Masters of Business Economics

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Mar 13, 2023 19:31PM IST

About Masters of Business Economics (MBE)

Masters of Business Economics (MBE) is a postgraduate course that offers knowledge about microeconomics, macroeconomics along with quantitative techniques and applied environmental economical concepts. It imparts practical and theoretical knowledge about economical aspects along with management education which helps students in the critical assessment of the national and international policies and changes in government framework and regulations.

MBE provides students with the right skillsets for analysing the financial market, financial forecasting, and calculation of risks. The course is the right choice for aspirants who have a keen interest in the national and international economic problems and can collect, interpret, and represent a large amount of data. Aspirants should also have adequate knowledge about the world economy and the global financial market.

Master of Business Economics (MBE) Highlights

Some of the major highlights of the Master of Business Economics (MBE) is as follows:

Course Name Master of Business Economics
Short Name MBE
Course Level Masters
Examination Type Semester-wise
Eligibility Bachelor's Degree in the relevant field
Duration 2 years
Course Fee INR 10,000 to Rs. 2 lakhs
Job Profiles Business Economist, Asset Manager, Market Analyst, Operations Manager, etc.
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Masters of Business Economics (MBE) Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum Qualification Required: A bachelor’s degree in commerce/ mathematics/ statistics/ B.Tech/ business administration
  • Minimum Marks Required: 45% to 55%. However, the minimum marks may vary from institute to institute

MBE Admission Process:

The admission process for the Master of Business Economics is either conducted on the basis of entrance exam or on the basis of merit.

Direct Admissions

Some of the colleges in India admission to the MBE course on the basis of merit which is also known as Direct Admissions.Through this pathway, candidates are selected on the basis of their marks scored in the Intermediate examination.For this, candidates simply have to apply to the college. After the board results are announced the colleges will release their cut-off scores.If candidates have scored more than or equal to the cut-off scores of the intended college will be eligible for admissions in the same.

Admissions through Entrance Exams

The second way for MBE admissions is on the basis of entrance exams.Candidates are selected on the basis of their marks scored in the entrance examinations of an institute.

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Masters of Business Economics (MBE) Syllabus

First Year:

Micro Economics Analysis

Impact Analysis & Project Appraisal

Legal Environment and Business

Applied Business Statistics

Fundamentals of Economics

Marketing Management

Organizational Behaviour & Development

International Trade & Business

Principles of Business Finance & Accounting

Second Year:

Industrial Economics

International Trade & Business

Economics of Services

World Trading System

Global Finance

Economics of Natural Resources & Environment

Sustainable Development and Business

Indian in the Contemporary World Economy

Research Projects

Apart from the defined syllabus above, candidates also have to choose optional subjects of their choice and academic interests. They can choose from the following list individually or in combinations (depending on the college and its curriculum):

  • Corporate Finance
  • Portfolio Management
  • Agriculture Economics
  • Advanced Econometrics
  • Financial Risk Management
  • Energy Economics
  • Game Theory and Application
  • Time Series and Business Forecasting
  • Labour Economics
  • Managing Change in Organisations 
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Masters of Business Economics (MBE) Career Options and Job Prospects

An ample number of employment opportunities are available for aspirants after the completion of MBE program. As the course provides candidates with right skill sets, one can start working as a manager or as an economist. Some of the popular job roles for MBE postgraduates are:

  • Business Development
  • Brand Manager
  • Economist
  • Marketing Agent
  • Business Finance Associate
  • Business Analyst
  • Manager
  • Zonal Business Manager
  • Teacher

The annual start salary of a fresher is Rs. 3 lakh to Rs. 4lakh. The suitable employment areas for candidates with Masters in Business Economics degree:

  • Schools/Colleges
  • Business Parks
  • Finance Departments/ Firms
  • Banks
  • Stock Exchanges
  • Trade Centres
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FAQs about MBE

What is the average fee for the course Masters of Business Economics (MBE) ?

The average fee for Masters of Business Economics (MBE) is INR 50,000 per year.

I want admission in Masters of Business Economics (MBE). Do I have to clear any exams for that ?

Delhi University Science , Delhi University Arts are some of the exams that you can appear for to get admission in Masters of Business Economics (MBE) courses.

What are the top colleges offering Masters of Business Economics (MBE) courses ?

Following are some of the top colleges offering Commerce and Banking courses : St. Andrew College Of Arts Science & Commerce (Mumbai) , Indraprastha College for Women (New Delhi) , Stella Maris College (Chennai) , K. J. Somaiya College of Arts and Commerce (Mumbai) , Hansraj College (Delhi). You can explore these colleges on our website to check if they offer Masters of Business Economics (MBE) or not.

What is the duration of the course Masters of Business Economics (MBE) ?

Masters of Business Economics (MBE) is a 2 year course.
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