The master's degree in Economics at University of Barcelona is intended for students interested in pursuing a professional or research career at an international level. The programme comprises the two-year master's degree in Economics and the doctoral programme in Economics, which has received a quality distinction from the Ministry of Education.
Successful students will complete at least two of the five specializations on offer, and will develop the skills to work in fields such as higher education and economic and research consulting in public or private institutions. Students are also given to option of continuing their studies on the doctoral programme.
The objective of the master's degree is to train students in the use of theoretical and empirical methods for the analysis of real economic problems and for conducting independent research.
The programme, which is taught entirely in English, attracts students from around the world and enables them to integrate fully into the academic life of the University of Barcelona. On completion of the master's degree, approximately half of the students join the doctoral programme in Economics or enrol in similar programmes at other universities.
UB Economics was created in 2011 to foster scientific research and graduate education in the field of Economics at the University of Barcelona (UB). UB Economics is committed to ensuring that students in the Master's Degree in Economics have access to all the support required to guarantee the highest level of academic achievement and to enhance their career development.
- Public Economics
- Spatial Econometrics
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- The master's degree in Economics is primarily addressed to holders of undergraduate, bachelor's, architectural or engineering degrees who have solid prior training in a discipline related to the course material.
- A qualification from outside the framework of the European Higher Education Area. In this case, the qualification should be recognized as equivalent to an official Spanish degree.
- To be eligible for admission to this programme, students must hold an official undergraduate degree that grants access to master's degree study and be able to accredit knowledge of English (at level B2 in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, or its equivalent).
International3960 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 66 EUR per credit during 24 months.
EU/EEA2820 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 47 EUR per credit during 24 months.
Living costs for Barcelona
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
Updated in the last year
Check the official programme website for potential updates.