Master of Economics 12 months Postgraduate Program By KU Leuven |Top Universities
Program Duration

12 monthsProgram duration

Tuitionfee

4,446 EURTuition Fee/year

Scholarship

YesScholarships

Main Subject Area

FinanceMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

Finance

Degree

MSc

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

Master of Economics

The Master of Science in Economics is a one-year Master programme, oriented towards students with broad interests in social and scientific matters who are capable of critical and creative thinking. This programme offers you a theoretical framework and an in-depth training in economic theory and econometrics, allowing you to provide well-grounded answers to socio-economic questions.

Programme structure

The programme offers you a theoretical framework and an in-depth training in economic theory, econometrics and applied economics which allows you to provide well-grounded answers to socio-economic questions. You should have an interest in the dynamics of economy and society, the ability to analyse, synthesise and interpret information. The programme consists of a common core of three programme units (Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and Econometrics) and a master's thesis. You complete your programme by choosing courses out of the elective groups.

Career perspectives

As a graduate of MSc in Economics, you will be qualified for employment in a variety of contexts and positions, including government research centres, professional associations, large enterprises, international organisations, government departments, public institutions, international organisations, financial services, companies and social organisations. This expertise and flexibility qualifies you for employment in a variety of fields such as policy development, problem solution and implementation, external communication, journalism, and public relations.

Program overview

Main Subject

Finance

Degree

MSc

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

Master of Economics

The Master of Science in Economics is a one-year Master programme, oriented towards students with broad interests in social and scientific matters who are capable of critical and creative thinking. This programme offers you a theoretical framework and an in-depth training in economic theory and econometrics, allowing you to provide well-grounded answers to socio-economic questions.

Programme structure

The programme offers you a theoretical framework and an in-depth training in economic theory, econometrics and applied economics which allows you to provide well-grounded answers to socio-economic questions. You should have an interest in the dynamics of economy and society, the ability to analyse, synthesise and interpret information. The programme consists of a common core of three programme units (Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and Econometrics) and a master's thesis. You complete your programme by choosing courses out of the elective groups.

Career perspectives

As a graduate of MSc in Economics, you will be qualified for employment in a variety of contexts and positions, including government research centres, professional associations, large enterprises, international organisations, government departments, public institutions, international organisations, financial services, companies and social organisations. This expertise and flexibility qualifies you for employment in a variety of fields such as policy development, problem solution and implementation, external communication, journalism, and public relations.

Admission requirements

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Admission requirements

To be eligible for the Master of Science in Economics, you have to hold an academic bachelor’s degree in either economics or business economics that is equivalent to one of the following KU Leuven degrees:

  • BSc in Economics
  • BSc in Business Economics
  • BSc in Business Engineering
Students need a solid background in:

  • microeconomics and macroeconomics
  • mathematics, statistics and econometrics
  • other courses in economics.
For the most recent – and only official – information on the admission requirements, please check our webpage.

1 Year
Sep

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

1,116 EUR
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International Students

4,446 EUR
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