Educational plan

The EPS degree is a genuinely multidisciplinary programme, presenting a balanced offer of courses in economics and political science, introduced by a few supplementary courses in mathematics, game theory and quantitative and qualitative research methods.

Students must earn 120 ECTS credits to complete programme requirements. Among them, 33 credits are dedicated to additional educational and research activities, such as dissertation writing, research seminars and elective courses.

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Economics and Political Science (Classi LM-56/LM-62)-Enrolled from 2014/2015 academic year
First trimester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Game theory 6 40 English
Optimization 6 40 English
Research methods 12 80 English
Second trimester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Advanced microeconomics 6 60 English
International economic law 6 40 English
Positive political theory 9 60 English
Third trimester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Advanced macroeconomics 6 40 English
Comparative politics 9 60 English
First trimester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Global firms and markets 12 80 English
Second trimester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Optional
Comparative welfare states 9 60 English
Empirical methods for economics and policy Evaluation 9 60 English
Governance of the European Union 6 40 English
Social justice in a global world 6 40 English
Conclusive activities
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Final exam 21 0 English
Study plan rules
- Students must earn 9 credits by selecting one of the following alternatives:
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language Lesson period
Comparative welfare states 9 60 English Second trimester
Empirical methods for economics and policy Evaluation 9 60 English Second trimester
- Students must earn 6 credits by selecting one of the following alternatives:
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language Lesson period
Governance of the European Union 6 40 English Second trimester
Social justice in a global world 6 40 English Second trimester
First trimester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Optional
Advanced computer skills 3 20 English
Second trimester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Optional
Orientation seminar 3 20 English
Undefined
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Optional
Advanced Language Skills: French (3 ECTS) 3 0 French
Advanced Language Skills: German (3 ECTS) 3 0 German
Advanced Language Skills: Spanish (3 ECTS) 3 0 Spanish
Study plan rules
- Students must earn 9 credits for elective activities
- Students must earn 3 credits by selecting one of the following alternatives: Foreign language: advanced; Computer skills: advanced; Internship; Laboratory; Orientation seminars
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language Lesson period
Advanced computer skills 3 20 English First trimester
Orientation seminar 3 20 English Second trimester
Advanced Language Skills: French (3 ECTS) 3 0 French Undefined
Advanced Language Skills: German (3 ECTS) 3 0 German Undefined
Advanced Language Skills: Spanish (3 ECTS) 3 0 Spanish Undefined
1. Optimization is propaedeutic to Global firms and markets
2. Game theory is propaedeutic to Global firms and markets and Positive political theory
3. Research methods is propaedeutic to Empirical methods for economics and policy evaluation
4. Advanced Macroeconomics and Research methods are propaedeutic to Global firms and markets