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Our Master Program

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About the Program

MSC IN REGIONAL ANDENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS (REE) belongs to the Instituteof International, Political and Regional Studies, and is designedfor those who

  • would like to acquire masters level knowledge in development policy and/orfeel a commitment toward environmental issues
  • would like to contribute to urban and regional development processes aseconomic experts
  • would like to participate in the work of highly qualified academicresearchers
  • would like to learn from practical experts with extensive experience ineconomic and regional development and urban planning on the local, national andEU level
  • would like to gain fresh, interdisciplinary knowledge about theenvironmental, social and geographic changes affecting the globalising, butalso regionally structured world economy
  • have a BA qualification in a related area (economics/management, geography,environmental sciences, agriculture, or other related social/naturalscience/engineering areas)
  • would like to expand their knowledge through a study trip abroad or aninternship in Hungary
  • would like to participate in a programme with special focus on climate change
Our Department is an associate member of Association ofEuropean Schools of Planning (AESOP), where our MSc in Regional andenvironmental economics is a registered planning programme.

Graduates of the MScin International Economy and Business are qualified to

  • gain the ability to analyse development systems, regional and ecologicalprocesses
  • participate in the development, implementation and evaluation ofenvironmental and regional development policy strategies and programmes
  • as well as to co-ordinate development activities at the project level

Employment ofgraduates

Graduates of theprogramme are mostly active in the field of development policy or environmentalprotection, working in various industries, government branches, as well as EUand municipal organisations. Some former MA students have decided to continuetheir studies in the GEO Institute’s Geopolitical phd program and becameinvolved the research and teaching activities of the Institute.

The MSc in regional and environmental economics was rankednumber 36 in Eduniversal’s 2019 ranking of the world’s top Masters Programmesin sustainable development and environmental management.

Admission requirements

I. A Bachelor’s degree

Applicants arerequired to present an authenticated copy of at least a BA/BSc degree both inthe original language and in English, as well as an official copy of thetranscript of their studies. Graduating students need to send theircertificates after the defense of the thesis work.

II. Successfulentrance exam

III. Languagerequirements

The English-languageskills of applicants are tested in the entrance exam, so a certificate provingthe English-language skills of the applicants is not required to be enclosed inthe application package.

How to Apply

The application procedure

  • Application packages should contain the following items:
  • Acompleted application form (online form)
  • Anauthenticated copy of the BA/BSc degree
  • Anofficial transcript of studies
  • CurriculumVitae
  • Amotivation letter
  • A copy ofapplicant’s passport
  • A copy ofreceipt proving payment of application fee

Application packages have to be posted in hard copy to thepostal address of Corvinus University of Budapest OR have to be sent in anelectronic form to Márton Péti Phd (see contact information below) by the application deadline. Successfulcandidates receive the certificate of acceptance in online form via E-mail, aswell as in hard copy via post so that, in case it is applicable, the visaapplication procedure can be started in time.

The entrance exam

There is an oral entrance exam to the Master’s Program. Forall the applicants from abroad there will be a telephone or Skype interview.

The purpose of the interview is to measure applicants’verbal competences, as well as to learn about their motivation for joining aprogram. Interviews are evaluated, among others, on the basis of how successfulapplicants are in communicating their ideas, what career plans they have inmind or how they think they can benefit from the Master’s program in order tomeet their future goals.

Total number of application points: 100

You can gain a maximum of 70 points at the entrance exam.

Degree classification: max. 25 points (excellent: 25 points,good: 20 points etc.)

Additional points: max. 5 (for example for any kind ofdisability or excellent results in contests)

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For further information about the exam and the aspects ofevaluation or the programme, please contact Márton Péti Phd.

Dr. Péti Márton marton.peti@uni-corvinus.hu Nemzetközi, Politikai és Regionális Tanulmányok Intézet / Gazdaságföldrajz, Geoökonómia és Fenntartható Fejlődés Tanszék
Egyetemi docens / Associate Professor
C épület, 519
Phone: +36 1 482 7744 • Ext: 7744
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