• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
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Overview

The course structure and level of study of the LM correspond to what is offered in the international academic arena as part of an MSc in Economics course. The command of knowledge, tools, and techniques of analysis acquired in this Economics programme taught at the University of Siena allows both the continuation of studies to start a career as an economist, and employment as an economic analyst or with functions of responsibility in companies, banks and public and private institutions, and international organizations. 

The LM draws on the disciplinary skills available in the Department of Economia Politica e Statistica, with its long tradition of research and teaching at the graduate level (the Department has been running a renowned doctoral program in Economics for decades).

Career Prospects

A student who is awarded the MSc in Economics should have the flexibility and skills that are necessary to begin a career in academic institutions, research centres, central banks, and national or international organizations, but is well equipped also for more operative jobs in the public or private sector, where both a broad view and excellent problem solving skills are most required.

Our courses have a well established reputation in Italy and abroad. Many of our former students have continued their graduate studies in leading academic institutions and gained positions at universities, in research departments, and in private companies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Behavioral Economics
  • Competition Law and Policy
  • Economic Dynamics
  • Economic History (Advanced)
  • Economic Organization and Theories of the Firm
  • Game Theory and Social Choice
  • Global Comparative Politics
  • Growth and Development

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • Candidates can be admitted on the basis of their GRE score in the quantitative section (a score equal or higher than 760, though not strictly required, is recommended).

    This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

    Schedule GRE®

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

Candidates are normally required to hold a three-year degree (B.A.) in economics, or in business with strong quantitative competencies. Students with a B.A. in other social sciences can be admitted if they show to possess good competencies in economics.

Candidates can be admitted on the basis of their GRE score in the quantitative section (a score equal or higher than 760, though not strictly required, is recommended).

To be admitted to the MSc in Economics, candidates should possess:

  • skills and competencies in mathematics and statistics;
  • notions of micro and macroeconomics at an intermediate level;
  • basic skills in econometrics;
  • a certified English skill of level B2.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4700 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4700 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4700 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4700 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Siena

  • 600 - 950 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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