Public Policy Economics, Master 2019

Vilnius University

Study in:Lithuania
12 days
Deadline: 1 May 2019


Why Public Policy Economics Study Program At Vilnius University?

The aim of the Public Policy Economics program is to prepare highly qualified economists with deep knowledge of macroeconomics, fiscal and monetary policy, international economics, welfare economics and strategic planning and able to apply recent economic models and contemporary research methods by submitting analytic, critical, and systemic proposals on the issues of formation and implementation of economic policy, focusing on sustainable and inclusive economic, regional and social development.

Career Opportunities

The graduates will be able to create their future career as executives, experts or consultants in the public or municipal administration authorities, economic research and education institutions, public and non-governmental organisations, international organisations, international and local business companies.

Access to further studies

The graduates of the program will be able to proceed to doctoral studies at our or other Lithuanian or foreign universities, while the best of the graduates will be considered for being employed at the university.

Program Structure

1st Semester

Compulsory Courses

  • Welfare Economics
  • Theory of Economic Integration
  • Economic Research Methods
  • Research Project I

Elective Courses

  • Analysis and Evaluation of Investment Projects
  • Economic Development
  • Financial Markets and Financial Measures

2nd Semester

Compulsory Courses

  • Monetary and Fiscal Policy
  • Analysis of Macroeconomic Policy
  • Strategic Planning
  • Research Project II

Elective Courses

  • International Project Management
  • Cost-benefit Analysis

3rd Semester

Compulsory Courses

  • Competition Policy
  • Economic Globalisation
  • Regional Development
  • Master’s Final Thesis

Elective Courses

  • Labour and Social Policy
  • International Trade Policy
  • International Business

Academic Requirements

Admission Requirements and Selection Criteria

  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent;
  • No less than 20 ECTS credits in the fields of economics, management and business administration or other social sciences, or the acquired analogous practical experience, substantiated during the motivation interview;
  • English language proficiency – the level not lower than B2 (following the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

Detailed Program Facts

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