By choosing this Master in Economics at University of Osloyou will get the opportunity to take courses taught by some of Norway’s leading economists and be part of an academic environment that prides it self on being on the forefront of economic research.
Through this programme you will get a good foundation in core economic disciplines like micro- and macroeconomics, econometrics and mathematics, combined with elective courses that offer themes and topics that are based on the research interests of the academic staff. This means that you will have a choice of courses with a diversity of topics like; Demography, International Economics, Behavioural Economics, Economic Policy, Industry Markets and Competition, Money Credit and Finance, Growth and Development, Resources Energy and Environment. This diversity of topics makes it possible to tailor you degree according to your own academic interests.
You may take part of your degree abroad at one of our partner Universities. What about a semester in Shanghai, Essex, Barcelona or San Diego (USA)? As a master’s student in Economics you will be able to choose from UiO’s long list of exchange agreements with Universities across the world.
- understanding at an advanced level about the complex economics mechanism that characterise modern society
- in depth knowledge about economic theory regarding the utilisation and allocation of resources, including labour, natural resources and capital
- in which way the economy is influenced by economic policy, technological advances and demographic conditions
- analyse how markets for goods and services function and how income is generated and distributed. Such analyses may have a national and international perspective, and a time frame that may be either short-term (business-cycles and crises) or long term (economic growth)
- to formulate mathematical economic models, as well as how to quantify model parameters from data from Norway or other countries
- use of econometric- and mathematical methods
- insight into special fields of your choice, like energy economics, competition policy, industrial economics, financial markets, environmental and resource economics, development economics and international trade and globalisation
More informationVisit official programme website
- Mathematics 2: Calculus and Linear Algebra
- Microeconomics and Game Theory
- Macroeconomic Theory
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Deadline passed, National
- Deadline passed, International
- Deadline passed, EEA/EU
DisciplinesEconomics View 16 other Masters in Economics in Norway
- Scan of non-Norwegian passport or ID card
- Documentation of English language proficiency
- Documentation of completed upper secondary education
- Final bachelor's degree diploma(s)/certificate(s)
- Transcript of records for your bachelor's degree
- Degree/ relevant courses to be completed - Only applicable for Nordic and EU/EEA/Swiss Citizens and applicants with a permanent or renewable residence permit in Norway
- Final degree diploma and transcript of records
- Documentation of financing (if applicable)
InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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Apply and win up to €6000 to cover your tuition fees.