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.
Application period is open
SSE is a very renowned business school in Europe and provides an excellent environment to learn what it takes to succeed later on.
MSc in Economics, 1st year
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Why did you choose SSE and your specific program?
SSE is a very renowned business school in Europe and provides an excellent environment to learn what it takes to succeed later on. For me, what was important when choosing a masters was not only getting an excellent education, but also being able to connect with bright students and engage in extracurricular communities.
I chose the MSc in Economics for its quantitative approach to economics, while still being able to specialize in more global macro topics, and naturally also because of the whole study environment.
What is your favorite part about being at SSE?
One of the main advantages of the education at SSE is the small class size. You can have more interaction with professors and TAs that will be able to provide more useful class hours if they know what students are struggling with. The intimate size also means that you are getting familiar and building bonds with your entire class, which is very helpful when it comes to exams and also enjoying life together.
Why would you encourage others to apply to SSE?
The SSE is an amazing school. To me, the reasons for applying were mainly the good education that you can get here, the social environment with all the people that you meet and interact with both in class and during outside activities, as well as the connection with the business environment. I think that this mix creates a very good and healthy study environment in which a lot of students naturally prosper.
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.
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.