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Masters degrees in Economics explore the diverse forces that underpin financial markets and monetary policy, together with the advanced theories and practices that help understand and manage them.
Qualifications in this subject-area can be taught or research-focussed, with some specialised MBA programmes also available. An undergraduate degree in mathematics, economics or a related discipline will usually be required.
Masters degrees in Economics provide the skills and experience required for a number of highly sought after occupations.
Roles are available in commercial and investment banking, stock brokerage or corporate finance and risk analysis. Other positions are offered by governments and other organisations developing national economic policies, monetary systems and international trade agreements.
A more academically-focussed pathway might lead to work as an economic theorist based within a university, a political think-tank or even a global organisation such as the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
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You can start this MSc Economics degree in September or January. It can be tailored to two specialist fields. International Economics or Business and Financial Economics. On successful completion of this programme, you will graduate with one of the following degrees. Read more
Why do people not always act as rational economic decision makers? How can we apply mathematics and psychology to improve our economic models? Contrary to assumptions in traditional economics, people do not automatically choose the optimal course of action, even if given proper incentives. Read more
Applied Economics (Banking and Financial Markets), Online MSc From political uncertainty to finance and recruitment demands, economics is integral to everyday decision-making. Read more
Do you have your eyes on the world? Would you like to work in the field of international economics and business? Do you seek the challenge of a high-level, practice-oriented education to realise your ambitions? The International Economics programme offers you a comprehensive selection of topical global economics issues. Read more
State of the art transport, logistics and modern cities are essential for a well-functioning economy. The Urban, Port and Transport Economics programme focuses on how to optimise these key elements of modern society. Read more
The private, public, and nonprofit sectors demand economists and analysts who are equipped with a strong foundation in quantitative economics — and the ability to apply that knowledge to the challenges changing economies face. Read more
Organisations differ strongly in productivity. This programme allows you to have a positive impact at work, by learning how market structure and organisational policies affect organisational performance. Read more
September 2020 and January 2021 entry Due to the competition for places and the volume of applications received, this programme is no longer accepting applications for entry in September 2020 or January 2021. Read more
Does reading about the rapidly rising costs of health care make you want to do something about it? Would you like to apply economic and quantitative skills to achieve this? The Health Economics programme provides you with the concepts and techniques needed to face the sector’s challenges in the 21st century. Read more
Does the world of finance attract you like no other? Do you aim for a career in private equity, corporate finance, banking, or asset management? The Financial Economics specialisation covers it all. Read more