Different subjects, case studies, encounters with professionals, group projects, a placement in Belgium or abroad... everything possible is done to develop your expertise.
CHOICE OF OPTIONS AND FOCUS
As this programme is organised jointly with UCL, you will be a graduate of two universities!
This Master offers an unrivalled choice of options and subjects. You are free to choose those which interest you.
Macroeconomics: cycles and speculation (Louvain-la-Neuve): to analyse speculation and short-term fluctuations, and understand the role of macroeconomic balances.
Macroeconomics: structural policies (Namur): to evaluate European, federal and regional structural economic policies.
Finance: markets (Namur): to analyse how financial markets and institutions work.
Finance: currency (Louvain-la-Neuve): to analyse the foundations of monetary policy, the role of currency, financial markets and foreign exchanges.
Development: poverty and institutions (Namur): to study issues surrounding poverty, inequality and market imperfections; to identify the role of institutions and analyse environmental changes.
Development: growth and globalisation (Louvain-la-Neuve): to study growth and the macroeconomy of developing countries and to identify obstacles to growth.
Economics of public intervention (Namur): to study the causes and consequences of state intervention in the economy.
Labour and human resource economics (Louvain-la-Neuve): to understand the workings of the labour market, unemployment and company human resources policies.
Economics and society (Louvain-la-Neuve): to carry out an economic analysis in collaboration with other social sciences exploring different themes: social policy, redistribution mechanisms, the non-profit sector, etc.
Company strategy (Louvain-la-Neuve): to understand the specificities of innovation markets, the characteristics of network industries, integration and differentiation strategies and the objectives of competition policy.
International economics (Louvain-la-Neuve): to understand trade policies, trade liberalisation and economic integration; to identify the winners and losers in international trade; to examine the determining factors in company location strategy and the benefit of clusters.
It is possible to study the entire programme at Namur, but to limit travelling time if you choose an option at Louvain-la-Neuve, all three subjects in each option are taught on the same day.
Professional focus: to become a professional economist.
Research focus: provides a grounding in economic research and the development of innovations aimed at informing best professional practice.
Teaching focus: to prepare to teach at upper secondary level.
The remainder of your programme will be made up of a choice of subjects in Economics, Languages and Statistics and you will write a thesis related to a project, a company or a more academic matter, in which you will use all the knowledge and competencies you have acquired.1 YEAR MASTER – 60 CREDITS
This Master provides an excellent foundation in Economics. You will follow daytime courses, including a minimum of two options from the eleven offered as part of the Master 120 programme.
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
For details of conditions for admission, please visit www.unamur.be/eco/etudes-economie/conditions-master (in French only) or contact the registration service (‘service des inscriptions’).
If you have a degree from an institution outside of Belgium, you will need to complete and return the admissions request form (www.unamur.be/en/teaching/admission) before 31 August (30 April for students from outside the European Union).
For admission to the teaching focus of the Master, you will also be required to pass a French language test at level C1 on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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