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Economics

University of Greenwich

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
15000 GBP/year
10350 GBP/year
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About

The Economics programme at the University of Greenwich combines solid training in theory and method with stimulating exposure to economics and financial data sources.

Overview

The academics focus on real-world economic issues and draw from a plurality of economic theories and take an interdisciplinary approach to ensure they prepare you to think critically, respond to policy changes and contribute to the global economy. 

Courses weave a three-way linkage between alternative theories of economics and finance, data analysis, and application of theory and method to policy and strategy issues in the world of economics, business and finance.

The Economics programme at the University of Greenwich has a number of distinctive features to enable you to combine theory and real world examples to develop evidence-based answers to economic and business problems. 

The aims of the programme are:

  • Equip you with a sound knowledge of international economics, financial economics and business economics, improving your analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Enable you to tackle problems creatively by helping you to think outside conventional boundaries
  • Develop skills to seek the deeper meaning of a theory or finding in a pluralistic fashion comparing theories and their policy implications
  • Equip you with methods to analyse economic issues relevant to the real world
  • Enable you to respond to the increasing demand for economics graduates by developing your skills and competence in economics.

Careers

You can expect to find employment in:

  • National and international business organisations;
  • National and international institutions, including central banks, central and local government departments
  • Financial market institutions and organisations including banks;
  • Policy-making institutions, seeking economists with a sound applied economics background;
  • Civil society organisations, NGOs with interest in economic policy and business issues;
  • Research institutes and think-tanks
  • Economics and business media.
  • Employability

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Economics of Finance and Investment 
  • International Financial Markets 
  • Economics of International Development 
  • Economics of European Integration 
  • Applied Econometrics 

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should have an undergraduate degree in economics, industrial organisation, financial management or public policy at 2.2 or above, or equivalent qualification, from a recognised university or higher education institute. 
  • Graduates in business studies, mathematics/IT, social sciences, and engineering may also apply if economics or quantitative methods constitute a component of their studies.
  • If you require a Tier 4 (General) student visa to study in the UK, your score must be from a UK Visas and Immigration approved IELTS test.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10350 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10350 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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