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Masters degrees are more versatile than doctoral qualifications and have a broad range of professional and academic applications. According to the U.S. Department of Education, three types of masters programs exist research, professional, and terminal. The most popular masters degree types are Master of Arts (M.A.) and Master of Science (M.S.) in a mixture of subject fields.

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University of Zurich Faculty of Economics

The MA in Economics of the University of Zurich provides you with an advanced academic education in the field of Economics. The degree qualifies you to enter into academi ... [+]

The MA in Economics at the University of Zurich offers advanced economics training and enables students to undertake independent economic, project-oriented assignments. The degree qualifies students to occupy positions in economically-oriented careers and to enter further studies at Doctor level.

Structure of studies (CP = ECTS credit points): The four fields of study differ with reference to specific requirements. In economics, the complex interrelation between markets is studied. 30 CP are acquired in compulsory fields together with a minimum of 30 CP from the fields of macroeconomics and economic policy, microeconomics and management, and 6 CP in the student’s elected political economics field. In addition, a minimum of 6 further CP must be acquired in the field of business administration. Students also have the choice of focusing on individual subjects. Finally, the Master’s thesis accounts for a further 30 CP.... [-]

Switzerland Zürich
February 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
University of Zurich Faculty of Economics

The MA in Economics and Business Administration of the University of Zurich provides you with an advanced academic education in the field of Economics or Business Adminis ... [+]

General description

The Master of Arts (MA) in Economics and Business Administration of the University of Zurich provides you with an advanced academic education in the field of economics. The degree qualifies you to enter into academically-oriented professions or continue your studies on a doctorate level. With the Master of Arts in Economics of the University of Zurich, you can work independently in an academic and project-based manner. Through the Master's degree, you have proven that you are qualified to assume demanding and above-average professional and academic tasks.

Admission to the Master's degree course always assumes a Bachelor's degree in an economic subject from a university or an equivalent degree. The Faculty can make the admission to the Master's degree course dependent on proof of additional knowledge and skills that are acquired before or during the Master's degree studies.... [-]

Switzerland Zürich
February 2019
Full-time
Part-time
4 semesters
Campus
University of Zurich Faculty of Economics

Offered by the University of Zurich, an innovative institution that offers world-class graduate programs taught by leading international scholars in one of the most inter ... [+]

Today’s modern business world is a rapidly changing management environment. Globalisation is forcing enterprises to adapt in new ways. Interactions between business problems and macroeconomic market conditions are intensifying. In order to handle these challenges, managers need universally applicable skills and interdisciplinary economics insights. The Master’s Degree in Management and Economics is an opportunity to acquire this essential foundation.

Key features

World-class faculty: The MA in Management and Economics is privileged to draw on an outstanding faculty in economics, business and empirical methods. The University of Zurich’s Economics Department ranks first in the German speaking regions and is among the top worldwide.... [-]

Switzerland Zürich
February 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus