What degree does this Program award?
The Two-Year Master Degree in Economics of the University of Torino is a second-cycle degree legally recognised as a Laurea Magistrale in the class LM-56 Economics within the Italian university system.
Why should I be willing to obtain a degree in Economics at the University of Torino?
The Two-Year Master Degree in Economics of the University of Torino aims to give students the tools they need for a career as a professional economist, either in research centres, or in public and private organizations (companies, banks, financial companies, public administration bodies).
The program offers many competences, such as:
- the ability to analyse, also with quantitative techniques, to interpret and to forecast macroeconomic and financial trends;
- in-depth understanding of the effects of economic policy measures;
- the skills to investigate the structure and the functioning of firms and markets.
In addition, this course also serves as an ideal foundation for PhD programmes (in Italy or abroad) and other research focused roles.
The first year of the Master programme focuses on the acquisition and development of quantitative (mathematical, statistical and econometric) tools and the core elements of macroeconomic and microeconomic theory. The second year of the Master programme is devoted to various fields of application of the economic analysis, ranging from macroeconomic and monetary issues (development economics, monetary economics, international economics), to topics related to the microeconomic foundations of markets and institutions (labor economics, industrial economics, public economics, political economics, game theory). All the courses of the Two-Year Master Degree in Economics of the University of Torino are taught in English.
To whom is the Master's Degree aimed at?
The Master's Degree in Economics is aimed at highly motivated students who have obtained or are close to obtaining a Bachelor Degree (Laurea Triennale for students in Italian Universities) or an equivalent title.
A Bachelor education in Economics or Management is ideal, but talented and motivated students with a different degree and willing to enrol are also welcome to apply for admission.
Full tuition and fees are about 2.800 Euros maximum per year. Financial aid is available for low income students.