Masters Program in Econometrics in Spain

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A Masters degree is an academic degree awarded to individuals who successfully denote a higher level of expertise. There are two main types of Masters - taught and research.

Econometrics uses statistics, mathematics, and economic theory to help create understandable economic models. Those economic models are then used to make important economic policy decisions that can impact greater areas such as finance and labor markets. 

Spain, officially the Kingdom of Spain, is a sovereign state and a member state of the European Union. It is located on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe. Spanish universities regulate access to their own degrees and they fix the academic fees. They can also offer unofficial postgraduate degrees. The capital city Madrid has possibly the largest number of bars per capita of any European city and a very active nightlife.

Master Program in Econometrics in Spain

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Erasmus Mundus Master in Models and Methods of Quantitative Economics QEM

Master Economics: Erasmus Mundus Master QEM - Models and Methods of Quantitative Economics
Campus Full time September 2017 Spain Barcelona

Master Erasmus Mundus Models and Methods of Quantitative Economics (QEM) is an European Union approved international graduate degree programme taught full-time over two years in France, Germany, Italy and Spain. [+]

Best Master's Degrees in Econometrics in Spain. Erasmus Mundus Master in Models and Methods of Quantitative Economics QEM Master Erasmus Mundus Models and Methods of Quantitative Economics (QEM) is an European Union approved international graduate degree programme taught full-time over two years in France, Germany, Italy and Spain. Taught in English, the programme is designed by a Consortium of four European Universities: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain Universität Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris, France Università Ca' Foscari Venezia, Venice, Italy with a network of Associated Partners consisting of international academic institutions as well as public and private companies. The course offers a rigorous education in fundamental quantitative tools by combining core economic theory with related quantitative disciplines such as Probability, Statistics, Econometrics, Finance, Actuarial Science, Mathematical Modelling, Computation and Simulation, Experimental Design, and Political Science. The breadth of courses offers students the opportunity to specialise in one of these many areas in accordance with their interests along a number of course tracks. These being areas which are increasingly vital in both research orientation for further studies and in the job market for positions in government organisations, private companies or financial institutions. The course is intended to prepare students for a wide range of careers which utilise their competency in economics, including economic theory, macroeconomics and financial forecasting, financial engineering and risk management, quantitative asset management, computational economics, quantitative trading, and applied and theoretical research. See full programme détails of Quantitative Economics Master (QEM). Each year, approximately 50 students are welcomed to the programme on the basis of academic excellence. Applicants should hold a recognised bachelor's degree (or its equivalent, i.e. 180 ECTS credits in the Bologna system) and be fluent in both written and spoken English. Ideally, applicants will have previously studied mathematics, applied mathematics, quantitative economics or finance but candidates with other backgrounds are welcomed provided that they can demonstrate sufficient interest in economics. Mathematical aptitude as evidenced by previous studies or work experience is taken into consideration in the admissions process. Applicants without the required mathematical background are advised to undertake special training or programmes prior to their enrolment in the QEM programme. Such training is proposed by the Graduate School of Mathematics of Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne with the collaboration of Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, IMW - Institute of Mathematical Economics of Universität Bielefeld and Università Ca' Foscari Venezia. It is a programme requirement for students to study at two of the four participating universities from the Consortium. This mobility enables students to benefit from the strengths of each university on a wide range of issues, and to meet and work with professionals from various backgrounds. Upon successfully completing the programme, students are awarded a QEM Joint Degree from the partners of the consortium. The consortium provides extensive career assistance to the students, including help with internships and job placement for graduates. We have had an excellent job placement record, since 2008. Mobility Scheme The first year of the programme is focused on core courses in Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Econometrics and Mathematics (Probability, Statistics and Optimization). The first semester is spent in Paris. To facilitate mobility, the universities of Barcelona, Bielefeld, Paris and Venice offer almost identical courses during the second semester of the first year. The second year of the programme is spent in one of the four universities of the consortium depending on the area of specialisation chosen by the student. The university choice is fixed for each student during the admissions process. Language of Instruction In each university, the language of instruction for the programme is English. An English language proficiency test (such as IELTS or TOEFL) is required in order to be admitted to the programme. The standards of and exceptions to this requirement are detailed in the Entrance Requirements. Additionally, students shall also undertake courses in the local language and culture of each European country in which they study. ECTS Credits Requirement 60 ECTS credits are required in each academic year. 56 of these ECTS credits shall be acquired from scientific courses and the remaining 4 ECTS credits shall be acquired from the foreign language courses. A total of 120 ECTS credits are required to complete the programme. Courses Offered For a list of courses on offer, as well as a brief course description, please refer to the First and Second Years. Degree Awarded Upon successfully completing the programme, students shall be awarded a unique Joint Degree entitled "Models and Methods of Quantitative Economics", which is identical for all students and contains the logos of all partner universities, whatever the mobility track of the student is. The joint degree will be issued by the Université Paris 1, with a unique secured registration number, under the responsibility of the Recteur Chancelier des Universités Parisiennes (Rector of all Parisian Universities). The joint degree is officially recognised as a master degree in each university and each country with the same rights and duties with the national degree entitled: Master Universitari en Models I Mètodes d'Economia Quantitative (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
), Spain. Master of Science Wirtschaftsmathematik (Universität Bielefeld), Germany. Master Economie Théorique et Empirique (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
), France. Master Banque, Finance, Assurance (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
), France Master Mathématiques Appliquées en Economie et en Finance (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
), France. Laurea Magistralis in Economia (Università Cà Foscari di Venezia), Italy. Application for Quantitative Economics Master (QEM) We invite applicants from all over the world. In order to create a multicultural learning environment, the consortium strives to achieve a balance between various geographic and disciplinary backgrounds. Admission is based on academic excellence, motivation and prior experience. Applicants should hold a recognised bachelor's degree in a subject related to mathematics, applied mathematics, quantitative economics or finance and demonstrate proficiency in English. Admission to the Master Models and Methods Quantitative Economics (QEM) programme is highly competitive. At the programme's inception in 2006, we received more than 100 applications. Ever since, applications have grown: over 130 candidates applied in 2007, over 200 in 2008, over 500 in 2009, over 700 in 2010 and over 800 these last years. A successful applicant is typically graduated from a good university with excellent grades and has the motivation to study quantitative economics or finance. All QEM applications should be made in good time and with respect to the programme admission requirements and application procedure. More information can be found on the online application page. [-]

Master in Economic Analysis

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Campus Full time September 2017 Spain Barcelona

This is a two-year master's degree with120 ECTS credits, in line with the guidelines of the Bologna Declaration. In the programme, students acquire a solid grounding in Economics, with the accent placed on rigorous analytic thinking and advanced quantitative and computational methods. [+]

This master's degree has obtained the new distinction International Master's Programme (IMP) awarded by the Government of Catalonia (Generalitat). Recently the evaluation board of the Quality Assurance Agency for the University System in Catalonia (AQU) recommended this master's degree for "Accreditation with Quality". The Master's Degree in Economic Analysis (IDEA) is a research degree that prepares its students for academic careers and for positions in the private sector and in government and non-government organisations. The IDEA Programme is entirely international: its students are from all five continents, its teaching staff are part of an English-speaking international community and its graduates go on to join the global employment market. This is a two-year master's degree with120 ECTS credits, in line with the guidelines of the Bologna Declaration. In the programme, students acquire a solid grounding in Economics, with the accent placed on rigorous analytic thinking and advanced quantitative and computational methods. The programme includes a wide range of specialisation options, making its students more competitive in the labour market and helping them to acquire the knowledge needed to proceed further into doctoral studies. Key features The UAB also offers a double degree with Lingnan University (Hong Kong), which could be of particular interest to students wishing to specialise in finance and banking and at the same time enhance their curriculum vitae with an internationally oriented education from this financial and economic capital. This programme allows students to combine the analytic training in Economics of the IDEA master's degree with the specialist preparation provided by the Master of Science in International Banking and Finance (MIBF). The MIBF syllabus concentrates on banking and finance, while also encompassing compatibility and regulation, and it has close ties with the Hong Kong financial market. With this double-degree system, students obtain both master's degrees within two years and can make use of both universities' employability and career services. Career options IDEA students have two possible pathways open to them on graduating: continuing on to study for a PhD or joining the labour market. Many opt for the first pathway, applying to join either the IDEA PhD or a PhD based abroad. On the other hand, this master's degree also equips its students for high-quality occupations in finance companies, consultancy services, big-data companies, regulatory bodies and research centres. The occupation rate of IDEA graduates is 100%. There is also a 100% match-up rate between qualifications and occupation. Looking behind these statistics we find organisations and job offers of extreme prestige. Recent occupations: Competition and Markets Authority (UK), Deloitte (Spain), Inter-American Development Bank (Washington DC), Office of Health Economics (UK), KPMG (Spain), IDEA PhD student, MIT PhD student, University of Minnesota PhD student. Master description The Master's degree in Economic Analysis comprises 120 credits to be taken over two years of two semesters each. The master's degree is oriented towards research. The compulsory modules (70 credits) provide students with a good analytical and methodological grounding for research: The 40 optional credits allow students to shape their own learning profile by applying the analytical tools acquired in the first year to problems that lie on the frontiers of Economic knowledge. In the Master's dissertation students carry out their own research under the guidance of a tutor. [-]