In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.
Professionals who have studied economics and administration comprehend both the larger economic picture and smaller, individualized trends. It is an interdisciplinary field in which specialists are trained to consider and analyze many components in both the public and private section and make recommendations based on current and potential conditions.
Education in the United Kingdom is a devolved matter with each of the countries of the United Kingdom having separate systems under different governments: the UK Government is responsible for England, and the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government and the Northern Ireland Executive are responsible for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, respectively.
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Our 100% Online Masters of Public Administration will help you expand your experience, advance your skillset and become a leader and a pioneer of public service at home or abroad. [+]
The MRes in Finance and Management degree at SOAS is unique in two respects. First, it combines a broad based training in quantitative and qualitative research methods used in financial and management studies. Secondly, due to the research background of academics at SOAS and their regional expertise, the qualitative and quantitative research methods introduced can be applied in the context of developing and emerging economies. [+]
Enhance your career in the finance, banking or investment industries with the dual online MSc & MA in Finance & Investment from the International Telematic University UNINETTUNO in partnership with Geneva Business School, delivered 100% online by InterActive’s industry-leading educational platform. [+]
This course focuses on critical issues and key developments relating to public management, such as leadership, strategy, performance management and human resource management. [+]
With ongoing activities in areas like biological applications, statistical ecology, and nonparametric statistics, research students joining SMSAS will become part of a thriving and vibrant research community. [+]
This degree provides training in the application of economic principles to the problems of international development. [+]
This programme is designed to provide an education in advanced economic and finance theory and quantitative methods. [+]
This degree provides training in advanced economic theory and econometric methods. [+]
PR is widely regarded as vital to the success of any enterprise organisation, from private businesses to multinational corporations, from public sector departments to governments. Advertising and marketing may improve your chances of selling your product or service to a consumer but public relations can enhance your overall reputation with everyone you deal with - not only consumers but also suppliers, support services, policy makers, workforce and the community in which you operate - any stakeholder who may be affected by your organisation or could have an impact on what you do. Advertising is what you say about yourself but PR is what other people say about you; and what they say matters. [+]
You should possess at least an upper second class first degree (or equivalent), or have considerable experience in a related field with evidence of outstanding ability and potential. Good spoken and written English are vital. IELTS level 6.5 is a minimum. You should have sound academic skills (research, writing, presentation) and basic competence in IT skills. Above all, you need to have an inquiring mind, an aptitude for sharing and communicating ideas, and a desire to develop as an independent and self-motivated thinker.
Our close links with business and the professions mean that our courses are always relevant, up-to-date and meet the exact needs of the current marketplace. Wherever possible, we involve employers in planning the curriculum, while many of our lecturers come from and maintain their links with industry, ensuring they are up to speed with the latest developments. Employability will be an integral outcome of your studies.... [-]
The MProf Accounting Practice has been designed to enhance the capabilities of managers working in the accountancy profession. It does this by developing your... [+]
Master in Accounting Practice (MProf)
The MProf Accounting Practice has been designed to enhance the capabilities of managers working in the accountancy profession. It does this by developing your skills of reflective practice and culminates in a major workplace based research project. It has been designed specifically for members of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and is an excellent option for those wishing to develop themselves through a critical exploration of their role and evolving managerial responsibilities. One of the benefits of the MProf is that it provides the opportunity to make a claim for academic recognition against your existing relevant formal and informal learning.... [-]
The Institute’s mission is: To improve health and health care delivery through excellence in applied health sciences research. [+]
Master in Health Economics Research Unit
Research Degrees: MSc, MPhil, PhD
The Institute’s mission is: To improve health and health care delivery through excellence in applied health sciences research.
The Institute of Applied Health Sciences (IAHS) provides a vibrant multidisciplinary research environment for over 300 research staff with active grants of more than £40 million. The Institute has a comprehensive range of research expertise needed for population-based research, including epidemiology, medical sociology, psychology, health economics, health informatics, health services research and statistics. The Institute’s research contributes locally, nationally and internationally to the evidence base needed by individuals, health care providers and organisations when making decisions about maximising health and optimising health care services. As well as producing high quality research findings, the Institute contributes to building capacity in health service research by providing training and development opportunities for its members and an increasing number of postgraduate students.... [-]
The Finance group is a very active research group that focuses in particular on the broadly defined areas of corporate governance/ finance and regulatory issues, behavioural finance and in empirical finance, in particular the relationship between financial markets and the real economy including the property market. [+]
Master in Finance
Research Degrees: MRes, MPhil, PhD
The Finance group is a very active research group that focuses in particular on the broadly defined areas of corporate governance/ finance and regulatory issues, behavioural finance and in empirical finance, in particular the relationship between financial markets and the real economy including the property market. Staff also foster collaborative interdisciplinary and international research which further strengthens its research base. Staff regularly visit universities in Europe, USA, Australasia and elsewhere as well as hosting visiting staff and seminars.
Applicants for the MPhil or PhD should have prior training in appropriate research methods at the postgraduate level. Applicants with a good honurs degree in finance or a related subject may instead be accepted for the MRes (finance) degree that may be taken over 1 year full time or 2 years part time. This degree qualifies students to progress into the doctoral programme.... [-]
The Department has a long established reputation for excellence in research and teaching. It has developed an international reputation for excellence in labour market research, and in economics of energy and natural resources. [+]
Master in Economics
Research Degrees: MPhil, PhD
The Department has a long established reputation for excellence in research and teaching. It has developed an international reputation for excellence in labour market research, and in economics of energy and natural resources. Labour market research has, since 2000, been instituted through the Centre for European Labour Market Research, which is located in the Department.
Members of the Department also benefit from close collaborative relations in research with colleagues in the University's Health Economics Research Unit, and with colleagues in cognate disciplines elsewhere in the University of Aberdeen Business School, especially Finance. A number of research projects are currently being undertaken, supported by prestigious funding bodies. Research on devolved government and public sector pay is supported by the Economic & Social Research Council; three research projects, on economic sustainability of coastal communities, quality of life and labour markets, and the effects of ageing and health inequality in labour markets, are being undertaken within major European Union funded programmes, and research projects in the upstream oil and gas industry are funded by major oil corporations and by the UK Government's Cabinet Office.... [-]
The Accountancy group is a very active research group that focuses in particular on the broadly defined areas of financial accounting including international accounting, public sector accounting and critical perspectives on management accounting. [+]
Master in Accountancy
Research Degrees: MPhil, PhD
The Accountancy group is a very active research group that focuses in particular on the broadly defined areas of financial accounting including international accounting, public sector accounting and critical perspectives on management accounting.
Accountancy staff also foster collaborative interdisciplinary and international research which further strengthens its research base. Staff regularly visit universities in Europe, USA and elsewhere as well as hosting visiting staff and seminars.
Applicants for these programmes must have at least a good Honours degree in Accountancy or a related subject and must provide a detailed research proposal and two academic references from their most recent academic institution.... [-]
During this program students’ competencies are developed through the study of leading edge accounting and finance practices and the development of relevant research skills. [+]
The Master of Accounting (MAcc) and Master of Finance (MFin) programmes have been designed as a comprehensive suite of programmes that provide students with a common core of knowledge, analysing international developments in the fields of financial reporting, management accounting, corporate finance and financial management. This core supplies the foundation for students to investigate aspects of the subject that are of specific interest to them in depth. The student’s choice of specialisation will lead them to achieve one of our named degrees:Master of Accounting (MAcc)Master of Accounting (Corporate Governance)Master of Accounting (Oil & Gas)Master of Accounting (Internal Audit) - New for 2009/10Master of Accounting (Micro-Finance) - New for 2009/10Master of Accounting (Public Sector Financial Management)Master of Accounting (Social Entrepreneurial Finance) - New for 2009/10... [-]