MPhil Applied Economics

In line with market needs, Department of Economics is offering MPhil Applied Economics. This programs is designed to develop economic reasoning and analytical skills among students through the provision of advanced knowledge in the field of economics. As a graduate of MPhil Applied Economics, you will have

  • advanced understanding about microeconomics, macroeconomics and applied econometrics
  • refined quantitative and applied research skills to analyze real world economic problems
  • the abilities to pursue doctoral program.
  • job opportunities in academic institutions, development agencies, financial and banking sector, Government departments, industries, NGOs, research organizations, etc.

MPhil Applied Economics is a two year program following the completion of 16 years of education i.e. BS (Hons) or conventional MA/MSc Economics. This program consists of two semesters (27 credit hours) of coursework and a research thesis (12 credit hours). After the completion of coursework in two semesters, students will focus their efforts on the MPhil thesis under the supervision of a supervisor. With an MPhil in Applied Economics, you will have exposure about those courses and skills which are especially helpful to pursue doctoral program or teaching/research professions.

Admissions Timeline

1. Admissions open 1 July 2014
2. Application deadline 18 August 2014
3. Department tests 20 August 2014
4. Interviews 20-21 August 2014
5. First merit list displayed 22 August  2014
6. Second merit list displayed 27 August  2014
7. Classes begin 8 September 2014


1. Fill in the online form; do not miss out any information – find links to online forms below the instructions
2. Print the form and attach the documents mentioned below.
3. Click the Submit button when the application is complete
4. Please note down your computer generated Admission Tracking Number

Documents Required:

  • Matriculation/ O level result
  • Intermediate/ A level result
  • Final transcripts of 4 years honors/ Masters degree
  • 2 recent passport sized photographs
  • CNIC copies of the applicant and guardian (if applicable)
  • Processing fee of Rs 2,000 must only be deposited in the HBL Branch, FC College
  • You must write your name and  admission tracking number on the Challan form, otherwise payment will not be processed

5. Submit the form in the Admissions Office Ahmad Saeed Administration Building

Please attach the following with the printed application form:

  • Research experience if any (please mention the organization, designation and nature of experience)
  • List of publications
  • Professional/employment record if any
  • Please write in not more than 150 word why you are interested in doing MPhil Economics

All of the above should be on separate sheets of paper.

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Continuing applications: 

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