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A Master of Science or MSc is the next step in a post-secondary education in a discipline that typically focuses on science and mathematics. It generally takes around two years of full-time study to complete such a program.

What is an MSc in Economics? This program of study encompasses markets and the forces that affect them. It includes supply and demand as well as taxes, trade policies, and trends. The study of those facets of production and consumption may help people understand the transfer of wealth and debt and how to positively impact it. Economics can also be termed the study of decision-making, since the goal of many programs is to properly regulate markets in order to achieve the best results.

The benefits of an MSc in Economics are far-reaching. Not only will you likely learn skills such as how to apply historical trends to the present day in order to accurately predict market conditions, but you may learn personal finance skills and time management as well. These skills can help you in your personal life as well as your professional one.

The cost of a degree program varies by location and school. Contact your school of choice to determine an estimate of expenses specific to your program.

Careers in economics range the full spectrum. You could choose to work in the private sector, perhaps as a stockbroker or personal wealth advisor. Government positions are also available with a master’s degree; financial advisors often have a large influence over tax and trade policies. Alternatively, you might choose to go into business for yourself as a consultant or advisor. The field of education offers options as well, as you might choose to work on staff at a university as a professor or perhaps publish your thoughts in a trade publication or online.

Schools around the world offer degree programs including MSc in Economics, both in a traditional classroom setting and online. 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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190 Results in Economics

MEL Erasmus Center for Maritime Economics & Logistics

The MSc in Maritime Economics and Logistics (MEL) aims at fast-tracking promising young professionals into tomorrow’s leaders in business and government. The programme pr ... [+]

The programme reflects MEL’s holistic and integrated approach to addressing the complex interconnectedness of global maritime supply chains. In addition to the MEL courses, the programme places substantial emphasis on methodology and analytical skill development. Also the MEL thesis plays a large part in the curriculum.

Distinguishing characteristics of the programme – bridging theory to practice – are the MEL Events (social/cultural integration); Company Visits (in situ experience); Professional Development Courses (practical applications of theory); and the Distinguished Lecture Series.

Learning Objectives

The MSc in Maritime Economics and Logistics (MEL) aims at fast-tracking promising young professionals into tomorrow’s leaders in business and government. The programme prepares experts with modern economic and management tools for efficient decision-making, providing them at the same time with methods, concepts, and theories to enable them to understand and analyse, in a holistic and multidisciplinary way, the complexities of global maritime supply chains. In this way, MEL graduates are expected to be able to act and make decisions, with managerial style and determination, under complex and uncertain conditions, in a global economic and social environment.... [-]

Netherlands Rotterdam
October 2019
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 24 months
Campus
School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg

The Master of Science in Economics is a practice-oriented degree program that combines analytical tools with policy applications. The program is designed to meet the incr ... [+]

Language of instruction: English

The Master of Science in Economics is a practice-oriented degree program that combines analytical tools with policy applications. The program is designed to meet the increasing demand for professionals with top quality skills in the private sector as well as in international organizations and the public sector, in Sweden and all over the world. A recent study showed that the employment rate among students with an advanced undergraduate degree in Economics from Gothenburg was close to a 100 percent. The largest share works in the private sector, and many of them work abroad. Most of the graduates have advanced positions where they make use of the skills they achieved during their studies.... [-]

Sweden Gothenburg
August 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of Bath Online

From political uncertainty to finance and recruitment demands, economics is integral to everyday decision-making. The University of Bath recognises the importance of this ... [+]

From political uncertainty to finance and recruitment demands, economics is integral to everyday decision-making. The University of Bath recognises the importance of this, the online MSc Applied Economics with Banking and Financial Markets takes you beyond the research papers and into the real world, giving you insights you can put into action from day one. The first university in the UK to offer an online Master of Science in Applied Economics, and by emphasising practice over theory, it provides time-pressed professionals with the opportunity to further their career prospects in economics, banking and finance.

Learn from industry-leading experts

The online master’s in economics is run by the Department of Economics, recognised globally for its research in economic theory, econometrics and finance. The course is led by active, published researchers with years of experience in economics who will teach, support and inspire you throughout your studies.... [-]

United Kingdom Bath
April 2019
Part-time
3 years
Online
University of Milan

The Master of Science in “Data Science and Economics” (DSE) responds to the training needs of data scientists in the economic field. The course provides skills to analyze ... [+]

Course Objectives and Structure

The Master of Science in “Data Science and Economics” (DSE) responds to the training needs of data scientists in the economic field. The course provides skills to analyze and understand the nature of data through modern data management techniques, machine learning, data mining and cloud computing. Students will learn to extract meaningful relationships and recurring patterns, build predictive and nowcasting models that integrate company, market, administrative and social media data, perform analysis of policy effects (economic, social) or actions (investments, marketing campaigns) and any other activity related to the sectors of economy, marketing, business and finance.... [-]

Italy Milan
October 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Norwegian University of Life Sciences NMBU

You study at one of Norway’s leading schools in economics, with an international reputation in the fields of environmental economics, energy economics, and development ec ... [+]

You study at one of Norway’s leading schools in economics, with an international reputation in the fields of environmental economics, energy economics, and development economics.

What can you use this qualification for? Economists have specialized knowledge on how the economy influences societies and the well-being of inhabitants. This makes economists well suited to work on issues in environmental policy, energy systems, development aid, enterprise development, trade policy and general economic policy. Economists are therefore in high demand in the private and public sectors as well as by many non-governmental organizations. What will you learn?

NMBU School of Economics and Business will give you skills in economic analysis and broad insights on how economies work. You get extensive training in economic theory and analysis, in accordance with national and international standards.... [-]

Norway As
August 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Catolica Lisbon School of Business and Economics

The MSc in Economics provides a high-quality graduate education in Economics, training students in rigorous methods of analysis and preparing them for successful careers ... [+]

Outline

The MSc in Economics provides a high-quality graduate education in Economics, training students in rigorous methods of analysis and preparing them for successful careers in banking, regulation agencies, consultancy, international organizations or academia. Students can also pursue a Double or a Joint Degree.

Key Features Start date: September 2019 Entry level: BSc in Business | Economics and Management Duration: 3 or 4 semesters Schedule: Full-time Profile: Recent graduates up to 2 years professional experience Program language: Fully taught in English Specializations: 4 majors available Employability: 2/3 of students found a job before graduation Overview

The MSc in Economics provides students with the conceptual tools and advanced analytic techniques to apply economic reasoning to demanding issues in today's private business, public policy, and academic research domains.... [-]

Portugal Lisbon
September 2019
Full-time
3 - 4 semesters
Campus
California Lutheran University

The Master of Science in Quantitative Economics (MSQE) degree emphasizes practical applications and interactive learning, including close collaboration with members of a ... [+]

Overview

The Master of Science in Quantitative Economics (MSQE) degree emphasizes practical applications and interactive learning, including close collaboration with members of a world-class economics faculty and forecasting team.

Quick Facts

*Students can start in August or January of each year.

Our program features an intense quantitative element, including more econometrics, financial economics, and theory than most master’s programs. The econometrics curriculum contains unique forecasting and modeling components that provide valuable hands-on application of theory.

Highly Ranked

The Master of Science in Quantitative Economics has been ranked 3rd in the nation for quantitive economics programs by The Financial Engineer.... [-]

USA Thousand Oaks Westlake Village
Full-time
Part-time
36 hours
Campus
Online
Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University

Our MSc Economics and Investment Banking degree is designed to provide you with a robust understanding of financial economics, financial market behaviour and financial ma ... [+]

Our MSc Economics and Investment Banking degree is designed to provide you with a robust understanding of financial economics, financial market behaviour and financial market participants such as investment banks. You will study a range of ideas relating to economics, finance and investments, which alongside the development of relevant skills and methods, enable you to better analyse and understand economic and financial issues.

The emphasis is on understanding the factors influencing consumption and production choices, including those made daily by those working in the financial sector, which is vitally important with today's highly financialised and globally interdependent economies.... [-]

United Kingdom Nottingham
September 2019
Full-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
KU Leuven: Faculty of Economics and Business

The Master of Science in Economics (ME) is a one year Master program, oriented towards students with broad interests in social and scientific matters who are capable of c ... [+]

The Master of Science in Economics (ME) is a one year Master program, oriented towards students with broad interests in social and scientific matters who are capable of critical and creative thinking.

What is the 'Master of Economics' all about?

The Master of Economics program offers students with a bachelor's degree a theoretical framework, allowing them to provide well-grounded answers to socio-economic questions. As an economist, you will observe the various players (individuals, companies, domestic and foreign governments) and their interactions within the global economy. You will be able to interpret the general economic situation in a wider social and legal context.

The program consists of a common core of two program units and a master's thesis.... [-]

Belgium Leuven
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 year
Campus
Loughborough University School of Business and Economics

Our MSc Economics and Business Strategy programme will enable you to apply the tools of economics and strategy to influence business performance and to develop strategic ... [+]

Our MSc Economics and Business Strategy programme will enable you to apply the tools of economics and strategy to influence business performance and to develop strategic thinking and decision-making in a competitive business environment.

The programme will equip you with the skills of a professional business economist, for careers in business, government, regulation, international organisations and for higher awards by research.

Taught by experienced researchers and practitioners, students will use the insights of economic theory to address real-world problems. The strong emphasis on applying theoretical and quantitative skills to real-world situations – as well as a focus on developing critical thinking skills – will enable you to work effectively both in industry and government.... [-]

United Kingdom Loughborough
August 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
City University of London

Gain the thorough background in theoretical, applied and empirical economics that you need to prepare for a range of career options in the industry, government and academ ... [+]

Who is it for?

This course enables you to immerse yourself in rigorous modern economics training – either immediately after an undergraduate degree or as a mid-career professional. You can choose to study full time over the course of one year or part-time over the course of two.

Objectives

This course will give you a solid foundation in microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics while exploring modules on finance, regulation, health economics, behavioural economics and development economics.

The Economics MSc helps you:

Develop your critical and analytical abilities in economics Understand modern economic theory, at both a micro and a macro level Analyse the strengths and weaknesses of the relevant empirical and theoretical research methodology Develop your knowledge of econometric theory and techniques Critically interpret current research in fields such as behavioural and experimental economics, financial economics, health economics, macroeconomics, regulation and competition, and development Prepare academically for a career as a professional economist. ... [-]
United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Hanken School of Economics

Economics is the basis of a general and systematic understanding of economic transactions in society. Learn more about majoring in Economics and the unique opportunity to ... [+]

Master's studies in Economics

Economics is the basis of a general and systematic understanding of economic transactions in society. Learn more about majoring in Economics and the unique opportunity to select courses from three universities.

Our specialisation offers you a balanced mix of a broad perspective and a deep insight into economic theory. The curriculum is designed to match the demand for professional economists in business and government.

Upon graduation, you will be

ready to take on challenges in rapidly changing contexts trained to use economic data an expert at communicating your findings able to visualise the larger context of economics and influence policy ... [-]
Finland Helsinki
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
WU - Vienna University of Economics and Business

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 favori ... [+]

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.... [-]

Austria Vienna
October 2019
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
HEC Management School - University of Liège

The Master’s degree in economics, available in two specializations, Economics and Finance and Economics and Society, offers you tools that are essential in order to analy ... [+]

The Master’s degree in economics, available in two specializations, Economics and Finance and Economics and Society, offers you:

tools that are essential in order to analyze and understand the issues of local and global economics. scientific knowledge and quantitative techniques in order to analyze economic, financial and social problems on the basis of observed facts and data. Large-scale digitalization and the appearance of massive data require increasingly quantitative management from companies, public administrations, and non-governmental organizations. This training program for economists is one of the best adapted to this technological development. a training program that is directed toward analysis and interpretation of data in order to make better decisions and forecasts. a program based on the expertise of HEC in the following areas: regional economic development, competition, and innovation, public economics, and finance. varied and attractive career opportunities. ... [-]
Belgium Liège
September 2019
Full-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Czech University of Life Sciences - Faculty of Economics and Management

The study branch is aimed at students who are interested in the area of economics and management. It is being conceived inter-disciplinarily using the integrated economic ... [+]

The form of Study: Full-time Study

Length of Study: 2 years (4 semesters)

Entrance Exams: an online interview from Economics and Management and Quantitative Methods.

The master's degree study branch Economics and Management that is being taught in English is in correspondence with the traditional and successful Czech study branch Provoz a ekonomika, the graduates of which always have found excellent chances of employment both within CR and on foreign labour markets (rate of unemployment of the graduates of this study branch belongs to those lowest ones among the CR economic study branches (1.4 % as in the HN on February 19, 2016).

The study branch is aimed at students who are interested in the area of economics and management. It is being conceived inter-disciplinarily using the integrated economic and managerial basis, quantitative methods, ICT and the social-science disciplines connected.... [-]

Czech Republic Praha-Suchdol
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus