The Master's programme in Economics from Lund University provides you with deep and thorough knowledge of modern economic theories, concepts, techniques, and their applications. You will acquire the necessary skills to undertake advanced economic analysis and become familiar with state-of-the-art research.
The rigorous and research-based education will enable you to undertake advanced economic analysis by applying modern economic theory and state-of-the-art tools for handling data and conducting econometric analysis (using, for example, STATA and MATLAB).
The programme offers a wide range of elective courses (60 credits in total) allowing you to specialise in your field of interest. You also have the opportunity to study one semester abroad at one of our international partner universities.
A unique feature of the Master’s programme in Economics is the ability to tailor your degree in a direction of your interest. You can choose from different specialisations:
- Financial Economics
- International and Development Economics
- Public Economics with Health and Labour Economics
There is a broad and extensive labour market for economists both nationally and internationally. The demand for the competence of economists with a master’s degree is relatively constant over time or even growing.
Graduates find employment in government authorities and public institutions, in large companies, in the financial sector, in private research centres, in the health sector and in a large number of international institutions such as central banks, government departments, OECD, EU, The World Bank, development agencies, economics consultants, financial organisations, international corporations etc. The programme also provides excellent preparation for PhD studies.
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- Advanced Econometrics
- Advanced Macroeconomic Analysis
- Advanced Microeconomic Analysis
- Mathematical Methods
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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You should apply between mid-October to 15 January for studies starting in the autumn semester (August/September).
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- An undergraduate degree (BA/BSc) with at least 60 ECTS credits in economics which must include courses in intermediate microeconomics and econometrics (quantitative methods), or the equivalent knowledge.
- English 6/English course B.
- The selection is based on academic qualifications.
International11738 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 23477 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
Full programme/course tuition fee: SEK 240 000
Living costs for Lund
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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