University of Sussex

University of Sussex

International Economics

On this programme you will explore international issues around themes including trade theory, political economy of trade policy, monetary union and exchange rate analysis. The course provides you with the skills and knowledge to become a successful, policy-oriented economist in government, international organisations or universities. You learn how to deal with complex issues both systematically and creatively, and how to show originality in tackling and solving problems. You explore how to assess policy and work with policy-makers. You develop qualities needed for employment as an economist, such as sound judgement, personal responsibility and initiative in difficult and unpredictable professional environments.

Entry requirements

A 1st- or upper 2nd-Class undergraduate Honours degree in economics.

Course modules

Modules include: analytical methods; econometrics (2 terms); 3conomic analysis (2 terms); international economics (2 terms); research methods; dissertation.

Assessment methods

You are assessed by unseen written examinations, presentations, a term paper, and a dissertation of 15,000 words.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,060 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 14,450 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Part-time - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Sussex House Brighton BN1 9RH South East

Key information

Telephone number: 
01273 872717