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Master's Degree in International Economics

Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
1 year
Full time/part time
Master's degree
On campus
September to July
UAM Campus

Program description

Master's Degree in International Economics

The Master´s Degree in International Economics at the Autonomous University of Madrid (MIE-UAM) offers a modern and high-quality training aimed to prepare students to work in the field of international economic analysis. The main objective is to train professionals who may develop their careers in national and international economic organizations, departments of economic analysis, consulting firms and economic research centres. We place special emphasis on the development of quantitative skills and on covering with rigor the main areas of international economics. In addition, the Master gives access to the UAM's Doctoral Programme in Economics and Business.

Competences: a capacity for analysis and synthesis, learning, meeting commitments, teamwork, ethical behaviour, etc.), on this programme we can also highlight the ability to search for and analyze specialized information, the application of the knowledge acquired to the solution of problems in new or relatively unknown environments within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts in an international context, the development of research capacity and the ability to carry out autonomous learning.

Admission requirements

In order to study the Master in International Economics, applicants must hold an official degree from a Spanish or foreign university, and in the latter case this degree must be of an equivalent level to the corresponding degree in Spain and allow entry to postgraduate studies in the student’s home country.

The goal of this Master’s programme is to provide advanced training in economic analysis and quantitative techniques, with a view to further development both in the professional sphere (consultancy, research departments of major companies, national and international organisms, etc.) and in the context of academic research (PhD).

The recommended profile is a graduate in Economics, Business Administration, Statistics, Engineering, and Mathematics. We will consider the applications of students who have passed courses in Economic Theory (Macroeconomics and Microeconomics), Econometrics, Statistics, and Mathematics, at least at an intermediate level. If you have taken the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), furthermore, we recommend including a certification of your result when completing the online application.

Certificate of proficiency in English: Since practically all teaching takes place in English, students are expected to have at least an intermediate level of English (at least a CEFR level of B2, a First Certificate in English (FCE), or an adjusted TOEFL iBT of 72).

Certification of the average mark obtained for the undergraduate degree (this is obligatory for students from countries that have different assessment systems to that used in Spain; the document must explain as well the assessment scale used by the student’s university

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Universidad Autonoma de Madrid

Universidad Autonoma de Madrid

The Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM) was founded in 1968 and has two campuses, Cantoblanco and the Medical School, in northern Madrid. The Autonomous University of Madrid is organized into seven schools, which include: Arts and Philosophy, Teacher Training and...

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Ciudad Universitaria de Cantoblanco
28049 Madrid

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