M.Phil Economics

M.Phil in Economics program is designed to provide a solid knowledge about different economic concepts and their applications by using appropriate quantitative methods. Consequently, this programme is also aimed to help students for further higher studies and to develop skills for the potential job market. This program emphasizes applied economics and the application of economic analysis to related disciplines. The program intends to provide professional training in modern economics, including tools and techniques of economic analysis and relates theory to real world practices. Special emphasis is laid on engaging students and faculty in research.

M.Phil in Economics program consists of 8 taught courses of 24 credit hours and a thesis of 6 credit hours. Every student completing his/her coursework has to write a research paper (thesis) in the final year which is equivalent to two courses of 3 credit hours each. Currently this program is being offered at the main Campus of this university with the duration of two years.

Eligibility for Admission

Candidates with MA/MSc Economics and having at least second division, securing 50% marks in aggregate Or BSc (H) Economics with CGPA 3 out of 4 are eligible to apply. Qualifying the admission test and interview is compulsory. Candidates scoring less than 40% marks each in the test/interview will stand disqualified for admission.


For any queries regarding the program, please contact:

Mr. Asim Jameel 
Focal Person, Department of Economics
Phone: (+92-997) 414168 
Email: asim.economics@gmail.com


Duration: 2 years
Semesters : 4
Courses: 08
Research Thesis: 1
Total Credit Hours: 30


Required Courses



Knowledge Area

Credit Hours



Economics Core Courses




Economics Elective Courses



A. Economics Core Courses


Course Title

 Course Code

Total Credit Hours

Quantitative Methods For Economists

ECON 600


Research Methods For Economists

ECON 610


Advanced Microeconomics

ECON 620


Advanced Macroeconomics

ECON 630


Advanced Econometrics

ECON 640




B. Economics Elective Courses