NEW MASTER PROGRAMME - starting in October 2021

Master Applied Economics

Applied Economics provides the necessary background for students to carry out rigorous economic analysis in questions of interest for policy and business.  It offers students the possibility to shape their own profile by concentrating in particular specialization areas. 

Master Applied Economics

Brief Description

Degree: Master of Science (MSc)
Degree Programme Code: 066 913
Duration: 4 Semesters/120 ECTS
Limited Places: No
Study Language: English

Goals

This programme provides the necessary background for students to carry out rigorous economic analysis in questions of interest for policy and business. The programme offers accordingly advanced knowledge in the core subject areas (econometrics, macroeconomics, microeconomics). Moreover, it offers students the possibility to shape their own profile by concentrating in particular specialization areas: banking and financial markets, behavioural economics, competition and regulation, macroeconomic policy, and policy evaluation.

Career Opportunities

This programme offers an excellent foundation to pursue a career in, among others, the private sector, the public administration, and policy making.

Programme

All legal provisions and a detailed description of the structure can be found in the curriculum.

Semester 1 - (30 ECTS)

        - Introductory Econometrics
        - Applied Macroeconomics
        - Applied Microeconomics

Semesters 2, 3 - (64 ECTS)

        - Elective Courses  

Semester 4 - (26 ECTS)

        - MA seminar
        - MA Thesis

Requirements

The MA Applied Economics is aimed at students who have already completed any bachelor's or diploma programme and have a minimum background (equivalent to 6 ECTS) in each of the following areas: Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Mathematics, Statistics.

University of Vienna's Bachelor graduates in Economics, Business, and International Business, as well as students who have completed the University of Vienna's Extension Curricula "Quantitative Principles of Economics" and "Economic Methods" qualify automatically.

Proof of English knowledge at or above level B2 (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) more information