Master

The master's degree programmes at the Department of Economics and Business Economics are research-based full-time degree programmes, which qualify students for employment in public and private sectors, nationally as well as internationally, and for admission to a relevant PhD programme based on economic and business theories and methods. The Master's degree programmes have three purposes. Firstly, to enhance students’ specialist knowledge and increases the theoretical and methodical qualifications that students have acquired from their Bachelor's degree programme. Secondly, to enable students to use advanced elements of economic theory and method. Finally, it qualifies the students to pursue and participate in academic work.

The Department of Economics and Business Economics offers four strings of master’s degree programmes:

Master's degree programmes in Economics and Business Administration (cand.merc.)

A Master in Economics and Business Administration provides the opportunity for students to become specialized in a defined field. The purpose of the degree programme in economics and business administration is for students to gain specialized competences enabling identification and implementation of solutions to economic and business administrative challenges within that field.

Master's degree programmes in Economics and Management (cand.oecon.)

A Master in Economics and Management provides the opportunity for students to create personal academic profiles across the fields of finance, macroeconomics, microeconomics, business economics and accounting.  The department offers about 40 elective courses each semester. The broad range of courses allows you to specialise in a particular field of interest and to compose an individual course program in cooperation with a faculty member.

Master's degree programmes in Mathematics-Economics (cand.scient.oecon.)

A Master in Mathematics-Economics provides the opportunity for students to create personal academic profiles across the fields of finance, economics and operations research. This includes topics such as econometrics, macroeconomics, microeconomics, business economics, accounting, operations research, logistics and supply chain management.  The degree is offered jointly by the Department of Economics and Business Economics and Department of Mathematics. The two departments offer about 40 elective courses each semester. The broad range of courses allows you to specialise in a particular field of interest and to compose an individual course programme in cooperation with a faculty member.

Master's degree programme in Business Administration with Subsidiary Subjects (cand.soc.)

A Master in Business Administration provides the opportunity for students to create personal academic profiles in business administration. The purpose of the degree programme in business administration with subsidiary subjects is for students to gain specialized competences and methodological proficiencies in business that enable them to identify and to implement solutions to business administrative challenges either as specialist in business administration or in combination with a subsidiary field.