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ECONOMICS - WITH MASTER'S DEGREE DOCTORAL PROGRAM FOR HOLDERS OF MASTERS'S DEGREE (PHDECON)

Connected in design with the Master's program in economics, the PhD program offers the student a solid training to attain scientific competence and conduct independent and original research, conforming with the highest international standards. Though the program is naturally academically oriented, its objectives include to equip the students who aim to serve as researcher in the public or private sector with advanced methods and ability to use leading-edge application techniques.

Must complete the preparatory courses assigned by the Graduate Admissions Committe. In addition, the students must

  • Complete the PhD Pro-Thesis Seminar course,
  • Succeed in the microeconomics and macroeconomics PhD qualification examinations,
  • Prepare and defend a PhD thesis proposal,
  • Successfully complete and defend a PhD thesis.
  • PhD students must write and present a research paper in a faculty seminar with the participation of thesis committee, faculty members and students before their thesis defense in order to meet the graduation requirement besides fulfilling other program requirements.

    SUMMARY OF DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

    Course Category Min. ECTS Credits Min. SU Credits Min. Courses
    PhD Dissertation 169 - 1
    Required Courses 29 - 5
    Core Electives 70 21 7
    Total 268 21 13

     

    PhD Dissertation

     

    Required Courses

     

    Core Electives

    Complete 21 SU (70 ECTS) credits from the following pool:

    **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.

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