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A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.

An MSc program in Business & Economics will offer a student the tools to develop critical capacity and skills to tackle problems involving industrial organization, international economics, organizational behavior, resource management, finance; in addition to many other business-related areas of expertise.

Spain (Spanish: España) is a diverse country sharing the Iberian Peninsula with Portugal at the western end of the Mediterranean Sea. Spain is considered an exotic country in Europe due to its friendly inhabitants and relaxed lifestyle. The normal duration for University courses in Spain is 4 years, except Medicine and the double degrees, which are 6. Madrid and Barcelona are well known cities around world for its cuisine, vibrant nightlife, and world-famous folklore and festivities.

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Erasmus Mundus Master in Models and Methods of Quantitative Economics QEM

Master Economics: Erasmus Mundus Master QEM - Models and Methods of Quantitative Economics
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Spain Barcelona

Master Erasmus Mundus Models and Methods of Quantitative Economics (QEM) is an European Union approved international graduate degree programme taught full-time over two years in France, Germany, Italy and Spain. [+]

Best Masters in Business and Economics in Spain 2017. Erasmus Mundus Master in Models and Methods of Quantitative Economics QEM Master Erasmus Mundus Models and Methods of Quantitative Economics (QEM) is an European Union approved international graduate degree programme taught full-time over two years in France, Germany, Italy and Spain. Taught in English, the programme is designed by a Consortium of four European Universities: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain Universität Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris, France Università Ca' Foscari Venezia, Venice, Italy with a network of Associated Partners consisting of international academic institutions as well as public and private companies. The course offers a rigorous education in fundamental quantitative tools by combining core economic theory with related quantitative disciplines such as Probability, Statistics, Econometrics, Finance, Actuarial Science, Mathematical Modelling, Computation and Simulation, Experimental Design, and Political Science. The breadth of courses offers students the opportunity to specialise in one of these many areas in accordance with their interests along a number of course tracks. These being areas which are increasingly vital in both research orientation for further studies and in the job market for positions in government organisations, private companies or financial institutions. The course is intended to prepare students for a wide range of careers which utilise their competency in economics, including economic theory, macroeconomics and financial forecasting, financial engineering and risk management, quantitative asset management, computational economics, quantitative trading, and applied and theoretical research. See full programme détails of Quantitative Economics Master (QEM). Each year, approximately 50 students are welcomed to the programme on the basis of academic excellence. Applicants should hold a recognised bachelor's degree (or its equivalent, i.e. 180 ECTS credits in the Bologna system) and be fluent in both written and spoken English. Ideally, applicants will have previously studied mathematics, applied mathematics, quantitative economics or finance but candidates with other backgrounds are welcomed provided that they can demonstrate sufficient interest in economics. Mathematical aptitude as evidenced by previous studies or work experience is taken into consideration in the admissions process. Applicants without the required mathematical background are advised to undertake special training or programmes prior to their enrolment in the QEM programme. Such training is proposed by the Graduate School of Mathematics of Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne with the collaboration of Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, IMW - Institute of Mathematical Economics of Universität Bielefeld and Università Ca' Foscari Venezia. It is a programme requirement for students to study at two of the four participating universities from the Consortium. This mobility enables students to benefit from the strengths of each university on a wide range of issues, and to meet and work with professionals from various backgrounds. Upon successfully completing the programme, students are awarded a QEM Joint Degree from the partners of the consortium. The consortium provides extensive career assistance to the students, including help with internships and job placement for graduates. We have had an excellent job placement record, since 2008. Mobility Scheme The first year of the programme is focused on core courses in Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Econometrics and Mathematics (Probability, Statistics and Optimization). The first semester is spent in Paris. To facilitate mobility, the universities of Barcelona, Bielefeld, Paris and Venice offer almost identical courses during the second semester of the first year. The second year of the programme is spent in one of the four universities of the consortium depending on the area of specialisation chosen by the student. The university choice is fixed for each student during the admissions process. Language of Instruction In each university, the language of instruction for the programme is English. An English language proficiency test (such as IELTS or TOEFL) is required in order to be admitted to the programme. The standards of and exceptions to this requirement are detailed in the Entrance Requirements. Additionally, students shall also undertake courses in the local language and culture of each European country in which they study. ECTS Credits Requirement 60 ECTS credits are required in each academic year. 56 of these ECTS credits shall be acquired from scientific courses and the remaining 4 ECTS credits shall be acquired from the foreign language courses. A total of 120 ECTS credits are required to complete the programme. Courses Offered For a list of courses on offer, as well as a brief course description, please refer to the First and Second Years. Degree Awarded Upon successfully completing the programme, students shall be awarded a unique Joint Degree entitled "Models and Methods of Quantitative Economics", which is identical for all students and contains the logos of all partner universities, whatever the mobility track of the student is. The joint degree will be issued by the Université Paris 1, with a unique secured registration number, under the responsibility of the Recteur Chancelier des Universités Parisiennes (Rector of all Parisian Universities). The joint degree is officially recognised as a master degree in each university and each country with the same rights and duties with the national degree entitled: Master Universitari en Models I Mètodes d'Economia Quantitative (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
), Spain. Master of Science Wirtschaftsmathematik (Universität Bielefeld), Germany. Master Economie Théorique et Empirique (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
), France. Master Banque, Finance, Assurance (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
), France Master Mathématiques Appliquées en Economie et en Finance (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
), France. Laurea Magistralis in Economia (Università Cà Foscari di Venezia), Italy. Application for Quantitative Economics Master (QEM) We invite applicants from all over the world. In order to create a multicultural learning environment, the consortium strives to achieve a balance between various geographic and disciplinary backgrounds. Admission is based on academic excellence, motivation and prior experience. Applicants should hold a recognised bachelor's degree in a subject related to mathematics, applied mathematics, quantitative economics or finance and demonstrate proficiency in English. Admission to the Master Models and Methods Quantitative Economics (QEM) programme is highly competitive. At the programme's inception in 2006, we received more than 100 applications. Ever since, applications have grown: over 130 candidates applied in 2007, over 200 in 2008, over 500 in 2009, over 700 in 2010 and over 800 these last years. A successful applicant is typically graduated from a good university with excellent grades and has the motivation to study quantitative economics or finance. All QEM applications should be made in good time and with respect to the programme admission requirements and application procedure. More information can be found on the online application page. [-]

Master in Economics

Jaume I University (Universitat Jaume I)
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 Spain Castellón

The world we live in is evolving quickly and in a context of increasing uncertainty. One bad economic decision can have dreadful consequences for the welfare of a country, lead to the expulsion of a company from a market or condemn a family to an unpayable debt. Understanding the [+]

The world we live in is evolving quickly and in a context of increasing uncertainty. One bad economic decision can have dreadful consequences for the welfare of a country, lead to the expulsion of a company from a market or condemn a family to an unpayable debt. Understanding the complexity of the economic situation is essential for improving our understanding of the world that surrounds us. Why do some countries grow generating welfare for their citizens while other fail? What economic policies generate more inequality? Or less? Does the economy determine an election result or is it the election result that determines economic policies? What is the economic cost of corruption? How is it possible to reduce poverty? Is globalisation a good thing? Do financial markets need better regulation? What causes discrimination between men and women? Is it possible to reduce the greenhouse effect? None of these questions can be answered without rigorous economic analysis or without having the quantitative tools needed to carry it out. The Master’s Degree in Economics from the Universitat Jaume I provides key aspects which various studies that analyse trends in the employment market highlight as decisive when it comes to finding a quality job: solid training in data analysis and interpretation techniques, and competence in English. Objectives The objective of the Master’s Degree in Economics is to provide students with advanced, rigorous education in the area of economics. The programme is designed to train students in the use of analytical and quantitative methods for studying economic phenomena. The acquisition of specialised theoretical and practical knowledge in the areas of macroeconomics, microeconomics, quantitative methods and econometrics will improve the students’ analytical skills and their capacity to solve economic problems. Through specialised courses, students will learn to apply and develop the knowledge and capabilities acquired in the core modules. Through the optional subjects, students will be able to specialise more in microeconomics or macroeconomics. On one hand, graduates more interested in individual behaviour may, through the specialisation offered in the programme, acquire the training they need to study phenomena like consumers’ attitudes to a certain product, their preparedness to pay, the role of economic and financial risk in human relations and, in general, everything defining and influencing individuals in their actions as buyers and sellers. Meanwhile, the understanding and study of economic phenomena in an open, globalised environment like the one characterising the world today means that the interrelationships between the different economies need to be taken into consideration. Firstly, the level of interrelationship in the financial markets means that only a joint analysis of them makes sense. Secondly, business activity is carried out in a context in which foreign markets are just as important as local ones, or even more so, making the knowledge of trade patterns and their effect on economic integration processes between countries, trade policies and factor movements, among other relevant aspects, fundamental. The Master’s Degree also provides cross-disciplinary competences, such as the capacity to solve complex problems and the development of analytical and critical thinking, as well as computational and numerical knowledge of information analysis. When their education is complete, students will be capable of carrying out a complete academic project in the area of economics, reporting its results and proceeding to present it and discuss it orally. In this sense, the Master’s Degree also provides a solid educational basis giving them the skills for enrolling on an economics doctoral programme. [-]