Master in Economics

University of Oulu

Program Description
AACSB Accredited

Master in Economics

University of Oulu

Master in Economics

Economics focuses on explaining the behavior of different economic agents, such as households, companies and general government. The aim is to describe, explain and model the modern market economy. Economics helps us to understand how markets are working and how we can affect their behavior through economic policy. Economics provides answers to questions like; what are the sources of economic growth as well as what is the connection between inflation and interest rates. Economics is also widely employed in investigating different field-specific issues covering topics from environmental applications to industrial organization. Economics is one of the few areas of science where the annual Nobel Prize is awarded.

Economics provides knowledge and skills which are required when working in demanding specialist and executive positions in corporations, governmental agencies or third sector organizations. A student who receives the master degree in economics is allowed to use the title economist.

Oulu Business School’s Master’s program in Economics (ME) is a two-year program offering expertise in a wide range of specializations in economics. The studies are comprised of micro and macroeconomics, quantitative methods and elective field-specific courses such as international economics and finance, growth, environmental and energy economics, industrial organization and regional economics. The quantitative nature of the ME ideally suits those who have studied economics, finance, accounting, natural sciences (e.g. mathematics) or engineering. The ME program also gives a good basis for further academic studies at the postgraduate level.

Occupational Profiles of Graduates

The job markets for economists are typically broad. The occupational profiles of graduates include demanding specialist and executive positions as well as research and teaching positions both in domestic and international corporations, governmental agencies or third sector organizations, amongst others.

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Last updated January 31, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2018
Duration
Duration
2 years
Full time
Price
Price
12,000 EUR
Information
Deadline
Contact school
Application round deadline: March 14-28, 2018.
Locations
Finland - Oulu
Start date: Sept. 2018
Application deadline Contact school
Application round deadline: March 14-28, 2018.
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Dates
Sept. 2018
Finland - Oulu
Application deadline Contact school
Application round deadline: March 14-28, 2018.
End date Contact school
Price
(for non-EU/EEA students, see Scholarships and Fees)