Master in Economic Data Analysis

General

Program Description

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The former Master programmes Quantitative Economic Analysis (QEA) and Master in Official Statistics (MOS) have been merged in one: Economic Data Analysis (EDA).

The aim of this master programme is to provide students with knowledge and abilities in the area of economic data analysis. This covers many topics related to data acquisition, data processing, data dissemination and communication, data analysis including advanced statistical and econometric modelling and working with specialised statistical and econometric software as well.

Quick facts

  • EDA has two specializations: Master in Official Statistics (MOS) and Data Analysis and Modelling (DAM), EDA students choose their specialization during their first semester.

  • EDA students can either take part in an intership (MOS) or in an exchange semester (DAM, optional).

  • EDA´s specialization MOS has been internationally accredited with the EMOS label, awarded by the European Statistical Commmittee.

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Key fields of study

  • Statistics
  • Econometrics
  • Economic Statistics
  • Decision Analysis
  • Operational Research
  • Official Statistics
  • National Accounts
  • Regression

Career prospects

EDA graduates will be qualified especially for positions in:

  • strategic,
  • analytical,
  • research departments

of commercial and central banks, national and international statistical institutes, consulting companies, financial or government institutions, marketing agencies, and large industrial firms.

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MOS specialization is also accredited with the EMOS label (European Master in Official Statistics), awarded by the European Statistical System Committee (ESSC) only to programs which fulfill strict requirements and offer high-quality education.

Minimum admission requirements

  • Bachelor/undergraduate degree, preferably in a related field of study.
  • English language knowledge: corresponding to level B2 or higher of the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)
  • For details please check https://fis.vse.cz/english/

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EDA – Study plan

  • 120 ECTS/ two years study programme
  • Full-time programme
  • Two specializations: Master in Official Statistics (MOS) and Data Analysis and Modelling (DAM), students choose their specialization during the first semester
  • MOS - compulsory courses 64 ECTS, elective courses 15 ECTS, intership in the national or international statistical insitute or in the central bank for 30 ECTS
  • DAM - compulsory courses 90 ECTS, elective courses 18 ECTS, exchange semester at the partner university in the 3rd semester - optional
  • For details please check https://fis.vse.cz/english/

Tution fee

3.800 EUR/ academic year

Last updated September 2019

About the School

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