Discipline Program

  The Program runs on a semester basis, with each semester having 15 weeks of classes. Seeking to give a solid theoretical and instrumental training, the course concentrates as compulsory subjects in the semester. As elective disciplines, linked to research lines, are offered in the second semester.

  According to the rules of UFSC, the minimum duration of the master’s course is 12 months and the maximum duration is 24 months. The minimum number of credits to be studied in disciplines is 30. The dissertation corresponds to six credits.

  The curricular structure of the masters course seeks to offer a solid theoretical and instrumental formation. For this, the students must take a minimum of 30 credits in disciplines, besides the dissertation.

In the first semester are offered the four obligatory subjects, of four credits each one:

Macroeconomic Theory I

Econometrics I

Quantitative methods


In the second semester the student must attend a minimum of two elective courses of four credits, which are linked to the lines of research, in addition to the discipline of Dissertation Seminars, two credits.

Check out the elective courses offered:

Capitalism and History

Capitalism and History II

Capitalism and History III

Agroindustrial Competitiveness

Development and Inequality in a Global Historical Perspective


Brazilian economy

Monetary Economics and Financial System

Labor Economics

Economy of Innovation

Econometria II

Structure and Evolution of Industry in Brazil

Corporate Finance

International Finance

Finanças Públicas

Public finances

Globalization and Socio-territorial Dynamics

Computational Methods in Economics

Computable General Equilibrium Models

Computational Methods in Economics

Methodology of Research in Analysis of World Systems

Industrial Organization and Technological Development

Theories of Economic Developmen

Macroeconomic Theory II

Microeconomic Theory II