Master Degree - (English-taught) - School: Economics - Access type: Open with curriculum evaluation

Language: English

General Information

o Class: LM-56 (Ministerial Decree No 270 of 2004)
o Course type: Master Degree
o Duration: 2 years
o Access type: Open with curriculum evaluation
o School: Economics
o Department: Economics and Finance
o Course code: H71

Description and Teaching Objectives
This Master Degree in Economics provides advanced theoretical and empirical tools to analyse economic issues. Graduates acquire advanced methodological and professional skills to undertake economic analysis and design economic policies. Particular attention is given to micro and macro economic issues in the context of a globalised economy.
The Degree is structured in two years; its curriculum comprises four teaching semesters and a final dissertation worth 24 ECTS out of a total of 120. Key subjects include Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Statistics, Probability, Mathematic Methods, Econometrics and Time Series, Stata, Law and Economics, Labour Economics and Public Economics. A wide range of elective courses is offered, including Industrial Organisation, Development Economics, Environmental Economics, Health Economics, International Economics, Microeconometrics, Public Procurement and Regulation.

Career Opportunities
This Degree trains students to become professional economists and researchers working at national and international institutions, consulting firms and research centres. The skills acquired favour a theoretical and empirical understanding of the functioning of markets, and knowledge of how to design and implement economic policies. Furthermore, this Degree represents the preliminary step for those who wish to undertake an academic career and continue their studies with a PhD in Economics at international universities. Many former students have been accepted into graduate programmes at European and U.S. universities.

Web References and Contacts

Degree Coordinator: Professor Elisabetta Iossa

Didactic secretariat: Valentina Vaiuso,
Building B (Research), Department of Economics and Finance
Tel: +39 06 7259 5645

Applications and Scholarship Assistant: