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Quantitative Methods in Economics

Field of study:
Economics
Type:
Graduate (Master)
Field of study:
Duration of study:
2 years (4 semesters)
Mode:
full-time
Now also available online
Obtained title:
master
Language:
Polish | English
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Why choose this field of study?

Are you fascinated by the research and analytical tools used to describe phenomena in economics? Do you want to specialize in forecasting and modeling economic processes based on mathematics, statistics, econometrics, and computer science? Do you want to gain analytical skills – so highly sought after and valued by employers? Your development in this direction will be made possible by studying the specialization Quantitative Methods in Economics, available as part of the graduate program in Economics at the University of Economics and Human Sciences in Warsaw. The program includes specialized courses that will equip you with extensive knowledge an economist, based on demanding but practical analytical skills.

The program is dedicated to undergraduates of Economics and related fields of social sciences or mathematics, who want to obtain a Master’s degree in Economics and develop or advance in specialized and managerial positions. As a graduate of this specialty, you will improve your competence in interpreting and forecasting economic phenomena based on your knowledge of the tools used in modern economics. The Quantitative Methods in Economics specialization at UEHS continues the specialization module offered in the final year of the undergraduate program in Economics.

Quantitative Methods in Economics – what sets us apart:

  • You will gain the competencies to work in positions related to advanced economic and business analytics.
  • You will be taught by expert lecturers with impressive academic and practical achievements.
  • You will be taught how to support economic strategies and business decisions based on statistics and data.
  • You can study at your convenience – full-time, part-time or online.
  • We will show you the broad career prospects that open up for graduates of the Quantitative Methods in Economics specialization
  • You will study and exchange experiences with students from all over the world! (UEHS was recognized as the most internationalized university in Poland by the Perspektywy University Ranking)

Quantitative Methods in Economics – what can you do after graduation?

After completing the graduate program with a specialization in Quantitative Methods in Economics, you can advance or be promoted in such positions as:

  • financial analyst
  • investment, economic advisor
  • business analyst
  • specialist or manager in economic forecasting, fund management, statistical analysis, insurance
  • many other professions requiring knowledge of methods and tools for forecasting and describing economic phenomena and processes

You will use your competencies to work in state institutions, as well as in local and international companies (e.g., in trade, finance, marketing departments). Or you can start your own business or consulting business and consciously develop it based on sound economic knowledge.

This program
is for you if:

You have mathematical and analytical skills.

You want to professionally deal with economic, financial, and business decisions based on data and statistical models.

You already have a bachelor’s degree in economics or a related field and want to improve your skills and gain new career prospects.

Programme and structure of studies

Graduate studies
(master’s degree)

credits
120 ECTS credits
(European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System)
they last
3 years (6 semesters)
concluded with obtaining
a bachelor's degree

The graduate program in the specialty of Quantitative Methods in Economics offers directional subjects aimed at deepening specialized knowledge of economics in micro- and macro-economic terms. It focuses on providing students with practical knowledge of the tools and methods used for quantitative analysis in economics.

FIRST YEAR OF STUDY

The program of the first year of study includes field-specific and specialization courses discussing the principles of econometric modeling. They also participate in a master’s seminar, in preparation to write a thesis the next year.

SEMESTER I
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (FT/PT)
OHS 0 L 8/8
INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS 4 L 30/16
SOCIAL STATISTICS 4 T 30/16
FINANCIAL MARKETS - REGULATION AND SUPERVISION 4 L 30/16
STATISTICAL METHODS OF MULTIVARIATE ANALYSIS 5 T 30/16
NON-LINEAR OPTIMIZATION 5 L, T 30/16
MANAGERIAL DECISION SUPPORT 3 D 30/16
BUSINESS ETHICS 2 D 30/16
COMMUNICATIONS AND SOCIAL MEDIA 3 T 30/16
SEMESTER II
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (FT/PT)
FOREIGN LANGUAGE 2 LEKT 30/16
BUSINESS CYCLE THEORIES 4 L 30/16
DERIVATIVES MARKET 4 L, T 30/18
MACROECONOMIC MODELING 4 L, T 60/32
ECONOMETRIC NONLINEAR MODELS 5 D 30/16
MULTI-CRITERIA DECISION SUPPORT 5 D 30/16
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF MONEY AND FINANCIAL BEHAVIOR 3 D 30/16
MASTER’S DEGREE SEMINAR 3 SEM 30/16

L – lectures. T – tutorials, D – discussions; LAB – labs, LEKT – foreign language classes, SEM – seminar

SECOND YEAR OF STUDY

In the second year, students continue to deepen their specialized knowledge and complete their master’s seminar in preparation towards the degree.

SEMESTER III
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (FT/PT)
FOREIGN LANGUAGE 2 LEKT 30/16
METHODS OF COMPARING ECONOMIC SYSTEMS 4 L 30/16
GENERAL EQUILIBRIUM MODELS 5 L, T 60/32
ECONOMICS OF INEQUALITY 4 L 30/16
PREFERENCE MODELING 5 D 30/16
ECONOMETRICS OF MARKET MICROSTRUCTURES 5 D 30/16
MASTER’S DEGREE SEMINAR 5 SEM 30/16
SEMESTER IV
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (FT/PT)
METHODOLOGICAL DILEMMAS AND CHALLENGES OF ECONOMICS 4 L 30/16
ECONOMIC POLICY 4 L 30/16
BUSINESS PROCESS MODELLING 4 D 30/16
MODELED MULTI-AGENT 5 D 30/16
SPATIAL ECONOMETRICS 5 D 30/16
MASTER’S DEGREE SEMINAR AND PREPARATION FOR THE DIPLOMA EXAM 8 SEM 60/32

L – lectures. T – tutorials, D – discussions; LAB – labs, LEKT – foreign language classes, SEM – seminar

Tuition fees

Fixed tuition - flexible payments

By choosing to study at UEHS, you can be sure that the tuition fee will not change throughout the duration of your studies. You can pay the tuition fee once for the entire year of study or spread over a semester payment. This allows you to decide how you want to plan your expenses.

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Fees (academic year 2023/2024)

OTHER COUNTRIES
Year of study Annually Per semester*
 
  3700 € 2000 €

*Semester payment is possible from the second year of studies.

EU&OTHER COUNTRIES GROUP
Year of study Annually Per semester*
 
  2700 € 1500 €

*Semester payment is possible from the second year of studies.

EU and other countries group
This group includes citizens of the countries member states of the European Union and the following countries citizens: Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latin America, Macedonia, Moldova, Russia, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan.

Other countries
The citizens of all the remaining countries.

Scholarships - easier than you think

scholarship program

While studying at UEHS, you can take advantage of a wide range of financial support from the state budget and European funds, as well as benefit from special discounts with UEHS discount program

You can submit most scholarship applications quickly and easily through your online account.  

Scholarship
The scholarship may be awarded to any student who obtained an average grade not lower than 4.5 in a academic year given.

In the academic year 2022/2023, the University of Economics and Humanities in Warsaw awarded 350 Rector’s Scholarships, ranging from PLN 525 /month to PLN 1025 /month, depending on the average or achievements. For outstanding sport, artistic or scientific achievements, the Scholarship Committee awarded scholarships of PLN 600 /month.

Detailed information on the possibility of applying for the Rector’s Scholarship is available in the “MojeAEH” system.

Sports scholarships

A sports scholarship may be awarded to a student who excels in sport achievements at least national level. In addition we also encourage our students to take part in additional support programs- eg. the National Academic Representation.

Young sportsmen can count on financial support in the amount of PLN 600 /month.

Detailed information on the possibility of applying for sports scholarship is available in the “MojeAEH” system.

Special scholarships for disabled people

A scholarship for people with disabilities may be awarded to a student who has a disability certificate, a disability degree certificate, a ZUS certifying physician’s certificate, a disability group certificate or a certificate of permanent or long-term incapacity to work on a farm.

In the 2022/2023 academic year, depending on the degree of disability, 150 scholarships for people with disabilities were awarded, ranging from PLN 1275 /month to PLN 1575 /month.

Detailed information on the possibility of applying for a scholarship for people with disabilities is available in the “MojeAEH” system.

Allowances

The allowance is a form of emergency financial assistance. Any student who found himself temporarily in a difficult life situation resulting from random events beyond the student’s control can apply for it.The allowance may be granted twice in one academic year, and the allowance is not granted twice for the same random event. Difficult life situations caused by the COVID-19 pandemic are an exception.

In 2021, we granted 40 allowances for a total of PLN 197,200. The allowances, depending on the student’s situation, were paid in the amount of PLN 3,000 to PLN 5,000 at a time.

Detailed information on the possibility of applying for the allowance is available in the “MojeAEH” system.

This is what makes us different

2022/2023 academic year
355 Rector’s Scholarships
179 social scholarships
181 scholarships for people with disabilities

PLN 1,890,289.35 was spent in 2019/2020 on scholarships
PLN 2,911,662.50 was spent in 2020/2021 on scholarships
PLN 4,158,177.00 was spent in 2021/2022 on scholarships
PLN 7,829,950.00 was spent in 2022/2023 on scholarships

Rector’s Scholarship – highest average: 5,44