Master of Economics in Western Economics – Economic Theory (MWE-ET)

Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics & School of Economics, Xiamen University

Program Description

Master of Economics in Western Economics – Economic Theory (MWE-ET)

Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics & School of Economics, Xiamen University

OBJECTIVES

The Master of Economics in Western Economics - Economic Theory is a 2-year full-time English-taught program offered by WISE at Xiamen University, the most beautiful university in China.

The program is designed to equip students with advanced skills in economic theory and econometrics. The emphasis is on the development of students’ analytical skills, in particular, their ability to identify key questions and to use theoretical and empirical tools to answer them. A graduate from this program will be in an ideal position to pursue doctoral study or successfully contribute to the business sector or government in China or around the world.


PROGRAM DURATION:
2 years full-time study

TEACHING LANGUAGE: English

PROGRAM COMMENCEMENT: Fall semester

TUITION FEES: 72000RMB in total (for two years)

APPLICATION FEE: 400 RMB

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Hold a non-Chinese passport and pass the required health check for visa holders in China.
  • Hold a recognized bachelor degree or above in Economics, or equivalent.
  • Have obtained a minimum score of 550 points or above for Old TOEFL, 80 points or above for New TOEFL, grade 6.0 or above for IELTS, or on presentation of a certificate from some other approved test of English proficiency. Native English speakers and applicants whose teaching language during undergraduate studies in English are exempt from this requirement. Other candidates whose university courses were taught in English will be considered on a case by case basis.
  • The ability to demonstrate relevant professional experience will be given individual consideration.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

The award of the master’s degree requires a total of at least 34 credits and a successful thesis oral defense. Credits are collected from courses and seminars:

General courses

4 credits (2 credits per course)

Foundation core courses

12 credits (3 credits per course)

Major core courses

12 credits (3 credits per course)

Elective courses

4 credits

Seminars

2 credits (1 credit per semester)

TYPICAL PROGRAM COURSE SCHEDULE

FIRST YEAR

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

Summer Semester

Selected Issues in China

Advanced Macroeconomics II

Thesis Research

(submit proposal by summer semester)

Rudiments of Chinese Language

Advanced Microeconomics II

Advanced Macroeconomics I

Advanced Econometrics II

Advanced Microeconomics I

Foundations of Finance

Advanced Econometrics I

Elective

Mathematical Economics

Seminar

SECOND YEAR

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

Elective

Thesis Research

(submission deadline: March 15)

Seminar

Thesis Research

For more information, please visit the website of WISE-SOE International Master's Programs, Xiamen University: http://www.wise.xmu.edu.cn/imwise/index.asp



Last updated January 26, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2018
Duration
Duration
2 - 5 years
Full time
Price
Price
72,000 CNY
Tuition fees: 72000RMB for 2 years
Information
Deadline
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Application for 2014 intake: February 1 to July 1, 2014
Locations
China - Xiamen, Fujian
Start date : Sept. 2018
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Dates
Sept. 2018
China - Xiamen, Fujian
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Application for 2014 intake: February 1 to July 1, 2014
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