The University of Greenwich

Economics

Greenwich Maritime Campus
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Rank: 90 (TCUG)

Location: Greenwich Maritime Campus

Website: www.gre.ac.uk

Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2019/01/09

Duration: -

Intl fees: £14500


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Description

You can start this MSc Economics degree in September or January. It can be tailored to two specialist fields: International Economics or Business and Financial Economics. On successful completion of this programme, you will graduate with one of the following degrees:

Master of Economics
Master of Economics (Business and Financial Economics)
Master of Economics (International Economics).

There is increasing demand for economics graduates in business and public sector decision making. This demand is evident in national and international institutions, including:

Central banks
Ministries and governmental departments
International governmental and non-governmental organisations (NGOs)
Commercial and investment banks
Rating agencies
Research institutes and think-tanks
Economics and business media
Business and civil society organisations.
All these employers increasingly look for high-quality, evidence-based decision makers with an ability in applied economics and advanced data analysis. Our Master's degree will enable you to respond to this increasing demand.

The programme combines solid training in theory and method with stimulating exposure to economics and financial data sources.

Our academics focus on real-world economic issues and draw from a plurality of economic theories and take an interdisciplinary approach to ensure they prepare you to think critically, respond to policy changes and contribute to the global economy.

Our courses weave a three-way linkage between alternative theories of economics and finance, data analysis, and application of theory and method to policy and strategy issues in the world of economics, business and finance.

Our Master's degree has a number of distinctive features to enable you to combine theory and real world examples to develop evidence-based answers to economic and business problems.

The aims of this degree are:

  • Equip you with a sound knowledge of international economics, financial economics and business economics, improving your analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Enable you to tackle problems creatively by helping you to think outside conventional boundaries

  • Develop skills to seek deeper meaning of a theory or finding in a pluralistic fashion comparing theories and their policy implications

  • Equip you with methods to analyse economic issues relevant to the real world

  • Enable you to respond to the increasing demand for economics graduates by developing your skills and competence in economics.

Requirements

Entry requirements

You should have an undergraduate degree in economics, industrial organisation, financial management or public policy at 2.2 or above, or equivalent qualification, from a recognised university or higher education institute.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each)


Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for The University of Greenwich.

About this university

International students

There is a thriving international community at the university including students from over 100 countries around the world. The International Office is the first point of contact for these students and can help with a variety of matters around living in the UK. This includes assistance with accommodation, registering for medical services and immigration and visas advice. They help with the arrival in London while students get used to their new home and with daily life matters as well as academic ones. There are also language courses on offer for those wishing to learn or improve their English skills. At the heart of student life at the university is the Students Union and all students are automatically members. It offers a range of services to these members including academic and non-academic advice and support, representation and the organisation of various clubs and societies for extracurricular times. It also operates three different bars as well as a shop and an online shop for students. The university has a top record for its sports teams and there are a range of competitive and non-competitive activities on offer. Clubs take part in the BUCS leagues against other universities and colleges and range from cricket and football to netball and self-defence activities. Likewise the societies over all aspects of life including academic, activities and games, campaigning, cultural and performing arts as well as the chance to start their own should students find a niche.

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