This internationally-oriented program is offered by one of the leading economics departments in Austria. You enjoy ample freedom to develop solid skills in your favourite fields of interest, preparing for careers in economic policy, research, or business.
MSc Economics is an internationally oriented, two-year Master's program taught in English. You can choose between an Applied Track and a Science Track, select your favourite areas of specialization and study for a semester at a renowned international partner university. The program provides students with a thorough understanding of economic theories and state-of-the art empirical methods, applying them to a broad range of policy and business topics.
In the first half of the first semester there is an introductory phase jointly taught for both tracks which students have to pass to continue their studies. Thereafter separate mandatory courses are offered for the two tracks.
A rigorous selection process and our highly qualified faculty ensure the highest quality standards. Hence, students experience learning in small teams with various opportunities to work closely with other students and faculty members.
As a graduate of the WU Economics Master's Program, you find a broad range of attractive career opportunities. Typically, graduates make a quick transition from university into jobs. About 85 percent hold a job within three months after graduation.
Information on funding and scholarships can be found at the following website: https://www.wu.ac.at/en/students/my-degree-program/masters-student-guide/grants-and-scholarships/
IACA is the first international organization and educational institution to offer a global, postgraduate degree programme in anti-corruption and compliance: the Master of Arts in Anti-Corruption Studies (MACS). The MACS is a two-year, in career programme designed for working professionals who wish to remain fully employed while pursuing their degree. The programme focuses on an advanced study of anti-corruption and compliance and runs over a period of 26 months. It brings together professionals from around the world with related work experience in the public and private sectors, international and non-governmental organizations, media, and academia.
Programme is formally accredited under the laws of the Republic of Austria, and in accordance with the European Bologna process. Programme graduates will receive a Master of Arts degree (M.A.) in Anti-Corruption Studies, which includes 120 ECTS credits and enables enrollment in Ph.D. Programmes. The language of instruction in the MACS programme is English. The deadline to apply for the MACS 2017 Programme is 30 June 2017.
The programme is comprised of seven modules and a master thesis. Each module includes a ten-day in-class session at IACA campus or other locations worldwide, as well as self-study phases before and after the session. Four modules are completed in the first academic year. Three modules and the Master Thesis are completed in the second academic year.
The overall programme fee is 28,820 EUR, payable in two instalments. This includes all teaching materials, catering, and shuttle bus service during the in-class sessions and excludes accommodation, travel, and any other expenses during the modules.
IACA offers a limited number of scholarships fully or partially covering the programme fee, travel and accommodation expenses. These scholarships are highly competitive. They are available to citizens of Least Developed Countries (LDC), as defined by the United Nations.