UCL (University College London)
Comparative Business Economics
The course is focused principally at company-level study and offers the chance to examine: the role of multinationals; corporate governance and finance; privatisation; entrepreneurship, and the determinants of innovation and technological change within the European area. The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, tutorials and seminars.
A minimum of an upper 2nd Class undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Applicants are usually expected to have studied 1 term of both microeconomics and macroeconomics in their undergraduate degree.
Core modules: Quantitative methods; advanced quantitative methods; political economy of international business. Plus at least 30 credits from the following: Corporate governance; property rights; financial development; corporate finance and investment in emerging markets. Options: Advanced qualitative methods; causes, consequences and control (corruption and governance); informal practices in post-communist societies; economics of health and population; trade and foreign direct investment policy with reference to Eastern Europe; development economics and policy; energy, technology and innovation; international macroeconomic policy; language modules or other modules offered by SSEES; modules from UCL's School of Public Policy and UCL Economics
Students will be assessed by unseen written examinations, coursework and the research dissertation.
In addition to a range of UCL scholarships SSEES offers the Foundation Research Scholarship (�15,000 p.a. for 3 years);the Rita and Victor Swoboda Memorial Scholarship (�8,000 p.a.) and a number of lesser bursaries; in addition 7 scholarshipsper year are available for MRes students and 5 per year for doctoral students funded under the ESRC/AHRC/HEFCEsponsoredCentre for East European Language-Based Area Studies (CEELBAS); UK/EU students may also apply to the AHRC for Masters or doctoral studentships and overseas research students may apply for an ORS award.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 19,940 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 10,660 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 5,465 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 9,815 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Bloomsbury Campus||Camden||WC1E 6BT||South East|
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