Mathematicseconomists are experts in designing optimisation strategies, something that requires great theoretical insight into both economics and mathematics. As a student of mathematicseconomics, you have the option of specialising in a subject within a broad area, including one of the areas of mathematicseconomics in which Aarhus University is particularly strong: mathematical finance, economics, and operations research.
The MSc in MathematicsEconomics is taught at the Department of Mathematics and the Department of Economics and Business. Students specialise through course activities and projects and through a thesis.
Students structure their own individual study programme in consultation with a lecturer. The programme is designed on the basis of each
individual students academic qualifications, interests, and subjects studied at BSc level. Read more about the different tracks over the page.
As a student on the programme, you are based at the Department of Mathematics and at the Department of Economics and Business Economics. You therefore have the unique advantage of benefiting from the facilities of both departments.
The Department of Mathematics has its own canteen, computer rooms, library, and study areas shared by students. As a Masters student, you will be given your own desk in an office shared with other Masters students. The department also has a number of student organisations such as Eulers Friends, the Kalkulerbar or Friday bar, and the mathematicseconomists association (the MØF) through which academic activities, study trips and social functions are organised.
The Department of Economics and Business Economics has nearly 600 study spaces, a large canteen, and state-of-the-art high-tech facilities to meet students needs.
Job prospects for mathematicseconomics graduates are extremely positive, and career opportunities are many. A large proportion of our graduates find work in the private sector. Banks and insurance companies are the major workplaces, with many graduates working as problem-solvers in consultancy and telecommunications companies. Planning departments in large industrial or manufacturing companies are also a relevant job market.
During my MSc studies I worked as a student teacher, which means that teaching now comes naturally to me. Ive got used to being in front of a group and presenting material in a way they can easily understand. Its been an enormous help in my present job. I also make great use of the academic skills I gained in my studies, such as an analytical way of thinking, a systematic working method and the ability to solve problems.
MSc in Mathematics-Economics
Consultant, Trapeze Group Europe
The topics covered in the study programme depend on the track chosen by the student. There are three tracks on the programme: Economics, Mathematical Finance, and Operations Research.
Semi-definite Optimisation, Multi-criteria Optimisation, Metaheuristics for Combinatorial Optimisation, Markov Decision Theory, and Simulation, Modelling and Analysis.
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The following Bachelors degrees qualify students for admission to the Masters degree programme in Mathematics-Economics:
The following other degrees can provide admission to the Masters degree programme in Mathematics-Economics:
Other qualifications can provide admission to the Masters degree programme, provided the university assesses that their level, extent and content correspond to the degrees mentioned above.
In connection with possible admission, further requirements can be stipulated regarding the composition of the degree programme.
It is a condition that the students language skills correspond to a B level in English.
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