The Master in Applied Economics is committed to using data-driven methods to answer some of modern society’s most important questions. Our approach, which combines research and quantitative analysis, helps you to develop the strategic and analytical skills necessary to become a well-rounded professional. Whether you become a manager or an analyst, you’ll be equipped to confidently make decisions based on data across a wide range of industries. Using the most up-to-date tools, this program ensures you understand the intricate elements governing global economic policy and market/development trends.
You will be part of a program that attracts a broad variety of graduates and professionals from different fields, from economics, business and finance to more technical subjects such as math, physics and engineering. Participants should have a strong quantitative background and a drive to work hard in order to achieve their full potential in the economics sector.
As part of this diverse, data-focused community, you’ll enhance your passion for forecasting trends and your ability to keep up with the latest in software and programming.
You could be a good fit if you’re ambitious, are great with numbers and have your sights set on a professional career in government, an international financial institution or a tech corporation, for example. If you want to become a driver of change and explore how data and the latest tech trends can impact the world of economics, this is the program for you.
For many of our students, the motivation to advance their studies comes from a desire to see the world through new eyes. Others seek to make a positive impact, addressing the challenges of a complex tomorrow.
For problem-solvers with a flair for numbers
Jump-start your career with a group of like-minded individuals dedicated to solving humanity’s most pressing practical challenges through economics. Students of the Master in Applied Economics are part of a diverse, international community with a relentless determination to succeed.
Your cohort will represent talent from a number of specializations—economics, business, finance, math, physics, engineering, and so much more. We’re looking for graduates with a strong quantitative background who are seeking to specialize before embarking on their careers. Your class may be made up of dynamic professionals who are interested in pursuing a technical career in economics, or those who have already developed a career but are seeking to consolidate their knowledge and give it a boost.
It’s important that you have a solid academic background with a high GPA in your undergraduate degree, or high grades in economics, statistics and math.
Our students are tenacious, driven individuals who want to use real economic data to gain a competitive advantage for their organization and create a lasting impact in the world of work. It’s ideal for those looking for a professional career in strategic consulting, business, international financial institutions or tech corporations but, whichever path you choose to follow, the transferable skills you develop will serve you well.
Coming from diverse, global backgrounds, they each bring distinct perspectives and innovative ideas that embody what makes the school stand out. Their stories are personal and unique—but don’t take our word for it. Read their stories to see for yourself.
Our future-focused students are striving to build a better tomorrow, looking to both take their international experiences through to their future careers and enrich their perspectives. They’ve found homes away from home at IE University and are making an impact on communities everywhere.