Master in Business Economics (M.Sc.)

General

Program Description

Improve your understanding and expertise in business economics with this Master’s programme. We offer a methodologically rigorous and effective approach to analyse business economics issues, while also encouraging ethical reflection on the position of the manager in society, changes in the corporate world and the imperative of sustainability in today’s globalised economy.

The Master in Business Economics has been included in the Financial Times’ Top 100 Masters in Management and in the top 95 European Business Schools. The programme came out on top in terms of ‘value for money’.

The Faculty of Business and Economics has multiple accreditations and provides high quality, student-centred teaching with an emphasis on project based activities and autonomous problem solving. The faculty is based in downtown Antwerp, a city located in the heart of Europe with a rich cultural heritage.

Program Content

The Master’s programme in Business Economics carries a workload of 60 ECTS credits. The one-year study programme is full-time and runs from the end of September to July. Examinations take place in January and June.

All students enrolled on this Master's programme take four compulsory courses that improve their ability to recognise and resolve business administration issues in a methodologically sound and effective manner.

  • Ethical and Sustainable Business
  • International Consulting Project
  • Research Methods in Business Economics
  • Strategic Management

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Selecting a major and a minor allows you to specialise and to tailor the programme to your personal interests. You can choose from the following topics:

  • Accounting
  • Data Science
  • European and International Management
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Strategy and Organisation

The Master dissertation is the crowning piece of an academic Master curriculum. Your Master dissertation demonstrates your in-depth knowledge of the foundations, structures and methodologies underpinning the Business Economics programme.

Carreer Path

Business Economics alumni occupy management positions in both the private and public sectors. Ample job opportunities are available in the consultancy, audit and assurance, banking and insurance sectors, as well as in industrial and commercial corporations. Another career option is economic and management research.

Why choose UAntwerp?

“This programme offers an entrepreneurial approach where students are involved in various project works that stimulate a problem-solving attitude, creativity, and critical-thinking, linking course topics and theories with real-world situations.”

Ayukki Sastria | Indonesia

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Last updated Jan 2020

About the School

The University of Antwerp is ranked 7th in THE Young Universities Rankings 2019: Millenial universities. It has about 20,000 students, which makes it the third-largest university in Flanders. 19% of o ... Read More

The University of Antwerp is ranked 7th in THE Young Universities Rankings 2019: Millenial universities. It has about 20,000 students, which makes it the third-largest university in Flanders. 19% of our student population comes from abroad. Read less

Accreditations

EFMD Epas Accredited