Master in Economics

General

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Program Description

Master's degree website: href = "https://www.ucm.es/master-economia

General administrative inquiries: General Information Service. E-mail: informacion@ucm.es

Specific academic inquiries: Coordinator's contact details at href = "https://www.ucm.es/master-economia/localizacion

  • Type of education: Face-to-face.
  • Number of new entry places offered: 40
  • Total credits: 60
  • Languages taught: Spanish.
  • Indicative price: 45.02 euros per credit (for Spaniards, community foreigners and those who have legal status as residents in Spain) and 84.07 euros per credit for other students.
  • Master's Scholarship: see relevant information here .

About

The Master's Degree in Economics seeks to train high-level economists with a multipurpose orientation that allows them to work in study services of public entities or private companies or to orient themselves towards the academic world , as a way to access a Doctorate in Economics.

It is intended that the student achieve solid knowledge at an advanced level in the fundamental aspects of Economics: Fundamentals of Economics (Economic Analysis and Quantitative Economics) and Applied Economics (Political Economy, Spain in International Economics, Monetary and Financial Economics, Advanced Public Economics , Economic development in Historical Perspective)

Academic year 2020-21

Course 1

Code

Subject

Character

Credits

Offered

605178

Development and Globalization in Historical Perspective

Optional

4.0

Yes

605177

Economics of inequality and Social Welfare

Optional

4.0

Yes

605175

Economics of Advanced Taxation

Optional

4.0

Yes

605173

Advanced Public Spending Economics

Optional

4.0

Yes

605165

Industrial economy

Optional

4.0

Yes

605161

World Economy I: Developed Economic Areas

Optional

4.0

Yes

605162

World Economy II: Underdeveloped Economic Areas

Optional

4.0

Yes

605163

World Economy III: European Economy

Optional

4.0

Yes

605167

Regional and Urban Economy

Optional

4.0

Yes

605169

Economy and Capital Markets I

Optional

4.0

Yes

605170

Economy and Capital Markets II

Optional

4.0

Yes

605171

Economy and Capital Markets III

Optional

4.0

Yes

605179

History of Economic Thought (Orthodox and Heterodox)

Optional

4.0

Yes

605154

Macroeconomics I: Growth and Economic Fluctuations

Compulsory

4.0

Yes

605155

Macroeconomics II: Quantitative and Empirical Macroeconomics

Compulsory

4.0

Yes

605159

Quantitative Methods I

Compulsory

4.0

Yes

605160

Quantitative Methods II

Compulsory

4.0

Yes

605166

Microeconomics of Internationalization

Optional

4.0

Yes

605153

Microeconomics II: Imperfect Markets and Information Economics

Compulsory

4.0

Yes

605152

Microeconomics I: Producers, Consumers and Competitive Markets

Compulsory

4.0

Yes

605183

Master's Thesis

Final Master's Project

8.0

Yes

605180

A Comparative Vision of the Spanish Economy in the very long term

Optional

4.0

Yes

goals

The Master's Degree in Economics seeks to train high-level economists with a multipurpose orientation that allows them to work as qualified economists in public and private entities or to focus on the academic world.

It is intended that the student achieve solid knowledge at an advanced level in the fundamental aspects of the Economy:

  • Fundamentals of Economics: Economic Analysis and Quantitative Economics.
  • Applied Economics: Political Economy, Spain in International Economics, Monetary and Financial Economics, Advanced Public Economics, Economic development in Historical Perspective.

Recipients

The Master's Degree in Economics is aimed at graduates in Economics or Business, and also in science or engineering willing to catch up on economic analysis. Other graduates without specific training in statistics and mathematics but willing to go the extra mile are also welcome.

Why study this master?

The Master's Degree in Economics provides rigor in economic analysis and the ability to use the most relevant quantitative methods in economics, offering advanced knowledge in the Master's areas of application: industrial and regional, international, monetary and financial, public, and history and institutions. Career opportunities include advice and analysis for study services, regulatory bodies, thinktanks , or consultancies; access to high-level positions in public administration and access to top graduate programs internationally.

Admission requirements for masters

Non-enabling university masters

  • Be in possession of any of the following titles:
    • Spanish official university degree .
    • Title issued by an institution of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) and empowering in the country of issue for access to Master's education.
    • Title of educational systems outside the EHEA that empowers in the country of issuance for access to Master's education, homologated or declared equivalent to the degree and academic level of Degree or Degree by the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training . In case of lacking the mentioned homologation or equivalency, it will be necessary to have authorization or access permission granted by this University.
  • Or be carrying out studies leading to the obtaining of any of the previous degrees during the course in which the pre-registration is carried out and be in a position to prove the obtaining of the same before the date established in the corresponding call (see href = "https: //www.ucm.es/requisitos-de-admision-a-masteres ).
  • In addition, students from foreign educational systems, whose mother tongue is different from Spanish, must prove level B2 of the Spanish language (or higher) .
  • Specific requirements that any of the requested masters may have. You can consult it by accessing the website of the Master itself.
Last updated Oct 2020

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