Economics - master
The Master's Degree program in Economics provides a deeper understanding of theoretical and applied economic analysis, methodology and empirical research. Students will have the opportunity to work independently through self-study and assignments.
|Qualification:||Master's Degree in Economics.|
|Admission requirements:||A bachelor's Degree in Economics or equivalent|
|Application deadline:||15 April|
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The Master's Degree programme in Economics will provide a deeper understanding of theoretical and applied economic analysis, methodology and empirical research. The programme also provides a basis for independent scientific work.
A Master's candidate is expected to have advanced and comprehensive knowledge of economic methodology, theories, concepts and relevant scientific approaches. The candidates who complete the programme are expected to have achieved the following learning outcomes, defined by general competence, knowledge and skills.
- extensive and broad knowledge of economic theory as well as solid skills in mathematical and econometric methods; in accordance with national and international standards in economics.
- should have acquired comprehensive knowledge at a high level in applied and theoretical economics
- find and evaluate relevant sources in a critical manner, and should further be able to generate independent assessments and develop projects.
- present information and ideas in an instructive manner to both researchers and the general public.
- formulate relevant research questions in an independent manner, and analyze large amounts of information by applying economic models and quantitative methods in line with scientific and ethical standards.
- participate in and lead projects and contribute to research activities.
- carry out analytical and management tasks as well as assume responsibility for such tasks in knowledge-intensive environments, such as private businesses, government and NGOs.
- acquired in-depth and specialized disciplinary competence through their education.
- Have a sufficient foundation to participate in research projects and embark on doctoral studies
- analyse economic issues that require skills at a high level.
- apply their knowledge and skills in economic theory and methods in new areas to perform advanced tasks and projects.
Admission to the Master's programme in Economics requires a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Economics (for example an equivalent degree can be another Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 80 ECTS in Economics.) Students applying for admission must have a minimum grade point average of C.
The application deadline for Norwegian and other Nordic applicants is April 15th for admisson to the autumn semester.
The application deadline for applicants from outside the Nordic countries (self-financing students) si December 1st for admission to the autumn semester.
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