Master's Degree in Economic Studies in Geneva in Switzerland

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Economic Studies

A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.

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.

 

Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a federal parliamentary republic consisting of 26 cantons, with Bern as the seat of the federal authorities. Switzerland's independence and neutrality have long been honored by the major European powers. Switzerland is a peaceful, prosperous, and stable modern market economy with low unemployment.

Geneva is known for diplomacy. That’s probably why their university is specialized in humanist sciences, with the addition of medicine. Private university, institutes and private schools are also specialized in laws, political science, international affairs, history etc.

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MScF in Islamic Finance

Geneva Business School (GBS)
Campus Full time 18 months February 2018 Switzerland Geneva

The Master of Science in Finance with a major in Islamic Finance is a comprehensive post-graduate program for people who are seeking a detailed understanding of the concepts and mechanisms of Islamic Finance, banking and insurance industries. [+]

The Master of Science in Finance (MSc.F) with a Major in Islamic Finance is designed to give you, as a future entrepreneur, the knowledge base and skills to start your own successful businesses. The program provides an in depth, practical education in business and management theories and principles. You will become an effective critical thinker and successfully identify business opportunities by effectively using analytical tools and problem-solving.

Over the course of this program you will:

Gain knowledge of global business topics and issues. Acquire expertise in the legalities of business startups. Obtain management, organizational, and strategic planning skills for the launch of new projects and business start-ups. Program ... [-]

MScF in International Finance

Geneva Business School (GBS)
Campus Full time 18 months February 2018 Switzerland Geneva

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. Program ... [-]

Master of Science in Financial Management

United International Business Schools
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 Switzerland Zurich Lausanne Geneva + 3 more

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

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) ... [-]


Master in International Trading, Commodity Finance and Shipping

University of Geneva
Campus Full time 6 semesters February 2018 Switzerland Geneva

The Master in International Trading, Commodity Finance and Shipping offered by the University of Geneva, in cooperation with the Swiss Trading and Shipping Association (STSA), is one of a kind in Europe. The programme focuses on resource/product finance and goods flows, and examines specific economic concepts, such as credit analysis, financial instruments and payment methods for various transactions. Some courses also deal with the legal aspects of shipping, the protection of goods and risk management. The programme is unique in that it combines teaching with practical experience in trading. [+]

Master in International Trading, Commodity Finance and Shipping

The Master in International Trading, Commodity Finance and Shipping offered by the University of Geneva, in cooperation with the Swiss Trading and Shipping Association (STSA), is one of a kind in Europe. The programme focuses on resource/product finance and goods flows, and examines specific economic concepts, such as credit analysis, financial instruments and payment methods for various transactions. Some courses also deal with the legal aspects of shipping, the protection of goods and risk management. The programme is unique in that it combines teaching with practical experience in trading.

Curriculum Required courses (72Credits) : Metals, Ores, Minerals; Agri-Commodities Market; Applied Statistics and Probability; Corporate Sustainability and Responsability, International and Swiss Regulation and Taxation, etc. Work placement (72Credits) Dissertation (72Credits) Opportunities ... [-]

Master in Wealth Management

University of Geneva
Campus Full time 4 semesters February 2018 Switzerland Geneva

Master in Wealth Management combines a professionally-oriented curriculum with sound theoretical and methodological training. This combination is essential to gain in-depth knowledge of both wealth management and the financial sector in general, and to contribute to their evolution, in particular through research. The programme is made up of modules which allow students to develop comprehensive knowledge in risk management, selection and evaluation of financial assets, international finance and banking and financial law. [+]

Master in Wealth Management

The Master in Wealth Management combines a professionally-oriented curriculum with sound theoretical and methodological training. This combination is essential to gain in-depth knowledge of both wealth management and the financial sector in general, and to contribute to their evolution, in particular through research. The programme is made up of modules which allow students to develop comprehensive knowledge in risk management, selection and evaluation of financial assets, international finance and banking and financial law.

Curriculum Required courses (60Credits) : 5 core modules to choose from Electives (60Credits) Applied course (60Credits) : Wealth Management and Law in Practice Dissertation (60Credits) Mobility ... [-]

Master in Statistics

University of Geneva
Campus Full time February 2018 Switzerland Geneva

The Master in Statistics focuses on data analysis, methodological problem-solving in a range of disciplines, various types of statistics software or mathematical statistics. The programme is open not only to experts who wish to improve their theoretical skills in statistical research, but also to non-experts who wish to develop their data analysis skills in an area of specialisation acquired at the Bachelor level. [+]

Master in Statistics

The Master in Statistics focuses on data analysis, methodological problem-solving in a range of disciplines, various types of statistics software or mathematical statistics. The programme is open not only to experts who wish to improve their theoretical skills in statistical research, but also to non-experts who wish to develop their data analysis skills in an area of specialisation acquired at the Bachelor level.

unige.ch/gsem/rcs/master

Curriculum Required courses (30Credits) : Generalized Linear and Additive Models; Mixed Linear Models; Multivariate Analysis; Sampling Techniques; Statistical Consulting; Time Series Electives (30Credits) Dissertation (30Credits) Mobility ... [-]

Master in Economics

University of Geneva
Campus Full time 4 semesters February 2018 Switzerland Geneva

The Master in Economics enables students to perfect their knowledge and understanding of the issues that influence economic activity. This programme covers various fields, including international economics, labour economics, public economics, monetary and financial economics, environmental economics and econometrics. A key part of this programme is to learn how to use quantitative tools — such as econometric models, statistical methods and numerical methods — and apply them to economic and social phenomena. This programme touches on a variety of different subjects, including consumerism, economic growth, inequality, poverty, unemployment, migration, globalization, climate change and the financial markets. Students may follow a general economics curriculum or chose from among six concentrations. [+]

Master en Sciences économiques

Le Master en Sciences économiques permet d’approfondir les connaissances et la compréhension des enjeux qui régissent l’activité économique. Ce programme couvre différents domaines tels que l’économie internationale, l’économie du travail, l’économie publique, l’économie monétaire et financière, l’économie de l’environnement ou l’économétrie. L’enseignement d’outils quantitatifs – modèles économétriques, méthodes statistiques et méthodes numériques – fait partie intégrante du programme et un fort accent est mis sur leur utilisation dans l’analyse des phénomènes économiques et sociaux. Ce programme touche des sujets variés tels que la consommation, la croissance économique, l’inégalité, la pauvreté, le chômage, la migration, la globalisation, le changement climatique ou encore les marchés financiers. Cette filière peut être suivie de manière généraliste ou avec une spécialisation dans un domaine grâce à six mentions.... [-]


Master in Socio-Economics

University of Geneva
Campus Full time 3 semesters February 2018 Switzerland Geneva

The Master in Socio-Economics allows students to become well acquainted with concepts and tools enabling them to critically examine interactions between society and the economy, at both the structural and procedural level with a view to optimising these interactions. Students may specialise in social and spatial issues, development issues and North-South inequalities, population-based studies, social policies, inequalities in the labour market or gender perspectives. The programme emphasises the link between theory and practice through research (dissertation) or by putting students’ skills to the test as they move from an academic to professional setting (work placement). [+]

Master en Socioéconomie

Le Master en Socioéconomie offre la possibilité d’acquérir une connaissance approfondie des concepts et des outils permettant d’analyser de manière critique les interactions entre société et économie, tant au niveau des structures que des processus, et ce afin d’oeuvrer à leur optimisation. Les étudiants peuvent se spécialiser dans les enjeux sociaux et spatiaux, les questions de développement et d’inégalités nord-sud, les études de population, les politiques sociales, les inégalités sur le marché du travail ou encore les perspectives de genre. Le Master est orienté vers le passage des théories à la pratique, par la recherche (mémoire) ou par une valorisation concrète des savoirs à la frontière entre études et vie active (stage).... [-]


Master in International Economic History

University of Geneva
Campus Full time 3 semesters February 2018 Switzerland Geneva

Master in International Economic History [+]

Master en Histoire économique internationale

Le Master en Histoire économique internationale constitue une formation avancée, unique en Suisse, dans cette discipline. Solidement ancrée dans l’approche et les méthodes de la discipline historique, cette formation fait une large part à l’apport des autres sciences humaines. L’objectif à atteindre est triple: offrir une formation de niveau élevé et polyvalente pour envisager une carrière dans le secteur public ou privé; préparer les diplômés à une activité de recherche avancée en histoire économique et sociale, le cas échéant à la rédaction d’une thèse de doctorat; donner à ceux qui le souhaitent la possibilité d’accéder à l’enseignement secondaire. A noter que l’orientation géographie permet d’intégrer dans le plan d’études du Master les thématiques de la géographie humaine: les problématiques frontalières, les territoires et leur aménagement, les politiques urbaines.... [-]


Master in International Economics

The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Switzerland Geneva

The Master in International Economics combines analytical rigor and practical applications to provide students with the up-to-date tools, knowledge and intuition needed for economic policy analysis. [+]

The Master in International Economics combines analytical rigor and practical applications to provide students with the up-to-date tools, knowledge and intuition needed for economic policy analysis. The programme prepares students for doctoral studies, research and careers in the public and private sectors. Core classes focus on micro and macroeconomics, trade policy, regional integration, econometrics, development economics and the international monetary and financial system.

Master in International Economics

The 2 years MIS program provides a rigorous training in economics with an emphasis on policy issues. We focus on the international dimension of economics, namely trade, international migrations, international macroeconomics, economic history, and development.... [-]