Our MSc Business Economics is a degree designed to expose you to the most up-to-date analyses of business economics, at both firm and industry level, from internationally renowned experts.
Join this truly international course, within a Department that is proud of its friendly and inclusive international community.
Specialise by choosing from a range of optional modules, such as Economics of Development, The Economics of Financial Markets and Economics of Public Policy.
You will be joining a department that is notable for the range of internationally recognised research that it conducts, including in business economics.
In studying MSc Business Economics you will utilise techniques and evidence in order to understand how industries are structured, how organisations behave within them and the impact of these factors on their performance.
IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5
Entry requirements: Normally a good undergraduate honours degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent from a university outside the UK. Your undergraduate degree should be in a numerate discipline and you should have a basic knowledge of maths and statistics.
What will you study?
Introduction to econometric analysis
Economics of corporate strategy
Topics in business economics
Research methodology and quantitative research methods
A range of optional modules are available, such as:
Economics of development
Economics of financial markets
Economics of public policy.
Please note that all modules are subject to change. Please see our modules disclaimer for more information.
How much will it cost?
New UK/EU students: £8,100 per year
New international students: £17,100 per year
New UK/EU students: £4,050 year one
New international students: £8,550 year one
The fees listed are for full-time study, unless otherwise stated, and relate to courses starting in September 2021. Fee information will be confirmed in offer letters sent out to successful applicants. You can find further information on fees and funding, including for part-time study, through our dedicated fees and funding page.
These course fees cover the cost of your tuition. Some courses will require additional payments for field trips and extra resources. You will also need to budget for your accommodation and living costs. See our information on living costs for more details.
Financial support for your studies
You may be eligible for a scholarship or bursary to help pay for your study. Students from the UK and other EU countries may also be eligible for a student loan to help cover these costs. See our fees and funding information for more information on what's available.
The fees given are for entry in the academic year starting in September 2021, and will be confirmed in your offer letter.You can find more information on fees and funding, including for part-time study, through our dedicated fees and funding page.
What career can you have?
Various careers are open to you with this degree, including financial and public policy related roles.
The specialist expertise in economic analysis prepares our students for challenging roles. We have a strong commitment to employability and our graduates are successful in obtaining professional roles, in the public as well as corporate and the third sectors.
Our award-winning careers centre provides excellent careers advice specifically for postgraduate students. A number of our courses offer placement opportunities during the summer months, with a dedicated school Development Officer on hand to help you search, secure and succeed in a relevant placement.