A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.
Economic development is an area of economics that focuses on how countries can enact certain policies to improve the economic and social well-being of its citizens. Students may also learn how countries can improve their international economic standing.
Europe is the sixth largest continent and includes 47 countries and assorted dependencies, islands and territories. It is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the south, Asia to the east, and the Atlantic Ocean to the West.
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The objective of the Master in "Regional development" is to provide advanced training with an interdisciplinary approach and integrating vocation that allows train researchers to develop substantive tasks of research in the field of regional development. [+]
The globalization of the economy and local and regional development are undergoing a major transformation. Moreover, the growing importance of knowledge and innovation in strategies for growth and competitiveness of both companies and the territories, the development of clusters as competitive spatial economic environments, and sustainability as a basic component, raise the need an articulated integration of the region in the processes of globalization.
The objective of the Master in "Regional development" is to provide advanced training with an interdisciplinary approach and integrating vocation that allows train researchers to develop substantive tasks of research in the field of regional development.... [-]
The Master focuses on issues related to development and growth both in developing and emerging countries as well as in the backward areas of developed countries. It also offers some knowledge on planning practices and project management and aims to provide a broad education in international cooperation and economic development, enabling students to acquire the knowledge and critical understanding necessary to make a significant contribution to the management of public and private policies within the international cooperation framework.[+]
The Master focuses on issues related to development and growth both in developing and emerging countries as well as in the backward areas of developed nations. It also offers some knowledge on planning practices and project management and aims to provide a broad education in international cooperation and economic development, enabling students to acquire the knowledge and critical understanding necessary to make a significant contribution to the management of public and private policies within the international cooperation framework. Therefore, the Master graduates will be prepared to manage international cooperation and development projects in different sectors, consistently with their training and experience, within a variety of organizations including International institutions, Public Administration, NGOs, Private companies.... [-]
The PhD in Development Economics is a research degree offered by the Department of Economics, and is also part of the PhD pathway, 'International Development', within the Bloomsbury Doctoral Training Partnership. The latter forms one of the few Centres recognized by the UK's Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), thereby receiving financial support, and especially individual grants, for MSc and PhD students. This PhD pathway is open to applicants whether or not eligible for, or in receipt of, ESRC funding, with ESRC-funded students expected to form a small minority overall. Successful applicants to the MPhil/PhD in Development Economics will normally have a good Master's degree in a relevant subject if entering directly into the MPhil/PhD pathway although each applicant is assessed on merits including work and other experience. [+]
Duration: 3 years full time or 6 years part-time
Entry Requirements: Admission and Thesis Requirements. A good Masters degree in Economics is usually required for registration for the MPhil and PhD research degrees. Students are normally registered for the MPhil degree in the first instance. Once approval of the Student's Supervisory Committee has been received, the student's registration is upgraded to PhD status (and backdated to the commencement of the MPhil registration), usually at the end of the first year of study. The normal period of study for a PhD degree is not less than three years of full-time study. Students if full-time employment or with other significant commitments may register for part-time study, for which the minimum registration period is double that of full-time study. Candidates are expected to present a thesis of no more than 55,000 words for the MPhil, while for the PhD the maximum length is 100,000 words.... [-]
The best reasons to participate in the program. World-class professors from SPbPU and leading European business schools. Unique opportunities for international mobility. Possible semester abroad at academic partners of SPbPU. [+]
!ACQUIN accreditation in accordance with European standards!The best reasons to participate in the program World-class professors from SPbPU and leading European business schools. Unique opportunities for international mobility. Possible semester abroad at academic partners of SPbPU. Double degree options with European universities. A wide range of elective courses for building an individual track based on personal interests. Our capabilities are to provide experience in international management not only of consumer goods but also products for industrial use and high-tech goods. The program represents principles of business education with the content based on the current real-world experience. The program is designed to provide comprehensive knowledge and practical skills to become true managers with high-level of leadership, analytical, cross-cultural and management skills in the field of international business The focus is to impart practical skills of management actions in business development in international markets — by case study, working in cross-cultural teams, business games and computer business simulation, experts’ workshops, visits on enterprises. Double-degree agreements with University of Applied Sciences, Upper Austria, The University of Hannover, Germany Semester abroad in partner universities and business schools practice-oriented approach to education by company representatives participating in the teaching diversified pool of lecturers from top-ranked Universities What sets your program apart from other programs? ... [-]
Master study program is focused on theoretical, methodological and practical aspects of formulation and implementation of strategies and concepts on the development of regions in both socio-economical and environmental consequences. [+]
This „Regional Development“ Master’s degree postgraduate program focuses on „Socio-economic and Environmental Development of Regions“ with a view to providing students with an extensive knowledge of globalization and regionalization processes associated with the sustainable development of regions, economic contexts of regional development, environmental conditions and issues of natural resources, social and cultural conditions and relationships in regional development and regional, geographic, demographic and administrative issues, importance and use of cultural heritage for regional development, as well as methods of organization and management in public administration, local government and in business activities.... [-]
This programme provides students with the relevant skills in human resource management and consulting, which will enable them to help employers make decisions that meet both their employees’ and organisation’s needs [+]
Personnel costs are significant, and it is critical that organisations understand their employees’ abilities, skills, and motivations, so that they can develop and implement value-creating strategies.The MSc in Human Resources Management focuses on the theories and methods of effective human resource management, in order to develop structured and principled insights regarding effective strategic and operational human resource management. In comparison to many other HR programmes, the MSc at SDU provides graduates with the skills needed to analyse the human resources of the firm, from both a behavioural and economic perspective.Students will develop the theoretical and practical skills needed to manage functions and projects in human resource management, and will be able to think in principled ways about the key policies and choices of recruiting and retaining talent, as well as how to apply their skills in the design of policies and programmes.The programme is particularly suitable for students who want to pursue a career in the field of human resource management.Compulsory Courses 1st Semester • Human Resource Management• Advanced Management Principles• Foundations of Organisation2nd Semester• Leadership and Organizational Communication• Personnel Economics• Research Seminar in Advanced Strategy and Organization TheoryCareer OpportunitiesThe MSc programme in Human Resource Management provides students with an excellent foundation for a variety future career opportunities. The competencies obtained during the MSc can be used in a number of HR-related careers including: • Human Resource Co-ordinator• Human Resource Specialist • Human Resource Management• Corporate Communication Manager• Business ConsultantWhether you want a career as self-employed HR specialist, or as... [-]