• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

Overview

During the Business Economics and Risk Management course from De Montfort University you will acquire a highly developed knowledge of economics, risk management and financial principles, through both practical application and relevant leading-edge theory.

Reasons to study Business Economics and Risk Management at DMU:

  • Excellent teaching quality - Learn from leading academics with international reputations for research and teaching within their specialist areas
  • No previous knowledge or experience required - You will have the opportunity to study the foundations of economics and risk management, as well as study further challenging modules
  • Specialist in risk management - Acquire a highly developed knowledge of economics and risk management theory, of relevance to financial and non-financial sectors, by applying theory to real-world problems
  • Learn how to apply key economic theory to industry - You will learn to identify, assess and communicate the implications of risk for organisations as well as national policy makers

Graduate careers

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

This course provides advanced preparation for careers in policy making, organisational decision making and the financial world.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Macroeconomics in a Global Context
  • Economics and Strategic Analysis 
  • Risk Management 
  • Business Continuity and Crisis Management 
  • Internal Control and Audit 
  • Economics and Emerging Markets
  • International Trade Theory and Policy

Detailed Programme Facts

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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