Analytical research in Economics

Economics and Finance

UPF - Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Màsters Oficials
In Barcelona (Spain)

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  • Master
  • Barcelona (Spain)
  • Duration:
    2 Years
  • Credits: 60

Are you looking for a professional specialisation in research into economy to train as an expert in finance? If you are and you have university studies, provides the university master's degree in Economics and Finance, a course designed by the Universitat Pompeu Fabra and taught at the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics (BGSE).

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Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Barcelona, Spain
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Frequent Asked Questions

· What are the objectives of this course?

The goal of the Master is to train professionals in the area of economical analysis in business, political and social environments at international level. Therefore, you will be trained in economic theory, you will extend your knowledge of mathematics applied to finance and you will train in micro- and macro-economy. You will learn to analyse the markets and finance in companies and institutions and you will be trained to design economic strategies both for public and private institutions.

· Who is it intended for?

The master's degree is targeted at professionals in the world of economics who would like to complete their training and improve their professional expectations. It is a course targeted at professionals in the banking sector or institutions and companies with financial skills. The course is in-person and is full-time for two years. The student must be able to provide proof of an excellent level of English as the course is taught entirely in this language.

· Requirements

Official European university bachelor's degree (or a degree in law, engineering, architecture or quantity surveying). In the case of foreign degrees: an equivalent degree from an authorised higher-level educational establishment and academic record for the accredited official training including average grade from the original university. Advanced level of English (equivalent to level B2 of the European Common Reference Framework for Languages from the European Council).

What you'll learn on the course

Economic Theory
Statistics and econometrics
Mathematics for economics and finance
Behavioural decision-making
Development economics
Econometric methods
International Economics
Public Economics
Empirical Methods
Microeconomic Theory
Urban Economics
Experimental Economics
Work Economics
Political Economy
Applied Economics

Course programme

Michaelmas Term
  • Economic Theory
  • Statistics and Econometrics
  • Mathematics for Economics and Finance
Hilary Term

Optional (Choose 3)
  • Advanced Macroeconomics I
  • Advanced Microeconomics I
  • Behavioural Decision Making
  • Development Economics
  • Econometric Methods I
  • International Economics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Public Economics
  • Topics in Economic Theory III
  • Topics in Macroeconomics II
  • Urban Economics

Trinity Term Mandatory
  • Master Project

Optional (Choose 3)
  • Advanced Economic Growth and Development
  • Advanced Macroeconomics II
  • Advanced Microeconomics II
  • Applied Macroeconometrics
  • Econometric Methods II
  • Experimental Economics
  • Work Economics
  • Political Economy
  • Topics in Finance I
  • Topics in Macroeconomics III
  • Topics in Applied Economics II

Main fields of specialisation:

Microeconomics Theory
  • Game Theory
  • Social Choice
  • Markets and Regulation
  • Public Economics
  • Economics of Science and Innovation
  • Health Economics
  • Mechanism Design
  • Political Economy
  • Behavioural and Experimental Economics
  • Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Models
  • International Macroeconomics
  • Models of Fiscal and Monetary Policy
  • Inequality and Growth
  • Macroeconomic Policy and Financial Markets
  • Family Macroeconomics
Econometrics and Empirical Methods
  • Microeconometrics
  • Work Economics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Times-series

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