Nottingham Business School

Nottingham Trent University

Economics

Our MSc Economics degree has been designed to give you an in-depth understanding of economic concepts, principles and techniques by focusing on the application of economics to contemporary real-world issues. You will be encouraged to 'think like an economist' through the application of economic ideas and methods drawn from a range of alternative perspectives. Nottingham Business School is a UK leader in financial and business education - an Economics degree from NTU gives you the foundations and opportunities to pursue a wide range of exciting careers. You'll have the opportunity to work hands-on with economic tools and techniques, including the use of our state-of the-art Trading Room. You will learn how to access economic phenomena, using theory and evidence to draw insights into the underlying causes and importantly their impact on people, businesses and the wider society. **Why choose this degree?** - The degree has been designed to give you an in-depth understanding of economic concepts, principles and techniques, by focusing on the application of economics to contemporary real-world issues. - You'll complete a hands-on project, giving you a fantastic opportunity to use the theories and knowledge; you've gained to produce a meaningful piece of work. Projects include Consultancy Experience Project, Internship, Business Research Project and Global Experience Project. - Students on these routes typically come from over 25 different countries, which means you will have a truly international learning experience. - You'll complete a comprehensive development programme, which includes a short residential team-building course usually held in the Peak District. - NTU's teaching and learning is gold-rated by the government's Teaching Excellence Framework - that means you can count on outstanding teaching and learning, an education that's truly focused on the workplace, and fantastic support in and outside of the classroom. **Nottingham Business School have both EQUIS and AACSB accreditation. We're also ranked in the top 95 European Business Schools in the Financial Times (FT)**

Entry requirements

MSc: You will need an undergraduate degree equivalent to a UK undergraduate honours degree (2.2 or above) in one of the following fields: economics, business, management, finance or another social science-related subject (containing quantitative methods at level 1 as a minimum), or a quantitatively-based subject such as science, engineering or maths. All applicants will be required to demonstrate a commitment to the subject they wish to study and should demonstrate how their chosen programme of study will benefit them in their future career. One academic reference is required.

Course modules

Semester 1 modules: Behavioural Applications in Economics and Finance; Using Quantitative Data in Economic Analysis; Contemporary Issues in Economics. Semester 2 modules: International Trade and Investment; Economic Evaluation Techniques; Economic Analysis of Global Issues. Semester 3 modules, 1 of the following major projects: Consultancy Experience Project; Internship Experience Project; Business Research Project; Global Experience Project. All year modules: Transformational Leadership Development; Research Methods for Economists, Placement Diploma in Industrial Experience (2 year course only)

Assessment methods

Types of assessment will range from examinations to group presentations including essays, reports, financial analyses, literature reviews and research-based projects.

Sponsorship information

We have a host of competitive scholarships available. Please visit https://www4.ntu.ac.uk/nbs/courses/fees_and_funding/masters_scholarships... for further information.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 15,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,500 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time with year in industry September 2019 10,885 per Whole course (EU) 2 Years
MSc Full-time with year in industry September 2019 10,885 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 Years
MSc Full-time with year in industry September 2019 10,885 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 2 Years
MSc Full-time with year in industry September 2019 10,885 per Whole course (Wales) 2 Years
MSc Full-time with year in industry September 2019 10,885 per Whole course (England) 2 Years
MSc Full-time with year in industry September 2019 16,885 per Whole course (International) 2 Years
MSc Full-time with year in industry September 2019 10,885 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus NG1 4FQ East Midlands

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