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There are many reasons students pursue an MA in the field of Economics. The degree provides students with a strong base of advanced economics knowledge with expert understanding of economic analysis and its public applications.

What is an MA in Economic Studies? A Master of Arts in subjects related to economics is an advanced degree that prepares students for a variety of academic, banking, insurance, and government pursuits. Students typically learn economic theory and quantitative methods to apply theory to various settings. Students will use these techniques to find solutions for projects in public policy and economic practices. This solid knowledge base offers academic and practical tools for careers in economics.

A solid economics knowledge base can be applied to many fields, and coursework can be tailored to fit each student’s career goals and areas of interest. Students complete work in advanced economics and analysis and then can choose from diverse courses such as ethics, law, industrial organizations, sociology, labor, and political or public economics.

Students will find a range of costs for pursuing this advanced degree. Each institution will determine the amount of coursework necessary to complete the degree, resulting in varying lengths of time and total cost to attend each school’s program. Prospective students should be sure they check each school’s policy for more information.

After completing their advanced degrees, students find they have many choices of fields to enter. Many graduates enter insurance and banking firms, accepting positions such as research economist or associate economist. Consulting positions as policy advisors are available in private as well as government organizations. Some graduates choose to enter academia and PhD programs, serving later as associate professors in higher education with goals of leadership positions in economic research and publishing.

This program is offered around the globe in a large selection of institutions. Students who are looking for the right institution for their location, interests, and career goals should begin by searching our extensive database of schools. 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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91 Results in Economic Studies

Berlin School Of Business & Innovation

Aiming to work in finance at an international level? With this master’s degree, you will study a variety of core topics, such as financial analysis and corporate finance. ... [+]

MA in Finance and Investment

Aiming to work in finance at an international level? With this master’s degree, you will study a variety of core topics, such as financial analysis and corporate finance. Also, you’ll gain skills that you’ll use in the office every day, making you a number-driven employee.

This program can prepare you for a PhD in finance or a variety of roles including Investment Analyst and Investment/Portfolio Manager. This Italian qualification is recognized throughout Europe and internationally.

This program is taught in English and, as a BSBI student, you will have access to free beginner's German language classes. Apply before 28th February 2019 and receive up to €2,000 off your tuition fees.... [-]

Germany Berlin
October 2019
Full-time
18 months
Campus
London School of Business & Finance

Enhance your career in the finance, banking or investment industries with the dual online MSc & MA in Finance & Investment from the International Telematic Univer ... [+]

Enhance your career in the finance, banking or investment industries with the dual online MSc & MA in Finance and Investment, jointly awarded by the International Telematic University UNINETTUNO and Geneva Business School. You will receive comprehensive training in all aspects of global financial markets, global financial investment strategy and international banking. Graduates will be equipped with the tools required to compete effectively in the world of global finance.

Studying entirely online, you will have access to HD video tutorials, a library of research resources, professional and peer student networks, and student support, all at your fingertips, 24/7. And with the option of a pay-as-you-go fee structure, you can earn your degrees in as little as 18 months.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online
April 2019
Full-time
Part-time
18 - 36 months
Online
Synergy University Dubai

The program provides you with the newest theory and skills in the study area. You will have an opportunity to understand globalization processes of the global economy, ob ... [+]

The program provides you with the newest theory and skills in the study area. You will have an opportunity to understand globalization processes of the global economy, obtain advanced techniques in finance and risk management as well as to learn economic functionality.

MA Global Economy is one of the most prestigious educational programs at Synergy University. Graduates will acquire modern economic knowledge, understanding of globalization processes in international economy, advanced techniques in banking and finance and risk management along with economic functionality and development in certain countries and regions, and practical skills in the area of foreign economic activities and international marketing.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Dubai
February 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of Warsaw, Faculty of Economic Sciences

17th best program in Financial Markets worldwide according to Eduniversal Ranking 2018. ... [+]

17th best programme in the world according to Top 100 Global Eduniversal Ranking in the Financial Markets in 2018.

The Quantitative Finance Program at the Faculty of Economic Sciences, University of Warsaw is a four-semester program on a full-time basis that provides students with outstanding knowledge of modern quantitative finance. The program leads to 'magister' degree and is compatible with the Bologna system, equivalent to Maters of Arts.

The distinctive feature of this program is that it combines the overall fundamentals of economic theory with specialized knowledge in finance. The basic aim of this specialization is to provide students with theoretical knowledge from the field of quantitative finance combined with its practical applications in financial institutions, taking into account the latest trends in financial world.... [-]

Poland Warsaw
October 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
IUBH University of Applied Sciences

During your studies, you gain comprehensive knowledge which prepares you for confidently working in the international capital market. Furthermore, against the background ... [+]

Accounting & Finance (M.A.) ‒ invest in your future

A company must also be stable in financial terms – this applies to a medium-sized export-oriented company as well as for a large multinational business. You are responsible for this as a manager in the field of Finance & Accounting – especially in questions of planning, deploying and monitoring the company's financial resources.

During your studies, you gain comprehensive knowledge which prepares you for confidently working in the international capital market. Furthermore, against the background of your respective business context, you learn how to deal with the planning, use, and control of financial resources.... [-]

Germany Bad Honnef Berlin
October 2019
Full-time
2 - 4 semesters
Campus
New College of the Humanities

Have you read Freakonomics (Levitt & Dubner, 2005) and found it interesting? Learn how authors, journalists, and writers deliver the why's and how's of economic polic ... [+]

An enthralling mix of economic policy and the communication of economic knowledge, this MA will train you to understand how economic knowledge is used in the modern world.

Graduates will be skilled at acting between the economists and the public.

The MA Communicating Economic Policy programme has three main strands: economic policy, which equips you with an understanding of the conceptual tools of an economist; research skills, which teaches you the skills required to handle quantitative data, offers a grounding in qualitative research skills, and prepares you to undertake the entire production process of independent research; and economic communication, which invites you to reflect on what the field of economics can achieve, what its limitations are, and how these can be communicated to non- expert audiences.... [-]

United Kingdom London
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Schumacher College

In response to the deepening economic and related crises, we launched our postgraduate programme in Economics for Transition in association with the New Economics Foundat ... [+]

Never has there been a more important time for a new approach to economics.

There is an urgent need for a radical rethink of our economic system. We need new thinking and new models that recognise the challenges we face now, rather than blindly following the path that has led us into the converging crises we now face.

These models will enable us to both mitigate the impacts and adapt to these inter-locking crises – including climate change, biodiversity loss, the peaking in fossil fuel energy supplies, financial instability, food security, poverty and so on.They will be built on an understanding of the complementarity of ecological protection and human flourishing.

For 20 years, pioneering thinkers and practitioners have been developing alternative economic ideas, models and experiments that were once considered radical and marginal. As we turn to face a new economic dawn, these theories and practices are now moving centre stage.... [-]

United Kingdom Totnes
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 3 years
Campus
CESTE Business School

The Master in Banking and Finance at CESTE has been designed for professionals who wish to develop a professional career in the finance sector as well as the finance depa ... [+]

The Master in Banking and Finance at CESTE has been designed for professionals who wish to develop a professional career in the finance sector as well as the finance department of businesses and organizations in general.

One of the most outstanding features of the programme is that it gives students the opportunity to prepare themselves to earn the prestigious EFA™ certification (European Financial Advisor) from the EFPA (European Financial Planning Association) and puts them in a good position to earn the FRM® (Financial Risk Manager) certification from the GARP (Global Association of Risk Professionals). CESTE is an accredited training centre by the EFPA and GARP.

Another particularly interesting challenge at CESTE is that it has come to participate in the CFA Institute Research Challenge, a unique opportunity for a select group of students who want to learn from the experience of industry leaders, and to compete with other students who are studying in some of the best finance programmes in the world.... [-]

Spain Zaragoza
March 2019
Part-time
2 semesters
Campus
New European College

Financial managers are masters of the utilization and flow of funds and are responsible for all requisite financial activities within a firm. ... [+]

The Master of Arts (MA) in International Management is a 4-semester program designed to build upon your existing undergraduate studies enabling you to pursue a broader range of careers in business. Consisting of courses in finance, international marketing, management accounting, operations, ethics, organizational behavior and human resources, the program prepares you to excel in an ever-evolving and international workplace.

All courses are taught in English, with a range of teaching methodologies which are reminiscent of undergraduate teachings such as presentations and group projects coupled with real-world examples and case studies. The program provides a scope for greater specialization, with a precise academic and theoretical framework designed to help you become an expert in international management. This allows you to apply to more specialized roles and offers better preparation for a Ph.D. program in the future.... [-]

Germany Munich
February 2019
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
International University of Japan

This degree program is not only to let students understand modern economics frameworks, but also to equip them with analytical tools in economics. ... [+]

This newly offered two year MA program awards an MA in Economics degree to students who successfully complete all requirements. The IMF scholars through our tailor-made program for them named Macroeconomic Policy Program belong to this new MA degree program within the IDP, while Macroeconomic Policy Program requires the IMF scholars to take more courses related to macroeconomic issues. The goal of the program is not only to let students understand modern economics frameworks, but also to equip them with analytical tools in economics, and this new MA degree program focuses on more economics than our current program in International Development, both of which are offered within the IDP.

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Japan Niigata
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
The Catholic University of America

Integral economic development is an approach to development that seeks to strengthen the civil and social institutions required for sustainable development; one that take ... [+]

MA in Integral Economic Development Policy Two-year program full-time, with a part-time option. Pioneers the implementation of an integrated approach to economic development policy. Teaches applied policy and economic techniques in an integral framework of development. What is an Integral Approach

Integral economic development is an approach to development that seeks to strengthen the civil and social institutions required for sustainable development; one that takes an integrated view of the person's role in society. It is an approach which development entities increasingly demand. Integral economic development, seen from the perspective of the whole human person, and the whole human community, is at the core of our programs and the mission of The Catholic University of America.... [-]

USA Washington
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
OnCampus

The Master's distance learning Business Administration offers you many opportunities to further develop your potential. Because it is an online study program, you will ac ... [+]

Specialize in the Online Master Business Administration!

The Master's distance learning Business Administration offers you many opportunities to further develop your potential. Because it is an online study program, you will acquire flexible and uncomplicated qualification for managerial and responsible positions at your own pace of learning. Analytical and creative problem solving skills as well as specialist knowledge and soft skills are the central points of reference.

You have five future-oriented specialization options in the Online Master's Program in Business Administration: Choose your preferred area of ​​interest from the following specializations:

marketingAccountingtradeenergyBanking and insurance industry... [-]
Germany Germany Online
October 2019
Full-time
Part-time
4 semesters
Online
Institute for Cultural Diplomacy (ICD) - The Center for Cultural Diplomacy Studies

Operating under a joint partnership, the Furtwangen University (HFU) and the Academy for Cultural Diplomacy are the first institutions to offer a Master of Arts degree pr ... [+]

2 Years’ MA Programme in International Economics, Business & Cultural Diplomacy The Degree is offered by the Furtwangen University (HFU) in partnership with the Academy for Cultural Diplomacy

* if you have completed 4 years studies of the BA – or have professional experience of min. one year following your graduation of 3 years’ BA studies or additional studies after the graduation you could be eligible also to the short track of the program, of 3 semesters (instead of 4)- 2 study semesters and 1 semester dedicated for the thesis. The short track of the program also costs only 9,000 Euros (instead of 12,000 Euros).

Operating under a joint partnership, the Furtwangen University (HFU) and the Academy for Cultural Diplomacy are the first institutions to offer a Master of Arts degree programme that will educate students from around the world in several academic disciplines related to International Economics, Business & Cultural Diplomacy.... [-]

Germany Berlin
April 2019
Full-time
20 - 24 months
Campus
International Accelerator

The Department of Economics offers a master's program with five distinctive tracks, a faculty that combines high-quality teaching and an interest in economic policy with ... [+]

MA in Economics

The Department of Economics offers a master's program with five distinctive tracks, a faculty that combines high-quality teaching and an interest in economic policy with serious scholarship, and the special rewards of studying economics in Washington, DC.

The economics master's degree program is an applied, policy-oriented program that offers five different tracks which master's students can pursue: general, development economics, gender analysis in economics, financial economic policy, and applied economics (online only).

The department has an especially rich offering of courses that deal with global economic issues. Most of our faculty have carried out research or taught in other countries and bring that experience to the classroom.... [-]

USA Boston
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
University of Denver, Josef Korbel School of International Studies

The MA program in Global Finance, Trade and Economic Integration (GFTEI) provides students with a multidisciplinary, policy-focused examination of the global economy. Cou ... [+]

The MA program in Global Finance, Trade and Economic Integration (GFTEI) provides students with a multidisciplinary, policy-focused examination of the global economy. Courses focus on the complex changes underway in the global economy, including the emerging patterns of financial, trade and human capital flows and their effect on national economies, the effect of globalization on state capacity, policy autonomy and national economic conditions, the relationship between economic, political and social outcomes, corporate governance and competition and the interaction of interest groups, states and multilateral agreements and organizations.

The GFTEI degree is intended for students who want to pursue careers in international policy analysis for public sector agencies, such as the Department of Commerce and the International Trade Administration; analyst positions in multilateral institutions and organizations, such as the World Bank, the United Nations and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development; research and analyst positions within non-governmental organizations, such as Oxfam and Action Aid; and in the private sector as economic policy consultants, country risk or international project analysts, or international project managers.... [-]

USA Denver
September 2019
2 years
Campus