The Master in Development Economics and International Co-operation (MESCI) at Tor Vergata University of Rome, which is taught in English, provides a solid grounding in the most recent economic theory in micro- and macroeconomics, as well as in econometrics and statistics.
This intensive Masters aims to equip students with an in-depth understanding of economic development issues, as well as with analytical skills and methods for applied research on poverty, inequality, labour, credit, environmental and trade issues.
MESCI is targeted to students and young professionals pursuing, or intending to embark on careers in international organizations, public and private companies engaged in international activities and non-governmental organizations.
Since its inception, this programme has enjoyed international recognition and attracts students worldwide.
A question that anyone thinking of applying for a master's degree, particularly in a different country, is likely to ask themselves is, "what am I going to get out of this?"
Studying a master's degree abroad can be an expensive business, and from beginning your research into programs and institutions to completing the degree itself, it can take up a significant portion of your life.
So what difference will a master's degree really make to you? What guarantee do you have that your personal investment of time and finances will pay off? And can you measure your return on investment?
Of course, the answers to all of these questions are not straightforward. Each graduate, even if studying the same modules and courses at the same university, is very different. We all have different skills, experiences and personalities and react differently to whatever environment we are in. It's very often these qualities that have the most impact on our ability to secure the best jobs and really make the most of the opportunities that we are presented with.
However, there are some clear and measurable benefits from studying an advanced degree for the majority of those who go through the experience:
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
Starting date is October 1st for international students and October 8th for Italian students.
This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.
Candidates are required to possess the following requisites:
Tuition fee in the amount of €5.900,00 is to be paid in 2 installments:
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.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.