Master's Degree in Economic Studies in St.Gallen in Switzerland

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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.

Professionals who have studied economics and administration comprehend both the larger economic picture and smaller, individualized trends. It is an interdisciplinary field in which specialists are trained to consider and analyze many components in both the public and private section and make recommendations based on current and potential conditions.

 

Switzerland (German: Schweiz, French: Suisse, Italian: Svizzera, Romansch: Svizra. Switzerland has some of the world renown universites like ETH in Zurich, EPFL in Lausanne, IHEID in Geneva, University of Lausanne or the University of St. Gallen. Keep in mind, it's much better to speak the local language, so if you can't speak either French, German or Italian, better go for a language course first.

St. Gallen is well known for their university, ranked as the top European business school. City is all under the economics and business sign as the university maintains student exchange and various committees, symposiums and seminars.

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Master’s Programme in Accounting and Finance (MAccFin)

University of St.Gallen (HSG), School of Management, Economics, Law, Social Sciences and International Affairs
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2019 Switzerland St.Gallen

The Master’s Programme in Accounting and Finance (MAccFin) enables you to view financial corporate management from an integrative perspective. Our programme is characterised by its proximity to entrepreneurial practice: topical and relevant issues with case-related approaches to solutions play as important a role as do reputed guest lecturers and close cooperation with selected companies. The MAccFin programme thus creates optimal conditions for a successful career start. [+]

Masters in Economic Studies in St.Gallen in Switzerland. Master’s Programme in Accounting and Finance (MAccFin) Why MAccFin The Master’s Programme in Accounting and Finance (MAccFin) enables you to view financial corporate management from an integrative perspective. Our programme is characterised by its proximity to entrepreneurial practice: topical and relevant issues with case-related approaches to solutions play as important a role as do reputed guest lecturers and close cooperation with selected companies. The MAccFin programme thus creates optimal conditions for a successful career start. Objectives The MAccFin prepares you for responsible activities in the field of financialcorporate management. No matter whether you look at it from the perspective of a management consultant, a controller, an auditor or a banker:• you analyse an organisation’s sustainable financial and earning power, assess the profitability of customers, distribution channels and brands, and issue recommendations for further development;• you are able to put the new technologies and opportunities of digital transformation for specific use in financial management;• you deal with the requirements imposed by the capital market and the regulators;• you create M&A processes;• you conduct management performance assessments and create incentive-compatible management instruments. Student profile Would you like to steer a company’s future development with sustainable success? Would you like to underpin its strategic growth opportunities with key figures and thus hone your arguments? Then you fit our target groupexcellently. As a MAccFin student, you have a great interest in issues of financial management from a CFO’s point of view. Your academic and practical curiosity... [-]

Master's Programme in Economics

University of St.Gallen (HSG), School of Management, Economics, Law, Social Sciences and International Affairs
Campus Full time 18 months September 2019 Switzerland St.Gallen

The Master’s Programme in Economics (MEcon) will provide you with an all-encompassing education in economics. You will acquire extensive theoretical and empirical knowledge that will enable you to understand the great social and economic challenges of our time in depth. The focus will be on the analysis of economic problems and on solving strategies for politics, business and society. Well-founded knowledge in core subjects and in attractive specialisations, as well as a thorough mastery of demanding empirical methods, will ensure a successful career start. [+]

In the MEcon, you will acquire an indepth methodological knowledge of modern theory and empiricism and a clear understanding of the central economic and societal contiguities. You will learn to make use of this knowledge for the solution of great economic and social problems. The MEcon is emphatically application-oriented and, besides imparting methodological know-how, will also train your communication and leadership competencies. The programme will prepare you for a wide range of demanding professional activities in practice, as well as for Ph.D. studies at the start of an academic career. Curriculum In the MEcon, you will earn 90 credits in three to four semesters. The programme is provided in accordance with leading universities’ strict international standards. In the compulsory subjects, you will acquire an in-depth knowledge of the core areas of economics and of methodological skills. In electives, you will develop your personal degree course profile and focus on the specialisation of your choice:• International Economy• Government and Economy• Work, Population and Health• Finance and Capital Markets• Corporations and Markets Languages of instruction The MEcon is taught both in English and in German. The core courses are offered in English jointly with the MiQE/F (Master’s Programme in Quantitative Economics and Finance). Fast-track PhD. If you attain the necessary grade average and fulfil the requirements, the programme will provide you with access to the PhD Programme in Economics and Finance (PEF). You will already be able to earn credits for the PEF during the Master’s programme and thus complete your doctoral... [-]

Master’s Programme in Quantitative Economics and Finance

University of St.Gallen (HSG), School of Management, Economics, Law, Social Sciences and International Affairs
Campus Full time 18 months September 2019 Switzerland St.Gallen

The Master’s Programme in Quantitative Economics and Finance (MiQE/F) offers a high-quality graduate education combining theory and quantitative methods. Building on a set of core courses, students choose from numerous electives to specialise in economics, finance or econometrics. The MiQE/F prepares students for ambitious careers requiring a deep understanding of economics and finance, combined with a rigorous competence in quantitative methods. This combination provides MiQE/F graduates with a competitive advantage on the job market and offers access to highly selective Ph.D. programmes worldwide. [+]

Masters in Economic Studies in St.Gallen in Switzerland. The Master’s Programme in Quantitative Economics and Finance (MiQE/F) offers a high-quality graduate education in economic theory, finance, and quantitative methods. Apart from a common set of core courses, you select from a larger menu of optional courses to specialise in economics, finance or a combination of both. Your head start The Master’s Programme in Quantitative Economics and Finance (MiQE/F) offers a high-quality graduate education combining theory and quantitative methods. Building on a set of core courses, students choose from numerous electives to specialise in economics, finance or econometrics. The MiQE/F prepares students for ambitious careers requiring a deep understanding of economics and finance, combined with a rigorous competence in quantitative methods. This combination provides MiQE/F graduates with a competitive advantage on the job market and offers access to highly selective Ph.D. programmes worldwide. Curriculum In the MiQE/F programme, the compulsory courses mainly focus on economic theory and quantitative methods: Advanced Mathematics and Statistics, Mathematics, Statistics, Advanced Macroeconomics, Advanced Microeconomics, Theory of Finance, Econometrics. You can choose the core electives according to your interests and talents and shape your own profile. They involve advanced application-oriented work and problem-solving and allow for various specialisations. The different areas of specialisation include optional courses in econometrics, finance and economics, which are important to prepare for quantitative applications. The three specialisation areas can be flexibly combined: • Quantitative economics • Quantitative finance • Corporate finance, banking and insurance During your studies, you will also have to... [-]

Master’s Programme in Banking and Finance

University of St.Gallen (HSG), School of Management, Economics, Law, Social Sciences and International Affairs
Campus Full time 18 months September 2019 Switzerland St.Gallen

With a challenging curriculum, the Master’s Programme in Banking and Finance (MBF) is one of the leading international finance programmes. A top-tier international faculty in the fields of Financial Markets, Financial Institutions, Corporate Finance and Quantitative Methods offers high-quality education in both theory and application. With its 10th place in the global Financial Times Masters in Finance Ranking 2017, the MBF programme has been ranked among the top finance programmes for six years in a row and ranks number one in Switzerland and in the German-speaking world. [+]

With a challenging curriculum, the Master’s Programme in Banking and Finance (MBF) is one of the leading international finance programmes. It ranked 10th in the Financial Times Ranking 2017. In the fields of Financial Markets, Financial Institutions, Corporate Finance and Quantitative Methods, the programme offers high-quality education in both theory and application. It is designed to train our students in the critical reflection of various concepts and approaches prevailing in financial theory and practice. Educational goals The programme’s educational goals encompass three dimensions: 1. Functional dimension An understanding of the function and importance of financial intermediation in the context of the present and future development of economic systems and its integration in the social, legal and political sphere. 2. Instrumental dimension Knowledge of the theory and application of financial markets, characteristics and implementation of modern financial instruments, and the core functions of modern financial management. 3. Institutional dimension Knowledge of the core functions of planning, steering and supervision of financial institutions and their strategic business units. CFA & CAIA programme partnerships The MBF programme is an official programme partner of the CFA Institute and the CAIA Association. The MBF programme covers more than 70 % of the candidate body of knowledge for all three levels of the CFA programme. These partnerships enable the MBF to award CFA and CAIA fellowships each year to outstanding MBF students who embark on the programme. Curriculum: contents and structure The MBF programme has a clear and flexible structure. The core studies are made up... [-]