M.Sc. Economics

  • On Campus
  • 24 months
  • EUR159 per Semester (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    EUR159 per Semester (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
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| Stuttgart, Germany
The Masterís program in Economics gives students specific knowledge about the relation of the economy, politics and society. It prepares the students for a successful career in high-ranking positions in private enterprises, research, consulting, financial service, international organizations, and in the public sector.

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The study program is outstanding due to the variety of subjects that can be chosen. Next to four compulsory (basic) modules the students choose six subjects according to their individual preferences and gain well founded knowledge in theoretical and empirical Economics.

The Masterís program in Economics provides qualified students the opportunity of doing Double-Masterís programs. In these degree programs you can choose between several partner universities in the HERMES network. The advantages:

  • You obtain two Masterís degrees in the standard period of study
  • You strengthen your language skills, and
  • You improve your chances on the job market.
You may apply for the Double Masterís program together with the Economics Masterís program. Please read the information on the application procedure for more details.

The Masterís program Economics conveys basic knowledge about the most recent theoretical and empirical approaches in economics. Based on a Bachelorís program, it offers the possibility of further specialization. Students of this Masterís program acquire a profound comprehension of the coherencies between economic, social, and political processes. They learn how to apply scientific methods and findings and can therefore work in diverse occupational fields. With this Masterís program, we prepare you for research and management, for the private sector and science.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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Tuition fee
  • EUR159 per semester ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • EUR159 per semester ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
Credits (ECTS) 120 ECTS
Duration full-time 24 months
Partnership Joint
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

The standard period of study of this full-time Masterís program is 2 years. It consists of the basic Masterís studies, special fields chosen in the majors, and the Masterís thesis.

The basic Masterís studies deal with theoretical and methodological fundamentals in the field of economics. Based on this knowledge, students study the two majors Macroeconomic Theory and Policy and Microeconomic Theory and Policy, each consisting of two components, as well as two seminars in these fields. The profile is rounded off by two minors from a wide range of courses in economics, business studies, or social sciences.

Students complete their studies with the Masterís thesis. This is usually completed in the fourth semester. The students have three months to write this thesis independently and according to current scientific methods.
Module structureSemester 1

4 compulsory modules

  • Methods in Economics 1 and 2
  • Theoretical Foundations 1 and 2
Semester 2

Major Macroeconomic Theory and Policy

  • 2 modules, one per chosen component

Major Microeconomic Theory and Policy

  • 2 modules, one per chosen component

(a detailed list of all eligible major electives can be found in the curriculum)

Minor Electives

  • 2 modules, one per chosen minor component

(a detailed list of all eligible supplements can be found in the curriculum)

Semester 3

Major Microeconomic Theory and Policy

  • 2 modules, one per chosen component

Major Macroeconomic Theory and Policy

  • 2 modules, one per chosen component

Minor Electives

  • 2 modules, one per chosen minor component

(a detailed list of all eligible supplements can be found in the curriculum)

Semester 4
  • 2 major seminars
MasterĎs thesis

Audience

Prospective students with higher education entrance qualification and Bachelor´s graduates.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in economics with a standard period of study of at least three years,
  • in a three years university program in the field of economics in Germany,
  • in a university program at an international university with a Bachelor's degree of at least three years in management and/or economics or
  • in a program related to economics
  • or an equivalent degree
  • Proof of English language skills (B2 level)

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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