12 months
16200 GBP/year
9300 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Understanding international business provides a context for identifying opportunities and analysing risks inherent in the global environment. The International Business Economics programme offered by the University of Lincoln is designed for those who have a solid background in business and management studies and want to expand that knowledge internationally with a clear focus on economics.

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The International Business Economics programme offered by the University of Lincoln  provides a grounding in aspects of quantitative methods, business economics, the international business environment, the multinational enterprise, and the international macro financial environment. Combining international business and applied economics provides students with a solid foundation for work within international organisations or as an applied/business economist.

Students have the opportunity to incorporate research themes of economics and international finance into their research projects and independent studies. Indeed, this could provide a route to more advanced study at doctoral level for promising candidates.

Career and Personal Development

MSc International Business Economics is designed to help students develop a set of skills and subject knowledge to compete effectively in the domestic and international labour markets as a professional economist.

Future career opportunities include roles in government, international organisations, banks, or private sectors such as economic consultancies. The advanced and quantitative aspects of the programme also equip students with a solid foundation for research-oriented roles at research institutions or progressing to PhD programmes.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business Economics
  • Finance and Accounting

  • Quantitative Methods for Economics and Finance 

  • Understanding International Business  

  • The Multinational Enterprise in Context

  • International Macroeconomics and Finance

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We would advise you to apply as soon as possible.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • First or second class honours degree. Students from quantitative social sciences, engineering and IT backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Students are expected to demonstrate a sound working knowledge of mathematics and statistics.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16200 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9300 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Part-time Home: £52 per credit point
  • Part-time International: £90 per credit point

Living costs for Lincoln

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.


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