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Master's Programme in Economics

Master's Programme in Economics
Study at the University of Helsinki and build a career as an economist in business, financial markets or the public sector.
Study at the University of Helsinki and build a career as an economist in business, financial markets or the public sector.
Apply by 10 Jan 2020
Scope of studies and length
120 ECTS credits, 2 years
Degree level
Master
Application period
Starts: 03 Dec 2019 at 08.00 (UTC+2)Ends: 10 Jan 2020 at 15.00 (UTC+2)
Language of instruction
Finnish, Swedish, English
Tuition fee per year (only non-EU/EEA citizens)
18 000€
Eligibility to apply for a master's programme requires an applicable bachelor's degree or other equivalent qualification.

De­mand­ing high-qual­ity education in eco­nom­ics

In the Master’s Programme in Economics at the University of Helsinki, you get a demanding high-quality education in the field of economics by focusing on the key elements of economic analysis and methods. Oriented towards social sciences, the two study tracks of the programme prepare students for demanding expert occupations or equip them with the capability to pursue a Doctoral Degree in Economics. Graduates of the programme are hard currency in the labour market.

Teaching in the Master's Programme in Economics is arranged in cooperation with the departments of economics at Aalto University and Hanken School of Economics. Together with the discipline of economics at the University of Helsinki, they form the Helsinki Graduate School of Economics (Helsinki GSE). The unit offers the most extensive selection of economics courses in Finland.

Find out more about the programme structure, content and courses from the link below.

How to apply

The quick guide gives you a general overview of the application process and how to apply. Make sure that you meet the admission requirements, prepare your documents in advance and apply when applications are open.

Please note that there is only one intake per academic year. You must submit your application online at the Finnish national application portal Studyinfo. The online application form is open only during the application period. Also the admission requirements for the programme can be found in Studyinfo.

Admission Services

If you have any questions about the admissions process at the University of Helsinki, please contact the Admission Services for guidance and support.