• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
The Master of Science (LM-56) in Economics at Tor Vergata University of Rome is a two-year full time program of advanced quantitative methods for economics, entirely taught in English and designed for students with high drive and potential, who wish to acquire the tools and knowledge to undertake advanced economic research.

About

The Master of Science in Economics at Tor Vergata University of Rome includes applied courses in development economics, health economics, labour economics, procurement and regulation, law and economics, public economics and public choice, beyond fundamental courses in microeconomics, game theory and incentives, macroeconomics and business cycle, econometrics, stata, matlab, python and time series. 

Education

The program structure shows the overview of the program in more detail, divided per semester and per year.

First Year

In the Fall Term (from September to December), students take the preliminary courses in Mathematics and Statistics, and the core courses in Econometrics, Microeconomics I and Statistical Computing 1st part (Matlab, Stata).

In the Spring Term (from February to June), students take the core courses in Microeconomics II, Macroeconomics I and II, Time Series, Statistical Computing 2nd part (Matlab, Python) and an optional course.

Second Year

In the Fall Term students take the courses on Public Economics, Law and economics and an optional course.

In the Spring Term students take Labour Economics, an optional course, and focus on the thesis.

Students are encouraged to attend internships or summer schools for which the MSc Committee may assign some extra credits.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mathematics 
  • Statistics 
  • Econometrics
  • Microeconomics
  • Statistical Computing 
  • Macroeconomics 

          Detailed Programme Facts

          • Programme intensity Full-time
            • Full-time duration 24 months
          • Languages
            • English
          • Delivery mode
            On Campus
          • More information Go to the programme website

          English Language Requirements

          This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

          Academic Requirements

          • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

            The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

          General Requirements

          • To attend profitably the Master of Science in Economics it is necessary to have adequate knowledge of economic theory and quantitative analysis.
          • For applicants who do not meet the entry requirements, the Admission Board will verify whether or not they hold the skills and competencies needed such as an undergraduate university degree with a strong quantitative background. If the Admission Board identifies such skills and competences as adequate, the applicant is admitted to evaluation.

          The application must include the following documents:

          • Copy of valid Passport/ID
          • Transcript of Records
          • Curriculum Vitae in English
          • Cover Letter (in .pdf format)
          • Reference letter
          • English proficiency certificate
          • GRE or GMAT (non-compulsory)

          Tuition Fee

          • International

            156 EUR/year
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 156 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
          • EU/EEA

            156 EUR/year
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 156 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
          We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
          Tuition fees at the University of Rome Tor Vergata are based on the student’s family income.
          • Minimum fee - €156
          • Maximum fee - €5.366

          Living costs for Roma

          • 850 - 1450 EUR/month
            Living Costs

          The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

          Funding

          Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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