BSc Applied Economics

Level: Bachelor (BA&BSc)
Start years: 2023
Start month: September
Semesters: 6
Application start date: March 1, 2023
Application deadline: April 30, 2023
English level: B2
Language certificate requested: Cambridge FCE, IELTS 6.0, TOEFL 65, TOEFL iBT 72, TOEIC 785, Duolingo 100
Type of Entrance Exam: Written test (Online)
Price: 6 400
eur/year (2 semesters)
University: Corvinus University of Budapest
City: Budapest

Course Description

Entry qualification
High school / secondary education (or higher)

Mathematics proficiency – one of the following is required with the minimum scores stated:
– Advanced Placement exam (Mathematics AB or BC), with a minimum grade of 3,
– SAT Subject Test Mathematics Level II exam, minimum 680 points,
– ACT exam with minimum 27 points.

– International Baccalaureate in Mathematics, Standard Level 5, Higher Level 4 or higher;
– Advanced level matura exam in Mathematics obtained in Hungary with a minimum grade of 45%;
– A-level (or International A-level) exam in Mathematics with a minimum grade of B.

If you do not have one of the above you will be required to pass Corvinus’ internal mathematics exam.

‎If your qualifications are not in English or Hungarian, official translations will be required for all diplomas and transcripts into English or Hungarian.


You must take verified copies of the entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.

Language requirements
Applicants must have a minimum B2 level of English.

The following secured English language tests with the minimum scores stated are accepted as proof:
Cambridge, FCE
IELTS, 6.0
TOEFL, 65
TOEFL iBT, 72
TOEIC, 785
Duolingo, 100

Overview
Analytical, compelling, world-changing. Value, production, distribution and consumption; microeconomic markets and macroeconomic systems.

Programme description
Get familiar with relevant concepts, principles, models, theories and methodology of modern economics. We will provide you with the analytical methods used by economists working in business, policy and research.

Our BSc Applied Economics programme will familiarise you with with many exciting concepts and tools, like: how to model the real world; how to develop your data analysis skills and quantitative competences; and how to improve your problem-solving abilities and critical thinking?

It includes studying a wide variety of concepts, participating in major group projects and presentations – making you the perfect asset to any company, public or private organisation.

Problems you will study in class include:
-How to forecast the price of food
-Which processes influence consumption and how
-What the consequences of an increase in the consumption tax are
-The role of government in different markets
-Factors that led to the collapse of the Peso-Dollar exchange rate
-How the global economy and international monetary systems work
-How to incentivise people to take care of their environment
-How to make the world a better place from a social point of view
Upon graduation, you will be able to examine the underlying incentives of social phenomena to try to extract meaning from data, to making models and forecasts and then find the explanation to major issues.

Our programme is internationally recognised and integrated.

Entry requirements:
High school graduation
Mathematics proficiency (see above)
B2 Level English (see above)

Entrance exam: Yes

– if mathematics proficiency is not met

Type of entrance exam: Written test

Entrance exam location: Online

Entrance exam description: We will evaluate your application form and supporting documents. Subject to paying the application fee, you will then be invited to participate in a mathematics test.

Applicants meeting mathematics proficiency requirements will be exempt from taking the mathematics test.

Career opportunities
Our graduates have secured positions including:
-Business Analyst
-Marketing Expert
-Financial Analyst
-Market Analyst
-Sales Manager.

Our graduates are working at prestigious organisations, including:
-Ernst & Young
-Morgan Stanley
-KPMG
-IBM
-L’Oréal.

Program CV

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