Economics and Finance

B.Sc. (Hons.) - Economics and Finance

Program Details

The three-year B.Sc. Economics and Finance is an interdisciplinary program that equips students with an understanding of the economy, markets and financial institutions and the complex interplay of relationships between the three.

The first year of the program focuses on introducing economics and developing the quantitative skills required for the rigour of the program. The second and third years delve deeper into applications of microeconomics and macroeconomics and introduce core principles of finance. In the third year, students are primed for higher-level subjects such as corporate finance, asset pricing, and qualitative research in financial markets.

Students are required to undertake subjects from allied fields such as Political Science, History, Sociology, Mathematics and Statistics to explore congruencies with their core fields of study. Students also attend research seminars, lecture series, conferences and master classes facilitated by globally renowned academicians for hands-on training on applying theoretical concepts in real-world scenarios.

Students can also undertake an additional fourth year of research-driven study in Economics with Data Science to graduate with an undergraduate Honours degree.

Program Highlights

  1. Emphasis on a comprehensive understanding of the financial sector and financial markets.
  2. Transdisciplinary learning environment with exposure to learners from six UPES schools viz. Engineering, Computer Science, Law, Management, Design and Health Sciences.
  3. Access to globally renowned academicians, researchers, and thinkers from marquee institutions such as Cambridge, Cornell, Imperial College, and NUS Singapore enabling exposure to innovative knowledge and perspectives in the field.
  4. Opportunities for developing applied skills through firsthand learning experiences in the form of internships, fellowships, research seminars and, masterclasses 

Career Opportunities

With their expertise in economics and finance, students will be ably skilled to pursue the following roles:

  • Research Analyst
  • Industry Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • Risk Analyst/Manager
  • Data Analyst/Scientist
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Investment Consultant
  • Investment Strategist
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Private Equity Analyst
  • Private Wealth Manager

Students may also pursue advanced degrees in Economics or Finance and work towards a career in Academics, Public Services, or Policymaking in the Government and NGO sector.

Fee Structure

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Semester 1

Environmental Studies (foundation)4
Microeconomics I3
Calculus I
(cross with Mathematics grid)

Semester 2

Macroeconomics I3
Real Analysis I
(cross with Mathematics grid)
Probability and Statistics I
(cross with Mathematics grid)
Financial Principles3

Semester 3

Microeconomics II3
Macroeconomics II3
Econometrics I3
Linear Algebra
(cross with Mathematics grid)

Semester 4

Econometrics II3
Introduction to Programming: Python
(cross with Mathematics grid)
Corporate Finance3

Semester 5

Financial Markets3
Introduction to Stochastic Process
(cross with Mathematics grid)
Financial Institutions3
Risk Management 

Semester 6

Economics of Network2
Financial Modelling 

Semester 7

Research Seminar2
Interim Reporting2

Semester 8



The minimum eligibility criteria for B.Sc. in Economics and Finance to be fulfilled by interested students are as follows: 

  • 50% in 10th & 12th in any stream

Selection Criteria

Selection to the B.Sc. (Hons.) Economics with Data Science program is highly competitive and is limited to an intake of only 40 students. The selection criteria is a valid SAT score/ CUET.

The two steps of the selection process entail:

  1. Profile-based shortlisting
  2. Interview Process with Expert Panel


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