Doctoral Studies in Economics

Learning outcomes

The doctoral studies in economics offer a firm grounding in microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics as well as in various fields of specialization. The main goal of the doctoral program is to train students to conduct advanced research in economics. Graduates obtain positions at universities, research institutions, government and international agencies.


The minimum number of credits in the economics is 32 cr. Courses that are compulsory for all students: KTJ5 Microeconomics, KTJ6 Macroeconomics, KTJ7 Econometrics and KTJ8 Research Seminar in Economics.

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Turku School of Economics
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Doctoral Studies in Economics

KT045010 KTJ5 Microeconomics, 8 ECTS
KT045011 KTJ6 Macroeconomics, 8 ECTS
KT045012 KTJ7 Econometrics, 8 ECTS
KT045800 KTL Licentiate Thesis, 90 ECTS
KT045900 KTV Doctoral Dissertation, 180 ECTS
Department of Economics
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