M.Sc. On Campus

International Business Economics

University of Sussex

12 months
20950 GBP/year
11950 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.You’ll also learn about managerial economics and how firms optimise their human resources. International Business Economics degree offered at University of Sussex 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.

Why choose this course?

  • Business and economics at Sussex is ranked in the top 50 in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings) – we have an international reputation for outstanding teaching and applied research.
  • 3rd in the UK for annual research income (Chartered Association of Business Schools)
  • Our faculty integrate their research into their teaching so you learn how to apply economic theory to contemporary topics.


This course is for you if you wish to pursue a management career in international business or the financial sector, and take up such roles as business or financial analyst.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business Economics Research Project
  • Accounting for Decision Makers
  • Analytical Methods for Finance & Business Economics
  • Financial and Time Series Econometrics
  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • International Business Economics
  • Managerial and Human Resource Economics
  • Quantitative Methods for Finance & Business
  • Research Methods for International Finance and 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.
  • EU/EEA

    11950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11950 GBP per year during 12 months.

Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £11,950 per year for full-time students

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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