Author : Shivani Pundhir | 20-05-2019 | 1494 Views
Every year, thousands of international postgraduates make the decision to study Masters in Europe – and it’s not hard to see why.
Studying in Europe will allow you to benefit from the centuries of academic prestige and expertise accumulated at the world’s oldest universities. As you do, you’ll have the chance to learn other languages, get work experience abroad and prove to future employers that you have the skills and experience necessary to succeed in an increasingly globalised world.
A Masters degree from India even in the commerce or business streams has little value in the job market. Whereas a masters degree from abroad can make a huge difference to your career.
We’ve written guidelines to some of the most favoured destinations in Europe- Germany, Netherlands, Denmark etc.
Here are a few peculiar courses for Masters in Economics-
Master of Science in Economics (University of Ghent, Belgium):
The Economics programme studies the functioning of the global economy. You will discuss all economic actors and their interactions: families, businesses, financial institutions, government and society. The masters programme provides you with advanced insight into economic theories, models and techniques that you can use to analyse and evaluate complex social issues with regard to the interactions and behaviours between economic actors.
2. Neuroeconomics (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands): You learn quantitative skills that allow you to employ advanced experimental methods. Use them to understand social and economic decision-making at different levels of analysis: at the neurobiological, psychological and economic level.
3. Econometrics and mathematical economics(Tilburg University, Netherlands): Learn the latest modelling techniques in economics, econometrics, statistics, and big data methods to solve actual challenges such as: choosing the best economic policy, designing labour markets and capital investments, regulating competition, and recommending strategic behaviour for firms and consumers.
4. Financial economics (Tilburg University, Netherlands): Combine practical financial management with economic analysis of the markets you invest in. You will address, for example, urgent problems in the Eurozone, international financial supervision, micro-finance, bank-runs and systemic risk, and taxation of financial institutions. This is a track of MSc Economics.
5. Port & Transport Economics(Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands): Are you fascinated by transport and its driving role in economic development? Do you enjoy the hustle and bustle of the city, where economic growth manifests itself? This programme focuses on the challenges in better organising and managing transport, logistics and cities, boosting further economic growth. Through interactive lectures, challenging assignments and lively debates you learn to apply the appropriate methods for a wide range of real-life issues.
Here are a few peculiar courses for Masters in Psychology-
1. Clinical Psychology (Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands): For the practical skills training, the Master’s programme Clinical Psychology offers two different tracks: the ‘Research training track’ and the ‘Clinical training track’. You will have to choose one of them. NB: two is not an option. Please list your preference when you apply. The admission criteria do not differ for both tracks.
If you are interested in working in mental healthcare after your studies, we advise you to choose the ‘Clinical training track’.
2. Master of Research in Work and Organizational Psychology(Maastricht University, Netherlands) : Which working conditions help prevent mental fatigue? What determines the effectiveness of a team? And how do you stimulate innovation? These are the types of questions you'll be asking if you specialise in Work and Organisational Psychology. The programme covers topics such as human resources, human organisation and work psychology. You’ll also attend a series of workshops that specifically focus on practical skills, such as applying job analyses and measuring human performance.
3. Legal Psychology(Maastricht University, Netherlands): eyewitness testimonies? Which tests can you use to detect malingers? You'll explore topics like this in the specialisation in Legal Psychology. This programme, the only one of its kind in the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany, includes courses on topics such as lie detection, eyewitness testimonies, interrogation techniques and false confessions.
4. cross-cultural economic psychology(Tilburg, Netherlands): Cross-cultural psychology is the scientific study of human behaviour and mental processes, including both their variability and invariance, under diverse cultural conditions. Through expanding research methodologies to recognize cultural variance in behaviour, language, and meaning it seeks to extend and develop the psychology
5. Clinical Neuropsychology(University of Groningen, Netherlands): Clinical neuropsychology is a speciality discipline within psychology which is focused on the associations between the brain and neuropsychological functions, including cognition, emotion and behaviour. Clinical neuropsychology is particularly interested in the effects of brain disorders and other clinical conditions affecting the brain on these functions.
Here are a few peculiar courses for Masters in Music & Theatre-
1. Master of Music, Music Design(HKU University of the Arts Utrecht, Netherlands)-
The MMus – Music Design is aimed at students with a talent for and experience in music design. They have the passion and attitude necessary for developing into self-aware and critical professionals with a personal vision and focus, and reflective/investigative ability..
2.University of Groningen Music, Theatre and Performance Studies :
This Master's programme offers a rich field of study which encompasses both emergent and historically established practices in music and the performing arts
As an Economics graduate, you can look forward to a challenging but rewarding career, with plenty of opportunities for advancement. The demand for qualified fiscal economists outstrips supply so your theoretical, practical and interpersonal skills will make you highly sought after by both large corporations and small tax consultancies.
Work in academic level positions in research, communication, policy, consulting, human development, and organization development in private, semi-private or governmental organizations.
Conduct theoretical and applied research to advance academic knowledge in the areas of social, economic and work and organizational psychology. Contribute to a variety of applied fields, by developing tools and interventions to solve practical problems in the areas of social, economic and work and organizational psychology. Research the effectiveness of these tools and interventions.