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B.Sc (Hons.) with Majors in Economics & Minors in Media Studies

Program Overview

Areas: Economics, Micro and Macro Economics, Management, Accounting, Banking, Finance, Development, Trade, Econometrics, Financial Markets

Duration: 4 - 5 years, 9 semesters

Credits: 141

Career Paths: Banking and Financial Sector, Commerce and industry, Research organizations, Regulatory Bodies, Planning and Development Institutions, Non-Governmental Organizations

  • Scholarships 

    Merit Scholarships

    1. 75% of the tuition fees for all students  securing 90% or higher marks in intermediate or 3As in A levels (continued or awarded conditional on maintaining 3.8 or higher CGPA with full workload)
    2. 50% of the tuition fees for all students securing 80-89% or 2As in A levels (continued or awarded conditional on maintaining 3.5-3.8  CGPA with full workload)

    Need Based Scholarship
    Up to 100% subject to assessment of the need, certain verifications and competence

    Beaconhouse Group Patronage Scholarship
    100% admission fee waiver for all graduates of Beaconhouse School System or its affiliates.

  • Career Prospects

    Here are some routes graduates can pursue: 
    Media research, public relations and marketing, journalism, publishing,new media development, Banking and Financial Sector, Commerce and industry, Research organizations, Regulatory Bodies, Planning and Development Institutions, Non-Governmental Organizations,

  • Program Objectives 

    The distribution of credits indicates the priorities of the program: a deep, broad and structured training in core areas of economics built on the foundation of a liberal arts training as embodied in the non-economics core, and the room to explore a variety of subjects within and beyond the confines of economics.

  • Learning Outcomes

    • To equip students with the standard conceptual tools and language of the economics discipline and profession, so as to allow students to participate in contemporary global conversations and debates. 
    • Courses in Economics program allow students to participate in conversations and debates not only on the margins of the economics discipline, but also to converse with critical voices within the mainstream. 
    • To equip students with the tools of quantitative and empirical analysis which economics students today are expected to be familiar with. 
  • Eligibilty

    Those who would like to opt for Double Major program should have a minimum of 3.00 CGPA. Students will be able to choose double majors at the beginning of their third semester.
    The Major in Finance courses (see Table 2 below) will introduce students to a broad range of subjects including banking, financial statement and reporting, banking laws and regulations, financial markets and institutions, and accounting. These wide ranges of topics will establish the theoretical understanding of actual models that allows for the pricing of risk and valuation of future cash flows. First 10 courses listed in Table 2 are compulsory courses for major in finance. 


     

  • Program Structure

    • Course Categories & Mainstream Courses 

      Table 1: Credit Requirements by Course Category for BSc (Hons.) with Majors in Economics and Minors in Media Studies 


      Category Name Category Abbreviation Courses  Number of Credits Hrs.
      Economics Core EC  21 63
      Economics Electives EE  08 24
      Non-economics core NEC  08 18
      Non-economics electives NEE  03 09
      Media Studies Courses     07 21
        Total  45 135

      Table 2: Mainstream Courses for Minors in Media Studies

      Course Codxe Course Title Credit Hours Pre-Reqs
      MCB-116 Introduction To Mass Studies  3 -
      MCB-211 Introduction to  Broadcast Media 3 -
      MCB-647 Introduction to Advertising 3 -
      MCM-522 Introduction to Public Relations  3 -
      MCB-305 Digital Media Marketing  3 -
      MCM-531 Graphics and Visual Design  3 -
      MCB-461 Media, Management and Marketing  3 -
         Total 21  
  • Transfer Policy

    Transfer of the students from other related schools / programs would be permissible for only those students who have secured minimum 2.0 CGPA.  

  • Degree Requirement

    Students are required to complete 132 credit hours in order to complete the degree.