Why choose this programme?
The two year master’s degree programme in Economics is a full time programme, with three different programme options, that provides rigorous training in modern economics. Covering a broad range of topics from micro- and macroeconomics, methodology and demography.
By choosing this programme you will get the opportunity to take courses taught by some of Norway’s leading economists and be part of an academic environment that prides it self on being on the forefront of economic research.
Through this programme you will get a good foundation in core economic disciplines like micro- and macroeconomics, econometrics and mathematics, combined with elective courses that offer themes and topics that are based on the research interests of the academic staff. This means that you will have a choice of courses with a diversity of topics like; Demography, International Economics, Behavioural Economics, Economic Policy, Industry Markets and Competition, Money Credit and Finance, Growth and Development, Resources Energy and Environment. This diversity of topics makes it possible to tailor you degree according to your own academic interests.
You may take part of your degree abroad at one of our partner Universities. What about a semester in Shanghai, Essex, Barcelona or San Diego (USA)? As a master’s student in Economics you will be able to choose from UiO’s long list of exchange agreements with Universities across the world.
The 2-year master’s degree programme in Economics has the following three programme options that encompass both compulsory and optional courses. You sign up for one of these programme options in StudentWeb during your first semester of the programme.
- Environmental-, Resource- and Development Economics
Read more about the differences on the programme structure.
The programme is suitable for students with a bachelor's degree in Economics or equivalent.