12 months
34576 EUR/year
34576 EUR/year
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The Master of Economics programme at The University of Hong Kong aims at providing rigorous advanced training in economics with emphasis on real world applications.

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Courses are offered on a modular basis to allow students to focus on one area of study at time. Normally, each module consists of seven to eight weeks including the examination week.

Key facts:

Students from the programme in Economics offered by The University of Hong Kong  are required to successfully complete a total of ten courses, including three core courses (on microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics) and a capstone course. Students can choose to concentrate in one of the streams: Data Analysis Stream, Policy Analysis Stream and Theory Stream, according to their interests and career aspirations. Assessment for each course may include assignments, mid-term examinations, project papers, other course work, as well as a final examination, which is normally held at the end of each course, unless otherwise specified.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Financial Econometrics
  • Causal Inference
  • Computation and Analysis of
  • Economic Data
  • Economic Forecasting
  • Data Analysis Stream

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




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Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

To be eligible for admission to the Master of Economics Programme, a candidate must:

  • hold a Bachelor's degree of this University; or a qualification of equivalent standard from this University or another comparable institution accepted for this purpose; 

  • obtain statements from two referees, regarding his/her suitability for the Programme; and

  • obtain a TOEFL/IELTS score* if he/she is not from an English teaching university.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    34576 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34576 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    34576 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34576 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.



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