"International Economics and Trade Policy"

Major 1-25 81 01 International Economics and Trade Policy

Program Director Shmarlovskaya Galina Aleksandrovna

Department of World Economy

Degree Master of Economics

Credits(hours) 89 (3347)

Language of instruction English

 Tuition Fee

Master’s Program Introduction
Master’s Program Introduction The program is a pioneer Master Degree program at BSEU which is taught in English. It was launched in 2012. The program is designed by the Department of World Economy, with technical support from the Virtual Institute of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the University of Applied Sciences in Berlin. The program is characterized by the unique set of courses, which has no Russian language equivalent in the Republic of Belarus.

Program mission:
To prepare highly-qualified professionals in the sphere of global economy with practical skills in the area of international economic relations and trade policy

Program goal
To equip graduates with trade-related knowledge and language skills highly required at the international level in today's globalized world economy.

Master’s Program Description
The graduates will acquire specialist knowledge of the international trading system, in particular the rules and operation of the World Trade Organization (WTO), learn about trade policy regimes of specific countries, as well as regional integration agreements, and complement their knowledge of economics with notions of international economic law and cross-cultural communication. This unique set of skills will prepare them for work both in the government (the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, diplomatic missions and countries' representative offices in international and regional organizations) and the business sector (the Chamber of Industry and Commerce, international trade departments of national companies).

Training is delivered in English by leading faculty members of the Belarus State Economic University (BSEU), representatives of Belarusian government bodies, and experts from international organizations specialized in international economics and trade policy. Modern educational methods and technologies, such as simulations exercises, case studies, work with data, work on projects, multimedia resources and videoconferences, are employed in the training process.
Program Supervisor

Shmarlovskaya, Galina Aleksandrovna, Dr. habil. (economics), professor, department of international business, BSEU.
Authored over 200 publications in Belarus and overseas in the area of global economy, international trade, investment, integration and trade policy. Participated in a number of projects funded by UNCTAD, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus, the Ministry of Trade of Belarus.  Supervises academic and research papers of undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate students.

Contacts:
Department of World Economics Address: Partizanski Ave., 26, room 229/3, Minsk 2200070 Tel.:+375 17 209-88-39 Email:kme@bseu.by

 

Number of hours

Credits

CompulsoryCourses

1770

International Microeconomics

164

4

International Macroeconomics

164

4

International Trade Theory and Policy

128

3

International Economic Law

138

4

International Finance and Capital Markets

120

3

International Competition and Competitiveness

72

2

National Strategies of Transition Economies

122

3

Econometrics

152

4

Cross-cultural Communication for Negotiations

194

5

WTO Regulations and the International Trading System

122

3

Regional Trade Agreements

138

4

Trade in Goods

72

2

Trade in Services

60

2

Trade-related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights

72

2

Trade Negotiations and Trade Dispute Settlement

52

2

Optional Courses

180

Trade Policy of the European Union / Trade Policy of CIS Countries / Trade Policy of African Countries

72

2

Foreign Direct Investment and International Investment Agreements / Environmental Economics and its International Dimension

108

3

Research work on Master’s thesis

857

23

Internship

216

6

Final certification (final exams and Master’s Thesis finalization and defence

324

9

Total

3347

89

The graduates will acquire specialist knowledge of the international trading system, in particular the rules and operation of the World Trade Organization (WTO), learn about the trade policy regimes of specific countries, as well as regional integration agreements, and complement their knowledge of economics with notions of international economic law and cross-cultural communication. This unique set of skills will equip them for work both in the government (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, diplomatic missions and countries' representative offices in international and regional organizations) and the business sector (Chamber of Industry and Commerce, international trade departments of national companies).
Upon graduation, the students are awarded a degree of Master of Economics majoring in «International Economics and Trade Policy» (specialization 25 81 «Economics»).

Students benefit from access to the vast BSEU library and the materials and resources of the UNCTAD Virtual Institute. Modern technical facilities provide the perfect learning environment.

The Program is open for applicants with a bachelor degree (or its equivalent).
Applicants must pass an entrance exam in the field of specialization.

Information for the applicant
The program of entrance tests
Additional testing programs:

CONTACTS

Address: Partizanski Ave., 16A, Room 3A, Building 7,
Minsk 220070

Tel.: +375 17 209-88-71

Email:Samoilov_m@bseu.by
berezovskaya@bseu.by
 magistr@bseu.by

Site: http://imp.bseu.by/