24 months
4254 EUR/year
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Umea University's Master’s programme in Economics will look to grow your analytical mindset and to provide you with the tools to dissect complex and challenging economic problems.


Key facts

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.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Econometrics
  • Mathematics
  • Labour Economics
  • Public Economics
  • Macroeconomics

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.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4254 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4254 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • Tuition fee, first instalment: SEK 46,500

Living costs for Umeå

7125 - 11770 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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