M.Sc. On Campus

Applied Economics (Banking and Financial Markets) online

University of Bath

30 months
722 GBP/module
722 GBP/module
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As the first university in the UK to offer a master’s in applied economics online, this MSc in Applied Economics (Banking and Financial Markets) online from University of Bath gives those unable to interrupt their careers to attend campus, a unique opportunity to make their mark.

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By cutting away the abstract ideas and positioning economics firmly in the real world, this MSc in Applied Economics (Banking and Financial Markets) online from University of Bath can help you apply advanced economics in your chosen field. Based on such secure foundations, our economics degree is ideal for students, with a good level of numeracy, to learn the core economics techniques they need to progress their career.

Choose Bath online

Taught by published researchers at the Department of Economics, your studies will be fuelled by the latest thinking in economic theory, econometrics and finance. To ground these contemporary ideas and theoretical approaches, our lecturers explore their application in a real-world setting, using case studies and interactive exercises. This approach ensures you have the skills and the confidence to put what you’ve learnt into practice after graduation.

The Guardian in 2021 rated the University of Bath’s undergraduate economics degrees third in the UK.1 Whether you’re looking to work in government or industry, in banking or in finance,  our online economics degree will support your career aspirations.

Career impact

For individuals keen to switch career, or elevate their expertise for a current role, the online master’s in economics is key. The practical application of economics offered here will give you the tools to respond to economics issues in the world of banking and finance and public economics. For professionals such as accountants and lawyers, this economics online course is particularly useful for mastering the economic knowledge necessary to move into policy advice or to head up an economic think tank.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Economics, Maths and Statistics
  • Applied microeconomics
  • Applied macroeconomics
  • Applied econometrics
  • Strategic decision making and games
  • Economics of financial institutions

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Typically you should have a first or second class bachelor’s honours degree or international equivalent. We welcome applications from those with a 2:2 honours degree (or its international equivalent) in subjects with a high level of economics content
  • To apply for this course, you must have an undergraduate degree in a social science or business-related discipline such as business administration, finance, accounting, international trade, banking, financial management, public finance or politics
  • We may make an offer based on a lower grade if you can provide evidence of your suitability for the degree
  • Personal statement
  • Curriculum vitae
  • A copy of your most recent academic transcript and a copy of your degree certificate
  • One academic and/or professional reference
  • English language results or certificates (if applicable)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    722 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 722 GBP per module during 30 months.
  • National

    722 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 722 GBP per module during 30 months.

£722 per 10 credits; Fees are paid in instalments corresponding with the course units.

Living costs for Bath

808 - 1228 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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