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Master’s degree (2nd Year) Economic theory and econometrics (ETE)

General information

Prerequisites for enrolment
Bac + 4
Length of studies
1 year
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The Master 2 in "Economic Theory and Econometrics" allows students to acquire a thorough, general training (in economic theory, econometrics, industrial organisation, etc.) before choosing a specific area of research.
This master is specially designed for students interested in economic theory, econometrics, industrial organisation, macroeconomics and other theoretical and applied fields. It offers a large range of courses that allow students to start a PhD in the best possible conditions, particularly those who have not yet chosen their research topic.


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Prerequisites for enrolment : Bac + 4

Admission conditions

Admission is based on academic excellence criteria. An undergraduate degree of at least 4 years of college or a Master’s degree is required, within a recognized curriculum considered as consistent with the program and approved by the TSE selection committee. A high level in Mathematics, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and Econometrics is necessary.
Working knowledge of English is obviously required.
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Students must complete 6 graduate courses of 36 hours (3 at the 1st Semester and 3 at the 2nd semester) and 4 graduate courses of 30 hours ( 2 at the 1st Semester and 2 at the 2nd semester ) and write a Master thesis in application to the PhD course. Master thesis, advised by a faculty member, should show the aptitude and the skills of the students to do autonomous research in application to the PhD course. 

1st semester

  • Compulsory:

Microeconomics 1
Macroeconomics 1
Econometrics 1

  • Choose 1 elective:
Game Theory

Algebra Refresher*
Probability Refreser*
Dynamic Optimization Refresher*

*Upgrade courses in mathematics, open to students in M1 and M2 of TSE

2nd semester

  • Choose 2 electives:

Microeconomics 2
Macroeconomics 2
Econometrics 2

  • Choose 2 electives:

2 among 12 :

- Asset pricing and financial market
- Corporate finance and financial intermediation
- Public economics of the environment
- Development microeconomics
- Public economics
- Economic theory
- Stochastic optimal control in economics
- Topics in econometrics and empirical economics
- Industrial Organization
- Quantitatives techniques in economics
- Fondation of behavioral and experimental economiscs
- Stochastic Optimization algorithms

Master thesis or Internship

Year of highschool graduation
Bac + 5

Career Opportunities

This high-level master’s degree provides a broad vision of economics offers  stimulating prospects  for innovative research work.

Contact details

Registrar office contact details

Toulouse School of Economics
Bureau des Masters TSE
Bâtiment A -1er étage - MA 106
Manufacture des Tabacs
31015 Toulouse Cedex 6
Phone : + (33) (0)5 67 73 27 87
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