De Montfort University

De Montfort University

Business Economics and International Relations

Students will obtain an advanced level understanding of key global issues such as globalisation, international political economy, security, health, and the role of states and non state organisations. The programme offers diversity in the range of study, from international relations theory to regional integration. By undertaking the programme in tandem with the economics modules, students will develop a critical awareness of the role of economic policies in shaping these global issues and help shape organisational responses to changes in the business and organisational environment.

Entry requirements

A good honours degree in any discipline. Applicants whose 1st language is not English should have an IELTS score of 6.5 (including a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent is normally required.

Course modules

The course begins with a range of core modules designed to underpin key business and financial principles: macroeconomics in a global context; economics and strategic analysis; theory and practice of international relations; research methods; international trade theory and policy; economics of emerging markets. These are followed by a choice of an elective aimed at developing a specialism within the field of international relations. You select 1 elective module which might include: post cold world order; decision points: the domestic context of US foreign policy; globalisation; Britain and European integration; regional security in the European neighbourhood. The final stage of the course is a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,750 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,200 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 6,750 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Leicester Campus Leicester LE1 9BH East Midlands

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