Program Goals: The main goal of this program is to educate and prepare human resources who can act as experts of analyzing complicated economical problems at macro levels of large economical organizations based on their knowledge of economics. In addition, they are expected to provide appropriate and effective solutions and policies.   All applicants should be among distinguished graduates of Engineering,Physics, Economics, Mathematics and other Sciences. International applicants can obtain more information at the below website: http://sina.sharif.edu/~fso   Course duration: Consists of Maximum 2.5 years, 5 semesters,  each semester consisting of 17 weeks, two sessions of 1.5 hours per week. Program Structure:                                                                  Compulsory courses Optional courses Thesis Total 16 credits 15 credits 6   credits 37 credits M.S.c. Economics has 3 domains which named below .Students who select one of these areas must take 2 courses of this table.  1-Theoretical Economics 2- Financial Economics 3- Econometrics & Mathematical Economics     Compulsory Courses:       Items 1 2 3 4 5            Course Name Macroeconomics I Microeconomics I Econometrics I Mathematical Economics Research Methods       Credits 3 3 4 3 3 C: Optional courses: 15 credits of the below courses must be taken by students    
Items Course Name Credits          General courses 1 2 3 4 Microeconomics II Macroeconomics II Iran Economy Econometrics II 3 3 3 3 Theoretical Economy 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Development Economics Growth Economy International Economy Political Macroeconomics Public Choice Industrial Organizations Epistemology of Economic Science Selective topics in Economics 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3       Financial Economy 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Financial Economics I Financial Economics II Econometrics of Financial time series Financial Management Budgeting System & Control Financial Mathematics Selective topics in Financial Economics 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 Econometrics & Mathematical Economy 1 2 3 4 5 Applied Econometrics Theoretical Econometrics Game Theory Stochastic Processes Theory Advanced probabilities and Inference Statistics Theory for Econometrics 3 3 3 3 3 Compensation Courses: 1 Principles of  Economics 3