Master's Degree in Political Economy in Milan in Italy

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Political Economy

In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.

A Master in Political Economy will present students with the current economic and political issues challenging our current economies. More importantly, it will provide a great overview of the socioeconomic context in which these issues occur, making the understanding far more comprehensive.

Officially known as the Italian Republic, the country is found in southern Europe. The official language is Italian and the cultural rich capital is Rome. Many of the world's oldest universities are located in Italy, in particular the University of Bologna (founded in 1088). There are three Superior Graduate Schools with "university status", three institutes with the status of Doctoral Colleges, which function at graduate and post-graduate level.

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Master in Economics and Political Science (EPS)

University of Milan - Department of Economics, Management and Quantitative Methods
Campus Full time 2 years October 2016 Italy Milan

EPS is an international course entirely taught in English with a highly qualified interdisciplinary learning track, integrating advanced analytical tools in Economics, Political sciences and Quantitative methods. [+]

Masters in Political Economy in Milan in Italy. Course Objectives and Structure EPS is an international course entirely taught in English with a highly qualified interdisciplinary learning track, integrating advanced analytical tools in Economics, Political sciences and Quantitative methods. The EPS degree is a multidisciplinary programme, presenting a balanced offer of courses in economics and political science and quantitative methods. During the first year, students will be trained in advanced general tools of the three disciplines, whereas in the II year teaching focuses on advanced topics in the domains of international economics and politics. Training also includes internships in international organizations, or businesses, in-house laboratories and the writing of a final dissertation. During their career, EPS students can also take advantage of double degrees and mobility agreements with leading worldwide universities (Université catholique de Louvain, Peking University Shenzen, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Sciences Po Paris, Universität Mannheim and others). Entry Requirements Undergraduate degree Applicants should have earned at least 60 ECTS credits or equivalent in the following fields: business administration, computer science, economics, law, management, mathematics, philosophy, political science, sociology or statistics. English language proficiency The knowledge of English will be assessed during the admission interview. A IELTS or TOEFl will be taken in account. Mathematics and Quantitative methods background Applicants must have earned at least 6 ECTS credits in Mathematics or Quantitative methods. Candidates lacking this requirement will have to attend a crash course in Mathematics. Crash courses is Statistics and Microeconomics are also offered. Scores in GRE or GMAT will also be taken in account in evaluating of the application. Career Prospects The EPS degree is designed to train students in advanced methodologies, analytical tools and quantitative and qualitative techniques used in all fields of economics and political science. EPS graduates will be ready to undertake a wide array of career paths in multinational companies, political institutions, public organizations, and other professions demanding high intellectual skills, robust technical competencies and versatile knowledge. They will also be well prepared to engage in further academic research in top PhD programmes. 91% of the EPS graduates in 2012 are actively employed or have enrolled in PhD programs. Among them, 41% are now based abroad and 59% in Italy. 37% are analysts or consultants in marketing/sales sector, 11% work as analysts, brokers or consultants in banking/finance/insurance sector, 11% in international organizations and public administrations, 8% work in Web/Tv sector, 7% in public relations sector. Finally, 26% are pursuing a PhD, in Italian and foreign universities. Study Plan I YEAR Optimization Game theory Research methods Advanced microeconomics International Economic Law Positive political theory Advanced macroeconomics Comparative politics II YEAR Global firms and markets Curriculum I – International economics and politics International political economy Governance of the European Union Curriculum II – Globalization, inequality and social policy Comparative welfare states Social justice in a global world Elective activities 3- credit activities (advanced computer skills; advanced foreign language; internship; laboratory) 21- Dissertation [-]