The MSc program in Economics will equip you to address challenging economic problems and provide you with excellent tools to pursue careers in both the public and private sector.
The program puts an emphasis on problem-solving skills that can be applied in a wide variety of settings and offers an invaluable start to your career. By using modern economic analysis and quantitative empirical methods we give you the tools to analyze complex real world problems in public policy making, as well as in private business and international organizations.
Two specializations are offered: • Applied Economic Analysis • International Economics
The specializations in Applied Economic Analysis and International Economics have a joint intake. Once accepted, you choose your specialization after completing a common first semester.
The program is best suited for students with a strong undergraduate background in economics. It demands an excellent analytical ability and the ambition to put your work to the test with the very best people in the field. All courses are given in English by internationally renowned faculty.
You will be equipped to address challenging economic problems. By means of modern economic analysis and quantitative empirical methods it will give you the tools to analyze complex real world problems in public policy making as well as in private business and in international organizations. If you are looking to start your career with a deep understanding of economics, this is where to begin.
Bachelor degree Should contain at least 90 ECTS in Social Sciences (including but not limited to Economics, Business Administration and Political Science), with a minimum of 30 ECTS specifically in Economics.
GMAT or GRE GMAT (total score) of 600 or more. GRE score (quantitative) of 155 or more. For both formats the recommended score for Analytical Writing part - in the range of 4.5-5.0 or higher.
Proficiency in English IELTS Academic score at least 7 TOEFL iBT total score at least 100
English language test exemptions (ONLY THESE CASES): English as native language Bachelor’s degree from a program conducted completely in English Qualifications “English B” from Swedish upper secondary school (ONLY Swedish schools).
Motivation & supporting attachments Relevant work experience and extracurricular activities may be taken into account.
MSc in Economics
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