This is a two-year program taught exclusively in English by core faculty with western Ph.D. degrees and economic policy leaders. The program offers unique skills in economic and financial modeling and analysis that prepare its graduates to work as economists in decision-making and advisory positions in Ukraine or abroad, or to continue their education at a post–graduate level. 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 businesses, as well as for placement at international Ph.D. programs.
What will you get at the end of the program?
Hard skills: Quantitative and qualitative data analysis, knowledge of R, Stata, Matlab, modeling 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:
be able to apply advanced analytical tools to analyze important business and policy questions
be well prepared for the Ph.D. and other graduate studies at leading universities worldwide
KSE offers numerous merit–based and need–based scholarships to students of the Economic Analysis program that cover tuition fee and living expenses.
In the 2019/2020 academic year, the following scholarships are provided:
80% –100% tuition wavers. These scholarships are awarded on the basis of the results of the scholarship exam held on March 17, and the quality of the submitted application package.
grant “Talents from regions“.
KSE aims to give applicants from all parts of Ukraine 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 provides up to 20 merit-based full (100% tuition waver) scholarships to study in the two-year MA Program in Economic Analysis, as well as cover their living expenses in Kyiv (a dormitory and a monthly stipend) for students from regions.
Kyiv School of Economics gives an opportunity to defer tuition payment in case of a strong financial need.
This is a special kind of financial support to allow students to postpone payment of the KSE tuition until after graduation from the program and successful job placement. Student can submit request for the deferral after the first miniterm of study at KSE.
The tuition fee is UAH 160 000 for the whole program*.
Students who 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 fulfill the academic requirements to the GPA in the bachelor diploma and the grades for KSE courses).
* 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.