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Master of Applied Economics: Business Economics
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Model Path

Common Courses

Compulsory: 9 ECTS-credits

Ethical and Sustainable Business3sp2nd semester
Van Liedekerke, Luc
Strategic Management6sp1st semester
Vandenbempt, Koen
Martens, Rudy
 

Master Thesis

Compulsory : 15 ECTS-credits

Master Thesis15sp2nd semester
Martens, Rudy
Dens, Nathalie
 

1 Major (18 ECTS-credits) to choose from:

Major Accountancy: 18 ECTS-credits to choose from

Advanced International Financial Reporting Standards6sp2nd semester
Aerts, Walter
Auditing6sp1st semester
Hardies, Kris
Intermediate international financial reporting standards3sp2nd semester
Aerts, Walter
Seminar Financial Analysis4sp1st semester
Jorissen, Ann
Tax Management3sp1st semester
Van Stappen, Dirk
 

Major Management Information Systems

Informations Systems Audit6sp2nd semester
De Haes, Steven
Steuperaert, Dirk
IT Governance6sp1st semester
De Haes, Steven
Service-oriented Architectures6sp1st semester
De Backer, Manu
 

Major Data Science

Case Studies and Trends in Data Science3sp1st semester
Martens, David
Data Engineering6sp2nd semester
Devlaminck, Dieter
Data Mining6sp1st semester
Martens, David
Data Science and Ethics3sp2nd semester
Martens, David
 

Major European and International Entrepreneurship
1. Compulsory courses: 12 ECTS-credits

The Economics and Institutions of International Business6sp1st semester
Vanderstraeten, Johanna
Strategy, Structure and Management of the Multinational Enterprise6sp2nd semester
Albers, Sascha
 

2. 6 ECTS-credits to choose from ('Summer School' and 'GOA' only after selection and to be taken in the academic year after following the Summer School)

International Consulting Bootcamp GOA6sp1st semester
Vandenbempt, Koen
Guiette, Alain
Summer School Beijing 'The Business Environment in China'3sp1st semester
Vandenbempt, Koen
Summer School Chongqing, China 'Transport and Logistics in a Changing Economy'3sp1st semester
Verhetsel, Ann
Buyle, Sven
Summer School: Experience Entrepreneurship. An Intensive Introduction6sp1st semester
Braet, Johan
Summer School on Fashion Management3sp1st semester
Schramme, Annick
Summer School: From Mine to Finger. A Deep Dive in the World of Diamonds3sp1st semester
Vandenbempt, Koen
Summer school 'International Environment and European Integration' - Faculty of Rijeka3sp1st semester
Vandenbempt, Koen
Summer School on Urban Logistics3sp1st semester
Vanelslander, Thierry
Summer School Washington 'American Business Environment'3sp1st semester
Vandenbempt, Koen
Current Issues in International Business3sp2nd semester
Verhezen, Peter
International Business Research Seminar3sp1st semester
Vanderstraeten, Johanna
Albers, Sascha
 

Major Finance: 18 ECTS-credits to choose from

Banking6sp2nd semester
Verstegen, Kurt
Corporate Finance and Governance6sp1st semester
Deloof, Marc
Entrepreneurial Finance6sp2nd semester
Paeleman, Ine
Financial Risk Management6sp1st semester
De Ceuster, Marc
Insurance: Financial and Actuarial Methods6sp2nd semester
De Schepper, Ann
NNB, -
 

Major Marketing

1. Compulsory course: 6 ECTS-credits

Market Research6sp1st semester
Van den Driessche, Liesbet
 

2. Optional courses: 12 ECTS-credits to choose from

Business-to-Business Marketing3sp1st semester
Knuyt, Erwin
Services Marketing3sp2nd semester
Lievens, Annouk
Current Topics in Marketing3sp1st semester
De Pelsmacker, Patrick
Dens, Nathalie
Marketing Communication3sp1st semester
De Pelsmacker, Patrick
Product and Price Management6sp2nd semester
Lievens, Annouk
 

Major Strategy and Organisation

1. Compulsory courses: 12 ECTS-credits

Organisational Theory and Design6sp2nd semester
Guiette, Alain
Strategy Implementation and Control6sp1st semester
Sfirtsis, Toni
 

2. Optional courses: 6 ECTS-credits to choose from

Organisation and Strategy: Special Issues6sp2nd semester
Matthyssens, Paul
Strategy, Structure and Management of the Multinational Enterprise6sp2nd semester
Albers, Sascha
 

Major Transport and Logistics

1. Compulsory courses: 9 ECTS-credits

Logistics and Forwarding3sp2nd semester
NNB, -
Van de Voorde, Eddy
Maritime and Port Economics6sp1st/2nd sem.
Peeters, Chris
Van de Voorde, Eddy
 

2. Optional courses: 9 ECTS-credits to choose from

Maritime Technology (Seminar)3sp2nd semester
van Hassel, Edwin
Transport Models3sp1st semester
Meersman, Hilde
Van de Voorde, Eddy
Transport Law3sp1st semester
Verheyen, Wouter
Real Estate and Location3sp2nd semester
Verhetsel, Ann
Transportation Policy3sp1st semester
Peeters, Chris
 

1 Minor (12 ECTS-credits) to choose from:

The 'Practical Project' can be incorporated in each minor (after approval of the faculty). The 'Practical Project' has to tie in with the minor and can replace a course of choice (up to maximum 6 ECTS-credits).

Minor Accountancy

Advanced International Financial Reporting Standards6sp2nd semester
Aerts, Walter
Intermediate international financial reporting standards3sp2nd semester
Aerts, Walter
Tax Management3sp1st semester
Van Stappen, Dirk
Practical Project6sp2nd semester
Martens, Rudy
 

Minor Banking and Insurance: 12 ECTS-credits to choose from

Banking6sp2nd semester
Verstegen, Kurt
Financial Risk Management6sp1st semester
De Ceuster, Marc
Insurance: Financial and Actuarial Methods6sp2nd semester
De Schepper, Ann
NNB, -
Practical Project6sp2nd semester
Martens, Rudy
 

Minor Corporate Finance

Corporate Finance and Governance6sp1st semester
Deloof, Marc
Entrepreneurial Finance6sp2nd semester
Paeleman, Ine
Practical Project6sp2nd semester
Martens, Rudy
 

Minor Management Information Systems

IT Governance6sp1st semester
De Haes, Steven
Service-oriented Architectures6sp1st semester
De Backer, Manu
Practical Project6sp2nd semester
Martens, Rudy
 

Minor Data Science

Data Engineering6sp2nd semester
Devlaminck, Dieter
Data Mining6sp1st semester
Martens, David
Practical Project6sp2nd semester
Martens, Rudy
 

Minor European and International Entrepreneurship

Strategy, Structure and Management of the Multinational Enterprise6sp2nd semester
Albers, Sascha
The Economics and Institutions of International Business6sp1st semester
Vanderstraeten, Johanna
Practical Project6sp2nd semester
Martens, Rudy
 

Minor Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship: 12 ECTS-credits to choose from

Current Issues in International Business3sp2nd semester
Verhezen, Peter
Entrepreneurship and Corporate Governance6sp2nd semester
Verhezen, Peter
Meysman, Jasmine
Innovation Management6sp1st/2nd sem.
Braet, Johan
Contracts and Intellectual Property (Seminar)3sp2nd semester
Vanhees, Hendrik
Practical Training3sp1st/2nd sem.
Martens, Rudy
Summer School: Experience Entrepreneurship. An Intensive Introduction6sp1st semester
Braet, Johan
Practical Project6sp2nd semester
Martens, Rudy
 

Minor Marketing: 12 ECTS-credits to choose from

Current Topics in Marketing3sp1st semester
De Pelsmacker, Patrick
Dens, Nathalie
Services Marketing3sp2nd semester
Lievens, Annouk
Market Research6sp1st semester
Van den Driessche, Liesbet
Marketing Communication3sp1st semester
De Pelsmacker, Patrick
Practical Project6sp2nd semester
Martens, Rudy
 

Minor Production Management

ICT in Supply Chain Management3sp2nd semester
Sörensen, Kenneth
Operations and Supply Chain Management6sp1st semester
Cornelissens, Trijntje
Sustainability Management3sp2nd semester
Compernolle, Tine
Practical Project6sp2nd semester
Martens, Rudy
 

Minor Research Methodology: 12 ECTS-credits to choose from

Applied Econometrics6sp1st semester
Vujić, Sunčica
Cabus, Sofie
Financial Econometrics3sp2nd semester
Annaert, Jan
Introduction to Time Series Analysis3sp2nd semester
Springael, Johan
Simulation Techniques3sp2nd semester
Defryn, Christof
Practical Project6sp2nd semester
Martens, Rudy
 

Minor Audit

Accounting Ethics6sp2nd semester
Vanstraelen, Ann
Current Topics in Accounting3sp2nd semester
Hardies, Kris
ICT Assurance and Audit3sp2nd semester
d'Haens, Patrick
Practical Project6sp2nd semester
Martens, Rudy
 

Minor Special Topics in Management and Economics

12 ECTS-credits at a foreign university/institution to be taken within the framework of an exchange programme.

 

Minor Strategy and Organisation

Organisational Theory and Design6sp2nd semester
Guiette, Alain
Strategy Implementation and Control6sp1st semester
Sfirtsis, Toni
Practical Project6sp2nd semester
Martens, Rudy
 

Minor Transport and Logistics

Logistics and Forwarding3sp2nd semester
NNB, -
Van de Voorde, Eddy
Maritime and Port Economics6sp1st/2nd sem.
Peeters, Chris
Van de Voorde, Eddy
Real Estate and Location3sp2nd semester
Verhetsel, Ann
Practical Project6sp2nd semester
Martens, Rudy
 

Optional Courses

6 ECTS-credits to choose freely
* from the master programme AES-BA, AES-EP, BI, MIS or SES
* from a profiling route of 3 bachelor AES-BA of the chosen major
* from the list below ('Summer School' and 'GOA' only after selection).

International Consulting Bootcamp GOA6sp1st semester
Vandenbempt, Koen
Guiette, Alain
Hinterland Transportation3sp2nd semester
van Hassel, Edwin
Intercultural Communication in the Business World3sp2nd semester
Vermandere, Dieter
Air Transport3sp1st semester
Van de Voorde, Eddy
Kupfer, Franziska
Practical Project6sp2nd semester
Martens, Rudy
Port Issues (Seminar)3sp2nd semester
Blomme, Jan
Transport Policy (Seminar)3sp2nd semester
Peeters, Chris
Land-based Transport (Seminar)3sp2nd semester
Peeters, Chris
Summer School Beijing 'The Business Environment in China'3sp1st semester
Vandenbempt, Koen
Summer School Chongqing, China 'Transport and Logistics in a Changing Economy'3sp1st semester
Verhetsel, Ann
Buyle, Sven
Summer School: Experience Entrepreneurship. An Intensive Introduction6sp1st semester
Braet, Johan
Summer School on Fashion Management3sp1st semester
Schramme, Annick
Summer School: From Mine to Finger. A Deep Dive in the World of Diamonds3sp1st semester
Vandenbempt, Koen
Summer school 'International Environment and European Integration' - Faculty of Rijeka3sp1st semester
Vandenbempt, Koen
Summer School on Urban Logistics3sp1st semester
Vanelslander, Thierry
Summer School Washington 'American Business Environment'3sp1st semester
Vandenbempt, Koen
Practical Training3sp1st/2nd sem.
Martens, Rudy