An economist, above all, should have the three basic intellectual capabilies of analytical thinking, creativity, and logic. Those capabilities are what gives an economist the skills of converting knowledge to practice and creating knowledge.
Today, the study of postgraduate economics aims to provide students with required skills to apply both modern methods of econometrics and other quantitative and qualitative methods used in social sciences. Economics MA Program (with Thesis) is designed to make students grasp contemporary economic frameworks by using modern methodology, and gain a theoretical basis on a large scale including but not limited to economic policy, economic growth and development, economic globalization, decision models of households and firms, economics of technological innovation, and economic crises. The program also equips students with the skills of making high quality research and writing essays and research reports in international standards that also respect academic ethics through the process of writing a thesis.
Graduates of Economics MA Program (with Thesis), with the expertise they gain both in technics and research area, can either work as a specialist in private or public sector or pursue academic career at universities.