Masters in Economics in Switzerland

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A masters is awarded to students who have completed postgraduate level study in a specific field of study or area of professional practice while demonstrating a high level of mastery during the process.

Aside from the distinguishing between microeconomics and macroeconomics, students who are studying economics must also learn the difference between positive economics and normative economics. The former deals with that which is, while the later deals with that which ought to be. Other distinguishing characteristics include economic theory and applied economics.

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.

Top Master Programs in Economics in Switzerland 2018/2019

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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 education in economics, econometrics and quantitative methods, with a strong focus on finance. The programme combines in-depth knowledge in the areas of economics and finance with state-of-the-art quantitative methods, which makes it unique in Switzerland. The MiQE/F trains students to analyse and solve challenging problems in economic policy, finance and the world of business. Small class sizes ensure inspiring discussions and close contact to the research-oriented faculty. The MiQE/F is an excellent basis for moving on to responsible positions in the private sector or policy institutions as well as for highly selective Ph.D. programmes worldwide. [+]

Best Masters in Economics in Switzerland 2018/2019. The Master’s programme in Quantitative Economics and Finance (MiQE/F) offers a high-quality education in economics, econometrics and quantitative methods, with a strong focus on finance. The programme combines in-depth knowledge in the areas of economics and finance with state-of-the-art quantitative methods, which makes it unique in Switzerland. The MiQE/F trains students to analyse and solve challenging problems in economic policy, finance and the world of business. Small class sizes ensure inspiring discussions and close contact to the research-oriented faculty. The MiQE/F is an excellent basis for moving on to responsible positions in the private sector or policy institutions as well as for highly selective Ph.D. programmes worldwide. Curriculum The MiQE/F is a full-time programme with a course load of 90 ECTS credits and is designed for a standard study period of three semesters. The core studies consist of compulsory courses and a wide choice of core and independent electives. The compulsory courses focus on finance, economics, econometrics and quantitative methods. Based on these rigorous foundations, students subsequently choose their core and independent electives. The core electives involve advanced application-oriented and problem solving courses. From a wide range of courses, you chose your courses according to your interests and strengths. With your choice of electives, you develop your own study profile. MiQE/F also offers a specialisation in “Digitisation and Data Analytics”. Cooperation with LGT The LGT Group – The Wealth and Asset Management Group owned by the Princely House of Liechtenstein – is a... [-]

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) offers a comprehensive education in economics. It provides in-depth theoretical and empirical knowledge in order to analyse the social and economic challenges of our time. Data analysis has become a central component of developed economies due to the advance of digitalisation. Hence, over recent years processing and analysing Big Data has become increasingly important. MEcon provides you with the necessary tools to analyse economic policy problems using state-of-the-art methods and to develop successful strategies. [+]

The Master’s programme in Economics (MEcon) offers a comprehensive education in economics. It provides in-depth theoretical and empirical knowledge in order to analyse the social and economic challenges of our time. Data analysis has become a central component of developed economies due to the advance of digitalisation. Hence, over recent years processing and analysing Big Data has become increasingly important. MEcon provides you with the necessary tools to analyse economic policy problems using state-of-the-art methods and to develop successful strategies. You will thus be well prepared for responsible positions when you enter the job market. Curriculum MEcon is a full-time programme and designed for a standard study period of three semesters. You will earn 90 ECTS credits. The core studies consist of compulsory subjects and a wide range of core elective and elective courses.In the compulsory subjects you deepen your knowledge in the core areas of economics and acquire advanced methodological skills. Based on this solid knowledge, you then choose your core elective and elective courses. The core electives include courses for advanced applications and problem solving. From a wide range of courses, you chose according to your interests and strengths. With your choice of electives, you develop your own study profile. MEcon offers the following specialisation areas: • Global Economy• Public Policy• Managerial Economics• Financial Economics• Digitisation and Data Analytics Languages of instruction In the MEcon you can choose courses in both English and German. The core courses are taught in English. Studying internationally The MEcon offers exclusively to... [-]

MIM – Master in International Management – Global Economics

United International Business Schools
Online Campus Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 9 - 36 months September 2019 Switzerland Zürich Lausanne Geneva + 5 more

Full-time students can earn a Master degree in 1 academic year of 9 months, for a total of 3 quarters of 20 credits each, or within 12 months when spreading the workload. [+]

Starting dates

Our academic calendar is based on a quarter system (1 quarter = 10 weeks). Because of the program's flexible structure and modular design, multiple starting dates are available at the start of every Quarter and of every Term, in October, November, January, February, April, May, July, and August. All campuses follow the same academic calendar.

Program duration

Full-time students can earn a Master degree in 1 academic year of 9 months, for a total of 3 quarters of 20 credits each, or within 12 months when spreading the workload.

Part-time students can earn a Master degree in 2 to 3 academic years, depending on the number of courses attempted per quarter, the course selection and the course planning; earning half the typical number of courses equals twice the duration of the full-time program. The more flexible the working hours, the more courses will be available to finish faster. Students are considered part-time while attempting 6 or fewer courses per quarter. Part-time studies are available only for students with a national passport or residence permit.... [-]