Economics, Degree Project (Bachelor)

15 credits

The course involves writing and presenting, in writing and orally, a thesis addressing a research question in economics. During the course the student will learn how to motivate and answer a research question using a scientific approach. This involves giving an overview of relevant theories, discussing existing empirical research related to the research question and providing original empirical and/or theoretical research. The student is expected to defend the thesis at a seminar and to discuss the theses of other students.


Linnaeus University’s campus is located roughly 15 minutes with bicycle from the city centre. Campus is like a small society in its own right, with the university, student accommodation and student life all in one place. Everything happens on campus – here you become part of a creative knowledge environment and an eventful student life.

What will you find when exploring Växjö? There is a great selection of restaurants and cosy cafés. There is a large lake in the city centre, beautiful nature is always nearby. Many students enjoy the combination of the city centre in Växjö and life on campus. This is where your dream of the future begins!