M.Sc. On Campus

Economics and International Relations

12 months
15100 GBP/year
8950 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Economics and International Relations MSc course from De Montfort University offers diversity in the range of study, from international relations theory to regional integration.


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 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 Economics and International Relations MSc 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 include:

  • 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
  • Post-Cold World Order

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

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  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

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
  • Download and complete the international application form
  • A copy of your qualifications
  • A copy of your English language certificate
  • A personal statement of at least 500 words explaining why you want to study your chosen course at DMU and any additional information that will support your application
  • A copy of your passport
  • Two references

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15100 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8950 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Leicester

751 - 1426 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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