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Corvinus University of Budapest MSc in Economic Analysis
Corvinus University of Budapest

MSc in Economic Analysis

Budapest, Hungary

4 Semesters


Full time

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Sep 2023

EUR 2,600 / per semester *


* per semester for non-EEA applicants


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  • Department responsible for the program: Institute of Economics
  • Bachelor's degree program: Economic Analysis
  • Specialization: Economic Science
  • Program time in semesters: 4 semesters
  • Program language: English
  • Site/Location: Budapest
  • Division: Full time
  • Program Type: Normal

Prepare to focus on comparative, regional, and sectoral issues and choose your specialization between Comparative Economics, Health Economics, and Labour Studies. This course also provides you the chance of taking part in two double degree programs, one with Fudan University in Shanghai, China, and another one with the University of Groningen in Groningen, Netherlands. Upon the completion of the program, you as a graduate may choose from several career opportunities in public administration, at financial institutions or in the private sector, including large multinational companies. Ready to join? Apply now!

Tuition fee: 700 000 HUF (≈2100 EUR) per semester for EEA applicants, 2600 EUR per semester for non-EEA applicants

Study and administrative coordinator: Akos Deak ( [email protected]; +36 1 482 5401)

The level of qualification attainable in the Master's program, and the title of the certification

  • Qualification level: master- (magister, abbreviation: MSc).
  • Qualification in Hungarian: okleveles közgazdasági elemző.
  • Qualification in English: Economic Analyst.

Degrees accepted for admittance into the Master's program

Accepted with the complete credit value: the applied economics and economic and financial mathematical analysis undergraduate programs.

May be primarily considered with the completion of the credits defined: from the economic sciences field, the Human Resources, Economics, and Management, Commerce and Marketing, International Economics, Finance and Accounting, Tourism and Catering, Vocational Instruction in Business undergraduate degrees, and from the informatics field, the Business Informatics Engineer undergraduate degree.

May also be considered with the completion of the credits defined: undergraduate and Master’s courses and courses as defined as per Act LXXX of 1993 on higher education that is accepted by the higher education institution’s credit transfer committee based on a comparison of the studies that serve as the basis of the credits.

For persons with degrees defined the minimal requirements of admittance to the Master's program training cycle

For entering the Master’s program, a minimum of 80 credits is necessary from the following subject areas:

  • Economics and social science studies (microeconomy, macroeconomy, economics, management) 50 credits;
  • Methodology studies (mathematics, statistics, econometry, decision science, and informatics studies) 30 credits.

The prerequisite of admittance into the Master’s program is for the student to have at least 50 credits in the listed area based on his/her previous studies. Missing credits must be attained in the Master’s program as defined in the higher education institution’s Study and Exam Regulations.

The number of credits to be completed for the Master's degree: 120 credits

  • Degree orientation: theory-oriented (60-70 percent)
  • Thesis credit value: 15 credits
  • The minimum credit value of optional courses: 6 credits

International Standard Classification of Education field of education code: 314

Master's degree training objectives

The objective of the program is the training of economic analyst experts who are based on their education in economic science and knowledge that is competitive in the European and the world markets, in possession of their theoretical and methodological skills, are capable of performing independent, creative thinking with an economist’s view and performing applied economic science analyses and research in the academic, state, and private spheres. They are prepared to continue their training at the Ph.D. level.

Professional properties

The scientific fields and areas that the training is based on are:

  • Economic and social science studies (economics and methodology studies, microeconomy and macroeconomy, theoretical and applied econometrics, the mathematical studies necessary for the above, the history of economic thought) 60-70 credits.
  • Economic studies of the economic analyst [economic dynamics, economic development, and growth (economic development, innovation, education economics); economics methodology (advanced statistical and econometric studies, regulatory systems); regional and environmental economics (international economics, regional economics, environmental economics); economic modeling (multi-sector and dynamic models, economic forecasting); financial economics (international finances, monetary macroeconomy); community economics and finance (community economics, community finances); consumer-employee-corporate behavior (work economics, demography, sectoral market structures); institutions, economic policy (institutional and comparative economies) 40-50 credits.

Foreign language requirements

To obtain a master's degree, the student must have an intermediate "B2” complex type state-recognized English and another language examination, or an equivalent graduation certificate or diploma.

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