Masters Programs in International Economics

Compare 68 Masters Programs in International Economics

International Economics

With the advances in information and transportation technologies over the last several decades, goods and services are traveling across borders faster and more efficiently than ever before. It has become increasingly difficult to anticipate the changes to markets caused by this activity. That is why the highly developed analytical skills of those with a Master in International Economics are needed in government and industry.

What is a Master in International Economics? It is an advanced degree that enhances the understanding of economic activity specifically related to international trade. It further develops the theoretical understanding of micro and macroeconomics to find solutions to problems associated with the movement of goods across geographic and political borders. Topics of study include trade policy, taxation and currency exchange rates. Some programs also provide coursework related to economic development and the impact trade has on emerging economies.

Graduates are equipped with the analytical skills and abilities to evaluate market conditions and make policy recommendations. These students have more than just advanced critical thinking abilities. They are also armed with the theoretical and historic knowledge of international trade issues. They are able to provide comprehensive analysis of problems. Students learn to use software tools to gather and evaluate sets of data. Many programs also improve communication skills through advanced writing and presentation projects.

The cost of a Master in International Economics varies. Students should contact the admission department of their chosen institution for detailed information regarding fees and tuition.

Graduates often find employment in government or commercial sectors. Research positions and analyst jobs are common. International companies value the skills and abilities of these graduates, and it is possible to find work abroad. Governments need these students to evaluate the effects of tariffs, quotas and trade agreements. Many of these programs prepare students to seek higher levels of education, and some may eventually find work as professors in college universities.

It is important to start researching options as soon as possible. While many may prefer to attend a traditional style university, online coursework is also available for those with scheduling or geographic difficulties. 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's in Economics

NHH Norwegian School of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Norway Bergen

Degree: MSc in Economics and Business Administration [+]

Degree: MSc in Economics and Business Administration ECTS credits: 120 Duration: two years The programme will give you the skills to analyse markets and industries and the economic challenges facing private business, public institutions and the development in countries and regions. It will provide you with important perspectives for understanding an increasingly globalised economy. Understanding economic mechanisms is vital for the success of business and the design of public policy and this master’s programme offers a thorough and comprehensive education in economic theory and econometrics. You will be equipped to analyse core economic questions such as:

What are the effects of the financial crisis? Why are some mergers not profitable? Is taxing wealth a good idea? How fast should oil resources be exploited? ... [-]


Master of Economics Program

Peking University HSBC Business School (PHBS)
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 China Shenzhen

The Master of Economics program focuses on a core curriculum in economic theory and applications. [+]

Peking University HSBC Business School, one of the newest and most promising business schools in China, is proud of its accomplishments in the area of graduate education. The Master of Economics program focuses on a core curriculum in economic theory and applications. This is a two year, full-time program in which international students learn alongside Chinese peers in an environment of cross-cultural dialogue. All courses are instructed exclusively in English, as is all academic support provided by faculty, TAs, and staff members. The faculty members of this program have earned their PhD degrees from top-ranked universities over the world.  *The Masters of Economics program curriculum is very quantitative based and therefore requires students to have a very high level of mathematical skills.  It is recommended that students who apply for this program have an undergraduate degree in a related or quantitative field such as economics, finance, mathematics, engineering, etc. Program Objectives This program aims to educate a group of graduate students by equipping them with a solid theoretical foundation in economics, teaching them to carry out research and analysis independently, and instructing them on the most pressing economic issues of today. Degree Requirements   To obtain the Master of Economics degree from Peking University HSBC School of Business, students are required to fulfill 54 credits (including 7 required courses, 8 major elective courses and 2 general elective courses), complete 2 required courses that do not count credits (Mathematics and a Graduate Thesis Seminar) and complete a Master’s thesis and thesis defense.... [-]

Master in International Economics and Business

Nankai University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 China Tianjin

IEB focus is on understanding the globalised world economy and China's increasing role as one of the dominant influencers. [+]

Masters in International Economics. The globalisation of the world economy and the increase in competition among businesses has created a need for highly skilled economists able to work in complex business environments. More and more companies are looking for employees to have experience of China, whether it is through employment, the development of language skills or academic studies. The programmes are designed and delivered by top-class professors with international work and study experience and incorporate international business perspectives – while bringing specific detailed focus on the growing Chinese economy. This innovative Master’s programme is designed to provide you with a general training in economics, while enabling specialisation in the areas of international business in relation to China’s economy. WHAT WILL I STUDY? Modules will include: - Managerial Economics - China’s foreign trade - Transnational investment and management - Chinese language oral communication - International settlement and financing - Intercultural communication and management - International Business KEY COURSE FACTS Start Date: September 2017 Course Length: 2 years English Language Entry Requirement: IELTS: 6.0 or equivalent. Academic Requirement: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and have previously studies one or more economic related module HOW TO APPLY: - Completed application form, signed by the student. - Copy(s) of relevant academic certificates and transcripts in English. - Copy(s) of English language certificates in English. - A copy of your passport. [-]

International Masters in Economy, State and Society (IMESS)

Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University (FSV UK)
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Czech Republic Prague

The International Masters in Economy, State and Society (IMESS) is a leading two-year double degree Master's programme in comparative area studies, which focuses on developing in-depth knowledge and understanding of Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe, the Baltics, Russia, the Caucasus and Central Asia. [+]

The International Masters in Economy, State and Society (IMESS) is a leading two-year double degree Master's programme in comparative area studies, which focuses on developing in-depth knowledge and understanding of Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe, the Baltics, Russia, the Caucasus and Central Asia. IMESS offers three discipline-based tracks – Economics and Business; Politics and Security; and Nation, History and Society and includes a spine of interdisciplinary training and language tuition, leading to an extended research-based dissertation. The first year of the programme is spent at the coordinating university, School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College of London (UCL) – one of the top twenty global universities – with the second year spent at one of theleading universities from Eastern Europe - Charles University (Czech Republic), Corvinus University of Budapest (Hungary), Helsinki University (Finland), Jagiellonian University (Poland), University of Tartu (Estonia) and Higher School of Economics (Russia). Description of the entrance examination and evaluation criteria Applications for admission to the IMESS study programme need to be filed with the UCL. Conditions for admission Applications for admission to the IMESS study programme need to be filed with the UCL. Information on the exercise of graduates Successful graduates will be given a double degree (UCL and one selected university) and a diploma supplement issued by the IMESS consortium. Graduates of the programme have taken leadership positions in distinguished private and public sector organisations (including in the IMF, EBRD, Risk Control, banks and financial institutions, diplomacy and media, civil service, self-employment) and... [-]

Doing Business In Africa Program

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

Doing Business In Africa Program (DBAP) is a program designed by Strathmore Business School (SBS) to provide executives with a unique exposure to the African continent by providing practical skills and knowledge required to successfully operate and grow a business on the African continent. The in-depth curriculum draws from SBS’ experience of the case study methodology, lectures, industry guests’ sessions and syndicate group discussions. [+]

Masters in International Economics. Africa’s economic growth outlook has come into sharp focus recently but while it is the boundless opportunities in natural resources that are currently driving this renewed interest, Africa’s billion-strong population, mostly youthful and increasingly urbanised, will translate into a booming consumer and labour market in the near future. Doing Business In Africa Program (DBAP) is a program designed by Strathmore Business School (SBS) to provide executives with a unique exposure to the African continent by providing practical skills and knowledge required to successfully operate and grow a business on the African continent. The in-depth curriculum draws from SBS’ experience of the case study methodology, lectures, industry guests’ sessions and syndicate group discussions. DBAP aims to demystify the African continent and help global executives have a deeper understanding of what is driving the economic activities therein. Key Focus Areas Long associated with a reliance on foreign aid, Africa now boasts higher returns on investment than any other region in the world, many of which are going through periods of economic stagnation or even recession. Africa’s aggregate income is projected to increase by above 4.5 per cent p.a. into the near future. The International Monetary Fund estimates that the continent will have the world’s fastest-growing economy during the next five years. Trade between Africa and the rest of the world increased by 200 per cent between the years 2000 and 2011 as a result of increased exports from various sectors in many African economies. The economic growth is... [-]

Master's Programme in Economics

Umeå University, Umeå School of Business and Economics
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Sweden Umeå

Umeå University, Umeå School of Business and Economics Master´s Program in Economics About the programme A growing need for knowledge in economics is a feature of an ever-evolving society [+]

Umeå University, Umeå School of Business and Economics Master´s Program in Economics About the programme A growing need for knowledge in economics is a feature of an ever-evolving society. The Master's Program in Economics seeks both to broaden the content of the undergraduate program and to provide students with essential tools for advanced studies and a career as an economist. The faculty members teaching and supervising in the Master's Program in Economics have strong standing in the international research community and good connections to authorities and firms. Students completing the Master's Program in Economics may apply to our Ph.D. program. Since the program is a research oriented program based on the PhD-program, many of the courses are transferable to the doctoral level. The program starting fall 2015 offer two new profiles in addition to the general profile: - Environmental- and resource economics - Health Economics Within the scope of CERE and with our partners at Swedish University of Agricultural Science we have created a profile in Environmental- and resource economics and together with the Faculty of Medicine we can offer a profile in Health Economics. If you chose to study the general profile you have good opportunities for exchange studies or internships in Sweden or abroad. No matter what your choice is, it will be a great experience and good to have on your CV! [-]

MA in Economics

International School Of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 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... [+]

Masters in International Economics. 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 PhDs 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 PhD 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. How is the program structured? In the first year, all students take the same four economics courses (Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Statistics/Econometrics, and Mathematics for Economists), plus supplementary English/Academic Writing courses taught at three different levels for the whole duration of first year. In the second year, students are given the possibility to draw up an individual plan of elective courses. These electives are taught by highly-qualified and internationally-recognized resident and visiting faculty. They cover a wide spectrum of fields like energy economics, environmental economics, labor economics, resource economics, experimental economics, industrial organization,... [-]

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. [+]

- 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 topical courses. This research master... [-]

Master in Economics

Nova School of Business and Economics
Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2017 Portugal Lisbon

The Nova SBE Masters in Economics provides a unique learning experience that combines state-of-the-art theoretical and empirical techniques with a hands-on approach to real-life policy issues. The program is focused on the development and acquisition of the tools required for applied policy analysis, including econometric and numerical software, as well as modern econometric techniques for the evaluation of policy interventions. [+]

Masters in International Economics. The Nova SBE Masters in Economics provides a unique learning experience that combines state-of-the-art theoretical and empirical techniques with a hands-on approach to real-life policy issues. The program is focused on the development and acquisition of the tools required for applied policy analysis, including econometric and numerical software, as well as modern econometric techniques for the evaluation of policy interventions. The program is notable for the close interaction students have with teachers, participation in research projects and field work in Portugal and abroad, as well as the possibility to take part in exciting consulting projects. Through a careful balance of mandatory courses, electives, specializations, skill modules and international tracks, the program has been carefully designed to ensure that students learn by doing, whilst also providing them with the essential concepts and skills required to succeed in the field, both during their studies and in the working world after graduation. Mandatory Courses Microeconomic Analysis Macroeconomic Analysis Econometrics Microeconometrics or Macroeconometrics STATA Module Electives Advanced Industrial Organization Behavioral Economics and Finance Competition Policy Development Economics Economic Regulation Economics of Agriculture and Environment Economics of Education Economics of Health and Healthcare Empirical Macroeconomics Environmental Policy European Economy Financial Crisis in History Fiscal Policy and Stabilization Game Theory Global Energy Markets Globalization and Governance History of Economic Analysis International Trade Labor Economics Macroeconomic Theory Macrofinance Numerical Methods and MatLab Policy Evaluation Political Economy Poverty: Concepts and Challenges Public Finance Seminar on Current Economic and Financial Issues Sustainable Growth Tools for... [-]

Master in Arts and Culture Studies with a specialisation in Cultural Economics and Entrepreneurship

Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Netherlands Rotterdam

In this top-ranked programme, you will acquire a solid background in cultural economics and research methods. You will learn about the latest developments in economic thought related to art markets and creative industries, and you deal with cutting-edge approaches to cultural entrepreneurship. [+]

Master in Arts and Culture Studies with a specialisation in Cultural Economics and Entrepreneurship Why choose Cultural Economics and Entrepeneurship in Rotterdam? In today’s cultural sector, creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship are key. This holds for creators as well as for those who are involved with art and culture behind the scenes. Do you want to develop new and well-founded ideas on how to produce, sustain and disseminate creative works? Do you want to distinguish yourself as a leading thinker at the crossroads between art and economics? Do you want to make better decisions for your own career in arts and culture? Then the Master’s programme Cultural Economics and Entrepreneurship is perfect for you. In this top-ranked programme, you will acquire a solid background in cultural economics and research methods. You will learn about the latest developments in economic thought related to art markets and creative industries, and you deal with cutting-edge approaches to cultural entrepreneurship. In seminars, workshops and during fieldtrips you will apply what you learn to actual cases. Students regularly participate in organising events in our department, gaining practical experience. You finalise the one year Master’s programme with a thesis, in which you pursue a topic of your choice, and you develop the skills to conduct your own research. About the specialisation: Cultural Economics and Entrepreneurship Our programme is unique in its approach. Other than arts management programmes, we put a greater emphasis on theory and original empirical research, and on cultural economics. The skills we will practice... [-]

Master in European Economic Governance (MEEG)

LUISS School of European Political Economy
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 Italy Rome

The Master in European Economic Governance (MEEG) aims to train full-fledged economists and experts in the field of European regulation and policy. Technical and analytical competencies acquired through the program are intended to form professionals with a comprehensive understanding of the European regulatory framework, who are adept at managing relations between national institutions, companies, and European institutions. [+]

Masters in International Economics. The Master in European Economic Governance (MEEG) aims to train full-fledged economists and experts in the field of European regulation and policy. Technical and analytical competencies acquired through the program are intended to form professionals with a comprehensive understanding of the European regulatory framework, who are adept at managing relations between national institutions, companies, and European institutions. Almost all big and medium-sized firms operating within EMU member states entertain stable and continuous interactions with key European institutions. These interactions are often hindered by insufficient knowledge of the regulatory framework on the side of firms. On the flipside, European institutions often fail to factor in technical and country-specific instruments, causing them to inadequately assess the impact of their regulatory framework on the private sector. MEEG aims at training professionals who can see the complete picture and act as a vital link between national institutions, companies, and European institutions. After one year, MEEG students will earn an international master's degree (Master di II livello) in Economics. The master’s program is divided into two terms. The first term focuses on providing essential analytical and macroeconomic tools, as well as an overview of the historical development and legal evolution of the EU and EMU. In the second term, courses concentrate on the internal market of the EU and related key regulatory issues, such as the regulation of banking and capital markets, corporate governance, consumer protection, energy, and the environment. In order to get the most out of these courses, students... [-]

Master in International Economics

Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Netherlands Rotterdam

Do you see yourself in an international economic and business environment? Do you seek the challenge of a high-level practice-oriented education to realise your ambitions? The International Economics programme presents you with a wide range of topical global economic issues. [+]

Master in International Economics Are you ready to conquer the world of International Economics? Do you see yourself in an international economic and business environment? Do you seek the challenge of a high-level practice-oriented education to realise your ambitions? The International Economics programme presents you with a wide range of topical global economic issues. In this wide–ranging programme you will explore and analyse the progressive integration of national goods, labour and capital markets and the decline in the national barriers that separated them in the past. You will address the effects the increased interdependence of economies has on governments, firms, their managers and employees. In short, you will be guided to the frontiers of International Economics research in both theory and practice. Rotterdam: where great minds of all nationalities meet Rotterdam, port of Europe, is the city to acquire knowledge regarding international economics par excellence. Here at Erasmus School of Economics (ESE), you surround yourself with students from all nationalities who are as ambitious and inquisitive as you are. Here, you are taught by renowned researchers and leaders in business. A perfect combination for a successful global career. Careers Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) has long been involved in leading developments in teaching, policy and research in international economics and business. This specialisation is designed to continue this tradition. It equips you with the practical and analytical tools to work and excel in the field of international economics, for instance as a: manager consultant policy advisor banker researcher government or... [-]

Master in Socioeconomic and Political Development of Modern Asia

Higher School of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Russia Moscow

The MA programme has the distinction of being the only one given in English for Asian Studies in Russia, using written material in the languages of the area as the basic research resource. [+]

Masters in International Economics. Programme Overview The MA programme has the distinction of being the only one given in English for Asian Studies in Russia, using written material in the languages of the area as the basic research resource. What are the benefits of the programme? As will be seen, the programme is transparently formulated to allow our students to enhance their career prospects internationally in academics, diplomacy, non-governmental and governmental corporations. Our partners – with either formal contracts allowing credit exchange or informal relationships developed over the decades – receive our students with great anticipation, knowing our reputation and glad to have such dedicated academics contributing to international research. So come with us on a short exploration of each aspect of our programme, then contact us with assurance that if you are interested in graduate work in Asian Studies, this is the place to be! Master’s Programme "Socio- economic and Political Development of Modern Asia" is aimed at training researchers to conduct inter-disciplinary research and to use internationally recognized methods of study in the areas of politics, economics, sociology, culture, ethnicity, religions, and linguistics with regard to Asian countries and peoples. What will I study? Modern world order and Asia, the processes of globalization and modernization Socio-economic and political transformation of Asian societies Systems of modern public administration, hierarchy, political regimes and clan interactions National and religious identity in Asia Principal challenges in modern Asia: ethno-religious conflicts, ecological problems, water resources, inequality in socio-economic development International relations in Asia,... [-]

Master in Managerial Economics

University of Wroclaw
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Poland Wrocław

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 modern economy. Courses cover both traditional and emerging... [+]

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 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. 1st Semester Civil Law Contemporary Management Macroeconomics Master Seminar Modern Microeconomics Polish for Foreigners Statistics for Business Business Finance Industrial Organizations Macroeconomic Environment of Business System of Governments 2nd Semester Economics of the EU European Legal Culture Introductory Econometric Analysis Managerial Economics Marketing Management Master Seminar Polish for Foreigners Business Law Economic Analysis of the Firm Institutional Economics Institutions and Laws of the EU International Enterpreneurship International Finance 3rd Semester Accounting and Firm Reporting Financial Management Foreign Language (B2+) International Economics Master Seminar Mathematical Economics Physical Education Strategic Management European Public Finance Financial Markets Holistic Marketing International and European Tax Law Investment and Pension Funds Investment Portfolio Management Legal Status of a Manager 4th Semester Human Resource Management Innovation Management International Financial Markets Analysis Master Seminar Structural Funds Management Competition Policy Enterprise Economics Insurance Market International Marketing Modern Growth Theories VAT in the EU [-]

International Business

International University Alliance
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Boston

As the world’s economies continue to intertwine, corporations and international enterprises demand global managers who understand how organizations interact within sociocultural and political environments. Business professionals who understand the role of government in international relations and global commerce will have a clear advantage. The School of Business has created the Master of International Business (MIB) program and the MIB Double Degree program to meet this growing need. [+]

Masters in International Economics. Master of International Business A global view of international business As the world’s economies continue to intertwine, corporations and international enterprises demand global managers who understand how organizations interact within sociocultural and political environments. Business professionals who understand the role of government in international relations and global commerce will have a clear advantage. The School of Business has created the Master of International Business (MIB) program and the MIB Double Degree program to meet this growing need. Why study at our school? Top-ranked public university in international business category for 23 consecutive years in the survey of "America's Best Graduate Schools" - U.S.News & World Report No. 3 for "international experience" among all graduate business schools globally - Financial Times The Business School is an internationally recognized leader in international business education. The school has joined forces with two other key players on the international education stage: political science and law. It's not just about business—it's about public vs. private, politics vs. religion and history vs. the future. It's about interrelating the available human and economic factors in understanding the market and where future resources best play. It's about mastering international business. Program Overview Business School MIB (1 year): A one-year, interdisciplinary graduate program. The program provides an appreciation of the cultural, sociopolitical and institutional settings within which global enterprises operate. It develops a cross-disciplinary international mindset producing world-class leaders. To learn more, read about the One-Year MIB Curriculum. The MIB Double Degree (2 year): Students... [-]