Master Thesis in Economics 30 Credits
Course ContentsThe course consists of writing a master thesis. The course includes coaching seminars, but is based on independent work. To secure and maintain a research connection, it is compulsory for the student to actively participate in four seminars at the Economics department during the semester in order to pass the course. The master-students are further required to present their research proposal to the faculty members at the Economic department. At the end of the course all students must present and defend their thesis at a public seminar, act as main opponent at another student's seminar, and actively take part in three other final seminars. The purpose of this course is as follows:
- To train and develop the ability of students to independently analyze various economic problems by applying economic theory and scientific methods,
- To develop, in particular, the analytical skills of students in a way that is valuable both for a scientific career and for a career in private enterprises, public administration, or international organizations.
- To train and improve the stylistic ability of the students, the ability and skills of students to search and to evaluate information, and the ability of students to critically and constructively review the analyses of other students.
PrerequisitesBachelor degree (i.e the equivalent of 180 credits at an accredited university) in Economics, including 45 credits at advance level with a minimum of 30 credits in Economics at the advanced level and 7,5 credits in Econometrics/Statistics at the advance level.
Level of Education: Master
Course code/Ladok code: JTEV27
The course is conducted at: Jönköping International Business School