You take six taught modules, four of which are core and two are options, together with a dissertation of 15,000 words.
-Competition and Regulation Policy
-Quantitative Research Methods
Optional modules (two to be selected):
-Emerging Markets in the Global Economy
-International Business Strategy
-International Business of China, Japan and South Asia
-Economics of Human Resource Management
-Economics of European IntegrationCorporate Treasury management
One of the optional modules may also be selected from another postgraduate course, subject to the course leader's approval.
A variety of assessment methods are used including traditional examinations, open book computer workshops, essays, reports, in-class tests case studies and presentations.
The course is of particular interest to graduates seeking careers as analysts at a senior management level in national and multinational corporations, as well as the public, NGO and government sectors. It will also be attractive to economists and managers already in employment wishing to update and expand their knowledge with regards to the global business economy. In addition, the course offers excellent preparation for a PhD in business economics or serves as a platform for students wanting to develop research careers.
Attendance and duration
Full-time: 1 year, 3 evenings a week
Part-time (eve): 2 - 4 years, up to 2 evenings a week