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NHH Norwegian School of Economics

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The Economics (ECN) major from NHH Norwegian School of Economics teaches tools to analyse markets and industries and the economic challenges facing private business, public institutions and international organisations.

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Understanding economic mechanisms is vital for the success of business and the design of public policy. The Economics major offers a thorough and comprehensive education in economic theory and empirical methods. Courses in the Economics major are taught by NHH’s internationally recognised faculty in economics and related areas.

The Economics major from NHH Norwegian School of Economics  studies what motivates and drives decisions for individuals, companies, competitors and authorities, and what determines prices, returns and economic allocations.


Students graduating from the ECN major work in both the private and public sector, in consultancy and analysis, banks, insurance, telecom, energy, or the oil sector. Public employers of students of the economics profile include Norges Bank, ministries and regulators, as well as international organisations (World Bank, IMF, OECD). 





Programme Structure

The Economics major has three mandatory courses:

  • Macroeconomic Theory and Policy cover areas such as business cycles, inflation and economic growth in a national and global perspective, including monetary and fiscal policy.
  • Applied Microeconomic Theory focuses on consumer behaviour and strategic interaction between companies in markets with imperfect competition and on how information and uncertainty affect decision-making.
  • Econometric Techniques applies statistical methods to economic data in order to analyse economic themes with a focus on regression analysis and extensive use of practical lab exercises.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


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Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
152 (quantitative)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Admission to master’s degree studies in Norway requires Higher Education Entrance Qualification and a completed degree comparable to a Norwegian bachelor's degree.

    • GMAT or GRE
    • English language requirement
    • Curriculum vitae (résumé)
    • Documentation of financial ability
    • Documentation of identity
    • Online video and written assessment

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As a student at NHH, the only fee you are required to pay is a small semester registration fee. The amount is currently approximately NOK 800 per semester.

Living costs for Bergen

10362 - 16828 NOK /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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