Masters of Arts in Economics

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Economics

The Master of Arts (MA) degree is the next level of education after completing a bachelor’s degree. They allow for continued study of a subject carried over from the undergraduate level, or exploration of other professional or academic interests.

What is an MA in Economics? The graduate degree program trains participants in the fundamentals of economic analysis. The coursework may involve econometrics, microeconomics, macroeconomics, and data analysis. There is usually emphasis on mathematics, particularly calculus, linear algebra, and probability as well as statistics. Electives may be offered to round out the education experience and may involve international trade and finance, law, labor, game theory, and economics for numerous industries.

Students of this degree program primarily learn how to use economic analysis tools needed to study issues and policies. They also develop strong research skills as well as analytical abilities through rigorous studies in economic theory.

The costs of an MA in Economics programs vary widely, depending on the type of educational institution you select, the country it is in, and the time required for program completion. Expect to spend between one to three years to finish your studies. Research schools that interest you and contact them for more information.

Completion of the MA in Economics could lead to a career as an economist in either the private or public sector. Some possible early career positions include auditor, manager, program officer, advisor, coordinator, partnership specialist, and consultant. Government roles may range from inspector, minister, and engineer to program manager, ambassador, and department general manager. Executive positions in business from director to chief executive officer are common, while the academic world has professors, academic deans, and department chairs.

The MA in Economics is available at university campuses around the world and online. 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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MA in International Economic Policy & Analysis

University of Westminster, Westminster Business School
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 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. [+]

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.... [-]


MA in International Economic Relations, with a specialization International Business

University of Gdansk
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Poland Gdańsk

Our programs address different issues of international finance, marketing and trade, logistics, globalization and intercultural approaches to international business. Students are encouraged to prepare their MA thesis in accordance with their particular interests. [+]

International Economic Relations, with a specialization International Business Full-time Master course

Degree: MA

Duration: 2 years (4 semesters)

Deadline: Application from May to October

ECTS points: 120

Tuition: € 1250 per semester

Institution: Faculty of Economics

Requirements

You need:

Bachelor/Master Degree Diploma Transcript of Records Secondary School Diploma Language certificate in English (at least B2 level)

For a detailed list of requirements, please visit our website.

Advantages

Our programs address different issues of international finance, marketing and trade, logistics, globalization and intercultural approaches to international business. Students are encouraged to prepare their MA thesis in accordance with their particular interests. The tuition methods in Master Degree Programs include traditional lectures both by outstanding University professors and company practitioners, seminars, case study analysis, buzz groups and individual supervision for students’ thesis. The full-time programs give students the latest theoretical knowledge of the contemporary business environment. The Faculty of Economics offers more than 200 opportunities to go to universities in 25 different countries each year.... [-]


Master of Arts Degree in Economics (MA)

California State University Los Angeles - College of Business and Economics
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Los Angeles

The degree curriculum consists of a core as well as two options: Global Economics and Financial Economics. [+]

Master of Arts Degree in Economics

The degree curriculum consists of a core as well as two options: Global Economics and Financial Economics. The Global Economics option equips students with current knowledge of the global economy, together with investigative and technical skills, for business economic analysis desired by consulting companies, government agencies, multinational business corporations, and international organizations.The Financial Economics option provides students with essential analytical and technical skills in both economics and financial analyses desired by consulting firms, securities companies, and other related businesses in investment services such as investment banking, mutual funds, and insurance.... [-]


MA in Integral Economic Development Policy

The Catholic University of America
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2018 USA District of Columbia + 1 more

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. [+]

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.... [-]


Masters in International Trade and Economic Diplomacy

Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2018 USA Monterey

We educate students to be leaders and policy makers equipped to launch successful international careers in international trade, diplomacy, and economic policy. [+]

We educate students to be leaders and policy makers equipped to launch successful international careers in international trade, diplomacy, and economic policy. International Trade & Economic Diplomacy Program

Our 3-semester International Trade and Economic Diplomacy program develops highly skilled international trade and economic policy professionals fully prepared to work productively in the rapidly changing global marketplace. Our graduates work with businesses, government, and NGOs on the world's most pressing international trade and diplomacy matters.

As a student in this program, you will gain a deep understanding of policy analysis and trade negotiations as well as the opportunity to focus on one of three tracks in the trade and economic diplomacy program: business, government, or civil society.... [-]


MA Economics for Transition

Schumacher College
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years September 2018 United Kingdom Totnes + 1 more

In response to the deepening economic and related crises, we launched our postgraduate programme in Economics for Transition in association with the New Economics Foundation, the Transition Network and the Business School at Plymouth University. Start Date - Sept 2017 [+]

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.... [-]


MA in Economics

American University - Washington, DC - College of Arts and Sciences
Campus or Online Full time Part time September 2018 USA District of Columbia

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 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, D.C.

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.... [-]


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 April 2018 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 programme 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 the 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 Programme 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 programme 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.... [-]


MA in Economics

Koc University - Istanbul Turkey
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2018 Turkey İstanbul

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

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.... [-]


Master of Arts in Global Finance, Trade and Economic Integration

University of Denver, Josef Korbel School of International Studies
Campus 2 years September 2018 USA Denver

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 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.... [-]


MA in Economics

Binghamton University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA Binghamton

The program has a strong emphasis on quantitative training. The Ph.D. in particular requires a solid math foundation. For students who lack background in calculus or linear algebra, or those who wish to have a refresher course in those subjects. [+]

MA in Economics

The Department of Economics offers programs of study leading to the Master of Arts (MA) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees in economics. The program is ranked 10th in agricultural and natural resource economics, and 19th in economic history amongst all PhD-granting institutions in the United States. Newly revamped and constantly expanding, the program seeks top-performing students who are prepared to conduct rigorous research. Students do not need to have a bachelor's degree in economics, but applicants should have a strong math background.

Currently, economics faculty can supervise dissertations in the following areas (according to the Journal of Economic Literature (JEL) standard classification codes):... [-]


MA in Economics

International University of Japan
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Japan Niigata

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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Master of Arts in Economic Sociology and Sociology of Finance

Goethe University Frankfurt
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2018 Germany Frankfurt am Main

The consecutive Master’s degree programme builds on a Bachelor course of studies in Sociology and offers a research-oriented education in the sociological analysis of the modern economy in its social and historical contexts. [+]

The consecutive Master’s degree programme builds on a Bachelor course of studies in Sociology and offers a research-oriented education in the sociological analysis of the modern economy in its social and historical contexts.

From a social sciences perspective, the social, cultural, institutional and political foundations and references to economic activity and economic processes are investigated. Central topic areas are markets, work, culture of the economy as well as the institutional embedding of transnational economic processes. Particular emphasis is given to the investigation of actors and processes on global financial markets. Frankfurt as Main, as one of the most important European locations for the global finance industry, and the Rhine-Main Region as a metropolitan region and logistics hub, are ideal starting points for analysis of socio-economic questions.... [-]


Master of Arts in Economics

University of Windsor, Graduate
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2018 Canada Windsor

The University of Windsor offers a one-year M.A. program in Economics, intended for students with a honours degree in Economics, and a two-year M.A. program in Economics for students with a general degree in Economics or for students with a degree in another discipline and some quantitative training. [+]

The University of Windsor offers a one-year M.A. program in Economics, intended for students with a honours degree in Economics, and a two-year M.A. program in Economics for students with a general degree in Economics or for students with a degree in another discipline and some quantitative training.

The M.A. Program in Economics offers a rigorous training that prepares the students for Ph.D. programs and works in the non-academic sectors. Small class sizes give students the opportunity to work closely, in and out of the classroom, with faculty members.

You can find graduates from our M.A. program in Ph.D. programs at Rice University, University of Texas, Louisiana State University, University of Alberta, University of Western Ontario, Carleton University, University of Ottawa, Guelph University, McMaster University and the University of Manitoba, among others.... [-]


MA in Economics

Sabanci University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Turkey İstanbul

Economics MA and Ph.D. programs are built on a core foundation in a design that facilitates mobility between the two programs. In their common core, these programs equip the student with a solid background in economic theory and application techniques. [+]

Economics MA and Ph.D. programs are built on a core foundation in a design that facilitates mobility between the two programs. In their common core, these programs equip the student with a solid background in economic theory and application techniques.

Unique in Turkey in its depth and scope, the MA program prepares the academically oriented student for Ph.D. studies and, on the other hand, in conjunction with the Public Policy MA program, provides the students who seek jobs in the public or private sector with the highly demanded skills in economic policy and analysis.

The Ph.D. program offered its first degree in 2010. With a quality curriculum and first-class faculty, it aims at producing top-level academicians.... [-]