Masters study

Our range of taught Masters degrees reflects our research into critical global issues in economics. This gives students the opportunity to share their ideas and opinions with faculty who are top economic thinkers and policy-influencers.

Our courses

Development Economics MSc

Gain a rigorous training in economics and a thorough understanding of a wide range of economic theories, concepts and methods of analysis. Become a policy-oriented development economist in government, international development organisations, consultancies or prepare for PhD study.

You’ll learn to:

  • design and evaluate policy
  • frame complex development challenges
  • communicate economic and technical analysis to specialist and non-specialist audiences
  • understand ethical standards and behaviours in research, analysis and policy
  • work effectively in diverse teams as well as in leadership roles.

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International Business Economics MSc

Enhance your understanding of international business with our International Business Economics MSc. You gain a solid grounding in economic theory that explains business behaviour – both at firm-level and within the global macroeconomy.

You’ll study microeconomic principles relating to the theories of firms and consumers. We also cover macroeconomic principles underpinning national and international economies.

You’ll also learn about managerial economics and how firms optimise their human resources. This expands your employment opportunities in the business, management and financial sectors. And you’ll gain the skills – and have the opportunity – to undertake independent research in an area of business economics.

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International Finance and Economics MSc

On this MSc, you’ll explore:

  • the impact of finance and financial markets on the wider global economy, including in developing countries
  • the core theoretical concepts in corporate finance, banking and the management of risk
  • applying models, concepts and theories to solve financial and macroeconomic problems in research and policy environments
  • the quantitative techniques used in international financial analysis, and how to investigate and interpret results.

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