Designed for students with some successful study experience of undergraduate Economics, this course features the practical application of economic analysis in a global business environment. The focus throughout is on the application of knowledge to inform decision making.
- You will learn to produce and assess valuable economic information.
- You will develop the skills and knowledge needed to inform and assess strategic investment decisions.
- It offers a vibrant course community that seeks to enhance the business world.
- There is a unique opportunity to complete a consultancy project working for a real client on a live brief.
- You will complete a comprehensive development programme, which includes a short residential team-building course, usually held in the Peak District.
- You can learn from the best by attending guest lectures from leading organisations. Previous speakers have included representatives from oganisations such as E.ON, Lego, Experian, Santander, and IBM.
- You can also build your skills and knowledge further with extra-curricular activities such as joining a society, volunteering, becoming a Student Ambassador.
Core modules include:
- Applying Economic Theory
- Using Quantitative Data in Economic Analysis
- Economic Analysis of Global Issues
- Contemporary Issues in Economics
- Developing the Effective and Responsible Practitioner
- Applied / Consultancy Project
Optional modules include:
- Corporate Policy and Investment Strategy
- International Trade and Investment
- Cost-benefit Analysis
- Economic Evaluation in Practice
96% of our postgraduates* are employed or engaged in further study six months after leaving (*of those available to work - DHLE Survey 2015 / 16).
Graduates of this course will be equipped to work in information generation, consultancy and planning roles, to develop a career in many types of organisation, supplying a variety of products and services, including those in finance and retail.
Graduates can also pursue academic research in the UK or further afield.
|Teaching Mode||Full Time|
|Academic Requirements||Academic background in business or economics |
31 July for a September start
- You will need an undergraduate degree equivalent to a UK undergraduate honours degree (2.2 or above) in a Business and Management-related subject.
- You must have studied Economics to at least undergraduate level two and Quantitative Methods including Statistical Theory to undergraduate level one.
- One academic or vocational reference is required.
- English language requirements apply.