B. A. Economics

BA Economics with specialisation in Finance, Econometrics and Data Analysis course prepares the students to analyze the business environment and its impact on the corporate firms. It is a 3 year MGU-UGP programme. This course equips the students with quantitative skills along with the theoretical knowledge.

The principal aims and objectives of the BA Economics program are:

  • Forecasting, information provision, policy analysis and consulting
  • Monitoring current economic trends
  • Developing unique insights on how external events affect the domestic economy
  • Monitors and disseminates key indicators such as inflation, employment, interest rates and exchange rates
  • Catering to the requirements of the corporate world and this would offer immense career opportunities in corporate firms, banking, finance and insurance sectors as market analysts, financial analysts, economists etc.
  • Preparing of forecasts of variables influencing the operations of corporate firms at various levels, for both planning and budgeting
  • The monitoring of the economy and other factors on a continuous basis
  • Responding to the current problems facing corporate or parts thereof, which involve problem-definition, detailed analysis, generating alternative solutions


Candidates must have passed Plus Two Higher Secondary course in Kerala or its equivalent approved by the Government of Kerala.