On this course, you will learn leading-edge economic theory and put that theory into practice by applying it to real-world problems. You will graduate with in-depth knowledge of international business and finance and be in the position of connecting the outcomes of such approaches to decision making within the broader context of national and international policy making. •Excellent teaching quality Learn from leading academics with international reputations for research and teaching within their specialist areas •No previous knowledge or experience required You will have the opportunity to study the foundations of economics and finance, as well as study further challenging modules •Develop knowledge of international financial markets Adopting a cross-disciplinary approach, you will learn to identify, assess and communicate the impact of changes in international financial markets •Learn how to apply key economic and finance theory to industry You will develop the ability to apply quantitative financial techniques and assess the impact of key economic variables on the business environment •Improve decision making skills, essential in industry Prepares graduates for a career in organisational decision making from a finance perspective
Teaching and assessment
Teaching will be delivered through formal lectures, informal seminars, tutorials, workshops, discussions, and e-learning packages. Assessment will usually be through a combination of individual and group work, presentations, essays, reports and exams.
Enhance your existing qualifications and global career prospects with a specialist master’s in applied Economics and business finance. This course will provide advanced preparation for careers in the policy making, organisational decision making and the financial world.
You should hold a good honours degree or overseas equivalent. Additionally, you must have studied quantitative module in the final year of your undergraduate degree (or equivalent) with grade equivalent to a 2:1. And must have studied statistics including basic hypothesis testing. Applications from those without formal qualifications but with significant professional experience in business or finance will be considered individually. If English is not your first language, an IELTS score of 6.5 (including a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent is normally required. English language tuition is available both before and during the course if required.