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Applied Economics, M.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #11 (QS) ,
The MSc in Applied Economics programme at Nanyang Technological University aims to provide rigorous post-graduate training in Applied Economics that would be useful in both the private and public sectors, and in all facets of economic research activities. Our curriculum is unique for its focus on producing quantitative-oriented researchers and analysts with strong theoretical insights.

About

Specifically, this Nanyang Technological University programme specializes in equipping students with the necessary skills to excel in economic policy analysis by utilizing techniques such as econometrics, financial Applied Econometrics, cost-benefit analysis, project evaluation, and financial modelling, etc. Such skills are very useful for economic analysis of social policy, investment and portfolio management. Employment opportunities for graduates with these skills include public service, investment banks, broking houses and consultancies.​

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Microeconomic Theory
  • Advanced Macroeconomic Theory
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Macroeconometric Modeling and Forecasting
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Economics of Financial Analysis
  • Seminar Course on the Singapore Economy
  • Money and Banking
  • Public Sector Economics
  • Cost Benefit Analysis and Project Evaluation
  • Asian Economic Development and Asian Economic Integration
  • International Economic Policy
  • Behavioural Economics for Policy Analysis
  • Industrial Organisation
  • Labour Economics and Industrial Relations
  • Economic Growth and Development

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    85

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General Requirements

Candidates should have a good honours degree in economics.

Candidates who do not have a degree in Economics will be considered provided they have a good honours degree in other disciplines and a strong quantitative background. However, such candidates will be required to read a preparatory course in Economics and mathematics at the start of the programme. The fee for each preparatory is Singapore $100. In the admission letter, the candidate will be informed whether the preparatory course is required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32000 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    27000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27000 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Singapore

  • 1878 - 3880 SGD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

All scholarships are for full-time studies. NTU has the following scholarships available for International Applicants under Master’s Degree by Coursework Programmes:

  • APEC Scholarship
  • ASEAN Graduate Scholarship
  • Nanyang Fellows Scholarship
  • NTU-MBA Scholarship

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