Applied Economics, M.Sc. | Nanyang Technological University | Singapore, Singapore
12 months
23870 USD/year
20360 USD/year
Tuition fee
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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.


Key facts 

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 Economics, 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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

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

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  • International

    23870 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23870 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    20360 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20360 USD per year during 12 months.
  • S$29,000 National
  • S$34,000 International

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.


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

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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