Master Program in Economics
The MSc program in Economics will equip you to address challenging economic problems and provide you with excellent tools to pursue careers in both the public and private sector.
The program puts an emphasis on problem-solving skills that can be applied in a wide variety of settings and offers an invaluable start to your career. By using modern economic analysis and quantitative empirical methods we give you the tools to analyze complex real world problems in public policy making, as well as in private business and international organizations.
We offer two specializations:
The specializations in Applied Economic Analysis and International Economics have a joint intake. Once accepted, you choose your specialization after completing a common first semester.
The program is best suited for students with a strong undergraduate background in economics. It demands an excellent analytical ability and the ambition to put your work to the test with the very best people in the field. All courses are given in English by internationally renowned faculty.
Not only does the school offer high quality education, but also due to its small size compared to many other universities, it offers an amazing community of which I am happy to be part of.
MSc in Economics, 1st year
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Why did you choose SSE?
One of the main reasons why I chose SSE was the high academic standards the university has to offer. I was also interested in the two year MSc program, and the school has a great reputation in my home country. Furthermore, I have always enjoyed Stockholm as a city.
What is your favorite part about being at SSE?
My favorite part about being at SSE is definitely the community, which I felt like being part of from day one.
Why would you encourage others to apply to SSE?
Not only does the school offer high quality education, but also due to its small size compared to many other universities, it offers an amazing community of which I am happy to be part of. SSE also has good opportunities for more internationalization, as the two-year degree program is great for a semester abroad.
You will be equipped to address challenging economic problems. By means of modern economic analysis and quantitative empirical methods it will give you the tools to analyze complex real world problems in public policy making as well as in private business and in international organizations. If you are looking to start your career with a deep understanding of economics, this is where to begin.