Through studying international relations alongside economics, you will develop a critical awareness of the role of economic policies in shaping global issues, and gain the skills to help shape organisational responses to changes in the business and organisational environment. •Excellent teaching quality Learn from leading academics with international reputations for research and teaching within their specialist areas •Study a wide variety of modules You will gain an in-depth understanding of key global issues such as globalisation, international political economy, security, health and the role of state and non-state organisations •No previous knowledge or experience required You will have the opportunity to study the foundations of economics and International Relations, as well as study further challenging modules •Learn how to apply key economic theory to industry Acquire knowledge of economics, management and financial principles, through both practical application and relevant theory •Work in a variety of industries This course prepares you to take on government-based roles, as well as to work in the not-for-profit sector
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 international relations. This course will provide advanced preparation for careers in the policy making, organisational decision making.
You should hold a good honours degree or overseas equivalent in any subject. 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.