MSc in Advanced Economics and Finance (cand.oecon)

Career

 

What gets you the job?

This programme enables you to approach problems with a thorough theoretical understanding coupled with the ability to apply quantitative tools for a more comprehensive analysis. This combination of strong analytical skills and deep theoretical insights is at the core of your competencies when you enter the job market, and will will facilitate solving more complex and demanding problems than what is normal at the graduate level.

Career opportunities

The programme has been created to accommodate the need for economists with strong quantitative competencies at banks, mortgage credit institutions, pension funds, insurance companies, investment and central banks and major consulting companies. These are also typically the areas in which our graduates find employment. Moreover, the strong theoretical focus of the programme provides excellent preparation for a future PhD study.

You will learn to work independently with economic and financial problems, and thus obtain qualifications to work as a key analyst in financial institutions and consultancies as well the business community in general wherever strong, quantitative financial and economic skills are needed. The programme also makes you a strong candidate for working in both research and in development, such as departments that develop new products in financial institutions, e.g. structured products and derivatives for investment banks, but also empirical investigation of investment opportunities.

Academic profile

The program provides students with analytical and problem-solving competencies. The students attain an understanding of the opportunities and risks in the economy and are trained to apply theory to practical solutions.

In the academic profile you can find more information about the various competences you achieve on the programme:

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Qualification profile

The elite MSc programme in Advanced Economics and Finance is a highly selective research-based full-time graduate programme.

The programme is designed for students who have demonstrated particular skills and interests in analytical and quantitative economics and finance. Students will learn to work independently with economic and financial problems and, thus, obtain qualifications to work as a key analyst in financial institutions and consultancies as well as the business community in general, wherever strong quantitative financial and economic skills are needed.

The program is highly selective and only enrolls a limited number of students per year.  Hence, a higher degree of attention will be given to each student.

This programme enables the students to approach problems with a thorough theoretical understanding coupled with the ability to apply quantitative tools for a more comprehensive analysis. This combination of strong analytical skills and deep theoretical insights will be at the core of their competencies, and will facilitate solving more complex and demanding problems than what is normal at the graduate level.

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