MSc in Economic Studies in Austria

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Economic Studies

The MSc, or Master of Science, is an internationally recognized academic degree that indicates proficiency and knowledge of a given topic or field. Most MSc programs take about four years to finish, after which some join the workforce while others continue on in the classroom. 

Economics and administration is a fusion of many different disciplines. Professionals are trained in business, macro and micro economics, finance, public policy and other topics to help them analyze and understand the national or global financial picture.

Austria will expose students to a variety of this country's "outstanding" culture. Austria is an excellent study abroad choice for students with an interest in the German language.

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Masters in Quantitative Finance

WU - Vienna University of Economics and Business
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Austria Vienna

The Master’s Program in Quantitative Finance is available at WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business) since the winter semester 2009/2010. [+]

The Master Quantitative Finance will provide you with an excellent academic and practical education to become an expert in financial methodology. It is your ideal starting point for a future career in today’s challenging and dynamic financial markets. The well-balanced curriculum builds strong quantitative skills combined with a solid knowledge base of the underlying theory of finance. Students acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to use mathematical models to understand complex financial problems. A special focus lies on using the software 'R', an open source implementation of the language S for data analysis and visualization. Students benefit from the expertise of the programs' faculty, which is strongly involved in the international development community of R.... [-]


Master in Economics

WU - Vienna University of Economics and Business
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2018 Austria Vienna

MSc Economics is an internationally oriented, two-year Master's program taught in English. You can choose between an Applied Track and a Science Track, select your favorite areas of specialization and study for a semester at a renowned international partner university. [+]

MSc Economics is an internationally oriented, two-year Master's program taught in English. You can choose between an Applied Track and a Science Track, select your favorite areas of specialization and study for a semester at a renowned international partner university. The program provides students with a thorough understanding of economic theories and state-of-the-art empirical methods, applying them to a broad range of policy and business topics.

One Program, Two Tracks

The master's program is a two-year full-time program for students holding a bachelor's degree in economics or a related field. You can apply either for the Applied Track or the Science Track.

The Applied Track prepares students for careers in economic policy, society, and business. The Science Track is tailored to the needs of students pursuing a career in scientific research.... [-]


Masters in Socio-Ecological Economics and Policy

WU - Vienna University of Economics and Business
Campus Full time October 2018 Austria Vienna

The master program “Socio-Ecological Economics and Policy" is a four-semester program and requires 120 ECTS points to obtain a degree. Graduates are awarded a Master of Science (WU) degree, which is abbreviated as MSc (WU). [+]

SEEP (Socio-Ecological Economics and Policy) is an innovative, internationally unique program that equips participants with the necessary theoretical background and factual information about the interconnected dynamics of economic and social systems and the physical environment. The program also enables participants to understand different problem situations and use appropriate analytical tools to engage in decision processes and longer-term policy on multiple spatial levels. The strong interdisciplinary background acquired in SEEP equips graduates with the skills to play a leading role in resolving the critical economic, environmental and social problems of the 21st century.

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Master of Science (MSc) in Finance

Webster Vienna Private University
Campus Full time Part time 1.5 - 2 years October 2018 Austria Vienna + 1 more

A Master of Science (MSc) in Finance from Webster is designed to provide a quantitative and comprehensive examination of the finance field. Students advance through the topics of corporate finance, investments, and market instruments and institutions. [+]

The Master of Science (MSc) in FinanceThe current tumultuous global financial crisis may be the first you have ever experienced in your lifetime, yet less severe financial crises happen every ten or twenty years. Understanding financial modeling, mergers and acquisitions and real options, corporate governance, business ethics and business strategy from a historical and current perspective can be an invaluable asset toward career advancement.A Master of Science (MSc) in Finance from Webster is designed to provide a quantitative and comprehensive examination of the finance field. Students advance through the topics of corporate finance, investments, and market instruments and institutions. Additionally, students experience significant exposure to supporting coursework in the closely related fields of accounting and economics. A capstone course ties together the major finance topics and exposes students to literature, and the analysis thereof, pertinent to the field. After a comprehensive examination of the field, students may choose their electives to satisfy their specific career goals.Webster Vienna has become a recognized educational institution in the University Affiliation Program (UAP) of The CFA Institute. The Master of Science in Finance program has been acknowledged as incorporating at least 70 percent of the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) Program Candidate Body of Knowledge. Also, a limited number of Webster Vienna's students can apply for the CFA® Program Awareness Scholarship each year.... [-]


Master’s Degree in Economics

Johannes Kepler University Linz
Online Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2018 Austria Linz + 1 more

The Master’s degree program in Economics is a comprehensive, advanced-level academic and scientific program. The program prepares students to engage in challenging tasks at economic policy institutions in Austria and abroad, at private companies, public administration offices, or pursue a career in academia at research institutes, or in business research. [+]

Economics

The Master’s degree program in Economics is a comprehensive, advanced-level academic and scientific program. The program prepares students to engage in challenging tasks at economic policy institutions in Austria and abroad, at private companies, public administration offices, or pursue a career in academia at research institutes, or in business research. Students can specialize in various subfields such as international trade, labor market economics, industrial economics, macroeconomics, or public sector economics. The courses are held in English, allowing students to improve their language skills and communicate effectively at a professional level. Graduates holding a Master’s degree in Economics are eligible to enroll in the JKU’s Ph.D. program in Economics (PIE), coordinated together with the University of Innsbruck.... [-]


Master’s Degree in Management and Applied Economics

Johannes Kepler University Linz
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2018 Austria Linz

The Master’s degree program in Management & Applied Economics is an advanced, hands-on, and versatile graduate degree program designed to provide you with the expertise, skills and leadership experiences necessary to succeed in today’s business environment. [+]

Management and Applied Economics

The Master’s degree program in Management & Applied Economics is an advanced, hands-on, and versatile graduate degree program designed to provide you with the expertise, skills and leadership experiences necessary to succeed in today’s business environment. Students can prepare to pursue a professional career by better understanding the connections between business and economics, conducting research, and applying advanced problem-solving and analytical approaches to solve real-world issues. Program graduates can build on their professional experiences and not only become experts in the field of economics, but earn world-class qualifications to pursue careers in management, the public sector, or in public administration in the fields of financial management, strategic management, or economic policy consulting.... [-]