Master Environmental and Development Economics

University of Oslo

Application deadline: 1 March (Nordic applicants); 1 December (international applicants)
Tuition fee:
  • Free (EEA)
Start date: August  2015
Duration full-time: 24 months
  • English
Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Full-time

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The Master programme in Environmental and Development Economics at the University of Oslo is a degree in economics offered by the Department of Economics at the Faculty of Social Sciences. The programme leads to the title Master of Philosophy in Environmental and Development Economics.

The Master Programme in Environmental and Development Economics gives you the possibility to study economics at a high academic level. In addition to the programme courses in environmental economics, resource economics and development economics, the programme has mandatory high-level courses in mathematics, statistics/econometrics and microeconomics as well as 3-4 optional courses. In addition to nine courses, completion of the programme also requires a supervised master's thesis and a final comprehensive oral exam.

The programme is a two-year, full time degree in economics, which is taught entirely in English.

The Department of Economics' range of optional courses comprises inter alia the following:

* Decisions, markets and incentives/Strategic
* Game theory and economics of information
* Economic of the firm
* Economic systems, institutions and
* Consumption, investment and pensions
* Monetary policy and business fluctuations
* Open economy macroeconomics
* International trade/International credit and financial
* Portfolio choice and equilibrium models/Option theory with
* Various advanced econometrics courses

The Environmental and Development Programme, which started in 1997, has mostly non-Norwegian students, including the Departments exchange students from Fudan University (China), St. Petersburg State University (Russia) and Mekelle University (Ethiopia), and self-funded students from many countries.


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