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Economics

University of Karlstad

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
12222 EUR/year
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If you are interested in national economy, the Master"s programme in Economics delivered by University of Karlstad 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.

Overview

If you are interested in national economy, the Master"s programme in Economics at University of Karlstad 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)

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

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. Upper secondary level English 6 or B or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12222 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12222 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.
  • If you are an exchange student, or if you have citizenship in a EU or EEA country, or Switzerland, you are NOT required to pay application or tuition fees.

Funding

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