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Economics - Empirical Applications and Policies, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #401 (ARWU) Bilbao, Spain
The programme aims to train economic data analysts who are capable of applying the principles of economic analysis and the adequate quantitative tools to the applied issues on economic and business matters, as well as to the assessment of economic policies.
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With a Master's programme developed entirely in English, the students also get the opportunity to develop their language skills in the same, both oral and written. The requirement for access to the programme is to demonstrate a B2 or an equivalent level of English. In most cases, upon completion of the Master's programme, students are able to demonstrate a C1 level.

The programme

The majority of Master's graduates get recruited into companies and institutions by the end of the programme.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Econometrics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Quatitative Methods and Time Series
  • Causal Inference for the Social Sciences
  • Social Choice and Welfare
  • Auctions
  • Energy Markets
  • Experimental and Behavioral Economics
  • Growth and Development
  • Labor Markets
  • Monetary Markets

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • In order to take the Master's degree in Economics: Empirical Applications and Policies, graduates should have advanced knowledge of algebra, calculus, statistics, and common software applications. We also recommend candidates to have intermediate knowledge of Economics: in the fields of Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, and Econometrics.
  • Students with an undergraduate degree in the field of Economics or Business would be viewed as having acceptable previous training to be accepted on to the course. Science graduates, (especially those with a background in Mathematics, Statistics and Physics), and Engineering and Architecture graduates would also be a good fit for the entry profile.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1800 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1800 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Bilbao

  • 765 - 1250 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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