International Economics & Finance (MA)
Globalization has no doubt increased economic and financial interdependence between countries, making them increasingly economically dependent to other financial sources. Particularly the global financial crisis has clearly shown to all of us how economic and financial developments in one country can effect and have an impact on others. All of these concurrent developments have further raised the importance of the field of International Economics and Finance. The Master of Science in International Economics & Finance (IEF) provides students with theoretical and analytical training in the economic, financial, cultural, and managerial aspects of global business and commerce. Students are able to choose amongst a wide selection of elective courses that address a broad area of interests. The medium of instruction is English. Students have an option to choose between a thesis and a non-thesis programme.
Thesis graduate programme requirements include 7 courses (21 credits) a seminar and a thesis. The seminar and thesis requirements are without credit. The thesis will have to be submitted to the approval of a thesis jury.
Non-thesis graduate programme requirements include 10 courses (30 credits) and a project