LMEF: Course Structure

FIRST YEAR

Credits

SECOND YEAR

Credits

Mathematics for Economics and Finance  

  • Mathematics
  • Game Theory

12

Advanced Macroeconomics

  • Macroeconomics I 
  • Macroeconomics II 

12

Advanced Microeconomics

  • Microeconomics I
  • Microeconomics II 

12

Law and Economics

6

Econometrics

  • Introduction to Econometrics 
  • Econometrics

12

2 Electives

3+3

Financial Economics

  • Asset Pricing
  • 2 Finance Electives

12

2 Electives

3+3

2 Electives

3+3

Other training activities 

  • stages, summer schools, etc.

6

2 Electives

3+3

Final dissertation

24

Total credits

60

Total credits

60

List of electives (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).