Master in Financial Economics (with thesis)

Izmir University of Economics

Program Description

Master in Financial Economics (with thesis)

Izmir University of Economics

"Acquire a strong foundation for PhD research or press on a career in a variety of roles within economics and finance. Master finance and economics tools and apply them to solve problems. Combine theory with practice, and prepare perfectly for a career in banking, asset management or consulting among others."

Why to Choose this Program?

This program not only gives you a strong foundation for for PhD research with its focus on the most recent developments in financial economics but also provides you with the tools to gain employment in a wide range of spheres.This program has been designed following consultation with alumni currently employed in a variety of finance sector occupations to bring theory and applications together in a balanced way to meet the needs of today’s competitive job market. You will be equipped with quantitative and analytical tools as well as a solid grounding in economics and finance that will support you throughout your career. You will acquire thorough understanding of the driving forces shaping the economic and financial environment.

Other Key Issues of our Program

  • 14 years of experience
  • 100% in English
  • Classes between 18.30-21.20 on weekdays to suit the time schedule of professionals working in full time jobs
  • Wide range of courses and seminars
  • International faculty and students from Europe, America, Africa, and Asia
  • International mobility opportunities
  • Rich in-class interactivity
  • Most of our gradutates find a job or get a promotion

What are Career Prospects?

Graduates of the Financial Economics Program are well-prepared for a career in:

  • Academia
  • Research Institutions
  • Banks
  • Insurance companies
  • Consulting companies
  • Multinationals
  • Asset management institutions
  • Government institutions

You can take up positions like:

  • Brokers
  • Security analysts
  • Loan officers
  • Financial planners
  • Economists
  • Risk management
  • Research analysists
  • Consultants in strategy
  • Corporate finance / corporate strategy officers

Core Courses

  • Economics of Financial Markets
  • Financial Economics
  • Econometrics and Quantitative Methods
  • Economics of Risk and Institutional Risk
  • Financial Econometrics

Examples of Elective Courses

  • Funds Management in Commercial Banks
  • Speculative Markets
  • Energy Economics and Finance
  • Economic and Financial Networks
  • Scientific Computation and Simulation in Finance

Application Requirements for International Students

Who can apply?

  • Foreign nationals
  • Blue Card holders (Turkish citizens by birth, but released from citizenship by the Ministry of the Internal Affairs, and who can certify that their minor children who are registered in that permit are eligible for the rights stated in Law No. 5203)
  • Foreign nationals who became Turkish citizen afterwards/dual citizens in the same status
  • Turkish nationals who completed the last three years of their secondary education (high school) in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, (including those who completed their entire secondary education (high school) at Turkish schools in the presence of Ministry of National Education in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) before 01 February 2013.
  • Turkish nationals who completed their entire secondary education (high school) in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, (including those who completed their entire secondary education (high school) at Turkish schools in the presence of Ministry of National Education in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) after 01 February 2013.
  • Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus nationals who reside there and completed their secondary education there having a GCE AL certificate, and those, who registered to high schools in other countries between 2005-2010 and hold or will hold GCE AL certificate.

Who cannot apply?

  • Turkish nationals, who completed their entire secondary education in Turkey or in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.
  • Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus nationals (excluding the ones who completed their entire secondary education there having a GCEAL certificate, and those, who registered to high schools in other countries between 2005-2010 and hold or will hold GCE AL certificate)
  • Dual citizens who has a Turkish citizenship by birth. (excluding the ones who completed their entire secondary education in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus/ those who completed their entire secondary education at Turkish schools in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus)
  • Dual citizens who has a Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus citizenship (excluding the ones who completed their entire secondary education there having a GCEAL certificate, and those, who registered to high schools in other countries between 2005-2010 and hold or will hold GCE AL certificate)
  • Turkish nationals or dual citizens, who have a Turkish citizenship by birth, that attend schools affiliated to the embassies in Turkey, and foreign high schools located in Turkey.
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated October 1, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
Duration
Duration
2 years
Full time
Price
Price
8,500 USD
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Locations
Turkey - Balçova, İzmir
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Sept. 2017
Turkey - Balçova, İzmir
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Payment method: 3 installments /paid per semester