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A masters is the first level of graduate coursework and can be obtained after you receive a bachelor’s degree. Earning a masters usually requires two years of full-time study, which amounts to 36 to 54 semester credits.

 

An exciting and unique field, economics and administration involves the study of both the larger economy and individual behavior within that economy. An advanced knowledge of economics plus training in business, finance and public policy afford many career opportunities for experts to assist both public and private sector organizarions.

Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. Sweden borders Norway and Finland, and is connected to Denmark by a bridge-tunnel across the Øresund. Sweden is a developed post-industrial society with an advanced welfare state. The standard of living and life expectancy rank among the highest in the world.

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Master’s Programme in Design for Creative and Immersive Technology

Stockholm University, Department of Computer and System Sciences (DSV)
Campus Full time 2 semesters September 2019 Sweden Stockholm

Students learn the basics for design for creative and immersive technology as well as the basics for Internet of Things. New platforms, based on technology such as 5G, Internet of things, eXtended Reality and Artificial Intelligence are discussed. Furthermore, it is investigated how these platforms can use virtual environments to interact with society. [+]

Life has changed profoundly with the arrival of the digital age, but we are still only in the infancy of the development. Innovative technology and the ways we interact with it has facilitated social connections and sped up communication infrastructure, but also disrupted older media and foundational societal structures. While society is still struggling to grasp the effects of social media and smartphones, further developments are rapidly underway in creative and immersive technologies such as the Internet of Things, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, eXtended Reality, Artificial Intelligence and Big Data to name only a few.

In a chaotic and rapidly changing technological landscape, there is an urgent need for people who understand all three core aspects of design: technology itself, the individual user and societal implications of introducing new technology. This program will train you to create new technology, while heeding user needs and wants as well as larger societal transformations.... [-]


Distance Master's Programme in Decision analysis and Data science

Stockholm University, Department of Computer and System Sciences (DSV)
Online Full time 2 years September 2019 Sweden Stockholm

Students learn how to employ decision support systems, risk management and the basics of data science. The second year students choose track and deepens the knowledge in either decision analysis or data science. This programme is suitable for graduates from various disciplines. [+]

We run into decision problems almost everywhere, and a proper handling of them is fundamental for a well-functioning society. Decisions that are not thought through and made by gut feeling often lead to unfavourable consequences. In this programme you will learn how to handle decision situations in a systematic way so that preferred consequences are probable.

You will be made familiar with all the stages in decision making, from selecting, gathering and processing background information, structuring of the problem and assessing the consequences to making the actual decision based on rational principles.

Programme outline

The programme has two tracks: data science or decision and risk analysis. In the first year you will learn about both subject areas and in the second year you will specialise in either one.... [-]


Master in Economics

Dalarna University
Campus 1 year September 2019 Sweden Borlänge

This Master's Programme in Economics is designed to equip you with the analytical tools you will need for work in the field of Economics. The specific objective of the program is for you to acquire tools for economic analysis and to apply these in policymaking in the public and private sectors. You will develop advanced skills in terms of a solid knowledge in economic theory – in particular, microeconomic theory and quantitative methods – for understanding and analyzing economic problems. These skills are essential for a practicing economist in many applied fields. [+]

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This Master's Program in Economics is designed to equip you with the analytical tools you will need for work in the field of Economics. The specific objective of the program is for you to acquire tools for economic analysis and to apply these in policymaking in the public and private sectors. You will develop advanced skills in terms of a solid knowledge in economic theory – in particular, microeconomic theory and quantitative methods – for understanding and analyzing economic problems. These skills are essential for a practicing economist in many applied fields.

Solid training in research is emphasized through the requirement of thesis work. In the writing of the thesis, you will demonstrate and practice your ability to integrate economic theory and methods in a context raised by the research question.... [-]


Master in Financial Engineering

Mälardalen University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Sweden Eskilstuna

Financial Engineering is a carefully designed Master's programme, belonging to the popular educational area of financial engineering. Focusing on both theoretical and quantitative computer-based methods of financial analysis, the programme provides an advanced basis in mathematics, oriented towards financial real-life problems. [+]

The Master's programme in Financial Engineering provides you with advanced qualifications in mathematics and finance, covering a wide range of topics from the management of financial portfolios to risk analysis in financial markets. As a graduate, you will be in demand for senior positions in the international world of finance.

The programme

Financial Engineering is a carefully designed Master's programme, belonging to the popular educational area of financial engineering. Focusing on both theoretical and quantitative computer-based methods of financial analysis, the programme provides an advanced basis in mathematics, oriented towards financial real-life problems.

Research is concentrated on financial mathematics, financial engineering, financial and risk management software, actuarial mathematics, applied statistics, stochastic processes, and simulation. To prepare you for a senior position in finance, advanced financial software and programming languages are systematically used in the teaching process. You also have the opportunity to be involved in research activities.... [-]


Master in Applied Statistics

Örebro University
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Sweden Örebro

The Master's program in statistics provides in-depth and broad theoretical knowledge, focused on applications and practical usage of statistical theory and methodology. It prepares you to take on an essential role in statistical modelling and design, and for making own methodological contributions. Would you like to do research in statistics? Then this programme is set up for you! [+]

The Master's program in statistics provides in-depth and broad theoretical knowledge, focused on applications and practical usage of statistical theory and methodology. It prepares you to take on an essential role in statistical modelling and design, and for making own methodological contributions. Would you like to do research in statistics? Then this programme is set up for you!

Education is in English and the program attracts students from several parts of the world, all with a common focus on the statistics profession. Our teachers also have extensive work experience and network contacts.

As one out of only two universities in the Nordic countries, Örebro University offers a European Master in Official Statistics (EMOS) accredited by Eurostat - the statistical office of the European Union. The EMOS option includes a 15 credits internship at a statistical authority and qualifies you for an international career in official statistics.... [-]


Master in Mathematics and Modelling. Specialisation: Mathematical Statistics and Financial Mathematics

Linnaeus University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Sweden Teleborg

This programme will suit anyone who is interested in mathematics and wants to apply his or her skills to problem-solving and for creating new mathematical models. It also gives you the possibility to start an academic career. In Mathematical Statistics and Financial Mathematics, you study courses in mathematics but you also train stochastic thinking and statistic skills. It contains courses in e.g. probability theory, stochastic analysis, insurance mathematics and financial modeling. [+]

The technology we use in today's society is to an ever-increasing extent based on mathematical models and calculations.

This programme will suit anyone who is interested in mathematics and wants to apply his or her skills to problem-solving and for creating new mathematical models. It also gives you the possibility to start an academic career.

There are three specializations (all end with a master thesis work).

Mathematical Statistics and Financial Mathematics: You study courses in mathematics but you also train stochastic thinking and statistic skills. It contains courses in e.g. probability theory, stochastic analysis, insurance mathematics and financial modeling.

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Master in International Financial Analysis

Jönköping University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Sweden Jönköping

Deepen your knowledge of financial markets and financial analysis in a unique environment. [+]

Deepen your knowledge of financial markets and financial analysis in a unique environment.

The operation of financial markets is one of the most complex topics of study due to what underlies them: interactions among human beings, with all of their conceptions and misconceptions about the reactions of other human beings.

This one-year programme provides you with the theoretical background and the advanced mathematical and empirical tools required in advanced financial ana­lysis.

The education aims to provide stu­dents with advanced analytical skills suita­ble to support the financial operations of firms and financial institutions in general. The curriculum is specially designed to match the requirements faced by subjects operating in international markets, taking into account the need for continuous renewal and the constant development of the business environment.... [-]


Master in Accounting, Valuation & Financial Management

Stockholm School of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Sweden Stockholm

The MSc in Accounting, Valuation and Financial Management is designed to prepare students for careers such as financial analyst, business controller, chief financial officer (CFO), investment banker, consultant, and auditor. [+]

As a graduate from this program, you will have a deep understanding of how financial and non-financial controls can be integrated and used for steering purposes in multinational companies, how large companies report to external share- and stakeholders and how those evaluate the financial and non-financial performance of companies.

Key topics include financial reporting principles, business control, capital budgeting, financial analysis and corporate valuation. In all these courses SSE will take an analytical and international perspective. For example, in the financial reporting core courses SSE does not teach Swedish GAAP but rather focus on the main concepts and principles that lie behind most international accounting standards such as IFRS. Consequently, the insights you get in the program remain valuable also when concrete financial standards change. SSE sees accounting as a language you need to understand in order to properly analyze and understand a business corporation.... [-]


Master in Economics

Stockholm School of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Sweden Stockholm

The two-year MSc program in Economics (120 ECTS credits) equips you to address challenging economic problems and excellent tools to pursue careers in the public and private sector. [+]

The two-year MSc program in Economics (120 ECTS credits) will equip you to address challenging economic problems and provide you with excellent tools to pursue careers in both the public and the private sector.

The program puts an emphasis on problem-solving skills that can be applied in a wide variety of settings and offers an invaluable start to your career. By using modern economic analysis and quantitative empirical methods, the program gives you the tools to analyze complex real-world problems in public policy making, as well as in private business and international organizations.

Two specializations are offered:

Applied Economic Analysis. International Economics.

The specializations in Applied Economic Analysis and International Economics have a joint intake. Once accepted to the M.Sc. in Economics, you choose your specialization after completing a common first semester.... [-]


Master in Finance

Stockholm School of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Sweden Stockholm

The MSc in Finance combines a rigorous, research-based curriculum with extensive real-world applications and operational skill building. [+]

The program is taught by experienced faculty with outstanding expertise in financial topics. Topics covered include modern Capital Markets, Valuation (including options), Fixed Income, and Capital Structure. Electives include Value Investing, Restructuring, Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity and International Finance.

The Master of Finance has been one of the most popular master programs in Europe, thanks to a great learning environment and outstanding career opportunities offered after graduation. Finance graduates pursue careers in investment banking, corporate finance, private equity, investment management, consulting, as well as non-finance positions. The large financial firms from Stockholm and London visit campus regularly and hire many of our graduates.... [-]


Master's Programme in Statistical Sciences

Umeå School of Business, Economics and Statistics - Umeå University
Campus Full time 1 year August 2019 Sweden Umeå

This one-year programme offers broad and high-level training in both applied and computational statistics as well as in the foundations of the statistical theory. You will gain a solid knowledge of statistical methods and hone your skills to critically analyze and interpret data and to communicate the results of your analysis. [+]

Master's Programme in Statistical Sciences

This one-year programme offers broad and high-level training in both applied and computational statistics as well as in the foundations of the statistical theory. You will gain a solid knowledge of statistical methods and hone your skills to critically analyze and interpret data and to communicate the results of your analysis. You can choose from a variety of elective courses in Statistics or Mathematical Statistics to tailor your degree. The programme is offered by Umeå School of Business and Economics.

The first semester

During the first semester, you will learn statistical programming, a very important skill for a statistician or data scientist. The second half of the semester, you will learn how to infer the effects of treatments/interventions, both in randomized and observational (e.g., register based) studies when you take the course in causal inference. The teachers on this course are all recognized researchers within the field of causal inference. Parallel to these two courses, that are given on haft-time, you tailor your degree by choosing among a selection of elective courses.... [-]


Master's Programme in Economics

Umeå School of Business, Economics and Statistics - Umeå University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Sweden Umeå

A growing need for knowledge in economics is a feature of an ever-evolving society. The Master's Programme in Economics seeks both to broaden the content of the undergraduate programme and to provide students with essential tools for advanced studies and a career as an economist. [+]

Umeå University, Umeå School of Business, Economics and Statistics Master's Programme in Economics

About the programme

A growing need for knowledge in economics is a feature of an ever-evolving society. The Master's Programme in Economics seeks both to broaden the content of the undergraduate programme and to provide students with essential tools for advanced studies and a career as an economist.

The faculty members teaching and supervising in the Master's Programme in Economics have a strong standing in the international research community and good connections to authorities and firms. Students completing the Master's Programme in Economics may apply to our PhD programme. Since the programme is a research-oriented programme based on the PhD-programme, many of the courses are transferable to the doctoral level. The programme starting fall 2015 offer two new profiles in addition to the general profile:... [-]


Master's Programme in Finance

Umeå School of Business, Economics and Statistics - Umeå University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Sweden Umeå

This programme is given by the Umeå School of Business, Economics and Statistics. This programme provides a conceptual and analytical framework for understanding and applying financial theory and offers a thorough grounding in finance that its graduates can build upon for the remainder of their business careers. [+]

Master's Programme in Finance, 120 ECTS

This programme is given by the Umeå School of Business, Economics and Statistics. This programme provides a conceptual and analytical framework for understanding and applying financial theory and offers a thorough grounding in finance that its graduates can build upon for the remainder of their business careers.

Corporate Finance and Credit and Risk Management cover both long-term and short-term financial management for firms. Investments and Financial Statement Analysis provide in-depth insights into the valuation, management, and construction of investment portfolios with the exception of some elective courses, the program is offered in English. Level of Education: Second-degree studies.... [-]


Master's Programme in Accounting

Umeå School of Business, Economics and Statistics - Umeå University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Sweden Umeå

The goal of this programme is to provide students with managerial and analytical skills and an understanding of the rules and standards governing conduct in accounting and auditing. [+]

Master's Programme in Accounting, 120 ECTS

The goal of this programme is to provide students with managerial and analytical skills and an understanding of the rules and standards governing conduct in accounting and auditing. The programme offers a thorough grounding in management accounting, financial accounting, auditing, financial statement analysis, and valuation. During the elective periods, students can expand their field of interest by studying in such areas as corporate governance or tax law. With the exception of some elective courses, the programme is offered in English. Level of education second-degree studies

Studies Abroad and internship

At Umeå School of Business, Economics and Statistics (USBE), internationalization is given high priority. There are plenty of opportunities to go abroad to study. The environment at the business school is also increasingly international with both students and teachers with an international background.... [-]