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Business Economics

University College Cork

12 months
18130 EUR/year
10630 EUR/year
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The MSc Business Economics, University College Cork is an integrated course applying economics to the business environment. 


Designed in consultation with leaders from the business community and public sector organisations, this unique course equips you with the key skills for career development in the ever-changing business world. 

Learning outcomes

Business Economics at University College Cork also provides a good foundation for those interested in undertaking further study at PhD, DBA or professional development level.This is a research-orientated course, which is both theoretically grounded and evidence-based. The focus is on analysing, understanding and explaining business performance in a competitive environment.

A portfolio of skills required to support business analysis and managerial decision-making is developed, including communication skills (written and oral), analytical and evaluation skills and team-working skills. Our market research has indicated that such skills are very highly rated by employers.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Professional Business Skills 
  • Scenario Planning for Strategic Decision-Making 
  • Research Methods for Business Economics 
  • Economics of Business Strategy
  • Business Relationships and Business Strategy
  • Analysing General Business Conditions
  • Financial Economics and Business Strategy

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An honours degree in economics (equivalent to the BA, BComm, BSc Finance, postgraduate diplomas and higher diplomas in economics) with at least a 2.2 on the combined total of all economics courses in the degree or diploma awarded.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18130 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 18130 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10630 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10630 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Cork

860 - 1400 EUR /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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