The Economics program at Stockholm School of Economics puts an emphasis on problem-solving skills that can be applied in a wide variety of settings and offers an invaluable start to your career. By using modern economic analysis and quantitative empirical methods SSE will give you the tools to analyze complex real world problems in public policy making, as well as in private business and international organizations.
The specializations in Applied Economic Analysis and International Economics have a joint intake. Once accepted, you choose your specialization after completing a common first semester.
The Stockholm School of Economics's program is best suited for students with a strong undergraduate background in economics. It demands an excellent analytical ability and the ambition to put your work to the test with the very best people in the field. All courses are given in English by internationally renowned faculty.
You will be equipped to address challenging economic problems. By means of modern economic analysis and quantitative empirical methods it will give you the tools to analyze complex real world problems in public policy making as well as in private business and in international organizations. If you are looking to start your career with a deep understanding of economics, this is where to begin.
You can look forward to a wide range of possible careers. The following are examples of the types of organizations/fields that demand the kind of skills that a MSc in Economics provides:
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You only need to take one of these language tests:
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You only need to take one of these tests:
You need the following GMAT score:
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This programme accepts GRE® scores and has provided a minimum required score range.
Minimum required Quantitative Reasoning score:
The score range represents scores typically accepted at this institution.
The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
1. Bachelor's degree
Should contain at least 90 ECTS in Social Sciences (including but not limited to Economics, Business Administration and Political Science), with a minimum of 30 ECTS specifically in Economics.2. GMAT or GRE test result
4. Motivation & supporting attachments
Citizens of an EU/EEA country or Switzerland are not required to pay tuition fees.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
A number of SSE full and partial scholarships are offered every year to cover fully / partially the tuition fee for MSc / BSc programs for non-EU/EEA citizens.
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