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MSc in Applied Economics (MAE)

The SMU Master of Science in Applied Economics (MAE) programme equips working professionals and business people in various fields with an in-depth knowledge of economics in a globalised environment.

The programme is targeted at individuals who appreciate the importance of and are keen to acquire an understanding of how the economy works, how government economic policy and private sector activities affect each other, and how economic behaviours impact on the wellbeing of individuals.

Such knowledge is invaluable in helping decision-makers strategise and formulate policies, both in the public sector and in the corporate world. Building on the core studies of microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics, which provide the basic theoretical framework for analysing economic issues, the programme offers a wide variety of courses ranging from international trade and finance, economics of banking, public sector economics, environmental economics to studies in emerging market economics and maritime economics. The programme is carefully designed with the practical relevance of the content in mind. The courses are conducted by a team of dedicated instructors who have diverse experience and understand how economic knowledge is applied in various fields.

MSc in Applied Economics (MAE)

Application Closes

Apr (for Aug intake)


Part-time 2 Years




Please refer to programme website for latest fees details

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Last updated on 6 Jul 2017.


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School of Economics
Singapore Management University
90 Stamford Road
Singapore 178903

Phone: +65 6828 0239
  +65 6828 0829
Fax: +65 6828 0833