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Quantitative Economics and Finance

University of Luxembourg

12 months
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400 EUR/year
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About

The Master of Science in Quantitative Economics and Finance course from University of Luxembourg is a one-year programme that exposes highly talented students to fundamental research methods in the fields of economics and finance. 

Overview

The programme prepares for careers in academia, public institutions, and upscale jobs in the industry. For its best graduates it is a premier route for admission to the University of Luxembourg’s Doctoral School in Economics and Finance.

The Quantitative Economics and Finance course from University of Luxembourg meets the highest international standards and compares to the first year of doctoral programmes at top universities in the US or the UK. In the second semester, students have to write a Master thesis. Close ties to the University’s economics and finance research departments ensure individual supervision by faculty members.

Careers

The MSc in Quantitative Economics and Finance is equivalent to the first year of doctoral education, and graduates are eligible to apply to the University of Luxembourg Doctoral School in Economics and Finance.

Graduates from the MSc in Quantitative Economics and Finance will also find employment in Luxembourg’s dynamic and international job market. They are especially qualified for jobs with central banks, private banks, insurance companies, administrations, European and national institutions, or statistical services.

Programme Structure

Learning outcomes

  • Ability to pursue a PhD in economics or finance
  • Methods and tools to analyse economic phenomena in a complex, data-driven world
  • Skills to provide evidence-based, scientific policy advice
  • Critical thinking, ability to carry out independent research and to communicate its findings
  • Exposure to the research environment of the University of Luxembourg’s economics and finance departments

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Full degree transcripts (Bachelor, Master or equivalent), incl. an official English translation if the original is not in English.
  • Diplomas of previous degrees (Bachelor, Master or equivalent) or other confirmation of completion (if diploma not yet available), incl. an official English translation if the original is not in English
  • Separate list of relevant statistics courses followed as part of previous education, incl. title, short description and grade achieved. If the student has not taken any statistics courses, this should be mentioned.
  • General GRE test scores (pdf suffices)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Motivation letter/personal statement
  • Additional documents, such as copy of passport or identity card, photo, etc. may be required by the student services department (SEVE).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 200 EUR per semester during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 200 EUR per semester during 12 months.

€200 per semester

Living costs for Luxembourg

1212 - 2069 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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