Economics and Econometrics

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Business Analytics

The MSc Business Analytics serves as IBSS’s flagship programme within this network. Graduates of this major go on to hold positions in data or information analysis, technical consultancy, IT project management, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) analysis. As with all IBSS programmes, the MSc Business Analytics also features a strong international component, preparing its students for global careers.

BA in Quantitative Social Sciences (QSS)

Accredited in the U.S. and Austria, BA in Quantitative Social Sciences (QSS) combines the study of human societies with a rigorous foundation in mathematics, statistics, computation and data science. The program teaches the interdisciplinary skills necessary to extract scientific understanding from societal data and consists of a comprehensive training in computational data analysis and mathematical modeling, as well as core theory and methods from sociology, economics, environmental science and political science.

Master of Health Economics

Master of Health Economics (MHE) focuses on education and promotion strategy to intrinsically motivate both individual and community practising healthy behaviour based on economic rationality and social norms. MHE students learn why health is a unique economic good regarding self-production and self-consumption of health quality. An Individual’s health status has a positive externality effect which is part of practising social norms.

Doctor of Economics

This program offers two types, a doctoral program by course and research. Both programs can be completed within a minimum of three years.

For the program by course, a student must complete five compulsory subjects and an election subject. All subjects could be completed during his first year of study (two semesters). The student is also mandatory to submit a dissertation and a paper for publication.


Economics programme is one of the English-taught Master’s Programmes available at the accredited Oulu Business School. You can take elective courses from other business programmes. 

You can also take advantage of several exchange programmes the Oulu Business School has made with foreign business schools.


Welcome to study at the AASCB accredited Oulu Business School. 

Economics is a two-year Master’s programme providing training in modern economics.