Economics and Data Analytics

The main aim of the Economics and Data Analytics programme is  to develop essential knowledge and skills in economics; to acquire the ability to perform a complex analysis and modelling of economic processes at micro and macro levels; to build skills to manage economic processes in a dynamic environment; to gain professional competences in key areas such as managerial economics, financial and risk management, economic analysis, economic forecasting; as well as to develop social competences to effectively communicate and work in a team. The programme includes courses on computer science and software development, data mining and analysis for business intelligence. The graduates are aimed to develop certain competences on how to develop analytical software based tools for data processing and analysis.
Double degree programme
After spending one year of studies at a partner university, you will also get partner university diploma from: BI Norwegian Business School (Norway) 
More information about international opportunities you can find here.

Economics and Data Analytics programme director

Prof. Dr. Tadas Šarapovas



Programme learning outcomes

Knowledge and its application

  • To describe the main economic as well as financial theories and models, to apply them to practical issues;
  • To demonstrate the knowledge of the basic functioning of the national and global economy.

Research skills

  • To conduct a literature analysis appropriate for the discipline of economics;
  • To individually perform basic quantitative and qualitative research using tools appropriate for the discipline.

Special abilities

  • To explain the link between economic theory and practice on both micro- and macroeconomic level;
  • To explain and to analyse the economic policy as well as the effect of institutional factors on individuals, companies and other entities;
  • To describe and to analyse financial management and economic decision making processes and to forecast the influence of economic and financial decisions.

Social abilities

  • To apply ethical principles in academic and professional environment;
  • To communicate and to work effectively in the intercultural and interdisciplinary teams.

Personal abilities

  • To apply systematic, critical and constructive thinking in problem solving;
  • To use personal and inter-personal skills for effective communication with professional and other audiences;
  • To develop independent learning skills necessary to continue studies on a graduate level.