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Master (2 years) of Economics - Microeconomics, 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


The ever-changing technological and consumer developments in the consumer landscape mean networks and behaviours are constantly in flux. The Microeconomics programme encourages students to engage with these dilemmas as they develop analytical, technical and quantitative skills. 

Career Opportunities  

Students will develop strong analytical, technical and quantitative skills allowing them to pursue a career as an economist - nationally or globally - in industry, consultancies, public institutions academia, ministries and public or private organizations. A typical job description could be: 
  • Economic Advisor
  • Project Manager
  • Manager 
  • Consultant

About the Degree

New technologies constantly change the frames for the competition between companies and their interaction with the consumers. The intensified use of the internet and modern commutation technology creates new networks and changes the behaviour of consumers on the markets. The microeconomic profile gives you a profound basis for both understanding and reacting to these changes.  It improves your knowledge of economic markets, which may take many forms. You obtain strong analytical, technical, and quantitative skills allowing you to pursue a career as an economist – nationally or globally – in industry, consultancies, public institutions, ministries, and public or private organizations.  

Compulsory courses •Advanced Microeconomics (autumn) •Industrial Economics (spring) •Microeconometrics (autumn) •Master's Thesis
Constituent, elective courses (min. 30 ECTS) are chosen among the following •Advanced Economic Evaluation (autumn)•Advanced Game Theory (spring)•Economic Growth (spring) Advanced Health •Economics (autumn)•Housing and Urban Economics (spring)•Pharmaceutical Economics (spring)
30 ECTS elective courses (social science) are chosen among all graduate courses offered by The Academic Study Board of Economics or by The Faculty of Business and Social Sciences.


Applicants with a BSc in Economics and Business Administration from a University are qualified for admission. Applicants with a professional bachelor degree and other qualifying degrees may have access provided certain demands are fulfilled. In order for a degree to be deemed as a BSc programme in Economics and Business Administration, the applicant must have a bachelor degree from a university including a minimum of 75 ECTS courses within economics and business administration. 

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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