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Economy, State and Society-Economics and Business

University College London (UCL)

M.A. On Campus
24 months
Duration
19356 GBP/year
10876 GBP/year
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About

The Economy, State and Society-Economics and Business (International) programme offered at the University College London (UCL) is a unique, innovative, dynamic yet firmly established postgraduate programme offered by a consortium of leading European universities. 

Overview

It leads to the award of a highly prestigious double degree. All students will spend their first year at UCL SSEES and their second year at a partner university of their choice.

The Economy, State and Society-Economics and Business programme offered at the University College London (UCL) combines rigorous research methods training, discipline-based and area studies training and intensive language tuition. 

Students develop cultural and linguistic knowledge of Eastern and Western Europe, and acquire the skills to identify and critically analyse key factors shaping the economies, states and societies of the expanding European region. All students will spend their first year at UCL SSEES and their second year at a partner university of their choice.

Careers

Graduates of this programme are qualified to progress to doctoral research in the European area; others may advance to careers in governmental or international organisations, and may specialise in finance, commerce, analysis or consultancy. Others may seek a career in diplomacy, or in journalism, or in non-governmental organisations. Indeed, the scope of IMESS is broad and so too, correspondingly, are the post-IMESS possibilities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Quantitative Methods (6 ECTS)
  • Advanced Quantitative Methods (6 ECTS)
  • Political Economy of International Business (12 ECTS) OR International Macroeconomic Policy (12 ECTS)
  • Language
  • Trade and FDI with reference to Eastern Europe
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Finance and Investment in Emerging Markets
  • Financial Development
  • Corruption and Governance: Causies, Consequences and Control
  • Public Choice-Private Interest
  • Economic Development and Policies
  • Informal Practices in Post-Communist Societies
  • International Macroeconomic Policy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

240 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
69
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally an upper second-class Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. 
  • Applicants are usually expected to have studied one term of both microeconomics and macroeconomics in their undergraduate degree.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19356 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19356 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10876 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10876 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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