Mr N AUCHOYBUR
Head, Department of Economics & Statistics
Faculty of Social Sciences & Humanities
University of Mauritius
Phone Ext: 7928
Message from HoD
Welcome to the Department of Economics and Statistics!
We are a team of highly motivated academics working together to provide high level education and training in the fields of economics, statistics and actuarial science at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The Department offers degrees in Economics with Finance, Business Statistics and Actuarial Studies amongst others. The degree in Actuarial studies is recognized by the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (U.K.).
Our Masters programmes include the Masters in Public Policy and Administration, MSc Financial Economics, MSc Applied Statistics (with Specialisation in Actuarial Science) and the MA Economics (Collaborative Programme) which provide an edge to those looking at further enhancing their knowledge. The MA Economics is offered in collaboration with the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC).
Members of the Department are actively engaged in cutting-edge research including the socioeconomic impact of climate change, the new Covid-19 pandemic and environmental catastrophes. Several members are currently supervising MPhil and PhD students.
The Department maintains an active link with both the public and private sectors through consultancy projects and student placements.
As a student in our Department you will benefit from our expertise mentioned above. I wish you all the very best in your studies.
Mr Nashad Auchoybur