At Umea University's Master’s programme in Economics there is an emphasis placed on problem-solving skills that are essential for a successful career as an economist, in government and public policy making, private sector and international organisations, or to continue with PhD studies in economics.
If you are a student that is wanting to understand and evaluate economic policy and perform advanced economic analysis, our Master’s programme will deepen your knowledge of modern economic theories, their techniques and application. The programme will therefore equip you with a strong theoretical foundation with the option to specialize in either Environmental and Resource Economics, or Health Economics as your profile of choice.
Taken together, the programme provides a deep understanding of economics, that allows you to analyze key current as well as future economic issues, and provide you with competencies that will kick-start your career as an economist.
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- Labour Economics
- Public Economics
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
- Apply before , National
DisciplinesEconomics Econometrics View 9 other Masters in Econometrics in Sweden
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A Bachelor's degree or equivalent first-cycle qualification comprising of at least 180 ECTS or a corresponding qualification from an internationally recognised university. 75 ECTS in economics and 15 ECTS in statistics, econometrics, mathematics or equivalent.
- Documented language proficiency equivalent to English 6/B from Swedish upper secondary school.
International4522 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4522 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
- Application fee SEK900
- Tuition fee, first instalment SEK46,500
- Total fee SEK186,000
Living costs for Umeå
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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