Masters Programs in Business and Economics

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Business and Economics

Every company is unique, but they all rely on the same basic principles to function. The theory of supply and demand describes the market forces that every business must face. Firms need talented individuals with a Master in Business and Economics to provide critical analysis and insight.

What is a Master in Business and Economics? It is an advanced degree that requires two years of post graduate studies to complete. Students develop the strategic thinking capabilities needed to plan and execute profitable operations. These students are prepared with the latest theories about how the economy works and are called upon to present explanations and options to top level management. They create strategies for managing a company’s scarce resources in the most productive way possible.

Economics is a broad field of study, but the focus is specifically on how business firms function. Students further enhance their critical thinking abilities as they study how the market environment affects the actions of private businesses. Students learn how to work with common software tools, and they develop techniques for gathering and analyzing data. By the completion of their program, graduates are able to present their findings and make recommendations on courses of action that will impact the profitability of their organizations.

The cost of these programs can vary depending on the institutions. Students should contact the admissions department of their school of choice for more information about specific fees and tuition rates. It is also important to consider the cost of housing, meals and other expenses during the time of study.

With an advanced degree, students are prepared for leadership roles in many large companies. These professionals are often called upon to provide perspective and direction. Their skills are applicable across many fields and business functions. They find work in operations, logistics and marketing. They are particularly well suited for careers in planning and can find work organizing production processes in manufacturing firms.

It is important to start researching options right away. For many students, the traditional college classroom environment is not practical. For those with geographic or scheduling difficulties, online universities offer many excellent learning opportunities. 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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Microeconomics of Competitiveness

Strathmore Business School (SBS)
Campus Full time January 2018 Kenya Nairobi

A country’s prosperity depends on its competitiveness which is based on its productivity in producing goods and services. Agents such as consumers, firms, counties and public sector agencies play an important part in creating value and supporting their economic development as well as that of their country, region or county. [+]

Masters in Business and Economics. A country’s prosperity depends on its competitiveness which is based on its productivity in producing goods and services. Agents such as consumers, firms, counties and public sector agencies play an important part in creating value and supporting their economic development as well as that of their country, region or county. To achieve competitiveness public officers must learn how to allocate scarce resources among the various options. The allocation of resources is determined by interactions in markets. While good macroeconomic policies, stable legal and political institutions, and improving social conditions create the potential for competitiveness, wealth is actually created at the microeconomic level. This course explores the determinants of competitiveness and successful economic development viewed from a bottom-up, micro-level perspective. It is designed to enable public managers both in central government and county government to hone a unique set of skills that will help them play a catalytic role in enhancing county and public sector competitiveness towards sustained economic growth. Learning Objectives Primary purpose of the course is to analyze the factors that enhance competitiveness within public sectors using microeconomic thinking, concepts and tools. It will provide microeconomics tools that could be used to gain competitive advantage in public policy. This will enable counties to take the lead in economic development and to fully utilize areas of competitive advantage compared to other counties. Program Delivery This course provides an intensive, five-day introduction to microeconomics of competitiveness analysis theory and practice. The program heavily employs the case... [-]

MA In Economics

Universidade de Évora
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Portugal Évora

The Master course in Economics aims to provide essentially a set of knowledge of the Economics field to allow complete formation of the first cycle, thereby enhancing the prospects of employability and future career of your students. [+]

PRESENTATION The Master course in Economics aims to provide essentially a set of knowledge of the Economics field to allow complete formation of the first cycle, thereby enhancing the prospects of employability and future career of your students. The course is structured into three branches: Economic Analysis, Regional Economy and Local Development and Internationalization and Competitiveness. The Economic Analysis Branch aims at providing general skills of Economics, encouraging more direct research activity and progression to graduate through a strong collaboration with the PhD study plan in Economics. It also highlights the flexibility of the curriculum of this branch, where three of the eight courses of letiva component are optional nature. The branches of Regional Economy and Local Development and Internationalization and Competitiveness are intended to confer powers that focus mainly on these areas of the economy by way of transmitting knowledge eminently applied together with a solid theoretical component. These branches are directed mainly to graduates who perform or intending to perform professional duties in these areas, aim to deepen their theoretical and / or update their knowledge in academic and technical training. In the three branches intended to mainly: - to contribute to the development of skills that help the identification, analysis and resolution of problems of economic nature; - to stimulate and develop an interest in research economic issues and, consequently, engage the candidates in research projects developed under the EU-CEFAGE study center and promote their progression to doctoral programs. Careers The Master's degree in Economics from the... [-]

Master in Economics Research

Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Belgium Brussels

The programme consists of obligatory courses in econometrics, macroeconomics and microeconomics. [+]

Masters in Business and Economics. - Scientific world - Frontier courses, with leading researchers in their field - Excellent placement of our Ph.D. graduates across the world (Boston University, Chicago GSB, Inter-American Development Bank, European Commission, …) This master offers an internationally competitive, high quality PhD programme in "Quantitative Economics", which leads to the ECARES Doctoral School. Its outstanding quality has been confirmed by recent studies on the quality of doctoral schools in economics. One of them is based on the success of the graduates on the academic job market. It finds that the ECARES Doctoral School is among the top ten in Europe and the third best in Continental Europe. The other one is based on the scientific achievements of the graduates. It shows that one of our graduates, Domenico Giannone, is among the top 65 of young researchers worldwide who graduated less than 15 years ago. This Research master constitutes the first two years towards a PhD degree. During the first year the students follow graduate courses in macroeconomics, microeconomics, econometrics, and statistics. In the second year students follow field courses to deepen their knowledge in their field of specialization, follow advanced research seminars and write a first scientific paper. During the thesis writing phase the PhD students present their research in internal and external seminars, participate in workshops and conferences, attend summer and winter schools, follow advanced field courses, etc. They are also most welcome to take their own initiatives and create, e.g. reading groups or short... [-]

Master's Degree in Economics and Finance (Economics-QEM Curriculum and Finance Curriculum)

Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy Venice

This graduate degree programme produces experts able to proficiently tackle the main financial issues relating to financial markets. [+]

This degree programme offers the possibility to get a double/joint degree with other European Universities. - Double Degree in Economics, Econometrics and Finance (MEEF) with Aix-Marseille University (France) At the end of this study programme, students will be awarded with a double degree: Laurea Magistrale in Economia e Finanza of Università Ca’ Foscari and Master Sciences Economiques (Parcours Econométrie Bancaire et Financière) of Université Aix-Marseille. - Joint Degree in Models and Methods in Economics and Management - Erasmus Mundus (QEM) in collaboration with Université Pantheon-Sorbonne - Paris 1 (France), Universität Bielefeld (Germany) and Universitat Autònoma - Barcelona (Spain). - Double Degree with Master Economie et Ingénierie Financière with Université Paris-Dauphine (France) At the end of this study programme students can be awarded with a double degree: Laurea Magistrale in Economia e Finanza of Università Ca’ Foscari and Master Economie et Ingénierie Financière of Université Paris-Dauphine. Link to the Degree Programme page Link to the apply procedure page Access to the programme Unrestricted, with the evaluation of minimum curricular requirements. Admission requirements To be admitted to this Second Cycle Degree programme, students must possess a proper individual educational background, as well as the minimum curricular requirements. A certified knowledge of English at minimum level B2 is also required. Learning outcomes This graduate degree programme produces experts able to proficiently tackle the main financial issues relating to financial and investment markets. Graduates will be able to seek employment at financial institutions (trade banks, savings management companies, insurance companies) as managers, controllers, analysts... [-]

Master In Management

University of Cagliari
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy Cagliari

The Degree in Managerial Economics aims to prepare students for a qualified entry into the world of work and to work, with adequate capacity, in business management functions as well as in organizations and public administrations and associates of economic consulting activities company. In particular, the training develops the analytical skills and ... [+]

Masters in Business and Economics. The Degree in Managerial Economics aims to prepare students for a qualified entry into the world of work and to work, with adequate capacity, in business management functions as well as in organizations and public administrations and associates of economic consulting activities company. In particular, the training develops the capacity for analysis and interpretation of company events and increases the ability to take decisions concerning the management of the company. The course has been designed so as to be dynamic and attentive to new scenarios that are emerging in the business world with a practical and operational approach through additional courses and internships in the production units and, more generally, in organizations. Regarding the organization of supply teaching the degree course is based on an interdisciplinary approach, alongside the traditional lectures are expected supplementary courses and seminars taught by experts of various business sectors, legal and economic. They are also expected to lecture cycles in English and encouraged the internationalization of the curriculum projects. EDUCATIONAL GOALS The degree course in Managerial Economics takes as specific objectives the set of theoretical and methodological knowledge of business economics nature, with the necessary supplementary cognitive supports and instrumental nature of general economic, legal and statistical mathematician, aimed at providing the knowledge to work with adequate capacity in business management functions with industrial activity, commercial and of services, as well as in organizations and public administrations and in associated economic and business counseling. In particular, the relevant knowledge are... [-]

Master in Business Economics and Management

Silesian University - School Of Business Administration
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2017 Czech Republic Karviná

A master’s degree in business economics and management is an increasingly essential tool in a global economy. Thanks to its interdisciplinary approach, it will give you a solid background in advanced business economics and management and enable you to upgrade your skills in applied contemporary management techniques combined with gained knowledge of international entrepreneurial activities represented by a number of lectured disciplines of four specializations Marketing and Trade, Entrepreneurship, Corporate Finance, and Accounting and Taxes, for a career in business and entrepreneurship sphere. [+]

Master in Economics and Management A master’s degree in business economics and management is an increasingly essential tool in a global economy. Thanks to its interdisciplinary approach, it will give you a solid background in advanced business economics and management and enable you to upgrade your skills in applied contemporary management techniques combined with gained knowledge of international entrepreneurial activities represented by a number of lectured disciplines of four specializations Marketing and Trade, Entrepreneurship, Corporate Finance, and Accounting and Taxes, for a career in business and entrepreneurship sphere. After all, today's students are tomorrow's professionals. Come join us in new and modern study programme where cutting-edge research meets with family atmosphere of regional university. Conditions The submission of an electronic application until April 19, 2017 The payment of the administrative fee for the admission procedure. Officially certified copies of a diploma proving graduation from Bachelor's, or follow-up Master's degree programmes or Master's degree programme of the same or a similar focus on the enrolment day at the latest. Applicants who have completed a degree study programme abroad (Bachelor´s, follow-up Master´s, Master´s degree programmes), shall substantiate the certified copy or original of the decision on the recognition of foreign higher education in the Czech Republic with documents in the enrolment period at the latest, unless otherwise specified in an international agreement. The successful completion of the admission procedure. An entrance examination is part of the admission procedure, which shall take place on May 3, 2017. The entrance examination will be held... [-]

Master in Tourism Economics and Management

University of Bologna School of Economics, Management and Statistics
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Italy Rimini

Become a manager or a professional able to tackle the global challenges of contemporary tourism: being, at the same time, engine of economic growth, key-player of sustainable development, and promoter of cultural heritage. [+]

Masters in Business and Economics. JOIN OUR TEaM Become a manager or a professional able to tackle the global challenges of contemporary tourism: being, at the same time, engine of economic growth, key-player of sustainable development, and promoter of cultural heritage. You will study in Rimini, one of the most important tourism destinations in Europe. Indeed, the perfect place where to study tourism economics and management. Quality assurance UNWTO.TedQual 2014 Learning Outcomes Given the interdisciplinarity of Tourism, the TEaM graduate will develop: strong and independent skills in economics and management, jointly with knowledge of law and quantitative methods, to analyse the dynamics of tourism markets and firms; advanced study methods and learning abilities to continue the studies with a PhD or to be able to produce independent analysis. Students will be prepared for market analysis, territorial planning, analysis of tourism flows, strategic and destination management, sustainable and ethical tourism and cultural heritage policies. Admission Requirements Candidates shall possess: 1st cycle degree or equivalent bachelor qualification valid for the admission to Italian Universities; knowledge of fundamental elements in business, economics, law and mathematical-statistical disciplines; English language certificate (level B2). Admission is conditional on the assessment by an appointed commission, which will evaluate the applicants on the basis of: academic merit (bachelor qualification and/or transcript of records); curriculum vitae; letter of statement or motivation letter. Career opportunities The TEaM graduate will aim at the position of: Project manager, Marketing or Financial director, Managing director of tourism companies, Destination Manager, Event Manager, Research... [-]

Master in Economics - University of Rome Tor Vergata (Italy)

University of Rome Tor Vergata Faculty of Economics
Campus 1 year September 2018 Italy Rome

The Master in Economics is a one-year graduate program designed to provide the analytical and quantitative skills that are needed for a successful career as a professional economist in business or government. [+]

The Master in Economics, a one-year graduate programme (Level II Master) entirely taught in English, designed to provide the analytical and quantitative skills that are needed for a successful career as a professional economist in business and government. The programme is also designed to provide intensive training to students who want to pursue a PhD in Economics, Econometrics or Finance in a leading research university. The Master in Economics, is structured in three terms: Fall (September-January), Spring (February-June) and Summer (July-September). In the Fall Term students take the review courses in Mathematics, Probability and Statistics, and the core courses in Econometrics, Microeconomics and Statistical Computing. In the Spring Term students select courses from three areas of specialization: Finance, Economics, Quantitative Methods. The Summer Term consists of an internship or a project, with a final report due by the end of September. Highlights from this year specialized teaching units: - Bayesian Econometrics (Prof. Gary Koop, University of University of Strathclyde, UK) - Time Series Models (Prof. Andrew C. Harvey, University of Cambridge, UK) - Bayesian Microeconometrics (Prof. Melvin Weeks, University of Cambridge, UK) The Master has an excellent track-record in placing students in both academic and non-academic institutions. In the last three years, about 60% of our students have been successfully enrolled in PhD programs in top Universities in Europe and the USA, while 40% have found prestigious jobs in non-academic institutions in Italy or abroad. The Director of the Master in Economics is Professor Tommaso Proietti. [-]

Master in Industrial and Firm Economics

University of Minho - School of Economics and Management
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Portugal Braga

The Master Programme in Industrial and Firm Economics is a two-year-long programme oriented to the training of professional economists endowed with comprehensive skills deemed important to resort to multidisciplinary approaches to solve problems and design strategies, thus combining several areas of knowledge. [+]

Masters in Business and Economics. Justification and Purpose The Master Programme in Industrial and Firm Economics is a two-year-long programme oriented to the training of professional economists endowed with comprehensive skills deemed important to resort to multidisciplinary approaches to solve problems and design strategies, thus combining several areas of knowledge. This Master programme intends to strengthen advanced training in human resources in Economics applied to markets and firms; and, to endow professionals with an in-depth understanding of the changes within markets and their impact on firms in order to improve organisational and corporate performance, productivity and competitiveness. It specifically aims at achieving the objectives listed below: Develop autonomous and basic applied research skills in the fields of Industrial and Firm Economics, oriented by either theoretical goals or the resolution of real problems; Prepare post-graduation students to develop a professional career as senior economists in variety of professional contexts or to design and execute individual corporate projects; Develop the ability to integrate knowledge to analyze, interpret and understand markets and firm’s strategies; Promote the potential of innovation through advanced training of human capital and the transfer of research results to markets and firms. It answers to the training demands of economists holding comprehensive skills and competencies, whose activity requires a multidisciplinary approach to understand, interpret and analyze markets and firms’ strategies. Hence, this Programme offers a curriculum design which combines several areas of knowledge and provides advanced training in core areas of Industrial and Firm Economics. It is a four-semester-long programme... [-]

Master's Degree In Economics And Management Of 'Art And Cultural Heritage (Milan) - Italian Path

Il Sole 24 ORE Business School
Campus Full time 10 months October 2017 Italy Milan

Objective of the Master full time Economics and Management of 'Art and Cultural Heritage is to train professionals able to fit in the larger companies and art institutions and cultural heritage in Italy and abroad, as well as in consulting firms specializing in realization of artistic and cultural projects. [+]

Objective of the Master full time Economics and Management of 'Art and Cultural Heritage is to train professionals able to fit in the larger companies and art institutions and cultural heritage in Italy and abroad, as well as in consulting firms specializing in realization of artistic and cultural projects. STRUCTURE The Master, full-time, closed and compulsory attendance number, of a total duration of 10 months: 6 classroom and 4 stage.PROGRAMMAIl training course is divided into three main parts: classroom training, checks at the end of each module and project work, internships. The classroom program is divided into modules for a total of 120 days in the classroom and face, with a practical and innovative approach, the following issues: The PREREQUISITE Basic Economics Fundamental of contemporary art history I STUDY FORMS The "art system": structure and characteristics of the sector The art market and investment in artistic assets Organization and management of institutions and artistic and cultural projects Marketing and communication of institutions and artistic and cultural projects Technology and multimedia to enhance art and cultural heritage Law and legislation of the cultural heritage and cultural activities public policies and private funding for cultural projects Art and culture of the territory and Tourism The culture industry: film, audiovisual and theater. management logic and case histories STAGE The internship is an integral part of the training course, represents an important opportunity for privileged entry and accelerated in the business world. Specifically, the main career opportunities are: national and international non-profit cultural institutions:... [-]

Research Master's in Economics and Business

University of Groningen
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Netherlands Groningen

Are you interested in high end research in the field of Economics and Business? Are you ready for an intellectual challenge? Then this is the programme for you. [+]

Masters in Business and Economics. Research Master's Programme Economics and Business Are you interested in high end research in the field of Economics and Business? Are you ready for an intellectual challenge? Then this is the programme for you. The Research Master's degree in Economics and Business is a two-year programme and is open to bright and ambitious students This programme provides you with a thorough basis in academic research in the fields of Economics and Business. The aim of the programme is to qualify you for a career in research. Therefore, there is a strong focus on scientific and academic skills. You can choose from six different profiles: Economics, Econometrics & Finance Marketing Global Economics & Management Operations Management and Operations Research Human Resource Management and Organizational Behaviour Innovation & Organization You will receive lectures from the best researchers, not only from Groningen but also from our national and international networks. Furthermore, the small-scale programme ensures an intensive exchange of knowledge, both between lecturers and students as well as among students themselves. Each student is individually supervised by a researcher. Admission requirements - International students  grade average - Selection procedure: decision is based on criteria like motivation, talent, results in Bachelor, research oriented attitude and an excellent command of English. language test - SOM's TOEFL code is 9077. math test - The GMAT or GRE test are required for students with a non-Dutch diploma. SOM's GMAT code is 7207. previous education - Every Bachelor’s degree in business, economics or... [-]

Master in Business and Economic

Castelldefels School of Social Sciences
Online & Campus Combined Full time 24 months February 2018 Spain Barcelona

This course aims to introduce the basic mathematical concept and to develop arguments presented in the introductory section in order to provide students with operational tools to be applied both during this course and in other courses where quantitative methods are used, namely in Financial Mathematics or Statistics. At the end of this course, students will have mastered the appropriate tools to better understand both mathematical and quantitative aspects of economic models. [+]

This course aims to introduce the basic mathematical concept and to develop arguments presented in the introductory section in order to provide students with operational tools to be applied both during this course and in other courses where quantitative methods are used, namely in Financial Mathematics or Statistics. At the end of this course, students will have mastered the appropriate tools to better understand both mathematical and quantitative aspects of economic models. Our master degree course aimed at enabling graduates to enter the world of work with an excellent level of preparation. This qualification complete student’s previous studies and give them competitive academic and professional profile which they can present to business not only in Barcelona, but also worldwide. Why study Master in Business and Economic in CSSS? CSSS is in the cosmopolitan capital of Spain’s Catalonia region and one of the most culturally rich city Barcelona. It is enchanting seaside city with boundless dynamic and friendly atmosphere. We are an innovative and forward-looking college, focused on developing and adding value to the students careers globally. The College, has its lecturers who are leading thinkers and successful professional in their fields, offering a wide range of degrees at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels and provides supervision for students undertaking doctoral research. We offer students with excellent academic, libraries, accommodation, careers, support services and social facilities. Our essence mission is to provide the highest standard of education. Objectives There is now a real difficulty to fit in the workplace. A high-level... [-]

Master in Applied Business Economics

University of Asia and the Pacific
Campus Part time 2 years August 2018 Philippines Pasig City

The Applied Business Economics Program (ABEP) is a Master's program for young managers who are looking for more that the usual in a graduate business course. ABEP prides itself on its over 30 years of experience in business and economic policy planning and analysis that trace its roots to the Center for Research and Communication, the forerunner institution of the University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P). [+]

Masters in Business and Economics. The Applied Business Economics Program (ABEP) is a Master's program for young managers who are looking for more that the usual in a graduate business course. ABEP prides itself on its over 30 years of experience in business and economic policy planning and analysis that trace its roots to the Center for Research and Communication, the forerunner institution of the University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P). In addition to the fundamental management areas of production, marketing, and finance, ABEP also covers macroeconomic and microeconomic analysis, industry analysis, forecasting, and project analysis. Equipped with these tools and the knowledge to wield them with precision, the ABEP graduate is prepared to make sharp business and economic analyses as well as draw out implications of business decisions–-at the level of the company, the industry, and the economy as a whole. Moreover, through UA&P's numerous conferences, briefings, and seminars, ABEP students will also have numerous opportunities to interact with industry experts and policymakers. The course begins in July of every school year—with the first one and a half years devoted to coursework and the last semester to thesis or paper (Non-thesis track) writing and defense. The course is composed of eight modules, with two subjects per module, running for total of two years. Classes are held twice a week, every Tuesdays, 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m and Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Curriculum Economics of a Nation Business Economics Statistical Technique Economic Policy Applied Econometrics Economics of... [-]

MCom in Economics (Coursework)

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2018 South Africa Port Elizabeth + 1 more

MCom in Economics (Coursework) [+]

GENERAL Except as otherwise provided below, the degree Master of Commerce: Economics shall be awarded in accordance with the General Rules for Masters’ Degrees as published in the General Prospectus and the Postgraduate Research Policy. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS An Honours degree in Economics, or its equivalent, with an aggregate pass of 60%. RE-ADMISSION RULES A Master’s candidate shall be permitted to repeat a failed module once. In the event of a research treatise being rejected outright by the examiners, there will be no further opportunity to re-submit an improved version of that or any other research treatise (see Rule G4.8.5). DURATION The qualification shall extend over a minimum period of one year and a maximum period of four years of full-time study. [-]

Master’s degree in Economics and Innovation's Management

The European University Of Rome
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy Rome

The Master’s degree in Economics and Innovation's Management aims to provide to the students a deep knowledge and skills for economic, managerial and financial services analysis, while focussing at the same time on economic theory fundaments and quantitative methods applied within business processes. The course teaches a true understanding of all issues concerning innovation management processes in different... [+]

Masters in Business and Economics. Master’s degree in Economics and Innovation's Management The Master’s degree in Economics and Innovation's Management aims to provide to the students a deep knowledge and skills for economic, managerial and financial services analysis, while focussing at the same time on economic theory fundaments and quantitative methods applied within business processes. The course teaches a true understanding of all issues concerning innovation management processes in different industrial contexts and analyzes economic models of innovation's diffusion and management assets (strategic, marketing, operations, organizational behaviors) that characterize the innovation's processes of any enterprise and organization. [-]