MA Economics

General

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Program Description

There is a premise that the three basic competencies of an economist should be perception, imagination, and reasoning. These abilities ensure that an economist can both produce knowledge, as well as apply Knowledge.

This Master's program in Economics aims to provide students with a strong theoretical basis to be able to analyze current economic events, monitor inflation rate variations, economic growth, and development, as well as economic integration and globalization. It is designed to provide students with the tools necessary to conduct operational research in econometrics using modern methodologies. It also enables them to predict impending economic crises by applying modern techniques and theories.

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Program structure

The track with the thesis includes 3 compulsory courses, 4 elective courses, a seminar course, and the thesis. The degree is awarded upon the successful completion of 120 ECTS worth of coursework including the thesis with a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of not less than 2.70/4.00.

Career opportunities

The MS in Economics program helps enrollees who are already working in their job promotion and provides competitive opportunities for enrollees who are looking for a job. Graduates would be eligible for executive positions, research and analysis positions, consultancy positions in the public and private sector abroad or in Turkey or pursue further academic careers.

Entrance requirements

  • Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
  • The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English/Turkish.
    Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
  • Language requirements: English TOEFL: 78 (or the equivalent of CAE, CPE, PTE or FCE) or Yaşar University FLAT Exam: 65
  • Other requirements:
    • At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
    • A motivation letter must be added to your application.
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About the School

Yasar University, an English medium, foundation university, is located in the centre of the city of Izmir on the scenic west coast of Turkey. The university offers over 60 degree programs at undergrad ... Read More

Yasar University, an English medium, foundation university, is located in the centre of the city of Izmir on the scenic west coast of Turkey. The university offers over 60 degree programs at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Students are given every opportunity to make the most of their university years; a professional education in a supportive learning environment. Read less