Master’s programme in Economics

MSc in Business and Economics, major in Economics | 2 years | 120 credits

The Master’s programme in Economics brings you the quantitative skills and analytical mindset that are essential for a successful career in governmental organizations, international institutions, and private sector firms such as banks and economic consultancies.

The programme provides you with deep and thorough knowledge of modern economic theories, concepts, techniques, and their applications. You will acquire the necessary skills to undertake advanced economic analysis and become familiar with state-of-the-art research.

The rigorous and research-based education will enable you to undertake advanced economic analysis by applying modern economic theory and state-of-the-art tools for handling data and conducting econometric analysis (using, for example, STATA and MATLAB).

The programme offers a wide range of elective courses (60 credits in total) allowing you to specialise in your field of interest. You also have the opportunity to study one semester abroad at one of our international partner universities.

We offer a high-quality learning experience. The lecturers are dedicated to teaching but also research active, ensuring you access to the latest developments in their fields.

Taken together, the programme equips you with a comprehensive package of knowledge, skills, and tools crucial for understanding and analysing the key economic issues of today and tomorrow.

The programme equips us with the necessary quantitative skills in mathematics, statistical methods, and econometrics to test theories, carry out policy analysis, and pursue original research at the PhD level. Besides economics, you learn to work in a truly international environment and adapt to different cultures and ways of working. The workload is high and the pace is incredibly fast. The relationships between professors and students is, unlike in many other countries, very warm and informal. The professors are always available for students.

Alfred Romero Molina (Spain)

Next programme start

August 2019

Arrival day

20 August 2019

Application deadline

15 January 2019


2 years, full time

Tuition fee

SEK 120.000 per year EU/EAA citizens are not required to pay tuition fees.