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Economics, M.Sc.

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The Master's programme in Economics offered by the NHH Norwegian School of Economics teaches tools to analyse markets and industries and the economic challenges facing private business, public institutions and international organisations.

About

The Economics profile studies what motivates and drives decisions for individuals, companies, competitors and authorities, and what determines prices, returns and economic allocations.

Understanding economic mechanisms is vital for the success of business and the design of public policy and this master’s programme offers a thorough and comprehensive education in economic theory and empirical methods.

Knowledge:

  • a solid understanding of microeconomic models analysing demand and consumer behaviour, competition and firm strategy, as well as market structure and information;
  • a solid understanding of macroeconomic models analysing growth and business cycles in the aggregate economy, inflation and employment, as well as monetary and fiscal policy;
  • knowledge of econometric methods to analyse economic data, and an understanding identification of causal effects and prediction;
  • an understanding of models and methods used in specialised areas in economics.

Skills:

  • the ability to work with and analyse analytic models of the economy;
  • a critical understanding of the main theoretical models describing economic behaviour both at the micro- and macroeconomic level;
  • the ability to analyse economic data and contrast and compare empirical predictions and implications across different economic models

International Opportunities

As an NHH student you have excellent opportunities to gain valuable international experience during your studies through exchange programmes, the CEMS Master's in International Management (MIM) joint degree and summer courses.

Career:

As an NHH graduate you have numerous career possibilities. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Macroeconomics 
  • Microeconomics 
  • Econometrics 
  • Industrial economics
  • Macroeconomics
  • International economics
  • Development economics
  • Labour economics
  • Public economics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    575

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You only need to take one of these tests:

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores and has provided a minimum required score range.

    Minimum required Quantitative Reasoning score:

    152

    The score range represents scores typically accepted at this institution.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

  • You need the following GMAT score:

    Required score: 600

    The GMAT - or Graduate Management Admission Test - is a frequent requirement for admission at management and business schools across the world. The GMAT score ranges between 200 and 800 and measures the verbal and quantitative reasoning of test-takers.

  • Bachelor Degree:
  • GMAT/GRE
  • Curriculum vitae (résumé) 
  • Documentation of financial ability
  • Documentation of identity

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
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  • National

    Free
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Living costs for Bergen

  • 10362 - 16830 NOK/month
    Living Costs

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