MA in Quantitative Economics gives students strong preparation in contemporary economic theory and econometric analysis methods enabling them to analyse and forecast economic processes. The programme has a special focus on micro- and macroeconomic theory and solving real life economic problems. Graduates will be able to continue their education in economics PhD programmes or follow a career as analysts in banks, public sector organizations, consultation firms and international companies. After completing the programme, the student:
- knows the main concepts in economics and has acquired the skills of making critical assessments over the applicability of these concepts;
- has acquired the ability to apply both micro- and macroeconomic models for analysing the problems which arise in economic practice;
- knows how to verbally, graphically, mathematically and empirically analyse and forecast both the behaviour of economic agents and also the impact of governmental policies;
- acquires experience in approaching complicated theoretical questions, as it enhances the ability to work with the literature at the scientific level;
- is ready to work at field-specific positions, thereat demonstrating high level of initiative and responsibility, together with management and teamwork skills
- has acquired the field-related terminology in English;
- has gained the experience of conducting scientific research and solving real life economic related problems in practice, together with the enhanced ability to express oneself both in writing and verbally.
- UT is ranked in the top 250 universities in the world in business and economics (QS Rankings 2020)
- Gives training in solving real/-life economic problems via the application of state-of-the-art economic analysis techniques with a special focus on micro- and macroeconomic theory.
- Cooperation with the Bank of Estonia and Swedbank provides internship possibilities, an award for the best thesis and job opportunities after graduation.
- Graduates can follow a career as analysts in banks, public sector organisations, consulting firms and international companies. 80% of our alumni work in Estonia.
- Study at the Delta Centre, which is one of the most modern centres of digital technology, mathemais and entrepreunership in the Nordic region.
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The curriculum comprises the following modules:
- Quantitative Methods in Economics (30 ECTS)
- Economic Models (42 ECTS)
- Elective module (12 ECTS)
- Optional courses (6 ECTS)
- Master's thesis (30 ECTS)
Students who wish to continue their education in economics PhD programmes or follow a career as analysts in banks, public sector organizations, consultation firms and international companies.
Jaan Masso, Programme Director
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent: applicants are required to have passed prerequisite subjects in the following areas: mathematics for the value of 9 ECTS and probability and mathematical statistics for the value of 6 ECTS
- English language proficiency
International3800 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 3800 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
National3800 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 3800 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
Tuition waivers and monthly stipends are available.
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