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Master programme Applied Economics (E)

Contents and focus of the degree programme:

The master's programme consolidates and enhances the technical knowledge in the field of economics. This includes analytical methods in economics, micro- and macroeconomics, game theory, econometrics and other meta topics of economic sciences. The master programme is research-oriented and aims to consolidate and specialise the students' knowledge of economics-related research topics. Findings from gender research are also incorporated. The degree programme teaches students personal responsibility, autonomy, improves their ability to judge and enhances their decision-making ability.

Higher education institution:
Universität Innsbruck
Group of fields of study:
Social and Economic Sciences
Degree programme:
Applied Economics (E)
Type:
Master programme
Academic degree:
Master of Science, MSc
Duration:
4 Semester / 120 ECTS*

Further information:

Languages of instruction:
English
Costs:
Student Union fee: EUR 19,20
tuition fee - ask at your institution Detailed information
Stay abroad:
Not compulsory
Type of higher education institution:
University
Location:
Innsbruck
Curriculum:
published in the:
MBl. 2007/08, Stk. 52 (Nr. 226), i.d.F. MBl. 2015/16, Stk. 28 (Nr. 398)

Definition of the field of studies

The degree programme in Applied Economics deals with the scientific theories, methods and tools of economics.

Exams

The master's programme consists of five compulsory and four elective modules. The compulsory modules are Formal analysis methods of economics, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Game theory, Econometrics and the defence of the master thesis. The elective modules are to be chosen from the modules Finance, Environmental economics, Industrial economics, Experimental economics and Behavioural economics, International economic relations, Macroeconomics of open economies, Institutional economics, Microeconomics, Econometrics – Time series analysis, Economic and social history, Regional economics, Advanced methods of regression analysis, Gender and economics, and Basics of empirical financial (market) research. At the end of the programme students have to write and defend a master's thesis with a focus on an economics or statistics topic.

Entrance examinations

no

Supplementary examinations

None