Master Degree in Economics

Best 170 Master Programs in Economics 2018

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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.

Those who study economics first and foremost learn the differences between microeconomics and macroeconomics. Microeconomics involves the behavior of individual markets, such as households and firms, and their interactions. Macroeconomics, on the other hand, involves looking at the entire economy as a whole.

Masters in Economics

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Master's Programme in Economics

University of St.Gallen (HSG), School of Management, Economics, Law, Social Sciences and International Affairs
Campus Full time 18  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. [+]

Master's Degrees in Economics. 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... [-]

Master in Managerial Economics

University of Wroclaw - Faculty of Law, Administration and Economics
Campus Full time October 2018 Poland Wrocław

The master's degree is designed for students who expect to pursue a managerial career in business in their home country or abroad. The program provides economic skills and competencies necessary to deal with the management challenges of increasing complexity in the modern economy. [+]

Master in Managerial Economics

This two-year program presumes prior bachelor's level knowledge in economics. The master's degree is designed for students who expect to pursue a managerial career in business in their home country or abroad.

The program provides economic skills and competencies necessary to deal with the management challenges of increasing complexity in the modern economy. Courses cover both traditional and emerging economic fields, including microeconomics, managerial economics, marketing, innovation management, accounting, capital market, competition, industrial and tax policy. The program also includes the problems of international economics and business management on the Global and European Single Market.... [-]


MA in Economics

International School Of Economics
Campus Full time September 2018 Georgia Tbilisi

ISET's MA program in Economics was launched in fall 2006 as a graduate program at Tbilisi State University. The program takes students through a challenging, two-year curriculum, comparable in content and quality to the first two years of study in reputable Ph.D. programs in North America and Western Europe. All courses are taught in English by highly-qualified international faculty. [+]

ISET's MA program in Economics was launched in fall 2006 as a graduate program at Tbilisi State University. The program takes students through a challenging, two-year curriculum, comparable in content and quality to the first two years of study in reputable Ph.D. programs in North America and Western Europe. All courses are taught in English by highly-qualified international faculty.

Our faculty is diverse, comprising resident professors with Ph.D.s from universities such as Columbia University, Hebrew University and the University of Pennsylvania, and regular visitors who are world leaders in their fields, including several Fellows of the Econometric Society. The entire faculty is committed to helping students design individual study plans, supervising their thesis research, and supporting their applications for both professional jobs and Ph.D. studies abroad. The quality of research and teaching at ISET is guaranteed by the International Faculty Committee, which brings together the ISET faculty and prominent academics from around the world.... [-]


Master of Chinese Economic and Political Affairs (MCEPA)

UC San Diego School Of Global Policy & Strategy
Campus Full time September 2018 USA San Diego

This professional degree allows students to combine UC San Diego’s rigorous professional training with a specialist’s interest in China. Students are trained to use cross-disciplinary tools to dig deeply into the economics and politics of China, as well as to consider its place in the Asia Pacific region and its relationship with the U.S. [+]

GPS is proud to offer a new, innovative, two-year, full-time degree: Master of Chinese Economic and Political Affairs. Beginning in fall 2017, students will work with UC San Diego’s world-class community of China scholars to investigate in depth the most important issues relating to contemporary China.

This professional degree allows students to combine UC San Diego’s rigorous professional training with a specialist’s interest in China. Students are trained to use cross-disciplinary tools to dig deeply into the economics and politics of China, as well as to consider its place in the Asia Pacific region and its relationship with the U.S.

The expertise of the degree’s core faculty covering economics, management, political science, and policy analytics, is supplemented by other UC San Diego scholars who specialize in Chinese politics, society, history and language. The result is academic and professional training that prepares graduates for an array of academic, business, diplomatic and government positions.... [-]


Master in Economics

ESOMAS, University of Turin
Campus Full time September 2018 Italy Turin

Consulting firms, regulatory bodies, large manufacturing and financial firms rely on both strategic thinking and sound measurement of business trends. This program combines training in economics and in advanced quantitative techniques. [+]

Two-year Masters Course

Consulting firms, regulatory bodies, large manufacturing and financial firms rely on both strategic thinking and sound measurement of business trends. This program combines training in economics and in advanced quantitative techniques. The study of economic systems and economic policy, the interpretation and forecasting of macroeconomic data, and the analysis of market structures are among the core topics of the program. Graduates will hold a diploma of Laurea Magistrale.

Interaction with Collegio Carlo Alberto

Collegio Carlo Alberto is a foundation fostering research and teaching in economics, sharing the best practices of the international academic community. Economics students are encouraged to join weekly seminars as well as the “Collegio aperto”, which is a lecture series on current economic topics. Academically outstanding students may apply to become Senior Allievi of Collegio. The Allievi are expected to fulfill their university requirements, as well as to participate in additional activities at Collegio.... [-]


Master Mathematical Models in Economics and Finance (MMEF)

University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
Campus Full time September 2018 France Paris

The first year of Graduate Studies (Diplôme Universitaire), MMEF - Mathematical Methods in Economics and Finance, is a one-year, full-time, international program that is taught in English. The courses correspond to those taught in the first year of Graduate Studies, which in the Bologna European Academic System is the first year M1 of the Masters. The courses derive from pre-existing courses at the university, with intensive courses in French. [+]

First Year of Graduate Studies:

The first year of Graduate Studies (Diplôme Universitaire), MMEF - Mathematical Methods in Economics and Finance, is a one-year, full-time, international program that is taught in English. The courses correspond to those taught in the first year of Graduate Studies, which in the Bologna European Academic System is the first year M1 of the Masters. The courses derive from pre-existing courses at the university, with intensive courses in French.

The degree is devoted to the training of students in the use of mathematical models in economics and finance: mathematical economics, strategic analysis, decision theory, stochastic models, mathematical finance, and optimization models. The training is built around a large spectrum of courses, which aim to give the knowledge for the modelization of economic and financial problems, for mathematical formalization and tools for the numerical solutions. The new models in finance, economics and decision theory need a coherent training in these fields.... [-]


Research Master in Health Sciences specializing in Health Economic Analysis

Erasmus MC Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time August 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

Just graduated with a Bachelor Degree in clinical, public health or biomedical sciences and want to start making substantial contributions to future developments in medicine as a researcher? Then this Research Master is for you! With a wide range of specialisations and guidance from some of the greatest minds in these fields, you will be well on your way to a very successful research career. [+]

The Research Master programme in Health Sciences aims to provide students with a thorough understanding of methods in either clinical or public health research. Specializations include clinical epidemiology, epidemiology, public health epidemiology, genetic and molecular epidemiology, and health economic analysis. After completion, candidates will have the knowledge, understanding and skills to propose state-of-the-art studies, write excellent study protocols, perform the research, analyze the data using modern statistical techniques, make defensible causal inferences, come to justified conclusions, and write outstanding research papers. Depending on the choice of specialization, the candidate will focus on for example clinical trials, population studies, public health interventions, or modeling studies.... [-]


Master of Professional Economics

Victoria University of Wellington, Business School
Campus Full time July 2018 New Zealand Wellington

Take your career to the next level with a qualification from Victoria's Professional Economics programme. Develop an economic toolbox that you can use to address 'real-world' problems. This respected programme will equip you with decision-making skills that are based on a solid understanding of economic principles. [+]

Take your career to the next level with a qualification from Victoria's Professional Economics programme. Develop an economic toolbox that you can use to address 'real-world' problems. This respected programme will equip you with decision-making skills that are based on a solid understanding of economic principles.

Economics under the microscope

Examine the intricacies of microeconomic and macroeconomic analysis. Study market structures, the implications of government interventions in the economy and different economic theories in relation to growth, development and stability. Explore how policy influences economic decisions.

In demand

There is a real demand for skilled professional economists who are able to engage in rigorous economic analysis. To fill this need, the programme has been developed in close consultation with leading professional economists from the Government Economics Network, the New Zealand Association of Economists, bank economists and other industry experts.... [-]


Master of Economics Program

Peking University HSBC Business School (PHBS)
Campus Full time September 2018 China Shenzhen

PHBS Master of Economics is a two year and full-time program, culminating in a final thesis, which focuses on a core curriculum in economic theory and applications, and in which international students learn alongside Chinese peers in an environment of cross-cultural dialogue. [+]

Located in the thriving entrepreneurial city of Shenzhen, China, and immediately adjacent to the financial hub of Hong Kong, Peking University HSBC Business school (PHBS) brings Peking University’s historical presence to the country’s south and lies at the very heart of one of the world's most promising and dynamic metropolitan areas. Few other regions in China offer a more suitable setting for an institution destined to become this country's foremost graduate business school.

PHBS Master of Economics is a two year and full-time program, culminating in a final thesis, which focuses on a core curriculum in economic theory and applications, and in which international students learn alongside Chinese peers in an environment of cross-cultural dialogue.... [-]


Master's Programme in Economics

Umeå University, Umeå School of Business, Economics and Statistics
Campus Full time September 2018 Sweden Umeå

A growing need for knowledge in economics is a feature of an ever-evolving society. The Master's Programme in Economics seeks both to broaden the content of the undergraduate programme and to provide students with essential tools for advanced studies and a career as an economist. [+]

Umeå University, Umeå School of Business, Economics and Statistics Master's Programme in Economics

About the programme

A growing need for knowledge in economics is a feature of an ever-evolving society. The Master's Programme in Economics seeks both to broaden the content of the undergraduate programme and to provide students with essential tools for advanced studies and a career as an economist.

The faculty members teaching and supervising in the Master's Programme in Economics have a strong standing in the international research community and good connections to authorities and firms. Students completing the Master's Programme in Economics may apply to our PhD programme. Since the programme is a research-oriented programme based on the PhD-programme, many of the courses are transferable to the doctoral level. The programme starting fall 2015 offer two new profiles in addition to the general profile:... [-]


Research Master in Economics

Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

Research Master in Economics? Only be satisfied with the highest standards. Join the graduate school and research institute of the economics departments at Erasmus University Rotterdam, University of Amsterdam and VU Amsterdam. At the renowned Tinbergen Institute, named after Jan Tinbergen, Dutch Nobel Prize laureate in Economics (1969), you take the necessary steps toward a PhD while working with the best lecturers and researchers of these three leading Dutch universities. Here, you benefit from lectures by internationally renowned experts in a small-scale setting with fellow students from all over the world. [+]

Research Master in Economics

The programme is a two-year research master in economics, econometrics and finance. Fully dedicated to preparing students for PhD thesis research.

Research Master in Economics? Only be satisfied with the highest standards. Join the graduate school and research institute of the economics departments at Erasmus University Rotterdam, University of Amsterdam and VU Amsterdam. At the renowned Tinbergen Institute, named after Jan Tinbergen, Dutch Nobel Prize laureate in Economics (1969), you take the necessary steps toward a PhD while working with the best lecturers and researchers of these three leading Dutch universities. Here, you benefit from lectures by internationally renowned experts in a small-scale setting with fellow students from all over the world.... [-]


Master in Economics and Business Administration - Human Resource Management (MSc)

University of Southern Denmark
Campus Full time September 2018 Denmark Odense

This programme provides students with the relevant skills in human resource management and consulting, which will enable them to help employers make decisions that meet both their employees’ and organisation’s needs [+]

Personnel costs are significant, and it is critical that organisations understand their employees’ abilities, skills, and motivations, so that they can develop and implement value-creating strategies.The MSc in Human Resources Management focuses on the theories and methods of effective human resource management, in order to develop structured and principled insights regarding effective strategic and operational human resource management. In comparison to many other HR programmes, the MSc at SDU provides graduates with the skills needed to analyse the human resources of the firm, from both a behavioural and economic perspective.Students will develop the theoretical and practical skills needed to manage functions and projects in human resource management, and will be able to think in principled ways about the key policies and choices of recruiting and retaining talent, as well as how to apply their skills in the design of policies and programmes.The programme is particularly suitable for students who want to pursue a career in the field of human resource management.Compulsory Courses 1st Semester • Human Resource Management• Advanced Management Principles• Foundations of Organisation2nd Semester• Leadership and Organizational Communication• Personnel Economics• Research Seminar in Advanced Strategy and Organization TheoryCareer OpportunitiesThe MSc programme in Human Resource Management provides students with an excellent foundation for a variety future career opportunities. The competencies obtained during the MSc can be used in a number of HR-related careers including: • Human Resource Co-ordinator• Human Resource Specialist • Human Resource Management• Corporate Communication Manager• Business ConsultantWhether you want a career as self-employed HR specialist, or as... [-]


Master in Economics

University of San Francisco - College of Arts & Sciences
Campus Full time Part time August 2018 USA San Francisco + 1 more

The Master of Arts in Economics consists of a foundation program (waived for students who have completed equivalent coursework), economics core, a research project in your chosen concentration area, a master’s thesis, and opportunities for internships. [+]

Program Details

The Master of Arts in Economics consists of a foundation program (waived for students who have completed equivalent coursework), economics core, a research project in your chosen concentration area, a master’s thesis, and opportunities for internships.

Full-time students complete the program in two years. A flexible format is available to meet the needs of part-time students.

Learning Outcomes Understand modern micro and macroeconomic theories and their applications to contemporary economic problems including decision-making in conditions of risk and uncertainty, and the role of information; open economy macroeconomics and its application to exchange rate movements and financial crises; efficiency wage models, real business cycles; and endogenous growth. Conduct original quantitative empirical analysis of a relevant economic problem specifically, students should be able to express an economic theory in terms of an observable model; formulate a strategy for collecting the data necessary to estimate a well-specified empirical model; determine the appropriate estimation method for the empirical model; utilize statistical software to conduct such estimation; and meaningfully interpret the results. Carry out independent economic research including development of an original research question, a compilation of a professional literature review, the specification of a theoretical and testable empirical model; econometric analysis; and effective communication of the study's principal findings and policy implications. Curriculum ... [-]

Master in Economics

University of Helsinki
Campus Full time September 2018 Finland Helsinki

Master’s Program in Economics at the University of Helsinki provides demanding, high-quality education in the field of economics. Oriented towards social sciences, the two study tracks of the program prepare students for demanding expert occupations or equip them with the capability to pursue a Doctoral Degree in Economics. Graduates of the programme are hard currency in the labor market. [+]

Demanding, high-quality education in economics

Master’s Program in Economics at the University of Helsinki provides demanding, high-quality education in the field of economics. Oriented towards social sciences, the two study tracks of the program prepare students for demanding expert occupations or equip them with the capability to pursue a Doctoral Degree in Economics. Graduates of the program are hard currency in the labor market.

Goal of the pro­gram

This program prepares you for a career as an economist in business, financial markets, and the public sector. Upon completing the program you will be awarded the Master of Social Sciences degree, having demonstrated that you have developed many skills needed in your future career:... [-]


MPhil in Globalization, Economics and Law

Oporto Global University - Universidade Portucalense
Campus Full time October 2018 Portugal Porto

Nowadays, integration into the global economy is an inescapable imperative for countries, companies and other organizations. The approach of this reality is interdisciplinary, crossing the areas of Economics, Law, and Management. As a result of the highly multidimensional character of the globalization phenomenon, this master course aims to promote and disseminate specialized knowledge on Globalization, Economics, and Law, including Management elements. [+]

Nowadays, integration into the global economy is an inescapable imperative for countries, companies and other organizations. The approach of this reality is interdisciplinary, crossing the areas of Economics, Law, and Management. As a result of the highly multidimensional character of the globalization phenomenon, this master course aims to promote and disseminate specialized knowledge on Globalization, Economics, and Law, including Management elements.

Why choose this program

The MPhil Globalization, Economics and Law focuses on themes of high economic and social relevance. It is secured by a qualified faculty, formed and developed within the extant academic and scientific paradigms.... [-]