Master's Degree in Economic Studies in Borlänge in Sweden

Compare Masters Programs in Economic Studies 2017 in Borlänge in Sweden

Economic Studies

A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

There is evidence of economic writing that dates all the way back to the Mesopotamian era. The development of modern economics is largely due to two groups which were known as the physiocrats and the mercantilists. These groups help develop capitalism in Europe in the 16th century.

Sweden (Sverige) is the largest of the Nordic countries, with a population of about 9.5 million. It borders Norway and Finland and is connected to Denmark via the bridge of Öresund (Öresundsbron). Sweden has a strong tradition of being an open, yet discreet country.

Having over 40,000 inhabitants, Borlänge city is situated in Dalama County, Sweden. It is an industrial town in the Borlänge community in Dalama. It is the home town of the Dalama University College.

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Master Programme in Economics of Tourism and Events

Dalarna University
Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 Sweden Borlänge

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. [+]

Masters in Economic Studies in Borlänge in Sweden. 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... [-]