Economics is one of the most prestigious and intellectually demanding pursuits of knowledge. From its inception, therefore, North South University established the Department of Economics on a sound footing with a set of dynamic academic programs managed by a highly qualified faculty for competent teaching and research in this rich field of knowledge.
Most of the faculty members are reputed and known at home and abroad for
their teaching and research achievements. They are dedicated to make the
department a Center of Excellence in Economics in Bangladesh.
The Department offers programs at both graduate and undergraduate
levels. The bachelor degree program, BS in Economics, started in 1993
and master degree program, MS in Economics, started in 1994. Master in
Development Studies (MDS) was introduced in January 2002 with an objective
to enhance the competence and skills of the students as development practitioners.
Besides, the department offers minor in economics for students enrolled
in other bachelor programs at NSU.