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The programme comprises two tracks. The Research track is more demanding in that it gives more profound knowledge of economic theory and econometric methods than the General track. This track is particularly suitable if your goal is to pursue a doctoral degree in economics. Profound knowledge of economic theory and methods is also useful in many demanding careers as an economist.

You start the studies by taking the module of Economic Theory and Econometric Methods, which is the foundation of the programme. It covers the central microeconomic and macroeconomic theory as well as basic econometric methods. After completing this module, you can choose from a wide selection of fields of economics to concentrate on. Optional studies consist of additional courses in economics, or other university-level courses. In addition, an internship or a labour market project is included in the degree requirements.

The programme mostly comprises lecture courses, and in order to complete the programme in two years, it is important to take the courses in the recommended order. The courses on economic theory and econometric methods consist of lectures and exercise sessions; for the most part they are completed by taking a written examination. Depending on the track, you take 3 to 4 field courses, selected based on your interests. Additional field courses in economics can be included in the optional studies. In the field courses, you will be exposed to different teaching methods, such as problem-based learning and other group activities and seminars. Your grades in many field courses will be based on assignments, presentations and term papers in addition to a final examination.

The programme comprises 120 credits (ECTS, European Credit Transfer System), and it is designed to be completed in two years. The degree requirements consist of the following modules (in the General / Research track):

Advanced studies (at least 90 ECTS / 100 ECTS)

  • Economic theory and econometric methods (30 ECTS / 45 ECTS)
  • Research skills (10 ECTS)
  • Master's thesis (30 ECTS)
  • Field courses in economics (20 to 24 ECTS / 15 to 18 ECTS)

Career orientation module (5 to 15 ECTS)

Optional studies (11 to 25 ECTS / 2 to 15 ECTS)

Career prospects

This programme prepares you for a career as an economist in business and the public sector. Economists are employed in administrative, planning and development duties requiring economic expertise in various national and international organisations. Examples include an analyst career involving risk management, asset pricing and investment strategy, jobs related to analysing the market, production and pricing in companies, assessment and planning of economic policy, and communication. Analytical skills and knowledge of quantitative methods will be of central importance in your work as an economist. In particular, economists find employment in government, financial institutions, central banks, national and international organisations, and business.

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Faculty of Social Sciences

Pilihan kuliah

Purna Waktu (120 ECTS CREDITS, 2 YEARS)

Biaya kuliah
€18.000,00 (Rp 278.697.134) per tahun
Tanggal mulai

Direncanakan September 2020

Tempat

University of Helsinki

City Centre Campus,

Fabianinkatu 33,

HELSINKI,

Uusimaa,

00100, Finland

Persyaratan masuk

Untuk mahasiswa dari Indonesia

A graduate applicant is a person who already has graduated with the first degree, usually a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, from a higher education institution. A Bachelor’s degree is the lower academic degree and it takes three to four years of full-time studies to complete. The Bachelor's degree should be in the same field of study they apply for - or closely related to it. The International Master's Programmes may accept applicants with a more varying background. Some programmes may accept students with a Bachelor's degree from a university of applied sciences. English language minimum requirements are as follows: TOEFL PBT (Paper-based) 580; CAE: Pass levels A, B or C; CPE: Pass levels A, B, C or level C1 certificate; PTE academic: 62, with a minimum score of 54 in each communicative skills section (listening, reading, speaking and writing); University Of Helsinki language services: average skills level 5; National Certificate Of Language Proficiency: skills level 5 in the reading comprehension, writing and speaking subtests.

Untuk mahasiswa internasional

You may apply if you meet the following three requirements:

  • You have completed by 31 July 2019 a first-cycle degree (e.g., bachelor’s degree) or second-cycle degree (e.g., master’s degree) or a postgraduate degree in Finland or abroad.
  • You have completed or will complete studies required for the master’s programme by 11 January 2019.
  • You are able to demonstrate your proficiency in English: IELTS academic minimum score of 6.5 with a minimum score of 6.0 in the writing section; TOEFL PBT score of 580; TOEFL IBT score of 92, a minimum score of 22 in the writing section; C1 Advanced (formerly CAE): Pass levels A, B or C, C2 Proficiency (formerly CPE): Pass levels A, B, C or level C1 certificate; PTE Academic minimum score of 62, with a minimum score of 54 in each communicative skills section (listening, reading, speaking and writing).