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11738 EUR/year
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About

The Master's programme in Economics from Lund University brings you the quantitative skills and analytical mindset that are essential for a successful career in governmental organizations, international institutions, and private sector firms such as banks and economic consultancies.

Overview

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.

Specialisations

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:

  • Econometrics
  • Financial Economics
  • International and Development Economics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Public Economics with Health and Labour Economics

Career prospects

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Econometrics 
  • Advanced Macroeconomic Analysis
  • Advanced Microeconomic Analysis
  • Mathematical Methods

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11738 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23477 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based 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

7428 - 11057 SEK /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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