This demanding general training program enables students to enter the job market at the end of their Master's degree in positions that utilize their solid foundations developed in quantitative economics (economic research departments in public or private and international or French institutions and regional authorities), as well as to successfully write their doctoral thesis on economics.
First year Master’s
The first year primarily involves foundation courses in microeconomics, macroeconomics, public policy, econometrics and data analysis. The knowledge gained in these courses will be used in more field-specific courses that shed light on the great contemporary economic issues. At the end of the year, students complete an internship or a research dissertation.
Second year Master’s
The second year includes advanced classes in various fields of specialization (game theory, behavioral economics, finance, territorial analysis, strategic intelligence, economics and innovation management, data mining, etc.). The organization of course units varies from track to track. Skills will be assessed through continuous assessment and a final examination, internships, dissertations and individual or group projects. The respective weighting of ECTS credits varies from track to track.
There are four fields of specialization:
- Economics Research Officer;
- Territorial Development Consultancy;
- Economics and Finance;
- Economic Intelligence and Innovation Management;
- Advanced Economics.
Master 1 (M1) : most classes are taught in French
Master 2 (M2) : French and/or English depending on the courses (classes of the Economics and Finance course are taught in English)
For the majority of applicants from outside the European Union, through the Etudes en France application (visit http://www.etudes-en-france.net/). And for all other applicants, using the eCandidat application (deadlines vary depending on the chosen track and the year students apply to begin the Master’s program).
Check more information about prerequisites for admission here
- Elodie Arnaud, ENS de Lyon: +33 (0) 4 37 37 60 13, email@example.com
- Valérie Moulard, Université Jean Monnet: +33 (0) 4 77 42 13 85, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Yamina Mansouri, Université Lumière Lyon 2: +33 (0) 4 72 86 60 60, email@example.com