Strathclyde Business School

University of Strathclyde

Applied Economics

This course applies economic analysis to policy issues and business problems; it develops the analytical skills necessary for employment as a professional economist in the private and public sectors; the emphasis is on applying the tools and techniques of economics, rather than teaching economic theory as an end in itself.

Entry requirements

A 2nd Class Honours degree, or equivalent.

Course modules

Foundations of microeconomics; further topics in microeconomics; macroeconomics for the business environment; macroeconomics for the global business environment; analysis of economic data; quantitative methods; principles of economic appraisal; economic appraisal of programmes and policies; fundamentals of business economics; international trade and policy; games of strategy; public policy and finance; environmental economics; energy economics; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Strathclyde Glasgow G1 1XQ Scotland

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