On this page you will find useful information regarding the Masters in Economic Analysis. More information is available in the Postgraduate Prospectus.

 General Information


For the Master Degree in Economic Analysis, the requirement is twelve courses or eight courses plus a Master's thesis. It provides rigorous training in economic theory and econometric methods. It is suitable for students interested in working as economic analysts or in continuing their studies for a Ph.D. The language of instruction is English.

To apply to the programme click on the following link: 

Online application form

 Programme Structure
Successful completion of the programme requires 90 ECTS and and the normal duration is three semesters. The 90 ECTS correspond to 8 courses (60 ECTS) and a thesis (30 ECTS), or 12 courses without a thesis. Of the  required courses, 7 (52.5 ECTS) are compulsory, while 1 (7.5 ECTS) or 5 (37.5 ECTS), in the case of no thesis, must be chosen by the list of elective courses. The following table shows the programme's structure per semester:
1st YEAR
1st Semester ECTS
ECO 601 Microeconomic Analysis I 7.5
ECO 602 Macroeconomic Analysis I 7.5
ECO 603 Statistics and Econometrics I 7.5
ECO 604 Analytical Methods in Economics 7.5
2nd Semester  
ECO 651 Microeconomic Analysis IΙ (ECO 601) 7.5
ECO 652 Macroeconomic Analysis IΙ (ECO 602) 7.5
ECO 653 Statistics and Econometrics IΙ (ECO 603) 7.5
1 elective course 7.5
2nd YEAR
3rd Semester  
ECO 699 Master's Thesis 30
or 4 elective courses  
Note: The courses in brackets are prerequisites


  1. Students may replace an Elective Course with a graduate course offered by other University Departments, subject to approval from the Departmental Board.
  2. Students may replace an Elective Course with an undergraduate course offered by other University Departments, subject to approval from the Departmental Board.


Master's Thesis (ECO 699 – 30 ECTS)

The thesis should demonstrate in-depth knowledge of a particular topic and should contain original research elements. The thesis is presented to students and faculty and is marked independently by the student’s advisor and a member of staff with similar research interests appointed by the Departmental Committee of Graduate Studies.

If work on the thesis extends beyond one semester, students can register in ECO 600 Master's Thesis (1 ECTS) for at most two subsequent semesters.

 Elective Courses
List of elective courses for the Master in Economic Analysis
CODE Course Name ECTS
ECO 605 International Trade 7.5
ECO 606 International Finance 7.5
ECO 610 Money, Banking and Financial Economics 7.5
ECO 611 Labour Economics 7.5
ECO 612 Industrial Organisation and Policy 7.5
ECO 613 Public Economics 7.5
ECO 644 The Economics of Firm Financing 7.5
ECO 664 Analysis of Economic and Financial Data     7.5
ECO 673 Applied Microeconometrics 7,5
ECO 680 Applied Financial Econometrics  7,5
ECO 688 Current Topics in Economic Research I 7.5
ECO 788 Current Topics in Economic Research II 7,5

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