Coventry University

Degree level: Postgraduate

International Business Economics (Taught)

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Course summary

The primary purpose of this course is to try and equip you with the practical experience, skills and knowledge to apply advanced economics principles and mathematics to support decision making – at a global, national or individual firm level. Upon successful completion, this ability to practice effective decision making should support you as you progress into your chosen future career, either as an economist or in related roles and sectors. We adopt a holistic approach, exploring the synergies between economic theory, management practice, international business and finance. Throughout your studies, you will have the opportunity to encounter real-life scenarios. You will also have the opportunity to learn how to use managerial economics tools to solve actual economic problems – from determining optimal pricing strategies to evaluating mergers and take-overs, among others. Course content is regularly reviewed and updated to reflect new developments in economics, the world economy and the needs of private and public sectors. For example, we have recently examined the topic of why corporate CEO pay is so high. Through our current links with external organisations, including regulatory bodies and public sector institutions, as well as major firms, we aim to provide relevant guest lectures for our students, with previous attendees coming from firms such as PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and the Government Economic Service (subject to availability). This course can be offered on a part-time basis, with study over two years. Whilst we would like to give you all the information about our part-time offering here, it is tailored for each course each year depending on the number of part-time applicants. Therefore, the part-time teaching arrangements vary. You can make an enquiry about part-time study using our online forms, for UK and for EU/International students.

Course details

Assessment method

This course will be assessed using a variety of methods which will vary depending upon the module. Assessment methods include a project, reports, presentations, formal examinations and practical coursework. The Coventry University Group assessment strategy ensures that our courses are fairly assessed and allows us to monitor student progression towards the achieving the intended learning outcomes. Assessments may include exams, individual assignments or group work elements.


Entry requirements

Applicants should hold a good honours degree 2.2 or above in a relevant academic discipline. Applications from candidates with relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis. Each application will be considered on its merits and the final decision will be made by the course director.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

2022/23 fees TBC. Please see our website for latest information.

Provider information

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Coventry University
Priory Street
Coventry
CV1 5FB


Clearing contact details

Recruitment and Admissions Office

02476 888888

Course Clearing information

Additional information

Thursday 18 August 08:00-20:00, Friday 19 August 08:00-18:00, Saturday 20 August 10:00-16:00, Sunday 21 August 10:00-16:00, Monday 22 August onwards (weekdays only) 08:00-18:30


Course contact details

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UK Postgraduate Admissions Office

024 7765 4321

European and International Admissions Office

+44 024 7765 2152

International Business Economics at Coventry University - UCAS