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Selecting your courses

Compulsory courses

The compulsory courses in the autumn semester are:

  • Microeconomic Policy
  • Macroeconomic Policy
  • Economic Statistics
  • Econometrics
  • Empirical Research I

According to the regulations of the Faculty of Economics and Business, students must have a minimum grade of 4 in three of their compulsory courses to be admitted in the second term of the programme.

In the spring semester, the compulsory courses are:

  • Applied Econometrics
  • Empirical Research II

Students who start the programme in February will sign an academic contract specifying three additional compulsory courses.

Selecting a major

By default, students who complete the programme obtain a "Master of Science in Applied Economics." Students can request that their degree title include one of the three majors when they submit their Master's thesis registration forms. 

Students should note that obtaining a specific major requires the completion of the set of courses associated with each major.

To obtain a "Master of Science in Applied Economics, Major in Public Finance and Regulation," the required courses are:

  • Public Economics
  • Political Economy
  • Economics of Taxation
  • Economic Regulation and antitrust policy
  • Social Policy

To obtain a "Master of Science in Applied Economics, Major in Environmental and Energy Policy," the required courses are:

  • Public Economics
  • Global Public Goods
  • Energy Economics
  • Economics of Taxation
  • Environmental and Resource Economics

To obtain a "Master of Science in Applied Economics, Major in Trade and Migration Policy," the required courses are:

  • Political Economy
  • Global Public Goods
  • Trade Policy
  • Social Policy
  • Economics of Migration

For questions about the process, students are encouraged to contact the student counsellor David Biddle.