Nova School of Business and Economics

Masters in Economics

Cycle

Segundo ciclo

Degree

Master

Coordinator

Steffen Hoerning

Education objectives

- Possess knowledge and capacity for understanding at a level that builds upon and enriches that acquired at Undergraduate level.

- Show evidence that they have applied their developed knowledge in an original format, frequently in the context of a research project.

- Ability to apply their knowledge and capacity to comprehend and resolve problems in new and unfamiliar situations, in broader contexts, beyond those directly related to their area of study.

- Capacity to integrate knowledge, deal with complex questions, develop solutions or emit judgments in situations where there is limited or incomplete information. An awareness of the ethical and social implications and responsibilities that result from these solutions and judgments or that condition them.

- Communicate conclusions, and the knowledge and reasoning underlying them in a clear and unambiguous fashion.

- Competencies that allow for a life-long learning experience in a fundamentally selfmotivated and autonomous manner.

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Degree pre-requisites

The Masters has an expected duration of 3 semesters, including two Academic Terms and the Work Project (dissertation) Term. Once registered, the students have a maximum of 6 academic terms to complete the Masters Program.

To graduate, the student must complete a minimum of 90 ECTS (maximum of 120 ECTS) divided in the following components:

a) Approve a minimum of 60 ECTS in the Academic courses.

b) Approve a Work Project - 30 ECTS.

Each semester the student is allowed to enroll up to a maximum of 35 ECTS. During the WP semester, students are only able to enroll in up to 14 ECTS (full or half courses).

Type of courses offered:

Full courses: 7 ECTS.

Short-courses: 3.5 ECTS.

Career Program: 2 ECTS.

Professional Development Modules: 2 ECTS

Access to other courses

 

Structure

Fall
Code Name ECTS
2414 Financial Management 7
2174 Macroeconomic Analysis 7
2175 Econometrics 7
2206 Banking 7
2229 Investments 7
2176 Development Economics 7
Spring
Code Name ECTS
2162 International Trade 7
2165 Microeconometrics 7
2168 Macroeconometrics 7
2365 Global Business Challenges 7
2414 Financial Management 7
2232 Applied Corporate Finance 7
2220 Entrepeneurial Finance and Venture Capital 7
Fall 1st Half
Code Name ECTS
2156 Seminar on Current Economic and Financial Issues 3,5
2166 The Economics of Agriculture and the Environment 3,5
2233 Macroeconomics of Financial Markets 3,5
2351 Pricing Strategies 3,5
2374 Social Entrepreneurship 3,5
2161 Microfinance 3,5
2177 Public Finance 3,5
2179 Advanced Industrial Organization 3,5
2217 Corporate Governance 3,5
2254 Strategic Marketing 3,5
Fall 2nd Half
Code Name ECTS
2222 Financial Statement Analysis 3,5
2356 Sustainable International Business 3,5
2375 Corporate Social Responsibility 3,5
2134 Economics of Education 3,5
2135 Economics of Health and Health Care 3,5
2236 Private Equity 3,5
2243 Real Estate Finance 3,5
2161 Microfinance 3,5
2180 Empirical Industrial Organization 3,5
2578 Mastering Your Own Carrer 2
Spring 1st Half
Code Name ECTS
2169 Financial Crises in History 3,5
2172 Numerical Methods and Matlab 3,5
2173 Macroeconomic Theory 3,5
2214 Asset Management 3,5
2218 Derivatives 3,5
2222 Financial Statement Analysis 3,5
2356 Sustainable International Business 3,5
2375 Corporate Social Responsibility 3,5
2392 Maritime Business and Economics 3,5
2400 Organization and Incentives 3,5
2178 Accounting for Financial Institutions 3,5
2215 Auditing 3,5
2246 Bank Regulation 3,5
2248 Fixed Income 3,5
2145 Labour Economics 3,5
2241 Project Finance 3,5
2128 Competition Policy 3,5
Spring 2nd Half
Code Name ECTS
2226 Hedge Funds 3,5
2235 Credit Risk 3,5
2240 Financial Intermediation 3,5
2390 Marine Resources 3,5
2417 Management of Non-Profit Organizations 3,5
2519 International Taxation 3,5
2245 Audit and Supervision Techniques 3,5
2225 Risk Management 3,5
2247 Applied Derivatives 3,5
2185 Game Theory 3,5
2184 Political Economy 3,5
2160 Poverty: Concepts and Challenges 3,5