Economics is a one-year Master's program in English at Radboud University.
This master program can give you insight beyond money, markets and regulations and help you to become an economist that can that can tackle complex economic issues in today's fast-changing, globalising world.
Radboud University offers six master's specializations in economics. When choosing a specialization is important to understand that each one can lead to very different perspectives. Each specialization has its own advantages and challenges. Do you want to immerse yourself in the nitty-gritty of a company's finances? Or would you prefer to understand financial markets and perhaps be the one that discovers how they can be tamed? Or are you more interested in the economies of developing countries that offer great challenges but also surprising potential?
Accounting and Control will help you to gain the skills and academic knowledge required to become professionals in the domains of auditing, accountancy, controlling and financial management/consulting.
Multinational Corporate Finance is about understanding a (multinational) firm's financial position and knowing how to deal with not just economic but also psychological, cultural and legal aspects to strengthen that position and maximise profits.
Financial Economics focuses on understanding modern financial economics, which includes asset pricing, risk management, monetary policy and financial regulations for pursuing careers at, for example, banks, capital funds and finance ministries.
International Economics & Business -this specialization deals with the area where the international economy meets the international business. By choosing this specialization you will become a specialist who can solve economic issues that are relevant for companies that operate abroad. International Economics & Development- this Master specialization is for students who want to look beyond the problem. If you want to find out how problems such as global hunger, infant mortality, discrimination are related to economic growth, this is your specialty.
Economics and Policy focuses on understanding the theories that are needed to create both sound and feasible policies that could solve micro or macro economic issues.
Location: Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Duration: 1 year
Specializations: Accounting and Control, Multinational Corporate Finance, Financial Economics, International Economics & Business, International Economics & Development, Economics and Policy
Main subjects: Pluralisms in Economics, International Financial Markets, Methods of Empirical Analysis
Possible careers: accountant, financial analyst, investment manager, an economist in international organizations (The World Bank, UN), consulting firms, NGOs, and national governments.
• Bachelor's degree in the field of economy
• Cover Letter
• Copy of ID card
• English Certificate
• A) IELTS certificate with a minimum of 6.5 points; TOEFL Internet version at least 90; Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE)
• B) If you have completed a bachelor's program in English does not need certificate
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