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Structure of the Program

M.Sc. in Economics at BUBT is a full time evening program. This is a sixteen-month program consisting of four semesters of thirteen weeks duration each. Students are to complete 12 courses consisting of thirty-six credit hours and a project work, equivalent to 3 credits, on one of the selected areas. A faculty supervisor guides the students in doing the project work and writing the report.


Admission requirements for M. Sc in Economics Program:

  • A Second Class in a three-year Bachelor degree or CGPA of 2.50 in a four-year Bachelor degree. Or
  • A four-year Bachelor degree either in Mathematics or Statistics, or Agricultural Economics, or
  • Home Economics, or Health Economics (Minimum CGPA 2.5). or
  • Other relevant Bachelor degree in which it is required to complete some additional preparatory courses (minimum CGPA 2.5).
  • GPA of at least 2.50 or 2nd Division in both the SSC and the HSC or equivalent examinations; or
  • GPA of at least 2.00 either in the SSC or the HSC examination, but the total GPA in both the examinations combined must be at least 6.00; or
  • 'O ' Level with at least 5 subjects and 'A' Level with at least 2 subjects. In these two examinations out of 7 (seven) subjects, a student must have passed 4 (four) subjects with at least B grade or GPA of 4.00 and in 3 (three) subjects with in at least C grade or GPA of 3.5.
  • North American High School Diploma or International Baccalaureate, or its equivalent.
  • In case of sons/daughters of Freedom Fighters, a total GPA of at least 5.00 in both the SSC and the HSC Examinations. But the official proof of the Father /Mother as a Freedom Fighter must be submitted.


Admission Procedure for M. Sc in Economics Program:

Admission form and prospectus are available in the admission office/ reception desk. After verification of the necessary documents, the applicants are allowed to deposit the admission fees and sign on the application form to complete the admission process.

The following documents are needed at the time of admission:

  • Two passport size color photographs (studio lab print with white background for ID card purpose).
  • Photocopies of SSC/O-Level, HSC/A-Level, Bachelor degree or equivalent examination certificates and mark sheets/transcripts and birth certificate/ national ID card (one copy each).
  • Original certificates, mark sheets/transcripts and birth certificate /national ID card must be produced for verification by the officer of BUBT in charge of admission.


Structure of the Courses:

Course type No. of courses Credit hours
A. Core courses 08 24
B. Elective courses 04 12
C. Project Work - 3
Total 12 39


A. Core Courses

Sl. No. Course Code Course Title Credits
1 ECO 501 Advanced Microeconomic Theory I 3
2 ECO 502 Advanced Microeconomic Theory II 3
3 ECO 503 Advanced Macroeconomic Theory I 3
4 ECO 504 Advanced Macroeconomic Theory II 3
5 ECO 505 Advanced Econometrics 3
6 ECO 506 Advanced Development Economics 3
7 ECO 507 International Economics 3
8 ECO 508 Energy and Resource Economics 3
Total Credit Hours (8x3) 24


B. Elective Courses: (any four)

Sl. No. Course Code Course Title Credits
1 ECO 509 Applied Econometrics 3
2 ECO 510 Contemporary Issues in Environmental Economics 3
3 ECO 511 Research Methodology 3
4 ECO 512 International Financial Management 3
5 ECO 513 Population Economics 3
6 ECO 514 International Economic Institutions 3
7 ECO 515 Contemporary Issues in World Economy 3
Maximum Credit Hours (4x3) 12


C. Project Work

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Formation of Economics Club


Bangladesh University of Business and Technology

Rupnagar, Mirpur-2, Dhaka-1216, Bangladesh
Phone: 4803-6351, 4803-6352, 4803-6353
Admission Hotline Number: 01810033733
Cell: 01967169189, 01845734337, 01680050630
Email: info@bubt.edu.bd