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Advanced Economics and Finance (MSc)

Master (2 years) of Science in Economics and Finance, 120 ECTS
Economics, commerce, management and accounting

Institution Copenhagen Business School (CBS)
Campus Frederiksberg Campus
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 8000 EUR


The MSc in Advanced Economics and Finance accommodates the need for economists with strong quantitative competencies. The programme is a thorough preparation for a variety of careers. Graduates are working in the financial sector, consulting firms or joined a PhD programme in economics or finance. The programme offers you the opportunity to develop your understanding of finance, economics, and quantitative methods at a very high level-

You will acquire an in-depth knowledge of the most recent empirical research and models in economics and finance. Through this you will learn to discuss, quantitatively analyze and solve problems relating to economic and financial decision-making in corporations, understand the fluctuations and drivers of financial markets, and test ideas at the forefront of academic research.

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Career Opportunities

The programme has been created to accommodate the need for economists with strong quantitative competencies at banks, mortgage credit institutions, pension funds, insurance companies, investment or central banks and major consultancy companies. These will also typically be the areas in which graduates will find employment. The strong theoretical focus of the programme additionally provides excellent preparation for a PhD study.

You will learn to work independently with economic and financial problems, and thus obtain qualifications to work as a key analyst in financial institutions and consultancy as well as in the business community in general wherever strong, quantitative financial and economic skills are needed.

The programme also makes you a strong candidate for working in research departments – i.e. in the development of new products in financial institutions, like structured products and derivatives for investment banks.


You are qualified for (but not guaranteed) admission to the programme if you:
  • Fulfil the language requirement by the application deadline
  • Fulfil the academic requirements 
  • Have a bachelor’s degree or will by study start
Please note: Fulfilment of the entry requirements does not guarantee admission. The programme has a limited number of places. If there are more qualified applicants than places available at a programme, there will be a selection process.

Apply directly at CBS with all relevant documentation.

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Application fee and tuition fee

There is an application fee and a tuition fee for all full-time degree students from outside the EU, EEA or Switzerland. 

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For Further Information

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