Masters Programs in Economic Studies

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Economic Studies

A master’s degree involves engaging with concepts that have been introduced in a prior program on a deeper and more specialized level. The master’s is a continuation of a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent.

What is a Master in Economic Studies? It is an advanced degree that focuses on topics of macro and micro economics, finance, principles of industrial organization, public policy and topics in economics and business. The degree is usually one to two years and involves classroom lectures, tests and a master’s thesis. In addition to course requirements, the student may specialize in certain areas of interest.

With a Master in Economic Studies, the graduate has a solid grasp on major topics in finance, economics and business. He or she will be well-versed in concepts as well as practical applications in the corporate world.

The cost of this master’s degree varies according to the institution, the length of the course and other factors. It is possible to apply for financial aid or a loan as well as engage in work study to pay tuition.

After completing a Master in Economic Studies, the graduate can pursue a variety of careers in the business or financial areas. They often work for public and private firms or start their own businesses. Some graduates become entrepreneurs, while others work for consulting firms, non-profit organizations and think tanks. Others work for the government organizations or for academic institutions. A higher degree in the area of business and economics is highly prized by employers and can lead to numerous job opportunities.

You can apply for a Master in Economic Studies at a university or select online learning options. There are many distance learning courses available that fit well into a work schedule. 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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Master in Financial Management

EAE Business School International
Campus Full time 12 months October 2018 Spain Madrid

From a role focused on supervising, implementing and controlling funds relatively initially easy to obtain, the Finance Manager has felt the need to take part in the firms' strategic management, providing value to tackle the scarcity of resources as well as providing planning, negotiating and risk analysis expertise. [+]

Masters in Economic Studies.

In recent years we have had to deal with in a business crisis, as a result of the global financial and economic situation. These circumstances have radically transformed the role of Finance Management in companies.

From a role focused on supervising, implementing and controlling funds relatively initially easy to obtain, the Finance Manager has felt the need to take part in the firms' strategic management, providing value to tackle the scarcity of resources as well as providing planning, negotiating and risk analysis expertise.

There has been a transition from management to adding value in a situation where the economy and financial markets are liberalized, where they are concentrated, and where they offer a wide range of new and innovative products.... [-]


Master of Finance

Rady School of Management
Campus Full time 12 - 15 months September 2018 USA San Diego

The Rady School is in a unique position to offer a Master of Finance that emphasizes quantitative methods, empirical work, and financial econometrics. UC San Diego has a rich tradition in empirical and theoretical econometrics. Some of the most widely-used empirical models developed from the research of UC San Diego faculty. The emphasis on rigorous empirical data-driven methods differentiates the Rady School's Master of Finance from programs specializing in financial engineering. [+]

The STEM Designated Master of Finance program at UC San Diego's Rady School of Management prepares graduates to tackle significant challenges facing the financial sector.

Rady School Master of Finance graduates have secured positions with organizations such as Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase, Altegris, CITIC Securities, Drobny Capital, Rayliant Global Advisors, Gurtin Municipal Bond Management, PhoenixMart, Meritco Services, Dimensional Fund Advisors, UBS, and Stanford University.

The Home of Econometrics

The Rady School is in a unique position to offer a Master of Finance that emphasizes quantitative methods, empirical work and financial econometrics. UC San Diego has a rich tradition in empirical and theoretical econometrics. Some of the most widely-used empirical models developed from the research of UC San Diego faculty. The emphasis on rigorous empirical data-driven methods differentiates the Rady School’s Master of Finance from programs specializing in financial engineering.... [-]


Master’s Programme in Banking and Finance

University of St.Gallen (HSG), School of Management, Economics, Law, Social Sciences and International Affairs
Campus Full time 18 months September 2019 Switzerland St. Gallen

With a challenging curriculum, the Master’s Programme in Banking and Finance (MBF) is one of the leading international finance programmes. A top-tier international faculty in the fields of Financial Markets, Financial Institutions, Corporate Finance and Quantitative Methods offers high-quality education in both theory and application. With its 6th place in the global Financial Times Masters in Finance Ranking 2018, the MBF programme has been ranked among the top finance programmes for six years in a row and ranks number one in Switzerland and in the German-speaking world. [+]

Masters in Economic Studies. With a challenging curriculum, the Master’s Programme in Banking and Finance (MBF) is one of the leading international finance programmes. It ranked 6th in the Financial Times Ranking 2018. In the fields of Financial Markets, Financial Institutions, Corporate Finance and Quantitative Methods, the programme offers high-quality education in both theory and application. It is designed to train our students in the critical reflection of various concepts and approaches prevailing in financial theory and practice. Educational goals The programme’s educational goals encompass three dimensions: 1. Functional dimension An understanding of the function and importance of financial intermediation in the context of the present and future development of economic systems and its integration in the social, legal and political sphere. 2. Instrumental dimension Knowledge of the theory and application of financial markets, characteristics and implementation of modern financial instruments, and the core functions of modern financial management. 3. Institutional dimension Knowledge of the core functions of planning, steering and supervision of financial institutions and their strategic business units. CFA & CAIA programme partnerships The MBF programme is an official programme partner of the CFA Institute and the CAIA Association. The MBF programme covers more than 70 % of the candidate body of knowledge for all three levels of the CFA programme. These partnerships enable the MBF to award CFA and CAIA fellowships each year to outstanding MBF students who embark on the programme. Curriculum: contents and structure The MBF programme has a clear and flexible structure. The core... [-]

MSc in International Accounting and Finance

University of Liverpool Online Programmes
Online Full time 3 - 4 semesters Open Enrollment United Kingdom Liverpool UK Online + 1 more

Enhance your career prospects with a fully online MSc in International Accounting and Finance that is designed to give you an in-depth understanding of the world of international accounting and finance. The programme will help you acquire. [+]

Gain advanced skills for your career with a fully online MSc in International Accounting and Finance that is designed to give you an in-depth understanding of the world of international accounting and finance. The programme will help you acquire the strategic and tactical accounting and management skills needed to measure performance and assure that financial goals are met. Set in the context of a global organisation, the online MSc aims to develop you as an informed decision-maker who understands the dynamics of emerging markets and can assess the accounting approaches best suited to position a global organisation for long-term success.

All online MSc in International Accounting and Finance programmes are offered by the University of Liverpool Management School, an accredited member of AACSB International-The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Only 5% of business schools worldwide have been granted AACSB Accreditation.*... [-]


Master in Insurance & Risk Management

MIB Trieste School of Management
Campus Full time 12 months October 2018 Italy Trieste

The Master Degree is a stimulating and complete master program (full-time, 12 months), providing competencies to advance the career in Insurance, Consultancy & Risk Management. [+]

Master in Insurance & Risk Management

The Master Degree in Insurance & Risk Management is a stimulating and complete master program (full-time, 12 months), providing the managerial and technical competencies to advance the career in insurance, risk management, finance and consulting.The Master has been developed with the direct support of company leaders in Insurance, Finance, and Consulting (Allianz, Generali, KPMG, EY, etc), contributing to its realization from a selection of candidates to defining the curriculum and job placement.

CareersAreas of employment: Insurance, Consulting, Business Advisory, Financial Services, Banking, Risk Management.

Professional Roles: Risk Manager, Underwriter, Actuary, Consultant & Advisor, Financial Analyst, Internal Auditor, Business Analyst.... [-]


Master of Accountancy

University of Denver | Daniels College of Business
Campus Full time Part time 9 - 36 months March 2019 USA Denver + 1 more

The Master of Accountancy program at the Daniels School of Accountancy provides rigorous training in accounting fundamentals with specialties in business valuation, assurance, taxation or information analytics. [+]

A master in accounting: calculated success with immeasurable opportunities.

Start this Fall. Full-tuition scholarships available.

The Master of Accountancy program at the Daniels School of Accountancy provides rigorous training in accounting fundamentals with specialties in business valuation, assurance, taxation or information analytics. Whether your background is in business or liberal arts, customized degree plans ensure graduates have the fundamental business knowledge, practical experience, and accounting skills sought by top employers. The best indicator of the program’s strength is the success of our graduates: Nearly 100 percent of our domestic MAcc graduates accept positions within three months of graduation and many of those job offers stem from internships at top accounting firms, such as PricewaterhouseCoopers, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG and Grant Thornton.... [-]


Master of Financial Analysis

Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick
Campus Full time September 2018 USA New Brunswick

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (Rutgers) is proud to be among only ten CFA Institute Partner Schools in the country to offer a one year Master of Financial Analysis (M.Fin.A) that prepares students to pass the prestigious CFA (chartered financial analyst) exam. [+]

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (Rutgers) is proud to be among only ten CFA Institute Partner Schools in the country to offer a one year Master of Financial Analysis (M.Fin.A.) that prepares students to pass the prestigious CFA (chartered financial analyst) exam.

“The Financial Engineer” has ranked the MFinA at Rutgers the number one Master of Finance program in the New York metropolitan area.

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Master of Accounting

Iowa State University
Campus Full time 2 semesters January 2019 USA Ames

The Master of Accounting program is designed to meet the needs of accountants in public or private accounting focusing on interpreting and analyzing accounting information for decision-making. This program allows undergraduate accounting majors to complete an advanced degree while pursuing the additional hours needed to meet the 150-hour requirement in most states to become a Certified Public Accountant. [+]

The Master of Accounting program is designed to meet the needs of accountants in public or private accounting focusing on interpreting and analyzing accounting information for decision-making. This program allows undergraduate accounting majors to complete an advanced degree while pursuing the additional hours needed to meet the 150-hour requirement in most states to become a Certified Public Accountant. Graduates comply with the Iowa Standards for Certification upon passing the Uniform Certified Public Accounting examination.

Applicants to the program should have a strong academic record. Requirements for admission will generally be:

GPA above a 3.25 (junior/senior GPA will be considered if better than overall). Grades of no worse than a B in all required accounting courses. Completed at least four upper division accounting courses, including Acct 387. Demonstrate strong professional communication skills through the required essays. GMAT score of at least 50th percentile*. GMAT writing of at least 4.5*. ... [-]

Master of Science in Financial Analysis

University of San Francisco - School of Management
Campus Full time Part time 18 - 22 months August 2018 USA San Francisco + 1 more

The Master of Science in Financial Analysis (MSFA) at the University of San Francisco is focused on building expertise in investment analysis and management. [+]

The Master of Science in Financial Analysis (MSFA) program at the University of San Francisco provides a unique combination of academic rigor and practical expertise in quantitative financial analysis and economics. Gain sophisticated training in the areas deemed crucial by the investment management profession as embodied in the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. This graduate program integrates the quantitative training required by the financial profession with a solid grounding in the ethical behavior that underpins financial markets and transactions.

Details Select from 2 program formats: an 18-month full-time program that includes a faculty-led practicum or Wall Street/SEC immersion program. a 22-month part-time program designed for working professionals. Preparation for the CFA exams. Access to Bloomberg Terminals. A wide range of scholarship and financial aid options. Offered at USF's San Francisco Downtown Campus (fall and spring semesters). Accredited by the AACSB, the highest standard of achievement held only by 5% of business schools worldwide. Entry Requirements Official Transcript(s) – Upload copies of transcripts from each accredited college or university attended to the online application. If admitted to the program, instructions for sending official, sealed transcripts will be provided. Required Foundation Courses – Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Accounting, Probability and Statistics, Calculus courses, and knowledge of spreadsheet applications. Résumé – Submit a current résumé demonstrating relevant work experience. Professional MSFA applicants must have a minimum of two years of full-time, post-undergraduate professional experience. Letters of Recommendation – Two letters of recommendation are required. MSFA applicants must submit at least one recommendation from a... [-]

Master in Accountancy

Bentley University - McCallum Graduate School of Business
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Waltham

Technology does the number-crunching. Accountants provide the wide-ranging analysis, insight, and expertise that makes those numbers useful. Originally founded as a school of accounting and finance, Bentley continues to educate technically proficient accountants who enter the workforce with the critical thinking, analytical, and communication skills required in a global business environment. [+]

Technology does the number-crunching. Accountants provide the wide-ranging analysis, insight, and expertise that makes those numbers useful. Originally founded as a school of accounting and finance, Bentley continues to educate technically proficient accountants who enter the workforce with the critical thinking, analytical, and communication skills required in a global business environment.

Sign up for a Webinar - Join us for an interactive hour to learn more about our MS programs in Finance and Accountancy. Hear from admissions officers and current students. Visit: https://admissions.bentley.edu/graduate/events.

Founded as a school of accounting and finance, Bentley continues to educate technically proficient accountants. Equally important, our graduates develop the critical thinking, analytical, and communication skills required in a global business environment.... [-]


Master of Finance

University of Maryland College Park
Campus Full time 9 - 20 months September 2018 USA College Park

In the Smith Master of Science in Business: Finance program, you’ll gain the leading-edge knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in today’s complex and networked world of finance. [+]

Master of Finance

The financial crisis on Wall Street and around the globe has forever changed the way we think about finance. The world of modern finance is now shaped by evolving regulation, globalization and a renewed focus on corporate responsibility. Now more than ever, financial planning and decision making depend on understanding and using the new ideas and tools required in sophisticated financial management. In the Smith Master of Science in Business: Finance program, you’ll gain the leading-edge knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in today’s complex and networked world of finance.

You’ll also learn from some of the best financial minds in the world. Smith finance faculty have held active roles in advising large financial institutions, multinational corporations, and government and multilateral agencies. In addition to prestigious academic journals, their research has also appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and other international business publications.... [-]


Master in International & Sustainable Finance

Business School Lausanne
Campus 18 months September 2018 Switzerland Lausanne

The BSL Master in International and Sustainable Finance (MISF) is a new generation of a master’s program that facilitates a rigorous exploration of finance for a sustainable world. [+]

Program Overview

The BSL Master in International and Sustainable Finance (MISF) is a new generation of a master’s program that facilitates a rigorous exploration of finance for a sustainable world.

You will explore the interdependence between finance and sustainability and will be exposed to the latest thinking on the shared economy, social value, sustainable investing, micro-crediting, and other models beyond finance as usual. You will develop rigorous finance skills and know-how that are valued globally by taking the preparatory courses for the CFA® Level I exam. The CFA® is known as the top professional qualification for finance and investment professionals. You will explore your leadership capacity and will be encouraged to develop the skills and sensibilities for making a meaningful difference in the world. Why Sustainable Finance? ... [-]

Master in Managerial Economics

University of Wroclaw - Faculty of Law, Administration and Economics
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Poland Wrocław

The master's degree is designed for students who expect to pursue a managerial career in business in their home country or abroad. The program provides economic skills and competencies necessary to deal with the management challenges of increasing complexity in the modern economy. [+]

Master in Managerial Economics

This two-year program presumes prior bachelor's level knowledge in economics. The master's degree is designed for students who expect to pursue a managerial career in business in their home country or abroad.

The program provides economic skills and competencies necessary to deal with the management challenges of increasing complexity in the modern economy. Courses cover both traditional and emerging economic fields, including microeconomics, managerial economics, marketing, innovation management, accounting, capital market, competition, industrial and tax policy. The program also includes the problems of international economics and business management on the Global and European Single Market.... [-]


MScF in International Finance

Geneva Business School (GBS)
Campus Full time 18 months September 2018 Switzerland Geneva Spain Barcelona + 2 more

The Master of Science in Finance with a major in International Finance is designed to challenge and develop your understanding of global finance through rigorous training in the conceptual, analytical and empirical intricacies of modern international finance and investment. [+]

The Master of Science in Finance (MSc.F) with a major in International Finance is designed to challenge and develop your understanding of global finance through rigorous training in the conceptual, analytical and empirical intricacies of modern international finance and investment. You will understand the macroeconomic forces that shape the world today, how to assess risk and respond to emerging finance and investment challenges.

Over the course of the program students will: Acquire knowledge of international taxation and estate planning. Learn risk management and gain an in-depth knowledge of insurance companies. Be able to perform a Technical Analysis. Be familiar with Hedge Fund analysis and management. Explore financial statement analysis for executives. Facts Duration: 18 months Credits: 90 ECTS Language: English Intakes: February and September Degree Awarded: Master of Science Major in International Finance Transfer Opportunities: We offer our students the option to transfer for a semester between our Geneva and Barcelona campuses Internships: We provide the access to internship opportunities in international companies and organizations Program ... [-]

Dual Master of Accountancy/Master of Science in MIS

Michael F. Price College of Business, University of Oklahoma
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Norman

The Dual MAcc/MS in MIS is an option for the student who wishes to pursue career options in professional services and consulting firms. Students graduating with this combination of degrees will possess the accounting background necessary for the practice of public accounting and additionally, will have expertise in the MIS area that will facilitate a wide range of career paths in the area of financial information design and evaluation. [+]

The Dual MAcc/MS in MIS is an option for the student who wishes to pursue career options in professional services and consulting firms. Students graduating with this combination of degrees will possess the accounting background necessary for the practice of public accounting and additionally, will have expertise in the MIS area that will facilitate a wide range of career paths in the area of financial information design and evaluation. Following the guidelines for the generic masters degree, the program will jointly count 20 percent or less of the total hours in both degrees. MAcc/MS in MIS (For students with an AACSB Accredited Bachelors)

Prerequisites: (these may be taken at OU or elsewhere.)Math 1503 Elementary Functions Acct 2113 Financial Accounting Acct 2123 Managerial Accounting (prerequisite: Acct 2113) Acct 3113 Intermediate Accounting I (prerequisite: Acct 2123) Acct 3123 Intermediate Accounting II (prerequisite: Acct 3113) Acct 3313 Cost Accounting (prerequisite: Acct 2123) Acct 3603 Income Tax I (prerequisite: Acct 3113) Acct 4543 Auditing (prerequisite: all of the above) 12 hours of core business courses MGT 5083 Organizational Behavior MGT 5053 Production/Operations Analysis ECON 5X33 5733 (Macro/Micro) or 5033 (Managerial) XXX XXX3 Graduate business elective (no MIS or Acct)18 hours of graduate information systems courses MIS 5003 Management Information Systems MIS 5113 Database Design and Application MIS 5203 System Architecture and Design 9 Hours of MIS Graduate Electives15 hours of graduate accounting courses ACCT 6553 Seminar in Accounting Theory 12 Hours of Graduate Accounting Electives9 hours of graduate business electives These may be additional... [-]