On this page you will find useful information regarding the Master in Monetary and Financial Economics.
More information is available in the Department’s Graduate Prospectus.
The Master in Monetary and Financial Economics provides a broad background in economic theory and specialized courses in monetary and financial economics. It is suitable for students who are interested in a career in the financial sector, such as banks, investment companies, etc.
Initial deadline for applications: 31/03/2022 (passed)
Second Evaluation Round: 30/04/2022
Final Deadline: 30/06/2022
Applications received after the initial deadline are evaluated on a rolling basis. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to ensure that they can be evaluated while there are still available positions and funding opportunities.
The minimum requirements for admission to the Master in Monetary and Financial Economics:
- A Bachelor’s degree.
- Very good command of the English language.
Documents Required for the Application:
- Application through the Online Application System of the University (see here).
- Two letters of recommendation.
- Copies of university degrees or a statement of expected graduation in the month preceding enrolment in the postgraduate programme.
- Transcripts as appropriate.
- Curriculum vitae.
- Motivation letter.
- English proficiency exam (This can be certified by international standardized tests such as GCE, TOEFL or other and are determined by the Department, see here).
Evaluation of applications is done by the Department’s Committee of Graduate Studies, based on applicants’ performance in their previous studies. Applicants may be called for an interview if this is deemed necessary. The Committee submits their recommendation to the Departmental Council, which has the final say on offering position in the programme.
|ECO 610||Money, Banking and Financial Economics||7.5|
|ECO 606||International Finance||7.5|
|ECO 644||Τhe Economics of Firm Financing||7.5|
|ECO 680||Applied Financial Econometrics||7.5|
|1 elective course||6-7.5|
|1 elective course||6-7.5|
|ECO 698||Master’s Thesis||24|
Master’s thesis ECO 698 – 24ECTS
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.