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    Master degree course

Access admission unrestricted
Class LM-56 Economics
Credits 120
Duration 2 years
Location Udine
Legal requirements three-year university degree or diploma or equivalent


The master program in Economics-Scienze Economiche follows the learning objectives set by the Italian Ministry of Education (degree class L-56) and it gives an education comparable to other international Masters in Economics. This allows students to access PhD courses both in Italy and abroad.
The master program provides students with a theoretical background and an empirical training in economics, at an advanced level. It ensures that students gain an education with solid foundation in economic theory, applied economics, and acquire a good knowledge on policy issues. Consistently with these objectives, a supporting knowledge of mathematical and statistical methods of analysis is provided. Furthermore, a proper training in related fields of business and law is assured, in order to guarantee a wide variety of career and job opportunities.
In a rapidly changing economic environment, it is important for both public institutions and private companies to hire people who are flexible and capable to analyse the markets and the economic system thanks to the tools learned during the program.
The curriculum in Economics provides a general formation in the fileds listed above.
The curriculum in Sustainable Development includes a wide variety of advanced courses aiming at developing a deep understanding of each dimension of sustainability, with a focus on market-based tools and public policies, which can be adopted to facilitate the ecological transition path.

The master degree gives students a strong flexibility when accessing the job market. A graduate student in Economics/Scienze economiche is prepared for specialised and managerial activities both in the public and private sector: they can fill positions, for instance, in qualified research centres, authorities, financial institutions, banks, consulting firms, and other kinds of firms. The knowledge offered by the program also allows students to continue their education to PhD level.

A prospective student must have a bachelor degree in economics or another degree with a focus on economics or on quantitative subjects (such as accounting, business, engineering, mathematics, physics, science, statistics, …).