Master of Science in Economics

Two year full-time

120 credits

Who Should Apply?

Are you concerned with sustainability and interested in how economics can help us face future sustainability challenges? Do you want to find real solutions to important problems rather than relying on quick fixes? Are you curious, analytical, hardworking and want to be challenged to further develop your skills in economics? Then this programme in economics is for you.

You will develop institutional knowledge and practical tools to analyse common economic problems in markets and organisations, including issues such as taxes, externalities, public goods, competition and information problems.

"The master's level is tougher, but you also get a deeper understanding of subjects that you were introduced to at the bachelor's level, which means that you can use the knowledge in more areas."

About the Programme

The Master’s programme in Economics combines advanced analytical tools with policy applications. As an economics student at the School of Business, Economics and Law, you will meet knowledgeable and dedicated teachers and classmates from all around the world. During the two years, you will develop your knowledge to a new level. Our graduates hold advanced positions where they make use of the skills they achieved during their studies.

Tuition fee for this programme

170 000 SEK for two years of full-time studies No fees are charged for EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students

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Contact a Student

Do you want to know more about what it is like studying the programme or being a student at the School?

Get in touch with our students and ask your questions. We have students from all over the world and you can write to them in several languages.

After Graduation

Graduates of the programme receive the degree Master of Science in Economics. You will be prepared to work at a broad range of international organisations, private and public industries with positions as professional economist, financial advisors or project manager.


Graduates hired quickly

78% of the students found employment within 6 months of completing their studies. 44% found positions before they completed their studies.

Would you recommend the programme?

96% of the students would recommend the School to prospective students.


How qualified were your work duties?

65% of the students thought they had qualified work duties.


Did your work tasks at your first job relate to your education?

83% of the students thought their work tasks were related to their education.


Average monthly salary

The students initial salary is between 27 000 - 28 999 SEK

The survey comprises 28 students who graduated from the programme in 2020. Survey response rate: 82%.