Master in Quantitative Economics

University of Tartu

Program Description

Master in Quantitative Economics

University of Tartu

Quantitative Economics is a 2-year Master’s programme that gives students strong preparation in contemporary economic theory and econometric analysis methods enabling them to analyse and forecast economic processes. The programme has a special focus on micro- and macroeconomic theory and it gives training in solving real life economic problems via the application of state-of-the-art economic analysis techniques. The graduates will be able to continue their education in international level economics PhD programmes or follow a career as analysts in banks, public sector organizations, consultation firms and international companies.

After completing the curriculum, the student:

  • knows the main concepts in economics and has acquired the skills of making critical assessments over the applicability of these concepts;
  • has acquired the ability to apply both micro- and macroeconomic models for analysing the problems which arise in economic practice;
  • knows how to verbally, graphically, mathematically and empirically analyse and forecast both the behaviour of economic agents and also the impact of governmental policies.

Audience

Students with a strong background in mathematics are most welcome to apply. The objective of the curriculum is to prepare highly qualified analysts for the government agencies, banks, international organizations and consultancy firms, filling top positions that require a detailed understanding and application of economic models and econometric methods.

Graduates are competitive as analysts in public sector, financial sector, multinational companies, consultation firms etc.

Funding

10 admitted students out of 12 will receive a tuition-waiver scholarship. Students receiving this scholarship do not have to pay the tuition fee if they complete full-time study load (30 ECTS per semester). If it turns out that they do not complete full-time study load per semester, they have to pay tuition fee per missing credit point below the required 30 ECTS.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated May 6, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 1, 2017
Duration
Duration
2 years
Full time
Price
Price
3,200 EUR
Information
Deadline
Apr. 15, 2017
Start date Sept. 1, 2017
Place
Estonia Tartu
Application deadline Apr. 15, 2017
End date June 30, 2019
Duration 2 years
Price 3,200 EUR
Tuition-waiver scholarships available
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