Masters Degree in Economic Policy in Europe

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Economic Policy

A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

Economic policy comes from the idea that government should have a hand in managing the economy. Examples of the government managing the economy include interest rates, taxation, and government expenses. Individuals who study and train in economic policy may learn how to develop effective economic policies that lead to strong economies.

There are more than four thousand higher education organizations in Europe, from leading research institutions to small, teaching-focused universities. Europe itself is not as much different than other continents, reaching from the Arctic Circle to the coast of Africa.

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Master Program in Macroeconomic Policy and Financial Markets

Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
Campus Full time 9 months September 2017 Spain Barcelona

Degree Awarded: Official Degree in Specialized Economics Analysis. [+]

Master Program - Macroeconomic Policy and Financial Markets

 

Policymakers are often forced to make decisions under conditions of uncertainty that have a direct impact on a country’s overall performance. A thorough understanding of the dynamics of the aggregate economy is necessary, but not entirely sufficient, for success. Private firms must also be knowledgeable of the many sources of aggregate risk and uncertainty, and the analytical tools available to study the aggregate economy can be of much help.

Students in the Macroeconomic Policy and Financial Markets Program will obtain relevant knowledge about the central issues in macroeconomic and financial economics analysis, as well as the key tools, data and models.... [-]


MSc International Economic Policy and Analysis

University of Westminster, Westminster Business School
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 United Kingdom London

This innovative course offers both MSc and MA streams. It has been designed to develop your ability to apply economic analysis to policy issues and business problems, which are often ambiguous and multi-faceted. [+]

This innovative course offers both MSc and MA streams. It has been designed to develop your ability to apply economic analysis to policy issues and business problems, which are often ambiguous and multi-faceted. Although there is a strong theoretical core, the course focus of the course is very much on the practical application of economic techniques to problems, and on developing the ability to communicate the insights that economic analysis can provide. The course has been created in conjunction with the Government Economic Service (GES) – a major employer of economics graduates in the UK. The University of Westminster is the only English university to have secured GES recommended status for a postgraduate course in economics. The course aims to provide you with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the latest developments in economics, with a focus on practical skills and development of the skills needed by a working economist. It is specifically aimed at those with a genuine interest in the application of economics to real-world situations. As well as enhancing your ability to apply relevant economic principles in the support of policy and strategy development, the course aims to develop your ability to communicate complex issues to wide audiences, your awareness of significant sources of economic and financial data, the problems faced when carrying out policy evaluation and your capability for self-awareness and group working. Course content You will gain an understanding of the key concepts in economics that underpin public sector policy and business decision making. This includes the various scenarios where we explore opportunity cost, equilibrium and disequilibrium, strategic interaction, market failure and the related concept of externalities. You'll develop your analytical skills by applying these concepts to current challenges that face the profession, at both macro and micro levels, and in both private and public sectors. This will provide you with the latest insights drawn from both the academic and practitioner arenas. Around a common core of modules covering key theoretical and practical elements, the MSc stream offers the possibility of pursuing a course of study in economics with a greater quantitative focus, while the MA stream has a stronger international emphasis. Students on this course benefit from free access to part of the material on the course reading list and an online subscription to Financial Times. In addition, you will get exposure to a global network of professional economists through a free student membership to the Society of Business Economists. Core modules Economic Evaluation Project This module provides you with the framework within which to develop your full project (dissertation) from the proposal submitted as part of the Research Methods module. The majority of projects undertaken by MSc students would be expected to involve an empirical component and appropriate quantitative analysis. Projects undertaken by MA students are likely to be of a more applied nature, possibly issue or problem based. Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy This module reviews the historical evolution of macroeconomic policy and, through a review of the theoretical and empirical literature, develops the analytical framework of macroeconomics underpinning contemporary macroeconomic policy. Microeconomic Analysis and Policy You will review theoretical and empirical microeconomic approaches in order to shed light on business decision making and microeconomic policy in mixed economies. Research Methods This module aims to enhance your knowledge and competence of the research process, and the application of research methods in the area of applied economics. Strategy and Appraisal in Economics This module applies the theoretical tools, concepts and methodology of economics to private and public sector scenarios, with an emphasis on communicating and appraising policy and strategy options. International Economics This module offers a critical, theoretically informed, issue-based approach to the study of international trade and investment, finance, economic institutions, globalisation and economic integration. Managing Data The ability to access, manipulate and interpret data from a range of sources, both primary and secondary, is an essential skill for economists and business professionals. This module offers a practical introduction to relevant data sources and to the tools necessary to critically explore these sources. Option modules Development Economics and Policy By exploring the concepts and theories that have been developed and applied by economists to the study of the problems of developing countries, this module explores the implications for the framing of development policy. Global Financial Markets This module provides you with an in-depth understanding of the structure and operation of foreign exchange markets, financial instruments used in global markets and the operation of financial institutions such as banks and insurance companies expanding across a number of financial markets. Students on the MA stream may take another Westminster Business School postgraduate module, with the permission of the Course Leader. Course-specific entry requirements You should normally hold a first degree from a recognised institution (minimum Lower Second Class), or international equivalent. If your first degree is in Economics or a cognate discipline such as Business, Geography, Development Studies or Mathematics, a minimum Lower Second Class (or international equivalent) is acceptable. If you have a more general first degree you would normally require an Upper Second Class (or international equivalent). The University operates a system of awarding credit for accredited prior learning either through formal study (APL) or experience (APEL). If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 6.5, with a minimum score of 6 in each element. [-]

MA East Asian Economy and Society

University of Vienna
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Austria Vienna

The two-year master's programme East Asian Economy and Society (EcoS) is a multidisciplinary programme dealing with contemporary societal, political and economic aspects of the East Asian region as a whole. It is offered at the Department of East Asian Studies of the University of Vienna in English language. [+]

Masters in Economic Policy in Europe 2017. The two-year master's programme East Asian Economy and Society (EcoS) is a multidisciplinary programme dealing with contemporary societal, political and economic aspects of the East Asian region as a whole. It is offered at the Department of East Asian Studies of the University of Vienna in English language. For more information, see the EcoS Website. We regard East Asia as more than just the sum of countries in that region. Rather than offering "light-versions" of Chinese, Japanese or Korean Studies, we focus on current transnational and regional issues as well as on comparative approaches. Reflecting the common traditions as well as the growing interrelation between Northeast Asia (China, Japan and the two Koreas) and Southeast Asia, we expanded our regular activities in research and teaching to include the ASEAN countries. We believe that it is impossible to achieve a proper understanding of regional and country-specific issues without a solid foundation in established theories and methods of social science. Acquiring and utilising such methodology is therefore a core characteristic of our programme. However, even the best methodological skills are unlikely to produce optimal results if they are applied out of context. Historical and cultural tradition, customs, and values limit the number of actually available options and influence choices in East Asian societies just as anywhere else. It is therefore no coincidence that our programme is based at an area studies department. EcoS was first offered in the winter term 2008. The objective of the programme is to train experts in social science methods who apply their methodological skills to the East Asian region using a multidisciplinary approach. Accordingly, emphasis is put on transnational and regional issues and on comparative analyses. Students are equipped with academic research skills as well as the ability to apply the acquired knowledge in practice. Graduates have comprehensive knowledge of the economic, political and cultural characteristics of East Asian countries as well as their development. They are able to apply this knowledge to practically relevant issues. The study programme consists of five independent modules, totalling 120 ECTS. In module 1, the fundamentals of one East Asian language (Chinese, Japanese or Korean) are taught. Students who already hold a Bachelor's degree or a similar qualification in one of these languages are required to take courses in a language in which they do not hold such degree or qualification. In modules 2 and 3, students examine economic and political aspects of the East Asian regions within four core mandatory seminars on East Asia’s economic systems, economic development, political systems and international relations. In module 4, students are given a certain degree of flexibility when they study East Asian societies from a cultural-historical perspective, including history, religions and intercultural negotiation. In module 5, previously acquired skills are refreshed and applied to a research theme which leads to the MA thesis. Students conclude their studies with an MA examination in form of a defensio of their MA thesis. Course contents of courses in modules 2 and 3 as well as especially module 4 correspond with our key areas of research of our EcoS staff (http://ecos.univie.ac.at/about-us/staff/). EcoS courses are characterised by an international spirit, as more than half of our students come from various countries within Europe or overseas. Students share their knowledge attained from previous studies, creating an inspiring and creative atmosphere. Three student representatives provide counselling for students, organize tutorials and student round tables and serve as mediators between students and EcoS staff. For more information, click here. Contact: ecos@univie.ac.at [-]

Master Policy Economics

Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Netherlands Rotterdam

By completing this Master programme you will be able to apply state-of-the-art economic theory and research methods to solve the most important policy issues of our time. [+]

Policy Economics Solving policy questions with advanced economic analysis and empirical research Economic policy problems are everywhere. Think of the financial crisis in 2008 and the Eurocrisis that erupted in 2010. Think also of population ageing which causes large increases in spending on healthcare and pensions. Global warming may threaten future life on earth. And income inequality is increasing almost everywhere in the Western world due to globalization and technological changes. In order to be able to solve economic problems governments need excellent policy economists. By completing this Master programme you will be able to apply state-of-the-art economic theory and research methods to solve the most important policy issues of our time. Besides courses, the core of the Master programme consists of seminars. In the main seminar you will try to solve one of the most pressing policy problems of our time. Moreover, our partners will provide internships for the best students of the program, for example, at one of the Ministries, CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis, competition and other government authorities. During this internship you will also most likely write your Master’s thesis. Open minded, inquisitive, thorough? Rotterdam! The main values of the Policy Economics programme at Erasmus School of Economics are: open minded, curious, academically thorough, hard-working and politically engaged. If you are a strongly analytical student, if you are highly motivated, and if you are socially engaged, then you should enroll in the Master in Policy Economics! Careers Good policy economists are scarce and your career perspectives will be excellent. When graduating from this master you will be able to work as an applied policy economist at ministries, applied research institutes, bureaus for policy analysis, and international institutions. The places where our Policy Economics specialisation alumni will be working are the Dutch Ministries, CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Research, the Dutch Central Bank, the OECD, and universities. The curriculum of the Master in Policy Economics provides students with basic economic theory and empirical tools that are essential to become an outstanding policy economist. Core courses of this Master are Advanced Public Economics and Applied Econometrics. Furthermore, students can choose three elective courses in the master Policy Economics, as for example Advanced Macroeconomics, Policy Issues in Public Spending on Labor, Education and Health and Economics of Organisations. The Master also provides two large seminars. In the first seminar students become familiar with a wide array of applied research techniques (e.g. qualitative research, econometrics of policy evaluation, cost-benefit analysis, field experiments) while discussing recent cases in policy evaluation. The second seminar is devoted to analysing one or two highly relevant policy issues. This seminar changes every year to adjust to the policy issues that are most pressing at that time. The last part is devoted to writing the Master’s thesis. Courses/seminars Seminar Cases in Policy Evaluation Seminar Economic Policy Applied Econometrics Economics of Organisations Seminar Quantitative Macroeconomics Applied Econometrics Advanced Public Economics Advanced Macroeconomics Industrial Organisation Advanced Money Credit and Banking The Practice of Economic Policy Making Financial Development Policy issues in Education, Health and Labor Advanced Behavioral Economics Ilja Surikovs Student Policy Economics 'Policy Economics is a specialisation for open-minded critical thinkers who want to perform sound economic analysis and give sound economic advice based on facts' Jonathan Frisch Student Policy Economics ‘I strongly recommend the specialisation in Policy Economics. It strengthens your foundation in economics and provides you with excellent skills to analyse economic policy issues’ Falk Laser Job Title: Research and Teaching Assistant Employer: Technische Universität Darmstadt Graduated: 2014 'Policy Economics is a great programme helping you to disentangle the complexity of big policy questions and develop sound economic analyses to real world problems' Matthijs Oosterveen Job Title: PhD-candidate Employer: Erasmus University Rotterdam Graduated: 2013 'This master equips you with the set of tools to tackle the most urgent economic policy questions that society faces today' [-]

Master in International Economic Policy

Sciences Po
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 France Paris

The unique Master in International Economic Policy focuses on the issues that challenge the economic diplomat or international policy-maker, the business and financial sectors, the specialised journalist or indeed society at large. [+]

Masters in Economic Policy in Europe 2017. Master in International Economic Policy The Master in International Economic Policy is led in collaboration with the Department of Economics of Sciences Po. General objectives The unique Master in International Economic Policy focuses on the issues that challenge the economic diplomat or international policy-maker, the business and financial sectors, the specialised journalist or indeed society at large: currency wars, optimal trade levels, labour standards, transfer of technologies, financing development… The program is intended for students who wish to specialise in questions related to applied economics at the international and regional - including Europe - levels, and that structure market economies. Special attention will be paid to the economies of emerging and developing countries. The Master in International Economic Policy gives students an extremely solid foundation in international economics through a well-balanced curriculum. For students with a prior specialised course of study in economics, the IEP curriculum will give them a policy-oriented perspective and flesh out the global economic context. Please note that although there is no mathematics admissions prerequisite, candidates for the IEP Master are expected to have completed successfully at least introductory courses in microeconomics and macroeconomics at the undergraduate level. Scientific Advisor Quoc-Anh Do is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Sciences Po's Department of Economics and at the LIEPP. Pr. Do's research interests are in political economics, development economics, applied microeconomic topics and corporate governance. Main orientations and specific features The core curriculum is as focused on economic theory and analysis (economic integration, international trade), finance (international finance, European monetary policy, firms in a global economy) as on policy (economics and competition policy, trade policies, intellectual property rights, labour standards,…) in the field of international trade and investment. The economic dimension is underscored by the offering of praxis oriented courses that help differentiate the economist from other social science specialists. Careers opportunities Graduates of the programme may envisage careers in both the private sector (consulting firms, think tanks, banks, corporate sector) and the public sector (international organisations, national public administrations, development agencies). [-]

Master Of Public Management And Public Policy Expert

Corvinus University of Budapest, Faculty of Economics
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2017 Hungary Budapest

The charter of the description of qualifications: Degree in economics and public policy, public management course (Economist in Public Policy and Management). who are trained in economics ... [+]

The charter of the description of qualifications: Degree in economics and public policy, public management course (Economist in Public Policy and Management)

Who is waiting for the Public Management and Public Policy MA program?

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Master in Economic and Social Policy - taught in FRENCH

University of Mons
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Belgium Mons

he master’s degree in economic and social policy, representing 120 credits, provides a solid specialist training, enabling effective integration into the public and private spheres. [+]

Masters in Economic Policy in Europe 2017. This program is taught in FRENCH. The master’s degree in economic and social policy, representing 120 credits, provides a solid specialist training, enabling effective integration into the public and private spheres. Profile of the programme The master’s degree in economic and social policy provides advanced training based on solid management fundamentals (economic policy, tax law, public and administrative law, etc.) at both national and European levels, providing a thorough understanding of decision-making, especially in public institutions. The curriculum includes: A first year of 60 credits divided into 20 general education credits (Belgian society and institutions, IPP tax law, internal policy of the European Union, public and administrative law, discrimination analysis), 30 credits in economic and social policy (economic policy, SEC national accounting, sustainable development and production, social economics, social policy and labour economics) and a specialized module of 10 credits (seminars in economic policy and social policy), plus optional language courses. A second year of 60 credits built around a common core of 54 credits (dissertation, internship, local authority finance and accounting, environmental policy and legislation, tax law/VAT/ISoc, employment policies, labour and social security law, education in social action and public procurement legislation), a choice of specialist modules worth 6 credits, plus optional language classes. The curricula offered by the Warocqué School of Business and Economics have been ISO-certified since 2003. This certification, which is identical to that used in the professional world, involves the various stakeholders in a process leading to continuous improvement in the quality of the education that is provided. This quality approach, with the student at its heart, incorporates support tools such as tutoring, mentoring and remediation, which allow for easier integration into the academic world and improve students’ success rates. Fully involved in the system, the students are regularly consulted in the quest for still higher levels of quality (satisfaction surveys, consultation on exam schedules, academic support, etc.). This approach, unique in higher education in the French Community, has been rewarded more than once with the “Walloon Quality Prize” (2007 and 2009). Key learning outcomes After completing this curriculum, students will be able to: develop research within the research departments of public institutions lead a department in a public company (La Poste, Electrabel, Belgacom, etc.) work in a federal, regional or local authority (province, town, municipality, public social assistance centre, police district, etc.) teach (higher secondary school certification, non-university higher education certification) apply interdisciplinary skills: independence, rigour, group work, oral presentations, research, etc. Various possibilities for employment also exist in the private sector. Occupational profiles of graduates The master’s degree in economic and social policy is a professional qualification, and enables direct entry into the world of work. Access to further studies The master’s degree in economic and social policy gives full access to the doctorate (including one year of doctoral training in a graduate school). Various advanced master’s degrees are also accessible, such as the advanced master’s in microfinance (run jointly with Paris-Sorbonne, ULB Brussels and Wageningen-UR). Mode of study Full time [-]

Research Master's Programme Economics and Business

University of Groningen
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Netherlands Groningen

Are you interested in high end research in the field of Economics and Business? Are you ready for an intellectual challenge? Then this is the programme for you. [+]

Research Master's Programme Economics and Business

Are you interested in high end research in the field of Economics and Business? Are you ready for an intellectual challenge? Then this is the programme for you.

The Research Master's degree in Economics and Business is a two-year programme and is open to bright and ambitious students.

This programme provides you with a thorough basis in academic research in the fields of Economics and Business. The aim of the programme is to qualify you for a career in research. Therefore, there is a strong focus on scientific and academic skills. You can choose from six different profiles:

1) Economics, Econometrics & Finance2) Marketing3) Global Economics & Management4) Operations Management and Operations Research5) Human Resource Management and Organizational Behaviour6) Innovation & Organization... [-]


Master in Economic Analysis and European Policy

Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Belgium Brussels

The goals of this programme are to strengthen the knowledge of the students in economics. At the same time, they will get the chance to specialise in a particular field . [+]

Masters in Economic Policy in Europe 2017. Wide range of courses covering all economic fields Advanced training Development of analytical, quantitative and qualitative skills The Master in Economics – Analysis, Policy and Research proposes a rigorous and advanced training in all key economics disciplines, such as microeconomics, macroeconomics, and econometrics. The training is completed by two seminars (one quantitative, one thematic) and the writing of a master thesis which develops the students’ autonomy and capacity to lead important projects and communicate with others. The possibility to choose a field of specialization (Financial Economics, Innovation and Markets, International Economics, and Socio-economic policy) provides students with solid expertise to analyse complex economic problems and become skilled decision-makers who can generate innovative solutions in a changing economic world. This master also offers the possibility to opt for a research-oriented specialization in the second year, which leads to a Ph.D. in economics. Fact Sheet: English (80% to 90%) - French (10% to 20%) depending on the choice of the optional courses International exchange programme opportunities Double degree optional (LUISS Guido Carli) Requirements: TOEFL > 95 GMAT > 650 ECTS grade of B Strong economic and management background [-]

Official Master's Degree In Law And Economics

Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega Y Gasset
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 Spain Madrid

This program provides access to the title of University Master's Degree in Economic Analysis of Law from the Complutense University of Madrid. [+]

This program provides access to the title of University Master's Degree in Economic Analysis of Law from the Complutense University of Madrid. The credits earned in the Master will be recognized automatically for access to doctoral studies in any university in the European Higher Education Area. Why study this Master? Economic Analysis of Law has become a fundamental working tool for a professional career. This Master will open the doors to a successful career, both work in law firms or consulting firms to serve in positions of government, public bodies or international organizations. It also allows professional development in academia as being an official degree from the Complutense University of Madrid, giving direct access to the development of the doctoral thesis and obtain the degree of Doctor access. This program offers a unique opportunity for interdisciplinary postgraduate studies-and officers-in Law and Economics. Economic Analysis of Law is a relatively new discipline that has gained great importance in the last twenty years. Is an innovative approach that has been taught with growing influence in the most prestigious universities in the world. It is a methodology applied to problems of a legal or institutional nature, principles and reasoning economic, placing special emphasis on efficiency standards, contracts and institutions in general. The Master is primarily intended for graduates in Law, Economics, Political Science and Social Science graduates overall. In short it is an excellent program for graduates of different specialties and profiles who want to train in the applied mainly to economic reasoning law, but also to all regulation broadly and public policies. For those who do not have training in Economics, Business Administration or other similar careers, Master is the best way to get a solid, rigorous and applied in the shortest time possible economic formation. Programme structure The Master consists of 60 credits (ECTS) including classes, methodological courses, seminars, conferences, internships and other complementary activities. Also the filing of a Final Research paper on a particular topic to be selected by mutual agreement between the student and the Office of the Master is required, and for which each student is assigned an experienced supervisor on the research topic. The minimum number of ECTS credits for tuition and academic year for the degree of Master in Economic Analysis of Law is 60. If the student does not enroll or exceeds all credits required for your degree in one term, it must adhere to the stipulations of the General Regulations of Permanence of Complutense University of Madrid. Development of the Academic Year • The Master has a duration of one academic year, beginning in October 2016 and end in June 2017 (including examinations of the third quarter). • The opening of the academic year will take place on October 19, 2016. • The subjects are divided into three trimesters. • Classes are held Monday through Thursday in the afternoon and each session lasts approximately four hours (usually the class schedule is from 16.30 to 20.30 h.). • a minimum of 85% attendance is required. • Obtaining the title is conditional on overcoming the tests on all subjects of the Master and the achievement of a final dissertation. The tests are performed in the fourth quarter of each quarter. To pass the examination a minimum mark of 5 is required. Students who do not pass a test are entitled to a second call for a recovery test. • The Final Master Work must be delivered before September 9 year ending academic year and will be graded by a professor designated for that purpose. It also must be approved with a minimum grade of 5. Once the teaching period and tests the third quarter ended, students will have no attendance obligations so they will be ready, if they wish, to return to their cities or countries of residence if they were not in Madrid as well. The final work will be mailed and there is no obligation to defend it in person before a court or before the designated teacher for monitoring and rating. • Students will be instructed in locating sources of information, and help them improve their computer skills so they can conveniently follow the different subjects of the course. • The Master may include holding conferences, seminars and scientific meetings open to students. In addition, each year organizes a conference of the Spanish Association of Economic Analysis of Law, attended by speakers from top national and international prestige and wing which students are invited to attend. • During the second and third trimesters, students can do internships in public agencies, law firms or companies. These practices may be offered by the organization of the Master-if there is availability in each course, or may be proposed by the students themselves in the place they themselves seek. Admission Requirements  To study the Master is required to be in possession of a university degree, degree or similar. [-]

BIO-ECONOMIC MANAGEMENT IN THE CONTEXT OF SUSTAINABLE GROWTH

Danubius University
Campus Full time Romania Galați

This master degree within the Faculty of Economical Science aims at achieving the following objectives: - Forming qualified specialists in conformity with the present requirements of the job markets from Romania and the European Union countries, promoting a set of values based on solidarity, non-discrimination, ethics, scientific objectivity, creativity and dynamism; [+]

Masters in Economic Policy in Europe 2017. This master degree within the Faculty of Economical Science aims at achieving the following objectives: - Forming qualified specialists in conformity with the present requirements of the job markets from Romania and the European Union countries, promoting a set of values based on solidarity, non-discrimination, ethics, scientific objectivity, creativity and dynamism; - Engaging students in scientific research through getting involved in national and international scientific projects; - Ensuring a body of specialists in the economic field, in accordance with the national and international standards. Master students may gain the following specialized skills after obtaining their degree: - Knowledge of the elements that are specific to bio-economy, those regarding the ethics of the activity and the way in which these are organized and pursued; - The capacity to analyse and interpret some problems that are specific to bio-economy and to back up decisions based on the provided information; - Developing a deep understanding at an operational level of bio-economy in the context of applying European and world strategies; - Developing skills in the field of entrepreneurial, industrial and agro-alimentary bio-economy; - The capacity to cognitively and professionally apply concepts, theories and investigation methods within the field of bio-economy. Some of the subjects studied within this program are: the basis of bio economy, European Union’s bio-economic strategy, World strategy for bio-economy, bio-business, Bio-economic law, Industry and service bio-economy. The study curriculum includes stages of specializing practice during the first year of study, 3 weeks, and summing 90 hours at the end of the second semester. Possible carrier paths: - Business consultant in agriculture - Consultant/expert/economist in environment economy - Economist researcher in environment economy - Economist researcher in agro-alimentary economy - Consultant in ecology and environment - Research assistant economist in agro-alimentary economy. Admission is based on the documents sent in by the candidates, taking into account the undergraduate grade average. [-]

Master in European Economic Governance (MEEG)

LUISS School of European Political Economy
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 Italy Rome

The MEEG aims at training full-fledged economists and experts in the field of European regulation and policy. Technical and analytical competencies acquired through the program are intended to form professionals with a comprehensive understanding of the European regulatory framework, who are adept at managing relations between national institutions, companies, and European institutions. [+]

NEW - Master in European Economic Governance This master's program will complement SEP’s other activities, which are currently focused on the analysis of the economy and governance of both the European Union (EU) and the European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU), with an aim to develop policy suggestions. SEP's analytical research will enhance MEEG's theoretical, institutional and applied knowledge. After a one-year course, MEEG students will earn an international master's degree (Master di II livello) in Economics. The master’s program is divided into two terms. The first term focuses on providing essential analytical and macroeconomic tools, as well as an overview of the historical development and legal evolution of the EU and EMU. In the second term, courses concentrate on the internal market of the EU and related key regulatory issues, such as the regulation of banking and capital markets, corporate governance, consumer protection, energy, and the environment. In order to get the most out of these courses, students are expected to already possess basic analytical tools, and two preliminary courses will be offered to those who lack prior training in the field of economics. All candidates will be required to attend a course on the management of data processing programs (Math-Lab), in addition to a course on application sources and techniques for European Funds. Aim The MEEG aims at training full-fledged economists and experts in the field of European regulation and policy. Technical and analytical competencies acquired through the program are intended to form professionals with a comprehensive understanding of the European regulatory framework, who are adept at managing relations between national institutions, companies, and European institutions. Almost all big and medium-sized firms operating within EMU member states entertain stable and continuous interactions with key European institutions. These interactions are often hindered by insufficient knowledge of the regulatory framework on the side of firms. On the flipside, European institutions often fail to factor in technical and country-specific instruments, causing them to inadequately assess the impact of their regulatory framework on the private sector. The MEEG aims at training professionals who can see the complete picture, and act as a vital link between national institutions, companies, and European institutions. Program The MEEG is a second level master's degree (Master di II livello). It is conducted in English, with a completion requirement of 60 credits. All applicants must possess a four or five-year undergraduate degree (or equivalent diploma), and will be selected based on their CV, and, in certain cases, an interview. The MEEG program includes two preliminary courses (for candidates who require basic technical tools), twelve main courses, two instrumental courses (Math-Lab and Application for European Funds), and three optional courses. Each of the preliminary courses lasts 12 hours and grants no credit. Each of the main and instrumental courses lasts 20 hours (including possible course-specific seminars) and grants 3 credits; 3 credits are provided by each of the optional courses (see below). A master's thesis provides 6 credits, and additional credits derive from activities in common with other master's programs, or self-directed activities approved by the teaching board. The MEEG intends to assist students with solid academic track records in finding internship opportunities at economic and financial institutions, both national and European. Instruction is divided into a preparatory phase, if necessary, and two full academic terms. Students who need to acquire basic technical tools for advancing through the program must take two preliminary courses in September, neither of which provide credits toward graduation. The first academic term spans October-December, during which students must complete between 7-8 courses (21-24 credits). The second term spans March-May, and consists of the remaining 7-8 courses (21-24credits), along with additional seminars as required. For all courses, attendance is compulsory. Lectures are usually held three days per week. A fourth day is reserved for general conferences and seminars, as well as internal course-specific events. A fifth day is dedicated to tutoring and discussion sessions, as well as individual study. The period from June to September is devoted to preparing the master's thesis and/or completing a possible internship. The program's structure allows for some flexibility in order to accommodate individual interests. Motivated candidates may submit proposals for self-directed study to the teaching board, with the understanding that refusal is a possibility. To earn the master's degree, candidates must pass a written exam at the end of each completed course write, and present a thesis to the teaching board, and satisfy the requirement for self-directed study. Program MEEG comprises the following courses: (i) two preliminary courses (to be taken in September) dealing with mathematical and statistical applications of economic theory and policy; (ii) two main courses on European macroeconomic theory and policy; (iii) six main courses on European regulation; (iv) one main course on European and comparative law; (v) one main course on European economic history; (vi) one main course on European economic institutions; (vii) one main course on European political institutions; (viii) two instrumental courses; (ix) two elective courses or group of courses; (x) seminars. In general (see below for exceptions), a completed program of study will include the twelve main courses, two instrumental courses, two elective courses, and additional seminars. Exceptions Candidates who do not have sufficient quantitative skill at the time of enrollment will be required to complete two additional preliminary courses. Candidates who possess an undergraduate degree lacking in economic training can substitute the two preliminary courses under (i) with two basic courses in Maths and Statistics offered by LUISS University. Additionally, they will be requested to replace the three optional courses under (ix) with three basic courses on microeconomics, macroeconomics and economic policy, offered by other degree programs at LUISS University. To supplement the above-mentioned courses, the master's program will include: (i) seminars held by key European representatives; (ii) professional training seminars, possibly in common with other master's programs; and (iii) seminars in which candidates will present their theses. Near the end of the instruction period, the MEEG will assist in the process of finding internship opportunities. These may be found at economic and financial institutions (both national and European), as well as at private firms. Curriculum SEP Senior Researchers, SEP Senior Fellows, and SEP Friends constitute the core of the MEEG's academic staff. This group cooperates with representatives from EU political and juridical institutions, notably, key personages already participating in other SEP and LUISS School of Government (SoG) activities. The MEEG provides candidates with flexibility in their academic endeavors, allowing them to tailor their path of study to their professional backgrounds, interests, and career preferences. The list of courses below shows the variety of options available, whether they be courses belonging to other master's programs in SEP and SoG, or those belonging to other first and second degree master's programs at LUISS University. Teaching staff will guide and approve each study plan. All candidates will have access to a dedicated tutor. Preliminary Courses 1. Introduction to Quantitative Economic Methods 2. Introduction to Advanced Economics First Term 1. European Economic Governance 2. The European Economy Since 1945 3. European Law 4. European Macroeconomics: Issues in Advanced Policies 5. European Monetary Theory and Policy 6. European Political Institutions 7. Instrumental Course: Math Lab Second Term 1. Banking Regulation 2. Capital Markets Regulation in the European Union 3. Competition and Consumer Protection in the European Union 4. Corporate Governance in the European Union 5. The European Union Internal Market for Products and Services 6. Energy and Environment in the European Union 7. Instrumental Course: Access to European Funds for Investment, R&D, and Cohesion Electives Candidates are requested to choose two more courses among those designed for the MEEG program, those provided by other degree programs at SEP, and those available through the SoG. In the academic year 2015-2016, one course is available as an elective directly through the MEEG program: 1. The European Welfare System (Term 2) A list of other available electives will be provided to candidates prior to the beginning of each term. Before each term, students will receive a file for each of the basic courses provided, with the curriculum, relevant references, and study material. Candidates are encouraged to set up their thesis as a research paper fit for publication. Their progress will be supervised by a member of the teaching staff or a senior researcher chosen by the teaching staff. Thanks to the structure outlined above, the MEEG program provides high-level training to assist candidates in reaching their professional goals. KEY ELEMENTS OF MEEG What we trust in and work for everyday EUROPE AS A KEY-FIELD OF INTEREST Companies and institutions operating in the internal market gain competitiveness by adopting a European perspective SKILLS FOR NEW PROFESSIONALS Full-fledged economists who link national institutions or companies with European institutions INTERNATIONAL CONNECTIONS SEP is part of a network of research and policy centres LUISS'S ADDED VALUE Over 200 companies and institutions collaborate with LUISS and offer its graduates employment opportunities MEEG’S GOALS What the MEEG will do DEVELOP PROFESSIONALS FOR EUROPEAN INSTITUTIONS AND COMPANIES MATCH THE CORPORATE ACTIVITY WITH THE EUROPEAN INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK GIVE YOUNG PEOPLE THE POTENTIAL TO WORK IN A EUROPEAN CONTEXT DEEPEN UNDERSTANDING OF EU INSTITUTIONS AND ITS ACTIVITIES PARTICIPANTS' PROFILE The MEEG program seeks to attract candidates who are interested in European studies, who aim to become key professional gures in their elds through a better understanding of the relations between national institutions or private companies and European institutions. Admission requirements: Master’s Degree (Italian Laurea Magistrale or equivalent international Degree) English knowledge: C1, C2 Deep interest in European policies European vision and global mindset DOCUMENTS Applicants must send the following documents: Application request CV Possible additional certifications OPPORTUNITIES With advanced technical and analytical training, graduates of the MEEG program will have an advantage when seeking employment at: European institutions national institutions private or public companies, as a “link” with the European institutions lobbying firms research centers The technical and analytical competence that participants will acquire at MEEG are intended to form professionals in the field of European institutions and in the management of relations between national institutions or companies and European institutions. Private sector interaction with European institutions is often based on insu cient knowledge of regulatory framework. On the ipside, European institutions often do not adequately assess the impact of regulation on productivity, especially through the lens of technical and country- speci c instruments. The MEEG program aims at training professionals who can play these missing roles, both on the side of national institutions and companies, as well as that of European institutions. INTERNSHIP The MEEG program intends to assist its graduates' search for internship opportunities, at national and European economic and nancial institutions. The LUISS network and its connections with national and European institutions, as well as the business world, increase internship opportunities. LUISS NETWORK What distinguishes LUISS is its privileged relationship with the business world. Over 200 companies, multinationals, and public and private institutions collaborate with the university, each offering real opportunities to enter the business world. LUISS provides students with multiple opportunities to meet and learn from business professionals. Its connections with the institutional and European network enhances the career prospects of its graduates. MEEG aims at training full-fledged economists with expert knowledge in the field of European policy and regulation. It creates professionals in the management of relations between national institutions or companies and European institutions. [-]

Master in Economics

University of Minho - School of Economics and Management
Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2017 Portugal Braga

The Master Programme in Economics is designed to provide advanced training in Economics to holders of a 1st cycle in Economics or Managament. It aims at endowing professionals with advanced knowledge in Economic Analysis and Economic Policies, without neglecting the possibility of deepening knowledge in some Management related areas. [+]

Masters in Economic Policy in Europe 2017. The Master Programme in Economics is designed to provide advanced training in Economics to holders of a 1st cycle in Economics or Management. It aims at endowing professionals with advanced knowledge in Economic Analysis and Economic Policies, without neglecting the possibility of deepening knowledge in some Management related areas. It ensures the development of theoretical and soft skills deemed important to enhance the prospects of a successful professional career in a diverse range of institutions: large companies, solid SMEs, public companies and organisations, consulting companies, banking sector, Bank of Portugal, regulators and various agencies and international organisations. It is a three-semester-long programme which corresponds to 100 ECTS. It culminates with the elaboration of a dissertation project or an internship + report, in the students' area of expertise, respectively. The Master Programme in Economics envisages to: Provide a broadband solid training in Economics to facilitate integration into the labour market and to promote the professional career of future competent professionals; Promote autonomous skills to conduct applied research in the fields of Economics, whether oriented by theoretical goals or aiming at practical problem-solving solutions; Prepare students for a professional successful career as economists in the public, private or non-profit sectors. Holders of our Master Degree in Economics should be competent and highly qualified professionals because they have been endowed with a solid range of scientific, technical and professional skills which enable them to: Apply advanced knowledge of economic analysis to solve real economic and business issues in innovative, complex environments and in global competition; Elaborate analysis and reports with methodological and empirical coherence and consistency. Evaluate critically alternative economic arguments about contemporary economic problems; Be able to read and understand research papers and articles published in academic journals, to build simple theoretical models, to initiate empirical research and to evaluate its findings; Transfer, use and create original knowledge in Economics. Are you looking for advanced training in Economics, or Management, and enhance your employability and career prospects in the near future? Our Master Degree in Economics is the answer to launch your future career. You may find further information in the Pedagogical Guide of the Master Programme in Economics. [-]

Masters in Economics

Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy Venice

Masters in Economics. The Second Cycle Degree Programme in Economics aims to produce graduates equipped with in-depth knowledge of economic disciplines, quantitative instruments, management and legal disciplines, as well as abilities in applying the logic of economics to decision making... [+]

Academic Year: 2015/2016 Level of qualification Second Cycle Degree Programme (Ministerial Decree no. 270/2004) Ministerial Degree Code LM-56 (Economics) Double/Joint Degree Joint Degree in Models and Methods of Quantitative Economics - Erasmus Mundus QEM, with Université Panthéon-Sorbonne Paris 1 (France), Universität Bielefeld (Germany), Universitat Autònoma Barcelona (Spain), Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium). Access: call for applications. Head of studies - Prof. Marco Corazza (teaching committee co-ordinator and co-head of the Economics and Law curriculum) - Prof. Agar Brugiavini (head of the Models and Methods in Economics and Management curriculum) - Prof. Carmela Camardi (co-head of the Economics and Law curriculum) - Prof. Loriana Pelizzon (head of the Joint Degree Models and Methods in Economics and Management - Erasmus Mundus (QEM)) Access to the programme Open, with evaluation of minimum requirements (quotas for non-EU students residing abroad: 20 places, among which 10 are reserved for Chinese students residing in China, according to the Marco Polo Programme). For QEM - Erasmus Mundus students who follow the curriculum Models and Methods of Economics and Management, the admission procedures are detailed here. Admission requirements To be admitted to this Second Cycle Degree Programme students must possess a proper individual educational background and the minimum curricular requirements. A certified knowledge of English at minimum level B2 is also required. Learning outcomes The Second Cycle Degree Programme in Economics aims to produce graduates equipped with in-depth knowledge of economic disciplines, quantitative instruments, management and legal disciplines, as well as abilities in applying the logic of economics to decision making. It is divided into two curricula: “Models and Methods in Economics and Management”, fully taught in English, which is associated with the Joint Degree Programme in Models and Methods of Quantitative Economics – Erasmus Mundus (QEM); “Economics and Business. Institutions and Markets”, taught in Italian, which is the ideal continuation of the First Cycle Degree Programme in Economics and Business. The first curriculum concentrates on economical, advanced quantitative, management and finance issues, while the second focuses on the study of markets, institutions and regulation methods. Curricula available - Economics and Law - Models and Methods in Economics and Management (taught in English) - Models and Methods of Quantitative Economics (Joint Degree Erasmus Mundus QEM) Occupational profiles Second cycle graduates in Economics will be able to independently perform managerial and responsible professional activities within the private and public economic sector, as well as in research centres. Main professional career for the curriculum “Economics and Law” is that of officer for market-regulation public agencies,national and local utility companies, private companies with an European focus and economic associations. As far as the curriculum “Models and methods in economics and management” is concerned its main professional career may be found as economist at national and international centres and institutions, as well as within companies operating in international markets. Graduates may also operate as experts in planning and using typical instruments of economic planning and in promoting development on a national and EU basis. Attendance Open attendance Examination assessment and graduation The educational activities include classroom teaching, workshops and internships (even abroad), in order to acquire wide-ranging skills that can be readily transferable into the world of work. During the whole university career, the various skills and knowledge acquired by students will be assessed through written and oral examinations. The degree exam consists in writing a thesis, which must possess the characters of originality, exhaustive documentation and scientific investigation and which will be discussed with a committee of university professors and experts. Access to further studies Professional Master’s Programmes (1st and 2nd level) and PhD programmes [-]

MSc in Economic Development and Growth

Lund University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Sweden Lund Spain Madrid Netherlands Groningen + 4 more

The joint Master's programme in Economic Development and Growth (MEDEG) is a full-time Master's programme organised by a consortium including three top-class European universities in Spain, the UK and Sweden. [+]

Programme overview – MSc in Economic Development and Growth

The Master's in Economic Development and Growth trains the next generation of analysts, researchers and professionals in the field of development and growth with a high capability of independence. The programme combines the expertise of three highly ranked European universities into a common platform with leading scholars in economics, economic history and demography.

The combined expertise of three highly ranked European universities

In this double degree programme you spend the first year studying development and international economics, statistics and long run development at either Universidad Carlos III de Madrid or University of Groningen. The second year you specialise in development and growth, related to issues such as comprehensiveness and equality, sustainability and energy, innovation and human capital, at Lund University.... [-]