Master's Program in Economic Studies in Asia

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Economic Studies

A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.

Economics and administration is a hybrid field in which professionals are trained in both macro and micro economics. Analysis of history and understanding economic principles, along with knowledge of finance, public policy and business topics arm experts in making short and long term recommendations.

 

Asia is the world's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the eastern and northern hemispheres. It covers 8.7% of the Earth's total surface area and comprises 30% of its land area.

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Masters in Islamic Finance Practice

INCEIF The Global University of Islamic Finance
Online Campus Full time Part time January 2019 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur + 1 more

The Masters in Islamic Finance Practice (MIFP) programme is a postgraduate course aimed at producing industry practitioners with global insight, holistic knowledge and cutting-edge expertise in Islamic Finance. MIFP can be done Face-to-Face or Online. [+]

MIFP is accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA), and is designed by renowned international thought leaders, academicians and experts from both conventional and Shariah financial fields, ensuring that scholars graduate with a working knowledge of both disciplines.

The course modules cover a wide range of critical topics ranging from wealth management, banking and investment to financial services, ethics and governance.

The programme provides students with a comprehensive and practical understanding of Islamic economics, finance and Shariah as well as the environment in which Islamic Finance players operate within.

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Master of Professional Accounting (MPA)

Singapore Management University
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months August 2018 Singapore

SMU MPA is a graduate qualification that has received accreditation from various global professional bodies (ISCA, CPA [+]

SMU MPA is a graduate qualification that has received accreditation from various global professional bodies (ISCA, CPA Australia, ICAA, ICAEW, CIMA, SAC and AACSB). The MPA curriculum offers academic rigour and first-hand industry knowledge and is taught by a world-class faculty with significant industry experience. The MPA appeals to two main groups of aspirants – non-accounting graduates who wish to join the accounting profession, and those who require accounting knowledge in their expanded or future roles. MPA graduates are well sought after in areas of accounting, taxation, auditing and consulting in both the public and private sectors.

Admission Requirements Applicants must demonstrate good prior academic performance in an undergraduate degree from a recognised institution of higher learning. Applicants must have sufficient background in Mathematics/Calculus. GMAT is compulsory for all applicants. More information about GMAT is available at the GMAT website. Candidates should take the GMAT as soon as possible. The results should be sent directly from Educational Testing Service (ETS) to SMU (code for SMU MPA: F8D-3B-56). If the official GMAT scores are not ready yet, candidates may submit their MPA application using the unofficial scores and submit the official results later. Applicants with post-undergraduate working experience will have an added advantage. - Shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview by members of the MPA Admission Panel. For international students, telephone interviews will be conducted if they are not in Singapore. Applicants must show proficiency in the English language. Applicants whose Undergraduate medium of instruction was not in English,... [-]

Master of Finance

Hult International Business School
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 USA Boston San Francisco United Kingdom London United Arab Emirates Dubai China Shanghai New York Cambridge + 9 more

Hult’s one-year Master of Finance equips you with the foundation necessary to tackle the complex world of corporate financial management. Learn both the language of business and the tactical financial skills needed to make an impact in corporate finance and accounting. [+]

Pursue a career in corporate finance and make an impact within a multinational company.

Hult’s one-year Master of Finance equips you with the foundation necessary to tackle the complex world of corporate financial management. Learn both the language of business and the tactical financial skills needed to make an impact in corporate finance and accounting.

Locations

Start your program in Boston and have the option to rotate to up to two other Hult campuses for your electives as part of our Global Campus Rotation.

Your Master of Finance at a glance

Who is this program for?

Candidates who have recently graduated from university or college, as well as individuals with up to three years of work experience who want to launch a career in the finance function of multinational companies.... [-]


Master of Finance - Investment Management

Faculty of Business, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years Open Enrollment Hong Kong Kowloon

The full-time day-time Master of Finance – Investment Management (FT MoF-IMM) program aims to provide degree graduates who would like to specialize in investment management, particularly those with no or little work experience, with a combination of solid finance concepts and up-to-date industry know-how. Furthermore, the program prepares students for the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) examination. [+]

Master of Finance - Investment Management (IMM)

The full-time day-time Master of Finance – Investment Management (FT MoF-IMM) program aims to provide degree graduates who would like to specialize in investment management, particularly those with no or little work experience, with a combination of solid finance concepts and up-to-date industry know-how. Furthermore, the program prepares students for the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) examination.

Program Outcomes

On completion of the FT MoF-IMM program, graduates will be able to:

understand conceptual frameworks drawn from Accounting, Risk Management, Economics, Quantitative Method and Law to the analysis of investment and corporate finance issues. solve asset management/corporate finance problems as they present themselves in real-life situations. formulate financial strategies and policies. envision possible outcomes on financial and strategic recommendations, and to evaluate the performance in a relevant and effective way. ... [-]

MA in Economics

International School Of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Georgia Tbilisi

ISET's MA program in Economics was launched in fall 2006 as a graduate program at Tbilisi State University. The program takes students through a challenging, two-year curriculum, comparable in content and quality to the first two years of study in reputable Ph.D. programs in North America and Western Europe. All courses are taught in English by highly-qualified international faculty. [+]

ISET's MA program in Economics was launched in fall 2006 as a graduate program at Tbilisi State University. The program takes students through a challenging, two-year curriculum, comparable in content and quality to the first two years of study in reputable Ph.D. programs in North America and Western Europe. All courses are taught in English by highly-qualified international faculty.

Our faculty is diverse, comprising resident professors with Ph.D.s from universities such as Columbia University, Hebrew University and the University of Pennsylvania, and regular visitors who are world leaders in their fields, including several Fellows of the Econometric Society. The entire faculty is committed to helping students design individual study plans, supervising their thesis research, and supporting their applications for both professional jobs and Ph.D. studies abroad. The quality of research and teaching at ISET is guaranteed by the International Faculty Committee, which brings together the ISET faculty and prominent academics from around the world.... [-]


Master of Finance

BFSU Solbridge International School of Business
Campus 2 years September 2018 China Beijing

BFSU’s Master of Finance degree is a multiregional program. It will introduce you to the international financial marketplace. This program is designed for international students who are interested in China’s financial industry in the era of globalization. Also, it is designed for students who are interested in China’s financial institutes overseas but need to further knowledge of finance and the operational management skills of global financial institutes. Students will gain language skills through multi-selective language courses and actual finance knowledge from internship opportunities. [+]

Finance(MF)

BFSU’s Master of Finance degree is a multiregional program. It will introduce you to the international financial marketplace. This program is designed for international students who are interested in China’s financial industry in the era of globalization. Also, it is designed for students who are interested in China’s financial institutes overseas but need to further knowledge of finance and the operational management skills of global financial institutes. Students will gain language skills through multi-selective language courses and actual finance knowledge from internship opportunities.

Core courses Corporate Finance Financial Statement Analysis International Finance Corporate Finance of Global Company Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions Business French/Spanish/English/Chinese Regional Culture (Europe/South Asia/Islam/Latin America/China) Regional Finance Practice (Europe/South Asia/Islam/Latin America/China) Cross-culture Communication International Financial Legal Environment Study Duration ... [-]

Master in International Finance

Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia Moscow

The International Finance Faculty (MFF) provides training for bachelors and masters in the field of preparation "Economics". Upon completion of the training, students receive a diploma of the state standard of the Finance University under the Government of the Russian Federation, and also have the opportunity to obtain a diploma from one of the prestigious Western partner universities. [+]

The International Finance Faculty (MFF) provides training for bachelors and masters in the field of preparation "Economics". Upon completion of the training, students receive a diploma of the state standard of the Finance University under the Government of the Russian Federation, and also have the opportunity to obtain a diploma from one of the prestigious Western partner universities.

IFP prepares students of the faculty for professional work in the financial and economic divisions of organizations of various industries and forms of ownership, in state bodies in posts requiring basic higher economic education. The graduate of the faculty will be able to carry out analytical, organizational (administrative) and educational (teaching) activities in the following areas of the economy: functioning markets, financial and information flows, production and research processes carried out at enterprises (firms) of any form of ownership, in educational, research and other organizations, as well as within the government.... [-]


Executive Master in Financial Management

ESA Business School - Ecole Supérieure des Affaires
Campus Full time 16 months October 2018 Lebanon Beirut Netherlands Rotterdam + 2 more

Train finance professionals to master and deepen their knowledge of the necessary theories and tools for the evolution of their functions. [+]

XFM: Executive Master in Financial Management

Specialized curriculum in Finance

Target: Holder of a university degree

Minimum experience: 3 years

Language: English

Objective

Train finance professionals to master and deepen their knowledge of the necessary theories and tools for the evolution of their functions.

An international diploma

The Executive Masters in Financial Management is a joint program by ESA Business School and SBA Bocconi, School of Management.

Course structure

Duration: 16 months

Organization of courses: once a month - Thursday, Friday and Saturday

Schedule: from 9.00 A.M. to 6.00 P.M.

Fees

Tuition: 19500 USD

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Master of Economics Program

Peking University HSBC Business School (PHBS)
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 China Shenzhen

PHBS Master of Economics is a two year and full-time program, culminating in a final thesis, which focuses on a core curriculum in economic theory and applications, and in which international students learn alongside Chinese peers in an environment of cross-cultural dialogue. [+]

Located in the thriving entrepreneurial city of Shenzhen, China, and immediately adjacent to the financial hub of Hong Kong, Peking University HSBC Business school (PHBS) brings Peking University’s historical presence to the country’s south and lies at the very heart of one of the world's most promising and dynamic metropolitan areas. Few other regions in China offer a more suitable setting for an institution destined to become this country's foremost graduate business school.

PHBS Master of Economics is a two year and full-time program, culminating in a final thesis, which focuses on a core curriculum in economic theory and applications, and in which international students learn alongside Chinese peers in an environment of cross-cultural dialogue.... [-]


Master of Chinese Economy

Renmin University
Campus Full time September 2018 China Beijing

The goal of the Master of Chinese Economy (MACE) program is to provide overseas students with two years of analytical training focused on economic development in China, they provide students with a platform to develop the critical thinking skills and knowledge necessary to become experts at analyzing China’s economy and policies. After graduation, graduates will be able to work in China in various areas such as multinational corporations. [+]

Program Description

The goal of the Master of Chinese Economy (MACE) program is to provide overseas students with two years of analytical training focused on economic development in China, they provide students with a platform to develop the critical thinking skills and knowledge necessary to become experts at analyzing China’s economy and policies. After graduation, graduates will be able to work in China in various areas such as multinational corporations. Financial institutions, government agencies, or academic organizations.

All courses offered in this program are taught in ENGLISH by qualified faculty approved by the graduate school at RUC.

Faculty members have a diverse background and most of them have been trained at some of the most prestigious academic institutions in the world and have impressive lists of publications and academic achievements. Each student in the program conducts research in his/her area of particular interest under the guidance of an RUC faculty member.... [-]


Master in International Corporate Finance

Plekhanov Russian University of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years Russia Moscow

The program takes the first place among the master's programs of Eastern Europe according to the version of the international accreditation agency Eduniversal. The program is taught entirely in English. Students are given the opportunity to study at foreign partner universities through the programs of the Double Diploma or exchange. Students in the learning process use the MS Project software, the ProBusiness business simulator, the use of the Rosstat databases, Thomson Reuters, webinars, Statistica, review. [+]

Description of the program

The program takes the first place among the master's programs of Eastern Europe according to the version of the international accreditation agency Eduniversal. The program is taught entirely in English. Students are given the opportunity to study at foreign partner universities through the programs of the Double Diploma or exchange. Students in the learning process use the MS Project software, the ProBusiness business simulator, the use of the Rosstat databases, Thomson Reuters, webinars, Statistica, EView.

Among the students enrolled in the program, 6% are foreign citizens. A double diploma agreement was concluded with the business school of the Lappeenranta University of Technology LUT Business School (Finland) and the IESEG School of Management (France).... [-]


Double Degree Master in Globalization and World Economics

Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne - Sorbonne School of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 France Paris China Shanghai + 2 more

This program aims to provide a cutting-edge education in Economics at the master level. It trains both Chinese and non-Chinese economists who will become key experts in Euro-Chinese economic relations. [+]

Objectives

Beginning in 2008, the faculties of Panthéon Sorbonne and Fudan University, which are among the leading Economics Departments in their respective countries, have joined efforts to organize an innovative international Double Degree Master program in Economics, specialized in Globalization and World Economy. This program aims to provide a cutting-edge education in Economics at the master level. It trains both Chinese and non-Chinese economists who will become key experts in Euro-Chinese economic relations. Participants benefit from a diverse cultural and study environment as they spend the 1st year in Paris and the 2nd year in Shanghai with classmates from around the world.

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Master in Islamic Banking and Finance

Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University
Online & Campus Combined Full time 3 semesters September 2018 United Arab Emirates Dubai

The Master of Islamic Banking and Finance program seeks to educate and train learners in the specialist areas of Islamic banking, Islamic Finance, Shari`ah, Islamic Economics, Islamic Financial Contracts. [+]

Islamic banking is considered to be most notable innovation in the banking sector in recent years. Islamic products and portfolios offer a viable alternative mode for investment and finance in recent years. The Islamic finance industry has experienced a remarkable growth during the past two decades. At present, more than 350 Islamic banks and financial institutions are operating in over 60 countries in different regions including Middle East, Europe, America, South Asia, Far East, Africa and Australia. The current size of global Islamic finance industry assets is approaching US$1 trillion and is expected to reach US$4 trillion by 2020.

The Master of Islamic Banking and Finance program seeks to educate and train learners in the specialist areas of Islamic banking, Islamic Finance, Shari`ah, Islamic Economics, Islamic Financial Contracts, and Products Development, Accounting for Islamic Financial Transactions, Risk Management in Islamic Financial Markets and Institutions, Islamic Corporate Governance and Legal and Regulatory issues in Islamic Banking and Finance. The Master of Islamic Banking and Finance program will explore theoretical concepts and share regional best practices using case studies.... [-]


Master in Finance

Taylor’s University
Campus Full time Part time 18 - 60 months July 2018 Malaysia Subang Jaya + 1 more

With Master in Finance (MFin), you will gain comprehensive training and highly marketable skills towards a privileged position in the finance industry. Master in Finance provides our postgraduate students with a solid understanding of financial management principles and their application to corporate financial policy, as well as financial markets. [+]

Gain a competitive edge through in-depth training and applied knowledge With Master in Finance (MFin), you will gain comprehensive training and highly marketable skills towards a privileged position in the finance industry. Master in Finance provides our postgraduate students with a solid understanding of financial management principles and their application to corporate financial policy, as well as financial markets. Our Master in Finance students will be equipped with the appropriate skills to analyse and interpret developments in financial practice.The programme aims to enhance graduate capabilities through: Extensive applications of finance theories Detailed knowledge of the operations and activities of financial markets A practical and career-oriented programme Enhanced knowledge of financial management principles and application to corporate financial policy A thorough understanding of financial markets An applied knowledge of various specialised aspects of the finance industry The Master in Finance programme is normally completed in 18 months of part-time study and the maximum time permitted for completion is 5 years. This programme is designed to provide students with the flexibility of working full-time while being able to complete a postgraduate qualification without disrupting their current employment. Who should apply? Open to those interested to pursue a career in the finance industry and who have studied finance in their undergraduate studies. Graduates of our master’s programme in Finance will have the capabilities to work in professional settings by applying the skills and specialised financial knowledge they gain throughout their course of study. [-]

Master in Statistics (STAT)

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Campus 3 semesters September 2018 Saudi Arabia Thuwal

The Statistics (STAT) program educates students to analyze and model complex real-world problems arising in modern Statistical Data Science. Two degrees are offered: the M.S. degree (under either a Thesis or a Non-Thesis option) and the Ph.D. degree. Admission to one degree does not guarantee transfer to another. All students in the M.S. and Ph.D. programs are guided by a Faculty Advisor to develop their program of study. [+]

About the Program

The Statistics (STAT) program educates students to analyze and model complex real-world problems arising in modern Statistical Data Science. Two degrees are offered: the M.S. degree (under either a Thesis or a Non-Thesis option) and the Ph.D. degree. Admission to one degree does not guarantee transfer to another. All students in the M.S. and Ph.D. programs are guided by a Faculty Advisor to develop their program of study.

Assessment

Students are admitted to KAUST from a wide variety of programs and backgrounds. In order to facilitate the design of an appropriate study plan for each individual student, all admitted students are required to take a written assessment exam when they arrive on Campus. The exam will focus on mathematics and basic sciences. The purpose of the assessment is to determine whether students have mastered the prerequisites for undertaking graduate-level courses taught in the program. The Academic Advisor works with admitted students to develop a study plan if needed. Students are encouraged to prepare for the assessment by refreshing the general knowledge gained from their undergraduate education before arriving at KAUST. The remedial study plan requirements must be satisfactorily completed, in addition to the University degree requirements.... [-]