Masters Program in Economic Studies in Belgium

Compare Masters Programs in Economic Studies in Belgium 2017/2018

Economic Studies

Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.

Economics and administration is a discipline that focuses on both macro and micro economics. Experts are trained to understand both how individual actions and mass trends affect the economy. Many specialize in particular subject areas such as public policy, business economics and consumer behavior.

 

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Top Master Programs in Economic Studies in Belgium 2017/2018

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Master in Economics - Economic Analysis and European Policy

The Institute for European Studies
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Belgium Brussels

The Master in Economics – Analysis, Policy and Research proposes a rigorous and advanced training in all key economics disciplines, such as microeconomics, macroeconomics, and econometrics. [+]

Organised by the Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management with the label of the Institut d'Etudes européennes.

Curriculum

The Master in Economics – Analysis, Policy and Research proposes a rigorous and advanced training in all key economics disciplines, such as microeconomics, macroeconomics, and econometrics. The training is completed by two seminars (one quantitative, one thematic) and the writing of a master thesis which develops the students’ autonomy and capacity to lead important projects and communicate with others.

The possibility to choose a field of specialization (Financial Economics, Innovation and Markets, International Economics, and Socio-economic policy) provides students with solid expertise to analyse complex economic problems and become skilled decision-makers who can generate innovative solutions in a changing economic world.... [-]


Executive Master in Personal Financial Planning

Antwerp Management School
Campus Part time 2 years September 2017 Belgium Antwerp

In this part-time Executive Master in Personal Financial Planning you will learn to master juridical, fiscal, social and economical aspects relevant for an optimal structuring of capital. Financial independence can only be guaranteed when all domains are tuned to one another. [+]

Executive Master in Personal Financial Planning Personal financial planning is gaining importance on the daily. Wealthy individuals are looking for experts to guide them in structuring their capital both on short-term and long-term more than ever. Financial planning is the preferred method to make statements on building, sustaining and assuring the financial independence of people. In this part-time Executive Master in Personal Financial Planning you will learn to master juridical, fiscal, social and economical aspects relevant for an optimal structuring of capital. Financial independence can only be guaranteed when all domains are tuned to one another. The program is built in a way that you can flexibly follow the whole master course. Your choice: apply for the 2-eyar program or take the modular route. For more information on the modules: see their respective pages: Finance Planner Estate Planner Pension Planner Tax Planner Why follow this program at Antwerp Management School? This is the only accredited Master degree in financial planning in Belgium At the end of the program you are capable to execute the whole trail of structuring income and capital for your client. The modular approach and flexible application allow you to apply immediately and take your available study time in account. Increased possibilities to become one of the coveted FSMA accreditations (FMSA-accredited under the number 500009 A + B in the context of statutory education) This course is acknowledged by the National Chamber of Notaries, IAB, IBR and BIBF (continuous education) Top experts in every subarea Extensive network... [-]

Master of Finance Antwerp / New York City

Antwerp Management School
Campus Full time 12 months August 2018 Belgium Antwerp

A broad range of multinationals and financial institutions (insurance companies, banks, …) require professionals in finance who have masters analytical and practical decision making. The program provides you with a sturdy background in analytical and practical decision making, management skills and a business attitude fit for functions in the financial sector. [+]

Master in Finance

A broad range of multinationals and financial institutions (insurance companies, banks, …) require professionals in finance who have masters analytical and practical decision making.

Why follow this program at Antwerp Management School?

The program provides you with a sturdy background in analytical and practical decision making, management skills and a business attitude fit for functions in the financial sector. It is possible to obtain a Dual Master Degree in Finance in the space of a single year. For 10 months, from September until June, you will be studying at the Antwerp Management School (in Belgium). After successfully completing this, you will be awarded the degree of “Master of Finance” from Antwerp Management School. Subsequently you can go to New York in July & August to take 3 financial courses at Fordham Graduate School of Business in the center of Manhattan. Successfully completing this course will yield the “Master of Science in Global Finance” degree from Fordham Graduate School of Business. ... [-]


Master in Economic and Social Policy - taught in FRENCH

University of Mons
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Belgium Mons

he master’s degree in economic and social policy, representing 120 credits, provides a solid specialist training, enabling effective integration into the public and private spheres. [+]

This program is taught in FRENCH. The master’s degree in economic and social policy, representing 120 credits, provides a solid specialist training, enabling effective integration into the public and private spheres. Profile of the programme The master’s degree in economic and social policy provides advanced training based on solid management fundamentals (economic policy, tax law, public and administrative law, etc.) at both national and European levels, providing a thorough understanding of decision-making, especially in public institutions. The curriculum includes: A first year of 60 credits divided into 20 general education credits (Belgian society and institutions, IPP tax law, internal policy of the European Union, public and administrative law, discrimination analysis), 30 credits in economic and social policy (economic policy, SEC national accounting, sustainable development and production, social economics, social policy and labour economics) and a specialized module of 10 credits (seminars in economic policy and social policy), plus optional language courses. A second year of 60 credits built around a common core of 54 credits (dissertation, internship, local authority finance and accounting, environmental policy and legislation, tax law/VAT/ISoc, employment policies, labour and social security law, education in social action and public procurement legislation), a choice of specialist modules worth 6 credits, plus optional language classes. The curricula offered by the Warocqué School of Business and Economics have been ISO-certified since 2003. This certification, which is identical to that used in the professional world, involves the various stakeholders in a process leading to continuous improvement in the quality of the education... [-]

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. [+]

Best Masters in Economic Studies in Belgium 2017/2018. - 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... [-]

Master in Economic Analysis and European Policy

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

The goals of this programme are to strengthen the knowledge of the students in economics. At the same time, they will get the chance to specialise in a particular field . [+]

Wide range of courses covering all economic fields Advanced training Development of analytical, quantitative and qualitative skills The Master in Economics – Analysis, Policy and Research proposes a rigorous and advanced training in all key economics disciplines, such as microeconomics, macroeconomics, and econometrics. The training is completed by two seminars (one quantitative, one thematic) and the writing of a master thesis which develops the students’ autonomy and capacity to lead important projects and communicate with others. The possibility to choose a field of specialization (Financial Economics, Innovation and Markets, International Economics, and Socio-economic policy) provides students with solid expertise to analyse complex economic problems and become skilled decision-makers who can generate innovative solutions in a changing economic world. This master also offers the possibility to opt for a research-oriented specialization in the second year, which leads to a Ph.D. in economics. Fact Sheet: English (80% to 90%) - French (10% to 20%) depending on the choice of the optional courses International exchange programme opportunities Double degree optional (LUISS Guido Carli) Requirements: TOEFL > 95 GMAT > 650 ECTS grade of B Strong economic and management background [-]

Advanced Master in Financial Markets

Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Campus Full time 1 - 1 year September 2017 Belgium Brussels

Advanced Master in Financial Markets offers an advanced education in finance and in financial markets that is complementary to the curriculum provided in classical graduate programs in finance or economics. [+]

This Advanced Master in Financial Markets offers an advanced education in finance and in financial markets that is complementary to the curriculum provided in classical graduate programs in finance or economics. The master therefore focuses on creating bridges between theory and practice and also the policy and strategic aspects of the current financial landscape. To do so, all courses are given by an exceptional cadre of faculty members - both practitioners and academics. Join the online information sessions on Solvay Advanced Masters next March 21-22-23, 2017! Register at http://coms.solvay.edu/am-online-infosession

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Finance had become much more complex and competitive. There is a massive regulation shift underway. You need a different set of skills to succeed. The best professionals will do even better, whereas the average will stagnate. Finance is increasingly multi-disciplinary. Regulators expect more from financial institutions. Society expects a more ethical financial system. Financial firms are revisiting their business models and the financial world is restructuring. A new relationship is being built between public and private financial flows. The centre of financial power is shifting gradually towards new economies. ... [-]

Advanced Master in Quantitative Finance

Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Campus Full time 1 - 1 year September 2017 Belgium Brussels

A highly challenging one-year programme designed to prepare you for a successful career as a financial professional. [+]

This Advanced Master in Quantitative Finance offers its prospective students an advanced education. Its curriculum consists of a combination of finance, statistics, econometrics, programming and mathematics. This master offers full coverage of financial disciplines such as asset and derivative pricing numerical methods and programming skills. It is oriented to an audience with a quantitative background either by recent education orby professional experience. Join the online information sessions on Solvay Advanced Masters next March 21-22-23, 2017! Register at http://coms.solvay.edu/am-online-infosession

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September 2008 was a turning point in the financial sector, driving it towards new horizons. A shift of paradigm and the emergence of new markets is leading to a radical change in the rules of the game. Complexity is reaching unprecedented levels. And competitiveness is increasing. In this context, financial decision making needs quantitative innovation. Classical modelling techniques are not top performers any longer. New quantitative techniques are needed. Models based on statistics and financial reality. Cutting edge models and methodologies. And last, the financial sector needs ... [-]

Master of Science in Financial Management

United International Business Schools
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 Belgium Antwerp Brussels + 2 more

The MS - Master of Science in Financial Management program is taught in English. Core courses include Financial Statement Analysis, Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis .... [+]

Best Masters in Economic Studies in Belgium 2017/2018. CORE COURSES IN FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT Level 500 GCCFM501 - Financial Statement Analysis (2) GCCFM502 - Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis (2) GCCFM503 - Budgeting (2) GCCFM504 - International Financial Management (2) GCCFM505 - Mathematics of Finance (2) GCCFM506 - Working Capital Management (2) GCCFM507 - Mergers and Acquisitions (2) GCCFM508 - Capital Budgeting (2) Comprehensive Cases in Financial Management (2) Research Project in Financial Management (2) Level 600 Thesis in Financial Management (8) Capstone Project in Financial Management (4) (for Dual Master students only) Admission requirements proficiency in the English language (refer to the admission section for further details) Bachelor degree (or equivalent) No distinction is made between academic or professional Bachelor degrees. Degrees with 180 European credits or 120 American semester credits are considered equivalent. Students who do not hold a business-related Bachelor degree or equivalent may be required to complete an inbound assessment test prior to starting the graduate program, and, depending on the results, earn an additional number of credits in leveling courses from the Pre-Master program in order to be fully prepared for our graduate programs. Students who do not hold a Bachelor degree or equivalent should apply for a Bachelor degree program, or for the Undergraduate Diploma top-up program. Refer to the undergraduate admissions catalog for further details. Students who have 15 or more years of relevant work experience may apply directly for the Pre-Master program and will be required to complete an inbound assessment test prior to starting the... [-]

Masters in Financial Management

Vlerick Business School
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Belgium Brussels Ghent Leuven + 2 more

Join the fast track to a rewarding career in financial management. The Masters in Financial Management (MFM) is your ideal launch pad to a career in the financial services sector or as a financial manager or CFO in an even broader range of companies. [+]

Join the fast track to a rewarding career in financial management. The Masters in Financial Management (MFM) is your ideal launch pad to a career in the financial services sector or as a financial manager or CFO in an even broader range of companies. Get insights from renowned industry experts who combine their academic background with ample business experience. The Investment Research Challenge will put you to the test and have you working around the clock, to come up with a well-considered investment advice. Ranked top 25 in Europe in the Financial Times 2015 rankings: n°10 in Europe value for money n°15 worldwide placement success The only programme in Belgium to be selected as a CFA Partner Programme by the Chartered Financial Analysts Institute (CFA). The programme is run in our Brussels campus in the prestigious Brussels Manhattan Center, right in the vibrant heart of Brussels and within walking distance of the European Quarter. Programme Content The content is progressively built up, starting with the management essentials, before moving on to the core subjects. This ensures that everyone, regardless of study background, masters the basic concepts. Throughout the different modules you will be faced with numerous action-learning challenges and personal development excercises. In the second part of the programme, you will have the opportunity to tailor your curriculum through the boot camp and in-company project . Learning Experience You are a financial specialist – and you want to be the best. The FT ranks us as 10th in all of... [-]

Master of Statistics by Distance Learning

Hasselt University
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 2 years September 2017 Belgium Hasselt Diepenbeek + 2 more

One of the principles we are bearing in mind when setting up the Distance program is to keep it as close to the On-Campus program as possible, not only its content and teaching methods, but also the way of assessing students. [+]

Best Masters in Economic Studies in Belgium 2017/2018. Distance Learning Option From the academic year 2014-2015 onwards, the Master of Statistics will be gradually offered as Distance Learning (DL) Program, next to and in parallel with the on-campus program. Enrolling for the DL Program means that as a student you will take the program from a distance, i.e. from home, workplace or virtually any place with access to the internet. Program In 2014-2015 we offer a program of 30 credits with an equal spread over the first and second semester. As can be seen in the table below, you can take three courses in the first semester between September 2014 and January 2015, and 3 courses in the second semester between February and June 2015. One unit (P-LFD) is a project that runs over both semesters, i.e. between September 2014 and June 2015. The on- and off-campus program will be offered in parallel, synchronized as far as practically feasible, and with maximal flexibility. It will be possible to switch between the on-campus and off-campus programs. The content and learning outcomes within and across courses are identical. In 2015-2016 we plan to offer the full-time program (60 credits) for the first year of the Master program in Distance Learning, as well as part of the second year. In practice the study load has proven to be too heavy to combine the full-time program (60 credits) with a job. Combining a parttime program of 30 credits with a (parttime) job is expected... [-]

Master of Statistics

Hasselt University
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2017 Belgium Hasselt Diepenbeek + 2 more

The Master of Statistics is an international two-year master programme. Individual (Reduced) programmes are possible. Students are free to combine courses from different specializations to create [+]

The need for well-trained biostatisticians, bioinformaticians and epidemiological and public-health scientists is ever increasing, enhanced by the scientific revolution in molecular biology and genetics, its impact on health and the environment, as well as by the availability of ‘big data’ and progress in data science. Hasselt University’s Master of statistics with specializations: Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Epidemiology & Public Health Methodology, keeps abreast of such evolutions. The master programme combines a solid study of principles of applied and biostatistics with up-to-date information on topics such as clinical trials, public health, longitudinal data, survival analysis, genetics, survey methodology, etc. The specialisation in Bioinformatics makes it possible to keep an even closer pace with the more specific professional needs and skills required due to the development of novel experimental techniques in molecular biology and genetics. Hasselt University’s Master of statistics acquired accreditation from the prestigious Royal Statistical Society. Graduates from accredited courses will be granted the society’s professional status of graduate statistician on application. Graduate statistician is a grade of professional membership of the society. It provides formal recognition of an individual’s statistical qualifications. Graduate statisticians will be able to further undertake suitable professional training and experience, normally for at least five years, so as to be eligible to apply for Chartered statistician status. Students can choose between four specialisations: ... [-]

2nd edition Master in Technologies for the Development of EU projects

European Academy for Education and Social Research
Online & Campus Combined Part time 4 months November 2017 Belgium Brussels

It provides the tools needed to become an expert in technologies for the development of the European Projects. [+]

The Master course is structured in six individual courses. Each course includes in-class lectures, workshops and interactive projects work on My Europa platform. The successful conclusion of all courses leads to the Professional Improvement Program that gives to the attendants a chance to put in practice the acquired knowledge, methodologies and techniques in order to develop opportunities for the hosting organisations and the entire community of partners. It is possible to apply for the full master programme or for the single courses. After the successful conclusion of all courses and the final online examination on the eAcademy, the students will obtain the diploma in Technologies for the Development of European projects and the European Projects Association Expert membership. The attendance of a single course leads to a certificate of participation.... [-]