MA Economics

The MA in Economics course is designed to combine a solid training in microeconomic and macroeconomic principles with quantitative methods and research.

Entry requirements

  • 1) Undergraduate Degree in a relevant subject, or overseas equivalent qualification.
  • 2) IELTS standard requirements for non-native English speakers
  • 3) If you do not meet language or scholarly requirements, it might be possible for you to undertake foundation or pre-sessional programmes that will prepare you for the Master’s programme. For more information, please contact the Admissions Office.

Learning outcomes

Graduates will gain a deep understanding of economics and the relevant methods of mathematical economics and econometrics research in this area. The course aims to develop the powers of inquiry, critical analysis and logical thinking, and the ability to apply theoretical knowledge to current issues of policy and practice in economics.
Students will be encouraged to use their own initiative, independent learning, and awareness of analytical and theoretical approaches in the field of economics, exposure to recent research and tools in applied work in economics.
Graduates will develop their written and oral expression, communication and presentation skills in English.

Professional profiles:

With the range of applied economics skills provided in the MA, Economics students are perfectly placed to seek a career in business, getting themselves ahead of the  competition. The demand for economists continues to grow worldwide, creating new positions amongst several institutions from the public sector (universities, central banks, international organisations, etc.) to the private sector (commercial banks and insurance providers).

The course prepares students for the following professions:

  • Economists
  • Analysts
  • Bankers
  • Consultants
  • Trading Assistants

Master Degree in Economics

EXAM SSD Credits
Master’s first year
Accounting and financial reporting II SECS-P/07 9
Marketing SECS-P/08 9
Productive cycles technology SECS-P/13 9
Public economics- Advanced class SECS-P/03 9
Accounting history SECS-P/12 9
Commercial law – Advanced course IUS/04 6
Political and Economic Geography MGGR/02 9
Total Credits 60
Master’s second year
Economic statistics SECS-S/03 9
International economy SECS-P/01 6
Business methodologies and corporate quantitative analysis SECS-P/07 9
Auditing SECS-P/07 6
Other linguistic knowledge 5
Elective course 9
Internship 2
Graduation Thesis 14
Total credits 60


Elective courses
EXAM SSD Credits
Quality management SECS P/13 9
Administrative organization and Scolastic legislation IUS/10 9
International accounting principles SECS P/07 9
Geography of development M-GGR/02 9
Economic policy – Advanced class IUS/12 9