Economics is about choice and the impact of our choices on one another. The subject Economics relates to every aspect of our lives – from the decisions we make as individuals and families to the structures created by governments and firms.
The specific objective of the programme is for students to acquire the tools for economic analysis and apply them to public and private policy-making related to tourism and events. Our students develop advanced skills in terms of solid knowledge in economic theory, in particular, microeconomic theory and quantitative methods, for understanding and analysing economic problems especially related to the tourism and event industry.
Why should you take this programme?
- Strong international focus to the programme
- Excellent networking opportunities with current students and alumni from around the world
- Employment opportunities upon graduation exist in multinational companies, the public sector and NGOs
- Flexibility to choose your own thesis topic within the field or write your thesis using the ongoing research at the University.
Who should study Economics?
Students with degree studies in Economics and other related fields who wish to further their understanding of how economic policy affects tourism business and society are strongly encouraged to apply.
As the programme requires thesis work, it is ideal for students who are looking to pursue research or who want to demonstrate to future employers their ability to understand and integrate economic theory and methods into real-life situations.
ECONOMICS OF TOURISM: WHAT WILL YOU STUDY?
The programme is a one-year Master in Economics of Tourism and Events. All courses are taught in English. After passing all courses, including the thesis work, the student is awarded the Degree of Master of Science with a major in Economics. The programme comprises 60 credits (1 credit = 1 ECTS) and begins the first week of September, which is the start of the fall semester.
ECONOMICS OF TOURISM: CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
After completing the programme, students will be prepared for staff and management positions that require the integration of microeconomic analysis and advanced quantitative methods in the public or private sector.
The private sector related to tourism and events offers a broad list of consultancy, trading, finance and analyst positions along with, by way of example, numerous public sector jobs, jobs in education and NGOs.
Bachelor’s degree comprising at least 180 credits, Main Field of Study: Economics and Data and Statistics, first cycle level 1, 7,5 credits or equivalent knowledge Documented language proficiency knowledge equivalent to English B/English 6 at Swedish upper secondary school.
First tuition fee instalment: 52,769 SEK
Total tuition fee: 105,615 SEK
EU/EEA Citizens or exchange students are not required to pay fees.
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Last updated January 29, 2018