Quantitative Economics, M.A. | University of Tartu | Tartu, Estonia
24 months
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4200 EUR/year
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The Quantitative Economics master's programme at the University of Tartu prepares highly qualified analysts for the government agencies, banks, international organisations and consultancy firms, filling top positions that require a detailed understanding and application of economic models and econometric methods.

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Overview

The master’s programme in Quantitative Economics gives students strong preparation in contemporary economic theory and econometric analysis methods, enabling them to analyse and forecast economic processes. 

Why study Quantitative Economics at the University of Tartu ?

  • The University of Tartu is ranked in the top 350 universities in the world (THE World University Rankings 2024).
  • You have an opportunity to receive two diplomas by spending your second study year at Ghent University.
  • Cooperation with the Bank of Estonia offers access to expert lecturers from the bank, as well as internship and post-graduation employment opportunities.
  • 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 University of Tartu Delta Centre, which brings together a vibrant community of students, researchers and innovators in the fields of computer science, business and economics, mathematics and statistics.

Career opportunities

The objective of the curriculum is to prepare highly qualified analysts for government agencies, banks, international organisations and consultancy firms, filling top positions that require a detailed understanding and application of economic models and econometric methods.

Graduates are competitive as analysts in the public sector, financial sector, multinational companies, consulting firms, etc.

Part of the studies is a mandatory internship that helps students make career choices after graduation.

Accreditation

Every seven years, all Estonian higher education institutions must undergo external evaluation – institutional accreditation. The latest assessment took place in 2022. The assessment council of the Estonian Quality Agency for Education decided to accredit the University of Tartu for the next seven years (2023-2029).

Programme Structure

The curriculum consists of: 

  • Quantitative Methods in Economics (38 ECTS);
  • Economic Models (38 ECTS);
  • Elective module (15 ECTS): there is a possibility to take an elective module from this curriculum Special Topics in Economics, or to take an elective module from the curriculum Actuarial and Financial Engineering;
  • Optional courses (6 ECTS);
  • Master's thesis (23 ECTS).

Part of the studies is compulsory practical training (internship) (6 ECTS).

Examples of courses:

  • Macroeconometrics
  • Mathematical Statistics
  • Game Theory
  • Monetary Economics
  • Public Sector Economics
  • Microeconometrics
  • Introduction to Programming

Audience

We welcome all students who are interested in becoming analysts for government agencies, banks, international organisations and consultancy firms.

Lecturers

The programme director is Jaan Masso, Associate Professor in Applied Econometrics at the University of Tartu

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification (must be obtained by the end of July)
  • Prerequisite courses that the applicant has to have passed during earlier studies on higher education level: mathematics in the value of 9 ECTS and probability and mathematical statistics in the value of 6 ECTS completed in the previous study level.
  • English language proficiency 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4200 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4200 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Tartu

300 - 600 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Tuition waiver student places are available: 1 for citizens of EU/EEA/Switzerland, 15 for all citizenships

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find Master's scholarship opportunities for Quantitative Economics.

Available Scholarships

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Provided by university
Grant
660 EUR
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Scholarship for degree and exchange study in Estonia
Merit-based

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University of Tartu
Tartu, Estonia
Independent provider
Grant
660 EUR
Deadline
01 Sep 2024
Scholarship for degree and exchange study in Estonia
Merit-based

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The Education and Youth Board
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
01 May 2025
Grant for researchers and academic staff
Merit-based

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The Education and Youth Board
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
01 May 2025
Scholarships for Summer and Winter Schools
Merit-based

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The Education and Youth Board
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000000 INR
Deadline
Anytime
Education Future International Scholarship
Merit-based

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Education Future
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
The Smooth Movers Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Smooth Movers
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
350 EUR
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Estonian National Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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The Education and Youth Board
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1350 EUR
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
ELES-Scholarship (Ernst-Ludwig-Ehrlich-Studienwerk)
Merit-based Need-based

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Austria’s Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
Need-based

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Leopold Figl Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
33600 EUR
Deadline
01 Jul 2024
Mundus MAPP EMJM Scholarship
Merit-based

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Mundus MAPP
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Moving Mates Scholarship
Need-based

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Moving Mates
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
7000 USD
Deadline
24 Apr 2025
Go Global MBA Scholarship
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 CAD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Pinsky Law New Venture Development Scholarship
Merit-based

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Pinsky Law
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
The Education for Sustainable Energy Development (ESED) scholarship
Merit-based

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Global Sustainable Electricity Partnership
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Global Innovation Challenge
Merit-based Need-based

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Social Shifters
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
8000 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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European Commission
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
The Bill Walsh Scholarship
Merit-based

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ACES: The Society for Editing
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
The MyUS Community Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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MyUS
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
Dermadry Hyperhidrosis Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Dermadry
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
$1,000 All Star Verified Scholarship
Merit-based

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Verified Scholarships
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
10 Dec 2024
PlagiarismSearch 2024 Essay Contest
Merit-based

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PlagiarismSearch
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Florida Rentals Annual Dream Vacation Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Florida Rentals
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
965 USD
Deadline
Anytime
Dr. Martin Blank – SYB Scholarship
Merit-based

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Shield Your Body
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
CryptoRunner Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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CryptoRunner
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
55 GBP
Deadline
19 Jun 2024
IELTS Morgan Terry Memorial IATEFL Scholarship
Merit-based

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IELTS from 6 to 9
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