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Master in Economics

Graduate School of Economics and Political Science

Graduate Economics and Political Science School
Direction
Prof. José Luis Ferreira García
Language
English
Attendance
On-campus
Credits
60 ECTS
Campus
Getafe
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Departments
Economics, Unidad de Excelencia María de Maeztu

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    The Master in Economics provides students with a working knowledge of the main tools of quantitative economics. It is directed to graduates in economics, mathematics, and engineering, as well as to graduates in social sciences with a taste for rigorous analysis. The program prepares students to pursue a professional specialization in one of the different fields of economics, leading to a career in government agencies, international organizations, or the private sector. It serves as well as a first step to students who plan to pursue a research career by enrolling into a PHD program in economics.

    The Master is a full time one year program (60 ECTS), during which students take 6 mandatory courses in the Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, and Econometrics, and complete their studies with three optional specialized courses on the topics of their professional interest. In addition, students must complete a Master’s thesis.

     

     

    Espacios abiertos - uc3m Campus de Getafe

    reasons to study master in economics

    │MASTER IN NUMBERS

    • #52 of the world and #11 of Europe in the Ranking of the European Economic Association
    • #55 of the world and #16 of Europe in the Ranking of Tilburg University on Economics (2011-2015)
    • 70% of the professors have taken doctorates in prestigious universities in Europe and the United States
    • ☛ More than 70% of the students are foreigners
  • PROGRAM

    The Master is a full time one year program (60 ECTS), during which students take 6 mandatory courses in the Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, and Econometrics, and complete their studies with three optional specialized courses on the topics of their professional interest. In addition, students must complete a Master’s thesis.

    Course 1 - Semester 1

    General subjects
    SubjectsECTSTYPELanguage
    Microeconomics I6CEnglish
    Macroeconomics I6CEnglish
    Econometrics I6CEnglish
    Choose 2 elective courses:
    SubjectsECTSTYPELanguage
    Game Theory6EEnglish
    Industrial Organization I6EEnglish
    Development Economics6EEnglish
    Business and Finance I6EEnglish
    Mathematics6EEnglish

    Course 1 - Semester 2

    General subjects
    SubjectsECTSTYPELanguage
    Microeconomics II6CEnglish
    Macroeconomics II6CEnglish
    Econometrics II6CEnglish
    Choose 1 elective courses:
    SubjectsECTSTYPELanguage
    Cost-Benefit Analysis6EEnglish
    Industrial Organization II6EEnglish
    Business and Finance II6EEnglish
    Microeconometrics6EEnglish
    TFM
    SubjectsECTSTYPELanguage
    Master Thesis6C

    C= Compulsory: 36 ECTS

    E= Elective Course: 18 ECTS

    Master's Thesis: 6 ECTS

  • FACULTY

    Faculty from the Economics Department at Carlos III University is in charge of the Master courses. All faculty members have Doctorate Degrees (Ph.D) from prestigious, internationally known universities. This Department are committed to academic excellence.

    According with the latest well-known ranking by Tilburg University on Economics Research (2011-2015) the Department of Economics at UC3M is placed 38th in the world, 15th in Europe, and 2nd in Spain. In addition, in a recent comparison, sponsored by the European Economic Association and published in the Journal of the European Economic Association (JEEA, vol. 1(6) (2003) pp. 1346-1366), the Department of Economics was ranked number 52 in the world, 9th in the European Union, and 2nd in Spain; and in EconPhd Ranking, 10 worldwide in Econometrics, 33 in Public Economics, 40 in Microeconomics, 50 in Labour & Consumer Economics, 90 in Macroeconomics. The great investment in human capital which has provided us with such a qualified teaching staff, committed to high quality teaching and research, guarantees the continuity and excellence of the Master in Economics.

    Faculty Available 

    The following table provides a list of permanent researchers from the Department of Economics. 75% of researchers in the Department of Economics are doctors from the best American and European universities (LSE, Minnesota, Princeton, Rochester, Stanford, etc.), and 33% are foreigners (France, Italy, Germany, Mexico, Argentina , Japan, India, Russia, etc.).

    UC3M FACULTY

    • ALONSO, CÉSAR
      Department of Economics
      Associate Professor
      PhD in Economic Sciences, CEMFI and Universidad Complutense de Madrid
    • BALBÁS, ALEJANDRO
      Department of Business Administration
      Full Professor
      Doctor in Mathematics UNED
    • CARRO, JESÚS
      Department of Economics
      Visiting Professor
      PhD in Economics CEMFI and Universidad Complutense de Madrid
    • CASAS, AGUSTÍN
      Department of Economics
      Visiting Professor
      PhD Northwestern University
    • CELENTANI, MARCO
      Department of Economics
      Associate Professor
      PhD in Economic Sciences University of California
    • CORCHÓN, LUIS
      Department of Economics
      Full Professor
      PhD in Economic Sciences London School of Economics
    • DELGADO, MIGUEL
      Department of Economics
      Full Professor
      PhD in Economics London School of Economics
    • DIAZ, ANTONIA
      Department of Economics
      Associate Professor
      PhD in Economics University of Minnesota
    • EROSA, ANDRÉS
      Department of Economics
      Visiting Professor
      PhD in Economics University of Minnesota
    • FERREIRA, JOSE LUIS
      Department of Economics
      Associate Professor
      PhD in Economics Northwestern University
    • FUSTER, LUISA
      Department of Economics
      Profesora Visitante
      PhD in Economics Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona
    • GARCÍA LARA, JUAN MANUEL
      Department of Business Administration
      Associate Professor
      PhD Business Administration and Management Universidad de Valencia
    • GOMES, PEDRO
      Department of Economics
      Visiting Professor
      PhD London School of Economics
    • GONZALO, JESÚS
      Department of Economics
      Full Professor
      PhD in Economics University of California
    • HERNANDO, ANGEL
      Department of Economics
      Associate Professor
      PhD in Economics University College London
    • JEREZ, BELÉN
      Department of Economics
      Associate Professor
      PhD in Economic Sciences University of California
    • KREDLER, MATTHIAS
      Department of Economics
      Visiting Professor
      PhD in Economics New York University
    • LOEPER, ANTOINE
      Department of Economics
      Visiting Professor
      PhD in Economics Toulouse School of Economics
    • MARHUENDA, FRANCISCO
      Department of Economics
      Full Professor
      PhD in Mathematics University of Rochester
    • MORA, RICARDO
      Department of Economics
      Associate Professor
      PhD in Economic Sciences London School of Economics
    • MORENO, DIEGO
      Department of Economics
      Full Professor
      PhD in Economic Sciences y Empresariales
    • ORTUÑO, IGNACIO
      Department of Economics
      Associate Professor
      PhD in Economics por la University of California, Davis
    • RINCÓN, JUAN PABLO
      Department of Economics
      Associate Professor
      PhD in Economics por la  Universidad de Valladolid
    • ROMERO, ANTONIO
      Department of Economics
      Associate Professor
      PhD in Economic Sciences Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona
    • SEOANE, HERNÁN
      Department of Economics
      Visiting Professor
      PhD in Economics Duke University
    • TAAMOUTI, ABDERRAHIM
      Department of Economics
      Associate Professor
      PhD in Economics University of Montreal
    • VELASCO, CARLOS
      Department of Economics
      Full Professor
      PhD in Economics London School of Economics

    EXTERNAL FACULTY

    • DE RUS, GINÉS
      Full Professor
      PhD, University of Leeds
  • ADMISSION

    Places available: 40

    Requirements

    Applicants must possess the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree (three or more years of studies at an official university). Students in the last year of their studies may apply and receive admission conditional on successful completion of their Bachelor’s program.

    Language: Proof of full command of written and spoken English is required -- Cambridge Proficiency Certificate (A-C level), First Certificate of English from Cambridge ESOL Examinations (A level), TOEFL (minimum 80 points), International English Language Testing System del British Council (6,5 level). This requirement will be waved for students whose native language is English or who obtained a degree from a university in which English is the working language.

     

    Admission criteria

    Admission will be decided by the Master Academic Committee. Candidate selection will be done on the basis of the following criteria:

    ADMISSION CRITERIA WEIGHTING
    Academic Excellence* 70 points
    Reference Letters 20 points
    Curriculum Vitae 10 points

    *average GPA or equivalent

    Foreign students

    Once admitted to the Master, foreign students with university degree issued by a higher education institution belonging to an educational system outside the EEES, must present, for enrollment, the diploma attesting equivalent training that allows access to postgraduate studies, legalized by diplomatic procedures, or “The Hague Convention Apostille”. More information about Legalization of Documents.

    If needed, documents must be accompanied by an official sworn translation into Spanish.

     

    Application

    The request is made electronically through our application. Before starting the admission process it is important to consult the supporting information that we offer below:

  • SCHOLARSHIPS

    UC3M Scholarships for the Year 2017/2018 *

    For the academic year 2017-18 has been published a call for a maximum of 14 grants for payment of the net enrollment rates for students accepted into the Master, with the following provision:

    • 8 grants of € 3,000
    • 6 grants of € 4,500

    Application deadline: 31st May 2017.

    Two possible resolutions: March and June 2017.


    The number of grants and amounts specified in the Annex to the notice, may vary depending on the conditions of the candidates who apply to them, can be even deserted as assessed by the Selection Committee for each program.


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  • PRACTICAL INFORMATION

    Enrollment

    Once you submit the application for admission, you will have to wait for the official acceptance in the Master program, before starting the enrollment process.

    Information about Registration

     

    Academic Calendar

    Academic Calendar 2016/17

    Academic Calendar 2017/18

     

    Program course schedule

    Direct access to timetable

    Course 2017/18: classes are given in the afternoons.

     

    Exam Schedule

    Consulta el calendario de exámenes

     

    Program's Quality

    Quality of the Master's Degree

  • INTERNATIONAL

    International Complement

    Qualified students could apply for financial support by the Erasmus Program

     

    At the end of the regular master program, students may opt to spend a placement period of 3-6 months in another European school studying complementary disciplines, such as Marketing, Finance, Management, Information Systems or Accountancy, or just deepen into Economics.

    Having the opportunity to go to another European university within an international program allows the students to complement their training, in addition to having the experience of living in a different country, as well as in a different university environment.

    Students receive formal recognition for their academic study period abroad in the transcript of records and in the degree certificate.

    Currently, the University has exchange agreements at Master level in the area of Economics and Business Administration with the following universities:

    Internacionalización - Universidades Colaboradoras

     

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