MSc Programs in Business and Economics

Compare 16 MSc Programs in Business and Economics

Business and Economics

The worlds of business and economics often overlap, with economic theories being applicable to a wide variety of industries. An MSc in Business and Economics provides students with the tools needed to understand economic principles and apply them to various business endeavors.

What is an MSc in Business and Economics? The program teaches students about a range of economic theories, principles, and concepts and how to apply analytical techniques to facilitate business decisions. Some of the courses that may be offered as part of the program include international financial management, industrial organization, public sector economics, and international trade theory. Through their studies, students gain an understanding of the domestic and global developments that are occurring in the world today.

There are various opportunities associated with the program. Students are able to work with professionals in the fields of business and economics and hone their management and analytical skills. The program also offers students the chance to build their networks with professional contacts.

Obtaining an MSc in Business and Economics takes approximately one to two years to complete, depending on the school. The cost of enrollment varies from school to school as well, and students should contact their preferred college if they are unsure about the cost of enrollment.

As business and economics are such diverse fields, students who graduate from a program have a variety of professional opportunities available to them. Many people find work in government, business, and education. Some of the most common careers for graduates include financial planner, analyst, security sales, and insurance. If students wish to further their education, they have the option to obtain degrees in law, finance, public policy, international relations, and medicine.

There are many international universities that offer degrees in business and economics, and online courses are available as well. If you are ready to pursue your degree, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Master of Science in Business and Economic Education

Goethe University Frankfurt
Campus Full time October 2019 Germany Frankfurt

The Faculty of Economics and Business Administration of Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main has been offering the Master of Science degree in Business and Economic Education since the winter semester 2008/09. The programme is flexible and polyvalent. The Master of Science is the second-level professional and academic degree. [+]

The Faculty of Economics and Business Administration of Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main has been offering the Master of Science degree in Business and Economic Education since the winter semester 2008/09. The programme is flexible and polyvalent.

The Master of Science is the second-level professional and academic degree. The Business Education programme is structured as consecutive Master’s programme.

One of two fields of study can be selected in the programme:Business Education Field I, which expands knowledge of business administration and its content is close to the MBA;Business Education Field II, which includes business administration studies plus the content of a “general” subject.... [-]


MSc (Econ) Economics and Business

Hull University Business School
Campus Full time 12 months August 2019 United Kingdom Hull

On this MSc (Econ) Economics and Business programme, you will develop an understanding of how economic tools can be invaluable in the modern business environment and how they can be employed to analyse a wide range of business issues. [+]

MSc (Econ) Economics and Business

On this programme, you will develop an understanding of how economic tools can be invaluable in the modern business environment and how they can be employed to analyse a wide range of business issues.

You will acquire economic training relevant to business, including the study of quantitative methods and the economic analysis of business data, providing you with expertise highly sought-after in today’s competitive business arena. Economic theory will be introduced and related to a range of topical business issues, with the opportunity to put this knowledge into practice through a focused dissertation or project.

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Master of Science in Business Economics (Managerial Economics and Strategy)

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Amsterdam

The Master (MSc) in Business Economics at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) teaches you how to make the right organisational and financial decisions for organisations. It is a specialised programme for students who have a background in business economics and want to focus on organisational issues, using a quantitative and analytical approach. [+]

The Master (MSc) in Business Economics at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) teaches you how to make the right organisational and financial decisions for organisations. It is a specialised programme for students who have a background in business economics and want to focus on organisational issues, using a quantitative and analytical approach.

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


Master of Science in Economics: Behavioural Economics and Game Theory

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Amsterdam

The Behavioural Economics & Game Theory track in the Economics Master's programme focuses on the psychology of economic behaviour. In reality, most decisions are not based on calculated optimal behaviour but on psychological, social, cognitive and emotional factors that frame the problem before arriving at a decision. Delve into these hidden motives in this single-year Master’s track. [+]

The Behavioural Economics & Game Theory track in the Economics Master's programme focuses on the psychology of economic behaviour. In reality, most decisions are not based on calculated optimal behaviour but on psychological, social, cognitive and emotional factors that frame the problem before arriving at a decision. Delve into these hidden motives in this single-year Master’s track.

One Master's, six tracks

The Master's programme in Economics offers six fascinating academic specialisation tracks:

Markets and Regulation; Development Economics; Public Policy; Monetary Policy & Banking; International Economics & Globalisation; Behavioural Economics & Game Theory; ... [-]

M.Sc. of Business Economics

University of Antwerp
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Belgium Antwerp

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

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

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


MSc in Marketing and Transformative Economy

USI Università della Svizzera italiana
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2019 Switzerland Lugano

The MSc in Marketing and Transformative Economy is offered jointly by the Faculties of Communication Sciences and of Economics of the Università Della Svizzera Italiana, USI, situated in Lugano - Switzerland. This full-time study programme comprises 120 ECTS spread over 4 semesters (usual duration 2 years) and is entirely offered in English. [+]

Goals and Contents

One out of three business school graduates ends up in a marketing-related job. Almost half of the price we pay for products on a daily basis covers marketing-related costs. Due to its impressive relevance, marketing invites unprecedented considerations about its cultural effects, societal impact, and implications for individual and collective well-being.

The Master in Marketing and Transformative Economy is a two year, 120 ECTS programme enabling participants to acquire critical analytical and practical skills grounded in solid and fresh marketing knowledge. Participants should expect to become conscious decision-makers familiar with a variety of market situations and systems (b2b, b2c, b2b2c, c2b, c2c, access-based, gift, and sharing economy). They should also expect to sharpen their ability in interpreting markets, executing effective solutions, forecasting and measuring the effects of their work in terms of competitive, financial, and socio-environmental performances.... [-]


Double Degree - MSc in International Business Economics

Lazarski University
Campus Full time October 2019 Poland Warsaw

This program is designed for students who wish to deepen their knowledge of economics in an international context and to broaden their skills and competencies in this very interesting and profitable field. [+]

Two Degrees - one from Lazarski University and one from the Coventry University!

This program is designed for students who wish to deepen their knowledge of economics in an international context and to broaden their skills and competencies in this very interesting and profitable field.

Thanks to an excellent faculty derived from the best Polish and foreign universities, with lecturers who have experience working in senior positions in business and public administration, students of this program gain practical knowledge and skills necessary for succeeding in the international job market. Students will also acquire an understanding of international economic processes, financial operations, and will learn how to apply their knowledge in business and international settings. Graduates of the MSc in IBE program have been sought-after in both the Polish and international job market, and possess the skills necessary to succeed in different work environments, and in specialist fields like marketing and financial management.... [-]


MSc in Economics and Business - Specialisation in Urban, Port & Transport Economics

Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Rotterdam

he Urban, Port and Transport Economics programme focuses on how to optimise these key elements of modern society. Our lecturers are actively involved in the latest developments in international economic research, consultancy and advice. [+]

State of the art transport, logistics and modern cities are essential for a well-functioning economy. The Urban, Port and Transport Economics programme focuses on how to optimise these key elements of modern society. Our lecturers are actively involved in the latest developments in international economic research, consultancy and advice. Through interactive lectures, challenging assignments and lively debates they will show you how to apply the appropriate methods – both qualitative and quantitative – when dealing with a wide range of real-life issues. How do we find smart ways to deal with congestion and pollution? What role can city planning play in achieving productive cross fertilisation between all available sources of knowledge and enterprise? What is the future of ports in the logistics chain? The study of Urban, Port and Transport Economics teaches you to look at such important issues in a way that is both scientific and practicaI.... [-]


MSc in Economics and Business - Specialisation in Policy Economics

Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Rotterdam

By completing this master programme you are able to apply the latest economic theory and research methods to help solving important contemporary policy issues. [+]

We live in challenging times and economic policy problems are everywhere. Remember the financial crisis in 2008 and the Euro crisis that erupted in 2010. Think of population ageing, which causes large increases in spending on healthcare and pensions, straining solidarity between generations. Global warming may threaten future life on earth. In addition, income inequality is increasing almost everywhere in the Western world due to globalisation and technological changes. In order to be able to solve economic problems, governments need excellent policy economists. By completing this master programme you are able to apply the latest economic theory and research methods to help solving important contemporary policy issues.... [-]


MSc in Economics and Business - Specialisation in Industrial Dynamics and Strategy

Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Rotterdam

This specialisation recognises that industries and economies constantly change, driven by technological innovations and shifting customer preferences for example It acknowledges that entrepreneurship, innovation and strategic firm decisions are imperative to this dynamic process of transformation of world industry. You will focus on how entrepreneurs, firms and policy makers can initiate and benefit from economic changes. [+]

Are you fascinated by the dynamics of modern economies where entire new industries are being created and existing ones constantly require renewal or are made obsolete? Do you want to understand the role of companies such as Google, Tesla and Uber for such industry dynamics? Do you want to research and stimulate these dynamic processes and contribute to policy formulation? Do you want to be part of business start-ups or help companies anticipate, thrive, and innovate?

This specialisation recognises that industries and economies constantly change, driven by technological innovations and shifting customer preferences for example It acknowledges that entrepreneurship, innovation and strategic firm decisions are imperative to this dynamic process of transformation of world industry. You will focus on how entrepreneurs, firms and policy makers can initiate and benefit from economic changes.... [-]


MSc in Economics and Business - Specialisation in Health Economics

Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Rotterdam

The Health Economics programme provides you with the concepts and techniques needed to face the sector’s challenges in the 21st century. [+]

Does reading about the rapidly rising costs of health care make you want to do something about it? Would you like to apply economic and quantitative skills to achieve this? The Health Economics programme provides you with the concepts and techniques needed to face the sector’s challenges in the 21st century.

You will gain insight in the peculiarities of a sector where the supply side (doctors) is not driven by maximising profits and the value of the demanded good, health, is subject of debate. Get ready to discuss issues such as:

How can we address problems caused by rising medical costs and population aging? How can we benefit optimally from advances in medical technology? How far should solidarity go and where does personal responsibility start? Is this the right choice for you? ... [-]

MSc in Economics and Business - Specialisation in Financial Economics

Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Rotterdam

Does the world of finance attract you like no other? Do you aim for a career in which you address challenges, such as private equity, corporate governance and asset management? The Financial Economics specialisation covers it all. [+]

Does the world of finance attract you like no other? Do you aim for a career in which you address challenges, such as private equity, corporate governance and asset management? The Financial Economics specialisation covers it all.

In one of the three tracks - Corporate Finance, Investments or International Finance - you will acquire deep and systematic knowledge of the driving force behind companies, markets and economies. You learn to analyse and explain complex financial and business problems, including setting up and executing a scientifically sound research project based on a financial problem of your own choice. In the process, you learn how to effectively communicate and be critical, self-directed and original in your approach.... [-]


MSc in Economics and Business - Specialisation in Economics of Markets and Organisations

Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Rotterdam

Learn crucial insights and skills to deal with the challenges that organisations face with the Economics of Markets and Organisations programme. [+]

Do you want to make a difference at work? Are you analytically strong and eager to learn how to determine the impact of market structure and organisational policies on the performance of organisations? Learn crucial insights and skills to deal with the challenges that organisations face with the Economics of Markets and Organisations programme.

This specialisation uses the latest research insights and techniques. It teaches you to determine how organisational policies, such as recruitment, rewards, job design, decision-making procedures, and leadership drive human behaviour at work and, by extension, organisational performance. Furthermore, you learn how market structure and organisational strategy interact in determining key economic outcomes, such as innovation, productivity, and growth. With the skills and tools to perform theoretical and empirical analysis, you are able to recognise core drivers for challenges that organisations face, and provide, present, and evaluate solutions to these challenges. Not only those of today, but also those 20 years from now.... [-]


MSc in Economics and Business - Specialisation in Data Science and Marketing Analytics

Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Rotterdam

Whether you take the train, buy something online or make an insurance claim, virtually everything you do contributes to the vast amount of data collected. Clever analysts help companies and organisations to benefit from this important resource. In the Data Science and Marketing Analytics programme at Erasmus School of Economics, students focus on the tools and skills that are needed to analyse so-called Big Data and turn it into meaningful insights. [+]

Whether you take the train, buy something online or make an insurance claim, virtually everything you do contributes to the vast amount of data collected. Clever analysts help companies and organisations to benefit from this important resource. In the Data Science and Marketing Analytics programme at Erasmus School of Economics, students focus on the tools and skills that are needed to analyse so-called Big Data and turn it into meaningful insights.

Data Science and Marketing Analytics combines theory and practice from computer science, marketing, economics and statistics in such a way that the potential of Big Data can be used successfully to create greater value for consumers and firms. It offers our students a thorough understanding and knowledge of a wide range of techniques that can all handle the large and heterogeneous data sources that are prevalent in many modern business settings.... [-]


MSc in Economics and Business - Specialisation in Behavioural Economics

Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Rotterdam

Our Behavioural Economics programme brings you the skills to optimise strategies and policies by including the framing and context that affect people’s choices. [+]

Why do people not always act as rational economic decision makers? How can we apply mathematics and psychology to improve our economic models? Contrary to assumptions in traditional economics, people do not automatically choose the optimal course of action, even if given proper incentives. Intrigued? Our Behavioural Economics programme brings you the skills to optimise strategies and policies by including the framing and context that affect people’s choices.This skills-based programme addresses the psychology of decision making. In both mainstream and behavioural economics courses you will acquire a deep understanding of economics as well as the skills to adapt strategies and policies to deviations from rational behaviour.... [-]