The Master in Economics and Finance at CEMFI is an official degree granted by Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo (UIMP) according to the regulations of the Spanish Ministerio de Educación. Each academic year is divided into three 10-week terms. Courses are concentrated in the first five terms, with three courses per term. Each course comprises three hours of lectures and one and a half hours of problem set classes per week. The sixth term is fully devoted to research work on the Master thesis that students must submit at the end of the program. In addition, 2-week introductory courses in Mathematics and Statistics are taught in September of the first year. The first two terms contain the core courses, while in the next three terms a wide range of elective courses are offered. The electives are grouped into four areas of specialization: Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Econometrics, and Finance. The choice of electives does not have to be concentrated in one of these areas, so students can decide their own degree of specialization.
CEMFI’s 2-year Master in Economics and Finance trains students for careers as professional or academic economists. Faculty are world-class. Tuition exemptions and scholarships for living expenses of EUR 10,000 per year are available. Students get personalized attention. Master students get very good jobs in portfolio and risk management, forecasting, policy evaluation or microeconomic consultancy. Admission to PhD work is through the Master.
Study Subject(s): Economics and Finance
Course Level: Masters
Scholarship Provider: UIMP
Scholarship can be taken at: Spain
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