Master's Degree in Economics in Borlänge in Sweden

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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.

Aside from the distinguishing between microeconomics and macroeconomics, students who are studying economics must also learn the difference between positive economics and normative economics. The former deals with that which is, while the later deals with that which ought to be. Other distinguishing characteristics include economic theory and applied economics.

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.

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 Economics 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 programme is a one-year Master’s in Economics of Tourism and Events. All courses are taught in English. After passing all courses, including the thesis work, the student is awarded the Degree of Master of Science with a major in Economics. The programme comprises 60 credits (1 credit = 1 ECTS) and begins the first week of September, which is the start of the fall semester. ECONOMICS OF TOURISM: CAREER OPPORTUNITIES After completing the programme, students will be prepared for staff and management positions that require the integration of microeconomic analysis and advanced quantitative methods in the public or private sector. The private sector related to tourism and events offers a broad list of consultancy, trading, finance and analyst positions along with, by way of example, numerous public sector jobs, jobs in education and NGOs. Admission requirement: Bachelor’s degree comprising at least 180 credits, Main Field of Study: Economics and Data and Statistics, first cycle level 1, 7,5 credits or equivalent knowledge Documented language proficiency knowledge equivalent to English B/English 6 at Swedish upper secondary school. TUITION FEE First tuition fee instalment: 52,769 SEK Total tuition fee: 105,615 SEK EU/EEA Citizens or exchange students are not required to pay fees. [-]