Advanced Economics and Finance

Copenhagen Business School (CBS)

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
15200 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Through this Advanced Economics and Finance from Copenhagen Business School (CBS) you will learn to discuss, analyse and solve real-life problems relating to economic and financial decision-making in corporations, understand the fluctuations and drivers of financial markets, and test ideas at the forefront of academic research. 


The MSc in Advanced Economics and Finance accommodates the need for economists with strong quantitative competencies. The Advanced Economics and Finance program from Copenhagen Business School (CBS) is a thorough preparation for a variety of careers. Graduates are working in the financial sector, consulting firms or joined a PhD program in economics or finance.

Career opportunities

The programme has been created to accommodate the need for economists with strong quantitative competencies at banks, mortgage credit institutions, pension funds, insurance companies, investment or central banks and major consultancy companies. These will also typically be the areas in which graduates will find employment. The strong theoretical focus of the programme additionally provides excellent preparation for a PhD study.

You will learn to work independently with economic and financial problems, and thus obtain qualifications to work as a key analyst in financial institutions and consultancy as well the business community in general wherever strong, quantitative financial and economic skills are needed. The programme also makes you a strong candidate for working in research departments – i.e. in the development of new products in financial institutions, like structured products and derivatives for investment banks

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contract, Agency, and Game Theory 
  • Asset Pricing 
  • Corporate Finance 
  • Econometrics 
  • Advanced Industrial Organization 
  • Derivatives and Risk Management 
  • Corporate Governance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

Your educational background will be subject to an overall individual assessment in order to establish if the academic areas listed below are covered to a sufficient extent

The specific entry requirements are minimum 30 ECTS-points within one or more of the following areas:

  • Economics (e.g. economic theory, micro economics, macro economics, international economics, monetary economics)
  • Finance (e.g. corporate finance, investment analysis, managerial finance, international finance, derivatives)
  • Quantitative methods (e.g. statistics, econometrics, mathematics)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15200 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.


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Advanced Economics and Finance
Copenhagen Business School (CBS)


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