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, consulting firms and international companies.
After completing the programme, 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.
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.