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Quantitative Economics, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #458 (QS) ,
Created in collaboration with the Bank of Lithuania, this English-taught bachelor‘s programme in Quantitative Economics from Vilnius University offers a unique blend of contemporary economics curriculum and quantitative methods.

About

Designed using the best practices from top universities, the Quantitative Economics Bachelor from Vilnius University will enable students to analyse economic processes in a quantitative manner, providing them with a set of highly valuable skills to succeed in the job market and with their further studies. 

Why study Quantitative Economics at Vilnius University?

  • The only three-year English-taught bachelor programme in Economics in the country
  • Designed and delivered jointly with researchers at the Bank of Lithuania
  • Taught by research-active lecturers and professors with PhDs from leading universities
  • Offers a state-of-the-art mix of quantitative methods and theoretical economics
  • Combines open-access economics curriculum of the CORE Project with methods from mathematics, statistics, econometrics, and data science
  • Provides rigorous training on par with the world’s best equivalent programmes
  • Partner scholarships for the best students
  • Social partners: Bank of Lithuania, Nasdaq, the Ministry of Finance.

Career opportunities

Quantitative methods will allow graduates to choose a career in economic and financial analysis, as well as in data analytics. In addition, graduates will be able to work as forecasters of social phenomena, statisticians, market or industry researchers, data researchers, financial asset managers, investment fund managers, corporate and public consultants, economic policy evaluators, financial and economic analysts in commercial banks or other similar financial institutions, or as economists at central banks or other public and international institutions.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Economic Principles 
  • Mathematical Methods 
  • Statistical Theory 
  • Economic Theory
  • Finance
  • Computing and Data Analysis
  • Applied microeconomics
  • Applied finance

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    65

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General Requirements

  • Grades in mathematics and English
  • Admission interview

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2400 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2400 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Vilnius

  • 490 - 860 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

State Funded Places for Bachelor students

Citizens of countries of the European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA), persons (non-EU/EEA) granted a right of permanent residence in the Republic of Lithuania, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren of the Diaspora and people of Lithuanian origin can apply for the State Funded Place in the programme.

For more information, please contact ask@vu.lt 

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