Master in Microeconomics

University of Southern Denmark

Program Description

Master in Microeconomics

University of Southern Denmark

Master in Economics - Microeconomics (MSc)

New technologies constantly change the frames for the competition between companies and their interaction with the consumers. The intensified use of the internet and modern commutation technology creates new networks and changes the behaviour of consumers on the markets. The microeconomic profile gives you a profound basis for both understanding and reacting to these changes. It improves your knowledge of economic markets, which may take many forms. You obtain strong analytical, technical, and quantitative skills allowing you to pursue a career as an economist – nationally or globally – in industry, consultancies, public institutions, ministries, organizations , and academia.

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

Students will develop strong analytical, technical and quantitative skills allowing them to pursue a career as an economist - nationally or globally - in industry, consultancies, public institutions, ministries and public or private organizations.

A typical job description could be:

  • Economic Advisor
  • Project Manager
  • Manager
  • Consultant

Entry requirements

The admission requirement for the M.Sc. in Economics (cand.oecon.) in Microeconimics 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