Name of programme ECONOMETRICS
Qualification awarded Master in Mathematics Sciences
Field of study Statistics
Study area Mathematics Sciences
Length of the programme 1,5 years (3 semesters)
Scope of programme (ECTS) 90 ECTS
Language of instruction English
Location Vilnius, Lithuania
Starting date 1st of September
Tuition fee for Non-EU students TBC
Why Econometrics study programme?
The aim of the programme is to educate internationally recognized professionals in Econometrics who expertly utilize the up-to-date knowledge of Economics and Statistics in developing advanced econometric models for private and public institutions for planning, forecasting and evaluation of their activities. The programme offers internationally competitive Master’s level econometric education. Teachers are actively involved in research at the international level with an extensive experience in applied projects. The level of the programme enables to continue further studies at universities abroad: the Netherlands, Norway, United Kingdom, Spain, etc.
Prof. dr. Remigijus Leipus, Director of the programme:
“The programme offers not only internationally competitive education in econometrics to work within industry and non-academic sector but also involves students and graduates in active research activities at national and international level. Graduates of the programme can choose doctoral studies in Economics, Econometrics and/or Statistics in Vilnius University.
Regardless of whether you are interested in working in the industry, or continuing with doctoral studies, you will be educated on the highly competitive level to reach your goals“.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS AND SELECTION CRITERIA
· Bachelor degree in mathematics, statistics, economics, or physicals science;
· English language proficiency - the level not lower than B2 (following the Common Framework of Reference for Language approved by the Council of Europe).
Students can participate in ERASMUS+ mobility programme which gives an opportunity to study at Partner University for 1 or 2 semesters or do internship abroad.
The analytical modelling, planning, and forecasting work opportunities at various levels are open for Masters in Econometrics in: research centres; financial institutions in private sector (e.g. pension funds, stock exchanges, insurance companies, commercial banks, Hi Tech start-ups); consulting firms; the analysis and planning units of business enterprises; central banks, ministries, and other public sector institutions.