Explore the deeper meanings of international economics, finance and business and learn to compare theories with this Master’s in Economics. This flexible MSc Economics combines training in theory and method with exposure to economic and financial data. You will gain a sound knowledge of economics, creative problem-solving skills, and the ability to look deeper into economic policy implications. Our academics focus on real-world issues and draw from a wide range of theory, resulting in an interdisciplinary approach with global benefits. You can study towards our standard Master of Economics or follow one of our specialist pathways - in International Economics or Business and Financial Economics. Graduates will be well-placed for business and public sector roles, notably in the finance industry where analytical skills and decision-making skills are vital, or for PhD programmes and academic careers. What you should know about this course
- According to the Economist, we are one of three universities leading the way in keeping economics degrees relevant.
- Our courses in Economics are ranked in TOP 5 for satisfaction in London (The Complete University Guide League Tables 2021)
- You can seek the deeper meaning of a theory or finding in a pluralistic fashion comparing contesting theories.
- You'll be part of a continuing guest lecture series where leading academic and professional economists share their insights and experience.
- The two specialist pathways are awarded as Master of Economics (Business and Financial Economics) and Master of Economics (International Economics).
All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.
On this course, students are assessed by take-home exams, coursework and practice assessments on campus where required. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assessments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.
How to apply
The University of Greenwich accepts a broad range of international qualifications for admission to our courses.
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. Graduates in business studies, mathematics/IT, social sciences, and engineering may also apply if economics or quantitative methods constitute a component of their studies.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£11000||Whole course|
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