Master degree Economics - International student | Erasmus Mundus QEM » Study programme » Learning Outcomes

    Learning Outcomes

     

    Upon successful completion of the QEM Programme, the students will:

    Knowledge

    • understand the main mathematical models across all fields of quantitative economics;

    • have in-depth knowledge of relevant national and international research;

    • know how to use an econometric approach to model economic phenomenon, estimate the resulting model, and interpret the estimated parameters;

    • demonstrate mastery of the issues, theories and latest advances in at least one of the sub-fields of economics;

    • have profound knowledge about the implications of research ethics and professional responsibilities;

    • possess insight into and understanding of the societal conditions under which economic and social policies are implemented;

    • have good knowledge of European culture, history, and social norms;

     

    Skills

    • excel in analyzing complex economic problems, designing new and innovative solutions, scientific methods and tools;

    • use and analyze, at a high level, data found in major economic journals and in the classroom;

    • master standard statistical, econometric and simulation techniques and software;

    • master basic engineering skills in programming, software, and internet technologies;

    • be able to interpret and communicate economic issues to a wider non-specialist audience including decision makers, NGOs, practitioners, and the media;

    • communicate fluently in English and at least one other European language;

    • be able to write a CV, present themselves and their work in an interview, more generally, be able to write and present ideas clearly;

    • be able to make effective use of source materials, including literature searches, references, and citations;

     

    Competence

    • explore the relationship between theory and practice, test theories through using actual data sets;

    • demonstrate ability to conduct independent and original basic and applied research in economics;

    • articulate socio-economic policy recommendations based on sound scientific reasoning;

    • demonstrate the managerial capabilities demanded of academia, government, international organizations, NGOs, or the private sector;

    • have leadership capabilities, assume professional responsibility, and independently initiate and implement discipline-specific and interdisciplinary cooperation;

    • be able to work both independently and effectively in a team in complex and unpredictable situations requiring new solutions.