Economics

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Foreign:$ 9 k / Year(s)  
StudyQA ranking:4960 Duration:12 months

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If you are interested in national economy, the Master"s programme in Economics is ideal for you. Here is the chance to specialise further in exciting and current economic issues and get the chance to work with interesting tasks in the public and private sectors.

Employment Market

A Master"s degree in economics gives qualifications for positions that require great skills in economic analysis. Public agencies as well as private institutions, such as banks, are looking to employ people with such skills and abilities.

Degree

The Master"s programme in economics consists of 60 ECTS credits and leads to a Master of Science in Economics. The degree qualifies for doctoral studies and can include 15 ECTS credits Bachelor-level courses.

Further Studies

The programme provides a good basis for further advanced studies and research. The Master degree also qualifies the student for further studies within PhD program in the major field of study.

The Master"s programme consists of courses in economics (at least 30 ECTS cr) including a degree project of 15 ECTS cr, plus statistics (at least 15 ECTS cr) and elective in other subjects (max. 15 ECTS cr). The mandatory programme courses in economics are: International Macroeconomics, Econometrics, Behavioural Economics, Valuation and the degree project. Optional courses in economics are, for instance: Financial Risk Management, Portfolio Analysis and Economic Growth (each 7.5 ECTS cr). Students" own efforts to unite theory and practice are central to all programme courses.

Form of Instruction

This is a full-time study programme. The number of scheduled classes varies, and projects and seminars are part of many courses. Students are expected to participate actively in class and study extensively on their own.

Examination

There are no set examination periods, and generally no final exam at the end of a semester, an academic year, or a complete study programme. Examination usually takes place at the end of each course, module, or unit.

Professional Contact

Your most important contact with working life will be while you are doing the degree project. It will always be carried out in close cooperation with companies or other organizations.

Bachelor"s Degree of at least 180 ECTS credits with a major in Economics including the courses NEGB13 Microeconomics 7.5 ECTS credits, NEGB14 Macroeconomics 7.5 ECTS credits, NEGB22 Econometrics 7.5 ECTS credits, and STGA01 Statistics I 15 ECTS credits or equivalent. Upper secondary level English B or equivalent. English Language Requirements IELTS band: 6.5 TOEFL paper-based test score : 575 TOEFL iBT® test: 90
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