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.
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.
Master's in Economics in Switzerland
Sciences Po has signed dual degree agreements with leading universities around the world, in order to allow Master students to do a dual degree in two years. [+]
Working in the private sector, as a consultant, an entrepreneur or in a large multinational firm requires both a broad knowledge in economics and an aptitude to master the modern tools of strategy, accounting, and finance. [+]
The Master in Economic Law is a two-year program. The application procedure is exactly the same as for other Master programs at Sciences Po, with the identical tuition fees, deadline and scholarships. [+]
The Master in Public Policy is based on a multidisciplinary approach to public affairs, with courses that explore the intersection between public policy and cutting-edge technologies, and emphasize policy and decision making 2.0. [+]
This two-year program, built on the complementary approaches of two prestigious members of the Global Public Policy Network (GPPN), combines the study of economics, public administration, global health and management. [+]
Dual Degree with the Hertie School of Governance (Berlin, Germany) This two-year programme, built on the complementary approaches of two prestigious members of the Global Public Policy Network (GPPN), combines the study of economics, public policy and management. [+]
This two-year programme, built on the complementary approaches of two prestigious members of the Global Public Policy Network (GPPN), combines the study of economics, public administration, global health and management. [+]
The unique Master in International Economic Policy focuses on the issues that challenge the economic diplomat or international policy-maker, the business and financial sectors, the specialised journalist or indeed society at large. [+]
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. [+]
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. [+]
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 in International Economic History [+]
The MA-IR programme is a Double Master’s Degree programme with a focus on International Relations, Diplomacy and Business. The programme will better arm graduates to face some of the world’s changing challenges and newer problems. [+]
The Master in Public Affairs (MPA) is Sciences Po's flagship full-time one-year programme for mid-career professionals interested in public policy and the interaction of public and private sectors. It prepares students for today's policy environment which is co-developed, co-produced and co-managed by empowered individuals. [+]
The Master’s Programme in Economics offers an extensive economic education. [+]