University of Greenwich

University of Greenwich

Economics

You can start this MSc Economics degree in September or January. It can be tailored to two specialist fields: International Economics or Business and Financial Economics. On successful completion of this programme, you will graduate with one of the following degrees: Master of Economics Master of Economics (Business and Financial Economics) Master of Economics (International Economics). There is increasing demand for economics graduates in business and public sector decision making. This demand is evident in national and international institutions, including: Central banks Ministries and governmental departments International governmental and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) Commercial and investment banks Rating agencies Research institutes and think-tanks Economics and business media Business and civil society organisations. All these employers increasingly look for high-quality, evidence-based decision makers with an ability in applied economics and advanced data analysis. Our Master's degree will enable you to respond to this increasing demand. The programme combines solid training in theory and method with stimulating exposure to economics and financial data sources. Our academics focus on real-world economic issues and draw from a plurality of economic theories and take an interdisciplinary approach to ensure they prepare you to think critically, respond to policy changes and contribute to the global economy. Our courses weave a three-way linkage between alternative theories of economics and finance, data analysis, and application of theory and method to policy and strategy issues in the world of economics, business and finance. Our Master's degree has a number of distinctive features to enable you to combine theory and real world examples to develop evidence-based answers to economic and business problems. The aims of this degree are: - Equip you with a sound knowledge of international economics, financial economics and business economics, improving your analytical and problem-solving skills - Enable you to tackle problems creatively by helping you to think outside conventional boundaries - Develop skills to seek deeper meaning of a theory or finding in a pluralistic fashion comparing theories and their policy implications - Equip you with methods to analyse economic issues relevant to the real world - Enable you to respond to the increasing demand for economics graduates by developing your skills and competence in economics.

Entry requirements

MSc: You should have an undergraduate degree in economics, industrial organisation, financial management or public policy at 2.2 or above, or equivalent qualification, from a recognised university or higher education institute. Graduates in business studies, mathematics/IT, social sciences, and engineering may also apply if economics or quantitative methods constitute a component of their studies. If you were educated in a language other than English and/or in a country where English speakers are in a minority, you should have a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill) or equivalent. If you require a Tier 4 (General) student visa to study in the UK, your score must be from a UK Visas and Immigration approved IELTS test. Alternatively, students with an overall IELTS of 5 or 5.5 can study our Pre-Sessional English language programme prior to degree studies.

Assessment methods

You are assessed through: Coursework; presentations; projects; closed-book examinations; dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 11,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 11,750 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 14,250 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 11,750 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 11,750 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 11,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 11,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 11,750 per Year 1 (EU) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 11,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 11,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 11,750 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 14,250 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 11,750 per Year 1 (England) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 11,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 Years
MSc Full-time January 2020 11,750 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time January 2020 11,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time January 2020 11,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time January 2020 11,750 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time January 2020 11,750 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 Years
MSc Full-time January 2020 11,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time January 2020 14,250 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Part-time January 2020 11,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 Years
MSc Part-time January 2020 11,750 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 2 Years
MSc Part-time January 2020 14,250 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
MSc Part-time January 2020 11,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
MSc Part-time January 2020 11,750 per Year 1 (England) 2 Years
MSc Part-time January 2020 11,750 per Year 1 (EU) 2 Years
MSc Part-time January 2020 11,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Greenwich Maritime Campus SE10 9LS London

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