Economics is defined as the science that studies the ways in which individuals, firms and societies, confronted with unlimited aims and desires, allocate their scarce resources to fulfill these competing ends. In that sense, economics covers a wide range of topics, ranging from utility and profit maximization of individuals and firms to markets and domestic and international issues and problems.
The M.A. Program in Political Economics is designed for students who want to specialize in main field economics areas such as international trade, public finance, monetary economics or industrial organization. The main objective of the program is to equip students with analytical and technical skills in decision-making process in both the public and private sectors.
Graduation Requirements: Students who already hold an Economics Degree (B.A. or B.S.) are required to successfully complete 6 area courses + Methodology and Ethics + Seminar. Students who successfully complete course work are eligible to write their thesis. Total ECTS of the program is 144.
Maximum Duration of Graduation: All the students are required to fulfill coursework in 4 semesters. An additional 2 semesters are given to write the thesis. The maximum duration of the program is, therefore, 6 terms (3 full years).
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