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1 MAREB Welcome session Alex Rialp & Javier Asensio 26 September 2014

2 MAREB’s aims Provide post-graduate education in applied research in two areas: – Entrepreneurship and SME management – Applied Economics

3 MAREB’s aims Provide post-graduate education in applied research in two areas: – Entrepreneurship and SME management – Applied Economics Organised jointly by two UAB departments: – Department of Business – Department of Applied Economics

4 MAREB’s aims Provide post-graduate education in applied research in two areas: – Entrepreneurship and SME management – Applied Economics Organised jointly by two UAB departments: – Department of Business – Department of Applied Economics Diverse scope of fields to pursue your research interests.

5 Individual master’s thesis as original work

6 Research-oriented faculty.

7 Individual master’s thesis as original work Research-oriented faculty. Many resources at your disposal: – Social Sciences Library and Statistics Dept. – Universities and research centres in Barcelona

8 Individual master’s thesis as original work Research-oriented faculty. Many resources at your disposal: – Social Sciences Library and Statistics Dept. – Universities and research centres in Barcelona.... In students from Argentina, Chile, China, Cyprus, Germany, Greece, Iran, Lebanon, Mexico, Poland, Russia, Spain, Turkey & United States.

9 Workload measured in credits (European Credit Transfer System = ECTS) 1 ECTS = 25 hours of (effective) student work

10 Workload measured in credits (European Credit Transfer System = ECTS) 1 ECTS = 25 hours of (effective) student work Weekly programme of seminars in both departments. Free to attend, recommended if your interest is continue doing research. Check webpage for schedule and details. And other seminars in Barcelona area.

11 Workload measured in credits (European Credit Transfer System = ECTS) 1 ECTS = 25 hours of (effective) student work Active programme of seminars in both departments. Free to attend, recommended if your interest is continue doing research. Check webpage for schedule and details. And other seminars in Barcelona area.

12 MAREB’s modules 1. Quantitative Research Methods 2. Applied economics and business 3a. Advanced Topics in Entrepreneurship and SME Management * 3b. Advanced Topics in Applied Economics * 4. Master thesis * Specialisation modules

13 1. Quantitative Research Methods Mathematics 2.5 ECTS Applied Statistics2.5 ECTS Econometrics 5 ECTS Multivariate analysis 5 ECTS Total15 ECTS

14 2. Applied economics and business Productive Efficiency and Innovation 4 ECTS Finance and Entrepreneurship 3 ECTS Applied Microeconomics 4 ECTS Geographical Economics 4 ECTS Total 15 ECTS

15 3a. Advanced Topics in Entrepreneurship and SME Management Marketing and Networking in SMEs New Venture Growth and International Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurship and Institutional Economics Qualitative Methods for Research in Entrepreneurship and SMEs Strategy and Organization in SMEs 3 ECTS each = 15 ECTS

16 3b. Advanced Topics in Applied Economics Advanced Econometrics 5 ECTS Economics of Inequality and Poverty2.5 ECTS Labour Macroeconomics 2.5 ECTS Public Economics 2.5 ECTS Ecological Economics2.5 ECTS Total 15 ECTS

17 4. Master’s thesis Individual master thesis. 15 ECTS. Original work in any MAREB-related field. You are responsible for choosing your topic and finding a supervisor. Think about it from the beginning, but don’t rush. Two deadlines: July and September Presentation and defence one week later.

18 Asessment Each subject within a module will be assessed independently (exams, exercises, essays, class participation). The module mark will be computed as an average. The master’s thesis will be assessed by a committee All modules’ marks need to be higher than 5 (out of 10). No retake exams.

19 Registration October 9th, to 13h. Check the documentation required. You have to decide which MAREB specialisation you will follow: – Entrepreneurship & SME management – Applied Economics

20 R egistration procedure, timetables, research resources, faculty data, Ph.D access, etc. Campus virtual: intranet for each module/subject. Open after you register. Facebook: Linkedin: group of MAREB students & alumni.


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