Degree of Master of Science with a major in Economics, 120 credits
Start date: Autumn 2020
Fördjupa dig i nationalekonomi på mastersnivå för att utveckla din analytiska förmåga att lösa samhällsekonomiska problem. Kompletterande kurser i statistik gör att du får ordentliga verktyg att arbeta med och fördjupar din förmåga att analysera stora mängder data. Under programmet har du möjlighet att studera utomlands eller göra praktik i kombination med kurser. Efter avslutat program får du en filosofie masterexamen med huvudområdet nationalekonomi och möjlighet att jobba med spännande utmaningar i både privat och offentlig sektor.
Make the analyses for tomorrow’s decisions! In this programme interdisciplinary modules in collaboration with firms and organisation help developing your ability to solve real-world problems by applying suitable economic models and methods of data analysis.
This master programme in economics continue to build upon what you have learned before by focusing on applications of theories and econometric tools. After a foundation semester containing microeconomics, macroeconomics, mathematics, and econometrics you will embark upon a whole semester consisting of full-time modules on current topics in economics such as environmental economics and transportation economics.
These modules combine economic theories, with econometric tools and real-world examples from firms and organisations. The programme also offers courses in programming and machine learning to improve your data processing and technical skills, as well as a 10-week internship to get more real-world experience.
In this programme a 10-week internship is a compulsory course. This internship can be done anywhere in the world and is a great opportunity to further explore your understanding for how you can apply economic theories and tools to real-world problems.
Internationalization on campus
- This programme offers you a truly international vibe as most students at master level are from outside of Sweden. This is also the case for a large share of the teaching faculty. Hence, by simply being in the classroom at JIBS you can exchange experiences with people from all over the world.
2 years, 120 credits. Master of Science with a major in Economics.
After graduation you will have the skills to work closely with decision makers, processing and analysing large quantities of data and communicating your analyses to managers. Future workplaces may be domestic or international companies, public organisations, aid organisations, and organisations like the UN, the EU, and the OECD. Possible occupations are e.g. data analysts, strategists, and business developers.
After graduation you will also be eligible for the doctoral programme in economics at JIBS, as well as many other doctoral programmes in economics all over the world.
NB Preliminary list of courses
Mathematical Methods for Economic and Financial Analysis 7.5 Credits
Microeconomic Foundations of Economic and Financial Analysis 7.5 Credits
Advanced Macroeconomics and Growth 7.5 Credits
Economics of Cities and Spatial Methods 7.5 Credits
Analytical Methods for Economic and Financial Analysis 7.5 Credits
Advanced Geographical Economics 7.5 Credits
Advanced Econometric Analysis 7.5 Credits
Critical Analysis and Academic Writing 7.5 Credits
Study Abroad/Elective courses/Internship+Elective courses 30 Credits
Master Thesis in Economics 30 Credits