Economics Discipline of Khulna University - at a glance

Economics Discipline of Khulna University was established in 1999 to supply trained manpower in the field of Economics. The curricula of the Discipline have been framed by blending traditional and new theory courses with real world assignments.

Currently the Discipline offers 4-year BSS (Hons) degree, 18-month MSS degree and 16-month Master of Development Policy and Studies (MDPS) degree based on CGPA system with the aim of addressing economic and development issues, with special focus on the south-west region of Bangladesh. The faculty members of the Discipline are contributing in economic literature through publishing research findings in international journals. They are also engaged in research projects funded by renowned regional, national and international organizations.

Successful completion of the Higher Education Quality Enhancement Project (HEQEP) for improving teaching-learning environment is regarded as the largest project ever accomplished by the Discipline. The project has upgraded classrooms equipped with all modern facilities, established computer lab., enriched seminar library, connected the Discipline to the virtual world through providing free Wi-Fi Internet services and initiated linkage with industrial units and agricultural farms for practical orientation of study and research of the stakeholders of the Discipline.