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Search MA Degrees in Economic Studies in United Kingdom 2019

A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. A master's degree prepares students to lead or manage. A master's degree also prepares a person for a range of pursuits through specialized study of a field.

Economics and administration is a discipline that focuses on both macro and micro economics. Experts are trained to understand both how individual actions and mass trends affect the economy. Many specialize in particular subject areas such as public policy, business economics and consumer behavior.

 

Top Master of Art Programs in Economic Studies in United Kingdom 2019

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21 Results in Economic Studies, United Kingdom

Kingston University London

This MA highlights issues of effective demand, social conflict and financial instability as features of modern capitalism. It covers neo-classical, post-Keynesian and Mar ... [+]

Choose Kingston's Political Economy MA

This MA highlights issues of effective demand, social conflict and financial instability as features of modern capitalism. It covers neo-classical, post-Keynesian and Marxist theories, and applies them to contemporary issues of austerity policy, neo-liberalism, financialisation and globalisation. The course aims to provide a precise and professional knowledge of the procedures used to analyse current issues in political economy.

Key features

This course provides excellent preparation for a range of employment possibilities in government agencies, think-tanks, research institutes or in international agencies such as the International Labor Organization. Lectures are supplemented by seminars, giving an opportunity for regular feedback and discussion. The University's Economics department is actively engaged in research and publication on financial topics, and you will benefit from regular staff seminars and workshops. What will you study? ... [-]
United Kingdom Kingston upon Thames
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
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Kingston University London

This course focuses on the key theories of global economics and international relations and aims to develop the professional skills that many employers expect when hiring ... [+]

Choose Kingston's International Politics and Economics MA

This course focuses on the key theories of global economics and international relations and aims to develop the professional skills that many employers expect when hiring political and economic analysts. It will enable you to develop an advanced understanding of the close interaction between economics and politics on the world stage.

Key features

You will be fully supported in developing postgraduate academic skills and preparing your dissertation, which allows you to research an area of particular interest in greater depth. Alongside your academic studies, you will gain skills in problem-solving and organisation; data collation, review and synopsis; communication (oral, written and electronic); time management; computing; and co-operation and teamwork. You can take part in an active interchange of policy ideas with research-active staff and visit speakers through seminars organised by the Political Economy Research Group. What will you study? ... [-]
United Kingdom Kingston upon Thames
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
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Kingston University London

This MA will enable you to master key tools used for the financing of individual companies - derivatives, investment appraisal and risk management - and provides an in-de ... [+]

Choose Kingston's Financial Economics MA

This MA will enable you to master key tools used for the financing of individual companies - derivatives, investment appraisal and risk management - and provides an in-depth study of financial issues affecting the broader economic environment, such as crises and bubbles in the international economy. It offers an opportunity to develop the key analytical skills necessary for carrying out research on contemporary issues in financial economics.

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Key features

This course offers a good preparation for work with a range of public and private institutions in the area of applied financial economics, including banks and insurance companies; firms dealing with the reporting and evaluation of financial information, and domestic and international regulatory agencies focusing on the financial sector. Lectures are supplemented by seminars, giving an opportunity for regular feedback and discussion. The University's Economics department is actively engaged in research and publication on financial topics, and you will benefit from regular staff seminars and workshops. What will you study? ... [-]
United Kingdom Kingston upon Thames
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
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Kingston University London

This MA covers a range of economic policy areas; in particular, fiscal and monetary policy, labour market and wage policy, as well as financial regulation and macropruden ... [+]

Choose Kingston's Economic Policy MA

This MA covers a range of economic policy areas; in particular, fiscal and monetary policy, labour market and wage policy, as well as financial regulation and macroprudential policy. It will develop your capacity to carry out research on the implementation and effectiveness of economic policy in a contemporary global and financial context, enabling you to contribute to debates on austerity versus active demand management, and efficiency versus equity in the regulation of markets.

Key features

This course will provide you with in-depth expertise relevant to organisations including governmental regulatory agencies in the domestic economy (eg HM Treasury), think-tanks and international agencies dealing with globalisation issues. Lectures are supplemented by seminars, giving an opportunity for regular feedback and discussion. What will you study? ... [-]
United Kingdom Kingston upon Thames
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
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Kingston University London

This MA focuses on the problems of economic development in the changing context of the international economic relations. It will also provide a thorough grounding in macr ... [+]

Choose Development and International Economics MA

This MA focuses on the problems of economic development in the changing context of the international economic relations. It will also provide a thorough grounding in macroeconomic and microeconomic analysis, in applied econometrics, in a range of approaches for dealing with economic policy issues, and in the long-term historical and conceptual context of contemporary debates in economics.

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Key features

This MA is good preparation for work with a range of public and private institutions, including national and international government agencies and non-governmental organisations (NGOs), and commercial organisations in sectors ranging from the City of London to trading and manufacturing businesses of all sizes. Lectures are supplemented by seminars, giving an opportunity for regular feedback and discussion. Guest speakers, conferences and workshops provide an extra dimension to your studies. What will you study? ... [-]
United Kingdom Kingston upon Thames
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
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Kingston University London

This MA is cross-faculty, interdisciplinary, and extremely practical. You will learn to think creatively and analyse the current business and creative landscapes. You wil ... [+]

Choose Kingston's Publishing & the Creative Economy MA

The publishing sector is the UK's largest creative industry and is made up of a diverse range of print and digital products – from books and magazines to apps and databases. The publishing sector has a combined turnover of around £20 billion, with more than 8,500 companies directly employing around 167,000 people.

A diverse range of companies combines creativity, innovation and application with constantly evolving methods of production and distribution. With the increasing digitalisation of products, it's a changeable and exciting time to be in this industry.

If you are looking to enter the publishing industry, or are already in the industry and looking to enhance your career or start your own business, this course is ideal.... [-]

United Kingdom Kingston upon Thames
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Kingston University London

If you would like to develop your career or create your own business in the music industry, this course is ideal. Whether you are a musician, a composer, a producer or a ... [+]

Choose Kingston's Music & the Creative Economy MA

If you would like to develop your career or create your own business in the music industry, this course is ideal. Whether you are a musician, a composer, a producer or a sound technician, this course will improve your skill set and help you make a living from what you love.

What will you study?

You will explore creativity and how to manage it. The course will show you how to develop your ideas and business plans: we will teach you business development, collaborative and entrepreneurial skills.

Assessment

A mix of project work and formal assessments, including essays, case studies, reports and presentations, plus the final Personal Research Project (maximum 12,000 words).... [-]

United Kingdom Kingston upon Thames
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Kingston University London

If you are a graduate or industry professional who would like to develop your career or create your own business in the museums and galleries sector, this course is ideal ... [+]

Choose Kingston's Museums and Galleries & the Creative Economy MA

If you are a graduate or industry professional who would like to develop your career or create your own business in the museums and galleries sector, this course is ideal. It teaches creative people the business development, collaborative and entrepreneurial skills to take dreams and good ideas and turn them into a reality.

What will you study?

You will explore creativity and how to manage it – not only in the museum's sector but also across a wide range of the creative industries.

This MA is cross-faculty, interdisciplinary, and extremely practical. You will learn to think in 3D and analyse the current business and creative landscapes. When you leave the course, you will be able to both curate and advertise museum exhibits, and get your ideas off the ground.... [-]

United Kingdom Kingston upon Thames
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Kingston University London

The creative industries are fast outpacing traditional industries, with an increasing number of countries placing them at the heart of their economic development. The pro ... [+]

Choose Kingston's Managing in the Creative Economy MA

The creative industries are fast outpacing traditional industries, with an increasing number of countries placing them at the heart of their economic development. The prosperity of people across the globe depends on the creativity of designers, authors, filmmakers, musicians, architects and other 'content' creators in a way that it has never done before.

The Cox Review of Creativity in Business (2005), commissioned by the UK government, cited design as "what links creativity and innovation, it shapes ideas to become practical and attractive propositions for users or customers". Kingston Business School's Creative Economy MA courses are the result of this review, as centres of excellence were selected to help bridge this gap between the pure artistry of creatives and the business know-how to help their ideas take flight.... [-]

United Kingdom Kingston upon Thames
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 
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Kingston University London

The Journalism & the Creative Economy MA is an intensive, collaborative masters course which combines the fast-paced writing skills of journalism and magazine publish ... [+]

Choose Kingston's Journalism & the Creative Economy MA

The Journalism & the Creative Economy MA is an intensive, collaborative masters course which combines the fast-paced writing skills of journalism and magazine publishing with the business know-how to get your ideas off the ground. This MA is suitable for graduates and industry professionals alike. It is cross-faculty, interdisciplinary, and extremely practical.

If you would like to develop your career or create your own publishing business, this course is ideal. It will help you to explore and understand creativity and its management not only in the journalism and publishing sectors but also across a wide range of the creative industries, while also equipping you with entrepreneurial skills.... [-]

United Kingdom Kingston upon Thames
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Kingston University London

The Film Making & the Creative Economy MA is an intensive, collaborative masters course which combines the creativity of filmmaking with the practical business know-h ... [+]

Choose Kingston's Film Making & the Creative Economy MA

If you are currently employed in film or would like to develop a career in the film industry, this course is ideal. It will develop your creative skills while teaching you how to manage the industry effectively within the creative economy.

You will study alongside both film students and other creative economy students with different areas of expertise.

What will you study?

The Film Making & the Creative Economy MA is an intensive, collaborative masters course which combines the creativity of filmmaking with the practical business know-how to get your ideas off the ground.

Assessment

A mix of project work and formal assessments, including essays, case studies, reports and presentations, plus the final Personal Research Project (maximum 12,000 words).... [-]

United Kingdom Kingston upon Thames
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Kingston University London

This MA is cross-faculty, interdisciplinary, and extremely practical. By the end of the course, you will have developed a strong critical understanding of the various cha ... [+]

Choose Kingston's Fashion & the Creative Economy MA

If you are currently employed in fashion, r would like to develop a career in the fashion industry, this course is ideal. It will introduce you to the UK fashion industry and broaden your understanding of the relationship between the design, production, mediation, distribution and consumption of fashion.

What will you study?

You will explore the ways fashion designs, collections and products are showcased and presented across the media and retail sectors and develop your own creative project.

This MA is cross-faculty, interdisciplinary, and extremely practical. By the end of the course, you will have developed a strong critical understanding of the various challenges faced by the UK fashion industry and acquired the practical and entrepreneurial skills you need to succeed on this creative career path.... [-]

United Kingdom Kingston upon Thames
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Kingston University London

This MA is an intensive, collaborative masters course which combines the creativity in product and spatial design with the solid business know-how to get your ideas and i ... [+]

Choose Kingston's Design: Product and Space & the Creative Economy MA

This MA is an intensive, collaborative masters course which combines the creativity of product and spatial design with the solid business know-how to get your ideas and innovations off the ground. It is suitable for both those currently employed in the field, and those would like to develop a career in product or spatial design.

What will you study?

You will hone your skills as a designer at the Faculty of Art and Design and Architecture, and you will learn how to collaborate and run a business at Kingston Business School. By the end of the course, you will be able to develop, market and pitch ideas.

This MA is cross-faculty, interdisciplinary, and extremely practical. You will learn to think in 3D and analyse the current business and creative landscapes.... [-]

United Kingdom Kingston upon Thames
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Kingston University London

The publishing sector has a combined turnover of at least £20 billion. It is the UK's largest creative industry and includes a diverse range of writers, including novelis ... [+]

Choose Kingston's Creative Writing & the Creative Economy MA

The publishing sector has a combined turnover of at least £20 billion. It is the UK's largest creative industry and includes a diverse range of writers, including novelists, poets, genre writers, copywriters, scriptwriters and biographers. This MA teaches you how to make a living from your craft by helping you develop excellent writing, a diverse portfolio and the business sense to make a living from writing. The course is suitable for both graduates and industry professionals.

What will you study?

You will study specialist creative writing modules to help you develop your voice, work on tone, plot, pacing and genre. By the end of the course, you will have developed your own writing style and acquired the practical and entrepreneurial skills needed to succeed in this creative industry.... [-]

United Kingdom Kingston upon Thames
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Kingston University London

This MA is an intensive, collaborative masters course which combines the skills and craft needed for ground-breaking communication design with the solid business know-how ... [+]

Choose Kingston's Communication Design & the Creative Economy MA

This MA is an intensive, collaborative masters course which combines the skills and craft needed for ground-breaking communication design with the solid business know-how to get your ideas and innovations off the ground. This MA is suitable for graduates and for industry professionals alike. It is cross-faculty, interdisciplinary, and extremely practical.

You will hone your skills as a designer at the Faculty of Art and Design and Architecture. You will learn how to collaborate and run a business at Kingston Business School. By the end of the course, you will be able to develop, market and pitch ideas.

What will you study? ... [-]
United Kingdom Kingston upon Thames
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus