MScs in Business Studies

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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 Sustainable Construction

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Full time Part time 18 - 36 months September 2017 China Suzhou + 1 more

The aim of the programme is to provide Master’s level education for graduates to develop technologically advanced knowledge, problem-solving skills and comprehensive understanding of the key aspects of sustainability in Civil Engineering construction with a particular emphasis on the future trends of global sustainable development in light of reliability, environmentally-friendly and cost-effectiveness initiatives. [+]

MSc Degrees in Business Studies. Overview The rapidly developing world and evolution of urban development have caused a massive surge in environmental pollution, energy consumption and carbon dioxide emissions. Civil engineers should take a leadership role to promote sustainable development by providing creative and innovative solutions to the challenges associated with sustainability in civil engineering practices. The MSc Sustainable Construction programme provides students with technologically advanced knowledge, problem-solving skills and a comprehensive understanding of the key aspects of sustainability in civil engineering construction. It has a particular emphasis on the future trends of global sustainable development. It is intended to provide critical awareness of current and future problems associated with the intervention of sustainability strategies and their integration in the civil engineering sector, as well as prospective solutions from existing and emerging scientific technologies. This full-time 18-month programme comprises two semesters of taught modules, assessed by coursework and examination, followed by a research dissertation during your third semester. The programme is also offered on a part-time, 36-month basis for potential students currently working in industry. All the modules are delivered by international academic staff who specialise in sustainability and sustainable construction. Graduates of this programme, as with all XJTLU masters degrees, earn a University of Liverpool degree that is recognised by the Chinese Ministry of Education. Accreditation This degree is accredited by Joint Board of Moderators (JBM) as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates who have already acquired a partial CEng accredited undergraduate... [-]

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... [-]

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. [+]

MSc Degrees in Business Studies. 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... [-]

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. [+]

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 on developing and launching their... [-]

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 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 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 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 programs and resources and a commitment... [-]

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.... [-]


Master of Science in International Management

EU Business School
Campus Full time 1 year January 2018 Spain Barcelona Switzerland Geneva Montreux Germany Munich + 5 more

The MSc in International Management is aimed at students with less than two years of work experience. The one-year program gives students the opportunity to learn about various business principles, acquire leadership skills and develop professional proficiency. [+]

Duration: Three terms Credits: 93 CH/122 ECTS Start Dates: October, January, March Location: Barcelona, Geneva, Montreux Teaching Language: English Career Counseling: EU has departments on each campus to help students find jobs in their field of study. Admission Requirements: Students must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Students must also have an intermediate English level. Admission Period: Year round. The MSc in International Management is aimed at students with less than two years of work experience. The one-year program gives students the opportunity to learn about various business principles, acquire leadership skills and develop professional proficiency. Students prepare themselves for future management careers. OFFICIAL QUALIFICATION Students completing the program receive a state-recognized MSc in International Management from the University of Roehampton in London, as well as their EU degree. The University of Roehampton adheres to the standards set by the U.K. government’s Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA). It is recognized by the National Recognition Information Centre (NARIC). The University of Roehampton is the most research intensive modern university in the U.K. according to the Research Excellence Framework produced by the Higher Education Funding Council for England. The knowledge and skills that students gain during the MSc program give them a solid foundation in business and prepare them for the working world. Students learn the crucial elements relevant to the key operational foundations of business and management and develop the business acumen required to conduct business matters on an international scale, negotiating time zones, cultures... [-]

MSc Entrepreneurship and Management

Sheffield University Management School
Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 United Kingdom Sheffield

This 12 month Masters programme combines academic and applied aspects of entrepreneurship, ranging from start-ups to multinational corporations and from governments to social ... [+]

MSc Degrees in Business Studies. This 12 month Masters programme combines academic and applied aspects of entrepreneurship, ranging from start-ups to multinational corporations and from governments to social enterprises. The MSc in Entrepreneurship and Management has been designed to develop entrepreneurial thinking as well as enterprising skills and management expertise that will set you on your way to a successful career.Throughout this course you will engage with a range of organisations to understand the importance of entrepreneurial practice. Our cutting edge programme is designed to be highly interactive and includes a range of current topics in entrepreneurship research, policy and practice. Modules focus on exploring the theories and practice of entrepreneurship, alongside issues such as intrapreneurship, corporate venturing, start-ups, social entrepreneurship and change management that will enhance your knowledge of entrepreneurship and management.The CourseThe MSc in Entrepreneurship and Management is taught full-time over two semesters, followed by a supervised research project that offers the opportunity to engage closely with businesses and entrepreneurs. Our expert team of academics and guest speakers utilise the school’s state-of-the-art facilities and incorporate visits to innovative entrepreneurial businesses. Learning takes place through a combination of lectures, seminars, workshops and field visits and is assessed through a combination of independent and team work including essays, presentations, blogs, a business plan and a research project. Modules Semester 1 Research Methods Accounting and Financial Management Entrepreneurship (theory and concepts) Entrepreneurial Economies Corporate Entrepreneurship Semester 2 Research Methods Strategic Management Social and Alternative Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurship and Change Creating Entrepreneurial Ventures... [-]

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. [-]

MS Sustainability Management

Kogod School of Business, American University
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA District of Columbia

The Master's in Sustainability Management degree (MSSM) from the Kogod School of Business integrates business education with environmental science and public policy. Graduates are well-prepared to lead in the public, private and non-profit sectors. The MSSM is the only interdisciplinary business-based degree of its kind in the country, and is offered by one of the greenest universities in the U.S. [+]

MSc Degrees in Business Studies. The Master's in Sustainability Management degree (MSSM) from the Kogod School of Business integrates business education with environmental science and public policy. Graduates are well-prepared to lead in the public, private and non-profit sectors. The MSSM is the only interdisciplinary business-based degree of its kind in the country, and is offered by one of the greenest universities in the U.S. [-]

Master of Science Finance - Barcelona Campus

Toulouse Business School - Barcelona Campus
Campus Full time 18 months November 2017 Spain Barcelona

TBS Barcelona’s full-time, 18-month MSc Finance is taught entirely in English and offers 2 specialisation tracks so that you can easily tailor the courses to help you achieve your career goals: Corporate Finance and Management Control and Governance. Additionally you will get hands-on practice during a 6-month internship in top national and international businesses. [+]

Are you a junior professional with a passion for finance, looking to expand your knowledge and skills? TBS Barcelona’s MSc Finance is a full-time programme that will provide you with the competitive edge to successfully develop your career in what is a key discipline for efficient business management. The course is taught fully in English and can be customized to best match your career goals: choose between our Corporate Finance, and Management Control and Governance specialization tracks to focus on the most relevant field to your interests and professional future. The course will give you an invaluable insight into applied concepts relating to business and general management whilst training you in the latest financial and IT tools. It will equip you with the technical and analytical skills to make a noticeable difference in the workplace. You will also perfect your mathematical capabilities to be able to successfully integrate quantitative analysis with the hands-on practical training you will receive during a 6-month internship in a top national or international business. In addition, you will benefit from a personalised coaching programme to enable you to find your ideal professional path. TBS Barcelona’s MSc Finance combines a deeply practical focus with resolute academic vigour. You will have access to highly experienced professionals from the business world as well as leading academics in the finance field. The right choice to launch you on your career in finance! Why choose our MSc Finance? Highly customizable TBS - UPC double degree TBS Triple Accreditation - Innovation... [-]

Master of Science in International Business Negotiation

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

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

MSc Degrees in Business Studies. IÉSEG’s MSc in International Business Negotiation aims to educate effective, versatile and ethical managers, with strong negotiation skills to work in an international context. It offers participants the opportunity to understand all elements of a negotiation process, and to fully engage in an interdisciplinary analyses of negotiation in a global environment. Participants learn about their own negotiation style and master the art of communication and relational skills, which are both of key importance for constructive negotiation processes. They also develop the ability to effectively drive change, generate creative solutions, and to engage with divergent perspectives. Furthermore, students will gain an understanding of how to apply these negotiation skills to specific international business contexts such as sales management, human resources and dispute resolution. The content and program is appropriate for students with diverse backgrounds: business, management, finance, commerce, engineering, law, political science, economics, human resources, medicine, psychology, and social work. Our graduate’s profile is characterized by managers and leaders that are: ethical, self-confident, and creative; skilled in transformational leadership and relationship management; effective in diverse contexts; and who take an international perspective. Career opportunities for graduates may be found in various fields: In business: international business manager, sales and purchasing agent, key account manager, project manager, change manager, contract manager, etc. In human resources: HR manager, internal mediator, industrial relations negotiator, social dialogue expert, psycho-social risk consultant, etc. In conflict prevention and resolution: transaction lawyer and in-house legal counsel, mediator, government consultant, NGO manager, international development... [-]

MSc in Finance and Management

Kent Business School, University of Kent
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury

Learn how to identify, interpret, organise and manipulate knowledge relevant to the development and management of global organisations. [+]

Learn how to identify, interpret, organise and manipulate knowledge on finance and management relevant to the sustainable development and management of global organisations. At Kent Business School our MSc in Finance and Management is aimed at students intending to pursue a career in business, banking, financial institutions, regulatory bodies, international organisations or government institutions. In particular, it is offered to those who wish to understand international financial management in theory and practice. The programme will provide you with a combination of the latest knowledge in corporate finance, financial markets, risk management and global business management as well as equip you with practical skills required in the job market to produce relevant financial analysis of corporate companies, financial institutions or other bodies where finance is an important activity both in the public and private sectors. You will acquire an appropriate range of management decision making tools, research skills, report writing, oral presentation as well as relevant personal and interpersonal skills to enable you to interact in the real world of finance and management. You will attend a series of guest lectures delivered by experts from the City of London and senior-level decision makers from industry. During the programme you will have opportunities for practical work to be carried out in the Business School’s dedicated Bloomberg Lab. The virtual trading platform allows you to access and engage with market data through practical case studies and the use of online databases. The programme also provides you with the necessary training required for the... [-]

Master of Science in Business Analytics

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Lally School of Management
Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 USA Troy

The M.S. in Business Analytics (one year and 30 credits) provides students with the knowledge and essential skills needed to respond to the new challenges characteristic of the data intensive decision-making environments in the world today. This program is STEM certified. [+]

MSc Degrees in Business Studies. Master of Science in Business Analytics The M.S. in Business Analytics (one year and 30 credits) provides students with the knowledge and essential skills needed to respond to the new challenges characteristic of the data intensive decision-making environments in the world today. The program prepares students with the skills to understand, analyze, and integrate data in business functions: Master cutting-edge analytical modeling Perform statistical analysis Excel at data management techniques Understand emerging concepts, practices, and techniques in handling big data Utilize data modeling and analysis to identify patterns Apply skills to real-world problems in specific business domains Curriculum The curriculum offers a balance between foundational business concepts with skills in analytical and statistical modeling and data management. The curriculum includes three parts: a business core, an analytics core that in-cludes both modeling and data management courses, and a domain-focused application core that includes project-based courses that allow students to apply their skills to real world problems in specific domains. Corporate Partnerships Foster Real-World Problem Solving This program is designed to provide hands-on experience through real-world problem solving. Academic partnerships with IBM and SAS will allow students to access a suite of software tools from these firms. Students will be able to use these software plat¬forms in their courses to gain practical experience. Real-world data sets will also be used. Typical Master’s Course Sequence Business Core Courses Three (3) required courses: Statistics and Operations Management I Introduction to Accounting and Financial Management Information Systems for Management... [-]