Economic Development and Globalization

Rijksuniversiteit Groningen

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Deze opleiding

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Do you want to understand the opportunities and challenges posed by globalization for economic development of countries? Then this programme is for you.

Increasing international trade and finance is opening up new opportunities for the growth of firms, regions and countries. At the same time, it is posing new challenges as the benefits are not equally distributed and inequality is rising. In the one-year Master's degree in Economic Development and Globalization, you will learn the tools to grasp the complex relationships between globalization and the economic development of regions and countries.

You will use state-of-the-art economic theories to discover the impact of global trade and of financial globalisation on economic growth and welfare. As you develop your skills, you will learn to recognise the forces that shape geographical patterns of economic activity. You will learn to advise firms and governments on how to reap the benefits of globalisation and international value chains.

For those seeking to augment the one-year programme in Groningen, there are four possibilities to follow a Double Degree: with Fudan University (Shanghai), the University of Göttingen (Germany), Lund University (Sweden) and Corvinus University (Budapest).

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locatieGroningen
diplomaMSc
typeregulier, 60 EC
start1 februari, 1 september
taalvolledig English
opleidingsduur12 maanden voltijd
accreditatiesNVAO
croho-code60963
heeft geen numerus fixus
geen honoursprogramma

Waarom aan de Rijksuniversiteit?

In the programme you learn how globalization is changing our world. What is the role of internationally operating organisations, institutions and policies in economic advancement and in bridging the global development gap? The MSc in Economic Development and Globalization is an internationally accredited programme, ensuring a high-quality education that meets both the AACSB and EQUIS standards, which only one percent of universities reach worldwide.

Open dagen en meeloopdagen

Masterweek Groningen
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Studieprogramma

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1e jaar The programme offers two profiles: 'Globalization, Growth and Development' and 'International Capital and Globalization'. You choose a specific set of electives, write your master's thesis on a topic within that theme and receive a certificate as a supplement to your degree.
periode
Economic Development
Elective(s) MSc ED&G A
Elective(s) MSc ED&G B
Foreign Direct Investment & Trade
Master's thesis afstuderen
Research Seminar for ED&G
2e jaar
periode
Double Degree option: Central-East European Economies (Budapest)
Double Degree option: Applied International and Development Economics (Göttingen) keuzevak
Double Degree option: China and the World Economy (Shanghai) keuzevak
Double Degree option: Economic Development and Growth (Lund) keuzevak

specialisaties

profiel Globalization, Growth and Development



The global production system is increasingly becoming more fragmented. This raises some important questions. Is manufacturing located in developed or developing countries? And do fragments have a natural home-base, for example, R&D in developed countries and assembly in developing countries? Some firms participate in this process, others do not. What determines the internationalization choices of firms? What is the role of distance, transportation costs, or language and culture when making these choices? Increasing country specialization has consequences for local labour markets. Are labour markets becoming increasingly specialized as well? Are they becoming more globally integrated, just like commodity markets?
In this profile, students will learn to use tools and methods to answer such questions and to independently carry out analyses of the causes and consequences of globalization.

profiel International Capital and Globalization



There has been high economic growth with increasing financial fragility since the 1990s worldwide. This was followed by credit crises and recessions in much of the Western world since 2007 and the threat of crisis elsewhere (e.g. China). Students study these developments based on theories of banking, financial markets, international capital flows and exchange rates. How have financial markets and their regulation changed in recent decades? How have changes in exchange rates and capital flows affected policies, for example with respect to the euro area? When is financial development good for economic growth and stability and when does it lead to financial crisis and recession? When do international capital flows contribute positively to an economy and when do they cause harm? What caused the euro crisis and how do we evaluate alternative solutions?
In this profile, students will learn to use tools and methods to answer such questions and to independently carry out analyses of the causes and consequences of (financial) globalization.

  1. DDM - Central-Eastern European Economics (Budapest)The two-year double-degree master combines international business and international economics topics, with a special focus on issues of economic transformation and integration.
  2. Energy Focus AreaFocus your MSc on Energy and open up extra career opportunities. The Energy Focus Area requires you to complete two of four possible electives and write an MSc thesis on an energy topic.
  3. Master InternshipOpportunity for an internship between February and June. You will be rewarded 15 ECTS on top of your programme. Your thesis will be postponed to the first semester of your next study year.
  4. DDM - Applied International and Development Economics (Göttingen)The two-year double-degree master focuses more on the economic development of low-income countries and a more microeconomic perspective on inequality, poverty and growth.
  5. DDM - Economic Development and Growth (MEDEG, Lund)This two-year double-degree master combines the analysis of economic development from a long-run, historical perspective with a range of courses in economics and demography.
  6. DDM - China and the World Economy (Fudan)This two-year double-degree focuses on a variety of themes related to the economy of China and China's role in the world economy.

Onderwijs

taal van onderwijs100% en
onderwijsopzet52% zelfstudie
26% theorie
22% praktijk
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afstandsonderwijsn.v.t.
Studying means working independently and planning your studies yourself. But successful studying depends on many different factors, so it is understandable that you may need to consult an impartial expert to discuss your study progress and personal circumstances that influence your studies. The faculty's study advisor's are available to help you. Obviously, everything discussed with the study advisor remains confidential.

Toelating en studiekosten

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startmomenten

1 februari 2019
aanmelding deadline : 1 november 2018
wettelijk tarief : € 2083
instellingstarief : € 14650
niet-EU/EER studenten : € 14600
1 september 2018
aanmelding deadline : 1 juni 2018
wettelijk tarief : € 2060
instellingstarief : € 2060
niet-EU/EER studenten : € 14350
1 september 2019
aanmelding deadline : 1 juni 2019
wettelijk tarief : € 2083
instellingstarief : € 14650
niet-EU/EER studenten : € 14600
studie kosten
bron: Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
bedrag kostenpost
€ 8000levensonderhoudper jaar
inbegrepen in collegegeld
registration fee
examination

estimated monthly costs

bron: Nibud
bedragkostenpost
303kamerhuur in Groningenrond het landelijk gemiddelde
22internet+tv
152boodschappen/kostgeld
32telefoon
117verzekeringen
158collegegeldop basis van € 1906 per jaar
80studieboeken en -spullen
29drinken/snoep/snacks
77uiterlijkkleding, kapper, schoenen
30contributies/abonnementen
132vrije tijdstappen, uit eten, vakantie
42vervoernaast de OV-kaart
45overig

€ 1171totale maandelijkse uitgaven landelijk gemiddelde is € 1181
Hiernaast staat een overzicht van de gemiddelde kosten die een uitwonende student heeft. Niet iedere student heeft met iedere kostenpost te maken. Het totaalgemiddelde is dus niet gelijk aan de optelsom van alle kostenposten.

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Studenten en studentenleven

studentaantallen

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?% daarvan is vrouw
? eerstejaars gestart in
?% daarvan is vrouw
28510 studenten aan de Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
51% daarvan is vrouw
bron: HBO-raad/VSNU

studievereniging

EBF
The Economics and Business Faculty association (EBF) is the faculty association for all students studying at the faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Groningen.
The EBF is your partner during your time in Groningen by organising events that support you with your studies and help you prepare for your future career.
Master Community - IE&B
Make the most of your master by getting to know your fellow students and prepare for your future career.

Op kamers in Groningen

55216studenten studerend
31914studenten woonachtig   
€ 303gemiddelde kamerprijs
kamer betaalbaarheid
21 m2gemiddelde kameroppervlak
kamer beschikbaarheid
bron: Nationale Studenten Enquête

Na de studie

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Beroepsperspectief / arbeidsmarkt

After completing this programme you are a broadly-oriented economist with a strong international profile. You are ready for an international career at multinational firms, in financial institutions, consultancy and public organisations. Jobs such as market analyst, trade expert, global strategy and policy advisor will suit you well. Because all our programmes are EQUIS and AACSB accredited, which only 1% of universities reach worldwide, your degree will be highly valued on the labour market.

Graduates of the MSc ED&G will be able to take up positions in internationally oriented firms (such as banks and multinationals), international organisations (such as World Bank, IMF, European Union, UN and OECD) and internationally oriented departments of government agencies and policy advisors. The programme is focused on developing the kind of skills and abilities needed by those who work as professional economists and economic advisers.

The MSc ED&G offers a consistent international setting both in terms of content and orientation at a high level. Graduates are selected to participate in high-level research activities of international organisations (such as the OECD in Paris, Conference Board in New York, and the ILO in Geneva) and national organisations (such as the Dutch Central Bank and The Netherlands' Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis). Our academic staff have strong relationships with international research and consultancy institutes as well as policy advice centres.

FEB Career Services
To support you in developing your career and strengthen your employability skills, our FEB Career Services empowers you to achieve lifelong success through various career services during your studies. Check: FEB Career Services.



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