Academic Catalog

GRADUATE PROGRAM(S) OF ECONOMICS

M.S. with thesis in Economics

Master Program aims to give specialized knowledge and skills in the fields of economics with special focus on macroeconomic theory, microeconomic theory, econometrics, mathematical economics.
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
ECON501 MICROECONOMIC THEORY I 4 4 0 10.0
ECON502 MACROECONOMIC THEORY I 4 4 0 10.0
ECON507 ECONOMETRIC METHODS I 4 4 0 10.0
ECON595 SEMINAR 0 0 0 10.0
ECON599 MASTER'S THESIS 0 0 0 50.0
ECON687 RESEARCH METHODS AND ETHICS 0 3 0 6.0
3 elective course(s) approved by the Department of Economics.
Total minimum credit: 23

M.S. without thesis in Economics

Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
ECON501 MICROECONOMIC THEORY I 4 4 0 10.0
ECON502 MACROECONOMIC THEORY I 4 4 0 10.0
ECON507 ECONOMETRIC METHODS I 4 4 0 10.0
ECON589 TERM PROJECT 0 0 0 20.0
6 elective course(s) approved by the Department of Economics.
Total minimum credit: 30

Ph.D. in Economics

Ph. D. program aims to improve research skills in analyzing economic and social phenomena giving special emphasis on macroeconomic theory, microecenomic theory, econometrics, mathematical economics.
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
ECON503 MICROECONOMIC THEORY II 3 3 0 8.0
ECON504 MACROECONOMIC THEORY II 3 3 0 8.0
ECON508 ECONOMETRIC METHODS II 3 3 0 8.0
ECON687 RESEARCH METHODS AND ETHICS 0 3 0 6.0
ECON695 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN ECONOMIC THEORY 1 4 0 8.0
ECON696 GRADUATE SEMINAR IN ECONOMICS 0 4 0 6.0
ECON699 PH.D. DISSERTATION 0 0 0 130.0
4 elective course(s) approved by the Department of Economics.
Total minimum credit: 22

Integrated Ph.D. in Economics

Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
ECON500 MATHEMATICS FOR ECONOMISTS 2 2 0 5.0
ECON501 MICROECONOMIC THEORY I 4 4 0 10.0
ECON502 MACROECONOMIC THEORY I 4 4 0 10.0
ECON503 MICROECONOMIC THEORY II 3 3 0 8.0
ECON504 MACROECONOMIC THEORY II 3 3 0 8.0
ECON507 ECONOMETRIC METHODS I 4 4 0 10.0
ECON508 ECONOMETRIC METHODS II 3 3 0 8.0
ECON595 SEMINAR 0 0 0 10.0
ECON695 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN ECONOMIC THEORY 1 4 0 8.0
ECON696 GRADUATE SEMINAR IN ECONOMICS 0 4 0 6.0
ECON699 PH.D. DISSERTATION 0 0 0 130.0
7 elective course(s) approved by the Department of Economics.
Total minimum credit: 45