Master 1 in economics (international track)

The 1st  year of the Master in Economics provides rigorous traning in the major fields of economics. 100% of courses of this program are taught in English. The objectives of this 1st year is to enhance the students’ general economics culture and to help them select the appropriate Master 2 in line with their career plans.

The 1st year of the Master in Economics includes 2 semesters. During the first semester, students attend 6 compulsory courses, one course of personnal development, one French language course and 2 electives. During the second semester, students attend 3 compulsory courses and 4 electives.

Program 2019-2020

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2

Compulsory:

2 electives:

Compulsory:

4 electives:

Optional courses

Compulsory International internship or dissertation                                                              

* Fundamental Courses
** Highly recommended by M2 directors:
- Industrial Organization : M2 EMO
- Environmental & Resource Economics : M2 ERNA
- North-South Economics relations : M2 PP&D
- Corporate finance and Market Finance : M2 in Finance
- Panel data or time series: M2 EEE
- Advanced Micro and Advanced Macro : M2 ETE
*** Student must have followed the course "Markov chains"
**** Student chosen Experimental economics at Semester 1 couldn't choose Behavorial and Experimental economics at Semester 2 (other way round)

Program 2020-2021

(Syllabi will be available at a later date)

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2

Compulsory:

  • Game Theory*
  • Theory of Incentives*
  • Macroeconomics *
  • Intermediate Econometrics *
  • Applied Econometrics
  • R programming*
  • Professional Development
  • French as a Foreign Language

2 electives:

  • Environmental economics
  • Economic History
  • Evolution of economic behaviour
  • Understanding Real World Organizations
  • Markov Chains and applications****
  • Probability Modeling
  • Project Management
  • Experimental economics

Compulsory:

  • Public economics *
  • Applied Econometrics *
  • Program Evaluation *

4 electives:

  • Advanced Macroeconomics **
  • Advanced Microeconomics ** 
  • Industrial Organization **
  • Economics of Human Development
  • Environmental & Resource Economics **
  • Time series **
  • Panel Data **
  • Corporate finance **
  • Market finance **
  • Empirical Industrial Organization
  • Topics in food economics
  • Behaviorial and Experimental economics
  • Dynamic Optimization
  • Martingales theory and applications ****
  • Data Bases            
Optional courses
  • Introduction to SAS (for newcomers in the first year of master)
  • Math camp for M1 and M2 (End of August): Algebra/Probability/Static Optimization refresher***

Compulsory International internship or dissertation*                                                            

     *A minimum exam score of 10 out of 20 is required

**Masters 2 Directors highly recommend to attend these options :
-    Industrial Organization: M2 EMO
-    Environmental & Resource Economics: M2 ERNA
-    Economic of Human Development: M2 PPD
-    Corporate finance et Market Finance: M2 Finance
-    Panel Data or Time series: M2 EEE
*** Math refresher courses opened to M1 and M2 students
**** To attend the Martingales theory and applications course you need to have attended the Markov Chains course first

Bonus point

To practice a sport or a musical activity within the University orchestra, or the participation in the module "professional life"  during the year can give you bonus points. Only points above 10/20 are recorded (please refer to the Welcome booklet).

 

  • Aimed at English speakers
  • Students should hold a BSc in Economics, Applied Mathematics within a recognized curriculum considered as consistent with the program and approved by the TSE selection committee.
  • For more details about application process, we invite you to visit the Admission section

Fees

Tuition fees : 5 500€ /year + enrollment fees : 333€ (CVEC included).
Financial aids: Some Master scholarships and fee waivers will be awarded to Master students according to academic, geographical or individual criteria.