University of Reading

University of Reading

Business Economics

The course provides advanced insight into business, both at organisational and industry level. In studying this course students gain an understanding, not only of industrial organization and regulation, but also of other areas of business economics such as the economics of small firms and of international business. Students are also introduced to the economics of entrepreneurship and theories of the firm.

Entry requirements

An upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or equivalent from a university outside the UK, with a good understanding of core economics and quantitative methods.

Course modules

Modules include: Economics of corporate strategy; topics in business economics; small business economics; strategic diversity and political economy of multinationals; regulation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,500 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 13,750 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Part-time £ 3,025 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months
MSc Part-time £ 7,560 per Academic year (overseas fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Reading Reading RG6 6UR South East

Key information

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