The subjects are evaluated on a scale of 0 to 100, where 70 is the minimum passing grade for each course, in accordance with the Regulations of Graduate Studies at UABC. However, due to the guidelines of the PNPC from CONACyT, the minimum weighted averages to maintain the scholarship is 80, besides not have failed any subjects.
The final grades obtained in every subject are the result of the student performance through tests, essays and other works demanded by teachers. The grades of the research seminars takes into account the progress of the doctoral thesis that culminates with the semiannual presentation at the research colloquium, where the thesis is discussed and evaluated by a committee of experts who will make qualitative observations, submitting written comments and giving a grade.
The evaluation of the teaching staff will be made through the website of the MCE program, where students can evaluate to the end of every semester the teaching-learning process and teaching activities of the program. The results of both evaluations will be used as feedback to enhance the program quality and implement future improvements.
The evaluation of the academic performance is institutionalized. The Graduate Studies Office semiannually asks students to evaluate teachers in the subjects they taught, considering aspects such as structure of objectives and content, clarity, class organization and time, a mastery of the subject matter, the teacher-student interactions, assessment of learning and working method.
The Master’s program in Economics provides students administrative support for procedures, equipment photocopying, audiovisual equipment for teaching, specialized bibliographic material, classrooms and workrooms, specialized laboratories, telephone communication systems, computer labs with Internet access , loanable computer equipment and videoconferencing systems.
It is made up essentially of 12 researcher’s professors who constitute the Core Faculty, whom are attached to the Faculty of Economics and International Relations of the UABC and whose relevance is proven by their area of expertise and academic productivity. It also features collaborations with other national and international researchers participating in workshops, seminars, courses by concentration and master lectures.
Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree for admission to the Master program in Economics (MCE), preferably in economics; however, candidates with bachelors of related areas can also apply for the program as long as they meet the other requirements. In all cases, the decision will depend on the results of the admission tests, the interview with the committee and their affinity with the field of research.
1.The entrance examination to the Master’s program in Economics evaluates the candidate’s knowledge about the following areas:
2.Once covered all the documentary requirements for admission, the applicant must attend an interview with members of the Graduate Studies Committee and the Core Faculty. After this step, it is possible to carry out the selection procedure described below: