• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

Through studying international relations alongside economics, you will develop a critical awareness of the role of economic policies in shaping global issues, and gain the skills to help shape organisational responses to changes in the business and organisational environment. 

Reasons to study Business Economics and International Relations at DMU:

  • Excellent teaching quality - Learn from leading academics with international reputations for research and teaching within their specialist areas
  • Study a wide variety of modules - You will gain an in-depth understanding of key global issues such as globalisation, international political economy, security, health and the role of state and non-state organisations
  • No previous knowledge or experience required - You will have the opportunity to study the foundations of economics and International Relations, as well as study further challenging modules
  • Learn how to apply key economic theory to industry - Acquire knowledge of economics, management and financial principles, through both practical application and relevant theory
  • Work in a variety of industries - This Business Economics and International Relations course from De Montfort University prepares you to take on government-based roles, as well as to work in the not-for-profit sector

Graduate careers

Enhance your existing qualifications and global career prospects with a specialist master’s in applied economics and international relations.

This course will provide advanced preparation for careers in policy making and organisational decision making.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Macroeconomics in a Global Context
  • Economics and Strategic Analysis
  • Theory and Practice of International Relations 
  • International Trade Theory and Policy
  • Economics of Emerging Markets
  • Research Methods

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Applicants will normally hold an undergraduate degree in economics, accounting, finance, politics, public policy, banking or any other business-related subject with a minimum pass of 2:2, or equivalent overseas qualification, or an equivalent professional qualification.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13600 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Leicester

  • 751 - 1430 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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