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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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14 Results in Business and Economics

Hull University Business School

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 ... [+]

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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United Kingdom Hull
August 2020
Full-time
12 months
Campus
University of 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.... [-]

Belgium Antwerp
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Full-time
1 year
Campus
USI Università della Svizzera italiana

The Master in Marketing and Transformative Economy is not just another Master in Marketing. Its ambition is to offer established marketing wisdom and practice and expand ... [+]

The Master in Marketing and Transformative Economy is not just another Master in Marketing. Its ambition is to offer established marketing wisdom and practice and expand them further.

First, the Master brings marketing aims beyond customer satisfaction, to cater to individual and collective well-being. This allows marketers to pursue new business opportunities by improving customers’ economic as well as emotional, environmental, physical, and psychological well-being.

Second, traditional marketing just focuses on market systems. This program also covers new exchange systems, including access-based, circular, gift, and sharing economy, which has fostered gratuity, indirect reciprocity, and use as an alternative to ownership.... [-]

Switzerland Lugano
September 2020
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
Ghent University - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration

The Business Economics program is aimed at students interested in the business scene. It prepares them for the active and flexible fulfillment of a wide range of tasks in ... [+]

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The Business Economics program is aimed at students interested in the business scene. It prepares them for the active and flexible fulfillment of a wide range of tasks in the financial, industrial, trade and service sectors in which companies and social profit organizations operate. Students become acquainted with almost every functional aspect of the business world: how and why a company is established, how it is financed, how it organizes itself administratively, how it produces goods and services, how it markets and sells those goods and services, how it deals with personnel and how the company’s management coordinates and steers all those activities. Emphasis is placed on the inside of the business.... [-]

Belgium Ghent
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 year
Campus
Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University Rotterdam

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 ... [+]

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.... [-]

Netherlands Rotterdam
September 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University 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.... [-]

Netherlands Rotterdam
September 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University Rotterdam

Our distinctive Marketing programme brings you the latest insights and newest techniques in economics and marketing. It’s evidence-based and covers everything from target ... [+]

MSc in Economics and Business - Specialization in Marketing

A top-notch distinctive programme to prepare you for future marketing challenges

Our distinctive Marketing programme brings you the latest insights and newest techniques in economics and marketing. It’s evidence-based and covers everything from target market selection, segmentation and positioning to quantification of marketing effectiveness. In an age where accountability matters, and where your ability to use data and your flexibility to use new media to reach consumers is crucial, obtaining a marketing degree at ESE will put you ahead of other graduates.

In several courses and electives you address marketing issues in theory and practice in preparation of the challenging interactive seminars. Topics vary from branding to marketing analytics, innovation, neuromarketing, and global marketing strategy. A thesis completes the programme: your prelude to a successful career.... [-]

Netherlands Rotterdam
September 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University Rotterdam

In this wide–ranging programme you explore and analyse the progressive integration of national goods, labour and capital markets and the decline in the national barriers ... [+]

MSc in Economics and Business - Specialization in International Economics

Are you ready to conquer the world of International Economics?

Do you see yourself in an international economic and business environment? Do you seek the challenge of a high-level practice-oriented education to realise your ambitions? The International Economics programme presents you with a wide range of topical global economic issues.

In this wide–ranging programme you explore and analyse the progressive integration of national goods, labour and capital markets and the decline in the national barriers that separated them in the past. You address the effects that increased interdependence of economies has on governments, firms, their managers and employees. In short, you are guided to the frontiers of International Economics research in both theory and practice.... [-]

Netherlands Rotterdam
September 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University Rotterdam

This specialisation recognises that industries and economies constantly change, driven by technological innovations and shifting customer preferences for example. It ackn ... [+]

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.... [-]

Netherlands Rotterdam
September 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University 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? ... [-]
Netherlands Rotterdam
September 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University 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 manag ... [+]

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.... [-]

Netherlands Rotterdam
September 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University 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.... [-]

Netherlands Rotterdam
September 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University 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 ... [+]

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.... [-]

Netherlands Rotterdam
September 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University 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.... [-]

Netherlands Rotterdam
September 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus