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MScRegional and Environmental Economic Studies

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Admission to the program is organized through the annual admission process. The programmes on offer are announced by the programme management. The University laws and regulations outline the requirements for admission.University students writing their final exam after the application deadline must enclose a copy of their transcripts with the application form. The admission of these students is conditional.Admission process includes two processes:- language tests (written)- professional admission test (written)The secretary of the programme will notify the candidates about the exact date and time of the admission tests.The admission test includes two separate parts: one to check language competence, and another one to check the professional background of the applicant. Only those applicants whose admission test is borderline will be requested to take part in an interview. The admission interviews are free-flowing conversations, a forum where the applicants can defend and clarify their views and convince committee members about the validity of their application.In its evaluation, the committee considers the following categories: prior education/experience, language competence, BSc degree and its class, recommendations, motivation (explaining why the applicant wants to enrol in this programme.)The candidates will be ranked by the Admission Committee and the head of the programme will make the final acceptance/rejection decisions.

Prof. Dr. Tamás Hardi

Programme structure

An authorized copy of a completed BSc degree from any higher education institute, relevant to the field and fulfilling the entrance requirements. BSc in Economics or International Economics or Geography or Sociology or International Studies or Urban Management or Urban Engeneering or Urban/Regional/Landscape Planning or Environmental Engeneering or Transport are preferred.
Language requirement:
English as a primary language of instruction: automatic acceptance. Otherwise, one of the following indications of English-language proficiency: (a) TOEFL IBT test score of 66, or PBT score 513, (b) Cambridge First Certificate ““B”“, © IELTS score of 5.5(d) any official certificate equal to the above mentioned.

Career opportunities

The study program aims to train professionals for public and private sectors in the field of urban, regional and environmental economics, planning and policies, who have innovative theoretical and practical skills and knowledge to analyse problems and relations of economic, social and ecological processes on local and regional levels. Our program pays particular attention to the analysis of future tendencies (e.g. increasing importance of cities, appearance of autonomous vehicles, innovative urban management aspects, new business models) as well as to their spatial and evironmental-sustainable consequences. Students have the possibility to take part in theoretical and applied research projects, thereby to enlarge and deepen their knowledge as well as to develop their international contacts. Our graduated students can establish their scientific career at Széchenyi István University Doctoral School of Regional- and Business Administration Sciences.

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Not available for applying at the moment

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States