Objective: The second year of the Quantitative Economics Master programme is focused on specialisation courses with the objective of completing a masters dissertation.
60 ECTS credits are required and are allocated as follows.
- 36 ECTS Credits of Scientific Courses
Second year combines core and elective courses. The core courses are offered every year. The elective courses vary by year and university.
For specific information on second year courses see the following links:
In addition, each university offers:
- 4 ECTS Credits of Foreign Language Courses
Each semester, students take courses in French, German, Italian or Spanish as a foreign language. These courses are mandatory and 2 ECTS credits are awarded for these courses, which corresponds to approximately 50 hours of language classes and cultural excursions. These courses are graded either pass or fail.
- 20 credits for the Master Dissertation
Students are required to prepare a masters dissertation during their fourth semester under the joint supervision of two advisors from the specialisation universities. Students must then defend their dissertation in front of a joint committee composed of members from both universities.