Master Degree in Economic Studies in Saudi Arabia

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Economic Studies

A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

An exciting and unique field, economics and administration involves the study of both the larger economy and individual behavior within that economy. An advanced knowledge of economics plus training in business, finance and public policy afford many career opportunities for experts to assist both public and private sector organizarions.

Saudi Arabia is one of two countries named for their royal families, along with the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. There are quite a few jobs for expatriates in Saudi Arabia. It's recommended to learn how to read Arabic, basic tajweed, and some basic speaking skills before you come.

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Master in Statistics (STAT)

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Campus 3 semesters September 2019 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.... [-]


Masters in Islamic Financial Management (MIFM)

Effat University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 Saudi Arabia Jeddah

The MIFM Program embraces both Islamic and conventional finance. Islamic finance benefits from the insights and the excellent technical instruments developed by conventional finance; conventional finance enjoys a broader scope by recognizing and including the ethical underpinning of the Islamic finance industry. This view thus expands the potential of the field of finance and offers a clear strategic edge to firms that can modify their mindsets. In particular, MIFM offers this key benefit to its students. [+]

The MIFM is the first degree in Islamic financial management at KSA.

It focuses on financial management and answers real needs apparent in the industry.

It is the outcome of an innovative collaboration between Effat University and the Ecole Supérieure des Affaires (ESA), a Middle East business school renowned for the training it offers in the principles of Islamic finance (The Bankers, 2007), and the Rotterdam School of Management (RSM), a business school ranked among the top 10 by the Wall Street International Ranking and internationally famous for the quality of its financial management programs.

Effat University partnered with Shariyah Review Bureau (SRB) to secure its Shari’a Review services for its Masters Program in Islamic Finance. SRB is the Middle East based Supervisory orientated consulting firm with a scholarly presence in more than 7 countries from MENA and Asian region. SRB reviewed and meticulously studied the referential authenticity of the sources used to make up the program and validated the program's recognition in light of Shari’a standards issued by Accounting & Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutes (AAOIFI).... [-]


Master of Professional Accounting

King Abdulaziz University, Faculty of Economics & Administration FEA
Campus Part time September 2019 Saudi Arabia Jeddah

Master of Professional Accounting program is one of the excellent programs which is offered by the university, where the Faculty of Economics and Management represented by Department of Accounting proud in this program. [+]

Master of Professional AccountingMaster of Professional Accounting program is one of the excellent programs which is offered by the university, where the Faculty of Economics and Management represented by Department of Accounting proud in this program.One aspect of excellence in Master of Professional Accounting program is that teaching is at the end of the week (Wednesday - Thursday - Friday) in order to suit the accountants working in public and private sectors. As well as the curriculum is shown in the program in the form of training packages using the latest audio-visual media.

Requirements for the degree of Master of Professional Accounting:

For a master's degree in Professional Accounting students must complete at least:For (48) and supported unit of study, and be distributed as follows:... [-]


Master’s in Accounting with Thesis and Courses

King Abdulaziz University, Faculty of Economics & Administration FEA
Campus Full time September 2019 Saudi Arabia Jeddah

Requirements for obtaining a master's degree in Accounting: To obtain a master's degree in Accounting student must complete at least [+]

Master’s in Accounting with Thesis and CoursesRequirements for obtaining a master's degree in Accounting:To obtain a master's degree in Accounting student must complete at least(39) units, including thesis, and be distributed as follows:(21) unit, form approved compulsory courses.(3) unit, from approved optional courses from the Department .(6) unit, from approved optional courses from outside the Department.(9) unit, approved master's thesis.The following is a breakdown of:A - The compulsory courses (21) certified unit:

Accounting theory Contemporary accounting topics Administrative and accounting costs Auditing Theory Studies in Islamic accounting thought Research methods and quantitative analysis Administrative economy ... [-]

Master’s in Accounting with Research Project and Courses

King Abdulaziz University, Faculty of Economics & Administration FEA
Campus Full time September 2019 Saudi Arabia Jeddah

Requirements for obtaining a master's degree in Accounting: To obtain a bachelor's degree in Accounting student must complete at least [+]

Master’s in Accounting with Research Project and CoursesRequirements for obtaining a master's degree in Accounting:

To obtain a master's degree in accounting student must complete at least:

(42) units, including a research project, and be distributed as follows:

(24) unit, form approved compulsory courses.

(9) unit, from approved internal optional courses.

(6) unit, from approved external optional courses.

(3) unit, approved research project.The following is a breakdown of:

A - The compulsory courses (24) certified unit:

Accounting theory Contemporary accounting topics Administrative and accounting costs Auditing Theory Studies in Islamic accounting thought Research methods and quantitative analysis Administrative economy Strategic management ... [-]