The MSc in Economics Program aims to provide solid economics and analytical training for students in order to prepare them for further pursuit of higher academic degrees in economics, finance, marketing, management, etc. With the solid training and strong support of the faculty of the economics department of HKUST, graduates of the program are expected to be successful in applying for admissions to Ph.D. programs in relevant fields in North America, Europe, and other parts of the world.
Program Intended Learning Outcomes (PILOs)
Our graduates will:
Have deep understanding on economic issues based on knowledge on economics including microeconomics, macroeconomics, and econometrics.
Be equipped with optimization methods and economic insights to construct theoretical models analyzing economic and business problems.
Have econometrics skills and knowledge to conduct empirical analysis which can help government or firms making decisions.
Be able to effectively communicate economic intuition or predictions from empirical analysis to people in academia and in private sectors.