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Economics (with a Concentration in General Economics), M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

Overview

This concentration can be used for preparing students for Ph.D. studies in Economics at other universities as the core courses in the program mirror the majority of first year Ph.D. courses in Economics at a slightly lower level. Others may use this option to prepare for careers as economists in the government/public sector.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  •  Economic Theory and Policy
  •  Managerial Economics
  •  Microeconomic Theory
  •  Macroeconomic Issues
  •  Econometrics and Business Forecasting
  •  Mathematical Economics
  •  Industrial Organization and Public Policy Analysis
  •  Public Sector Economics
  •  Applied Econometrics
  •  International Trade and Finance
  •  Financial Economics
  •  Labor Economics
  •  Healthcare Economics and Policy
  •  Urban and Regional Economics
  •  Game Theory and Business Strategy
  •  Special Topics in Econometrics/Forecasting
  •  Economics Internship
  •  Independent Study
  •  Independent Study
  •  Comprehensive Examination
  •  Special Topics
  •  Special Topics
  •  Master’s Thesis

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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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

Must complete university-wide graduate admission requirements in addition to the following.

  • A completed application form
  • A statement of academic and personal goals
  • Transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Official Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores (no more than five years old)
  • Letters of reference

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25078 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25078 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    25078 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25078 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    8246 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8246 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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