Degree of Master of Science (120 credits) with a major in Economics
The focus on regional opportunities and challenges are highly relevant to both developed and developing countries. This programme provides a deepening education in the field of economics and, especially, regional economics, and will allow you to develop your analytical skills and abilities
The programme aims to build students’ core competencies to work with economic issues at various spatial levels; international, inter-regional, and local. During the first year, students learn theoretical and quantitative analytical skills. In the second year the programme aims to further deepen the students’ competencies in the area of spatial economics. Strengthening econometric competencies is at the core of first-year’s courses. The last term is devoted to writing a comprehensive thesis, which is conducted in close collaboration with faculty. This gives you the opportunity to establish links with the research faculty and also gain insight into the academic milieu and knowledge about how to conduct research. In addition, many researchers within the economics faculty specialize within the field of regional economics, creating an excellent match.
The programme includes several method courses which give the students the tools and skills to analyse and process data and draw conclusions. Thus, this programme combines theoretical knowledge with useful practical skills. The combination of economics, statistics forms a broad foundation for future career choices.
The programme attracts students and instructors from around the world, This international atmosphere contributes to a broad perspective of the issues discussed in class.
English proficiency and experience in working with individuals from different cultures are also important skills for taking part in working life.
The applicant must hold the minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (i.e the equivalent of 180 ECTS credits at an accredited university) in economics, or equivalent. The students must have at least 60 credits in Economics. Furthermore, a minimum of 15 ECTS credits in statistics/econometrics is required. Proof of English proficiency is required.
- copy of valid passport
- University Acceptance letter
- Health insurance
- Bank Statement
- Copy of passport
- Certificate of marriage for registered partner
- Certificate of birth for each child
Tuition fee for the first semester: 60000 SEK
Total tuition fee: 240000 SEK
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
Like everywhere, living costs in Sweden depend on your personal lifestyle and where you live. Here’s an average monthly budget:
Food: SEK 2,000
Accommodation: SEK 3,700
Local travel: SEK 550
Phone/internet: SEK 300
Hobby/leisure, miscellaneous: SEK 1,450
Total: SEK 8,000 (around €850 or $1,000).
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