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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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82 Results in Economic Studies

Berlin School Of Business & Innovation

The MA in Finance and Investments teaches the concepts, processes, and techniques used in the financial world and how to harness changes in the market, take calculated ri ... [+]

MA in Finance and Investment

The world of finance is fast-paced and exciting, but it doesn’t come without its challenges. To make a real impact, you’ll need to be confident and have an excellent knowledge of how the industry works.

The MA in Finance and Investments teaches the concepts, processes, and techniques used in the financial world and how to harness changes in the market, take calculated risks and make decisions which will add value to your organization.

This program is ideal for those wanting to progress onto a Ph.D. in finance or for those interested in working in roles such as investment/portfolio manager and investment analyst. Our European and internationally recognized qualification ensures you can use your skills across the globe.... [-]

Germany Berlin
February 2020
Full-time
18 months
Campus
London School of Business & Finance

Become a key player in the banking, investment, or finance industry with a degree that matches your high ambitions. Our dual online MSc & MA in Finance & Investme ... [+]

Dual MSc & MA in Finance and Investment Online

Become a key player in the banking, investment, or finance industry with a degree that matches your high ambitions. Our dual online MSc & MA in Finance & Investment programme equips graduates with expertise and an understanding of relevant concepts to move up in your company or even begin an entirely new career path. Choose one of our four finance and investment programme specialisations for a degree that directs you towards your career goals.

This dual Master of Science and Master of Arts degree is completed through just one programme of study, and in the same amount of time and study as it would take for you to earn the MA in Finance and Investment. The additional Master of Science degree is awarded by the International Telematic University UNINETTUNO, in partnership with Geneva Business School.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
18 - 36 months
Online
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.

Facts & Figures ... [-]
Germany Bad Honnef Berlin
October 2019
Full-time
2 - 4 semesters
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
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Boston University Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

This degree program is an intensive three-semester course of study designed for those seeking rigorous training in economics supplemented by training in the related disci ... [+]

This degree program is an intensive three-semester course of study designed for those seeking rigorous training in economics supplemented by training in the related disciplines of politics, international relations, public health, and infrastructure and environment. The economics core of this program is identical to that required of students taking the MA in Economics. In addition, the MA in Global Development Economics (MA GDE) includes a set of economics elective courses that focus on various aspects of development issues and the global economy. Candidates for the MA GDE will also join students from the MA in Global Policy (MGP) program in taking courses in governance and political economy, international public health, infrastructure, and environmental planning, and a capstone seminar.... [-]

USA Boston
September 2020
Full-time
3 semesters
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
German
Full-time
Part-time
4 semesters
Online
University of Haifa, International School

The International Master of Arts program in Statistics at the University of Haifa in Israel is dedicated to providing you with a rigorous, modern, and up-to-date educatio ... [+]

MA Degrees in Economic Studies. Program description

During the last decade, there has been a dramatic increase in the size and complexity of data collected by both Industry and the Academic community. Examples include genomic and proteomic data on one hand, and social media and electronic commerce data on the other. The availability of such vast quantities of data is having a large impact on both academic research and business practices. In particular, it is changing the nature and focus of the statistical profession.

The Department of Statistics at the University of Haifa is dedicated to providing its students with a rigorous, modern and up to date education in this exciting era for our profession. We focus on fundamentals while teaching the newest methods and applications. We emphasize computational know-how, the understanding of statistical ideas, and the ability to apply them. We train our graduates to analyze and draw meaningful conclusions from data, a skill that is becoming ever more important. Our goal is to see out graduates assume leading roles, within the profession, whatever their career choices may be.... [-]

Israel Haifa Poland Warsaw
October 2020
Full-time
1 year
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 2020
Full-time
2 years
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 2020
2 years
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 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
The George Washington University - Elliott School Of International Affairs

The Elliott School’s Master of Arts in International Economic Policy (MIEP) is an interdisciplinary program that provides a strong foundation for understanding new challe ... [+]

The Elliott School’s Master of Arts in International Economic Policy (MIEP) is an interdisciplinary program that provides a strong foundation for understanding new challenges in the global economic system. The program provides analytical rigor and tailored professional specializations to help students pursue challenging careers in the private sector, public sector, and non-profit organizations.

Evening classes accommodate the busy schedules of working professionals and open pathways through which full-time students can explore internships in international organizations, consulting firms, and government agencies in Washington D.C. The MIEP alumni network provides professional internship and job opportunities for students from all over the world.... [-]

USA Washington
January 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Istanbul Sehir University

M.A. in Economics and Finance (EconFin) is designed to equip students with empirical and practical applications of economics and finance. It combines a solid training in ... [+]

Overview

M.A. in Economics and Finance (EconFin) is designed to equip students with empirical and practical applications of economics and finance. It combines a solid training in microeconomic and macroeconomic principles, as well as the quantitative methods and theory needed for the analysis of financial markets.

Students admitted to the program will be able to benefit not only from engagement with our academic faculty but also from industry practitioners. There are specific courses directly given by prominent industry professionals. Moreover, students will benefit from a range of specialist modules offered by the Graduate School of Business as well.

The thesis track provides a solid background for the students who also plan to pursue a career in academia.... [-]

Turkey Istanbul
September 2020
Full-time
6 semesters
Campus
University of Bayreuth

The Departments of Philosophy and Economics offer a leading and unique Master Programme in Philosophy & Economics in Europe. P&E will provide you with a rigorous ... [+]

The Departments of Philosophy and Economics offer a leading and unique Master Programme in Philosophy & Economics in Europe. P&E will provide you with a rigorous education in core areas of economics and analytic philosophy.

A P&E degree is the foundation for society’s future decision-makers in government, business, science, and NGOs. If you are looking for an ambitious PPE or PEP Master you will find plenty of political philosophy and political economy in our programme. If you are looking for a Master programme in economics with a difference, then you have also landed at the right place.

The programme is targeted at students with an interest in obtaining an advanced analytical and quantitative training as a foundation for pursuing research-based careers in academia, public service, and business. In designing the degree we had in mind economists and philosophers as well as those with political scientists or those with a background in business or management studies who are intent on sharpening their abilities in normative reflection, on deepening of their knowledge of subjects they have pursued during their Bachelor’s studies, and on broadening and enhancing their methodological skills in key areas relevant to both disciplines.... [-]

Germany Bayreuth
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Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
The George Washington University - Columbian College of Arts & Sciences

Applied economics is the use of economic theories, models, and data to solve real-world issues. Students in the Master of Arts in Applied Economics program develop skills ... [+]

Applied economics is the use of economic theories, models, and data to solve real-world issues. Students in the Master of Arts in Applied Economics program develop skills in macro- and microeconomics and learn to analyze and forecast economic trends in areas including (but not limited to) budgetary and fiscal policy, international trade, labor and urban economics. Graduates are prepared for positions as economic analysts in government, private consulting firms, financial institutions, international organizations and applied policy research institutions.

Learning Goals

The Applied Economics program has three main goals. You will learn how to:

Identify an economic conundrum that you want to explain; Apply the theoretical tools of micro- or macroeconomics and the quantitative tools of data analysis and econometrics to find a solution to your economic conundrum; and Communicate your analysis in a clear and coherent manner that will teach your audience something that it didn’t know before you made your presentation. Curriculum ... [-]
USA Washington
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
3 semesters
Campus
Georgetown University - Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

The Masters Degree in Applied Economics provides students with a solid understanding of the fundamental tools of economic analysis that are employed to conduct rigorous s ... [+]

The Master's Degree in Applied Economics provides students with a solid understanding of the fundamental tools of economic analysis that are employed to conduct a rigorous study of economic issues and economic policies. Participation in the program entails enrollment in four core courses in microeconomics, macroeconomics, econometrics, and data analysis; in addition, students select six elective courses from a broad range of offerings. The program is structured so that a full-time student, with the necessary preparatory background, can complete the course of study in one calendar year by taking the appropriate courses during the academic year and the subsequent summer. The program also accommodates part-time students who are able to satisfy the program requirements in as little as two years.... [-]

USA Washington
August 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus