Economics, M.Sc. | Linnaeus University | Växjö, Sweden
24 months
Duration
11868 EUR/year
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About

In a globalized world, economists are needed to analyze and come to conclusions on economic conditions in a society in constant change. This Economics programme from Linnaeus University provides you with the tools you need to work with economic policy challenges.

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Overview

As a student on the master’s programme in Economics  from Linnaeus University , you will be equipped with theoretical and empirical tools for analyzing economic challenges in society, in order to be able to study the interplay between individuals, companies, organizations, countries, and other actors on different markets. The programme gives you an introduction to advanced empirical methods for descriptive statistical analysis, identification of causal effects and economic experiments. Compared to studies at first-cycle level, you will gain a deeper understanding of econometrics and statistics in general. During your third semester, you will have the opportunity to study abroad.

After completing the programme, you will be well prepared to work with analytical, decision-making, counselling, and investigative tasks, skills that you can apply in both the private and public sector. You will also be prepared for studies at third-cycle level since the content of the programme has close ties to research within different parts of the economics subject.

Career

The program is suitable for individuals who want to work with qualified tasks such as investigators and analysts in government, private organizations, companies and banks, etc. The program aims to build a general problem solving ability, which is useful in many different professions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Mathematical Economics
  • Advanced Econometrics
  • Advanced Microeconomics
  • Advanced Macroeconomics
  • Advanced empirical methods in economics
  • Advanced labour economics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in Economics, or business administration, or in another social science or natural science or the equivalent a minimum of 90 credits in Economics a minimum of 15 credits in Statistics, or in time series analysis regression, analysis or the equivalent 
  • English B/6 or the equivalent

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    11868 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23736 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.
  • Only for international students:
    • Tuition fee, first payment: 60,400 SEK
    • Tuition fee, total: 236,400 SEK

    Living costs for Växjö

    6090 - 10000 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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