School of Economics strives to provide innovative methods in different aspects of economics to nurture the future generation of local policymakers and analysts.

Dr. Shalini Sharma, Dean of the MIT-WPU School of Economics, said “The flagship programs offered by the School of Economics are designed to help students become skilled strategists and excel in analytical/research-oriented projects. At the School of Economics, students have complete freedom to explore the nuances of the subject and work to become global leaders. Through intricately crafted curricula, students are perfectly tailored for the job market and equipped with the necessary knowledge, tools and theories. »

The 3-year/4-year full-time B.Sc. (Hons) Economics spread over nine 6/8 semesters helps students critically and objectively analyze issues relating to the economy, business, public policy and society. It also helps them develop problem-solving aptitude, including analytical and quantitative abilities. With 140 credits / 170 credits offered, students gain an in-depth understanding of quantitative economics and econometrics coupled with value-added certification courses. Keeping in mind the blended approach followed at the institute, the School of Economics also invites distinguished guests from industry and academia to share their valuable insights and broaden the horizons of the students.

On the other hand, students pursuing the full-time 2-year M.Sc. Economics programs offer the perfect blend of economic theory with its empirical application to enhance understanding of economic policies at national and international levels. The program dives deep into important topics such as advanced econometrics, derivatives and risk analysis, labor economics, health economics, and green economics. With advanced core courses, core courses, and electives in actuarial science, finance, and data science, the program serves as the foundation for building a career in business, research, and teaching .

Upon completion of the programs, students can explore career roles such as Actuarial Analyst, Business Analyst, Data Scientist, Financial Analyst, Economist, Policy Maker, Economic Advisor, IAS, IES, IFS, and many more. Thanks to the strong industrial relations maintained by the CIAP (Centre for Industry-Academia Partnerships), leading recruiters such as Axis Bank, Deloitte, HDFC Bank, Tech Mahindra, Vodafone, CRISIL, Cognizant, McKinsey, PWC, Credit Swiss, Earnest & Young, The Economists, among others, regularly run campus placement campaigns.

To be eligible for the B.Sc. (Hons) Economics Program, interested applicants must have passed Year 12 of a recognized board with a total of 50% marks (45% for Maharashtra-only and Physically Handicapped category ) or have passed the IB Diploma course with a minimum overall mark of 24 credits. For the postgraduate program, applicants must have obtained their bachelor’s degree in economics as a main or subsidiary level from any recognized university approved by the UGC / AIU with a total of 50% marks (45% for the category reserved for the Maharashtra and the physically handicapped). In addition to meeting the eligibility criteria, selected students are required to complete the personal interaction round.

MIT World Peace University (MIT-WPU, formerly known as MIT Pune) has a 4-decade legacy of educating Indian youth. In addition to a wide range of renowned faculties, MIT-WPU also has an extensive network of over 1,00,000 alumni worldwide. The university offers more than 150 undergraduate, postgraduate, diploma and doctoral programs. He is also known for his prolific internships and career support provided to students. Spread over 50 acres, the MIT group now encircles more than 10 campuses across India, all equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure and amenities. More than 50,000 students enroll in various courses each year, at more than 65 institutes of the MIT World Peace University.

To learn more, visit – https://bit.ly/3BKE4C4 (BSc Economics) and https://bit.ly/3QOzBme (MSc Economics)

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