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 London + 1 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 [-]

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 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 Financial Econometrics Investment and Portfolio... [-]

MSc Strategic Business Management

GISMA Business School
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Germany Berlin

The MSc Strategic Business Management* programme covers fundamental concepts in business strategy and performance management. This programme provides graduates with the skills to develop and understand how to manage national and international organisations. [+]

MSc Degrees in Business Studies. MSc Strategic Business Management The MSc Strategic Business Management* programme covers fundamental concepts in business strategy and performance management. This programme provides graduates with the skills to develop and understand how to manage national and international organisations. This programme is designed and awarded by The University of Law, and delivered at GISMA in its campus in Berlin. Early bird discount: Get 20% off** if you book before the end of April 2017. **Free German classes for international students. *Subject to approval. **T&Cs apply Course Requirements 2:2 or above from a UK Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent qualifications For non-standard entry requirements, please contact us. English proficiency options: English native speaker / degree obtained in English / IELTS — 6.5 (5.5 minimum in each component) / Work experience is not an obligatory requirement. [-]

MSc in International Strategic Management

Lund University
Campus 1 year September 2017 Sweden Lund

This programme provides you with the knowledge and skills on how to recognise these challenges and act upon them to ensure long-term success. You will learn how to make decisions that can make or break your company, but also how to implement them. [+]

Programme overview

The MSc in International Strategic Management is a one-year programme for bachelors in business administration, interested in how to analyse, formulate and implement strategies and in becoming a senior organisational leader.

Business is increasingly faced with challenges that threaten current business models, but also represent huge opportunities. This programme provides you with the knowledge and skills on how to recognise these challenges and act upon them to ensure long-term success. You will learn how to make decisions that can make or break your company, but also how to implement them.

We offer the latest insights into managerial strategy through a variety of small-scale teaching methods, ensuring an exciting and challenging learning experience. We emphasise both sophisticated scientific insights and linkages with business practice. The MSc in International Strategic Management combines state-of-the-art research with strong links to practice through industry projects in which scientific tools is applied to solve real company issues. The programme also offers the opportunity to combine the master thesis with a company assignment.... [-]


Master of Science in Science, Technology and Public Policy

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2017 USA Rochester + 1 more

RIT’s public policy program offers an innovative master of science degree in science, technology and public policy, with an emphasis on engineering, science, and technology policy. [+]

RIT’s public policy program offers an innovative master of science degree in science, technology and public policy, with an emphasis on engineering, science, and technology policy. The program builds on RIT’s strengths as a technological university, enabling students to interact with faculty members and researchers who are working on scientific developments and technological innovations that drive new public policy considerations.

The program is interdisciplinary and draws significantly from disciplines and courses of study in RIT’s colleges of Liberal Arts, Business, Science, Engineering, and Applied Science and Technology. The program is geared toward graduates who will make significant contributions in the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors.... [-]


MSc in International Business Management

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years August 2017 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

Aimed at those who have studied a business related degree at undergraduate level or equivalent, or who possess considerable workplace experience, this course is suitable for both UK, EU and international students wishing to progress their academic knowledge of management and apply this understanding to an international business context. [+]

Aimed at those who have studied a business related degree at undergraduate level or equivalent, or who possess considerable workplace experience, this course is suitable for both UK, EU and international students wishing to progress their academic knowledge of management and apply this understanding to an international business context. Internationally focused, studies draw on sustainable and ethical management, covering core areas such as international strategy and the global environment, allowing you to gain thorough understanding of theoretical and conceptual global management practices. The Specialist Stream unit enables you to focus on a particular professional area of your choice such as Marketing, Logistics Management, Project Management, HR, Finance, Digital Business or Strategy. During your studies, you will have the opportunity to participate in: Option to undertake an additional 12 month internship Industry visits to real companies Short term internships with local employers Live business projects for real clients A live consultancy project for your final dissertation This course is taught at the Business School by an international team of research-active specialists and your learning is informed by our research activities from our Centre for International Business and Innovation. Features and benefits of the course: You will have the option to take a one-year internship as part of this Masters progamme, allowing you to gain up to 12 months of employment experience. You will be taught in the Business School’s £75 million teaching and research headquarters on All Saints Campus in central Manchester. Extensive use of the University's online virtual learning portal... [-]

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... [-]

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 Finance with Specialisations

Regent’s University London
Campus Full time 12 - 18 months September 2017 United Kingdom London

Taught by professionals with extensive industry experience and high academic qualifications, the MSc Finance with Specialisations will prepare you for work in multicultural, globalised financial and banking organisations. [+]

MSc Degrees in Business Studies. Taught by professionals with extensive industry experience and high academic qualifications, the MSc Finance with Specialisations will prepare you for work in multicultural, globalised financial and banking organisations. The programme offers three specialisations: Trading Risk Management Banking You will gain a thorough understanding of the various fields that make up the finance industry, as well as learning practical skills for your future career. We simulate the real-life experience of working in finance through training on the Thomson-Reuters platform, and guest lectures from industry specialists. We also use case studies of current live companies of interest, and you will participate in a case study competition, where your final valuation is presented to a panel of experts. You will look at how the theory and research you study applies to today’s reality, by discussing topical issues, such the eurozone crisis, considering a range of different perspectives, its causes, and potential solutions. Why should I choose this programme? Finance plays a decisive role in the lives of both organisations and individuals. This programme will enable you to offer flexible solutions to complex problems, with repercussions beyond the finance industry, such as the recent banking crisis. Regent’s became the first University Chapter of the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) in 2010. Students benefit from presentations by key risk specialists and networking opportunities with academics and practitioners from the field. The programme is complemented by practical extra-curricular activities, helping you to take what you learn in the classroom and... [-]

MSc Investment Management

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Full time 18 months September 2017 China Suzhou

The MSc Investment Management programme will provide you with a solid understanding of financial markets, securities, and investment management theories and strategies. [+]

Overview The MSc Investment Management programme will provide you with a solid understanding of financial markets, securities and investment management theories and strategies. You will also grasp the complexities of contemporary economics and financial principles and how these apply to decision-making in financial intermediation, savings and investment. The programme is designed to meet the growing demand amongst banks, fund managers, regulators and other financial institutions in China and Asia. It aims to produce graduates who have specialist knowledge and an understanding of financial markets and investment management. This is a practiced-based degree with the objective of preparing you for employment in the financial markets after graduation, though it can also serve as a base for further academic study. International Business School Suzhou has partnered with Thomson Reuters to offer students on this programme privileged access to the on-campus Financial Lab and Trading Floor as well as a wealth of analytics and data on global financial markets for both study and research purposes. Unique selling points Distinctive features Thomson Reuters Financial Lab IBSS is unique in China with its on-campus IBSS Financial Lab and Trading Floor. This trading and analytics room, created in partnership with Thomson Reuters, has 25 positions and contains the Thomson Reuters EIKON system, used by financial institutions around the world for both trading and analysis purposes. This sophisticated terminal also has the data feeds from both Datastream and Thomson 1, giving students access to a world of data for study and research purposes. Students will be trained... [-]

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... [-]

Master in Human Resources Management

Rome Business School
Campus or Online Full time Part time 1 year October 2017 Italy Rome + 1 more

Join the most international business school in Europe! The ideal choice for all those who wish to excel as human resources professionals in the job market at the international level. World-class training, internships, study tours, professional and networking opportunities on a global scale. [+]

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Nowadays Human resources represent a crucial factor for companies and non-profit organisations in order to gain a competitive advantage. The individual’s competencies, motivations, innovation capabilities and overall professional performance quality determine an organisation’s success. From such a perspective, companies and institutions must equip themselves with experts capable of both fully understanding the central role of the individual and of overseeing the related managerial processes, such as: selection, hiring, training, communication, development and compensation.

Structure (1 year) 6 months in Rome: Lectures + Additional Activities 6 months of Project work Study tours in Europe Company visits Cultural program An international internship, in a country of your choice ... [-]

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. [+]

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

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 Real Estate

Royal Agricultural University
Campus Full time 12 months August 2017 United Kingdom Cirencester

Delivering a clear route to full professional status, it will equip you with the necessary knowledge and attributes to excel within the real estate profession and prepare for your Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) to become a Chartered Surveyor. [+]

MSc Degrees in Business Studies. The Royal Agricultural University is in partnership with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), which fully accredits this one-year Masters degree. Delivering a clear route to full professional status, it will equip you with the necessary knowledge and attributes to excel within the real estate profession and prepare for your Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) to become a Chartered Surveyor. Our graduates have gone on to pursue a wide range of careers within the commercial and urban real estate surveying profession, working for well-known organisations such as Savills, DTZ, Colliers International, Knight Frank, Strutt and Parker, Jones Lang LaSalle, and many more. Structure The course may be studied full-time over 12 months at the RAU in Cirencester. You will engage with four case studies delivered in an interactive workshop format, followed by a Research Project based on a subject area of your choice. Assessment of each case study will be based on a written report and an oral examination. There are no unseen written examinations. University staff, visiting practitioners and industry leaders, and site visits provide insight and guidance. Recent guest speakers include: Professor Barry Gilbertson, property expert and former Partner at PWC and global President of RICS; Dr Angus McIntosh, Former Director of Research at JLL; Ms Joanne Moss, Barrister at Inner Temple, London; Mr Michael Newey, Chief Group executive of Broadland Housing Association and RICS President 2013-14; and Ms Henri Vuong (Director of Research and Market Information at INREV). Full-time The taught... [-]