MAs in Economics

Compare 118 Master of Art Programs in Economics

Economics

There are many reasons students pursue an MA in 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 Economics? A Master of Arts in 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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ACCA London + MA Online

London School of Business and Finance (LSBF)
Campus Full time Part time 6 - 30 months September 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Take your career further by adding the advanced business skills of an MA in Finance and Investment to your ACCA qualification. Combining the two means not only joining one of the world's largest accounting bodies, but also gaining the ability to push organisations forward through key financial decisions and strategies. [+]

MA Degrees in Economics. ACCA London + MA Online Take your career further by adding the advanced business skills of an MA in Finance and Investment to your ACCA qualification. Combining the two means not only joining one of the world's largest accounting bodies, but also gaining the ability to push organisations forward through key financial decisions and strategies. With LSBF, you will get exemptions and be able to complete the dual programme in just 1 extra module and a dissertation. Course Requirements Standard entry: Minimum requirements are 2 A Levels and 3 GCSEs or equivalent in five separate subjects, including English and Mathematics. Access to ACCA via FIA or AAT qualification: No other academic qualifications required. Gain exemptions from ACCA papers F1 – F3. Graduate entry: Degree holders from ACCA-accredited institutions may be exempt from up to 9 exams. Other relevant degrees may also qualify you for exemptions. English language proficiency: IELTS 5.5 overall and each component or equivalent. Duration For ACCA: 6 - 30 months per course/selection of exams. The MA is studied online so it depends on the time you invest in your studies [-]

MA International Business

Regent’s University London
Campus Full time 12 - 16 months September 2017 United Kingdom London

The MA International Business is designed for students seeking to build a career in an international business setting. [+]

In a world that is increasingly interconnected – economically, politically and socially – today’s leaders need a wide-ranging understanding of today’s business issues, plus the wider management, entrepreneurial and communication skills that will enable them to thrive in a changing global environment. The MA International Business is designed for students seeking to build a career in an international business setting. It will enable you to develop a sound understanding of international business, together with capability in the key linked disciplines of international marketing, human resource management, finance and entrepreneurship. The option to study a language is an important aspect of the programme, enabling you to communicate effectively in an international business context. Options for language study include Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. Why should I choose this programme? The programme will develop your knowledge and critical understanding of international business issues. You will increase your awareness of change and the dynamics of different cultures, and develop evaluative and problem-solving skills. There is a strong focus on developing your personal as well as professional attributes. You will evaluate your own strengths and abilities, and plan your own development, learning to act on your own initiative and take responsibility for your actions. Key skills, aims and objectives develop your interests and knowledge through options in a range of specialist areas, such as family business, international negotiation or coaching develop evaluative and problem-solving skills increase your awareness of change and the dynamics of different cultures ability to analyse... [-]

M.A. in Economics of Globalisation and European Integration

University of Antwerp
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Belgium Antwerp Brussels Switzerland Bern Germany Kiel United Kingdom Scotland Netherlands Tilburg + 9 more

This programme aimes at students with career aspirations in research, in government and international organisations, and in research departments of large banks and industrial and commercial corporations. The students move as a group to three different universities in three different countries. [+]

MA Degrees in Economics. The Advanced Master EGEI is a programme organised by an international consortium of universities. The nine partner universities are: Universiteit Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium Università degli Studi di Bari ‘Aldo Moro’, Bari, Italy Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium Universidad de Cantabria, Santander, Spain Université Lille 1, Sciences et Technologies, Lille, France Vysoká škola ekonomická v Praze, Prague, Czech Republic Staffordshire University, Stoke-on-Trent, UK Xiamen University, Xiamen, PR China Universidade de Brasília, Brasília DF, Brazil. The ERASMUS MUNDUS M.Sc. Economics of Globalisation and European Integration is a specialised academic master’s programme. The programme is targeted at European and third country economists with career aspirations in universities, government and international organisations, and in research departments of banks and industrial or commercial corporations. It aims to develop competence in the core subjects of the programme. Students will benefit from an increased awareness of the place of the EU in the world economy and from an in-depth understanding of the importance of globalisation and international trade. Since students attend courses in three different countries and the diplomas are jointly awarded by the nine partners of the consortium, graduates of the programme have considerable international experience. They will be able to do research-oriented work in an international environment, and do so in a professional and independent way. Some will follow an academic career and do research at a university. Others will apply their knowledge in practice when preparing and implementing economic policy decisions and by analysing their effects on the national, European... [-]

MA in Economics

Koc University - Istanbul Turkey
Campus Full time September 2017 Turkey İstanbul

MA in Economics Non-Thesis program establishes a solid foundation in economic theory and econometrics and provides specialized training in various applied areas of economics. The program is [+]

MA in Economics

 

MA in Economics Non-Thesis program establishes a solid foundation in economic theory and econometrics and provides specialized training in various applied areas of economics. The program is designed to prepare students towards a career as an economist in government, business, and non-governmental organizations. Its rigorous approach also provides an excellent preparation for a Ph.D. in Economics. Our program fills an important void in today's job market where specialization is becoming ever more important and an undergraduate degree is often not enough. The Economics faculty at Koç University has a solid reputation as contributors to the frontiers of research in Turkey and abroad. Recently, the department has been ranked number 1 in Turkey and continues to improve its ranking in Europe and the world. We believe that Koç University is one of the best places to pursue a master's degree in economics.... [-]


MA in Advertising Practice

Bath Spa University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 United Kingdom Bath

No other advertising course in the UK even comes close to this innovative MA. How can we make such a claim? Because this is the only course that brings copywriters, art directors and account planners together to work on a combination of course – and client – set “live” briefs. You’ll also have the opportunity to lead teams of undergraduate advertising students, mirroring the professional creative team-leadership role. [+]

MA Degrees in Economics. The UK’s most innovative advertising course, for copywriters, art directors, and account planners. Develop your portfolio and hone your specialist skills in a team atmosphere. Mentor junior teams – build leadership skills. Graduate with CV-ready agency experience. No other advertising course in the UK even comes close to this innovative MA. How can we make such a claim? Because this is the only course that brings copywriters, art directors and account planners together to work on a combination of course – and client – set “live” briefs. You’ll also have the opportunity to lead teams of undergraduate advertising students, mirroring the professional creative team-leadership role. Overview Whether you’re a writer, art director or planner, we’ve designed the course to help you improve your specialist skills while at the same time improving your ability to collaborate. Some of the modules are discipline-specific and others require you to work in teams – and lead junior associates – as creative leaders do in agencies. Course structure Research Methodologies Gain the tools to learn and document your learning. You’ll study how to conduct research, get the most out of libraries and databases, ethical issues in research and more A combination of specialist modules and business-focused modules Hone your specialist skills in copywriting, art direction or account planning. You’ll learn to speak the language of business to the world’s top marketing executives: your future clients. Final Project Present your final project to advertising executives at a major global advertising agency, and... [-]

Master of Arts in International Economics, Business & Cultural Diplomacy

Institute for Cultural Diplomacy (ICD) - The Center for Cultural Diplomacy Studies
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Germany Berlin

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 program that will educate students from around the world in several academic disciplines related to International Economics, Business & Cultural Diplomacy. The traditional academic components of a degree in these fields have been adapted to fit in the dynamic, rapidly changing world. To that end, our approach to contemporary global affairs focuses also on the increasingly important roles of soft power and cultural diplomacy in world affairs. [+]

2 Years’ MA Program in International Economics, Business & Cultural Diplomacy The Degree is offered by the Furtwangen University (HFU) in partnership with the Academy for Cultural Diplomacy 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 program that will educate students from around the world in several academic disciplines related to International Economics, Business & Cultural Diplomacy. The traditional academic components of a degree in these fields have been adapted to fit in the dynamic, rapidly changing world. To that end, our approach to contemporary global affairs focuses also on the increasingly important roles of soft power and cultural diplomacy in world affairs. The degree focuses on several academic disciplines related to International Economics, Business and Global Politics, with a particular emphasis on cultural diplomacy and its historical and contemporary application in the public sector, private sector and civil society. The degree prepares students for careers in diverse fields, such as the field of international relations, the humanities, business, the financial sector, politics and culture, with a special focus on Cultural Diplomacy institutions and the application of Cultural Diplomacy in the framework of foreign policy and international economics. The international environment of the Center for Cultural Diplomacy Studies Campus offers students a unique opportunity to interact with leading experts and academics at a wide variety of international organizations and research centers. This exceptional learning environment leads to original research and independent study... [-]

MA International Political Economy

University of Groningen
Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 Netherlands Groningen

Since the 1970s, IPE has developed as an independent sub-discipline in International Relations (IR). It focuses on the interaction between states, markets and societies. Its primary aim is to [+]

MA International Political Economy

 

International Political Economy is one of five specializations within the Master's degree in International Relations.Since the 1970s, IPE has developed as an independent sub-discipline in International Relations (IR). It focuses on the interaction between states, markets and societies. Its primary aim is to increase our understanding of the dynamics of these three building blocks. In doing so, IPE is interdisciplinary by its self-same nature.Why is it fascinating coming to grips with a globalizing world economy? While states cannot be conceived of as homogenous actors that perfectly take care of the preferences of all of their citizens, one can nevertheless reveal degrees of freedom for negotiation about regional and international cooperation in the fields of trade, production, finance and knowledge. It is a scholarly exertion to reveal the complicated nexus of states, markets and societies.... [-]


Master of Arts International Business

Munich Business School
Campus Full time 18 - 24 months September 2017 Germany Munich

This Master program is the perfect continuation of your previous economic studies. Its broad range of in-depth study courses, its international orientation and practice-oriented content guarantee the best possible preparation for you to launch a successful professional career. [+]

Master of Arts International Business This Master program is the perfect continuation of your previous economic studies. Its broad range of in-depth study courses, its international orientation and practice-oriented content guarantee the best possible preparation for you to launch a successful professional career. MASTER International Business at a Glance PROGRAM START September (Pre-Master: June) LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION German Track: 70% German/30% English English Track: 100% English DURATION 18 months (Single Degree) 24 months (Dual Degree) WORKLOAD 90-120 ECTS (depending on the first degree) FORMAT Full-time HIGHLIGHTS 2 of 7 Concentrations 1 of 6 International Focusses 1 Business Project 1 integrated Semester Abroad or Dual Degree ADMISSION First academic degree in business studies (except for Pre-Master) German Track: excellent German skills all: excellent English skills TUITION FEE € 22,620 MBS BEST SCHOLARSHIP MBS offers a limited number of partial scholarships to outstanding candidates. Concentrations Besides the imparting of general business knowledge, MBS also offers specific concentrations in order to guarantee sufficient practical relevance of your studies. Starting with the second semester, you have the opportunity to focus on two out of seven selected business concentrations. In this way, you get the opportunity to improve your individual competencies and prepare your future career. Concentration: International Marketing Concentration: International Finance Concentration: Luxury Management Concentration: International Family Firms Concentration: Corporate Strategy & Innovation Concentration: International Entrepreneurship NEW: Concentration: Digital Business Management Business Project Tasks and Goals The “Business Project” course in the degree program “Master International Business” provides an opportunity for students to implement... [-]

Business Economics

International University Alliance
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Boston

The School of Business’ Master of Arts in Economics program combines a solid foundation in economics with an emphasis on applying that knowledge to real-world situations. [+]

MA Degrees in Economics. Business Economics Sales and revenue forecasting, marketplace trend analysis, econometric modeling—all of these skills are grounded in applied economics. They’re also among the most sought-after skills in business and government. The School of Business’ Master of Arts in Economics program combines a solid foundation in economics with an emphasis on applying that knowledge to real-world situations. While the program prepares students for careers as professional economists in government and business, some graduates use the degree as a springboard toward further education in law or a doctoral degree in business or economics. The program is compact—three semesters in length for most students—but powerful, with course offerings in such areas as Environmental Economics, Financial Policies, Growth and Development, Health Economics, Industrial Organization, Investment Management, Labor Economics, and Money and Banking. Program options The structure of the Master of Arts in Economics (MAEcon) program allows for flexibility to match the particular interests and needs of the individual student. All students will acquire a strong background in economics, but those seeking an applied emphasis are provided opportunities for courses and research experiences with direct relevance to contemporary business and social problems. Students may choose to specialize in the department’s strengths in international economics and economic growth or the applied microeconomic areas of health, labor and environmental economics. Regardless of chosen specialty, all graduates of the program demonstrate mastery of the following core skills: Ability to approach economics-related issues analytically Ability to use data appropriately to answer economic research questions empirically... [-]

Master Of Arts And Business Law, Business Law Focus

Diploma University of Applied Sciences
Online Part time 5 semesters October 2017 Germany Germany Online

The master's degree Economics and Law with a focus on Business Law is aimed at people with a first degree in the form of bachelor or diploma, for example, for graduates of the Bachelor program Business Law (LL.B.) of the DIPLOMA. Distance learning enables further professional development and specialization with a professional perspective on international business management. [+]

​The Master's program Business and Law with the Focus Business Law aimed at people with a first degree in the form of bachelor or diploma, for example, for graduates of the Bachelor program Business Law (LL.B.) the DIPLOMA. The distance learning enables further professional development and specialization with a professional perspective on international business management. The Study Business and Law with a focus on business law is as virtual distance learning with interactive online lectures created to offer particular professionals the best possible location independence. The tests during the master's program can be stored in the numerous study centers of the DIPLOMA. is the normal period 5 semester. Master's program Business and Law Distance learning Economics and Law aims to service training for corporate lawyers and economists. The focus of the study are issues that both have economic and legal references. This profile of the Master's program is the modern requirements for business lawyers justice who in a legally regulated environment are increasingly active. The opportunity to specialize and skill sets offer Elective areas of labor law, financial services, insurance, taxes, and revision. The program provides as opposed to purely legal courses a comprehensive understanding of commercial issues and complex practice-relevant questions of law taking into account the growing internationalization of business enterprises. The knowledge and skills gained qualify the graduates to develop and implement practicable solutions to. The master's degree Economics and Law with a focus on business law authorized for Positions in higher service such. as at the... [-]

MA in International Economic Relations

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

Learn theoretical and practical knowledge in the fields of International Economic Relations, Political science, Sociology, European culture, History [+]

The structure of the MA International Economic Relations programme is unique in that the courses and faculty are not fixed throughout the term. Each week a highly acclaimed member of academia including university professors, EU officials, NGO leaders, development and regional experts, will visit ISES and spend the week lecturing on their topic of expertise. Although lecturers come from a variety of countries, all courses are taught in English.

Due to this unique structure, students studying at ISES are given the opportunity to begin in the Fall or Spring semester. In order to graduate, it is required that students spend two semesters on campus for course work, with a third semester spend elsewhere for research and thesis writing. For each semester students will earn 60 ECT Credits, a total of 120 for completion of the two on-campus semesters. Upon successful completion and defense of the MA thesis, students will be awarded an additional 60 ECTS Credits. A total of 120 on-campus credits and 60 MA thesis credits are mandatory for obtaining an MA International Economics Relations degree.... [-]


Master in Management

Wake Forest University - School of Business
Campus Full time 10 months July 2017 USA Winston-Salem Charlotte + 1 more

Our 10-month Master of Arts (MA) in Management program is designed specifically for recent liberal arts, sciences and engineering graduates who want to excel personally and professionally in today’s marketplace. [+]

Gain a Competitive Edge Our 10-month Master of Arts (MA) in Management program is designed specifically for recent liberal arts, sciences and engineering graduates who want to excel personally and professionally in today’s marketplace. As one of the most innovative programs in graduate business education, the MA program builds on the skills and knowledge gained in your undergraduate studies preparing you for a broad range of fields and careers. Highlights include: A hands-on learning environment with small classes and a 10:1 student: faculty ratio Opportunities to gain real-world experience through team-based consulting projects Personalized career direction and coaching from staff, faculty and professional connections Speaker series and networking opportunities that connect you with innovators and industry thought-leaders The MA Program starts in July with a five-week module to prepare you for graduate-level business courses. The fall and spring semesters are divided into four modules where you’ll build a foundation in finance, marketing, operations, business analytics, accounting, economics, information technology, ethics, organizational behavior and leadership. ... [-]

MA in International Economic Policy & Analysis

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

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. [+]

MA Degrees in Economics. 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... [-]

Master Quantitative Asset and Risk Management

University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna
Campus Part time 2 years September 2017 Austria Vienna

This internationally-focussed master's degree programme is run in English. Graduates qualify with a Double Degree from the University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna and one of its partner universities: University of Bologna (Italy), University of Economics (Katowice, Poland) and Alexandru Ioan Cuza University (Iași, Romania). [+]

This internationally-focussed master's degree programme is run in English. Graduates qualify with a Double Degree from the University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna and one of its partner universities: University of Bologna (Italy), University of Economics (Katowice, Poland) and Alexandru Ioan Cuza University (Iași, Romania). Graduates are able Graduates typically provide expertise to organisations requiring the following professional functions: describe and analyse the connections between asset and risk management in finance quantify and assess risk types in risk management, and infer measures for integrated steering of banks and insurance companies analyse various asset classes and their products carry out portfolio selections, and calculate key performance and risk measures apply financial mathematics and statistics to developing financial models Professional roles and functions Asset management Risk management Liability management Private banking and family office Compliance and regulatory reporting The programme in brief Academic degree: Master of Arts in Business, MA Admission procedure: written application, MC test, structured interview. For preparation, we recommend our scripts. There are no external courses required. Admission requirements: completion of a social studies/business/natural science/ law/ technical degree (in Austria or equivalent degree abroad) with, documented qualifications in economic sciences (9 ECTS), mathematics and statistics (6 ECTS) Course information (ECTS): 120 ECTS Deadline for applications: 15 May, Online Application Deadline for applicants outside European Union: 15 March (due to Visa restrictions) Duration of studies: 4 semesters Stay abroad: obligatory in the second academic year, in blocked form (e.g. two weeks) at one of the partner universities Information for international... [-]

Master of Arts in Asian Studies

The George Washington University - Elliott School Of International Affairs
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2017 USA District of Columbia + 1 more

The Elliott School’s Asian Studies program prepares students to navigate this dynamic environment and address complex diplomatic, economic, security, and cultural issues. [+]

MA Degrees in Economics. Asia’s growing significance in the 21st century is certain. Its unprecedented economic and demographic growth is transforming what was for centuries a predominantly agricultural region. Urbanization and international trade are major drivers of the continent’s burgeoning centrality in international relations. Problems still endure, however, as the continent is home to many of the world’s most intractable geopolitical flashpoints and the benefits of economic development remain unevenly distributed. The Elliott School’s Asian Studies program prepares students to navigate this dynamic environment and address complex diplomatic, economic, security, and cultural issues. Is this program for you? The Elliott School’s Master of Arts in Asian Studies has a unique, comprehensive curriculum that allows for both regional and functional specializations. This rigorous, interdisciplinary program blends the policy-specific and academic skills that are vital to careers in the public, private, and non-profit sectors. Our renowned faculty includes more than 90 individuals whose expertise spans the foreign affairs, security and policy, language and culture, economics, and history of East, Southeast, and South Asia. The program boasts a diverse array of course offerings such as: The Chinese Military, International Relations of South Asia, Education in Islamic Asia, and Modern Southeast Asian History, just to name a few. [-]