M.Sc. On Campus

International Business Economics

University of Sussex

12 months
20950 GBP/year
12250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Enhance your understanding of international business with our International Business Economics degree offered at University of Sussex. You gain a solid grounding in economic theory that explains business behaviour – both at firm-level and within the global macroeconomy.


You’ll study microeconomic principles relating to the theories of firms and consumers. We also cover macroeconomic principles underpinning national and international economies.

Studying International Business Economics at University of Sussex you’ll also learn about managerial economics and how firms optimise their human resources. This expands your employment opportunities in the business, management and financial sectors. And you’ll gain the skills – and have the opportunity – to undertake independent research in an area of business economics.

On graduation, you’ll have a firm foundation in business economics. During your studies with us, you’ll develop into a global citizen, ready to make a difference in the world of work and society more generally.


When you graduate, you’ll have the skills and knowledge to find employment as an analyst or applied economist in:

  • international business
  • finance
  • government departments and agencies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial and Time Series Econometrics
  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Managerial and Human Resource Economics
  • Research Methods for International Finance and Business
  • Trading
  • Accounting for Decision Makers
  • Analytical Methods for Finance & Business Economics
  • Data Processing, Coding & Visualisation
  • International Business Economics
  • Quantitative Methods for Finance & Business

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should have a lower second-class (2.2) undergraduate honours degree or above.
  • Subject-specific requirements: Your qualification should normally show evidence of your ability in mathematics or quantitative related areas. You may also be considered for the course if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20950 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    12250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12250 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Brighton

815 - 1383 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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