De Montfort University

De Montfort University

Business Economics and Risk Management

Understanding the economic environment is an important aspect of risk management with businesses and public organisations needing to scan, collate and integrate information from a complex and often contradictory range of sources into their decision making processes. Graduates from this course will be well placed to advise organisations on the impact of the macro economic environment and how consideration of the micro environment will affect their control systems.

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; risk management; research methods; business continuity and crisis management; internal control and audit; managing complexity. You also select 1 elective module which might include: trade theory and policy; economics of emerging markets. The final stage is the 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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