Taught course

Economics and Management

Institution
Aarhus BSS at Aarhus University · Aarhus BSS at Aarhus University
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Access to the Master’s degree programme in economics and management at Aarhus University requires the successful completion of one of the following bachelor’s degree programmes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in economics and management from Aarhus University (bsc.oecon.)
  • Bachelor’s degree in economics and management from the University of Copenhagen (bsc.oecon.)
  • Bachelor’s degree in economics and management from the University of Southern Denmark (bsc.oecon.)
  • Bachelor’s degree in economics from Aalborg University (BSc in economics)
  • Bachelor’s degree in mathematics-economics from Aarhus University (BSc in mathematics-economics)
  • Bachelor’s degree in mathematics-economics from the University of Copenhagen (BSc in mathematics-economics)
  • Bachelor’s degree in mathematics-economics from the University of Southern Denmark (bsc.scient.oecon.)
  • Bachelor’s degree in mathematics-economics from Aalborg University (BSc in mathematics-economics)
  • Bachelor’s degree in public policy at Aarhus University (BSc in public policy)
  • Bachelor’s degree in economics and business administration (BSc in business administration and BSc (B), i.e. HA Almen). From the intake of September 2019 this degree will no longer give direct access to the Master’s degree programme in Economics and Management.


Applicants without the educational background described above, who have completed a Bachelor’s degree in Economics or a related field at other universities, may apply for admission to have their study activities evaluated to determine if admission is possible. Please notice that these applicants must, as a minimum, have the following areas covered in their Bachelor’s degree programme in order to be admitted into the programme:

  • Microeconomy (20 ECTS)
  • Macroeconomy (20 ECTS)
  • Statistics and Econometrics (20 ECTS)
  • Finance and Investment (20 ECTS)
  • Mathematics (15 ECTS).

Months of entry

September, February

Course content

Internationally Renowned Research Environment

The two-year MSc programme in Economics and Management gives students an in-depth familiarity with a range of economics and management disciplines. The programme is flexible, so that students can specialize in a specific field or a combination of economics and management.

Researchers within the programme work in the fields of accounting, finance, macroeconomics, microeconomics, econometrics, and economics of business. The MSc programme allows students to create a personal academic profile within one or across several of these fields. Progress in the chosen courses is closely followed and monitored to ensure the students’ academic development. Each semester, the department offers about thirty elective courses. The broad range of courses allows you to specialize in a particular field of interest and to compose an individual course programme.

The courses are taught on a high level and requires that students are interested in and are thoroughly versed in mathematics, econometrics, and economic theory.

In the Company of Nobel Laureates

Students enrolled in the programme are based at the Department of Economics and Business Economics. The department is renowned for setting high academic standards, and the department engages in close collaboration with many leading international researchers, including Nobel Laureates Dale T. Mortensen (February 2, 1939 – January 9, 2014) and Robert F. Engle. The department’s outstanding research environment includes the Center for Research in Econometric Analysis of Time Series (CREATES), where Nobel laureate Robert F. Engle serves as member of the advisory board.

International Diversity

The academic environment at the department is characterized by international diversity: more than one-third of faculty members and PhD students have an international background. The international atmosphere provides the basis for an enriched and exciting student life.

A Personal Academic Profile

The department conducts research and teaching in the following fields:

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Econometrics
  • Economics of Business


The degree programme allows students to create a personal academic profile within one or across several of these fields. There is compulsory progression in the chosen courses, which ensures students' academic development. Each semester, the department offers about 25 elective courses. The broad range of courses allows you to specialize in a particular field of interest and to compose an individual course programme.

Admission in February (winter intake) is only recommended for students who hold a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Management from Aarhus University (bsc.oecon.). Students with other academic backgrounds are recommended to apply for admission in September (summer intake).

Information for international students

Since English is the language of instruction in all subjects, all applicants are required to provide documentation for their English language qualifications. Please see the page on English language requirements.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Student Guidance Service
Email
counsellor@econ.au.dk
Phone
+45 871 652 68