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ECONOMICS - WITH THESIS MASTER'S PROGRAM (MAECON)

The Master's Program in Economics is a two-year program equivalent in content and rigor to the first two years of top Ph.D. programs in economics worldwide. The program provides a solid foundation in economic theory and applications and prepares academically oriented students for doctoral study. For students who aim to serve as economists in the public or private sector the program provides highly demanded skills in economic analysis and policy.

SUMMARY OF DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

Course Category Min. ECTS Credits Min. SU Credits Min. Courses
Master Thesis 35 - 1
Required Courses 82 15 13
Core Electives 50 15 5
Total 167 30 19

 

Master Thesis


  Course Name ECTS Credits SU Credits Faculty
     ECON 699 Master Thesis 35 0 FASS
 

Required Courses

The courses from ECON 501 to ECON 505 should be completed within the first year.


  Course Name ECTS Credits SU Credits Faculty
     ECON 501 Microeconomics I 10 3 FASS
     ECON 502 Microeconomics II 10 3 FASS
     ECON 503 Macroeconomics I 10 3 FASS
     ECON 504 Macroeconomics II 10 3 FASS
     ECON 505 Quantitative Methods 10 3 FASS
     ECON 591 Seminar I 1 0 FASS
     ECON 592 Seminar II 1 0 FASS
     ECON 691 Seminar III 1 0 FASS
     ECON 692 Seminar IV 1 0 FASS
     GR 501S Academic Practices and Development 7 0 FASS
     GR 502S Academic Practices and Development 2 7 0 FASS
     GR 503S Academic Practices and Development 3 7 0 FASS
     GR 555S Academic Writing for Graduate Students 7 0 FASS
 

Core Electives

Minimum 15 SU (50 ECTS) credits from the pool below


  Course Name ECTS Credits SU Credits Faculty
     ECON 506 Econometrics 10 3 FASS
     ECON 523 Economics of the Welfare State 10 3 FASS
     ECON 526 Political Economy of Turkey 10 3 FASS
     ECON 601 Advanced Microeconomics 10 3 FASS
     ECON 602 International Economics 10 3 FASS
     ECON 603 Advanced Macroeconomics 10 3 FASS
     ECON 604 Applied Econometrics 10 3 FASS
     ECON 605 Industrial Organization 10 3 FASS
     ECON 606 Corporate Finance Theory 10 3 FASS
     ECON 607 Game Theory 10 3 FASS
     ECON 608 Seminar in Mechanism and Market Design 10 3 FASS
     ECON 609 Financial Economics 10 3 FASS
     ECON 610 Competition and Regulation 10 3 FASS
     ECON 611 Advanced Emerging Markets Macroeconomics 10 3 FASS
     ECON 612 International Trade and Industry Dynamics 10 3 FASS
     ECON 624 Welfare Economics 10 3 FASS
     ECON 630 Advanced Labor Economics 10 3 FASS
     ECON 688 Matchings and Markets 10 3 FASS
     MATH 571 Introduction to Mathematical Analysis 10 3 FENS
     MFIN 501 Principles of Finance 5 1.5 SOM
     POLS 535 Formal Modelling and Political Analysis II 10 3 FASS
     PUBL 501 Governance, Politics and Public Policy 10 3 FASS
     PUBL 504 Public Expenditure Policy for Social Sectors 10 3 FASS

**Courses in more than one areas are listed in the area according to order of appearence in Summary of Degree Requirements list. That is, if a course is both area elective and core elective,then it is listed in core elective courses list.

***Undergraduate courses are not listed in graduate area requirements even if they are among them.

****Since graduation requirements may change dependent to the enrollment year to the University, we advise our students who enrolled at SU in previous years and still continue their education, to track their graduation requirements completion via Information System - Degree Evaluation.