Friday, September 23, 2016

Important information for new students

Dear students,

We would like to thank all the students that applied to the Master in Economics (University of Granada, Spain)
Before realising the enrollment, it is highly recommended that you read the following information:
- Last changes in Timetable http://masteres.ugr.es/ugrme/pages/banners/timetable/horarios1516
- Frequently asked question regarding enrollment: http://masteres.ugr.es/ugrme/pages/info_administrativa
- Recommended itineraries: http://masteres.ugr.es/ugrme/pages/master/itineraries


Students can specialize and design their personal itinerary depending on their area of interests choosing up to 13 subjects from among a wide variety of 31 subjects.
Itineraries should be designed depending on your background and your objectives: Management, Macroeconomics, Applied Economics, Microeconomics, Experimental Economics, and Economic History.

If you have a Bachelor in a field different form Economics or Business, it is highly recommended that you take basic subjects like Strategic Management, Microeconomics and Macroeconomics.

If you are interested in Research , it is highly recommended that you take methodological courses in your field and an internship in departments. In particular, Econometrics is highly convenient in any field, Sampling is useful for researcher in management but also for profesional. Economic Analysis Techniques is indispensable for modelisation in macroeconomics and microeconomics, economic application teachs useful microeconometrics tools for empitical research in any fields of social science. Finally, Economic applications is especially interesting if you are intersted in macroeconomics.

Master thesis defense

Last Wednesdayy , 5 students of the Master in Economics has defended successfully their master thesis. Congratulations to all of them!
The members of the evaluation committee were: Pr Luis Miguel Molina( Presidente) , Pr Juan Antonio Lacomba ( Secretario) y Pr . Leonardo Caruana.
The master thesis presented are:

1 Diego Fº López Wood
Supervisora: Mª Nieves Pérez Aróstegui
Titulo: Sustainable Supply Chain Management: Implications for Research & Practice.
2 Alvaro Fernandez de la Reguera Benítez
Supervisora: Mª Nieves Pérez Aróstegui
Titulo: BIG DATA: A GUIDE FOR FUTURE RESEARCH AND PRACTICE


3 Víctor Luis Gea Garcia 
Supervisor: Oscar F. Bustinza Sánchez
Titulo: Improvement of urban bus transport services through ITS implementation
4 Roberto Gutierrez Delgado
Supervisora: Ana Isabel Moro Egido
Titulo: The impact of human capital mismatches on earnings

5 Tao Tao
Supervisora: Juliette Milgram Baleix
Titulo: Assessing the potential of Spanish exports of olive oil to China's market

A distinction has been granted to the Master thesis of Roberto Gutierrez Delgado.

Congratulations to all these students and their supervisors!


Tuesday, July 19, 2016

How to apply to Master in Economics?


In order to undertake an Official Master’s Degree at the University of Granada you must first pre-enrol electronically via the Junta de Andalucía : http://www.juntadeandalucia.es/innovacioncienciayempresa/sguit/

You can obtain additional information regarding the pre-enrolment process and enrolment in general , information about the key dates athttp://www.ugr.university/pages/prospective_students/masters_students/applying-and-admissions

We recall prospective students and in particular foreign students, that  we have prepared a guideline to help you to fulfill the ADMISSION APPLICATION (pre-enrollment) . This application is in Spanish then this guideline may help you : http://masteres.ugr.es/ugrme/pages/info_administrativa/gfa

REMEMBER TO CHOOSE GRANADA AS CITY AND MASTER CODE 408200

In particular, read carefully information on page 13 regarding the document to be uploaded to certify your Bachelor fulfill the requisites:

Fill in the boxes: “VIAS DE ACCESO”.

Options:

       -  Poseo un título universitario español que me habilita para el acceso a másteres oficiales. Click this  option to access masters if you own a Spanish university degree.

       - Poseo un título universitario obtenido en el extranjero y que NO he homologado en España y que me habilita para el acceso a másteres oficiales. Click this option if you own a university degree obtained abroad that enables you to access official master's degrees in your country that hasn’t been approved in Spain .

       - Poseo un título universitario obtenido en el extranjero y que he homologado en España y que me habilita para el acceso a másteres oficiales. Click this option if you own a university degree obtained abroad that enables you to access official master's degrees in your country that has been approved in Spain

Note: we recommend you to read the section Estudiantes que estén en posesión de un título universitario extranjero no homologado en España por el equivalente al nivel de grado y que faculte en el país de origen para cursar estudios de posgrado. At http://escuelaposgrado.ugr.es/pages/masteres_oficiales/tramites_admin_alumnos_master/preinscripcion_matricula

Monday, July 18, 2016

Which credentials are accepted by UGR to certify B1 English level?

If you wonder how to demonstrate your English level to apply to Master in Economics, please find in this link  the credentials accepted by University of Granada

http://internacional.ugr.es/pages/promocion_ling/tablasdecertificadosaceptadosporlaugr_5122011

In particular, certificates from "Centro de Lenguas Modernas" are accepted..

How to apply for the study stay abroad? and for the double degree?

Here I have a question from a prospective student: "Hello , I am finding out about this master and it is not clear to me how I apply to the different possibilities. I'd like to course one year in Berlin or at least one stay abroad. How can I choose  the year in Berlin? (I've seen that it's only for 10 students) and , concerning the stay abroad. is it possible for all students?   or there are limited places? Thank you very much for your time, I am waiting for your response. "

Students who wish to apply for the double degree  with SRH Berlin (Germany) or IBS Paris or Bordeaux (France) should:

1) enroll as a student of the Master in Economics

2) submit to the call to be published in October - November  to be selected (6 students can go to IBS and 5 to SRH).

(3) Selection is based on marks, language level in English and language of the country, motivations.

4) Language  requirement:

-  for IBS: credential of B2 in English. B1 in French language is also recommended.

-  for SRH: credential of B2 in English. B1 in GERMAN language is also recommended..  SRH reserves the right to examine the application of students who submit a FCE with Grade C on an individual basis in cooperation with their language center. Grade B and Grade A of the FCE will be immediately accepted as a proof of sufficient English language skills. see http://www.cambridgeenglish.org/exams/first/results/  for more details.

Regarding  Erasmus stays during 2016 / 2017, a call for application is also published in November for different destinations with the same requirements. The number of places is limited, but so far, it has not been covered in any year.

 

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Timetables course 2016/2017

Classes for next course will start on  October Monday 24 .

During the previous week, an information meeting will be organised to welcome new students.

Timetables ar already available in the webpage of the master:
http://masteres.ugr.es/ugrme/pages/banners/timetable/horarios1516

We highly recommend to students, they check our recommendations concerning itineraries and the contents of subjects before they enrolled.

Master thesis Defense

Last Friday , 6 students of the Master in Economics has defended successfully their master thesis. Congratulations to all of them! The members of the evaluation committee were: Pr Daniel Arias (President), Pr Natalia Jimenez (Secretary) and Pr. Teresa García. When giving the results, the president explained that better marks were assigned to dissertations that include, apart from an excellent survey, an original contribution of the candidates. The better marks were given to   :
Ángela Mª González Medina
Supervisor: Juan Francisco Muñoz Rosas
Title of the Master Thesis: An analysis of the impact of various sampling designs on the headcount index. A simulation study based on the EU-SILC
Laura Ruiz Santiago
Supervisor: José Benítez Amado
Title of the Master Thesis:  Does social media capability amplify the effect of corporte social responsibility on employer reputation? Yes
Congratulations to all the candidates and supervisors!