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20350 GBP/year
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About

The International Economics course offered by the University of Essex gives you this knowledge, plus a critical awareness of the integration of theory, data, and analysis in relation to international economics. 

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Overview

Your modules provide you with an overview of the causes and effects of globalisation in the world economy with applications to issues such as foreign direct investment. You investigate topics such as:

  • Trade theory in different economic settings with different market structures
  • Patterns of trade and trade policies such as tariffs and quotas
  • Preferential trade agreements
  • Macroeconomic adjustment, exchange rates and the balance of payments when capital markets are integrated across the globe

Your future

After completing your masters, you may wish to extend your knowledge with a research degree –many Essex graduates decide to stay here for further study.

Alternatively, the International Economics course offered by the University of Essex also prepares you for employment; recent surveys have shown that higher degree graduates are more likely to obtain jobs at professional or managerial level.

On our course you gain key employability skills including statistical analysis, mathematical techniques, research skills and a good understanding of the international system. Recent graduates of MSc International Economics have found employment as a consultant for the World Bank and as a climate change economist for HM Treasury.

More generally, our graduates find employment in roles such as business and financial analysts, management consultants, government officials, and economists for banks and other financial organisations.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Econometric Methods

  • Mathematical Methods

  • The Economic Geography of Employment, Innovation and Trade

  • Market Structure and Strategic Behaviour

  • Econometric Methods

  • Mathematical Methods

  • Economic Development Theory

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We recommend that you apply as soon as you are able to.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A degree with an overall 2.2 in a discipline related to economics such as: Economics, Maths, Engineering, Finance, Physics or any other degree with a strong maths component.
  • The Degree should contain some economics components including Macroeconomics; Microeconomics or Econometrics.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20350 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20350 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    13030 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13030 GBP per year during 12 months.

PT

  • Home/UK fee:£6,515
  • International fee: £10,175

Living costs for Colchester

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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