Location of Course
The MSc in Economics is a one year graduate programme addressed to students with a background in Economics or Business who want to acquire advanced training to become specialists in certain fields or to pursue PhD studies at a later stage. The programme consists of a number of core courses on economic theory and quantitative methods, specialization electives with a clear emphasis on practical, real-world issues, and a final Master thesis. Knowledge of Spanish is essential.
The fields of specialization that will be offered in 2012-13 are:
- International Markets - aimed at training professionals in International Finance and Business;
- Industrial Organization - aimed at training market analists and professionals in managerial positions at private firms;
- Research in Economics -addressed to those who want to pursue further postgraduate studies in Economics.
The specializations of International Markets and Industrial Organization include practical training at private firms and/or public institutions. Some financial aid and grants are also available on a competitive basis, with priority being given to those in the Research specilization who want to go on with PhD studies.
Universitat Rovira i Virgili is a fast-growing public university in the province of Tarragona (Spain) and the Master in Economics is taught at its campus in Reus -a middle size city, an hour and a half south of Barcelona and 15 km away from the coast.
The Master starts on Oct.1, 2012 and finishes in early July (classes finish in early April). Applications close on June, 15, 2012 and can be made on-line at: http://www.urv.cat/masters_oficials/en_preinscripcio-online.html
For further information on the course menu, timetables, cost, grants, etc., please contact Prof. Susana Iranzo (email@example.com) or visit: http://www.urv.cat/masters_oficials/en_economia_12-13.html