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Mathematics-Economics, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
At the Mathematics-Economics programme at the University of Copenhagen, you will work with economic modeling and its deeper foundation in advanced mathematics and statistics. 

About

You can design your own study track where you focus on e.g. finance, operation analysis or economic theory. 

The Mathematics-Economics programme at the University of Copenhagen gives you the prerequisites to understand economic models, their mathematical foundations, and their application in the financial and political world as well as in the public sector.

Career Opportunities

The job opportunities are very good for MSc graduates in mathematics-economics. For example, many mathematical economists work in Denmark and abroad in the financial sector with advanced model development for banks and insurance companies, and others work at national banks and public institutions, and also as researchers at universities. 

The close collaboration and relationship with economics is also reflected in the fact that many economic advisers and experts are mathematical economists.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Econometrics: Statistical Analysis of Econometric Time Series 
  • Macroeconomics – Business Cycles and Monetary Stabilization Policy
  • Microeconomics – Industrial Organization
  • Finance: Dynamic Portfolio Choice
  • Advanced Probability Theory
  • Stochastic Processes in Non-Life Insurance
  • Computational Finance 
  • Stochastic Processes in Life Insurance

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    83

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    560

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General Requirements

If you have completed a Bachelor’s degree or are enrolled in the final semester of a Bachelor’s programme you are eligible to apply for the Master’s programme in Mathematics-Economics.

If you hold one of the degrees listed below, you are considered to meet all academic requirements.

  • BSc in Mathematics-Economics from the University of Copenhagen 

Other bachelor’s degrees

  • If you have a bachelor’s degree other than those listed above, you must submit additional documentation along with your application so the University can evaluate whether or not you meet the admission requirements.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10724 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5362 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Tuition fee: DKK 40,000 per semester

Living costs for Copenhagen

  • 7928 - 13460 DKK/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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