Core Electives in MEcon Students cover 16 - 26 ECTS credits with core electives in the Master of Economics. The core electives for the MEcon are divided into core courses and other core electives. From the core courses at least three courses (12 ECTS) must be taken. Additional courses will be credited towards the other core electives and the independent electives respectively. Core Courses (at least 3 courses) Course Specialisation ECTS Lecturer Language Semester 7,260 Industrial Organisation and Digitalisation Digitization and Data Analytics Managerial Economics 4 Prof. Dr. Stefan Bühler E Autumn 7,315 Theory of Finance Financial Economics 4 Prof. Ph.D. Paul Söderlind E Autumn 9,266 The Economics of Strategy Managerial Economics 4 Prof. Dr. Dennis Gärtner E Autumn 9,268 Political Economics Global Economy Public Policy 4 Prof. Dr. Roland Hodler E Autumn 8,250 Advanced Macroeconomics III: Money and Prices Financial Economics Global Economy Managerial Economics Public Policy 4 Ph.D. Martin Wolf E Spring 8,252 Advanced Microeconomics III: Game Theory Global Economy Public Policy 4 Prof. Dr. Stefan Bühler E Spring 8,260 Public Economics - The Economics of Taxation Global Economy Public Policy 4 Prof. Dr. Christian Keuschnigg E Spring 8,262 Labor Economics - Theory and Applications Managerial Economics Public Policy 4 Prof. Ph.D. Beatrix Eugster E Spring 8,264 International Trade Global Economy 4 Prof. Dr. Reto Föllmi E Spring 8,272 Big Data Analytics Digitization and Data Analytics 4 Prof. Dr. Ulrich Matter E Spring 8,274 Corporate Finance, Banking and Venture Capital Financial Economics Managerial Economics 4 Prof. Dr. Christian Keuschnigg E Spring In the "other core electives", you have a broader choice of courses. Please refer to the official course directories of the University to find out which courses we offer.