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Department of Economics

Lund University School of Economics and Management

Two-year Master's degree

Official degree certificates are issued by the Degree Office at Lund University

A two-year Master's degree can be issued with a major in Economics and with a major in Finance.

Degree of Master of Science (120 credits) - Major in Economics
(alt. Degree of Master of Science in Business and Economics)

In order to qualify for a two-year Master's degree in Economics, the following requirements must be fulfilled:

- 120 credits at the advanced level, of which at least 105 credits must refer to advanced courses in Economics. The remaining 15 credits can be from other subjects (must be approved in advance by the Department of Economics).

The following courses must be included in the degree:

  • NEKN21 Advanced Microeconomic Analysis
  • NEKN31 Advanced Econometrics
  • NEKN41 Advanced Macroeconomic Analysis
  • NEKN01 Master Essay, first year
  • NEKP01 Master Essay, second year


Degree of Master of Science (120 credits) in Finance

In order to qualify for a two-year Master's degree in Finance, the following requirements must be fulfilled:

- 120 credits at the advanced level, of which at least 105 credits must refer to courses in Finance, Economics and Business Administration. The remaining 15 credits can be from other subjects (must be approved in advance by the Department of Economics).

The following courses must be included in the degree:

  • BUSN80 Financial Econometrics or NEKN31 Advanced Econometrics
  • BUSN81 Theory of Corporate Finance
  • BUSN87 Managerial Finance
  • NEKN81 Foundations of Finance
  • NEKN82 Empirical Finance
  • NEKN83 Financial Valuation and Risk Management
  • NEKN84 Topics in Finance
  • NEKN85 Project in Finance
  • NEKXXX Master Essay or BUSXXX Master Essay

At least one of the following courses must also be included in the degree:

  • NEKP81 Continuous Time Finance
  • BUSP62 Structured Finance and Insurance