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Economics and Project Management

Master (2 years) of Economics - Economics and Project Management, 120 ECTS
Economics, commerce, management and accounting

Institution University of Southern Denmark (SDU)
Campus Odense
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4250 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR


This programme prepares students for careers utilising the skills of consultants and project managers. The contemporary course is designed to provide students with knowledge of applied economic analyses related to policy impact, sector studies and economic forecasting. 

Career Opportunities  

Students who specialise in Economics and Project Management will be qualified for jobs in large multinational corporations and in firms providing consultancy services for the private and the public sector. They will be attractive for all organisations that base their decisions on sound economic analysis.

About the Degree

The programme focuses on improving your analytical skills in economics and on teaching you all the quantitative and qualitative tools that a consultant or project manager needs to know. The profile has four compulsory courses in areas that are especially relevant for economic policy analysis where programmes and projects must be designed and evaluated. The compulsory courses are supplemented by a wide range of courses primarily in applied microeconomics and econometrics.  
The constituent compulsory courses combine a deep understanding of project management – a management tool applied in all modern organizational structures – with basic knowledge of strategically issues, evaluation techniques and knowledge about different market structures. The mixture of the an academic and of a practical focus gives and excellent career opportunities in a variety of organizations and not the least in consultancy firms. 

Compulsory courses - •Advanced Economic Evaluation (autumn) •Foundations of Strategy (autumn) •Industrial Economics (spring) •Project Management and the Consultant Role (spring or autumn) •Master's Thesis.

30 ECTS elective courses are chosen among all graduate courses offered by The Faculty of Business and Social Sciences. 


Applicants having completed a bachelor’s programme in economics from a university can apply to be enrolled. To be deemed as a bachelor’s degree in economics, the programme must include a minimum of 100 ECTS courses within economics. As a minimum, the following subjects must be included with the stipulated number of ECTS:        
•Mathematics (10 ECTS) •Statistics (5 ECTS) •Microeconomics (20 ECTS) •Macroeconomics (10 ECTS) •Econometrics (10 ECTS) •Accounting (10 ECTS) •Finance (10 ECTS) Further 25 ECTS within the above economic areas.
In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. Read about the language requirements of the University of Southern Denmark

Apply directly at the University of Southern Denmark with all relevant documentation.

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact T
he University of Southern Denmark directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education

Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.


There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students who hold a citizenship from outside of EU/EAA/Switzerland.  

Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition. 

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System

Autumn - EU/EAA/Nordic/Swiss citizens

Application date
Apr 01
Start date
Sep 01

Autumn - Non-EU/EEA/Nordic/Swiss citizens

Application date
Feb 01
Start date
Sep 01

Spring - EU/EAA/Nordic/Swiss citizens

Application date
Nov 01
Start date
Feb 01

Spring - Non-EU/EEA/Nordic/Swiss citizens

Application date
Aug 01
Start date
Feb 01



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