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2 years
Full time
Master's degree
Växjö
English
31 August 2020
Application deadline: 15 January 2020
170,000 SEK
Linnaeus University

Program description

Economics, Master Program

In a globalized world, economists are needed to analyze and come to conclusions on economic conditions in a society in constant change. This Program provides you with the tools you need to work with economic policy challenges.

As a student on the master’s Program in economics, you will be equipped with theoretical and empirical tools for analyzing economic challenges in society, in order to be able to study the interplay between individuals, companies, organizations, countries, and other actors on different markets. The Program gives you an introduction to advanced empirical methods for descriptive statistical analysis, identification of causal effects and economic experiments. Compared to studies at first-cycle level, you will gain a deeper understanding of econometrics and statistics in general. During your third semester, you will have the opportunity to study abroad.

Admission requirements

General entry requirements for second-cycle studies and specific entry requirements: Bachelor Degree in Economics, or business administration, or in another social science or natural science or the equivalent a minimum of 90 credits in Economics a minimum of 15 credits in Statistics, or in time series analysis regression, analysis or the equivalent English B/6 or the equivalent


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Tuition fees

Tuition fees for Students Outside EU­/EES­/Switzerland is 170000 SEK.

Qualification

Master of Science or Master of Science in Business and Economics.

After completing the program

You will be well prepared to work with analytical, decision-making, counselling, and investigative tasks, skills that you can apply in both the private and public sector. You will also be prepared for studies at third-cycle level since the content of the Program has close ties to research within different parts of the economics subject.

Career opportunities

The program is suitable for individuals who want to work with qualified tasks such as investigators and analysts in government, private organizations, companies and banks, etc. The program aims to build a general problem solving ability, which is useful in many different professions.

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Linnaeus University

Linnaeus University is a modern, international university named after Carl Linnaeus – a world-renowned Swedish scientist who was born in the Småland region where the university is located. We offer a modern university, with the highest possible quality in education....


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Why study at Linnaeus University

Sweden ranked #3 study abroad country

Sweden has been ranked the #3 study abroad country in Europe for 2020! With a high English language proficiency and the headquarters of companies like H&M and Spotify, Sweden was also ranked #1 in Europe for students who want to achieve their career goals.

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351 95 Växjö
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