• Degree: PhD
  • Campus: Beirut
  • Faculty: Business Administration
  • Department: Economics

Program Description

PhD in Economics - Admission Requirements

Applicants for the PhD (Doctor of Philosophy)Degree at the Faculty of Business Administration must hold a master’s degree from the Faculty of Business Administration at Beirut Arab University or any other recognized university that qualifies him / her to pursue their PhD with a minimum CGPA of “2.33” for credit-hour system students and “Good” for academic year system students in the courses of the master’s degree. Postgraduate students should pass the TOEFL exam with a minimum average of 500, or IELTS with a minimum score of “6.5”, or its equivalent in other languages before registering for the thesis.​​​​​​​​​​​​

Career Opportunities

Economics graduates may be employed by large private or public organizations, profit or non-profit organizations, governmental or local authorities, consultation firms and much more.

Some career options include:

Market Analyst

Investments Analyst

Urban/Regional Planner

Research Assistant

Securities Broker

Supply-Chain Analyst

Real Estate Agent

Budget Analyst

Insurance Analyst

Real Estate Appraiser

Study Plan:

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
First Semester
ECON705 Seminar in Advanced Microeconomic Theory 3 3 Major R
ECON706 Seminar in Advanced Macroeconomic Theory 3 3 Major R
Second Semester
ECON707 Seminar in Topics in Sustainable Development 3 3 Major R
ECON708 Seminar in International Economics and Financial Markets 3 3 Major R
Third Semester
ECON709 Seminar in Econometrics 3 3 Major R
ECON710 Seminar in Labor Economics 3 3 Major R
ECON711 Seminar in Economics of Money and Banking 3 3 Major R
ECON712 Seminar in Economics of Natural Resources 3 3 Major R
Fourth Semester
ECON713 Seminar in Islamic Economics 3 3 Major R
ECON714 Seminar in Economics of Information and Technology 3 3 Major R
ECON715 Seminar in Industrial Economics 3 3 Major R
ECON716 Seminar in Economics of Energy and Environment 3 3 Major R
Sixth Semester
ECON799 Thesis 3 3 Major R