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... [-]

Master of Arts in International Management - Finance & Accounting Specialization

New European College
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2017 Germany Munich

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

MA Degrees in Economics. The Master of Arts (MA) in International Management is a 4 semester program designed to build upon your existing undergraduate studies enabling you to pursue a broader range of careers in business. Consisting of courses in finance, international marketing, management accounting, operations, ethics, organizational behavior and human resources, the program prepares you to excel in an ever evolving and international workplace. All courses are taught in English, with a range of teaching methodologies which are reminiscent of undergraduate teaching such as presentations and group projects coupled with real world examples and case studies. The program provides a scope for greater specialization, with a precise academic and theoretical framework designed to help you become an expert in international management. This allows you to apply to more specialized roles and offers better preparation for a PhD program in the future. ... [-]

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... [-]

Master of Arts in Economics

Central Michigan University
Campus September 2017 USA Mount Pleasant

The Department of Economics offers a Master of Arts degree. The program specializes in preparing students to enter PhD programs in Economics and typically around two-thirds of our [+]

MA Degrees in Economics. The Department of Economics offers a Master of Arts degree. The program specializes in preparing students to enter PhD programs in Economics and typically around two-thirds of our students view the program as a springboard toward this end. We have achieved a very good placement record in this respect. In the past two decades our MA students have entered PhD programs with financial aid at highly ranked schools such as Yale, Michigan, Indiana, Southern California, North Carolina, Purdue, Illinois, Vanderbilt, Michigan State, Emory, and Texas A&M, amongst others. Specific placement data (all with financial aid) for the last five years follows: Fall 2010: University of Iowa, Florida State University, University of Illinois-Chicago, University of Kentucky, West Virginia University. Fall 2011: University of Kansas, University of California Santa Cruz, Georgia Tech, University of Concordia. Fall 2012: Michigan State University, Indiana University, Notre Dame, Western Michigan University, University of Hawaii, Florida International University. Fall 2013: Michigan State University, Wayne State University, and University of Oregon Fall 2014: Indiana University, Iowa State University, SUNY-Buffalo, and University of Manitoba. Fall 2015: Simon Fraser University, University of Alabama, Florida International University, and West Virginia University.​ Because we are a relatively large MA program with around 40 students, and have so many students interested in using our program as preparation for PhD studies, we are often able to offer specific elective classes, such as Mathematical Microeconomic Theory and Dynamic Optimization - classes which are specifically geared toward preparing students to succeed in... [-]

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.... [-]


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... [-]

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.... [-]


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. [+]

MA Degrees in Economics. 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... [-]

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 Economics

Sabanci University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Turkey İstanbul

Economics MA and PhD 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. [+]

MA Degrees in Economics. Economics MA and PhD 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 PhD 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 PhD program offered its first degree in 2010. With a quality curriculum and first-class faculty, it aims at producing top-level academicians. Program Requirements may vary according to the year of first enrollment. Program objectives The MA in economics program provides highly demanded skills in economic analysis and policy for students seeking jobs in the public or private sector. The program also prepares the academically oriented student to excel in PhD studies. The first year program consists of a total of 24 credit hours in microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics. The second year presents two options: a Master Thesis plus 9 credit hours or a Term Project plus 12 credit hours from advanced elective courses. Program outcomes Develop the ability to use critical, analytical, and reflective thinking and reasoning Reflect on social and ethical responsibilities in his/her professional life. Gain experience and confidence in the dissemination of project/research outputs Work responsibly and creatively... [-]

Economics

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

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

MA in Economics The Department of Economics offers a master's program with five distinctive tracks, a faculty that combines high quality teaching and an interest in economic policy with serious scholarship, and the special rewards of studying economics in Washington, DC. The economics master's degree program is an applied, policy-oriented program that offers five different tracks which master's students can pursue: general, development economics, gender analysis in economics, financial economic policy, and applied economics (online only). The department has an especially rich offering of courses that deal with global economic issues. Most of our faculty have carried out research or taught in other countries and bring that experience to the classroom. The Department of Economics master's course work is designed to prepare students for careers in government agencies, congressional committees, financial institutions, economic consulting firms, think tanks, multilateral organizations, and non-governmental organizations among other institutions, both nationally and abroad. Alumni often secure full-time employment with organizations where they had internships or part-time employment while students. This economics MA degree program offers students: Concentrated faculty strength in major applied fields of economics and a policy-oriented curriculum Faculty with linkages to think tanks, research institutes, and international organizations around the globe State-of-the-art statistical software commonly used in applied economics research A Washington, DC, location that provides access to an extraordinary array of professional opportunities for trained economists Most graduate level courses are offered in the evening and the master's degree can be completed in either full-time or part-time status. [-]

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. [+]

MA Degrees in Economics. ​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... [-]

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. [+]

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 business decision making. This... [-]

MA in Responsible Management and Sustainable Economic Development

University for Peace
Campus Full time 1 year February 2018 Costa Rica Ciudad Colon

It is not a Master's degree in business nor economics, it is something which incorporates and goes beyond both. The degree offers alternative methods of managing the ever-evolving political, economic and social problems faced by many societies. We will challenge you to analyze, debate and find creative solutions for building a better world. We need you in order to overcome today's challenges with your experiences, expertise and innovative ideas [+]

MA Degrees in Economics. Our Master of Arts (MA) degree in Responsible Management and Sustainable Economic Development emphasizes economic and management perspectives of peace while focusing on the concepts of sustainability and responsibility. Its creation was based on the belief that to better contribute to the promotion of sustainable peace, it is imperative to explore what role the economy plays in the world today and its impact on our environment and societies’ wellbeing. Issues of rural and urban poverty, growing inequalities and disparities, environmental degradation, financial crises and globalization are challenging political economic stability and social cohesion in all societies. Modern society faces the growing challenge of sustainability; finding solutions that will maintain and protect social systems for future generations. Students from the RMSED Program will become responsible managers with strong emphasis on sustainability that will be able to work in the corporate sector, public sector or social sector, both in industrialized and developing countries. [-]