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Economics, M.Sc.

University of Oulu
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
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University of Oulu

Program description

Economics, M.Sc.

Master’s in Economics (Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration) at AACSB accredited Oulu Business School provides rigorous training of theoretical and methodological knowledge in Modern Economics. Program provides students with expertise and core competencies to work in demanding expert positions in government, business, and research.

Admission requirements

Students applying for the Program must possess an undergraduate or bachelor’s degree in Economics or a related subject. The quantitative nature of the ME Program ideally suits for those who have studied Economics, Finance, Accounting, Engineering, or Natural Sciences (e.g. Mathematics, Physics or Statistics).

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Program content

The two-year Program offers two specialization options:

  • Energy Economics and Smart Grid courses
  • Financial Economics

Tuition fees

Full Tuition fee for Non-EU student is 13000 / year

Full Tuition fee for EU student is free

Scholarships & funding

The University of Oulu International Scholarship Scheme provides scholarships to academically talented international students studying for a Master’s degree in the University of Oulu two-year International Master’s Programs or five -year Intercultural Teacher Education Program. The scholarships will be granted in the form of a tuition fee waiver covering 50% or 75% of the full tuition fee.

For more information, please visit the university website.


Upon completion of the master’s Program, you will be equipped to pursue a career as an economist in Finland or abroad.

You will have the opportunity to develop an interest in fields such as:

  • mathematical economics
  • industrial organization
  • energy economics
  • urban and regional economics
  • environmental economics
  • international macroeconomics
  • game theory
  • financial econometrics

Career opportunities

Possible titles include:

  • Economist
  • Economic Advisor
  • Investment Advisor
  • Industry Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • Economic Development Officer
  • Economic Consultant


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About this institute

University of Oulu

University of Oulu

The University of Oulu is an international science university focusing on future well-being and knowledge through multidisciplinary research and education. We provide students the tools to discover, utilize and apply new knowledge to create innovations for the future. At the...

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University of Oulu

Pentti Kaiteran katu 1
90570 Oulu

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