Description

The University of Valencia is the outcome of more than five centuries of history that have led to the accumulation of knowledge and unique documentary treasures, making it one of the top Spanish universities.

It has become one to the top five scientific centres in Spain thanks to the wide range of teaching and research activities offered in all areas of knowledge (basic sciences and engineering, health sciences, educational sciences, humanities and social sciences, economics and law) and its commitment to excellence.

The Master in Economics of the University of Valencia (Faculty of Economics) offers high quality training, combining advanced academic-oriented economics teaching with a focus on knowledge about market organization and international trade. The Master aims to provide students both with a broad and rigorous view of the discipline, and the analytical tools needed to carry out sound economic analysis. Successful course completion ensures students the endowment of the analytical and technical skills required for highly demanding jobs in international organizations (OECD, IMF, ILO, etc.), political institutions (Ministries, Central Banks, European Commission, etc.), financial institutions, large firms and research departments, consulting firms, and universities. This Master is also highly recommended for candidates pursuing postgraduate education in our Ph.D. Programme or other prestigious doctoral programs in Spain and abroad.

The (internal) professors of the Master in Economics hold Master and Ph.D. (Doctoral) degrees in Economics from the following universities: London School of Economics (UK); University of Warwick (UK); University College London (UK); Queen Mary and Westfield College (UK); University of Illinois (US); College of Europe (Belgium); Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium); University of Dijon (France); and University of Valencia (Spain). Further, the (external) professors of the Master in Economics hold Master and Ph.D (Doctoral) degrees in Economics from the following universities: Harvard University (US); Boston College (US); European University Institute (Italy); University College London (UK); University of Copenhagen (Denmark); College of Europe (Belgium); CEMFI (Bank of Spain); Rovira i Virgili University (Spain).

In addition to enjoying an excellent academic atmosphere, Valencia offers the thrills of a big city, entertainment, the goodness of Mediterranean cuisine, and nice sandy beaches, as well as its attractive history and cultural richness.

The Master in Economics of the University of Valencia has been recognised by the Spanish Ministry of Education within the framework of the Bologna process.

The Master is a full-time one-year program entirely taught in English by top researchers and organised in three terms.

General information
Number of credits (ECTS): 60.
Language: English.
Duration: 1 year full-time.
Tuition fees: 2772€ (both for EU and overseas students).
The fee quoted above is for guidance only. The University reserves the right to slightly amend its fees.
Location: Campus de Tarongers, Faculty of Economics, University of Valencia, Spain (Link to Google maps)
Pre-enrolment dates: From 16 January to 15 June 2017 (14:00)
From 16 June to 1 September 2017 (23:59).

Letter from directors

Dear Prospective Student,

You are about to apply to the official Master in Economics of the University of Valencia, an exciting program designed to offer a high quality training to motivated students with a will to learn. Our faculty enjoys a hard-earned reputation in the main fields of economics and econometrics and with years of experience in research and teaching.

We are looking for open-minded students who, independently of their background, enjoy deepening into the fundamentals of economic mechanisms. If this profile suits you, here you will find a stimulating environment to fulfill your expectations by means of a demanding program that blends high quality lectures with tutorials, theoretical explanations with their empirical backup, and a faculty staff ready to help you. 

The Master in Economics of the University of Valencia has been designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to improve your prospects of joining international organizations, political institutions, financial institutions, large firm’s research departments, consulting firms, and universities. The Master is a one-year program spanning three terms. During the first term the student has to take four compulsory core subjects on microeconomics and macroeconomics, econometrics and quantitative methods; in the second term the student may choose among a range of subjects leading to a specialization either in Industrial Economics or in International Economics; the third term is mostly devoted to individual research and you will be expected to write down a dissertation.

Both European and overseas students are charged with the same enrolment fee. The low cost as compared with other non-official master courses, combined with the highly qualified faculty staff, makes the Master in Economics of the University of Valencia of an outstanding value.

We are looking forward to receiving your application.

Sincerely,
The directors

WHO CAN APPLY


Graduates in Economics, Business Administration, International Business or similar degrees.
Graduates in other degrees who have completed relevant studies related to the field of Economics and Business, preferably with an international profile.
Graduates in other degrees who have a significant professional experience in the field of Economics and Business, preferably with an international profile.
Graduates in other technical or quantitative degrees such as Engineering, Mathematical Sciences, Physics, ...

PROFESSIONAL PROSPECTS


International organizations (OECD, IMF, ILO, etc.).
Political institutions (Ministries, Central Banks, European Commission, etc.).
Financial institutions, large firms, research departments, consulting firms, and universities.
Candidates pursuing postgraduate education in our PhD Programme or other prestigious doctoral programs in Spain and abroad.
PhD programme linked to this Master: Doctoral Programme in Industrial Economics