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.
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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.
Its aim is to help stop the spread of knowledge and skills that could be used in the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and their means of delivery.
The ATAS is specifically designed to ensure that those applying for postgraduate study in certain sensitive subjects do not acquire knowledge that could potentially be used in WMD courses.
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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.
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.
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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.
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.