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Graduate programmes curricula

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ARGENTINA

  • Maestría en Comercio Internacional (Master in International Trade)(Spanish)
    Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Córdoba, 2 years
    Areas: Trade, Economics, Law
    The programme provides a holistic view of international trade negotiations and international markets. It also builds knowledge on the management of economic and financial instruments, through a theoretical and practical approach.
    Entry requirements: University degree or higher non-university level of four years minimum.

BARBADOS

  • Master's in International Trade Policy (English)
    The University of West Indies, Cave Hill, up to 11 months
    Areas: International Economics, Law
    The MIPT provides an insight into the world of trade policy, and builds knowledge on law, trade theory and practice, and governance.
    Entry requirements: Lower Second Class degree or equivalent in international economics, international relations, development studies, global studies, international business, international law.

BELARUS

  • магистерская Международная экономика и торговая политика (Masters in International Economics and Trade Policy) (Russian/English)
    Belarus State Economic University, Minsk, 1.5 years
    Areas: Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Foreign policy, Trade
    The program trains individuals in ensuring the national economy needs specialists with in-depth knowledge in the field of international trade policy; capabilities in foreign languages to conduct trade negotiations with representatives of the governments of foreign countries and international organizations; participate in the process to join the WTO and in the promotion of the interests of the Republic of Belarus through the WTO mechanisms.
    Entry requirements: undergraduate degree and an interview in English.

BELGIUM

  • Master of Advanced Studies in Economics(English)
    Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies, Leuven, one year
    Areas: International Economics, Econometrics, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, International Trade
    The Master of Advanced Studies offers students an indepth knowledge and the tools to analyse concrete economic problems. It also acquaints them with current research practices in economics.
    Entry requirements: should hold a diploma, with above-average academic performance, from either another university Master's degree in Economics comparable to the Master's degree in Economics of KU Leuven, Campus Leuven; a university Master's degree in Business Economics or Business Engineering awarded by the Faculty of Economics and Business at KU Leuven, Campus Leuven or equivalent; or a university Master's degree with a solid background in mathematics and statistics.Applicant must also demonstrate a strong interest in economics

BRAZIL

  • Mestrado em Economia (Master in Economics)(Portuguese)
    University of Campinas, Campinas, Sao Paulo, 1.5 years
    Areas: Econometrics, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics
    Study of economic theory and broader areas such as international economics, agricultural economics, history of economic thought...
    Entry requirements: At least 120 credits in graduate courses.
     
  • Doutorado em Economia (PhD in Economics)(Portuguese)
    University of Campinas, Sao Paulo, within 4 years
    Areas: Econometrics, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics
    Study of economic theory and research in political economy, contemporary Brazilian economy.
    Entry requirements: At least 120 credits in graduate courses.
  • Masters in Economics(Portuguese)
    Universidade Federal de Viçosa (UFV), Viçosa, Minas Gerais. Brazil. 24 months
    Areas: Public Policies, International and Applied Economics
    Study of institutions, development economics and trade. It addresses economic, sectoral and political questions.
    Entry requirements:  Brazilians: a national exam in December (ANPEC), or an internal selection in July. Foreigners: An internal selection based on government agreements

CANADA

  • MA in Political Economy (English)
    Carleton Univeristy, Ontario, 2 years
    Areas: Politics, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Development, Public Policy
    Entry requirements: B.A.(Honours), with at least high honours standing, in one of the disciplines represented in the Institute. Prospective applicants without such qualifications may be considered for admission if they have both a strong academic record and relevant work experience.
     
  • Ph.D. Legal Studies with Specialization in Political Economy (English)
    Carleton Univeristy, Ontario, 4 years
    Areas: Law, Economics, International Relations, Public Policy
    Entry requirements: a master's degree (or equivalent) with at least an A- average. Given the interdisciplinary nature of the department and the graduate program, applications are accepted from a wide variety of backgrounds, including, but not limited to, legal studies, political science, history, criminology, sociology, women's studies and philosophy.

CHINA

  • International Graduate Program in Applied Economics(English)
    University of International Business and Economics, Beijing, up to 3 years
    Areas: Econometrics, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics
    Study of economic theory in addition to field courses such as international trade theory, corporate finance or industrial organization.
    Entry requirements: Applicants must have completed or must be in their final year of completing an undergraduate programme (or equivalent), with at least a B (80%) standing in the final year of that programme
  • International Graduate Program in International Development(English)
    University of International Business and Economics, Beijing, up to 3 years
    Areas: Development
    Study of development economics, linked to other themes such as international trade and development, or international cooperation and development.
    Entry requirements: Applicants must have completed or must be in their final year of completing an undergraduate programme (or equivalent) with at least a B (80%) standing in the final year of that programme
     
  • Masters in International political Economy (Chinese)
    East China Normal University, Shanghai, 2 years
    Areas: International Politics, Economics, Trade
    The objectives of the program are for students to gain an understanding of international politics and national economic behavior; understand state power and international trade and investment relations; and be able to use the latest case studies the interaction between international politics and economy.
    Entry requirements: a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and /or International Relations and / or other related fields from a recognized university.

COLOMBIA

  • Maestría en Economía (Master in Economics) (Spanish)
    Universidad EAFIT, Medellín, 1.5 years
    Areas: Econometrics, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics.
    This programme provides advanced knowledge of the main areas of study in economics, such as microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics, in conjunction with the use of mathematics as their main tool. It also offers specific knowledge on quantitative approaches for research, and on applied microeconomics or macroeconomics.
    Entry requirements: An undergraduate degree; entrance interview
     
  • Maestria en Economia de las Politicas Publicas (Masters in Economics of Public Policy) (English)
    Universidad del Rosario, Bogotá, 3 semesters (1.5 years)
    Areas: Public Policy, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics
    The Master in Economics of Public Policy provides an opportunity to discuss topics such public social policies (poverty and discrimination, labor markets, health economics, economics of education), regulatory policies (economic regulation, industrial organization, competition policy), policy development (conflict and violence, science and technology, international trade, agricultural economics, urban development), complementary policies (public finance, economic analysis of law, techniques complementary and sampling) measurement.
    Entry requirements: An undergraduate degree; entrance interview

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

  • Maestría en Economía (Master in Economics)(Spanish)
    Empirica, Santo Domingo, 5 semesters;(2 years)
    Areas: International Economics, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Finance
    A two year program designed for training and specialization in modern economic analysis.
    Entry requirements: Undergraduate degree in economics or a related discipline with a minimum of 2.8 GPA.

EGYPT

  • MSc in Economics(Arabic, English)
    Cairo University, Cairo
    Areas: Macroeconomics, Microeconomics
    This programme aims at presenting economic theories and expanding the analysis to development economics, agricultural economics, and energy economics.

FRANCE

  • Master 2 Gouvernance des organisations pour le développement international (GODI) (Master in Governance of Organizations for International Development) (French)
    Professional track

    Research track

    Université Pierre-Mendès-France, Grenoble, 1 year
    Areas: Economics, Law, Management
    This programme aims to develop students' expertise in the fields of development, political economy and international economic negotiations.
    Entry requirements: A Bac+4 degree; a minimum level of foreign language

GERMANY

  • Master's in International and Development Economics(English)
    University of Applied Sciences (HTW), Berlin, 18 months
    Areas: Development Economics, International Economics, Macroeconomics
    Study of International Trade Relations and Development Economics. It addresses economic, sectoral and political questions concerning developing and transition countries.
    Entry requirements: Basic academic knowledge of economics acquired in undergraduate studies

INDIA

  • MA in Economics (with specialization in the World Economy)(English)
    Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, 2 years
    Areas:International Trade, Development, Environment, and Finance.
    Study of economics with emphasis on India’s growing integration with the global economy. The programme incorporates new and emerging research areas in trade, development, environmental and natural resources, technology, finance, regulatory economics and information economics.
    Entry requirements: Undergraduate degree in Economics, with Mathematics and Statistics as subsidiary subjects.
  • MPhil in International Trade and Development(English)
    Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 2 years
    Areas: International Trade, International Economics
    Study of advanced economic theory, advanced trade theory, quantitative methods in international economics, and pure theory of international trade.
    Entry requirements: Masters's degree in Economics with at least 50% marks and familiarity with Mathematics and Statistics up to Bachelor’s level

ITALY

  • Master of Science in Economic and Social Sciences(Italian, English)
    L'Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi, Milano, 2 years
    Areas: Econometrics, Macroeconomics, Mathematics, Statisctics
    The programme aims at providing students with an advanced knowledge in economics, economic history, sociology and political science, quantitative tools and legal disciplines aimed at the regulation of businesses and markets.
    Entry requirements: Background in economics, business, or finance. Students with earlier studies in mathematics or statistics may qualify
     
  • Master of Science in Economics and Management of Innovation and Technology(English)
    L'Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi, Milano, 2 years
    Areas: Economics, Management, Law
    The programme is organized around key problem areas (competitiveness, innovation, internationalization, entrepreneurship, intellectual property rights) which are analyzed through multiple disciplines and perspectives (economics, management, law, quantitative and statistical methods).
    Entry requirements: Economic and management background; background in engineering and other scientific fields

JORDAN

  • PhD in Business Economics(English)
    University of Jordan, Amman
    Areas: Finance, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics
    The programme combines an in-depth analysis of the economic theory with study of practical economics such as fiscal and monetary policies, but also business economics, such as international finance.
    Entry requirements: Master’s degree in economics or international trade, business administration, finance, marketing, financial and monetary sciences, accounting, or agricultural economics.
     
  • Master in Regulation and Competition(English)
    University of Jordan , Amman
    Areas: Economics, Law, Management
    The programme provides an understanding of the key issues relating to competition and regulation - main elements of economic regulation, quantitative and analytical techniques used in economic regulation, relationship between law and public policy, and a broad institutional context in which regulatory policies operate.
    Entry requirements: Previous specialization in economics or business economics, business administration, statistics, accounting, finance, marketing, banking, public administration, law, engineering, information technology, MIS, accounting information systems or business information systems
  • MA in Business Economics(English)
    University of Jordan , Amman
    Areas: Econometrics, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics
    This programme combines an analysis of the economic theory and the study of business economics, through topics such as International Monetary System or Financial Economics.
    Entry requirements: MA in economics/business economics, or a degree in financial economics, agricultural economics, Islamic economics, economics of insurance, political economy, financial and monetary sciences, business administration, marketing, accounting, actuarial studies, statistics, management information systems, computer information system, industrial engineering, civil engineering, mathematics, public administration

KENYA

  • Masters of Arts in Economics of Multilateral Trading Systems(English)
    University of Nairobi, Nairobi, 2 years
    Areas: Development Economics, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics
    This programme addresses pressing contemporary multilateral trade needs by dealing with economics and law which guide the multilateral trade agreements of the current global trading system.
    Entry requirements: At least Upper Second Class Honours: first degree in either economics or other related disciplines from the University of Nairobi provided that applicants with backgrounds other than economics shall perform satisfactorily in a qualifying examination, or; Degrees or qualifications from other universities recognized by the Senate of the University of Nairobi as being of comparable academic status
     
  • Masters of Arts in Economics(English)
    University of Nairobi, Nairobi, 2 years
    Areas: Development Economics, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics
    The programme addresses pressing economic needs of our times by fostering research, policy evolution analysis and economic management.
    Entry requirements: At least an Upper Second Class Honours first degree in either economics or other related disciplines from the University of Nairobi; Degrees or qualifications from other universities recognized by Senate of University as being of comparable academic status.
     
  • Masters of Arts in Economic Policy Management(English)
    University of Nairobi, Nairobi, 2 years
    Areas: International Economics, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics
    The programme addresses pressing managerial needs by dealing with Finance, Monetary Economics and Policy analysis, and by linking them to broader contemporary global concerns such as health and the environment.
    Entry requirements: At least an Upper Second Class Honours degree in Economics from the University of Nairobi; Degrees or equivalent qualifications from other institutions

MAURITIUS

  • MA Economics(English)
    University of Mauritius, Reduit, 2 years
    Areas: Macroeconomics, Microeconomics
    The programme aims at providing advanced training in economic theory and methods, but also in international economics, environmental economics, or agricultural economics.
    Entry requirements: Second Class Honours Degree in Economics

MEXICO

  • Maestría en Economía (Masters in Economics)(Spanish)
    Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, México, 1.5 years
    Areas: Development, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics
    This programme aims at strengthening the knowledge in economics and broaden it in the field of development economics. It supplies students with a sound foundation in economic theory and its applications.
    Entry requirements: Degree in economics or a related field
     
  • Maestría en Teoría Económica (Masters in Economic Theory)(Spanish)
    Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, México, 1.5 years
    Areas: Econometrics, Macroeconomics
    The programme consists of courses in economic theory, advanced quantitative analysis, dynamic programming and econometrics.
    Entry requirements: Undergraduate degree in any subject
     
  • Doctorado en Economía (PhD in Economics)(Spanish)
    Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, México, 5 years
    Areas: Development, Econometrics, Finance
    The programme consists of courses in economic theory, advanced quantitative analysis, dynamic programming and econometrics, plus elective courses, followed by a research project in fields such as international trade, political economy, industrial organization, or others.
    Entry requirements: Graduate degree in any subject

MOZAMBIQUE

  • Mestrado em Economia(Master's in Economics)(Portuguese)
    Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, 3 years
    Areas: Economics, Finance, Management
    The programme was designed to primarily meet specific needs of Mozambique. It combines a pluralistic theoretical base with the development of analytical capacity for research and analysis of economic processes and management.
    Entry requirements: Bachelor's degree in economics or equivalent

PAKISTAN

  • Master in Economics(English)
    Institute of Business Administration, Karachi, 2 years (maximum 5 year allowance)
    Areas: Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Development
    This Masters program is designed to provide a solid background in theory, quantitative methods, and applications appropriate to the needs of economists involved in policy planning, analysis, and forecasting of public and private sectors. This program emphasizes on applied economics, and caters to the growing market for economic analysts.
    Entry requirements: Candidates must have a minimum 16 years of education / equivalent degree in any discipline recognized by HEC with minimum 2.5 out of 4.0 GPA or 60% marks in the last degree.
  • PhD in Economics(English)
    Institute of Business Administration, Karachi, 4 years
    Areas: Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, International Trade, Economics
    The PhD (Economics] program is designed to provide a solid background in theory, quantitative methods, and applications appropriate to the needs of economists involved in policy planning, analysis, and forecasting of public and private sectors. The program emphasizes on applied economics, and caters to the growing market for economic analysts.
    Entry requirements: MS / M.Phil / equivalent degree in Economics or related discipline from HEC recognized local and foreign universities with minimum 3 out of 4 CGPA

PERU

  • Maestría en Biocomercio y Desarrollo Sostenible (Master in Biotrade and Sustainable Development)(Spanish)
    Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Lima, 2 years (after 1 year, the students receive a  "Diplomado en Biocomercio y Desarrollo Sostenible")
    Areas: Economics, Environment
    The programme offers knowledge on bio-systems and globally important issues in this area, based on the integration of economics, social sciences, and environmental sciences, which are seen as inseparable parts of sustainable development.
    Entry requirements: Bachelor's degree

PHILIPPINES

  • Masters in Political Economy (English)
    University of Asia and the Pacific, Pasig, 2 years
    Areas: International Relations, Development, Public Policy, Governances
    The Political Economy program seeks to equip students with skills that will enable them to examine society through different lenses–political science, economics, history, philosophy, sociology–and to consider social issues not merely from a local but also from a regional and global perspective.
    Entry requirements: Applicants must preferably have an undergraduate degree in political economy, political science or economics.

RUSSIAN FEDERATION

  • Master in International Economics(English)
    State University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, 2 years
    Areas: Finance, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics
    In-depth study of economic theory and the development of international trade, financial economics, and management
    Entry requirements: Undergraduate or MA degree
     
  • MSc in Economics (Russian)
    St. Petersburg State University of Economics, Moscow, 4 semesters (2 years)
    Areas: Macroeconomics, Microeconomics
    Entry requirements: a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and /or International Relations and / or other related fields from a recognized university.

SENEGAL

  • Master's in Development Practice(French)
    Cheikh Anta Diop University, Dakar, 2 years
    Areas: Economic Development, Management
    The purpose of this programme is to identify and address global challenges to sustainable development, such as poverty, population, health, conservation, climate change, and human rights-related issues.
    Entry requirements: BA or any equivalent degree, or relevant professional experience

SERBIA

SPAIN

  • Masters of Laws in International Economic Law and Policy(English)
    Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, 9 months
    Areas: Economics, International Political Economics, Law
    Through the study of law, economics and international political economy, the programme provides students with in-depth knowledge and analytical tools required of cutting-edge practitioners in all major fields of international legal and economic governance today.
    Entry requirements: Undergraduate degree in law or economics

SOUTH AFRICA

  • MCom in Economics(English)
    North-West University, Potchefstroom, 12-24 Months
    Areas: Economics
    Broad focus on economic development and international trade.
    Entry requirements: A minimum average of 65% in an applicable BA honours, BSc honours or BCom honours degree.
     
  • MCom in International Trade(English)
    North-West University, Potchefstroom, 12-24 Months
    Areas: International Trade
    Focus on international trade.
    Entry requirements: A minimum average of 65% in an applicable BA honours, BSc honours or BCom honours degree.
     
  • PhD in Economics(English)
    North-West University, Potchefstroom, 3-4 years
    Areas: Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Economic Development
    Main thesis focusing on an area within Economics
    Entry Requirements: A minimum of 65% in any applicable master’s degree.
  • PhD International Trade(English)
    North-West University, Potchefstroom, 3-4 years
    Areas: International Trade
    Main thesis focusing on an area within International Trade
    Entry Requirements: A minimum of 65% in any applicable master’s degree.
  • MPhil Economics(Afrikaans, English)
    University of Pretoria, Pretoria, within 4 years
    Areas: Econometrics, Macroeconomics,Microeconomics
    Research-oriented study of Econometrics, Macroeconomics and Microeconomics.
    Entry requirements: Appropriate four-year degree, e.g. BComHons in Economics or BSc in Mathematics.
     
  • MCom Economics(Afrikaans, English)
    University of Pretoria, Pretoria, within 4 years
    Areas: Macroeconomics, Microeconomics
    Study of Macroeconomics and Microeconomics, but also broader themes such as International trade or Economic Development.
    Entry requirements: Minimum of 180 credits
  • MCom Econometrics(Afrikaans, English)
    University of Pretoria, Pretoria, within 4 years
    Areas: Econometrics, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics
    Study of Econometrics, Macroeconomics and Microeconomics, but also broader themes such as International trade or Economic Development.
    Entry requirements: Minimum of 180 credits
     
  • MSc in Agricultural Economics(Afrikaans, English) 
    University of Pretoria, Pretoria, 2 years
    Areas: Agricultural Economics
    In-depth study of Agricultural Economics.
    Entry requirements: Appropriate three-year bachelor's degree with Statistics on first-year level plus honour’s degree. Minimum of 160 credits required
  • DCom Economics(Afrikaans, English)
    University of Pretoria, Pretoria, within 4 years
    Areas: Economics
    Research degree in Economics.
    Entry requirements: MCom(Economics) degree
     
  • PhD Agricultural Economics(Afrikaans, English)
    University of Pretoria, Pretoria
    Areas: Agricultural Economics
    Research degree in Agricultural Economics.
    Entry requirements: Appropriate master’s degree

SWITZERLAND

  • Master in International Economics(English and French)
    Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, 2 years
    Area: International Economics
    The 2-year Master in International Economics provides a rigorous training in economics, with an emphasis on policy issues.
    Entry requirements: Undergraduate degree in Economics and solid mathematical background
     
  • PhD in International Economics(English and French)
    Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, 4 years
    Area: International Economics
    The 4-year PhD programme is centered around a research dissertation. This work represents a substantial contribution to economics and demonstrates the candidate's ability to combine independent research with the formal methodologies and tools of modern economics.
    Entry requirements: Most candidates hold a Master's degree in economics with high marks. Students can opt for the fast track option by enrolling in the Master in International Economics and apply for the PhD during their second Master year.
     
  • Master of International Law and Economics(English)
    World trade Institute (WTI), Bern, 34 weeks
    Areas: Economics, International Law, International Political Economy
    The program aims at integrating economic and legal perspectives of international trade regulation.
    Entry requirements: Undergraduate or further degree in a relevant field, such as economics, law or international relations

UNITED KINGDOM

  • MSc in Agricultural Economics (English)
    School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London, 2-5 years
    Area: Agricultural Economics
    This 2-year distance learning Masters in Agricultural Economics provides students with the essential tools required for theoretical and empirical economic analysis, particularly in relation to the renewable natural resource sector.
    Entry requirements: Undergraduate degree in Economics or any appropriate discipline and a high level of English language ability in reading and writing.

*Course is online-based

  • MSc in Development Economics(English)
    School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London, One year
    Area: Development, International Economics, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics
    This one year rigorous Masters in Development Economics enables students to apply the principles of economic analysis to the design of economic policy. 
    Entry requirements: Minimum upper second class honours degree (or equivalent) in Economics. 

URUGUAY

  • Maestría en Economía (Master in Economics)(Spanish)
    Universidad de la Republica, Montevideo, one year 2 months
    Areas: International Economics, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics
    This one year intensive program provides a solid and plural training in theoretical and methodological aspects of the economy, and teaches methodological, analytical, and empirical approaches to economic problems.
    Entry requirements: Undergraduate degree in social sciences or higher non-university level of four years minimum.

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