MSc Programs in Business Economics

Compare 11 MSc Programs in Business Economics

Business Economics

A Master of Science (MSc) is often the next educational step after completing a Bachelor of Science (BSc). This post-graduate degree can be completed in one or two years and gives graduates the practical skills and theoretical knowledge to succeed in their chosen field.

What is an MSc in Business Economics? This master’s degree focuses on deepening students’ understanding of economic theory and its practical application in a business environment. Coursework may include classes in microeconomics, macroeconomics, statistics, strategic management, business environment and econometrics. At the end of the program, students may be asked to complete a postgraduate research paper or project on a specific subject related to the information studied throughout the course. Many institutions also offer the opportunity to participate in internships to gain practical experience.

Graduates earning a Master of Science in Business Economics are at a great competitive advantage due to their in-depth understanding of economic theory and how to apply it to a variety of business functions. They also gain strong analytical abilities and sharpen their research skills.

The cost of tuition depends on the duration of the program, the educational institution you study in and the country in which it’s located. That is why you should contact the institution’s admissions department directly to discuss tuition and fees.

With a master’s degree in business economics, graduates are able to work in a variety of positions in the financial industry including as an economist, consultant or financial analyst. They have the option to work for Fortune 500 corporations or small boutique firms. There is even the option to start a private consultancy or work as a freelance financial consultant for various businesses. Most institutions offer assistance in landing the first job post-graduation.

With a variety of programs available, you can choose to study full-time or part-time. Many schools have even begun to offer degrees 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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Master of Science in Business

BI Norwegian Business School
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Norway Oslo

The comprehensive curriculum will provide you with competence relevant to a wide range of positions. In addition to being awarded a master’s degree, you may also qualify for the title of “Siviløkonom”, a well-established and recognised professional qualification in business and industry. [+]

Why Choose Master of Science in Business?

You have the opportunity to customise your own programme by selecting a concentration area or ‘major’ in addition to choosing free electives from other fields. The comprehensive curriculum will provide you with competence relevant to a wide range of positions. In addition to being awarded a master’s degree, you may also qualify for the title of “Siviløkonom”, a well-established and recognised professional qualification in business and industry.

What Will You Learn?

The opportunity to combine different subjects, according to your interests and career plans, is unique to the Business programme. You can choose courses from all core fields of business. You will combine a specialisation (major) in one field with a broader orientation in other fields.... [-]


Master of Business Economics (Leuven)

KU Leuven: Faculty of Economics and Business
Campus Full time Part time 1 year September 2018 Belgium Leuven + 1 more

The program emphasizes the acquisition of fundamental knowledge and skills in one area of specialization related to the corporate world such as international business, strategy, and innovation, entrepreneurship, financial economics, and marketing. By combining a choice for major and minor, you can fine-tune your personal graduation profile according to your own interests. [+]

The program emphasizes the acquisition of fundamental knowledge and skills in one area of specialization related to the corporate world such as international business, strategy, and innovation, entrepreneurship, financial economics, and marketing. By combining a choice for major and minor, you can fine-tune your personal graduation profile according to your own interests.

What is the 'Master of Business Economics' all about?

Upon completing the Master of Science in Business Economics, you will be able to apply scientific frameworks independently and critically, allowing you to evolve continuously in a dynamic society. By combining this program with initial specializations from your bachelor's program, you will develop deeper insight into a broad range of fields. The program is structured around the choice of a major and minor discipline, which allows you to fine-tune your personal graduation profile, and to apply research- and evidence-based management practices and tools in various domains. You will gain expertise in selecting best practices in management in today’s volatile, complex and ambiguous business environments. The program equips you with both entrepreneurship and start-up management as well as for management and strategic decision making in established organizations.... [-]


MSc International Business Economics

University of Sussex - School of Business, Management and Economics
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Brighton

Enhance the study of international business with a solid grounding in the economic theory that explains business behavior both at the level of the firm and within the global macroeconomy. [+]

Key information Duration: 1-year full time Start date: September 2018 Apply by: 1 August (International), 1 September (UK/EU)

Enhance the study of international business with a solid grounding in the economic theory that explains business behavior both at the level of the firm and within the global macroeconomy.

You’ll find out about microeconomic principles relating to the theories of firms and consumers, and macroeconomic principles underpinning national and international economies.

You'll also learn about managerial economics and how firms try to optimize their human resources. You'll gain the skills – and have the opportunity – to undertake independent research in an area of business economics, which will expand your employment opportunities.... [-]


MSc Economics

University of Sussex - School of Business, Management and Economics
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Brighton + 1 more

Gain the skills and knowledge in applied economics to become a successful, policy-oriented economist in government or international organizations, or at universities. [+]

Key information Duration: 1-year full time, 2 years part-time Start date: September 2018 Apply by: 1 August (International), 1 September (UK/EU)

Gain the skills and knowledge in applied economics to become a successful, policy-oriented economist in government or international organizations, or at universities.

Much of what you’ll study is at the forefront of the economics discipline in terms of theory, empirical methods and policy applications.

You have the opportunity to go on a three-month internship at an international organization or as a research assistant at a university.

Full-time and part-time study

Choose to study this course full time or part time, to fit around your work and family life. Modules for the full-time course are listed below.... [-]


M.Sc. in Applied Economic Sciences: Business Economics

University of Antwerp
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Belgium Antwerp

Business studies in an international context, with young academics from different countries and cultures. [+]

As the Master in Applied Economic Sciences: Business Economics is an academic master program, the acquisition of scientific competences is one of the core objectives. You will receive a sound scientific training in chosen specialist areas in the field of business administration: Accountancy and Auditing, Finance, International Trade, Marketing or Strategy and Organization.

The program aims to improve your insights and ability to recognize and resolve business administration issues in a methodologically sound and effective manner. The program also encourages ethical reflection on the position of the manager in society, evolutions in the corporate world and sustainability issues in today’s globalizing economy.... [-]


MSc Strategic Sustainable Business

University of Stirling
Campus Full time 12 months September 2018 United Kingdom Stirling

In our course, you’ll explore strategic sustainable management and its environmental, social and economic dimensions. [+]

Overview

In our course, you’ll explore strategic sustainable management and its environmental, social and economic dimensions. Learning from real-life situations and inspirational practitioners, your studies will focus on three key areas:

sustainable business strategic management entrepreneurship to lead sustainable change Unique, practical learning

We focus on the challenges and opportunities of transformative and practical management for sustainability. There’s a balance of theory and practice to help you to prepare for jobs in sustainable management and corporate social responsibility. Our partnerships with sustainably managed organisations provide you with the chance to see how these practices work in the real world.... [-]


MSc Economics for Business and Policy

University of Stirling
Campus Full time 12 months September 2018 United Kingdom Stirling

This new Masters course is different to others: it places great emphasis on applying economic thinking to real-world business and policy challenges. Our course is suitable for anyone with a drive to succeed in economics, even if you’ve had no previous training in this area. [+]

Overview

This new Masters course is different to others: it places great emphasis on applying economic thinking to real-world business and policy challenges. Our course is suitable for anyone with a drive to succeed in economics, even if you’ve had no previous training in this area.

You'll explore interactions between international institutions, governments and households, and develop an appreciation of the insights that economic analysis can bring to business and policy. Our course also cultivates your skills in decision making and analysis, while enhancing your critical thinking abilities in evaluating business performance, management styles and statistics, as well as the public, social and macroeconomic policies and their effect on businesses and households.... [-]


Master of Science in International and Development Economics

Lingnan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 Hong Kong Tuen Mun + 1 more

The Belt and Road initiative and planned economic developments in the Greater Bay Area are in the spotlight in Hong Kong and have attracted the interest of investors around the world. Businesses and governments can see the potential, with many already indicating they are keen to take part in upcoming projects. [+]

A first master’s programme taught in Chinese focuses on the Belt and Road and Greater Bay Area economic initiatives

The Belt and Road initiative and planned economic developments in the Greater Bay Area are in the spotlight in Hong Kong and have attracted the interest of investors around the world. Businesses and governments can see the potential, with many already indicating they are keen to take part in upcoming projects.

However, there are also new opportunities for universities and other educational institutes, which are proactively stepping up related research efforts and introducing programmes to offer training and insights for professionals and academics looking to specialise in this area.... [-]


MSc in International Business Economics

Oxford Brookes Business School
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Oxford + 1 more

The MSc in International Business Economics enables you to study a combination of business and economic subjects. You will develop the ability to understand causal relationships between various economic variables, critically evaluate the strategic decision-making process in business, and have an insight into global business policy issues. [+]

The MSc in International Business Economics enables you to study a combination of business and economic subjects. You will develop the ability to understand causal relationships between various economic variables, critically evaluate the strategic decision-making process in business, and have an insight into global business policy issues. This course aims to provide you with the quantitative and economic analysis skills to understand underlying economic principles and gain insight into the way institutions and business practices operate in an international context. There are excellent employment prospects for economists with these skills in business and finance, government agencies and management consultancy.... [-]


MSc Business Economics: Managerial Economics and Strategy

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Amsterdam

The Managerial Economics and Strategy track of the Business Economics Master's programme focus on the economic performance of organisations. [+]

The Managerial Economics and Strategy track of the Business Economics Master's programme focus on the economic performance of organisations. It provides you with the broad range of skills, the in-depth knowledge and the international expertise that you will need in your career. You'll acquire the knowledge you need to understand the design of firms and other types of organisations.

Prepare for a career in the business world or public sector; Benefit from studying in a faculty with major strengths in Business Administration and Economics and Econometrics; Follow one of our specialised tracks and become a financial expert, a leading consultant in economic performance, or a specialist in real estate finance. ... [-]

Master of Science (MSc) in Business Economics

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time 12 months September 2018 Netherlands Amsterdam

This academic master’s programme teaches students to analyse the functioning of corporations and other organisations from a clear microeconomic perspective, both internally and in the market context in which they operate. [+]

This academic master’s programme teaches students to analyse the functioning of corporations and other organisations from a clear microeconomic perspective, both internally and in the market context in which they operate.

The programme places a strong emphasis on an analytical and quantitative approach and way of thinking so that graduates are able to conduct research in Business Economics subjects.

One master's programme, two tracks

The Master's in Business Economics consists of two top-level academic tracks in one of the following disciplines. For more information about the tracks see the separate track programmes:

Managerial Economics and Strategy Competition Law and Economics Degree ... [-]