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Jönköping University


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Master Economic Analysis at Jönköping University

120 Credits, 2 Years
Master of Science with a major in Economics

The focus on regional opportunities and challenges are highly relevant to both developed and developing countries. This programme provides a deepening education in the field of economics and, especially, regional economics, and will allow you to develop your analytical skills and abilities.

 

The programme aims to build students’ core competencies to work with economic issues at various spatial levels; international, in¬ter-regional, and local. During the first year, students learn theo¬retical and quantitative analytical skills. In the second year the programme aims to further deepen the students’ competencies in the area of spatial econo¬mics. Strengthening econometric competencies is at the core of first-year’s courses. The last term is devoted to writing a comprehensive thesis, which is conducted in close collaboration with faculty. This gives you the opportunity to establish links with the research faculty and also gain insight into the academic milieu and knowledge about how to conduct research. In addition, many researchers within the economics faculty specialize within the field of regional economics, creating an excellent match.
The programme includes several method courses which give the students the tools and skills to analyse and process data and draw conclusions. Thus, this programme combines theoretical knowledge with useful practical skills.
The programme attracts students and instructors from around the world, This international atmosphere contributes to a broad perspective of the issues discussed in class.

 


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Master Economic Analysis at Jönköping University: Career prospects

The education prepares students for positions demanding specialised analytical and methodological skills in economics. As a result, you will have the skills to work closely with decision making within companies/ organizations. You will be able to process and analyse data and pass on these results to your colleagues and managers. These skills are important both in the private and public sector. After completing the programme you will be well prepared for positions requiring practical and scientific knowledge and will have the ability to utilise this knowledge in new models and methods.


Due to the international diversity of the participants in this programme you will gain knowledge and experience in working with individuals from different cultures giving you important skills to take with you into the workplace. A graduate in economics is an internationally recognized qualification, which opens the door to an international career.
Future work for graduates of this programme may include performing analyses and investigations for various Swedish and international multinational companies or for public organisations such as government departments, municipal agencies, aid organizations and UN agencies.


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Jönköping: A great city for students

Jönköping is located in the centre of Scandinavia. The locals describe their hometown as a big city in the size of a smaller one, with the  safety of a small town but the dynamicsof a much larger  city. Once here, you will experience a peaceful study environment and feel safe anywhere you go. But you will also find cafés, pubs and restaurants on nearly every street corner and a vibrant night life. Getting around by bike, bus or even on foot is quick and easy, and the city centre is continually expanding and changing.

Within walking distance of campus there are libraries, theatres, cinemas, sports centres, parks, museums, gyms, hotels, restaurants, bars, cafés, shopping strips and even a three-kilometre long beach. There are also plenty of sports activities to engage in not to mention the fact that the local hockey team, HV71, is currently best in Sweden, having won the 2010 Swedish National Hockey League Championship!

Some well known Swedish brands/inventions: IKEA, H&M, Volvo, Husqvarna, ABB and TetraPac, the pacemaker,  modem, computer mouse, Skype and Spotify.

According to the European Innovation Scoreboard, Sweden is the most innovative and entrepreneurial nation in Europe, while maintaining a very high quality of life.

 

Some of the things we arrange for our international students:

  • Accommodation (guaranteed)
  • Pick-up service
  • Contact person at International office
  • Swedish courses
  • Contact family

 

A typical minimum student budget for one month in Jönköping (approx. 7 000 SEK):

  • Accommodation: 2 000-3 500
  • Food: 2 000
  • Local travel: 500 (SL-season card with student discount)
  • Telephone/internet: 300
  • Clothing, hobby/leisure: 700
  • Course literature, hygiene, other: 1500

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EU citizens do not pay tuition fees to study in Sweden.


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Institution

Jönköping University


Location: Jönköping University Gjuterigatan 5
SE-551 11 Jönköping
Schweden
South Sweden
T   +46 36 10 10 00
E   study@ju.se

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Facts about the Masters programme

Location

Jönköping

Field of study

Business & Economics

Degree

Master of Science Economics

Language

English

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Type of study

Full-time

Duration of study: 4 semesters

Tuition fees EU: no tuition fees

Tuition fees Non EU: no information

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Facts about the Masters programme

Location

Jönköping

Field of study

Business & Economics

Degree

Master of Science Economics

Language

English

Start

Application deadline

ask the institution

Type of study

Full-time

Duration of study: 4 semesters

Tuition fees EU: no tuition fees

Tuition fees Non EU: no information

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