Master studies

Economic Analysis and Planning

Shedule for EAP, 2 year, III semester can be found here

 

Name of programme Economic Analysis and Planning
Qualification awarded Master’s degree in Economics
Level Master
Study field Economics
Scope of programme (ECTS) 90 ECTS
Language of instruction English
Length of programme (years) 1.5 years
Tuition fee per year 2600 EUR (EU citizens) / 3400 EUR (non-EU citizens)

PROGRAMME DESCRIPTION

The objective

The overall objective of the Programme is to train highly qualified and holistic-thinking economists able to apply and develop mathematical models and methods for the analysis, forecasting, planning and management of economic processes on both micro and macro levels. However, the aims of the Programme are not limited to the professional training: another important objective is to nurture society leaders, self-dependent, creative and enterprising persons, capable of innovative ideas and leading teams.

Career opportunities

The distinctive feature of competencies rendered by the Programme can be summarized in two words: thoroughness and comprehensiveness, which equip students for successful carriers in the future and facilitate making the crucial links required for the economic sector.

Access  to further studies

Vilnius University created opportunities for students interested in continuing their studies to proceed to doctoral studies, which are available in English language also the best of our graduates might be employed at the university.

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES

Graduates of the Programme are expected to acquire relevant knowledge, cognitive, practical and transferable skills. In particular, they should be able:

  • To use contemporary economic paradigms and high level competence in both micro- and macroeconomics for the identification and interpretation of social and economic processes;
  • To build models of socio-economic processes, analyse their behaviour and draw conclusions;
  • To apply mathematical modelling and quantitative techniques for the analysis of economic sectors and subjects, forecasting, planning and management of their development trends.
  • To perform empirical research of economic problems on various levels –international, national, regional, municipal and firm- and to formulate recommendations for their solution.
  • To summarize and communicate their findings in coherent way.

 

COURSE INFORMATION

The programme has the following structure:

Course

Type

1st Semester
2nd Semester
3rd Semester

Compulsory

Courses

Microeconomic Analysis
(5 ECTS)
Macroeconomic Analysis
(5 ECTS)
Thesis
(10 ECTS)
Applied Econometrics
(5 ECTS)
Mathematical Methods of Economic
Analysis
(5 ECTS)
Research Seminar on Economic
Analysis
(5 ECTS)
Financial Markets and Derivatives
(5 ECTS)
Econometric Analysis
(5 ECTS)
Financial Stability and Macroprudential
Policy
(5 ECTS)
Research Paper
(10 ECTS)
Research Paper
(10 ECTS)

Elective

Courses

 
Comparative Economics
(5 ECTS)
Globalization
(5 ECTS)
EU Competition Policy
(5 ECTS)
EU Monetary Policy
(5 ECTS)
EU Economic Law
(5 ECTS)
Political Economy of Asia Devepment
(5 ECTS)
Strategic Financial Management
(5 ECTS)

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

Public defence of final thesis. Master thesis has its own methodical and technical requirements. 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS AND SELECTION CRITERIA

Each applicant is required to have a Bachelor's degree or its equivalent and has to demonstrate that he or she has collected no less than 30 ECTS credits in the fields of economics, management and business administration or other social sciences. The selection criterion is based on the weighted average of relevant grades recorded in the transcript of the student’s academic record. Priority will be given to students with more courses and/or higher grades in economics. All applicants have to prove their English proficiency.

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