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  • Foreign: $ 9.42k / Year
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English

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    New technologies constantly change the frames for the competition between companies and their interaction with the consumers. The intensified use of the internet and modern commutation technology creates new networks and changes the behaviour of consumers on the markets.

    The microeconomic profile gives you a profound basis for both understanding and reacting to these changes. It improves your knowledge of economic markets, which may take many forms. You obtain strong analytical, technical, and quantitative skills allowing you to pursue a career as an economist nationally or globally in industry, consultancies, public institutions, ministries, organizations , and academia.

    Career opportunities
    Students will develop strong analytical, technical and quantitative skills allowing them to pursue a career as an economist - nationally or globally - in industry, consultancies, public institutions, ministries and public or private organizations.

    A typical job description could be:

    * Economic Advisor
    * Project Manager
    * Manager
    * Consultant

    The graduate programme in Economics consists of a series of compulsory courses and electives, some predetermined and others free of choice amongst graduate courses offered at the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences. The programme is completed with your masters thesis.

    The individual profiles have different areas of focus and therefore you will have great opportunities to choose exactly the profile you find most interesting.

    The compulsory courses ensure you a solid theoretical and methodical foundation relevant for all profiles.

    Furthermore, it is possible to do courses offered at other faculties and universities both in Denmark and abroad. The Study Board must validate your choices first.

    Likewise, it is possible to obtain ECTS credits equivalent to an elective course for a report based on a relevant internship (at an embassy, a ministry or an organization etc.).

    Teaching methods

    The year is divided into two semesters: The autumn semester begins on September 1st and ends just before Christmas. The spring semester begins on February 1st and ends around May/June.

    The teaching takes place primarily as lectures and possibly with practical assignment lessons as supplements. Furthermore, individual supervision can occur.

    The student must purchase books and other educational material on his/her own.

    Examination types

    Each course is completed with an exam. The examination types vary, but can take form as e.g. a written exam, an oral exam, a take-home assignment or a multiple-choice test. The examination type for the individual course will be stated in the course description.


    program_requirements

    The admission requirement for the M.Sc. in Economics (cand.oecon.) in Microeconimics is the Danish three-year Bachelor of Science in Economics, Bachelor of Science in Economics and Business Administration (HA) or Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Economy. Applicants with other relevant backgrounds can also apply. The applications will be evaluated on an individual basis. It may be required of the applicants to take supplementary courses. English Language Requirements IELTS band: 6.5 TOEFL paper-based test score : 575 TOEFL iBT® test: 88

    International students have the following scholarships options:
    Please also check the information at the two official Danish educational websites:

    Please notice that we unfortunately do not offer scholarships for undergraduate students.

    Options for full-degree graduate students:
    Danish Government Scholarship Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher EducationThe Danish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education has launched a scholarship programme for students from non-EU/EEA countries studying a full degree at graduate level. Scholarships and tuition fee waivers are available for highly talented students who have been admitted to a range of programmes.

    The Danish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education has launched a scholarship programme for students from non-EU/EEA countries studying a full degree at graduate level. Scholarships and tuition fee waivers are available for highly talented students who have been admitted to a range of programmes.

    The board of the University of Southern Denmark decides from year to year which study programmes will benefit from the scholarships and the University will recommend the most qualified applicants in these programmes for a scholarship. Therefore it is not possible to apply for this scholarship. If you are a non-EU student and applying for a programme which offers this scholarship you will automatically be considered for it.

    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.
    For more information please visit BHJ Foundation Page

    20 scholarships for MSc in Engineering

    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.

    Iki Wakabayashi Foundation (A scholarship which can be applied by all SDU students who are leaving for a period of exchange or internship in Japan - or similar for a Japanese student being enrolled at SDU)

    Accreditation

    The quality and relevance of the programme are accredited by the Danish Accreditation Institution.

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