Master's Degree

by Portal PPGE IE
Published: 06/03/2018 - 09:57
Last modification: 20/03/2018 - 10:25

Prospective MSc Students

If you are interested in pursuing an MSc Degree in Economics at UFU you must have a bachelor´s or associate degree in any field of study. Prospective Master’s International Students may contact the Graduate in Economics office (E-mail: for further information on the admission process.

Program Requirements

Students enrolled in PPGE´s Master's Degree in Economics are expected to spend the equivalent of at least one year, and at most two years, in full-time study.  The minimum course requirements are 56 credits, of which:

  • 20 credits in compulsory subjects;
  • 8 credits in optional subjects;
  • 1 credit in Foreign Language Proficiency;
  • 3 credits in a Qualifying Exam;
  • 4 credits in Master’s Thesis.


Minimum time frame requirement to complete the Master’s Degree: 12 months

Maximum time frame requirement to complete the Master’s Degree: 24 months


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