Master On Campus

QEM - Models and Methods of Quantitative Economics

24 months
80 EUR/credit 4800 EUR/year
28 EUR/credit 1680 EUR/year
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The Master's Degree in QEM - Models and Methods of Quantitative Economics at Autonomous University of Barcelona aims to provide advanced studies in the field of economics, favour mobility of students and lecturers and strengthen ties between researchers and lecturers from the institutions taking part and with universities in other countries.


Learning outcomes

The QEM - Models and Methods of Quantitative Economics course at Autonomous University of Barcelona of this master program in economics offers a rigorous education in fundamental quantitative tools by combining core economic theory with related quantitative disciplines such as Probability, Statistics, Econometrics, Finance, Actuarial Science, Mathematical Modelling, Computation and Simulation, Experimental Design, and Political Science. The breadth of courses offers students the opportunity to specialize in one of these many areas in accordance with their interests along with a number of course tracks. These being areas that are increasingly vital in both research orientation for further studies and in the job market for positions in government organizations, private companies, or financial institutions.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Foreign Language Course in French, German, Italian or Spanish

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Self-funded: June 30


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The selection of candidates is based on common admission criteria that rely on academic excellence. They must have a recognized Bachelor in Economics or an equivalent degree (three years, 180 credits) in line with national legislation. In any case, a basic training in quantitative methods is required. The applicants must have performed well above average during their undergraduate studies, have good knowledge of English certified by a TOEFL or IELTS by a score of 213 (TOEFL, computer-based) or 6.0 (IELTS).
  • Academic assessment is done by experts from the field, on defined criteria and under exclusion of any conflict of interests. The Committee will classify candidates pursuant to the following criteria, chosen to select the best-suited candidates: academic record, relevant academic background in quantitative methods, motivation of the candidate, recommendations, work experience, internships, research paper, and social competence.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 80 EUR per credit during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1680 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28 EUR per credit during 24 months.
  • partner countries (4500 EUR) / non-partner countries (9000 EUR)

Living costs for Barcelona

770 - 1360 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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