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Economics is a science that was born in the Ancient Greece and developed into a complex study of financial entities. The objects of study are economic agents and their particular activity, as well as their evolution. Microeconomics, the field that studies the basic elements of the markets, including agents, while macroeconomics focuses on the entire economy and the factors that affect it. Microeconomics and macroeconomics are the two main sub-disciplines of economy.

Business schools and universities provide in depth degrees in economics at all degree levels. Students who enrol in a Master degree in economy have the chance to identify all factors that influence the financial world and to also specialize in one of the field that economics applies to, such as education, law, social institutions, science and others.

After they earn a Master’s degree in economics, graduates find employment as accountants, financial risk analysts, economists or financial specialists in all companies of the market, regardless of their activity field.

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Short Course UCL Summer School

The University College London (UCL) Summer School gives students from around the world a chance to study in a global top 10 university (QS World University Rankings 2016/17), in the centre of one of the world's most dynamic capital cities. Study for 3 or 6 weeks this summer and choose modules from subject areas such as Political Science, Economics and Health Sciences. 

United Kingdom
Short Course Understanding the Rise of China

The Understanding the Rise of China programme offered by the University of Nottingham Ningbo China is designed for non-Chinese Studies major students and domestic students with an interest in understanding the rise of China and its implications. This acclaimed summer school is now running for its fifth year.

China
Summer Course Feminist Political Economy and Development

The course will be based on a combination of lectures, tutorials and interactive activities to introduce students to key concepts and theories and, crucially, to encourage students to think about and discuss what they learn. The Feminist Political Economy and Development course is offered at SOAS University of London.

United Kingdom
Certificate Corporate Governance after the Financial Crisis

The Corporate Governance after the Financial Crisis course is offered at Utrecht Summer School. Do you want to know how corporations are directed and how we can make them perform better? After this course you will know the answers! Research about the Financial Crisis showed that a failing Corporate Governance of financial institutions was an important cause of this crisis.

Netherlands