Master of Advanced Studies in Economics (MSc)

Belgium

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The award
MSc

How long you will study
1 Years

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
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About Master of Advanced Studies in Economics at KU Leuven

KU Leuven's Master of Advanced Studies in Economics programme provides you with theoretical and empirical tools to analyse concrete economic problems and acquaint them with current research practices in economics. For the student with an initial graduate economics degree, this course leads into frontiers of new research within economics.

What is the programme all about?

The advanced master’s programme features a choice of graduate-level courses from different fields within economics. The goal is to enable you to find a promising research topic and to develop your own research on it. This research leads to the Master of Advanced Studies in Economics thesis, which may become the first chapter of a doctoral dissertation.

Structure:

The Master of Advanced Studies in Economics programme (MASE) exists of 5 core courses and the Master’s thesis. Students complete their programme with electives until at least 60 ECTS.

Strengths:

  • Truly international: the Faculty of Economics and Business keeps close links with top business schools around the world, from the University of Cardiff in the UK, to the University of Illinois in the United States, diversity strengthens our international course, from the perspective of students and our faculty partners.
  • The Faculty of Economics and Business attaches great importance to high-quality education. The Department of Economics of KU Leuven is highly ranked in the QS World University Ranking and recently some professors won the renowned Francqui Prize.
  • The Faculty receives valuable external assessments. The EQUIS accreditation is an important quality label for business schools and is awarded by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD).

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  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 year
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Notes about fees for this course

Please consult our website for recent information on tuition fees: kuleuven.be/tuitionfees

Entry requirements

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