MScs in Business Studies

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Business Studies

For those who have a strong background in a specific field of study, a Master’s Degree can help them to obtain a more lucrative and respectful position at work. There are various degrees that help individuals interested in furthering their career to solidify their knowledge of a particular field and prepare themselves for rewarding job opportunities. One such area of focus is business economics and administration.

The first question those that are interested in this degree ask is typically, “What is an MSc in Business Economics and Administration?” This advanced degree is geared towards students who want to develop their knowledge relating to economic tools, and who want to begin doing independent research. Most programs will cover subjects like business strategy, economic policy, risk and pricing regulation, economic policy, and more.

Pursuing an advanced degree in economics and business administration will allow students to work alongside those who are at the forefront of economic research while also refining their knowledge and skills of this field. This will give graduates a competitive edge in the job market and equip them with the tools they need to move up in their career quickly.

How much it costs to acquire this advanced degree depends on the chosen institution. Students should be fully aware of this investment and how it can benefit them in their future career before beginning a program in economics and business administration.

The skills students will learn in this particular program prepare them to work in a myriad of different business-related positions and sectors. Graduates often end up working in business, banking and financial services, government, or academia. For example, while working in business, graduates may help companies analyze consumer demand and inform the company they work with about how to handle their competition.

 

There are several necessary steps that interested students should take before applying to a program in economics and business administration. 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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MSc in Strategic Business Management

De Broc School of Business
Campus or Online Full time Part time 1 - 5 years September 2017 United Kingdom UK Online London + 2 more

The MSc in Strategic Business Management is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and is aimed at graduates who have an interest in developing an in-depth knowledge and a critical understanding of the key aspects of strategic business and management. [+]

MSc Degrees in Business Studies. MSc in Strategic Business Management The MSc in Strategic Business Management is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and is aimed at graduates who have an interest in developing an in-depth knowledge and a critical understanding of the key aspects of strategic business and management. In particular, those who are looking to pursue, advance or switch to a career in business management will benefit from this course. You will develop a broad understanding of the most important concepts in management with a strategic perspective. De Broc prides itself on the depth and practical relevance of the knowledge delivered on its programmes by academics with practical experience. You will apply theoretical concepts and business models to real-life case studies, in a practice based environment. The course can be studied online or on campus. This degree is ideal for those interested in a future career in business and management, including roles such as manager, consultant, analyst or entrepreneur. " Course Requirements 2:2 or above from a UK bachelor's degree, or equivalent qualifications. International students additionally require an English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above with a minimum of 5.5 in each component. Duration 1 year full-time - up to 5 years [-]

Masters in Management

University of Liverpool Management School ULMS
Campus Full time Part time 12 months August 2017 United Kingdom Liverpool + 1 more

The MSc Management program is for students who want to pursue a career in management. The program is suitable for students who would like to study management for the first time. [+]

The program aims to provide a general overview of the processes of management and organization. It supports development of the subject specific and key transferable skills necessary for employment in management positions. You have the opportunity to acquire a range of analytical techniques required for the effective tactical and strategic management of organizations, enabling you to develop your IT skills and gain familiarity with a range of financial and statistical software. You will also develop your written and verbal communication skills. The SBA (Strategic Business Analysis module) allows you to take part in an interactive, virtual simulation where your learning can be put into practice. You will gain a sound theoretical grounding in the broad area of business sand management and will develop a range of communications skills. Program Structure This 12-month program consists of eight compulsory modules, followed by a research project (Strategic Business Analysis) or dissertation carried out over the summer period upon completion of Semester 2. Compulsory modules Applied Research Methods Management Perspectives Marketing Management Managing Finance Economics for Management Strategic Organization International Management Business Ethics Optional modules Strategic Business Analysis Dissertation Entry Requirements Normally a 2:1 honours degree in any discipline is expected from a UK university, or an equivalent academic qualification from a similar non-UK institution is required. Non-graduates with very extensive professional experience and/or other prior qualifications may also be considered. All candidates must meet our required level of English. Career Prospects Graduates will gain a sound theoretical grounding in the broad area of... [-]

MSc in International Hospitality Management

emlyon business school
Campus Full time 16 months September 2017 France Lyon China Shanghai Paris United Kingdom Lancaster Germany Munich + 7 more

The MSc in International Hospitality Management is a 16-month full-time double degree program, delivered by emlyon business school and Institut Paul Bocuse, taught fully in English. The students study the specifics of the global hospitality industry in both France and China. [+]

Join the next generation of global hospitality leaders The MSc in International Hospitality Management, a 16-month full-time double degree program, was created to help meet the recruitment needs of this evolving industry. You will benefit from the combined expertise of the world-renowned Institut Paul Bocuse school of hospitality management and gastronomy with the unique entrepreneurial approach of the leading European Business School emlyon business school. Delivered exclusively in English, the program provides you with a solid foundation in general management as well as specialist knowledge in new venture creation, lifestyle hospitality management, brand design and innovation management. ... [-]


Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

University of San Francisco - School of Management
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 USA San Francisco

Just steps from some of the world’s most innovative companies in Silicon Valley and San Francisco, the USF MSEI helps you build essential skills, handle real-world startup scenarios, and establish professional associations to launch an entrepreneurial career in the region that constantly reinvents itself. [+]

Launch your entrepreneurial career in Silicon Valley. Just steps from some of the world’s most innovative companies in Silicon Valley and San Francisco, the USF MSEI helps you build essential skills, handle real-world startup scenarios, and establish professional associations to launch an entrepreneurial career in the region that constantly reinvents itself. During this one year master's degree, take an entrepreneurial journey to launch your new career. Join small classes of motivated students, experience a cutting-edge curriculum, and leverage the Silicon Valley innovation ecosystem. USF delivers essential theoretical, applied, and experiential learning to help you launch your new career or new venture. Develop your career as an innovative leader who will help fashion a more humane and equitable world through the creation of products, services, and new ventures that serve communities around the globe. CUSTOMIZED CAREER GUIDANCE MSEI Students will have access to professional networking events, career workshops, and other career services. Students will also receive on-going mentorship and build a personal advisory board to aid in their professional development. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES Intern with a San Francisco Bay Area firm Work on company-based projects Visit Silicon Valley companies Attend entrepreneurial pitch events Prepare a new business venture for launch GLOBAL REPUTATION The University of San Francisco has a long tradition of entrepreneurial excellence. In 2015 Forbes ranked USF among the top 20 entrepreneurial research universities in the United States, and the Financial Times ranked the joint USF Master in Global Entrepreneurial Management among the top 75 international master of management... [-]

MS in Entrepreneurship

University of Tampa - Sykes College of Business
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Tampa

Offered by the Sykes College of Business’ nationally acclaimed Lowth Entrepreneurship Center, the new M.S. in Entrepreneurship builds the critical business and entrepreneurial skills needed to develop and launch new enterprises. [+]

MSc Degrees in Business Studies. Offered by the Sykes College of Business’ nationally acclaimed Lowth Entrepreneurship Center, the new M.S. in Entrepreneurship builds the critical business and entrepreneurial skills needed to develop and launch new enterprises. The program also appeals to professionals who wish to incorporate innovation and vision into existing companies, or to engage in social entrepreneurship. The program emphasizes experiential learning. Students may focus on their own projects throughout the curriculum, or team with companies in UT’s incubator and accelerator programs. When students enter the program, a customized approach to their learning is developed by faculty advisors, with the goal of helping them reach their personal objectives. Benefits Gain the essential skills to successfully plan and launch your own venture Work with faculty and expert advisors in UT’s renowned Lowth Entrepreneurship Center Through UT’s incubator and accelerator programs, get hands-on experience working with early-stage businesses and student entrepreneurs Create lasting connections with fellow entrepreneurs, investors and advisors Use program assignments and activities to hone your business plan and investor presentation skills Present to investors and potentially raise capital for your business Cutting-Edge Graduate Curriculum Preparing for the Entrepreneurial Journey Creativity and Innovation for Entrepreneurs Selecting and Developing a Business Model New Venture Finance Entrepreneurial Marketing Legal Environment of Entrepreneurial Ventures Leading and Managing New Ventures Communicating with Investors and Partners Experiential Learning The M.S. in Entrepreneurship is an experiential program that emphasizes active learning in the classroom and immediate, real-world applications. Students are encouraged and enabled to work... [-]

M.S. in Analytics

University of San Francisco - College of Arts & Sciences
Campus Full time 1 year July 2017 USA San Francisco

The M.S. in Analytics at the University of San Francisco is an intensive one-year program that provides students with the skills necessary to develop techniques and processes for data-driven decision-making — the key to effective business strategies. [+]

Master in AnalyticsThe M.S. in Analytics at the University of San Francisco is an intensive one-year program that provides students with the skills necessary to develop techniques and processes for data-driven decision-making — the key to effective business strategies.The M.S. Analytics Program delivers rigorous training in the mathematical and computational techniques of Big Data. It provides mastery of the analytics tied to strategic decisions — and the skills to effectively communicate these results in business settings.Students study topics such as data mining, machine learning, statistical models, predictive analytics, econometrics, optimization, risk analysis, data visualization, business communication and management science. USF's Analytics program is strongly technical and students write R and Python programs for most of their courses. Throughout their program, students work with an industrial partner in the Practicum (Practicums are unpaid and paid internships).Graduates become data scientists and analysts in finance, marketing, operations, business intelligence and other groups generating and consuming large amounts of data.... [-]


MSc Oil & Gas Trade Management

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

Designed and developed in consultation with senior executives and directors of major organisations of the oil and gas industry, this programme focuses on the ‘downstream’ side of the industry - the management of trade in oil and gas products. [+]

MSc Degrees in Business Studies. Tuition fee scholarships of £3,300 are available for this programme. Designed and developed in consultation with senior executives and directors of major organisations of the oil and gas industry, this programme focuses on the ‘downstream’ side of the industry - the management of trade in oil and gas products. Three key themes of risk management, strategy and added value are woven throughout the programme. You will explore the process of trade in oil and gas from seller, buyer and intermediary perspectives, and develop the practical problem-solving skills needed for success in a growth industry. Trading and finance modules, partially delivered by a city-based major graduate trading and training company, will give you the experience of a practical trading project in real trading conditions. You will also examine corporate social responsibility, and the environmental, sustainability and social issues involved. Why should I choose this programme? Today’s energy sector demands talented, highly trained individuals who can demonstrate leadership, strategic thinking and the ability to manage risk in complex business situations. This programme's three key themes, along with its industry links and practical approach, will create graduates able to meet these demands. The programme is taught by highly qualified academics and experienced industry professionals, and learning is enhanced by high-profile guest speakers. You will also have access to and the support of dedicated internal and external career advisors and coaches specialising in the oil and gas sectors This degree is recognised by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), providing... [-]

Master of Science in Business Analytics

Rady School of Management
Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 USA La Jolla

The Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) at the Rady School is an intensive program that will provide you with the skills to succeed in data-rich business environments. The program offers rigorous, hands-on training that will prepare you to use data and analytics to identify business opportunities, generate business insights and create business solutions. As an MSBA student, you will gain both the quantitative skills to create better decision tools and the ability to manage teams and communicate effectively with stakeholders throughout each phase of an analytics project. [+]

The Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) at the Rady School is an intensive program that will provide you with the skills to succeed in data-rich business environments. The program offers rigorous, hands-on training that will prepare you to use data and analytics to identify business opportunities, generate business insights and create business solutions. As an MSBA student, you will gain both the quantitative skills to create better decision tools and the ability to manage teams and communicate effectively with stakeholders throughout each phase of an analytics project. In the Rady School MSBA program you will learn to: Use predictive analytics and optimization for data driven decision-making in marketing, finance, management and operations Collect, clean, visualize, and analyze data Use statistical and optimization tools (e.g., R, Shiny, Radiant) Create and implement business analytics solutions Learn more by viewing our SlideShare Careers in Business Analytics Successful businesses use data and models to make better decisions and gain competitive advantage. Vast amounts of data on customers, suppliers, operations and financial transactions are collected from a variety of sources, often managed in diverse systems, by multiple stakeholders. Transforming this data into insights that can enhance decision-making is a key strategic challenge for businesses of every size, across all industries. Companies are looking for skilled professionals who can work effectively in teams to frame key operational and strategic business questions and use data and analytics to find the answers. MSBA students receive career support from Career Connections. Through personal coaching, an array of... [-]

MSc in Finance and Accounting

Imperial College Business School
Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom London

MSc Finance & Accounting is a one-year, full-time programme, acreddited by both ACCA and CIMA, ideal for students who are looking for roles in the finance industry such as investment banking and professional services. [+]

MSc Degrees in Business Studies. MSc Finance & Accounting is a one-year, full-time programme, acreddited by both ACCA and CIMA, ideal for students who are looking for roles in the finance industry such as investment banking and professional services. Taught by outstanding academics and leading practitioners, the programme will provide you with a thorough grounding in the theory of finance and an understanding of the practical elements of the finance and accounting industry. A wide variety of electives allow you to personalise the programme to match your own interests and fit your specific career goals. In the spring and summer terms, you will choose between two types of research projects, in order to develop specialist skills and subject knowledge to benefit your future career. Our dedicated Careers and Professional Development Service will work with you do identify and achieve your career goals by providing provide highly relevant and unlimited one-to-one support, as well as regular workshops and networking opportunities. You will have access to software facilities including Bloomberg terminals, Reuters Eikon, Datastream and Matlab in two bespoke computer labs. Foundation Modules You will study five foundation modules in September that introduce the tools of modern finance and enhance your career development skills. Accounting and Valuation Application of Matlab to Finance Financial Modelling Markets and Securities The Finance Industry Core Modules Core modules build rapidly on previous experience while introducing new and challenging disciplines. Each module comprises 27 hours of lectures. Advanced Corporate Finance Corporate Finance Corporate Strategy Derivatives Financial Accounting... [-]

Master of Science in Wealth Management (MWM)

Singapore Management University
Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 Singapore

SMU MWM is a pioneering and leading wealth management programme in Asia. It was jointly designed by SMU, Wealth Management Institute (WMI), Swiss Finance Institute (SFI), Yale University and key industry [+]

SMU MWM is a pioneering and leading wealth management programme in Asia. It was jointly designed by SMU, Wealth Management Institute (WMI), Swiss Finance Institute (SFI), Yale University and key industry players. Its curriculum covers the value chain of wealth management, including asset management, investment and client advisory. There is an overseas study block for participants to visit SFI and Yale to learn about Private Banking and Alternative Investments, as well as visit private banks and investment companies. Industry talks and networking sessions are organised throughout the year. The programme is suitable for both existing and aspiring wealth managers. Qualified career-switchers will have opportunities to participate in internship programmes. Admission Requirements - A good university degree - Good GMAT or GRE score - At least two years of working experience in any industry Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed by the Admissions Committee. Fees Application (non-refundable): S$50 Registration* (non-refundable): - S$5,400 (Singaporeans / Singapore Permanent Residents) - S$5,500 (Others) Tuition Fees^: S$51,360 (inclusive of GST), payable in three installments First installment payable by May – S$29,960 (inclusive of GST) Second installment payable by September – S$10,700 (inclusive of GST) Third installment payable by December – S$10,700 (inclusive of GST) ^ The tuition fee does not include meals, air travel, travel insurance, living and accommodation expenses in Singapore and overseas. *(Non-refundable) Amount payable upon acceptance to the programme. S$5,000 will contribute to the first payment of tuition fees. The registration fee includes matriculation, examination fees, orientation activities, library & computer account. [-]

MSc Corporate Communications and Reputation Management

Alliance Manchester Business School - The University of Manchester
Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 United Kingdom Manchester

In a world where organisations are under increasing public scrutiny, protecting a company's corporate reputation and sending out the right messages are vital for survival. Gain a career in corporate communications, public relations consultancy or in managing corporate brands. [+]

MSc Degrees in Business Studies. In a world where organisations are under increasing public scrutiny, protecting a company's corporate reputation and sending out the right messages are vital for survival. Gain a career in corporate communications, public relations consultancy or in managing corporate brands. From corporate social responsibility to crisis management, communication is becoming an increasingly major part of business strategy and a growing area of employment. Using the latest research and details of current best practice, you learn how to manage relationships with key stakeholders, including employees, and promote a positive corporate reputation. Communication specialists who can take a strategic view of business are in high demand and those with a thorough understanding of current communication technology are in short supply. We help to meet that demand by giving you a unique experience combining advanced knowledge of up-to-the-minute communication skills and techniques with case studies and practical examples of best practice. You graduate equipped with analytical tools which can be used across all sectors and will give you a competitive edge in the marketplace. We have worked to build a course that is tailored to enhance your ability in the job market. We specifically aim to develop an experience that comprises curriculum content, student interaction and building relationships with members of faculty to equip you with the analytical tools and instruments that will allow you to be at the forefront in the marketplace. Course units details The course consists of both compulsory and optional taught units. Compulsory course units... [-]

Master of Science in Business Analysis and Consulting

IESEG School of Management Lille - Paris
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 France Paris

Join our MSc in Business Analysis and Consulting: a one year program completely taught in English at one of the top business schools in France on our Paris campus. [+]

This one year program completely taught in English aims at providing future managers and consultants with the managerial and communication skills required to act as change agents and deliver sustainable performance for companies operating in a global environment.

 

Program Objectives

The aim of the program is to provide future managers and consultants with the managerial and communication skills required to act as change agents and deliver sustainable performance for companies operating in a global environment.

Future managers/consultants are trained to acquire the necessary knowledge and competencies to translate strategic plans into tangible performance, by not only focusing on a financial perspective but also by considering the complementary aspects of performance such as HRM, IT, operations management, risks etc.... [-]


Master of Science Marketing Management

Toulouse Business School - Barcelona Campus
Campus Full time 18 months November 2018 Spain Barcelona

Then TBS Barcelona’s full-time, 18-month MSc Marketing Management will enable you to acquire that important competitive edge in a dynamic, constantly changing industry. Taught entirely in English and highly customizable, this programme offers 3 specialisation tracks so that you can easily tailor the courses to help you achieve your career goals: B2C Marketing, B2B Marketing, and International Business. [+]

MSc Degrees in Business Studies. Are you looking to expand your marketing knowledge and skill set? Then TBS Barcelona’s full-time, 18-month MSc Marketing Management will enable you to acquire that important competitive edge in a dynamic, constantly changing industry. Taught entirely in English and highly customizable, this programme offers 4 specialisation tracks so that you can easily tailor the courses to help you achieve your career goals: B2C Marketing, B2B Marketing, International Business and Fashion and Luxury, one of Spain’s fastest growing sectors. The MSc Marketing Management will train you to make the best marketing decisions with a fundamental, rigorous management basis so you will be ready to take on any managerial marketing position. You will also get hands-on practice during a 6-month internship in top national and international businesses. What’s more, a personalised coaching programme will set you on your way to finding your ideal professional path. TBS Barcelona’s MSc Marketing Management has a deeply practical focus, as well as an unflinching dedication to academic rigour. Amongst our teaching staff we count on leading practitioners in the marketing field and internationally recognized academics to give a broader business perspective. In addition, the assessment committee, formed of industry experts, oversees the course contents to ensure they are always relevant to the latest trends and developments. Everything you need to launch you on your marketing management career! Why choose our MSc Marketing Management? Highly customizable TBS - UPC double degree TBS Triple Accreditation - Innovation Guaranteed Internationally Minded Internships - Put... [-]

MSc Business (Financial Management)

Warwick Business School
Campus Full time 12 months August 2017 United Kingdom Coventry

Our MSc Business (Financial Management) combines the development of management skills with advanced financial skills, leading to financial management roles for organisations outside of the finance industry. [+]

Our MSc Business (Financial Management) has been designed as an industry-focused postgraduate course for graduates with a strong quants, accounting and/or finance elements in their undergraduate degree. The course combines the development of management skills with advanced financial skills, leading to financial management roles for organisations outside of the finance industry (e.g. Finance Manager, Analyst, Head of Corporate Finance). With a strong core of business subjects and a choice of subject specialisms, you can select the study route that directly supports your personal career ambitions.

English language requirements

If English is not your first language, you must meet a minimum overall standard in a recognised test of English, examples are shown below. You must show a good balance across all sections of the test and it must have been taken within two years of starting the course. ... [-]

MSc in Economics and International Business

Loughborough University School of Business and Economics
Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Loughborough

Our MSc Economics and International Business programme will allow you to develop a sound understanding of the international business environment and business operations in the global economy. [+]

MSc Degrees in Business Studies. Our MSc Economics and International Business programme will allow you to develop a sound understanding of the international business environment and business operations in the global economy. It is suitable for those wishing to develop a career in the international business and commercial sectors. You will be taught by experienced economists, international business researchers, and practitioners. This will equip you with the skills and techniques to assess and implement business strategies in response to the problems affecting firms and markets in a highly competitive international business environment. Practical training on how to apply relevant theory to shape international business decisions is integrated into the programme. You will be able to further refine your practical skills by completing a research project that allows you to apply your knowledge to an international business issue. Entry requirements An honours degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent overseas qualification in economics, business (with a strong quantitative component), finance, management science, operations research, mathematics, physics, or engineering. Applicants from other degree disciplines may be considered, but as for all applicants, good (2:1 or above) grades in relevant mathematics/statistics modules are expected. English Language requirements All applicants for admission to Loughborough University must have a qualification in English Language before they can be admitted to any course or programme, whether their first language is English or not. IELTS: overall 6.5 with minimum 6.0 in each component The School will accept lower IELTS scores if you undertake the University's pre-sessional English course. TOEFL... [-]