Master of Science (MSc) in Economics

General content

The primary objectives of the various modules of the MScE are to introduce, to analyze and to apply state-of-the-art methods in economic and econometric research. It thus offers foundations in economic analysis and its applications which are key towards making real analytical and managerial contributions in both public and private sector positions, or in the world of academic research.

Proposed orientations

  • Macroeconomic Policy
  • Microeconomic Policy
  • Quantitative Economics
  • Business Economics

Possible specialisation

  • Behaviour, Economics and Evolution

 

Practical information

Organiser
HEC Lausanne 
Department of Economics (DEEP)

Degree awarded
Master of Science (MSc) in Economics, subject areas  :

  • Macroeconomic Policy
  • Microeconomic Policy
  • Quantitative Economics
  • Business Economics

Possible specialisation area  :

  • Behaviour, Economics and Evolution

ECTS credits
120

Duration
4 semesters

Teaching language
English. Recommended level : C1.

Final enrolment dates
30 April. The degree course begins in the autumn semester.
Candidates needing a visa to study in Switzerland : 28 February.

More information
Timetables and course descriptions

Career prospects

University studies develop, in addition to specific academic skills, a number of transversal skills such as : oral and written communication, critical thought, analytical and summarising abilities, conceptual and applied research skills, the appropriation and transmission of knowledge, negotiation and leadership skills, independence and the ability to make appropriate decisions.

This panoply of skills, combined with specialized knowledge acquired in the course of studies, is an excellent preparation for a wide range of employment opportunities and economic sectors, such as:

  • Public sector (international and inter-governmental institutions)
  • Private sector (financial institutions, private companies)
  • Research

Information about career prospects for students of the Faculty of Business and Economics:

 

 

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Last update: 29 March 2018

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Contact

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