Master in International Economics

University of Southern Denmark

Program Description

Master in International Economics

University of Southern Denmark

Master in Economics - International Economics (MSc)

The international perspective is becoming increasingly important for understanding the development in the world economy. International trade, migration, movements of capital and financial flows profoundly influence local economic conditions in countries and regions. This programme applies your knowledge in economics to real-world issues in the global economy. As an economist you may be employed in a company, organisation, institution or you may work as a policy maker, and in each of these capacities your knowledge acquired from the programme will be extremely useful.

Teaching methods

The year is divided into two semesters: The autumn semester begins on September 1st and ends just before Christmas. The spring semester begins on February 1st and ends around May/June.

The teaching takes place primarily as lectures and possibly with practical assignment lessons as supplements. Furthermore, individual supervision can occur.

The student must purchase books and other educational material on his/her own.

Examination types

Each course is completed with an exam. The examination types vary, but can take form as e.g. a written exam, an oral exam, a take-home assignment or a multiple-choice test. The examination type for the individual course will be stated in the course description.

Career opportunities

Graduates from this profile find jobs in broad areas of both private and public institutions. In particular the programme qualifies the students to take positions in the following areas:

  • Government departments and agencies with international relations.
  • International organizations such as the EU, the IMF, the WTO, and the OECD.
  • Financial institutions and companies.
  • Private consultancy agencies.

Entry requirements

The admission requirement for the M.Sc. in Economics (cand.oecon.) in International Econimics is the Danish three-year Bachelor of Science in Economics, Bachelor of Science in Economics and Business Administration (HA) or Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Economy.

Applicants with other relevant backgrounds can also apply. The applications will be evaluated on an individual basis. It may be required of the applicants to take supplementary courses.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
2 years
Full time
8,500 EUR
Start date Sept. 2017
Denmark Odense
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 2 years
Price 8,500 EUR
Price for non EU/EEA students, per year