Masters Programs in Business Economics

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Business Economics

The master’s degree is intended to allow students to continue their education after completing an undergraduate program. The skills and knowledge offered by a master’s degree program are intended to prepare graduates to jump right into a successful career.

What is a Master in Business Economics?  This field of study is a branch of business that focuses specifically on the application of economics as it relates to the operation of a company. Business economics students often take a combination of courses from both economics and business programs. Additionally, there are many required socio-political studies, including anthropology, psychology, and public economics.

Business is one of the most rewarding fields to build a career in, but it can be an industry that’s difficult to break into. Studying business economics benefits students by providing a unique angle of focus that often makes them appealing to companies. Master’s degree holders usually earn much higher salaries and are often more sought after.

The cost of earning a master’s degree can vary quite a bit. The school and program you choose will influence tuition and other costs. Your country of study also changes the cost. Before you enroll in a business economics program, it is quite wise to research the required expense.

Most of the careers available to graduates of the business economics field are in analytics. Economic experts help gauge the market, make recommendations, and influence decision-making. It is possible to work as an investment advisor, market research specialist, business analyst, or bank manager. If you are interested in management, it is also possible to become a director of finance. Master’s degrees are usually required to begin high-level business economics jobs.

If you are interested in earning a degree in business economics, begin by finding the program that is right for you. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Master In Finance (Spanish)

University of Deusto: Deusto Business School
Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 Spain Bilbao

A key feature of the Master taught in Spanish is the flexibility it gives the participant making competent to work in very different fields of financial management (industrial and service companies, banks and financial institutions, asset managers, etc. [+]

Masters in Business Economics. Program Description The main aim of the course is to acquire a professional profile with advanced training in the field of finance to allow developing positions of responsibility in this field in a short period of time. A key feature of the Master is the flexibility it gives the participant making competent to work in very different fields of financial management (industrial and service companies, banks and financial institutions, asset managers, etc. The Master in Finance is aimed at: Licensed / as or graduates / as in Administration and Management (or similar degrees) It is also open to graduates / as in other disciplines who wish to acquire a solid background in the financial field. In this case they will have to previously acquire skills in the financial sector by a Preparatory Intensive Course taking place in the months of July to September prior to the start of the program. Program Subject Corporate finance Markets Banking and Wealth Management Practices End of Master Project Admission requirements Academic requirements: Graduates / as in Business Administration (or equivalent). They have direct access to the selection process. Graduates in other degrees must perform intensive pre-master. Languages: The Master is taught primarily in Spanish and some courses in English at a level equivalent to C1 is required in both languages. Proof of English proficiency: the following titles that are equivalent to C1 may be submitted: Certificate in Advanced English - CAE BEC Higher TOEFL from 80 IELTS from 6.5 There is also the possibility of an internal level test organized by the Language Institute of the University of Deusto or take and pass courses leading to level C1 of the Institute of Languages ​​of the University of Deusto. If the candidate simply B2 level of English at the time of applying for the program, it can be provisionally admitted on condition that their level of English at the time of enrollment (in September) becomes C1 . This involves an explicit commitment of the candidate provisionally admitted to improve their English in the period between the request for admission and completion of enrolment. Professional experience: It is not necessary to have professional experience, although it is considered as added value that candidates provide. Career prospects A key feature of this program is the flexibility provided by the participant, making him competent to work in very different fields of financial management: Financial departments of companies (management, planning, treasury ...) Investment Management investment fund managers, pension funds ... Financial analysis and market operations: agencies or brokers. Consulting and financial advisory Financial institutions: commercial banking, corporate banking, risk and abroad, private banks, insurance companies ... Investment Banking: Mergers and acquisitions, business valuation ... The Careers Department of Deusto Business School aims to facilitate contact with the business world and to equip participants of the University Masters of some tools to help them promote and improve their employability. [-]

Master of International Business (MIB)

The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 USA Medford

The two-year Master of International Business (MIB) program is a unique hybrid degree that combines a flexible international affairs curriculum with core business courses. The MIB allows students to gain a firm grounding in business skills while building “contextual intelligence” about the forces that impact businesses today. [+]

The two-year Master of International Business (MIB) program is a unique hybrid degree that combines a flexible international affairs curriculum with core business courses. The MIB allows students to gain a firm grounding in business skills while building “contextual intelligence” about the forces that impact businesses today. Every day, the world is changing; new technologies, conflicts, laws, leaders. Business is not only affected by these changes, but is also essential to the solving problems and unlocking the opportunities they present. In such a world, the Master of International Business is more critical than ever. The MIB degree is uniquely positioned to develop your contextual intelligence by honing the ability to recognize the impact of politics, law, culture, and society on the world of business. Housed within the Institute for Business in the Global Context, the MIB combines concrete global business skills with a nuanced understanding of core international affairs areas including geopolitics, law, negotiations, and economics. Designed like a dual MBA-international affairs degree, the curriculum develops deep competency in international business practices and a nuanced understanding of the global business context. MIB Professional Opportunities One of the defining characteristics that Fletcher students share is the desire to create their own personalized career path. That can be both liberating and daunting, but Fletcher’s Office of Career Services and the Institute for Business in the Global Context offer support to assist in this journey. Students pursuing their MIB degree are interested in a variety of career paths. While many have an interest in a career with a management focus, the sectors and industries vary. Some MIB students would like a private sector career with an international focus. Interests range from political risk analysis to banking in the emerging markets to policy work in an energy company to corporate social responsibility. Many others would like to pursue careers with non-governmental organizations. Some of these students are interested in NGOs with business-related missions, such as microfinance or business development, while others would like to use their management skills in socially-oriented organizations. Still other students plan to work for the government or international organizations like the World Bank or the IMF. Contextual Intelligence The MIB program is characterized by students, faculty, and research fellows who delve into the hard questions of international business with relish. These are questions that are not easily answered by a single book, class, discipline, or school of thought. They herald a future where the world and the world of business are ever more interconnected, where decisions can't be made in a bubble, where real expertise demands deep contextual intelligence. This series of Ten Questions reflects the contextual intelligence we cultivate in our students in the MIB program. Click on a question below to read more about each topic and how we delve into this topic at Fletcher. Finance ClassThe MIB is a unique hybrid of a business degree and an international affairs degree. This two-year interdisciplinary program allows students to gain traditional business skills as well as the international knowledge necessary for working in a global business environment. The integrated MIB curriculum ensures that students not only understand how companies operate, but also the complex context in which they operate. Core Curriculum All MIB students gain a foundation of skills through a series of required core classes in business, international affairs, and regional studies, offered both in English and in the native language of the region. Electives and Specializations Additionally, students pursue their individual interests through flexible elective classes and two fields of study, one an international business field and the other an international affairs field. Fletcher students may also cross-register at the graduate schools of Tufts and Harvard Universities or pursue a semester-long international exchange program. Graduation Requirements Complete the core curriculum. Complete two fields of study: one in business and one international affairs. Demonstrate proficiency in a second language. Submit and have approved by a member of the faculty a satisfactory Capstone Project. Complete the Professional Development Program (PDP). [-]

Master in Economics (Dual Degree with Keio University)

Sciences Po
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 France Paris Japan Tokyo + 2 more

Sciences Po has signed dual degree agreements with leading universities around the world, in order to allow Master students to do a dual degree in two years. [+]

Masters in Business Economics. Master in Economics (Dual Degree with Keio University) Dual Degree Master: Sciences Po Department of Economics & Keio University (Japan) General Presentation Sciences Po has signed dual degree agreements with leading universities around the world, in order to allow Master students to do a dual degree in two years. The accomplishment of studying in two countries, gaining experience and speaking different languages adds to the prestige of the degrees, and is of very high value to the employers of today. Sciences Po's Department of Economics is proud to offer with its Master in Economics a dual degree with Keio University's Master in Economics. Made of courses at Sciences Po, Paris, France in Master 1 (Master Economics) and at Keio, Tokyo, Japan in Master Year 2, this program entirely taught in English offers great opportunities in the public, private and research sectors. Fees Students will pay tuition fees for Year 1 to Sciences Po; and tuition fees for Year 2 to Keio. Fees for each year of the programme will be set by Sciences Po and Keio and published in their normal way. Sciences Po fees will be equivalent to those charged for one regular year at Master's level at Sciences Po. Keio fees will be equivalent to those charge for Master of Arts in Economics at Keio. Applications The requirements for an application are as follows: Candidates should have a good degree in social sciences or humanities and have a strong background in economics as a formal entry requirement. The acceptable English language tests are IELTS at a minimum score of 7.0 and TOEFL with a minimum score of 600 in the paper test or 263 in the computer based test. Please note You cannot apply for two dual degree programmes. However, you may apply for a dual degree programme as well as a Master's programme. In this case you will need to put the dual degree programme down as your first choice in your application, and the Master's as your second choice. Furthermore, if deadlines for these two programmes differ, you must have submitted your application by the earliest deadline. Students must take up their place on a dual degree course at the beginning of the academic year following admission. It is not possible to defer entry. The admissions decision for dual degree programmes is made only after all applications have been received and the relevant programme deadline has expired. Candidates are then notified as to the outcome of their application two to three months after the selected programme's application deadline. This is a dual degree with Keio University. [-]

Master in Economics and Business

Sciences Po
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 France Paris

Working in the private sector, as a consultant, an entrepreneur or in a large multinational firm requires both a broad knowledge in economics and an aptitude to master the modern tools of strategy, accounting, and finance. [+]

Master in Economics and Business Working in the private sector, as a consultant, an entrepreneur or in a large multinational firm requires both a broad knowledge in economics and an aptitude to master the modern tools of strategy, accounting, and finance. The Master in Economics and Business has been created to provide its students with those tools and put them in the ideal position to successfully enter the job market in France or abroad. Graduates are prepared to work in a variety of functions and business sectors as in the banking and finance industry, in consulting as well as in multinational or smaller companies. Sciences Po is the ideal institution to run such a program. First, it can guarantee that students obtain a sound background in economics and finance, using the assets of a leading, growing and academically world recognised Department of Economics and Finance. Second, one of the specificities of Sciences Po is that students are well trained in professional presentation skills, both written and oral. Third, students are offered the job placement services developed by Sciences Po's Department of Economics to guarantee first rate professional outcomes for the students. Key features A two-years program providing a multidisciplinary approach A wide range of elective courses allowing students to customise the programme to their own interests A learning approach that includes both theory and practical applications, focusing on working group, presentations and case studies An international teaching environment with a diverse cohort of students Dual degrees The Master in Economics and Business offers international dual degrees with prestigious international universities. Students usually spend the first year at Sciences Po and the second year at the partner university. University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia (US) Fundação Getulio Vargas - Escola de Administração de Empresas, São Paulo (Brasil) Luigi Bocconi University, Milan (Italie) Columbia School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), New York (US) - No admission for 2017 intake Career opportunities The master is targeted at students aiming to work in the private sector in positions requiring both a broad knowledge in economics and business-management in France or abroad. This program is particularly suited for students having in mind a career in: Consulting and audit, Finance and Banking, Large multinational and industrial firms, SMEs and entrepreneurial ventures, International Organizations. Graduates can take up functions like: Auditors, risk managers, consultants in strategy or management, Financial planners, business analysts, project finance advisors, Business developers, marketing analysts, Economists, ratings analysts, credit or financial analysts, Corporate finance or corporate strategy officers, private equity/mergers and acquisitions advisors… Job market access is eased by Sciences Po's Department of Economics leading job placements activities: two weekly corporate breakfasts, one weekly afterwork event in leading companies headquarters, permanent job fairs, centralization of all finance-economics-business & management internships and job offers in the Department's weekly newsletter, along with courses where teachers often recruit... in class. Admissions The master welcomes applications from candidates of all nationalities, fluent in English (see Admissions Website for further details on language requirements) - no French proficiency required. Applicants must hold a bachelor (or equivalent) in economics, business, law or engineering. For detailed information concerning eligibility requirements please consult Sciences Po's Admissions website: international admissions procedure or national admissions procedure. Please note that Sciences Po has developed partnerships with certain French engineering schools. Pursuant to these agreements, students from these schools may be exempted from the admissibility phase of the national admissions procedure. [-]

Advanced Master in Finance

ESCP Europe Business School
Campus Full time 30 weeks January 2017 United Kingdom London France Paris + 2 more

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Masters in Business Economics. Studies at Paris and London campuses. Scientific Director: Prof. Philippe Thomas Objectives of the programme The MS Finance’s goal is to shape finance experts in corporate and market finance able to rapidly evolve in an international work environment. The full-time format of the programme allows after a short but dense education period to immediately access managerial and high-ranked positions in the finance world. Career opportunities Graduates work in all positions available in the world of finance: Sales, Traders, Market Makers, Structured Finance Equity Research Analyst, M&A Analyst, ECM, DCM, Private Equity, Leveraged Finance CFO, Consulting, Inspection Curriculum After a knowledge update in Maths and Accounting, the programme in structured in two terms. A combination of theory classes and of live practical cases: 8 week in Paris dedicated to core courses teaching fundamental finance tools Introduction to Finance Financial Economics Financial Analysis and Evaluation Mathematical Theory of Arbitrage Financial Theory Financial Decision Quantitative Methods and VBA 18 weeks (including 15 weeks on ESCP Europe London Campus) dedicated to one of two specialisations: Corporate Investment Banking Financial Markets Time spent on campuses 1 term in Paris – 1 term in London Class Profile Economics/Finance: 53% Business: 19% Engineering: 18% Law: 7% Other fields (Political and Life Sciences: 3% 36% international students 30% women, 70% men Language requirement French and English Duration 1 year (Start in September) Job Survey 78K€ is the average salary after the MS. Less than 3 months after graduation 79% are employed. 46% work outside of their country of origin. In which sector: Finance/Banking: 86% Others (Luxury, Consulting, Commerce/Retail, Auditing, etc.): 14% How to apply Online application TOEFL, TOEIC or IELTS & GMAT, GRE OR TAGE MAGE score OR ESCP Europe written tests: General knowledge + English test Personal interview if eligible [-]

Master of Global Business

SP Jain School of Global Management
Campus Full time 16 months August 2017 Singapore United Arab Emirates Dubai Australia Sydney + 3 more

Adapt to different business environments, cultures & market conditions. Immerse in new cultures, step out of your comfort zone, develop cross-cultural understanding, gain real-world experience and engage some of the world’s top companies with our Master of Global Business (MGB) program. [+]

Adapt to different business environments, cultures & market conditions. Immerse in new cultures, step out of your comfort zone, develop cross-cultural understanding, gain real-world experience and engage some of the world’s top companies with our Master of Global Business (MGB) program. Designed exclusively for graduates with little or no work experience, the program trains you to appreciate and adapt to different business environments, cultures and market conditions, preparing you for a lifetime of decision-making and leadership. CURRICULUM We don’t believe in a ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach. That’s why, as a postgraduate student at SP Jain, you will be engaged and motivated using a wide variety of teaching tools like simulations, online lessons, decision-making laboratories, global immersion exercises, guest lectures, industry sessions, research projects, student boardrooms and interactive discussions. A vibrant new feature of the postgraduate curriculum is the introduction of a Blended Model of Learning. Conventional MBA programs are made of a combination of knowledge-centric courses and their application in the real world. SP Jain’s recently revamped postgraduate curriculum, on the other hand, uses advanced online tools (like webinars, multimedia lessons, problem solving sessions) to deliver foundational and knowledge-based courses to students. It is believed that the discipline of online learning enhances learning agility (the ability to self-learn) and better retention of business fundamentals since students learn at a pace that suits them. On campus, the focus is on more advanced application-based topics that teach students to: Ask the right questions to frame issues Use the right tools to analyse data Synthesise information to create value Innovate using Design Thinking Use digital technology to develop high quality solutions, and Add value to future employers PROGRAM ARCHITECTURE To fulfil the requirements of the MGB program, students must complete 41 credits. The program includes 12 months of academic study at each of our 3 campuses + a mandatory 4-month internship. CORE COURSES In the initial term of the program, students build on their experience and gain a solid foundation in business through core courses in general topics of management like Economics, Finance, Statistics and Marketing. These courses are common and are required for all students, irrespective of their areas of specialisation. SPECIALISATIONS Industry experts believe that management takes place on two levels: cross-functional and vertical, and we reflect this by offering students a range of specialisations that equip them with the knowledge and specific tools that their future careers will demand. The following specialisations will be offered to students in the Intake of January 2017: e-Business (September Intake Only) Contemporary Marketing Management Global Finance Global Logistics & Supply Chain Management [-]