Economics, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    11000
    Tuition (Full programme)
    11000
    Tuition (Full programme)
  • English
    Language
The Master of Arts in Economics at Yasar University offers a broad perspective on international economy and the business world, taking into account factors like fluctuating inflation rates or economic growth. This Master’s degree equips students with analytical skills, the ability to evaluate and forecast economic events and connect the information with current political and social factors.

About

There is a premise that the three basic competencies of an economist should be perception, imagination, and reasoning. These abilities ensure that an economist can both produce knowledge, as well as apply Knowledge. This Master programme in Economics from Yasar University aims to provide students with a strong theoretical basis to be able to analyse current economic events, monitor inflation rate variations, economic growth and development, as well as economic integration and globalization. It is designed to provide students with the tools necessary to conduct operational research in econometrics using modern methodologies. It also enables them to predict impending economic crises by applying modern techniques and theories.

Career opportunities

The MS in Economics program helps enrollees who are already working in their job promotion, and provides competitive opportunities for enrollees who are looking for a job. Graduates would be eligible for executive positions, research and analysis positions, consultancy positions in the public and private sector abroad or in Turkey or pursue further academic careers.

Programme Structure

Programme structure
The track with thesis includes 3 compulsory courses, 4 elective courses, a seminar course and the thesis. The degree is awarded upon the successful completion of 120 ECTS worth of coursework including the thesis with a Cummulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of not less than 2.70/4.00.

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score (Grade C): 180

    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

  • Minimum required score: 90

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the English language.

Find English courses on Preparation Courses Portal.

Academic Requirements

  • Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
  • Undergraduate degree in Economics or a related field

The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Turkish.

Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.

Language requirements

English

  • TOEFL: 90,
  • CAE, CPE: C
  • Yasar University FLAT Exam: 65
Other requirements
  • At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
  • A motivation letter must be added to your application.

Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • USD 11000 International
  • USD 11000 National

Funding

Partial scholarships available, please contact the university.

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.