Master in Economics - Professional Focus - ECON2MS/G (Finalité spécialisée)

Louvain-La-Neuve

A 2-year program - 120 credits

STRUCTURE

  • Core Course - 5 credits
  • Professional Focus - 30 credits
  • 3 Options of Specialization - 45 credits
  • 4 Electives - 20 credits
  • 1 Thesis - 20 credits

 

STRUCTURE CAMPUS   TERM CONVENOR

 CORE COURSE - 5 credits

 

 

 

1 econometrics course among the following 3 :                        
LECON2031 Applied Econometrics: Time series UCLouvain  Fall 1 A. Panin
LECON2033 Econométrie appliquée: microéconométrie UCLouvain Fall 1 M. Dejemeppe
ECONM826 Applied econometrics UNamur Fall 1 W. Gelade

PROFESSIONAL FOCUS - 30 credits

     
1 empirical course among 2 - 5 credits      
LECON 2352 Evaluation des politiques économiques et sociales UCLouvain  Fall 1/3 W. Parienté
ECONM833 Empirical Finance UNamur  Fall 1/3 P. Giot

1 seminar of economic analysis (SAE) among the following 4 courses - 5 credits
(Descriptions are available via the ESL intranet)

 

 

 

LECON 2476 SAE I - Strategy and Innovation UCLouvain Spring 2 F. Martin
LECON 2416 SAE II - Firm-Level Analysis of Labour and Related Economics Issues UCLouvain Spring 2 V. Vandenberghe
LECON 2486 SAE III - Applying Behavioral Insights in Practice - Nudges and RCTs UCLouvain Fall J. Johnen
LECON 2824 SAE IV - Missing women: measuring women’s over mortality UNamur Fall G. Cassan
1 reflective learning course among the following 3 - 5 credits  

 

 
LECON2421 Histoire du développement économique et social UCLouvain Spring 2/4 JC. Defraigne
LECON2061 Philosophy and epistemology of economics UCLouvain  Fall 1/3 G. Ponthière
ECONM907 Institutional Foundations of Markets UNamur Spring 2/4 G. Cassan
1 seminar of contemporary economic issues among the following 4 - 5 credits
(Descriptions are available via the ESL intranet)
     
LECON 2446 SACTU I - Energy transition and climate change UCLouvain Spring 2/4 V. Vansteenberghe
LECON 2373 SACTU II - Economics of Inequality UCLouvain Spring 2/4 V. Vandenberghe
LECON 2382 SACTU III - European Economic Policy in Africa UCLouvain Fall 1/3 A. Panin
LECON2820 SACTU IV - Global Commodity Markets: Recent Developments and Policy Issues UNamur Spring 2/4 R. Houssa
1 internship (10 credits) OR 1 International Exchange (30 credits)   Fall 3 or Spring 4  

OPTIONS - 45 credits

     
3 Options of Specialisation (OS) among 11 (1 option = 3 courses = 15 credits)      
OS1. Macroéconomie: Politiques Structurelles (FR) UNamur Fall 1/3  
OS2. Finance: Monnaies (FR/EN) UCLouvain Fall 1/3  
OS3. Development: Poverty and Institutions (EN) UNamur Fall 1/3  
OS4. Firm's strategies (EN) UCLouvain Fall 1​​​​​​​/3  
OS5. Economie et société (FR/EN)  (slides ) UCLouvain Fall 1​​​​​​​/3 - Spring 2/4  
OS6. Macroeconomics: Cycle and Conjuncture (EN) UCLouvain Spring 2/4  
OS7. Finance: Markets (EN) UNamur Spring 2​​​​​​​/4  
OS8. Development : Growth and Globalisation (FR/EN) UCLouvain Spring 2​​​​​​​/4  
OS9. Economics of Public Intervention (EN) UNamur Spring 2​​​​​​​/4  
OS10. Labour and Human Ressource Economics (FR/EN) UCLouvain Spring 2​​​​​​​/4  
OS11. International Economics (EN) UCLouvain Spring 2​​​​​​​/4  

ELECTIVES COURSES - 20 credits

     

If Internship, add 4 Elective courses among :

  Fall 1/3
 
 

in Options of specialization
in Additional courses in Economics
in Quantitatives methods and Finance
in Language courses at UCLouvain
in Languages courses at UNamur

     

THESIS - 20 credits

     
LECON2609 Thesis - See details on the ESL INTRANET   Spring 4