Masters Program

MS in Agricultural Economics (Finance) consists of three semesters (duration of each semester is 6 months). First two semesters for course works and third semester is for doing active field research and writing thesis.

January - June Semester

A. Compulsory Courses: (10 Cr. hr.)

Courses

Credits

AF 505

Microfinance Management

3

AF 507

Risk Management in Agriculture

3

AF 509

Resource and Enviormental Economics

4

 B. Elective Courses: (3 Cr. hr.)

Course No.

Title of the Course

Cr. hr.

AM 507

Market Structural Economics

3

AM 509

Agricultural Price Analysis and Policy

3

AM 511

Agribusiness Management

3

 C. Research Work 3 Cr. hr.

Semester total                                                                                                                 16 Cr. hr

 

July - December Semester   

A. Compulsory Course: (6 Cr. hr.)      

Courses

Credits

AF

501

Financial Management in Agriculture

3

AF

503

Capital Market in Agriculture

3

B. Elective Courses: (6/7 Cr. hr.)

Option 1*

Course No.

Title of the Course

Cr. hr.

AF 511

Agricultural Policy and Trade

3

AF 513

Rural Credit Project Analysis

3

 Option 2*

Course No.

Title of the Course

Cr. hr.

AE 501

Economics of Agricultural Development

4

AE 503

Production Economics

3

AE 505

Econometrics

3

 *(A student is required to take two courses taking one from each option)

C. Research Work                                                                                                            3 Cr.hr.

Semester total                                                                                                            15/16 Cr. hr.

Thesis Semester

AF

502

Research Work

2 Credits

AF

504

Evaluation of Thesis

5 Credits

AF

506

Thesis Defense

3 Credits

 

     Grand total                                                         41/42 Cr.hr.

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AF = Agricultural Finance, AE = Agricultural Economics, AM = Agribusiness and  Marketing