NORWEGIAN UNIVERSITY OF LIFE SCIENCES

Master of Science in Economics

You will acquire skills in economic analysis and deeper insights into how the economy works.

Some examples of topics analyzed in the programme are:
- How to organize energy markets to avoid monopolies and market manipulation.
- How to design and implement an-international climate treaty.
- How to reduce poverty and manage natural resources in a better way in developing countries.
- How to analyze consequences of international trade agreements.
- How to explain why commodity prices are so volatile.

Contents of the programme:
The masters programme consists of specialization in one or more economic sub-disciplines, e.g.
- Environmental and Resource Economics
- Energy Economics
- Development Economics
- Financial Economics
- Trade and Commodity Markets

You can supplement the specialization with courses within organizational science or business management. Moreover, you can choose a more interdisciplinary profile, by choosing from all the courses offered at NMBU in natural sciences, technology or other social sciences. The many opportunities to choose optional courses enables you to acquire skills well suited to your interests.

Contact (person and/or unit) Kateryna Krutskykh
Telephone +47 64965700
Email studieveileder-hh@nmbu.no
Programme duration 2 years
Application deadline December 1 for international applicants.
June 1 for applicants holding a Norwegian or Nordic degree, or a Norwegian Civic registration number (fødselsnummer).
Nokut certification Yes
Formal prerequisites Bachelor degree in economics or similar, including mathematics and statistics, and at least 90 ECTS of economics (micro, macro, environmental economics etc.).

Applicants must demonstrate English language ability in accordance with the NMBU regulations for programmes taught in English.
Tuition No tuition fees
Subject area Economics
Degree level Master
City Ås, Norway
Credits 120
Language of teaching English
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