Master of Economics

KIMEP University

Program Description

Master of Economics

KIMEP University

About MAE

The Master of Arts in Economics program offers contemporary knowledge in the following areas:

  • Efficient management of investment projects in the public and private sectors;
  • Achievement of maximum revenues at minimum costs for organizations;
  • Optimal allocation of organizational resources;
  • Analysis and evaluation of the financial statements of the organization;
  • Planning for economic development for organizations;
  • Development of economic and financial plans;
  • Development of a strategy for organizations.

Our study program is unique and contains courses that are unrivaled in the national academic practice. The program consists of theoretical and applied subjects in Economics, Finance, and Statistics. Students receive in-depth knowledge in economic and financial analysis, internal and external audit, and financial management.


Program duration: 1.5 years
Maximum number of credits per semester: 18
The language of instruction: English
Form of study: full-time (classes take place primarily in the evening)
Number of credits: 48

Program Foundation Required Courses 5 5
Professional English 2 2
Management for Social Sciences 1 1
Psychology for Social Sciences 2 2
Program Foundation Elective Courses 6 6
Microeconomics 3 3
Macroeconomics 3 3
Statistical Methods 3 3
Game Theory 3 3
Mathematical Modeling 3 3
Advanced Financial Econometrics 3 3
Advanced Financial Economics 3 3
*Students must complete two courses (6 credits in this category. ECN 5021 Microeconomics and ECN5031 Macroeconomics are prerequisites for Advanced Microeconomics and Advanced Macroeconomics. Students who have done intermediate coursework at the undergraduate level with satisfactory results can request these prerequisites to be waived.
Program Major Required Courses 15
Research Methods and Methodology for the Social Sciences 3
Advanced Econometrics 3
Advanced Microeconomics 3
Advanced Macroeconomics 3
Project Planning and Welfare 3
Program Major Elective Courses. Students should register for any 3 courses from the following list: 9
Econometrics 3
Behavioral Economics 3
Money and Banking 3
International Trade 3
International Finance 3
Industrial Organization 3
Public Economics 3
Emerging Markets and Powers 3
Labor Economics 3
Monetary Economics 3
Theory of Corporate Finance 3
Selected Topics in Economics 3
Selected Topics in Financial Economics 3
Internship 5
Thesis and Thesis Defense ( Thesis II & Тhesis III) 7
Comprehensive Exam 1
Total 48


Economics is the all-purpose specialization! KIMEP University Master of Arts in Economics program graduates successfully work in investment and commercial banks and in other financial public and private enterprises, run their own businesses, perfectly understand the international financial market and take a great part in external economical projects.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated July 17, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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Sept. 2019
18 months
Full time
99,140 KZT
Kazakhstan - Almaty, Almaty Province
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Kazakhstan - Almaty, Almaty Province
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