Master of Economics
University of Hong Kong
This programme draws the biggest numbers versus other economics-related master’s degrees in the city, says programme director Larry Qiu.
“We enrol 150 students every year. Because of its large size, the school is able to offer a very large variety of courses for students to choose. There is a set of theoretical courses for students who want to prepare for PhD studies, and a set of more applied courses for those who enter the industry after graduation,” Qiu says.
Due to its size, the school also has a strong alumni network which has proven helpful for students in finding and switching jobs, among other uses, he adds.
The programme offers advanced training in economics, with an emphasis on real world applications. “Our curriculum is designed to help students master economic analysis, use it creatively to find solutions, a