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A Master of Science or MSc is a postgraduate degree typically in the fields of sciences and social sciences. MSc may be course-based, research-based, or a mixture of the two.

An exciting and unique field, economics and administration involves the study of both the larger economy and individual behavior within that economy. An advanced knowledge of economics plus training in business, finance and public policy afford many career opportunities for experts to assist both public and private sector organizarions.

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VU University Amsterdam, Graduate School of Economics and Business Administration

No business without financial management, no financing without a solid business case. ... [+]

The Financial Management specialization of the Master’s program in Business Administration at VU University Amsterdam will give you the tools and competencies you need for managing, controlling and financing business activities. Financial Management is crucial in all these areas and it plays a dominant role in the banking and insurance industries. As a student in the Master’s specialization in Financial Management, you will study corporate finance, accounting and financial markets (the three-pillar concept) in-depth. This comprehensive overview of the world of finance will give you a thorough understanding of its intricacies and it will give your career prospects a real boost.

Once you have completed these compulsory courses, you will have the option of choosing elective courses to help you even specialize further in either Finance and Accounting or Banking and Insurance. Once you have passed all the components of the Master’s program, you will be awarded the title of Master of Science in Business Administration with the specialization mentioned in your diploma supplement. This degree is recognized internationally. ... [-]

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VU University Amsterdam, Graduate School of Economics and Business Administration

For the prospective professional economist with an interest in social issues using economic tools to answer important policy questions. ... [+]

The Master’s in Economics has been developed for the prospective professional economist with an interest in social issues. It teaches you the essentials of modern economic theory and how to apply them to everyday problems in a number of core policy fields. Using behavioural economic models and statistical techniques, economists seek to answer macroeconomic and microeconomic questions. Areas of focus include poverty and inequality, social security, growth and inflation, and environmental policy. You will learn how to take a structured approach to practical problems when applying the economic techniques learned at the Bachelor’s level. As a Master’s student, you will become a versatile, all-around economist with the ability to independently tackle important economic issues. ... [-]

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VU University Amsterdam, Graduate School of Economics and Business Administration

Management science, optimization problems, mathematical modeling. Economic analysis for today, quantitative forecasting for tomorrow. ... [+]

Discover a fascinating scientific discipline

Econometrics & Operations Research is a fascinating scientific discipline which develops quantitative resources and applies them to the analysis of economic problems in their broadest sense. VU University Amsterdam trains students by preparing them for a professional career in which mathematics, statistics, and ICT are applied for the quantitative analysis of many kinds of problems, either from the world of business, finance, economics or of a more general nature.

Specializations

The Master’s Program in Econometrics and Operations Research offers two specializations: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics and Operations Research and Business Econometrics. However, it is not mandatory to specialize; it is possible to combine courses from either specialization to allow students to pursue their own interests. In that case, no specialization will be mentioned on the degree. The two areas of specialization are:... [-]

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VU University Amsterdam, Graduate School of Economics and Business Administration

Control the finer points of financial management and financial statements and master the world of accountancy and corporate governance. ... [+]

Understanding a vital business process

The Master’s program in Accounting and Control deals with all aspects of generating, reporting and using financial data in organizations. The subjects covered include the internal use of financial information, financial planning, financial operations management, preparing published financial statements and financial auditing, as well as the general context of corporate governance of which accounting is a crucial component.

The Master’s program at VU University Amsterdam will deepen your academic knowledge of the practice of accounting and control, and introduce you to the latest rules and regulations in the field, with subjects including Management Control, Management Accounting, Financial Reporting, Auditing and Corporate Law.... [-]

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VU University Amsterdam, Graduate School of Economics and Business Administration

Obtain the knowledge and skills to kick-off your career as an expert in the financial sector. ... [+]

Learn what it takes to become a true expert in financial economics

If you are interested in gaining a better understanding of how financial management and financial markets work, the Master’s in Finance at VU University Amsterdam is an excellent place to start. This Master’s program provides conceptual frameworks and practical insight, both of which are vital to grasping how management and markets operate in the financial sector. The Master’s in Finance aims to educate you to become an expert in financial economics, employable in the corporate sector, financial industry, government sector and academia. The program’s learning outcomes correspond with the requirements set by the finance profession and academic community, both nationally and internationally. ... [-]

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Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

The Duisenberg honours programme in Financial Markets & Regulation provides students with a broad perspective on how financial markets function. This programme combin ... [+]

The Duisenberg honours programme in Financial Markets & Regulation provides students with a broad perspective on how financial markets function. This programme combines the disciplines finance, accounting, law and regulation. The aim of the programme is to give you a firm grounding in these disciplines. This will enable you to make a quick start as an all-around finance professional. Multi-disciplinary trained finance professionals have a good position in the labour market. This honours programme is challenging because of extra disciplines, extra courses, extra challenging assignments and an extra leadership programme.

SPECIFIC ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

You must possess at least an accredited Bachelor’s degree (equivalent to a Dutch university Bachelor’s degree), including advanced courses in Corporate Finance, Financial Management, Financial Markets and Institutions, Business Statistics and Accounting. As this programme is selective above average performance in previous bachelor programme is required.... [-]

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Rotterdam School of Management | Erasmus University

A management perspective on financial decision-making. The MSc Finance & Investments deals with qualitative and quantitative financial decision-making from the perspe ... [+]

Why MSc Finance & Investments?

A management perspective on financial decision-making. The MSc Finance & Investments deals with qualitative and quantitative financial decision-making from the perspective of companies, investors and individuals. You will gain state-of-the-art knowledge, insights and skills essential for a successful career in a financial position. The research-driven programme is based on the latest theories and applications.

Who is this programme for?

For recent bachelor graduates in business, economics, finance or accounting, this one-year (12 month) full-time MSc qualification in Finance and Investments deals with financial decision-making from a management perspective.... [-]

Netherlands Rotterdam
September 2019
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Leiden University

This two-year master's programme provides you with a thorough introduction to the general philosophy and methodology of statistical modelling, data analysis and data scie ... [+]

This two-year master’s programme provides you with a thorough introduction to the general philosophy and methodology of statistical modelling, data analysis and data science.

What does this master’s programme entail?

The two-year master's programme in Statistical Science provides you with a thorough introduction to the general philosophy and methodology of statistical modelling and data analysis. The programme consists of a core programme shared by all students, and specialisation specific courses, electives, an internship or research project and master's thesis. You can specialise in either life and behavioural sciences, where the emphasis is on the application in multidisciplinary environments, or in data sciences where you focus more on data mining, pattern recognition and deep learning.... [-]

Netherlands Leiden The Hague
September 2019
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2 years
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University of Groningen

How do you manage international financial transactions or handle the complexities of foreign capital investments? And what about managing alliances with foreign parties? ... [+]

MSc International Financial Management

How do you manage international financial transactions or handle the complexities of foreign capital investments? And what about managing alliances with foreign parties? This programme will teach you.

The Master's degree programme in International Financial Management (IFM) focuses on the different aspects of financial management in an international business environment. You will develop the skills needed to become a financial manager in an international firm or organization.

Important courses in the programme are International Corporate Finance, International Business Strategy and Research Methods in Finance. You will finish the programme by writing a Master's thesis.... [-]

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University of Groningen

How is business affected by globalization? How can companies operate in multiple countries at once, or cope with different cultural, political and economic circumstances? ... [+]

MSc International Economics & Business

How is business affected by globalization? How can companies operate in multiple countries at once, or cope with different cultural, political and economic circumstances? This programme will show you.

The Master's degree programme in International Business and Management trains you to manage multinational enterprises. The programme provides you with the basic knowledge needed for a successful career in international business.

Specific attention is paid to comparative analyses of companies, countries and institutions. You will learn to analyse markets in different countries and understand various institutional environments. You will learn to develop policy proposals as well.... [-]

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University of Groningen

What is the best way for companies to invest? How can they attract capital? And what does it take to manage funds? Finance specialists know the answers. ... [+]

MSc Finance

What is the best way for companies to invest? How can they attract capital? And what does it take to manage funds? Finance specialists know the answers.

A Master's degree in Finance provides you with broad expertise in the financial and economic aspects of business economics. You learn to understand and solve complex financial problems with which companies and institutions have to deal.

Choose Finance if you feel at home in a challenging, global and ever-changing environment and if you want to put your analytical expertise into practice.

As a student in Finance, you acquire both academic and professional skills. You will learn to collect and analyse data; plan and design research projects and write academic texts. In addition, you will develop professional skills such as giving public presentations, working in teams and building computer models for business decisions.... [-]

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University of Groningen

When and why should governments help companies that are in trouble because of the global financial crisis? In this programme, you will learn to assess different strategie ... [+]

MSc Economics

When and why should governments help companies that are in trouble because of the global financial crisis? In this programme, you will learn to assess different strategies to handle economic problems.

The objective of the programme is to teach you economic theories at a high analytical level. An additional goal is to familiarize you with the application of theory and research methods on economic practice and policy. Such a combination of rigorous academic thinking with practical application is essential for any professional active in the field of economic policy or research.

The focus of the programme is on up-to-date economic theories of industrial organization and monetary economics. Other areas within the field of economics are covered as well. You will learn about the influence of economic factors on society and how economic theory can be applied to interpret and analyze economic problems. You will complete this degree by writing a thesis to prove your ability in conducting economic research.... [-]

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Radboud University

The Master of Science in Economics at Radboud University offers you more than just a Master's degree in Economics; it is a study which could be called ‘Economics Plus'. ... [+]

The Master’s programme in Economics at Radboud University offers you more than just a Master's degree in Economics; it incorporates relevant knowledge from related disciplines such as psychology and sociology into the programme. The programme offers small-scale teaching and a personal approach to education since all professors are easily approachable. A major advantage of this programme is its strong methods orientation, which is important to increase our understanding of the world of economics and business. You will be exposed to the most recent academic and practical developments in the field of Economics.

Research orientation and Societal relevance

Scientific and societal relevance reinforce one another. When addressing contemporary issues in economics, like the economic crisis in the EU or investment decisions by a company, it is crucial to evaluate them from an academic perspective. We offer you the tools to understand and evaluate these issues and improve your economic decision making. We teach you how to think independently and critically about the way in which economics can be applied in a professional sense.... [-]

Netherlands Nijmegen
September 2019
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1 year
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Utrecht University

The MSc in Economic Policy will provide you with the sound theoretical knowledge and advanced analytical skills required to work in the complex, challenging and important ... [+]

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Based on Utrecht University’s research expertise, this multidisciplinary Master’s gives you a 360-degree picture of the importance of economic policy-making for business, government, and society.

Content of the Program

In the Master, in Economic Policy you focus on

the role of government policies in complex social issues such as health care and insurance, sustainable economic growth, and energy transition; applying modern economics to societal questions such as labor market reform, inequality, and the future of health care. Program Objectives

This MSc in Economic Policy provides you with:

The sound theoretical knowledge and advanced analytical skills required to work in the complex, challenging and important field of economic and public policy; A small-scale, culturally diverse cohort that creates a lively, intense and highly international interaction in and out of class; A multidisciplinary approach that combines expertise in both economics and the social sciences; The ability to contribute to societal development by designing and implementing new solutions to the complex and multifaceted issues facing governments organizations and society today; Broad perspectives from studying such core subjects as: Sustainable Growth, Econometric Methods in Empirical Economics, Public and Political Economics, Energy Transition and Behavioural Economics. ... [-]
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Utrecht University

The Master’s in Financial Management is designed to provide you with the knowledge, understanding, and skills necessary for a professional career in international financi ... [+]

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Today financial management operates in a highly complex, interconnected and fast-moving international arena. Organizational objectives have to integrate a wide variety of considerations, from long-term stakeholder value to the short-term financial growth that is desired and demanded. Do you want to take on the challenge of being one of the new generation of chief financial officers (CFOs) with the complex skills to effectively manage the finances of large, SME and start-up businesses? Then the Master’s in Financial Management at Utrecht University School of Economics (U.S.E.) is for you.

Based on Utrecht University’s research expertise, this multidisciplinary Master’s gives you a broad and specific understanding of the financial management of organizations. You study with some of the world’s leading academics in the field of financial management.... [-]

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