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Master’s in Economics
Dual Degree in Economics and Quantitative Economics: Sciences Po Department of Economics
Dual Degree Master : Sciences Po Department of Economics & Keio University (Japan)
The Masters in Economics is the gateway to the PhD program in economics. The Masters focuses on the following elements:
The program is taught entirely in English.
The program is for students seeking to acquire technical, quantitative and concrete skills in economics. It enables students to pursue a PhD (it is the only Sciences Po Masters degree that qualifies students for a doctorate in economics), but also provides access to careers requiring technical skills such as international organizations, think tanks and consulting services.
This program is taught in English and requires command of the English language in addition to quantitative skills.
This Masters is also available in the form of a joint degree with Paris 1: Dual Degree in Economics and Quantitative Economics (see below).
Applicants must have a Bachelor's (college) or other undergraduate university degree.
A scholarship, based on merit and funded by Unicredit is available for students from this following countries.
The required level of language proficiency is specified on the Admissions webpage.
Structure of the 2016-2017 program
The first year of the program is designed to provide students with technical skills in microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics. Certain elective courses are offered in other fields such as political science.
The second year includes more elective courses, allowing students to specialize in their area of interest. The last semester is primarily devoted to writing a research paper under the supervision of a member of the department of economics.
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The core of the teaching staff are proffessors of the Department of economics. Some invited professors also participate.
This two year master program is made of a Master Year 1 at Paris 1, including an abroad semester of studies in a foreign partner university and a Master Year 2 spent at Sciences Po, Master in Economics.
The Dual degree between Sciences Po and Paris 1 offers the following two degrees in a common curriculum:
Main orientations and specific features
The philosophy of this program is to aggregate sound applied economics and mathematics with social science concentrations, especially in Economics (Public Policy, micro and macroeconomics, education policy, environment policy, labor, wealth distribution…).
Gap years between year 1 and 2 are authorised, with summer internships. The last semester of studies is dedicated to specialisation courses at Sciences Po with the writing of a master dissertation supervised by either a Paris 1 Professor or a Professor of Sciences Po.
Taught entirely in English, it requires high command in English and quantitative skills.
Graduates of this dual degree will find openings in:
Admission to this dual degree follows the rules of the Dual Degree admission procedure as described online. The admission process is performed exclusively through this online application and supervised by both Paris 1 and Sciences Po. With the completion of the application form, the application must made of, among others, transcripts, reference letters, proofs of English command, a CV, and a cover letter.
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Sciences Po has signed dual degree agreements with leading universities around the world, in order to allow Master students to do a dual degree in two years.
Students will pay tuition fees for Year 1 to Sciences Po; and tuition fees for Year 2 to Keio. Fees for each year of the programme will be set by Sciences Po and Keio and published in their normal way. Sciences Po fees will be equivalent to those charged for one regular year at Master's level at Sciences Po. Keio fees will be equivalent to those charge for Master of Arts in Economics at Keio.
The requirements for an application are as follows:
You cannot apply for two dual degree programmes. However, you may apply for a dual degree programme as well as a Master's programme. In this case you will need to put the dual degree programme down as your first choice in your application, and the Master's as your second choice. Furthermore, if deadlines for these two programmes differ, you must have submitted your application by the earliest deadline.
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