Nottingham Business School

Nottingham Trent University

Economics

This courses builds on undergraduate knowledge, providing students with the theoretical understanding and practical skills to progress in their career in a challenging and rewarding role. Throughout, students will learn from a wide range of business, management and social perspectives. In the 1st semester students will work with the latest economic theories and the methods of analysis based on them, including the use of quantitative data. Students will use these methods to contribute to resolving challenging issues in today's global business and management environment. In the 2nd semester, students will be given the opportunity to deepen this core knowledge of economics or take specialist modules in investment banking. Finally, in the 3rd semester, students will choose 1 of the major experience projects, applying their skills in a real-world setting, conducting a piece of independent research or gaining an international perspective by working overseas.

Entry requirements

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: applying economic theory; 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: international trade and investment; economic evaluation techniques; economic analysis of global issues. All year modules: academic, professional and career development (APCD).

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

Competitive scholarships available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 13,400 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years

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