Study levels Study levels

Undergraduate studies

Every year and through Konkur (the nationwide university entrance exam), the economics department welcomes freshmen who hold high school diploma in mathematics. Also to encourage the undergraduate students, the department enrolls up to 10% of undergraduate students for graduate studies.

Graduate studies

In the graduate (or Master) level, the department offers six major fields of study including:

  1. Economic sciences
  2. Economic development and planning
  3. Energy economics
  4. Environmental economics
  5. Islamic banking
  6. Islamic economics

The economic sciences major includes 32 main study units (26 units for courses and 6 units for the dissertation) and 3 remedial study units. In 2011, 15 Rouzaneh (tuition waived) and 10 Nobat-Dovvom (tuition paying) students have been enrolled and are our students now.

The economic development and planning major includes 32 units of study (26 units for courses and 6 units for the dissertation). In 2011, five Rouzaneh and five Nobat-Dovvom students have been enrolled and are our students now.

The energy economics major includes 32 main study units (26 units for courses and 6 units for the dissertation) and 8 remedial study units. In 2011, five Rouzaneh and five Nobat-Dovvom students have been enrolled and are our students now.

The environmental economics major includes 32 main study units (26 units for courses and 6 units for the dissertation) and 3 remedial study units. In 2011, five Rouzaneh and five Nobat-Dovvom students have been enrolled and are our students now.

The Islamic banking major includes 32 main study units (26 units for courses and 6 units for the dissertation) and 8 remedial study units. In 2011, five Rouzaneh and five Nobat-Dovvom students have been enrolled and are our students now. The enrollment in this major started in 2010.

In aggregate, 40 Rouzaneh and 30 Nobat-Dovvom students were enrolled in 2011. Currently, the department is serving 234 graduate (Master) students in five aforesaid majors. Also, the department has ratified to enroll students in housing economics as the seventh major in the upcoming years. Besides, financial economics and insurance economics are our eighth and ninth majors to be ratified.

Postgraduate studies

  • Theoretical economics
  • Econometrics
  • Financial economics
  • International economics
  • Monetary economics
  • Resource economics
  • Public sector economics
  • Islamic economics (Islamic money and fund-raising)
  • Development economics
  • Urban and regional economics
  • Mathematical economics
  • Housing economics

Every year, the department offers a selection of the above majors for PhD students depending on the faculty availability and students' interests. The postgraduate (PhD) program comprises of 18 units for courses and 18 units of dissertation alongside 6 units of remedial courses. Currently, the department and faculty are serving 53 PhD students. The two majors of housing economics and insurance economics are being approved and new students can choose these majors upon ratification.