MS Economics (2.5 years)

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MS Economics (2.5 years)

Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS
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MS Economics (2.5 years) is a 2.5 years Masters program taught at Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS, . The program is offered in campus-based modes with full Time options. To successfully obtain MS Economics (2.5 years) from Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS you are required to complete credit hours. After completion of MS Economics (2.5 years) you will be able to further continue for advance studies or start career as Economist, Budget Analyst, Consultant.

The LUMS MS Economics degree has emerged as one of the leading Economics programmes in the country. Taking advantage of high-quality teaching and research at LUMS, the programme is designed for fresh graduates as well as professionals seeking training in Economics for career progression or change.

Offered by the Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS), the programme encourages students to apply their training to address and resolve major challenges in business and policy. It also provides a strong grounding in theory and application, and is based upon a rigorous curriculum consisting of core and elective courses with the option of a Master's thesis.

Admission Requirements

The minimum requirements for admission in MS Economics (2.5 years) at Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS for all applicants (Domestic or International) are:

  • program specific academic requirment set by Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS.
  • English Language OR any other language requirments as set by Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS as pre-requiste for admission in MS Economics (2.5 years).

Note: Please check the university website in the link below.

Applicants must meet the minimum eligibility criteria in order to be considered for admission to the MS Economics programme. 

Admission is purely merit-based and rests solely on the following criteria:

  • Academic Record;
  • Performance in Admission Tests *;
  • Application review; and
  • Submission of complete Online Application, Application Processing Fee and supporting documents by the stipulated deadline

Courses Units

You need to complete credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at

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Students have a thesis and non-thesis option.

MS students with thesis are required to register in the third and fourth semesters by taking 6 thesis credits. MS students without thesis are required to take 6 credits elective courses in the third semester to complete the degree requirements. The maximum duration to complete the MS Economics requirements is 3 years.

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