Coventry University

Coventry University

Economic Policy and International Trade

This course applies theoretical concepts in economics to the analysis of practical problems, evaluation of policy outcomes and market efficiency in the real-world context. The course aims to assist in the development of highly qualified and skilled economists with a range of analytical and technical skills who are equipped to cope with the challenges and complexities of the modern world. The key competencies students will have the opportunity to develop include skills in critical analysis, collecting and utilising information for decision making and usage of statistical software packages.

Entry requirements

The standard entry requirement for this course is a good Honours undergraduate degree (at least a minimum of 2nd Class Honours or equivalent) in economics, joint degree in economics or a relevant quantitative discipline, e.g. mathematics. Other discipline areas or relevant work experience may also be considered for entry on a case by case basis and an interview may be required. Students whose 1st language is not English should have achieved a minimum English language standard of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: microeconomic policy; international macroeconomics; quantitative methods; market efficiency and government regulation; global professional practice; econometrics; policy evaluation methods; international trade and FDI; economics of emerging markets or international financial markets; dissertation in economics or company internship.

Assessment methods

The course utilises a number of different assessment techniques. For example, written assessments are used to assess specific subject knowledge and the student's ability to access relevant and valid data, whilst oral presentations and group work help assess the transferable skills that students will need in their postgraduate careers. Both formative and summative assessments are used on the course to enable students to reflect on feedback and incorporate learning into their work.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,602 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,678 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,602 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,602 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,602 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,602 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,602 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,602 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,602 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 13,678 per Whole course (International) 2 years

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