Master's Degree in Economics in Tromsø in Norway

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Economics

A Masters degree is an academic degree awarded to individuals who successfully denote a higher level of expertise. There are two main types of Masters - taught and research.

The study of economics is one which is very valuable to today’s society. Economic principles can be applied to a broad range of institutions, including health care, government, finance, business, politics, and even religion. All of these agencies require time and expenses, and thus can be view with an economic outlook.

Norway (Norge) is the westernmost, northernmost — and in fact the easternmost — of the three Scandinavian countries. Norway is well known for its amazing and varied scenery. The fjords in the west of the country are long narrow inlets, flanked on either side by tall mountains where the sea penetrates far inland. The ultimate responsibility for the education lies with the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research.

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Master in Economics

UIT The Arctic University of Norway
Campus Full time 2 years January 2019 Norway Tromsø

How are resources used in society, and how should they be used? These are the big issues in economics. A Master's degree in Economics provides you with a deeper understanding of theoretical and applied economic analysis, methodology and empirical research. Students will have the opportunity to work independently through self-study and assignments. [+]

How are resources used in society, and how should they be used? These are the big issues in economics. A Master's degree in Economics provides you with a deeper understanding of theoretical and applied economic analysis, methodology and empirical research. Students will have the opportunity to work independently through self-study and assignments.

Programme description

The programme consists of advanced courses in microeconomics, which also includes the use of linear algebra and static optimization. Macroeconomics includes the analysis of open economies and economic growth. In their first semester, students will have a course in econometrics - advanced quantitative methods for economics. In the second semester, students can choose between a course in advanced finance and a course in applied microeconomics. In the third semester, students will also have to take a course that gives a common basis for working with the Master's thesis, and specializing within the subject field of the thesis. The Master's thesis constitutes 30 ECTS, and will be written during the fourth and last semester.... [-]