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  • Objectives
    The course aims to equip you with an up-to-date advanced analysis of business economics. It provides a balanced exposition of theoretical and operational issues in business economics; covers analytical techniques and quantitative research methods appropriate for analysing complex problems and issues in the field of business economics. An emphasis on case study analysis will consider the analysis of key sectors as a means of developing your analytical skills and knowledge base. The course will develop further your ability to undertake business research.
  • Entry requirements
    Normally a lower second-class UK Honours degree or equivalent in Economics, Finance, Business, Accounting, Management or related degrees with major components in Economics, Mathematics or Statistics. Applicants with substantial relevant professinal experience will also be considered. Credit transfer is possible. Those without the standard requirements can attend the Graduate Diploma in Economics course prior to enrolling on this postgraduate degree.
  • Academic Title
    MSc Business Economics
  • Course description
    Course structure
    You take six taught modules, four of which are core and two are options, together with a dissertation of 15,000 words.

    Core modules:

    -Business Economics
    -International Business
    -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
    -International Finance
    -Economics of Human Resource Management
    -Economics of European IntegrationCorporate Treasury management
    -Advanced Macroeconomics

    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.

    Career opportunities
    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

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