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Economics, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (WUR) Karlstad, Sweden
If you are interested in national economy, the Master"s programme in Economics is ideal for you. Here is the chance to specialise further in exciting and current economic issues and get the chance to work with interesting tasks in the public and private sectors.
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Overview

If you are interested in national economy, the Master"s programme in Economics is ideal for you. Here is the chance to specialise further in exciting and current economic issues and get the chance to work with interesting tasks in the public and private sectors.

Employment Market

A Master"s degree in economics gives qualifications for positions that require great skills in economic analysis. Public agencies as well as private institutions, such as banks, are looking to employ people with such skills and abilities.

Degree

The Master"s programme in economics consists of 60 ECTS credits and leads to a Master of Science in Economics. The degree qualifies for doctoral studies and can include 15 ECTS credits Bachelor-level courses.

Further Studies

The programme provides a good basis for further advanced studies and research. The Master degree also qualifies the student for further studies within PhD program in the major field of study.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Behavioural Economics
  • Economic Policy Evaluation
  • International Macroeconomics
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Economics - Master's Thesis (one year)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    575

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General Requirements

Bachelor's Degree of at least 180 ECTS credits with a major in Economics including either the course

  • NEGB01 Economics - continuation course 30 ECTS credits or the courses
  • NEGB14 Macroeconomics 7.5 ECTS credits, NEGB22 Econometrics 7.5 ECTS credits and one of the courses NEGB13 Microeconomics 7.5 ECTS credits or NEGB25 Microeconomics and quantiative methods 15 ECTS credits.
  • STGA01 Statistics I 15 ECTS credits or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9444 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9444 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Total fee: 85,000 SEK (approximately €9,444)
  • If you are an exchange student, or if you have citizenship in a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are NOT required to pay application or tuition fees.

Living costs for Karlstad

  • 4000 - 8500 SEK/month
    Living Costs

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

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