UCL (University College London)

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.

Entry requirements

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.

Course modules

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

Assessment methods

Students will be assessed by unseen written examinations, coursework and the research dissertation.

Sponsorship information

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 scholarships per year are available for MRes students and 5 per year for doctoral students funded under the ESRC/AHRC/HEFCEsponsored Centre 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.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,660 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 19,940 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,660 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,660 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,660 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,465 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,465 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,465 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,465 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,815 per Year 1 (International) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

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Key information

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Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 7679 8810