LMEF: Course Structure


Mathematics for Economics and Finance  
12 credits

Advanced Microeconomics
12 credits

12 credits

Financial Economics
12 credits

2 Electives
12 credits


Advanced Macroeconomics
12 credits

Law and Economics

6 credits

2 Electives

3+3 credits

2 Electives

3+3 credits

Other training activities
  • stages, summer schools, etc.

6 credits 

Final dissertation
24 credits

I Year Total Credits                60

II Year Total Credits               60

List of electives  - 3 credits per elective (not all electives are offered each year):

  • Auction Theory
  • Banking
  • Banking Regulation
  • Business analisys and Evaluation
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Derivatives
  • Development Economics
  • Economic Theory
  • Economics of Pensions and Insurance
  • Economics of Regulation
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Asset valuation and trading strategies
  • Industrial Organization
  • International Economics
  • Labour Economics
  • Market Microstructure                                
  • Microeconometrics
  • Monetary Economics
  • Public Economics
  • Risk Management
  • Time Series Econometrics

Other training activities 

The following activities are recognized for credits:
  • A diploma issued by a university or another recognised public or private institution, proving the knowledge of a foreign language (excluding English) with a minimum level of B1;
  • Stages or professional internships at public and private companies or institutions. These activities must be previously approved by the Director of LMEF;
  • Participation in workshops or courses organized by the Department of Economics and Statistics (Econometrics, Statistics, …);
  • Summer schools previously approved by the Director of LMEF;
  • GRE (Revised General Test) and GMAT (General Management Aptitude Test).