Masters of Science

Compare 3 MScs in Microeconomics

A master’s degree is a post-secondary degree that usually indicates a deep and complete understanding of the subject matter. You can apply for a master’s degree once you’ve attained a bachelor’s degree. A Master of Science, or MSc, is generally reserved for those disciplines that focus on science and mathematics.

What is an MSc in Microeconomics? This subject usually includes study of how the decisions of one party in a market affect that market. For example, you might study how the price increase of one product affects the pricing of a competitor’s product. As a discipline, it aims to provide aid to individuals and firms in order to maximize their success in that market by informing them of the potential impacts of their policies and policy changes.

Benefits of an MSc in Microeconomics are often wide-ranging. Not only are you likely to learn skills specific to the subject, such as how to properly research and document your findings, but you’ll probably learn things that will benefit your personal life too, such as money management and organization.

The cost of an MSc in Economics depends on the school you choose and the region in which it is located. Your preferred institution can give you an estimated cost of its programs.

Careers in the world of microeconomics hit both ends of the spectrum as well as the middle. You might choose to go into government, advising leadership of the changes that specific tax and tariff policies will have on local markets. Or you could opt for the private sector, working as a finance officer for a corporation or firm looking to increase its presence in a certain market. There are options in education and research as well, working for colleges and universities. Alternatively, you could go into business for yourself, as a consultant or advisor, or you might choose to freelance and write articles about your findings for finance publications.

You can find microeconomics graduate programs at schools all over the world 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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3 Results in Microeconomics

University of Southern Denmark

The Global Business Relationships progamme is an international oriented education in economics and business administration that reflects key challenges and opportunities ... [+]

The business world is becoming increasingly internationalised. Today, this goes not only for major conglomerates, but for many small and medium-sized companies as well. This development often challenges the current understanding of business economics and language skills. This programme enables you to kill two birds with one stone, so to speak. You will obtain solid language skills in addition to a comprehensive knowledge of business economics, in a global as well as a regional context. Here, students of many different nationalities study alongside Danish students, creating a truly international atmosphere on campus.StructureThe programme addresses all of the basic subject areas of Business Administration, i.e. courses developed at university level in Organisation, Corporate Finance, Marketing, Accounting, Business Law, Business IT, Statistics as well as Micro- and Macro-economics. In addition, the programme offers specialised courses on a range of international, European, and regional topics. During the third year, students have the opportunity to choose a company internship or a semester abroad, by taking advantage of our extensive network of partner institutions. The programme ends with a Bachelor’s project during the sixth semester. This offers you the opportunity – usually in collaboration with a business or an organization – to put into practice the knowledge you have acquired. The project therefore makes it possible for you to specialise in one of the subjects or one of the areas you have become particularly interested in during your study. ... [-]

Denmark Sønderborg
September 2020
GCU - Glasgow School for Computing, Business and Society

With a master in microfinance and social business, you can be a part of the real social change. Already a proven model for helping people out of poverty in developing eco ... [+]

GCU's MSc Social Business and Microfinance is the first of its kind in the world.

Social business is a cause driven business, which aims to impact on people or the planet, rather than for the accumulation of profits to shareholders or investors. While the benefits of a socially enterprising world are well documented, every social business journey is unique, and the impact of microfinance is still emerging.

Evolving this practice further, the MSc Social Business and Microfinance from Glasgow Caledonian University shares its home with the Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health - GCU's world-leading research centre - and is delivered by the award-winning Glasgow School for Business and Society*.... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
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1 year
Montpellier Business School

Our MSc course is designed to teach responsible finance concepts, principles and framework in the context of the traditional component of MSc in Finance such as financial ... [+]

Limited access to financial services, or financial exclusion, is a challenging reality for an important share of the world’s population in both developing and developed countries. Financial exclusion is highly linked with poverty and it exacerbates situations of social exclusion. Public and international aid institutions have shown their limits in alleviating poverty. On the contrary, social innovations, such as the microfinance movement, provide market-based solutions to fight poverty and social exclusion by improving access to financial services. These social innovations are one of the main focus of this MSc.

Our MSc course is designed to teach responsible finance concepts, principles and framework in the context of the traditional component of MSc in Finance such as financial markets, corporate governance, risk management, etc.. Our MSc is also built at the same time to provide with the fundamental economic and financial skills required to strengthen participants’ skills in banking and financial activities. Knowledge is applied to different financial products and is aimed at aligning investors´ financial objectives with the social responsibility concern and challenge.... [-]

France Montpellier
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10 months