|Application deadline:||11th January 2013 (1st Session)|
|Tuition fee:|| |
|Start date:||September 2014, September 2015|
|Credits (ECTS):||120 ECTS|
|Duration full-time:||24 months|
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
|More information:||Go to university website|
The Master of Science in Economic and Social Sciences is a wide-ranging and interdisciplinary program.
It offers a thorough grounding in the field of economics and provides broad skills and solid foundations through a unique combination of quantitative methods and social sciences
The program aims at providing students with an advanced knowledge in economics, economic history, sociology and political science, in the quantitative tools and in the legal disciplines aimed to the regulation of businesses and markets.
In particular, depending on the specific study plan that students may choose, the course has the objective of:
Possible career opportunities are:
Professions with strong research content, such as positions within international organizations, public or private research centers, consulting firms, the economic press, and professional academic careers in the areas of economics,statistical analysis, economic history, social sciences and applied mathematics;
New professional contexts in which economists are strongly required, such as regulatory authorities, central banking, nonprofit organizations, innovative areas in public administration, such as diplomacy and international commerce;
Applied statistician analyzing sociodemographic trends on behalf of firms and corporations, and other economic or financial organizations;
Company positions that require high-level analytical skills.
The program is made up of courses which can be divided into the following areas: analysis and statistics, economics, and social sciences.
In the second semester of the first year, students personalize their curriculum through elective courses, which pertain to the three main areas: General Economics, Applied Economics, and Econometrics and Quantitative Methods.
Students choose a foreign language based on the graduate program instruction language and on their native language (which cannot be chosen as a foreign language
The master of Science program in Economic and Social Sciences is a two-year full-time graduate program.
Please consider the following rules while choosing the 7 elective courses::
o at least 2 from the General Economics group
o at least 1 from the Applied Economics group
o at least 1 from the Social and Quantitative Fields group
o 3 free choices
General Economics group
Applied Economics group
Social and Quantitative Fields group
The program is geared to students with a background in economics, business or finance who wish to specialize in socio-economic topics, using advanced quantitative methods.The program is also geared to students with a background in mathematics and statistics.
Every year Bocconi University establishes the maximum number of students that can be admitted to each degree, in order to guarantee the best possible conditions and the best opportunity for successfully completing the degrees and to offer them assistance in entering the professional work environment.
Different categories of applicants have different admissions procedures. In detail you can distinguish from: