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Master of Science in Advanced Studies in Economics

KU Leuven
Program overview
1 year
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
English
Start dates
Leuven
3,500 EUR
September 2021

Program description

KU Leuven organises an online open day on 1 December. For more information, please Google "KU Leuven Online Open Day"

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 Master of Science in Advanced Studies in Economics 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).

Admission requirements

Please consult the programme website for recent information on admission requirements.


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Tuition fees

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Scholarships & funding

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Career opportunities

A large proportion of graduates move on to careers in managerial and/or research positions in national and international institutions and universities. Students graduating with distinction can apply for the PhD programme in Economics at KU Leuven.

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KU Leuven

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Why study at KU Leuven

A Highly Ranked University

According to international rankings, KU Leuven is among the best 100 universities in the world. Moreover, KU Leuven was ranked as most innovative university of Europe by Reuters four years in a row (2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019). All of KU Leuven’s disciplines proudly belong to the top 100 of their field. Scholars and researchers, teachers and visionaries, thinkers and makers all have their place in KU Leuven’s fertile intellectual habitat.

Most Innovative University in Europe

KU Leuven has been identified as Europe’s most innovative university for four years in a row by Reuters. By developing the most important drug against HIV, a new type of solar panel that converts oxygen into hydrogen and uncovering the secrets of Sagalassos, KU Leuven researchers have a profound impact on our everyday lives in nearly all fields of research. That innovative character is deeply embedded in the way we teach our students, by integrating relevant guest lectures, taking an Interdisciplinary approach and opening the most advanced research and education facilities.

A Comprehensive University

As a comprehensive university, KU Leuven offers a wide range of disciplines organized by 15 faculties. Each of these disciplines is ranked in the top 100 of its field according to the THE World University Rankings by subject. Half of the university’s faculties are even in the top 50 within their fields of study.

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KU Leuven

Oude Markt 13
3000 Leuven
Belgium

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