The Barcelona GSE Economics Program provides rigorous training for admission to top doctoral programs and for technically demanding careers.
Students who complete this program will acquire an excellent grounding and deep understanding of the field's foundations, applications, and policies covering theoretical and empirical approaches.
The Economics Program course listing is broad enough to offer students specialized training in a number of areas:
More than half of our Economics alumni continue their education through GPEFM or in another PhD or graduate program at prestigious schools around the world. Alumni who choose a professional career path are regularly hired by governmental agencies, international banking, consulting and research firms.
Upon successful completion of the program, students will receive a Master Degree in Economics and Finance awarded jointly with the Universitat Pompeu Fabra. The degree requires the successful completion of 60 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) credits of graduate courses (6 credits are equivalent to a 40 hour course), some compulsory and some elective. The students' final program must be discussed with and approved by the Master Director.
Examples of recent Economics placements:
The Oil and Gas industry is a fast-growing sector which is going through a period of unprecedented change, and thousands of new jobs are likely to be created over the next few years. Our MSc degree is designed for those interested or already engaged in a career in the industry.
The MSc will help you develop a comprehensive understanding of the Oil and Gas industry, making you aware of recent developments as well as limitations and problems with the techniques in current practice.
The extractive industries are a complex business environment, and the degree aims to help you develop your understanding to improve business and management practice.
The course will provide you with both research and practice-based comprehension of the major areas of Oil and Gas Management. Particular subjects studied include such areas as:
Lectures are underpinned by tutorial groups, seminars, workshops and research projects to help you focus and develop practical skills, as well as research skills and problem-solving abilities.
This degree is a multidisciplinary award, drawing resources from across the University and bringing in expertise from the sciences, engineering, technology and law.
You will receive tuition from both academics and a range of experienced industrial practitioners.
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This MSc will qualify you to apply for a variety of management careers in oil refineries or the selling and distribution of natural gas and crude oil products. You could also look at postgraduate research at academic institutions worldwide.
You will gain understanding of both your specialist subject area, as well as the wider organisational and industry framework. The specialist skills gained will help you operate in the Oil and Gas industry, solving complex problems and making decisions. You will be able to conduct research, either individually or collaboratively, being able to recognise and address ethical dilemmas and corporate social responsibility issues.
This is an online postgraduate conversion programme during which you’ll develop the knowledge, understanding and critical thinking required to practice as a valuer or property surveyor. It offers a range of modules which address the competencies required for these disciplines, and it is recognised as meeting the RICS educational requirements for membership (Graduate Route 1).
This programme is delivered by supported online learning and can be studied in any location.
These courses are also registered with the Hong Kong Non-local Courses Registry (NCR registration number 252545). It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which these courses may lead.
This is one of a suite of MSc conversion programmes that enable graduates from disciplines unrelated to Real Estate and Construction to obtain an RICS/CIOB accredited degree, giving access to professional membership.
-Develop the skills and knowledge required to persue a career in valuation, development, managment, agency and investment in Real Estate.
-Accredited by RICS as meeting the educational requirements for membership
-Allows graduates from unrelated subject areas to study for a career in Real Estate
-Remain in employment and study in your own time and at a pace that suits you, gaining an MSc in as little time as two years
-Supported online learning means there is no need to attend a campus
The opportunities available are extensive and include the following career paths; valuation surveying, commercial/residential agency, consultancy, property management, investment management and property development.
This programme is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE).
Assessment consists of a mix of coursework and examinations. The module information sheet provides details of the assessment method for each module.
Humans are dependent on and live in close proximity with their livestock and the interfaces of livestock with wildlife are permeable and complex. This programme addresses a clear need to integrate ecological disciplines with studies of disease in wildlife, livestock and human populations, with concepts of land management, livestock production and wildlife management.
The aims of the programme are to
This programme will suit students who need to broaden their knowledge and skills to improve their employability in organisations that have a mandate to provide services to diverse stakeholders in complex systems. Veterinarians in government agencies with wide ranging responsibilities, in conservation organisations and NGOs would find this particularly useful. Similarly, conservation biologists who have little or no familiarity with livestock production or animal health will benefit.
The Global Air Pollution & Health: Management and Science MSc is a unique study programme that combines research excellence with close links to business and policy makers. The course covers all aspects of air quality, from emissions, measurement and modelling to exposure science and the impacts of air pollutants on health.
The World Health Organisation estimated that in 2012 air pollution was associated with seven million premature deaths worldwide. This finding more than doubles the previous estimates and also confirms that air pollution is now the world's largest single environmental health risk.
As part of the Global Air Pollution & Health: Management and Science MSc, you will receive training from leading air quality and health experts who currently advise the World Health Organisation, the UK Government and the European Commission. You will gain a detailed knowledge and understanding of the contemporary theory and practice of air quality and its management.
The course is made up of optional and required modules, and you will complete the course in one year, studying September to September. You must take modules totalling 180 credits to meet the requirements of the qualification, of which 60 credits will come from a dissertation.
This programme provides the educational opportunities that will enable students to develop the knowledge, research understanding, analytical and reasoning skills required for advanced air quality assessment, management research.
You will be assessed through a combination of coursework and examinations. This can include written assignments such as essays, case studies (written and oral), dissertations and practical assessments. In addition, some modules will require you to undertake a presentation as part of the module assessment.
The study time and assessment methods detailed above are typical and give you a good indication of what to expect.
With a Global Air Pollution & Health; Managment & Science MSc you would be in an ideal position to continue your career in research, work in the business sector- for example in large multinational consultancies, national government agencies, the European Commission and NGO's.
Gain the technical qualification of an advanced mechanical engineer... with the managerial skills necessary to advance your career in the field.
The School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Queen's University Belfast offers advanced degrees in Mechanical Engineering of the highest standards taught by enthusiastic staff with reputations in research, teaching and innovation and who will inspire you to become the best you can be once you graduate and become a professional.
This programme is for students from a broad range of STEM-related degrees who want to develop the relevant skills to practice mechanical engineering in an industrial setting, as well as practicing engineers who are looking to improve their professional and management skills and also refresh their skills and knowledge in technical engineering subjects.
The course benefits from a strong dual-emphasis on technical content and professional skills along with a focus on student development through practice and project work rather than desk-work alone. Content is delivered by both academic experts and industry consultants / practitioners, and real-world examples of engineering problems are dissected through taught modules and regular industry-based projects.
Mechanical Engineers fulfil important roles in many industries including power, transport, aerospace, manufacturing, marine, and medical devices. Demand for Masters level Mechanical Engineering graduates continues to grow globally.
Queen's University is offering an MSc in Advanced Mechanical Engineering comprising modules from its internationally recognised and accredited MEng course.
A broad range of modules is available with a strong foundation in physical science and numerical analysis. Topics include advanced materials, structures and dynamics, power and energy, design and managment.
Modules have an emphasis on industrial application and are delivered by internationally recognised academic staff with strong industrial research links.
Formal lectures are presented, but students will also acquire knowledge and understanding experientially through assignments as well as individual and group project work.
Assessment is based on written examinations, coursework and oral presentations by both individuals and groups.
The School provides a supportive learning environment with an emphasis on IT provision and the use of advanced engineering simulation and modelling software platforms that are industrially relevant.
The programme includes a significant piece of independent project work. For full-time candidates this is typically associated with technologically leading research activities within the School. For part-time candidates, the project is normally undertaken in conjunction with the candidate's employer and academic supervision.
The School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering has an international reputation for research quality, and was one of the top Mechanical Engineering Schools in the last UK REF assessment of higher education. Students benefit from teaching that is informed by leading-edge research and supported by first-class facilities.
Prospects for Mechanical Engineers with Master level qualifications are excellent with very high graduate employment rates and graduate salary levels above the UK average.
With 34 years of experience in hospitality management, ESSEC offers a leading MSc in Hospitality Management IMHI program that is completed in two years. Originally named Institut de Management Hôtelier International (IMHI), the program was initially created in 1981 as a joint venture between Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration and Essec Business School, a partnership which lasted for 25 years.
The IMHI is recognized worldwide as Europe’s leading hospitality management program and prepares future managers for high-level operational responsibilities in all tourism and hospitality sectors. Demanding and thorough, this intensive and specialized MSc experience will add a whole new dimension to your career.
ESSEC’s World Class International Faculty
You will have the privilege of being taught by ESSEC’s world renowned faculty which is comprised of more than 135 individuals, representing 35 nationalities and the world’s most prestigious institutions.
You will also have the opportunity to regularly participate in classes and seminars led by experts internationally recognized in different fields of hospitality for their research interests and teaching specializations as well as senior executives from partner companies.
With your career objectives in mind, you can choose between four specializations:
You will meet and talk with senior executives and industry leaders from international hospitality companies. Throughout the year, the ESSEC Center of Excellence in Smart Life organizes events such as the Annual IMHI Forum, Industry Leader Conferences and debates/discussions in which senior executives and industry leaders participate in.
The Consultancy Project
You will be presented with a real-world challenging business situation where with a group of classmates, you will use knowledge acquired during the program to solve. The project is carried out full-time for two months and supervised by a faculty member and a company executive.
For over 30 years, the MSc in Hospitality Management IMHI program has been building relationships with industry leaders in all sectors of the hospitality industry. ESSEC IMHI is recognized by these partners as an industry leading program as many alumni have gone on to achieve highly successful careers in these companies.
The partners and contributors participate in the program in various ways:
World Class Career Preparation
The MSc in Hospitality Management IMHI has a dedicated full-time team who will work with you individually to discuss your respective career goals and how you can make them a reality.
At ESSEC IMHI we take pride in having one of the best postgraduate program dedicated to hospitality. It is not a hotel school program but a sector specific MSc within an international business school. The program gives you the tools to be highly competitive within this industry. With more than 30 years of experience, ESSEC MSc in Hospitality Management IMHI offers a great network of alumni in the various subfields of hospitality, food and travel at various seniority levels.
International Hospitality Partnerships
For over 30 years, ESSEC has been building relationships with industry leaders. With many alumni moving on to work for these international hospitality organizations, the partnerships have grown stronger over time.
ESSEC Business School along with the ESSEC SmartLife regularly hosts events where industry leaders from these organizations come to debate and discuss current issues and trends in the hospitality business. These events are followed by a networking event where students have the unique opportunity to discuss their careers with these individuals and also with the recruitment teams of the companies.
Join the 50 000 Alumni around the world
When you join ESSEC Business School, you join a community, yours! You will discover within the community, the power of ESSEC network.
ESSEC Alumni already has 50 000 graduates with diverse profiles dispersed in all corners of the world. With unique personalities, they share a common goal, to achieve their career objectives.
As you enter ESSEC, you become a member of ESSEC Alumni and you remain one forever. This is, in principal, the lifetime membership, that ESSEC has been the first French Business school with a global reach to put in place.
At each step, before and after your course, ESSEC Alumni allows you to:
Discover all the services and facilities offered by ESSEC Alumni here
IMHI Alumni Association
AAIMHI is the Alumni Association of IMHI, which operates independently from the school and serves over 1,500 alumni spanning 45 nationalities and 55 countries part of the 47,000 strong ESSEC Alumni network. With more than 30 years of experience, ESSEC IMHI offers a great network of alumni in the various subfields of hospitality at various seniority levels.