Economics and Project Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    8500
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
    Language
As a MSc in Economics and Project Management you will develop your analytical skills and achieve a broad and thorough knowledge of quantitative and qualitative methodological tools which you need as a consultant or project manager. This programme is offered by the University of Southern Denmark.

About

A special feature of the profile is that it is focused on the use of economic and econometric theory on practical issues – preferably in cooperation with partners outside the university.

The University of Southern Denmark's programme consists of a number of constituent and optional courses. The constituent courses ensures that you get a solid theoretical and methodological foundation, while you with the electives have the opportunity to pursue your areas of interest.

The teaching is mainly organised as lectures and lessons where you get practical assignments. In addition individual supervision will be given. The Economics and Project Management programme is concluded with your thesis.
Career Opportunities
As a MSc in Economics and Project Management you will be an asset for all companies and organizations who wish to base their decisions on the basis of sound economic analysis. You will be qualified for positions in multinational companies and consulting firms.

Programme Structure

1st semester
  • Foundations of Strategy
  • Advanced Economic Evaluation
  • Elective course
2nd semester
  • Project Management and the Consultant Role
  • Industrial Economics
  • Elective course
3rd semester
  • Elective course
  • Elective course
  • Elective course
4th semester
  • Master's Thesis

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go To The Course Website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score: 6.5

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  • Minimum required score (Grade C): 180

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    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

  • Minimum required score: 88

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Academic Requirements

To apply for the Master's programme in Economics, you need a relevant Bachelor's degree. You can apply if you hold one of the following degrees

  • B.Sc. in Economics
  • B.Sc. in Mathematics and Economy from University of Southern Denmark

B.Sc. in Economics and Business Administration (HA) from University of Southern Denmark with profile in General Business Administration. The degree is qualifying provided that the courses Microeconomics (10 ECTS) and Econometrics (10 ECTS) are included. Alternatively Econometrics can be taken as a supplementary course after admission.

You can also apply if you hold a similar degree including a minimum of 100 ECTS within Economics. As a minimum, the following subjects must be included with the stipulated number of ECTS:

  • Mathematics 10 ECTS
  • Statistics 5 ECTS
  • Microeconomics 20 ECTS
  • Macroeconomics 10 ECTS
  • Econometrics 10 ECTS
  • Accounting 10 ECTS
  • Finance 10 ECTS

Further 25 ECTS within the above economic areas.

If your degree does not fulfil the entry requirements, the study board will decide whether you can follow one or more supplementary courses.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 8500 International

Funding

Options for full-degree graduate students:

BHJ Scholarship

Only available for students applying for a master programme at our Sønderborg Campus

Six one-year scholarships are issued pr. year: three for studies within the technical field i.e. Mechatronics and Innovation & Business respectively, and three are for studies within the field of business administration i.e. Business Relationship Management.

A scholarship of DKK 40.000 may be granted if and when the requirements are met. It is paid in two instalments of DKK 20.000 per semester. The scholarship grant depends on acceptance and enrolment as a full-time student in one of the above mentioned programmes.

Options for Exchange and Guest Students:

Danish Government Scholarship for Foreign Nationals (the Cultural Agreements)

Danish Government Scholarships for Foreign Nationals - The scholarship helps cover living expenses.

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