MA in Economic Analysis

The program offers unique skills in economic and financial modeling and analysis, and is is an ideal preparation for positions that require a high level of analytical sophistication like research-oriented and analytical functions in international organizations or business, as well as for further study at international Ph.D. programs.

Description

This is a two-year program taught exclusively in English by faculty of western Ph.D. economists and economic policy leaders. The program offers unique skills in economic and financial modeling and analysis that prepare students of the program to work effectively as economists in decision-making and advisory positions in their home country, or to apply to Ph.D. programs abroad. This training is an ideal preparation for positions that require a high level of analytical sophistication like research-oriented and analytical functions in international organizations or business, as well as for further study at international Ph.D. programs.


What will you get at the end of the program?

  • Hard skills: Quantitative and qualitative data analysis, R, Stata, Matlab, Modelling economic and financial processes, Policy analysis, Academic and applied research skills, Academic writing, Evidence-based decision making
  • Soft skills: Problem solving, Team work, Critical thinking,  Time management, Stress resistance, Analytical reasoning, Presentation skills

At the end of the program you will:

  • you will be able to apply advanced analytical tools to analyze important business and police questions
  • be well prepared for the Ph.D. and other graduate studies at leading universities worldwide
  • be well equipped for jobs with a high level of analytical sophistication, both in the private and public sector

Financial support:

Most students at the Economic Analysis program receive scholarships that cover full or partial tuition fee.

Scholarships

In the 2019/2020 academic year, the Kyiv School of Economics provides the following scholarships:

  • scholarships 80% -100%. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of the results of the scholarship exam to be held on March 17 (LINC for the Scholarship Examine), and the documents submitted.
  • grant “Talents from regions“.

Special support program “Talents from regions”

KSE aims to give applicants from regional universities similar access to high quality education and boost their prospects of successful business or academic careers afterwards. That is why in 2019/20 academic year the School will provide up to 20 merit-based full scholarships to study in the two-year MA Program in Economic Analysis, and also grants for their living expenses in Kyiv (a dormitory and a monthly stipend) for students from regions.

Deferred tuition

Kyiv School of Economics gives an opportunity to defer payment in case of a strong financial need.
Deferral of tuition payments is a special kind of financial support that allows students to postpone payment of the KSE tuition. Student can submit request for the deferral after the first miniterm of study at KSE.


Tuition fee:

The tuition fee paid by a student UAH 80 000 for one year of study of study.

Students who would also wish to receive the University of Houston MA Degree in Economics upon their graduation from the Program will also need to cover the UH fee for this degree – €1500 (to receive the University of Houston diploma a student must fulfil the academic requirements: the GPA of the bachelor diploma and the UH blocks must be B or higher).

* The full cost of providing education at the KSE MA Program in Economic Analysis is €10,000 a year, students of the program automatically receive a scholarship in the amount of €7,000 which is funded by the KSE donors.


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